Junior Market in sharp drop – Monday

CAC closed at a new high on Monday.

The Junior Market suffered a sharp 2 percent drop with the index shedding 59.56 points to close at 2,871.76 on Monday, as the prices of 7 securities advanced, 9 declined and 4 remained unchanged.
The market closed with 20 securities changing hands, resulting in 6,699,330 shares valued at $22 trading, compared to 8 securities trading on Friday with 3,826,595 shares valued at $11,225,879 securities changing hands.
Trading ended with an average of 334,967 units for an average of $1,116,396 in contrast to 212,589 units for an average of $582,881 on Friday. An average of 211,318 units at an average value of $1,500,635 traded, and previously 200,424 units at an average value of $1,534,489. In contrast, January closed with an average of 122,386 shares, valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 with lower offers.
The market will have Elite Diagnostics trading for the first time on Tuesday, following the heavy over subscription of the Initial public issue.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended 10 cents higher at $2.10, with 3,023,130 stock units, Blue Power dropped 79 cents to end trading at $33.01, with 3,500 units, CAC 2000 gained 94 cents to close at an all time high of $9.99, with 935 shares, Cargo Handlers settled at $10.90, with 1,000 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 20 cents at $5, after 3,715 shares changed hands. Caribbean Producers finished trading 20 cents higher at $4.40, with 1,280 units, Derrimon Trading fell 50 cents to $7, with 8,337 shares, Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of $2.50 at $16, and 6,835 stock units traded, Express Catering fell 10 cents to $4.60, with 10,000 shares. FosRich Group traded with a loss of 10 cents at $2.50, with 5,621 shares, General Accident finished down 4 cents at $2.80, with 101,661 shares, GWest Corporation closed 4 cents higher at $2.74, with 551 stock units, Honey Bun ended at $5.25, with 67,143 units. Jetcon Corporation ended trading at $4.60, with 218,429 stock units, Knutsford Express closed $2 higher at $15, with 617 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 17 cents at $4.35, with 83,262 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading at $5.25, with 43,680 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 80 cents at $3.70, with 3,010,717 units, Main Event rose 4 cents to close at $5.80, with 5,909 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading 31 cents higher at $5.51, with 103,008 stock units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market rose modestly on Friday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended with the prices of 9 securities advancing, 4 declining and 5 remaining unchanged leading to the market Index advancing 5.72 points to 2,941.32.
The market closed with 18 securities changing hands, resulting in 3,826,595 shares valued at $11,225,879 trading, compared to 21 securities trading on Thursday with 4,506,090 shares valued at $11,225,879 securities changing hands.
Trading ended with an average of 212,589 units for an average of $582,881 in contrast to 214,576 units for an average of $434,566 on Thursday. An average of 200,424 units at an average value of $1,534,489 traded, and previously 199,377 units at an average value of $1,616,445. In contrast, January closed with an average of 122,386 shares, valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 9 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed 1 cent higher at $45.02, with 18,500 shares, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 3,056,419 stock units trading, Cargo Handlers settled at $10.90, with 974 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading 38 cents higher at $7.50, with 6,441 units, Express Catering ended trading 10 cents higher at $4.70, with 67,234 shares. FosRich Group traded 10 cents higher at $2.60, with 1,300 stock units, General Accident finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $2.84, with 193,992 shares, GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 5 cents at $2.70, with 109,788 stock units, Honey Bun ended 15 cents higher at $5.25, with 28,443 units. Iron Rock concluded trading at $3, with 110,000 shares, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.50, with 14,330 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 39 cents higher at $4.60, with 10,502 stock units, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 50 cents at $13, with 1,000 shares. Lasco Distributors ended 6 cents higher at $4.52, with 66,915 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 4 cents higher at $5.25, with 4,590 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing finished at $4.50, with 36,296 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 34 cents at $5.76, with 4,667 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading 20 cents higher at $5.20, with 95,204 stock units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market falls for 3rd day

Lasco Distributors traded nearly 2 million shares after the company released profit up 237% for the December quarter on flat revenues.

