Fontana tops Junior Market trades – Thursday

Fontana Waterloo Road – the company’s stock traded 7.3m units.

This year’s new listing, Fontana continues to trade in large amounts with 7.34 million units trading and contributing to 83 percent of the day’s volume trading when the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Thursday.
Trading ended another day of high volume with an exchange of 8,871,009 units valued at $29,431,464 compared to 3,592,672 units valued at $12,085,054 on Wednesday from trading in 22 securities.
Trading activity pushed the Junior Market Index up by 12.37 points to 3,215.17 with 30 securities trading with the prices of 7 rising, 14 declining and 9 remaining unchanged.
Trading ended with an average of 295,700 units for an average of $981,049 in contrast to 163,303 units for an average of $549,321 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 659,569 units valued at $2,710,697 and previously 703,409 units valued at $2,919,088. In contrast, December ended with an average of 136,222 units at a value of $737,367 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling prices and just 1 closing with a lower offer.
At the close of the day’s activities, AMG Packaging ended 29 cents higher at $2.52, with an exchange of 200,037 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 41,075 units with a loss of 80 cents at $5, Cargo Handlers settled at $15, with 1,307 shares trading. Caribbean Cream ended trading of 105,900 shares with a loss of 50 cents to end at $5.35, Caribbean Flavours traded 5,500 stock units with a loss of 2 cents at $17, Caribbean Producers lost 4 cents to end at $4.96, with 9,917 units trading, Consolidated Bakeries closed 15 cents higher at $2.15, with an exchange of 327,024 shares. Derrimon Trading ended at $2.75, with 1,824 shares changing hands. Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 106,047 shares at $15, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 4 cents at $2.91, with an exchange of 20,051 stock units, Everything Fresh rose 22 cents to end trading of 45,083 shares at $1.87. Express Catering settled with a loss of 60 cents at $7.40, trading 38,845 units, Fontana traded 7,342,905 shares and closed at $3.20, FosRich Group  ended trading 15,321 shares and rose 20 cents higher to $3.90, General Accident traded 4,084 shares and gained 10 cents to end at $3.45, Honey Bun closed at $3.75, with 1,000 stock units trading. Indies Pharma fell 5 cents to end at $3.10, trading 28,797 shares, ISP Finance  concluded trading at $13, with an exchange of 31,895 shares, Jamaican Teas  closed at $4, with 26,665 shares trading, Jetcon Corporation  settled with a loss of 13 cents at $3.30, with 54,920 shares changing hands. Key Insurance  ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $3.19, with 13,250 stock units, Knutsford Express  finished trading 4,590 shares for $1.40 higher to close at $13,  Lasco Distributors  closed with a loss of 6 cents at $3.70, trading 257,635 shares, Lasco Financial ended 15 cents higher at $4.35, with 49,262 shares changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading of 20,338 stock units with a loss of 13 cents to close at $3.70, Main Event finished with a loss of 90 cents at $6, in exchanging 5,920 units, Medical Disposables settled with a loss of 51 cents at $6.50, with 478 shares trading. Paramount Trading ended at $2, with an exchange of 108,433 shares, SSL Venture Capital exchanged 2,000 shares to close at $1.95 and tTech closed at $5.90, with 906 units changing hands.

