Junior Market trading levels plunge

Junior market volume contracts.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped to just 457,558 units valued at $1,689,604 compared to 990,418 units valued at $3,442,516 on Friday as 27 securities changing hands versus 23 on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities advanced, 7 declined and 8 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index declined by 30.50 points to close at 3,148.5. Everything Fresh crashed to a new low at the close with no bill posted to buy at the close.
Trading ended with an average of just 16,947 units for an average of $62,578 in contrast to 43,062 units for an average of $149,675 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 143,367 units at a value of $463,182, versus 172,792 units at a value of $556,427, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows23 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market activity, Access Financial closed at $50.50, with 150 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended 15 cents higher at $1.85, with 5,200 stock units being traded, CAC 2000 finished at $16.90, with an exchange of 5,000 shares, Cargo Handlers settled at $15 trading of 1,000 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 28,848 shares with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30. Caribbean Producers finished trading just 300 units for 9 cents higher at $5.44, Derrimon Trading rose 5 cents to $2.70, with 25,539 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic finished 13 cents higher at $3, with an exchange of 75,051 stock units, Everything Fresh traded 53,250 shares after dropping 37 cents to close at an all-time low of $1.30, Express Catering ended trading of 3,212 shares with a loss of 30 cents at $7.70. FosRich Group traded 22,511 shares 20 cents higher at $3.80, General Accident finished trading at $3.75, with 763 shares changing hands, Honey Bun ended at $3.80, and ended trading 11,500 units, Indies Pharma traded 66,038 shares and rose just 1 cent to close at $3.16, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with 26,409 stock units having gained 8 cents to $3.40,  Key Insurance traded just 182 units with a loss of 3 cents at $4.95, KLE Group finished trading with 543 shares for 10 cents higher at $3.10, Knutsford Express closed at $11.50, while swapping just 350 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 20 cents higher at $3.90, with 93,058 shares traded. Lasco Financial concluded trading with 2,000 stock units and lost 5 cents to close at $4.10, Lasco Manufacturing finished trading with 8,100 units but lost 29 cents to close at $3.16, Main Event settled with a loss of 50 cents at $6, in exchanging 4,329 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading with 5,063 shares at $6.40. Paramount Trading lost 43 cents to close at $2.52, with 741 shares traded, SSL Venture Capital traded 2,590 shares after gaining 1 cent to close at $1.82, Stationery and Office finished trading 30 cents higher at $8.80, with 15,270 stock units trading and tTech ended at $5.19, with 561 shares changing hands.

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

 

Junior Market inched higher – Thursday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Thursday with a miniscule increase in the Index of 2.46 points to 3,168.22 after 11 securities advanced, 5 declined, while 7 remained unchanged as 23 securities changed hands versus 23 on Wednesday.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 1,715,859 units valued at $9,303,423 compared to 5,429,367 units valued at $18,378,072 on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 74,603 units for an average of $404,497 in contrast to 236,059 units for an average of $799,047 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 204,876 units at a value of $657,021, versus 247,680 units $739,994, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market activity, AMG Packaging ended 10 cents higher at $1.70, with 45,300 stock units changing hands, Cargo Handlers settled at $15, trading 8,130 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading of 4,784 units, at $5.40, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.15, trading 2,000 shares, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.65, with an exchange of 111,364 shares. Elite Diagnostic finished trading with 15,140 stock units and rose 2 cents to $2.87, Eppley settled at $9, in exchanging 385 units, Express Catering ended trading with a loss of 20 cents at $7.60, with 14,000 shares, FosRich Group traded 5,200 shares with a loss of 40 cents at $3.60. General Accident finished trading 25 cents higher at $3.75, with 64,860 shares, GWest Corporation closed 10 cents higher at $1.55, with 10,000 stock units trading, Indies Pharma traded 411,391 shares and gained 3 cents to close at $3.15, Jamaican Teas settled at $3.70, while exchanging 42,931 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 4,700 stock units for 40 cents higher at $3.40. Key Insurance  traded 14,900 units, with a loss of 2 cents at $4.98, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $3.90, exchanging 3,000 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with 166,552 stock units, 20 cents higher at $4, Lasco Manufacturing finished 15 cents higher at $3.45, with 117,500 units. Main Event settled at $6.50, trading 1,129 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading 51,500 shares and gained 30 cents to close at $6.50, Paramount Trading closed with a loss of 2 cents at $2.95, in an exchange of 6,906 shares, SSL Venture Capital traded 15,798 shares and added just 1 cent to end at $1.80 and Stationery and Office finished trading 30 cents higher at $8.95, with 598,389 stock units changing hands.