The Junior Market index fell for the third time in 11 days at the close of trading on Wednesday. The Index dropped 41.38 points to close at 2,885.46 with 21 securities changing hands versus 22 on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 8 securities advanced, 9 declined and 4 remained unchanged. Trading resulted in an exchange of 3,844,782 units valued at $15,082,949 compared to 4,135,642 units valued at $14,508,179 on Wednesday. Volume was swollen by General Accident with just over 1 million units and Lasco Distributors with 1,953,030 shares.
Trading ended with an average of 183,085 units for an average of $718,236 in contrast to 187,984 units, for an average of $659,463 on Wednesday. An average of 183,089 units at an average value of $1,482,772 traded, and previously 183,090 units, at $1,630,068. In contrast, January closed with an average of 122,386 shares, valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed 15 cents higher at $45.15, with 989 shares, Blue Power concluded trading with a loss of $1 to end at $34, with 3,544 units changing hands, CAC 2000 finished 35 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $9.05, with 2,142 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded with a loss of 10 cents at $10.90, with 5,154 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $4.20, with 16,464 units. C2W Music ended with a loss of 9 cents at $0.51, with 7,000 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading with a loss of 50 cents at $7, with 7,000 shares, Eppley settled 2 cents higher at $12.52, with 1,100 units, FosRich Group traded at $2.70, with 150,482 shares. General Accident finished trading with a loss of 19 cents at $2.80, with 1,008,000 shares, GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 1 cent at $3, with 30,279 stock units, Honey Bun ended 2 cents higher at $5.12, with 16,000 units, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.60, with 3,209 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading 40 cents higher at $4.60, with 11,100 stock units, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 40 cents at $14, with 51,800 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 95 cents higher at $4.95, with 1,953,030 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents at $5.10, with 325,131 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 15 cents higher at $4.45, with 129,629 units, Main Event settled 77 cents higher at $6.47, with 35,344 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading at $5, with 6,000 shares and Paramount Trading ended with a loss of 24 cents at $3.15, with 81,385 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market up 8 days nonstop

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Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Monday with market Index advancing by 20.58 points to close at 2,996.64 with 25 securities changing hands versus 20 on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 8 securities advanced, 9 declined and 7 remained unchanged. Trading resulted in an exchange of just 846,548 units valued at $3,734,611, compared to 1,098,374 units valued at $4,214,988 on Friday. Monday’s trading marks the 8 straight day of unbroken gain in the index.
Trading ended with an average of 33,862 units for an average of $149,384 in contrast to 54,919 units for an average of $210,749 on Friday. Trading ended with an average of 216,726 units for an average of $2,354,867 and previously 325,574 units for an average of $3,667,654. In contrast, January that closed with an average of 122,386 shares, valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 2 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 7 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $47.40, with 307 shares, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 109,725 stock units trading, Blue Power ended trading with a gain of $1 to $35, with 700 units, CAC 2000 finished 5 cents higher at $8.70, with 23,527 shares, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 5 cents at $10.45, with 4,266 shares. Caribbean Flavours traded at $11, with 881 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 25 cents at $4.50, with 92,595 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2, with 48,749 shares, Derrimon Trading closed trading 38 cents higher at $7.50, with 1,762 shares. Eppley settled with a loss of 25 cents at $12.50, with 4,300 units, Express Catering ended trading with a loss of 3 cents at $4.85, with 128,117 shares, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 5 cents at $2.65, with 29,073 shares, General Accident closed trading 19 cents higher at $2.99, with 4,214 shares. Honey Bun ended 40 cents higher at $5.50, with 19,500 units, Iron Rock concluded trading 14 cents higher at $3, with 31,000 shares, Jamaican Teas settled 35 cents higher at $4.60, with 70,834 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 70 cents higher at $4.80, with 7,130 stock units. Knutsford Express closed at $14.50, with 12,700 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 35 cents at $4.60, with 38,158 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 3 cents at $5.22, with 11,272 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 5 cents at $4.45, with 130,251 units. Main Event settled with a loss of 20 cents at $5.50, with 7,726 shares, Paramount Trading traded at $3.40, with 22,847 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading at $5, while exchanging 46,614 stock units. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 9.5% concluded trading at $7.89, while just 300 units changed hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market rose for 6 straight days

Knutsford Express traded 10 million shares on Thursday.