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

Junior Market trading cools – Wednesday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange finished on Wednesday with 22 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 3,592,672 units valued at $12,085,054.
Wednesday’s trading fell sharply from the 11,135,194 units valued at $34,955,488 passing through the market on Tuesday, from trading in 29 securities.
Trading activity pushed the Junior Market Index down by 22.64 points to 3,202.80 with the prices of 9 securities rising, 11 declining and 2 remaining unchanged.
Trading ended with an average of 163,303 units for an average of $549,321 in contrast to 383,972 units for an average of $1,205,362 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 703,409 units valued at $2,919,088 and previously 755,754 units valued at $3,148,757. In contrast, December ended with an average of 136,222 units at a value of $737,367 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling prices and 5 closing with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activities, Access Financial closed with a loss of $2 at $50, with 6,673 shares trading, AMG Packaging ended 26 cents higher at $2.23, with 62,645 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended trading 58,493 shares, 15 cents higher to $5.85, Caribbean Producers traded 14,744 units and rose 20 cents higher to $5. Derrimon Trading ended with a rise of 20 cents to $2.75, with 21,049 shares passing through the market, Elite Diagnostic closed at $2.95, with an exchange of 81,386 stock units, Everything Fresh lost 4 cents to end trading of 120,950 shares at $1.65, Express Catering settled at $8, with 87,049 units. Fontana traded 2,808,416 shares and gained 10 cents to close at $3.20, General Accident traded with a loss of 10 cents at $3.35, with 84,366 shares changing hands, GWest Corporation finished trading with a loss of 6 cents at $1.75, with 22,756 shares, Honey Bun closed with a loss of 25 cents at $3.75, with 2,222 stock units. Indies Pharma  rose 5 cents to end at $3.15, trading 69,089 shares, Jetcon Corporation  settled 25 cents higher at $3.43, with an exchange of 4,930 shares. Knutsford Express  finished trading 34,800 shares 10 cents higher at $11.60, Lasco Distributors  closed with a loss of 4 cents at $3.76, with 6,358 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial  ended with a loss of 3 cents at $4.20, in the swapping of 54,759 shares, Lasco Manufacturing  concluded trading 17,762 stock units with a loss of 2 cents at $3.83.  Main Event  finished 90 cents higher at $6.90, with an exchange of 15,103 units, Paramount Trading  ended trading of 10,000 shares with a loss of 15 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $2 and  Stationery and Office  traded 2,381 shares with a loss of 50 cents at $8.50. In the junior market preference segment, CAC 2000 closed with a loss of 6 cents at 52 weeks’ low of $1.10, with 6,741 shares traded.

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

 

Knustford & Fontana dominate juniors

Knutsford Express stock was the largest trade on the Junior Market on Monday.

Trading on the Junior Market remained elevated again on Monday with an exchange of 10,025,824 units valued at $83,305,040 compared to 16,780,456 units valued at $150,707,233 on Friday.
Trading in shares of Fontana and Knutsford Express accounted for 91 percent of total volume traded. At the close of trading, 23 securities changed hands, resulting in the prices of 9 rising, 8 declining and 6 remaining unchanged, compared to 25 securities changing hands on Friday. The Junior Market index rose 13.13 points to close 3,250.34.
The average trade ended at 435,905 units for an average of $3,621,958 in contrast to 671,218 units for an average of $6,028,289 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 810,207 units valued at $3,433,396 and previously 859,400 units valued at $3,408,614. In contrast, December ended with an average of 136,222 units at a value of $737,367 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activities, Access Financial closed $2.02 higher at $52, trading 1,200 shares, AMG Packaging ended 1 cent higher at $1.95, with 198,598 stock units trading, Caribbean Cream ended trading 68,821 shares, with a loss of 4 cents at $5.91, Caribbean Flavours traded 7,248 stock units at $19, Caribbean Producers finished trading 5,000 units at $4.96. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 9 cents at $1.71, with 145,680 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended 25 cents higher at $2.75, with an exchange of 92,550 shares, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 2 cents at $2.85, trading 160,558 stock units.  Everything Fresh lost 9 cents to end trading of 22,115 shares at $1.60, Express Catering settled 2 cents higher at $8.02, with 6,066 units changing hands. Fontana traded 2,462,763 shares and gained 5 cents to close at $3.45, FosRich Group ended trading 2,131 shares 30 cents higher at $3.90, General Accident  traded 2,300 shares at $3.45, GWest Corporation finished trading 5,838 shares at $1.81, Honey Bun closed at $3.75, with an exchange of 8,619 stock units. Indies Pharma  rose 5 cents, to end at $3.15, trading 90,084 shares, Jetcon Corporation  settled 40 cents higher at $3.43, trading 1,000 shares, KLE Group  traded 17,617 units for 5 cents higher at $3.  Knutsford Express  finished trading with a loss of $1.25 at $10.75, with 6,679,341 shares changing hands, as NCB Group continues to unwind their holdings in the company. Lasco Distributors closed with a loss of 10 cents at $3.90, with an exchange of 2,600 shares. Lasco Financial ended with a loss of 10 cents at $4.20, with 35,000 shares traded, Medical Disposables settled at $7, with 10,433 shares changing hands and tTech closed with a loss of 30 cents at $5.90, with 262 units trading.

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

 

Fontana & Dolphin Cove dominate juniors

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Dolphin Cove dominated trading.