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

8 Junior Market stocks rise 11 fall – Tuesday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Monday with 26 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 2,263,347 units valued at $12,188,607 compared to 9,644,867 units valued at $21,232,867 from 21 securities trading on Monday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 8 securities advanced, 11 declined and 7 remained unchanged resulting in the Junior Market Index advanced 19.79 points to close at 3,197.02. at the close 1 security traded at a 52 weeks’ high and two ended at 52 weeks’ lows.
Trading ended with an average of 87,052 units for an average of $468,793 in contrast to 459,279 units for an average of $1,011,089 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 253,366 units valued at $711,095. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $50.50, with 257 shares traded, Blue Power concluded trading of 2,000 units at $5.45, Cargo Handlers limbed $1 higher to $15, with an exchange of 34,600 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 20,800 shares at $5.30, Caribbean Producers finished trading 1,300 units and declined of 10 cents to close at $5.30,  Consolidated Bakeries closed 6 cents higher at $2.20, with 21,000 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended trading with 216,900 shares and fell 10 cents to close at $2.70,  Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 173,947 shares gained and 75 cents to end at $15.75, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 27 cents at $2.85, with an exchange of 42,256 stock units. Everything Fresh traded 59,127 shares after declining 5 cents to close at $1.50, Express Catering settled with a loss of 25 cents at $7.50, exchanging 26,208 units, FosRich Group ended trading of 15,985 shares and rose 2 cents to $4.07, General Accident traded 2,500 shares at $3.63, GWest Corporation finished trading 10,000 shares with a loss of 10 cents in closing at an all-time low of $1.45. Indies Pharma traded 82,620 shares and fell 4 cents to close at $3.06, Jamaican Teas finished trading of 161,257 shares at $3.80, Jetcon Corporation settled with a loss of 9 cents at $3.90, exchanging 38,461 shares, Key Insurance jumped 50 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of $5, with 1,027,000 stock units changing hands, Lasco Distributors closed at $4, with 126,190 shares trading. Lasco Financial dropped 80 cents to $4, with 109,306 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading at $3.30, with an exchange of 49,680 stock units, Main Event finished 15 cents higher at $6.50, trading 2,832 units, Paramount Trading  ended trading 500 shares and jumped 77 cents to $2.97. SSL Venture Capital rose 6 cents in trading 2,000 shares to end at $1.80, Stationery and Office traded with a loss of 85 cents at $7.35, with 36,521 shares and tTech closed 8 cents higher at $5.19, with 100 units changing hands.

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

 