The Junior Market recorded gains in the index each day since Monday January 22, to the close of Thursday with just a 2.24 points fall on January 24, breaking the trend. The market closed with a gain of 14.34 points to close at 2,936.55.
Market activities ended with the prices of 9 securities advanced, 6 declined and 7 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities on, 22 securities changed hands, resulting in an exchange of 12,575,728 units valued at $149,826,461 compared to 4,216,943 units valued at $15,584,380 from 25 securities changing hands, on Wednesday. Knutsford Express traded 10,042,962 shares accounting for 80 percent of total volume traded.
Trading ended with an average of 571,624 units for an average of $6,810,294 in contrast to 168,678 units for an average of $623,375 on Wednesday. January closed with an average of 122,386 shares valued at $489,704 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed with a loss of $2.60 at $45.40, with 200 shares trading, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 149,481 stock units, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 5 cents at $8.65, with 206 shares, Caribbean Producers rose 3 cents to close at $4.33, with 29,258 units, Derrimon Trading concluded trading 12 cents higher at $7.12, with 3,817 shares. Eppley settled at $12.50, with 4,789 units, Express Catering ended trading 45 cents higher at $4.95, with 46,343 shares, FosRich Group traded 20 cents higher at $2.70, with 99,079 shares, General Accident finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $2.80, with 8,512 shares. GWest Corporation closed at $3.20, with 1,429,709 stock units, Honey Bun ended at $5, with 1,620 units, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.60, with 71,295 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 10 cents higher at $4.60, with 9,500 stock units. Knutsford Express closed with a loss of $1 at $14, with 10,042,962 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 50 cents higher at $4.50, with 26,449 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 10 cents higher at $5.25, with 196,905 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing finished 10 cents higher at $4.50, with 346,468 units. Main Event settled at $5.70, with 1,594 shares, Paramount Trading traded at $3.40, with 12,000 shares, Stationery and Office finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5, with 23,781 stock units and tTech ended 5 cents higher at $6, with 7,500 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading with a loss of 40 cents at 52 weeks’ low of $5, with 64,260 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market index jumps – Tuesday

Lasco Distributors traded 76% of total volume in the Junior Market.

After climbing 36.88 points on Monday the Junior Market made further gains on Tuesday at the close 45.59 points higher to 2,846.00, as the prices of 12 securities advanced, 9 declined and 1 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities on Tuesday, 22 securities changed hands, resulting in an exchange of 8,181,768 units valued at $31,174,089 compared to 4,267,682 units valued at $16,140,258 from 22 securities changing hands, on Monday. Lasco Distributors gained 20 cents, accounting for 76 percent of the market volume and Lasco Manufacturing finished 13 cents higher with 329,396 units making a major contribution to the gain in the market index.
Trading ended with an average of 371,899 units for an average of $1,417,004 in contrast to 193,986 units for an average of $733,648 on Monday. For the month to date an average of 119,907 shares valued at $482,228 and previously, an average of 107,450 shares valued at $423,942. December closed with an average of 568,732 units valued at $3,447,957 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 6 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 38 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of at $2.02, with 146,183 stock units, CAC 2000 finished 20 cents higher at $8.70, with 1,211 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 6 cents higher at $5.56, with 1,200 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 7 cents at $4.50, with 5,551 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 18 cents at $2, with 33,724 shares. Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of 52 cents at $16.38, with 2,963 stock units, Express Catering ended trading 5 cents higher at $4.55, with 1,997 shares, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 5 cents at $2.55, with 77,954 shares, General Accident finished trading 13 cents higher at $2.85, with 20,000 shares. GWest Corporation closed 5 cents higher at $3.25, with 1,128,212 stock units, Honey Bun ended 6 cents higher at $4.56, with 31,130 units, Jamaican Teas settled 5 cents higher at $4.65, with 5,918 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 55 cents higher at $4.80, with 28,105 stock units. Key Insurance traded 24 cents higher at $3.25, with 66,862 units, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 1 cent at $14, with 5,300 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 20 cents higher at $3.80, with 6,221,994 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 13 cents at $5.11, with 45,927 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 13 cents higher at $4.30, with 329,396 units, Main Event settled at $5.50, with 9,920 shares, Medical Disposables lost 5 cents to close at $4.95, with 5,400 shares, Paramount Trading traded with a loss of 5 cents at $3.40, with 10,821 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading 5 cents higher at $5.05, with 2,000 stock units.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Ganja story pushes Junior Market higher

Lasco Manufacturing pushes Junior market index.