Trading in Fontana shares was again dominant in the trading on Friday the Junior Market as the price pulled back from Thursday’s close, but Dolphin Cove shared in the spotlight with 47 percent of the volume traded versus 37 per cent for Fontana.
Market activity ended trading with an exchange of 16,780,456 units valued at $150,707,233, compared to 10,552,784 units valued at $39,947,417 on Thursday. At the close of trading, 25 securities changed hands, resulting in the prices of 10 rising, 9 declining and 6 remained unchanged, compared to 22 securities changing hands on Thursday.
The average trade ended at 671,218 units for an average of $6,028,289 in contrast to 479,672 units for an average of $1,815,792 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 859,400 units valued at $3,408,614 and previously 890,764 units valued at $2,972,001. In contrast, December ended with an average of 136,222 units at a value of $737,367 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 higher bids than their last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activities, AMG Packaging ended at $1.94, trading 5,512 stock units, Blue Power jumped 76 cents to $5.80, trading 33,806 units, CAC 2000 finished at $18, with 245 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended trading of 69,578 shares and rose 10 cents to $5.95, Caribbean Flavours traded 7,000 stock units at $19. Caribbean Producers finished trading 1 cent higher at $4.96, with 112,023 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed 5 cents higher at $1.80, exchanging 157,000 shares, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.50, with 41,010 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove concluded trading 7,862,970 shares with a loss of $1.50 at $15. Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 8 cents at $2.87, trading of 57,342 stock units, Everything Fresh shed 5 cents to end trading of 39,325 shares at $1.69, Express Catering settled 5 cents higher at $8, with the trading of 39,130 units, FosRich Group ended trading of 9,000 shares with a loss of 15 cents at $3.60. General Accident traded 5 cents higher at $3.45, in exchanging 35,246 shares. Investors reacted negatively to Indies Pharma full year results with lower profits than for 2017 and sold the stock down by 25 cents, to end at $3.10, trading 1,411,221 shares. Jamaican Teas traded 17,740 shares with a loss of 10 cents to close at $4.40, Jetcon Corporation settled with a loss of 1 cent at $3.03, with 133,058 shares changing hands, Key Insurance ended trading of 100 stock units at 10 cents higher to $3.20,  Knutsford Express finished trading of 100,187 shares with a loss of 1 cent at $12. Lasco Distributors closed 20 cents higher at $4, with an exchange of 14,700 shares, Lasco Financial  ended 10 cents higher at $4.30, with the trading of 371,892 shares, Lasco Manufacturing  concluded trading 18 cents higher at $3.98, with 21,195 stock units, Main Event finished at $6.98, trading 200 units and Medical Disposables settled at $7, with 3,475 shares changing hands.

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

Indies Pharma trades 93M Junior Market shares – Monday

Indies Pharma traded 93 million shares on the Junior Market on Monday and pushed the day’s volume to 93,801,898 units valued at $301,590,900 compared to 1,085,040 units valued at $5,213,905 on Friday.
Trading ended, with 25 securities changing hands, compared to 25 trading on Friday. The prices of 7 securities rose 9 declined and 9 remained unchanged leading the Junior Market Index to decline 5.34 points to 3,246.78 at the close.
The average trade ended at 3,752,076 units for an average of $12,063,636 on Monday, in contrast to 43,402 units for an average of $208,556 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 1,115,910 units valued at $3,616,643 and previously 35,515 units valued at $154,760. In contrast, December ended with an average of 136,222 units at a value of $737,367 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 higher bids than their last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activities, AMG Packaging ended trading with 4,447 stock units, changing hands with a loss of 3 cents at $1.87, Cargo Handlers settled at $15, with an exchange of 16,668 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 5,955 shares, with a loss of 5 cents at $5.85, Caribbean Flavours traded 1,830 stock units at $19. Caribbean Producers finished trading of 517,615 units with a loss of 10 cents at $4.90, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.45, with 176 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic lost 5 cents at $2.85, trading 42,801 stock units, Everything Fresh rose 10 cents to end trading of 71,724 shares to close at $2. Express Catering settled 10 cents higher at $8, with an exchange of 18,240 units, FosRich Group ended trading with 60,860 shares at $3.90. General Accident traded 10,665 shares, with a loss of 9 cents at $3.29, GWest Corporation finished trading of 5,700 shares 30 cents higher at $2, Honey Bun closed at $3.85, with 2,625 stock units changing hands, Indies Pharma lost 15 cents in trading of 92,764,938 shares at $3.10. Jamaican Teas finished 20 cents higher at $4.20, with an exchange of 85,640 shares, Jetcon Corporation jumped 74 cents to $3.34, with 9,500 shares trading, Key Insurance ended trading 20,095 stock units, with a loss of 90 cents to close at $3.10, KLE Group traded 51,833 units at $3, Knutsford Express finished trading at $12.50, with 447 shares. Lasco Distributors closed 10 cents higher at $3.99, in trading 21,600 shares. Lasco Financial ended with a loss of 10 cents at $4.50, with 51,011 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading with 23,925 stock units with a loss of 29 cents at $3.70, Main Event finished 1 cent higher at $6.98, with 860 units changing hands and Stationery and Office traded 12,643 shares at $8.10. In the junior market preference segment, CAC 2000 9.5% closed at $1.16, in trading 100 shares.