12 Junior Market stocks rise 7 fall – Thursday

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Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended trading on Thursday with 23 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 4,094,002 units valued at over $9,912,290 compared to 2,866,572 units valued at $7,184,147 on Wednesday from 24 securities.
The day’s volume was swollen by 2.53 million units of SSL Venture Capital, the other development of note is that Key Insurance that traded 568,000 million units with a bid for 949,000 units on the bid at $4.15.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 12 securities advanced, 7 declined and 4 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index declined by 6.94 points to close at 3,171.50.
Trading ended with an average of 178,000 units for an average of $430,969 in contrast to 119,441 units for an average of $299,339 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 190,807 units valued at $666,313 and previously 191,443 units valued at $657,797. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market, Access Financial ended with a loss of $4 at $45.50, trading 1,274 shares, AMG Packaging ended 5 cents higher at $1.95, with 208,388 stock units trading, Cargo Handlers settled $1.10 higher at $14, with 1,000 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended trading 8,362 shares after rising 5 cents to end at $5.30, Caribbean Producers finished trading of 22,287 units with a loss of 9 cents at $5.35. Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.14, with an exchange of 21,635 shares, Derrimon Trading ended 35 cents higher at $2.85, swapping 7,500 shares, Elite Diagnostic finished 6 cents higher at $3.11, with 17,449 stock units being exchanged, Everything Fresh traded 109,600 shares after falling 4 cents and closed at $1.51, Express Catering ended trading 6,340 shares at $8. GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 3 cents at $1.55, trading 12,000 stock units, Honey Bun ended 15 cents higher at $4.15, with 58,500 units changing hands, Indies Pharma traded 137,347 shares in closing at $3, Jamaican Teas settled 40 cents higher at $4.40, in exchanging 5,530 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 52,959 stock units and rose 50 cents to close at $4. Key Insurance traded 15 cents higher at $4.15, with 568,144 units changing hands, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $3.80, with 232,796 shares trading, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 18,200 stock units and rose 15 cents to $5.15, Lasco Manufacturing finished 2 cents higher at $3.50, with 51,893 units. Medical Disposables ended trading of 100 shares at $6.20, SSL Venture Capital fell 6 cents in trading 2,526,362 shares to end at $1.74, Stationery and Office finished trading 24,738 stock units and declined $1.20 to close at $8.20, and tTech ended 30 cents higher at $5.30, with 1,598 shares changing hands.

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

Gains for Junior Market

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange reverted to more normal levels on Monday, with 26 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 843,267 units valued at $2,847,021, compared to 37,359,775 units valued at $87,094,646 from 23 securities trading on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities advanced, 8 declined and 9 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index advanced by 35.07 points to close at 3,270.03.
Trading ended with an average of 32,433 units for an average of $109,501 in contrast to 1,624,338 units for an average of $3,786,724 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 177,719 units valued at $607,746 and previously 187,380 units valued at $640,878. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 10 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, CAC 2000 finished 90 cents higher at $16.90, with 30,179 shares changing hands, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 10 cents at $12.90, trading 500 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 1,430 shares with a loss of 50 cents to close at $5.50, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $5.49, with an exchange of 29,676 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 15 cents at $2.15, with 550 shares changing hands. Dolphin Cove concluded trading at $16, with 3,000 shares, Elite Diagnostic finished at $3, trading 40,896 stock units, Eppley settled 5 cents higher at $9.10, with an exchange of 103 units, Everything Fresh traded 402,623 shares after falling 10 cents and closed at $1.60, Express Catering ended trading 55 cents higher at $8.50, with 32,300 shares changing hands. FosRich Group traded 100,618 shares, at $3.90, General Accident finished trading 50 cents higher at $3.52, with an exchange of 59,500 shares, GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 20 cents at $1.70, with 16,311 stock units changing hands, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 15 cents at $4, trading 100 units. Indies Pharma traded 70,958 shares in closing at $3, Jamaican Teas settled at $4, with 10,197 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 11,100 stock units, at $3.79, Key Insurance traded 75 cents higher at $4, as 1,237 units changed hands, Knutsford Express closed at $11.50, with 500 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors ended at $3.80, with an exchange of 4,500 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with 200 stock units and rose 15 cents higher to end at $5.25, Lasco Manufacturing finished 25 cents higher at $3.50, swapping 18,439 units, Main Event gained 10 cents to end at $6, with 750 shares changing hands. Medical Disposables ended trading with 2,600 shares at $6.20, SSL Venture Capital traded 3,500 shares and gained 1 cent to end at $1.80 and Stationery and Office finished trading with a loss of 52 cents at $9.48, with 1,500 stock units changing hands.