The Junior Market index rose 16.44 points to close at 2,763.53 at the end on Friday as a report that Lasco Manufacturing has set up a subsidiary to produce medicinal marijuana products in joint venture with an overseas partner.
Lasco Manufacturing is the most heavily weighted in the junior market index rose by 25 cents to help the market a nice bounce by contributing around 24 points to the market. At the close of trading the prices of 9 securities advanced, 7 declined and 6 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, trading ended with an exchange of 3,500,362 units valued at $13,179,651 with 22 securities changing hands, compared to 1,399,820 units valued at $5,859,024 from 19 securities changing hands, on Thursday.
Trading ended with an average of 159,107 units for an average of $599,075 in contrast to 73,675 units for an average of $308,370 on Thursday. For the month to date an average of 102,949 shares valued at $407,835 and previously, an average of 99,868 shares valued at $397,343. December closed with an average of 568,732 units valued at $3,447,957 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended unchanged at $2.40, with just 100 stock units, CAC 2000 finished 10 cents higher at $8.50, trading 22,794 shares, Cargo Handlers settled 5 cents higher at $10.05, with 1,416 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 9 cents higher at $5.09, with 87,159 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 20 cents at $4.30, with 153,893 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 26 cents at $2.18, with a mere 229 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading 10 cents higher at $7.10, with 4,337 shares, Dolphin Cove finished 50 cents higher at $16.90, with 33,102 stock units, Express Catering ended trading at $4.50, with 2,594 shares. FosRich Group traded at $2.61, with 15,337 shares, General Accident finished trading with a loss of 10 cents at $2.85, with 344,978 shares, GWest Corporation closed 30 cents higher at $2.90, in trading 1,219,959 stock units, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 18 cents at $4.32, with 18,500 units. Jamaican Teas settled 10 cents higher at $4.60, with 36,839 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 40 cents higher at $4.50, with 7,541 stock units, Lasco Distributors ended at $3.50, with 704,191 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5.40, with 22,700 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 25 cents higher at $4, to end with 133,300 units changing hands, after a newspaper article reported that they are going into the production of medicine from Ganja, subject to the receipt of license. Main Event settled at $6.20, with 14,501 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $4.95, with 213,000 shares, Paramount Trading traded with a loss of 3 cents at $3.45, with 192 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading at $5, with 463,700 stock units.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market slips on Wednesday