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

 

Big gains for 10 Junior Market stocks in 2018

While Junior Market stocks on the Jamaica Stock Exchange chalked up gains of just 18.8 percent overall for 2018, but 5 companies’ stock rose between 104 to 282 percent for the year.
SSl Venture Capital, formerly C2W Music raced to a gain of 282 percent to remain in the TOP 10 Junior Market stocks for the second consecutive year. The stock benefitted from new life given it, when Stocks and Securities acquired controlling interest in it, for use as a venture capital vehicle. The next best performing stock delivered gains of 213 percent as investors pushed Derrimon Trading to new heights after the company announced a 10 for one stock split and the acquisition of a subsidiary. CAC2000 captured the number 3 best performing spot, rising by 160 percent for the year, followed by the 2018new  listing, Indies Pharma, with gains of 113 percent, after investors drove the price to a record high of $4.10 to a gain of 173 percent from the IPO price of $1.50. Express Catering gained 104 percent to be one of 3 stocks to reappear in the top 10 for two consecutive years. Caribbean Flavours landed the 6th spot with a gain of 73 percent. Statinery & Office Supplies reappeared in the Top 10 with a rise of 69 percent. ISP Financial chipped in with a rise of 67 percent in 8th spot to be followed by the Montego Bay based, Cargo Handlers that chipped in with 50 percent and the early 2018 listed Elite Diagnostic, was tenth after rising 48 percent.
The worst performing stocks for 2018 included, GWest Corporation down 56 percent due mainly to the much lower revenues than previously forecasted and greater losses. Jetcon Corporation, one of the 2017 Top 10 stocks, came next with a loss of 39 percent as the company reported lower profits for the nine months to September than the prior year. The new 2018 listing, Everything Fresh, ended the first year on the Junior Market as the third worst performing stock with a fall of 39 percent, helped by poor third quarter results as well as coming to the market at an excessive valuation. AMG Packaging ended as the 4th worst performer as the price reflected the losses caused by the toilet tissue operations with a decline in the stock price by 37 percent as it followed tTech with a decline of 33 percent. Eppley that migrated to the main market on the last day of 2018, declined 24 percent to the 6th worse performer, while Lasco Financial lost altitude to close out 2018 as the 7th worse performing the Junior Market stock, with a  loss of 15 percent, just ahead of Knutsford Express at the 8th spot, with a fall of 13 percent, Sweat River fell 9 percent and Consolidated Bakeries ended at the 10th spot with a loss of 6 percent.

 

 