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

 

More decline for Junior Market – Wednesday

Stocks mostly gained at the close of trading on the Junior Market on Wednesday with the market Index declining 32.11 points to close at 3,186.39 as 25 securities changed hands versus 20 on Tuesday.
At the close on Wednesday just, with 9 stocks rising, 10 declining and 6 remaining unchanged with an exchange of 3,017,657 units valued at $9,935,529, compared to 1,254,634 units valued at $4,719,006 on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator closed Wednesday with 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, while 4 closed with lower offers. The market closed before a series of results were posted. The picture that was painted is that the results are mixed with some likely to encourage selling and fewer that will result in prices moving up. With 2018 almost ended, investors should start planning for the winners in 2019 as such some poor results now could point to big winners next year.
Trading ended with an average of 120,706 units for an average of $397,421 in contrast to 50,185 units for an average of $188,760 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 108,057 units valued at $537,578 and previously 106,499 units valued at $554,839. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 10 cents at $1.75, with 44,342 stock units changing hands, CAC 2000 closed at $16, in exchanging 2,562 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 14,500 shares to close at $6, Caribbean Flavours traded just 100 stock units $2 higher at $20, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.70, with 33,664 shares changing hands. Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 10 cents at $3.30, while 3,685 stock units changed hands, Everything Fresh lost 15 cents in trading 183,881 shares to close at of $1.75, Express Catering ended trading with a loss of 44 cents at $7.55, with 16,043 shares, FosRich Group traded 36,429 shares and rose 20 cents to $3.40, General Accident finished trading 1,051,170 share, 25 cents higher at $4. GWest Corporation closed 10 cents higher at $1.90, with 32,750 stock units changing hands, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 48 cents at $3.51, trading 70,766 units, Indies Pharma ended trading of 56,697 shares and lost 5 cents to close at $3.05, Iron Rock concluded trading of 20,000 shares, with a loss of 49 cents at $4.50, Jamaican Teas settled at $3.90, with 261,000 shares changing hands. Jetcon Corporation ended trading with 33,200 stock units and jumped 65 cents to $4.50, KLE Group finished trading 88,888 shares, with a rise of 10 cents to $4, Knutsford Express closed at $12, with 200 shares trading, Lasco Distributors ended 10 cents higher at $4, with 101,180 shares changing hands. Lasco Financial concluded trading of 17,648 stock units with a loss of 34 cents at $4.85, Lasco Manufacturing finished 1 cent higher at $3.18, in exchanging 331,709 units, Main Event settled at $5.55, with 13,287 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables ended trading with a loss of 45 cents at $7.65, with an exchange of 500 shares, SSL Venture Capital traded 581,561 shares with a loss of 5 cents at $1.76 and tTech ended 50 cents higher at $6.50, with 21,895 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market pulled back on Tuesday

Stocks mostly gained at the close of trading on the Junior Market on Tuesday with the market Index declining 14.45 points to close at 3,218.50 as 25 securities changed hands versus 20 on Monday.
At the close on Tuesday just, with 6 stocks rising, 10 declining and 9 remaining unchanged with an exchange of 1,254,634 units valued at $4,719,006 compared to 1,232,739 units valued at $4,669,444 on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator closed Tuesday with 4 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, while 2 closed with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 50,185 units for an average of $188,760 in contrast to 53,597 units for an average of $203,019 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 106,499 units valued at $554,839 and previously 114,409 units valued at $518,311. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Blue Power concluded trading with a loss of 1 cent at $5.49, with 916 units, Cargo Handlers settled at $13, in trading 7,708 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading at $6, with 115,002 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading of 40,261 units, with a loss of 49 cents at $5.51, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2, with an exchange of 43,693 shares. Derrimon Trading ended at $2.70, with the swapping of 40,500 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading with a loss of 8 cents at $14.80, with 2,756 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic finished 21 cents higher at $3.40, with an exchange of 2,606 stock units, Everything Fresh lost 10 cents, in closing trading with 75,706 shares to close at of $1.90, Express Catering ended trading of 5,850 shares with a loss of 1 cent at $7.99. FosRich Group traded 95,406 shares, with a loss of 55 cents to end at $3.20, General Accident finished trading 178,900 shares, to close 15 cents higher at $3.75, GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 20 cents at $1.80, with 33,757 stock units trading, Honey Bun ended at $3.99, with 2,900 units passing through the market. Indies Pharma ended trading of 52,586 shares and gained 10 cents to close at $3.10, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 7 cents at $3.85, with 70,501 stock units after trading as high as $4.50, Key Insurance traded 300,000 units at $3.25, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $3.90, with 4,000 shares being exchanged, Lasco Financial concluded trading 19 cents higher at $5.19, with 4,611 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished at $3.17, trading 115,688 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 5 cents at $5.55, with an exchange of 10,200 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading 14,200 shares and close 10 cents higher at $8.10, SSL Venture Capital traded 17,050 shares at $1.81, Stationery and Office finished trading of 19,737 stock units and moved 30 cents higher to $9.50 and tTech ended activity at $6, in exchanging just 100 shares.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market inched higher on Tuesday