Blue Power dropped $9 higher to close at $35.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange declined in trading on Wednesday with the market index slipping just 2.24 points, to close at 2,744.92 with 19 securities changing hands, versus 22 on Tuesday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 7 securities advanced, 4 declined and 8 remained unchanged, trading ended with an exchange of 1,672,389 units valued at 8,029,321 changing hands, compared to 1,743,185 units valued at $9,048,340 on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 88,020 units for an average of $422,596 in contrast to 76,450 units for an average of $393,406 on Tuesday. For the month to date an average of 100,724 shares valued at $465,215 and previously, an average of 101,859 shares valued at $400,678. December closed with an average of 568,732 units valued at $3,447,957 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed $2.19 higher at $44.20, with 2,185 shares changing hands, after several weeks with no trading taking place with the price offered on Blue Power being well below the last traded price, the stock finally traded and dropped $9 to $35, with 6,236 units changing hands. CAC 2000 finished at $8.40, with 45,372 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $4.30, with 60,947 units, Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of 20 cents at $16.50, with 13,455 stock units. Eppley settled at $11, with 381 units, Express Catering ended trading 9 cents higher at $4.50, with 10,000 shares, FosRich Group traded at $2.65, with 18,300 shares, General Accident finished trading with a loss of 23 cents at $2.72, with 29,500 shares. GWest Corporation closed at $2.81, with 17,628 stock units, Honey Bun ended 35 cents higher at $4.50, with 16,828 units, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.50, with 11,100 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 5 cents higher at $4.10, with 84,211 stock units. Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $3.50, with 450,720 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading at $5.25, with 662,745 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing finished 8 cents higher at $3.75, with 1,200 units, Paramount Trading traded at $3.48, with 6,353 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading 20 cents higher at $5, with 234,583 stock units. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 9.5% finished at $7.25, with 645 shares trading.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market rises again on Tuesday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose for the second day, in trading on Tuesday with the Junior Market Index advancing 21.05 points to close at 2,747.16 with 22 securities changing hands, versus 18 on Monday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 8 securities advanced, 10 declined and 4 remained unchanged, trading ended with an exchange of 1,743,185 units valued at $9,048,340 changing hands, compared to 2,369,619 units valued at $9,249,191 on Monday.
Trading ended with an average of 79,236 units for an average of $407,859 in contrast to 131,646 units for an average of $513,844 on Monday. For the month to date an average of 101,859 shares valued at $400,678 and previously, an average of 103,318 shares valued at $400,214. December closed with an average of 568,732 units valued at $3,447,957 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended 5 cents higher at $2.60, with 89,579 stock units, CAC 2000 finished $1.10 higher at $8.40, with 20,800 shares, Cargo Handlers settled at $10, with 134 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading at $5, with 10,785 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded with a loss of 50 cents at $11, with 6,922 stock units. Consolidated Bakeries closed 44 cents higher at $2.44, with 1,500 shares, Dolphin Cove finished 60 cents higher at $16.70, with 161,496 stock units, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 9 cents at $2.65, with 41,450 shares, General Accident finished trading 45 cents higher at $2.95, with 1,000 shares. GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 19 cents at $2.81, with 75,766 stock units, Honey Bun ended 5 cents higher at $4.15, with 12,000 units, ISP Finance finished at $12.08, with 4,114 shares, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.50, with 11,000 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading 5 cents higher at $4.05, with 84,600 stock units, KLE Group finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $2.25, with 108,000 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $3.60, with 697,680 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 6 cents at $5.24, with 285,466 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 21 cents at $3.67, with 44,035 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 94 cents at $5.06, with 43,786 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading with a loss of 5 cents at $4.95, and 11,300 shares trading and Paramount Trading finished trading 48 cents higher at $3.48, with 642 stock units. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 9.5% finished 5 cents higher at $7.25, with 35,000 shares trading.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Gwest corners 76% of Junior Market trades

Recent Junior Market listing, GWest Corporation dominated trading on Friday with 2.2 million shares and accounting for 76 percent of the overall volume traded for the day, the spice slipped by 20 cents to $2.80 at the close.
The Junior Market Index slipped 0.73 points to 2,697.52, resulting from an exchange of 2,964,625 units valued at $9,024,979 compared to 1,258,859 units valued at $5,181,599 on Thursday.
Market activity ended with 21 securities changing hands versus 18 on Thursday, with gains in the prices of 4 securities, declines in 8 with 9 closing unchanged.
Trading ended with an average of 141,173 units for an average of $429,761 in contrast to 69,937 units for an average of $287,867 on Thursday. For the month to date an average of 111,699 shares valued at $393,882 and previously, an average of 98,998 shares valued at $391,387. December closed with an average of 568,732 units valued at $3,447,957 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed with a loss of 1 cent at $42, with 1,000 shares, AMG Packaging ended at $2.55, with 12,775 stock units, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 70 cents at $7.30, with 4,000 shares trading, Caribbean Cream ended trading 10 cents higher at $5, with 173,000 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 10 cents at $4.30, with 11,471 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 10 cents at $2.60, with 1,000 shares, Dolphin Cove finished at $16.10, with 7,745 stock units, Eppley settled at $11, with 100 units, Express Catering ended trading with a loss of 30 cents at $4.20, with 2,944 shares. FosRich Group traded 7 cents higher at $2.60, with 316,755 shares, GWest Corporation closed 11 cents higher at $2.81, with 2,261,047 stock units, Honey Bun ended at $4.15, with 12,000 units, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.50, with 15,800 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 44 cents at $4.01, with 39,761 stock units, Knutsford Express closed at $15, with 1,108 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 14 cents at $3.45, with 16,150 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents at $5.25, with 71,609 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 14 cents higher at $3.49, with 7,500 units, Medical Disposables ended trading at $4.95, with 560 shares and tTech ended at $6.38, with 4,300 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 9.5% finished at $7.20, with 4,000 shares,
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.