Junior Market ends 2018 with strong gain

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Index rose by a strong 64.45 points to close at 3,246.84, a rise of 18.8 percent above the close of 2017 as 5 stocks gained over 100 percent and 4 others gained between 50 to 73 percent for the year.
The year’s performance although not spectacular was far better than the meagre 5.8 percent rise in 2017.
Trading ended on Monday, with 27 securities changing hands, up from 21 securities trading on Friday as the prices of 10 rose, 8 declined and 9 remained unchanged.
Trading closed with 903,084 units valued at $3,238,816 compared to 1,160,581 shares valued at $4,535,714 on Friday. At the close of the market, the Jamaica Stock Exchange reported that Eppley opted to migrate to the exchange main market effective today with all securities now trading on that market.
The average trade ended at 33,448 units for an average of $119,956 in contrast to 55,266 units for an average of $215,986 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 136,222 units at a value of $737,367, versus 142,866 units at a value of $777,248, 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 higher bids than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer.
At the close of the day’s activity, Access Financial closed $2 higher at $52.50, with an exchange of 12,356 shares, AMG Packaging ended 5 cents higher at $1.90, in trading 35,700 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 5,326 units with a loss of 34 cents at $4.85, CAC 2000 finished at $16.90, after 2,533 shares traded. Cargo Handlers rose 90 cents to $15, with 4,000 shares changing hands. Caribbean Cream ended trading a mere 382 shares at $5.82, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.50, with 26,690 shares being exchanged, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of just 100 shares after rising $1.50 to $16.50,  Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 5 cents at $2.95, with an exchange of 35,000 stock units. Everything Fresh lost 7 cents in trading 200,000 shares to close at $1.53. Express Catering settled with a loss of 30 cents at $8.20, trading 2,664 units, FosRich Group ended trading of 19,432 shares, with a loss of 6 cents at $3.80,  General Accident  traded 45,193 shares at $3.60,  GWest Corporation  finished trading of 110,629 shares at $1.60. Iron Rock  ended with a loss of 10 cents at $4.90, with 100 units changing hands, Indies Pharma  rose 10 cents in trading 70,468 shares to close at $3.20, Jamaican Teas  finished 50 cents higher at $4.50, in exchanging 2,000 shares, Jetcon Corporation  settled with a loss of 41 cents at $3.04, with 82,400 shares changing hands. KLE Group  traded 16,000 units with a loss of 20 cents to close at $3.20. Knutsford Express  finished trading 1,500 shares and rose $1.20 to $13,  Lasco Distributors  closed at $3.99, with 135,566 shares being exchanged, Lasco Financial ended at $4.50, trading 46,204 shares, Lasco Manufacturing  concluded trading 25 cents higher at $3.70, with 36,612 stock units. Main Event  finished $1.10 higher at $7, with 4,700 units changing hands, Medical Disposables  settled at $6.50, with 5,579 shares and Stationery and Office traded 25 cents higher at $8.35, with 1,950 shares changing hands.

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

Junior Market slips on Friday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange remained subdued on Friday, with trading with 21 securities changing hands, down from 27 securities that trading on Thursday.
The market closed with the prices of 5 rising, 6 falling and 10 remaining unchanged and leading the Junior Market Index to fall 7.37 points to close at 3,182.39.
Trading closed with 1,160,581 units valued at $4,535,714 changing hands, compared to 678,952 shares, valued at $3,223,519.
The average trade ended at 55,266 units for an average of $215,986 in contrast to 25,146 units for an average of $119,390 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 142,866 units at a value of $777,248, versus 147,500 units at a value of $806,936, 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 8 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activity, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 5 cents at $1.85, with 24,274 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading of 11,330 units with a loss of 31 cents to close at $5.19, Caribbean Cream ended trading at $5.82, with 1,066 shares. Caribbean Producers traded 66,714 units with a loss of 69 cents at $4.75, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.50, in exchanging 104,228 shares, Eppley settled at $9, with 2,452 units changing hands, Everything Fresh rose 20 cents in trading 307,076 shares to close at $1.60. Express Catering ended trading 50 cents higher at $8.50, with an exchange of 203,021 shares, FosRich Group traded 6,000 shares, with a loss of 9 cents to end at $3.86, General Accident rose 10 cents in trading 42,600 shares at $3.60. GWest Corporation closed at $1.60, with 43,187 stock units trading, Honey Bun ended 70 cents higher at $3.90, with an exchange of 3,100 units, Indies Pharma lost 10 cents in trading 21,209 shares to close at $3.10, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 70 cents at $4, trading 29,126 shares. Jetcon Corporation  ended trading with 172,189 stock units, and rose 5 cents to $3.45,  Key Insurance  traded 14,000 units at $4,  Lasco Distributors ended at $3.99, with 9,700 shares trading, Lasco Financial  concluded trading at $4.50, with 19,325 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing  finished at $3.45, with an exchange of 11,100 units. Main Event  settled at $5.90, with 45,484 shares trading and Stationery and Office finished trading at $8.10, with 23,400 stock units changing hands.