Everything Fresh traded at a new low of $1.60 on Tuesday.

Trading ended on the Junior Market with 26 securities changing hands versus 24 on Monday, with 9 stocks rising, 5 declining and 12 remained unchanged resulting in the Junior Market Index rising 3.20 points to close at 3,242.68.
The day’s activity ended with an exchange of 1,035,040 units valued at $4,104,381 compared to 1,167,494 units valued at $4,279,897 on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, while 4 closed with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 39,809 units for an average of $157,861 in contrast to 48,646 units for an average of $178,329 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 153,569 units valued at $733,759 and previously 197,715 units valued at $957,242. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended trading 2 cents higher at $1.90, with 80,579 stock units changing hands, CAC 2000 finished trading 217 shares at $16, Cargo Handlers settled at $13, in an exchange of 3,235 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading of 33,061 units at $6, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2, while exchanging 2,511 shares. Derrimon Trading ended at $2.60, as 39,404 shares changed ownership, Dolphin Cove concluded trading with 208 shares, with a rise of 3 cents to $14.88, Elite Diagnostic ended at $3.02, with 10,000 stock units changing hands, Eppley closed at $8, with 146,800 units changing hands. Everything Fresh lost 19 cents in trading 147,973 shares, to close at $1.80, after trading at an all-time low of $1.60. Express Catering ended trading of 1,900 shares at $8, FosRich Group traded 185,773 shares with a loss of 43 cents to end at $3.20, General Accident finished 25 cents higher at $3.75, trading 10,071 shares, GWest Corporation closed at $1.80, after 10,000 stock units changed owners. Honey Bun ended with a loss of 24 cents at $3.90, with 5,600 units changing hands, Jamaican Teas settled at $3.90, exchanging hands 6,489 shares, Knutsford Express closed 20 cents higher at $12, with 120 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 1 cent at $3.99, exchanging 92,520 shares. Lasco Financial concluded trading of 10,377 stock units, after rising 10 cents higher to $5.40, Lasco Manufacturing finished market activity 12 cents higher at $3.42, with 21,150 units changing hands, Main Event settled with a gain of 4 cents at $6, with 7,199 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables ended trading 1,070 shares at $9, Paramount Trading closed 10 cents higher at $2.80, with 200 shares changing hands,SSL Venture Capital traded 83,179 shares at $2 and Stationery and Office traded 35,861 stock units, and rose 20 cents to close at $9.20.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market close out October down

In Junior Market activity, Express Catering traded 5 million that pushed the overall volume to 7,039,541 units valued at $46,203,913, compared to 1,044,222 units valued at $3,800,904 on Tuesday.
Trading ended in the regular market with 25 securities changing hands, versus 29 on Tuesday, leading to gains in the prices of 11, decline of 5 while 10 remained unchanged. The market Index rose 17.11 points but closed October with a loss of 88.45 point to close at 3,306.56, on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 10 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, while 5 closed with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of a mere 281,582 units for an average of $1,848,156 in contrast to 36,008 units for an average of $131,066 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 69,421 units valued at $347,455 and previously 59,915 units valued at $276,934. September, ended with an average of 484,335 at $2,628,299 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed $2 higher at $52, with 1,645 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended at $1.80, exchanging 302,368 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading with a loss of 20 cents at $6, with 3,970 units, Cargo Handlers settled at $13, trading 5,467 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded 5,117 stock units at $18. Caribbean Producers finished trading 10,859 units, for 5 cents higher at $6.55, Consolidated Bakeries closed 1 cent higher at $2.30, with 50,000 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended 41 cents higher at $2.82, with 46,000 shares trading, Elite Diagnostic finished with 18,229 stock units changing hands at $3.17. Everything Fresh fell 6 cents in trading 177,881 shares, to close at $2, Express Catering ended trading 5,012,164 shares with a loss of 25 cents to close at $7.85, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 5 cents at $3.05, with 171,333 shares, Honey Bun ended 9 cents higher at $4.14, in exchanging 6,350 units, Indies Pharma rose 10 cents and closed at $3.30 with 659,403 shares changing hands, Jamaican Teas settled at $4, trading 5,827 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading 36,193 stock units, for 15 cents more at $3.85, KLE Group finished 15 cents higher at $3.90, trading 1,640 shares, Knutsford Express closed at $12, exchanging 807 shares, Lasco Distributors ended at $4, with 54,996 shares. Lasco Financial concluded trading of 320,455 stock units, with a loss of 5 cents to end at $5.45, Lasco Manufacturing finished 6 cents higher at $3.66, swapping 117,031 units, Paramount Trading ended at $2.75, with 28,694 shares changing hands, Sweet River closed with a loss of 30 cents at a 52 weeks’ low of $3.50, trading 1,200 units and tTech ended $1 higher at $6, with 800 shares trading. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 9.5% finished at $6, with 1,112 shares, In the US dollar Junior Market, Eppley 5% US preference share traded 5,626 units at US$1.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market slips – Monday

The Junior Market Index lost 7.26 points to close at 3,307.46, on Monday with 26 securities trading, versus 22 on Friday. At the close 9 advanced, 9 declined and 8 remained unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, while 6 closed with lower offers.
The market traded just 758,861 units valued at $3,466,162 compared to 707,099 units valued at $2,876,348 on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of a mere 29,187 units for an average of $133,314 in contrast to 32,141 units for an average of $130,743 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 61,226 units valued at $280,213 and previously 62,882 units valued at $287,807. September, ended with an average of 484,335 at $2,628,299 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed $1 higher at $50, in trading of 1,229 shares, AMG Packaging ended at $1.80, with 20,000 stock units changing hands, Cargo Handlers settled 25 cents higher at $13, trading 1,461 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 85 cents higher at $6.75, while exchanging 18,700 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 23,719 units with a loss of 29 cents at $6.51. Derrimon Trading ended 2 cents higher at $2.82, exchanging 18,750 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading 1,963 shares and rose 10 cents to $15, Elite Diagnostic finished at $3.17, trading 15,175 stock units, Everything Fresh gained 2 cents in trading 106,904 shares, to close at $2.06, Express Catering ended trading with a loss of 20 cents at $8, with 111,028 shares. FosRich Group traded 16,877 shares with a loss of 60 cents at $3.10, General Accident finished trading 108,000 shares, with a loss of 45 cents to close at $3.50, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 5 cents at $4.10, while exchanging 18,000 units, Indies Pharma rose 10 cents and closed at $3.10 with 126,444 shares changing hands, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 1 cent at $4.09, trading 25,926 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading 2,200 stock units with a loss of 30 cents at $3.50, KLE Group finished trading 550 shares at $3.75, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 20 cents at $11.80, with 1,550 shares trading, Lasco Distributors ended at $4, trading 26,700 shares. Lasco Financial concluded trading 1,672 stock units with a loss of 5 cents at $5.45, Lasco Manufacturing finished 16 cents higher at $3.76, in exchanging 3,166 units, Main Event settled 15 cents higher at $6.10, with 91,364 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables ended trading 1,600 shares at $7.50, Paramount Trading ended at $2.75, in exchanging 13,224 shares SSL Venture Capital traded 400 shares at $2.05 and Stationery and Office finished trading 2,259 stock units, ending unchanged at $9.50.

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