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

Trading jumps on Junior Market

Knutsford Express traded 16.9m shares

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose sharply on Tuesday as 16.9 million Knutsford Express shares traded, resulting in 17,273,967 units valued at $179,531,161 compared to just 457,558 units valued at $1,689,604 on Monday.
At the close of market activities only 17 securities changed hands versus 27 on Monday with the prices of 2 securities advancing, 10 declining and 5 remaining unchanged and leading the Junior Market Index to decline by 17.30 points to close at 3,131.26.
Trading ended with an average of just 1,016,116 units for an average of $10,560,656 in contrast to just 16,947 units for an average of $62,578 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 236,096 units at a value of $1,536,039, versus 143,367 units at a value of $463,182, 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 1 stock ended with a higher bid than their last selling price and 3 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market activity, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 5 cents at $1.80, with 5,500 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading of 440 units, with a loss of $1.04 to end  at $6, Caribbean Producers traded 660 units with a loss of 9 cents at $5.35, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.70, with 10,000 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic finished at $3, as 20,074 stock units changed hands. Everything Fresh traded 292,113 shares after declining by 2 cents to close at an all-time low of $1.28,  Express Catering ended trading with 11,808 shares, 30 cents higher at $8,  FosRich Group traded 1,500 shares at $3.80, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 30 cents at $3.50, exchanging 1,610 units, Indies Pharma traded 23,980 shares and lost 3 cents to close at $3.13, Jetcon Corporation ended trading of 20,400 stock units with a loss of 25 cents to end at $3.15. Key Insurance traded 182 units with a loss of 95 cents at $4, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 90 cents at  $10.60, in exchanging 16,856,182 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $3.80, with 6,200 shares trading, Lasco Manufacturing  fell 4 cents to close at $3.12, with 12,908 units being exchanged, Main Event settled at $6, in trading 9,410 shares and  tTech ended at $5.19, with 1,000 shares changing hands.

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

12 Junior Market stocks fell 7 rose – Friday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange traded on Friday with 26 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 4,790,864 units valued at $10,989,252 compared to 4,094,002 units valued at $9,912,290 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 7 securities advanced, 12 declined and 7 remained unchanged resulting in the Junior Market Index advancing 10.83 points to close at 3,182.33.
Trading ended with an average of 184,264 units for an average of $422,664 in contrast to 178,000 units for an average of $430,969 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 190,475 units valued at $653,358 and previously 190,807 units valued at $666,313. 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 9 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market, Access Financial closed trading with 3,564 shares changing hands and jumped $5 to end $50.50, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 15 cents at $1.80, with an exchange of 200,000 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 1,993 units at $5.45, Caribbean Cream traded 2,680 shares at $5.30, Caribbean Flavours traded 10,000 stock units with a loss of $1.01 to close at $19. Caribbean Producers ended trading of 10,642 units at $5.35, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 5 cents at $2.80, with 59,322 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 5,000 shares, with a loss of 1 cent to close at $15, Eppley settled with a loss of 10 cents at $9, with trading in 6,005 units. Everything Fresh traded 44,200 shares after rising 4 cents to close at $1.55, Express Catering ended trading 26,201 shares, with a loss of 90 cents at $7.10, FosRich Group traded just 530 shares at $4.05, General Accident finished 25 cents higher at $3.50, trading 400 shares, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 65 cents at $3.50, with 478,285 units after hitting a 52 weeks’ low of $3.10. Indies Pharma rose 10 cents in trading 38,957 shares to close at $3.10, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 60 cents at $3.80, in exchanging 246,589 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 11,890 stock units, with a loss of 1 cent at $3.99, KLE Group lost 50 cents to end at $3.50, exchanging 17,410 shares, Knutsford Express closed at $11.51, with 4,152 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors  ended at $3.80, with 25,750 shares traded, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 19,617 stock units, with a loss of 15 cents at $5. Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 10 cents at $3.40, trading 13,600 units, Main Event settled 35 cents higher at $6.45, with 2,152 shares changing hands. Medical Disposables ended trading of 2,900 shares at $6.20, SSL Venture Capital rose 2 cents in trading 3,547,275 shares to end at $1.76 and Stationery and Office gained 32 cents to end at $8.52, with 11,750 stock units changing hands.

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