Big Junior Market fall – Monday

The Junior Market Index dropped 41.96 points on Monday to close at 3,362.83 as 32 securities changed hands versus 26 trading on Friday and ending with 14 securities rising, 11 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
Investors exchanged 2,585,531 units valued at $13,192,368 compared to 3,253,708 units valued at $20,983,345 on Friday. Trading ended with an average of 80,798 units for an average of $412,262 in contrast to 125,143 units for an average of $807,052 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 91837 units at $481,109 compared to 93,190 units at $489,550 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 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 bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed 10 cents higher at $35.10, with 12,203 stock units changing hands, Blue Power climbed 20 cents and exchanged 9,000 shares at $7.50, Caribbean Cream lost 3 cents in trading 45,000 units to close at $4.52, Caribbean Flavours closed 49 cents higher at $13.50, with 11,158 stock units crossing the exchange. Caribbean Producers fell 20 cents in trading 44,515 units at $4.50. Express Catering lost 20 cents in exchanging 1,145 units at $5.80, Everything Fresh ended with 45,877 shares crossing the exchange, after rising 8 cents to end at $1.25, Elite Diagnostic closed 15 cents higher at $6.15, with 3,839 stock units trading, Fosrich gained 1 cent to end at $4.91 in trading 13,860 shares. Fontana declined by 5 cents to settle at $7.95 trading 270,568 shares. General Accident ended with 153,275 shares changing hands, after rising 15 cents to end at $7, Honey Bun closed trading of 22,640 units and gained 34 cents to end at $6.84, Iron Rock Insurance climbed 1 cent and exchanged 150,095 shares at $4, Jamaican Teas ended trading with 61,625 shares, after rising 10 cents to end at $6.30. Jetcon Corporation lost 9 cents trading 12,455 units at $1.90, Knutsford Express shed 50 cents in swapping 3,640 units to end at $10, Lasco Distributors closed trading of 249,546 units and gained 10 cents to end at $4, Lasco Financial closed with a loss of 10 cents at $4.70, after swapping 646,062 shares. Lasco Manufacturing fell 16 cents in trading of 165,919 units at $4.94, Limners and Bards lost 3 cents in exchanging 59,039 units at $2.69, Medical Disposables shed 81 cents in trading 4,959 units at $6.19. Main Event fell 25 cents in trading 174,015 units at $5.50, Stationery and Office Supplies gained $1 to end at $12, trading 5,544 shares, SSL Venture added 1 cent and exchanged 179,949 shares at $1.10 and tTech closed trading of 21,266 units after climbing 79 cents to end at $6.79.

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

Junior Market breaks fall

Junior Market trades

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Junior Market index advanced 8.80 points to close at 3,406.51 in trading on Thursday and breaking the 87 points fall over the previous two trading days.
At the close of market activities, 27 securities changed hands versus 29 trading on Wednesday with the prices of 8 securities rising, 13 declining and 6 remaining unchanged.
Market activities, resulted in an exchange of 1,961,441 units valued at $10,776,646 down from 3,632,177 units valued at $18,080,990 changing hands on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 72,646 units for an average of $399,135 in contrast to 125,247 units for an average of $623,482 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 89,655 units at $454,422 compared to 91,863 units at $461,599 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 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 one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Access Financial gained $1 to end at $35, trading just 100 shares, Blue Power fell 75 cents trading of 37,629 units to end at $7.75, Caribbean Cream closed 3 cents higher at $4.55, with 4,400 stock units trading, Caribbean Flavours exchanged 996 units and gained 1 cent to end at $13.01. Caribbean Producers traded 25,710 shares, after rising 9 cents to end at $4.80, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 11 cents at $1.65, in swapping of 256,598 shares, Derrimon Trading dipped 2 cents trading 11,166 units at $2.55. Express Catering declined 15 cents with 2,685 units changing hands at $6, Everything Fresh shed 13 cents with an exchange of 32,000 units at $1.17, Elite Diagnostic fell 15 cents in trading 18,274 units at $5.55, Fontana closed with 208,472 shares crossing the exchange, after rising 15 cents to end at $8. General Accident closed trading of 16,286 units in gaining 10 cents to end at $6.95, Honey Bun dipped 4 cents in swapping 2,902 units at $6.50, iCreate ended trading with 3,570 shares, after rising 3 cents to end at 73 cents, Indies Pharma lost 10 cents trading 33,638 shares to close at $3.20. Jamaican Teas fell 15 cents exchanging 20,250 units at $6.10, Jetcon Corporation ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.99 with 42,100 stock units changing hands. Lasco Financial closed 24 cents higher at $5, with 1,366 stock units trading, Lasco Manufacturing lost 15 cents to end at $5.20 in swapping 60,998 shares, Limners and Bards lost 12 cents trading 275,900 shares to close at $2.58 and Paramount Trading declined by 4 cents to settle at $2.20 after exchanging 7,132 shares.

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

Junior Market drops again

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped 15.61 points to close at 3,397.71 in trading on Wednesday as 29 securities traded, similar to Tuesday and ended with 10 securities advancing, 9 falling and 10 remaining unchanged.
Market activities, resulted in an exchange of 3,632,177 units valued at $18,080,990 compared to 2,395,994 units valued at $16,463,282 changing hands on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 125,247 units for an average of $623,482 in contrast to 85,571 units for an average of $587,974 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 91,863 units at $461,599 compared to 86,454 units at $435,372 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 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 bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Access Financial ended with a loss of $1 at $34 with 15,389 stock units changing hands, Blue Power closed trading of 33,015 units and gained 90 cents to end at $8.50, Caribbean Cream ended market activity exchanging 1,610 shares to close at $4.52 after falling 8 cents. Caribbean Flavours ended with a loss of 1 cent at $13 with 11,711 stock units changing hands. Caribbean Producers declined by 9 cents to settle at $4.71 while trading 27,688, Elite Diagnostic ended trading with 5,100 shares, after rising 25 cents to end at $5.70, Everything Fresh ended trading 58,745 shares, after rising 9 cents to end at $1.30. Fontana closed trading of 328,282 units and gained 30 cents to end at $7.85, General Accident closed 22 cents higher at $6.85, with 23,687 stock units changing, Jamaican Teas ended trading with 25,890 shares, after rising 15 cents to end at $6.25. Knutsford Express declined 74 cents in trading of 2,457 units to end at $10.25, Lasco Financial shed 4 cents to settle at $4.76 with 6,120 shares crossing the exchange, Lasco Manufacturing fell 5 cents in trading of 2,368 units at $5.35. Main Event closed trading of 14,260 units and gained 10 cents to end at $5.70, Medical Disposables lost 5 cents trading 24,390 shares to close at $7, Limners and Bards closed trading of 141,969 units and gained 8 cents to end at $2.70. Stationery and Office Supplies closed 50 cents higher at $11.50, with 33,000 stock units trading, SSL Venture climbed 8 cents and exchanged 1,900 shares at $1.09 and Ttech shed 50 cents in trading of 95,045 units at $5.50.

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

Junior Market suffers minor fall – Thursday

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The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 30 securities on Thursday with the prices of 12 securities advanced, 13 declined and 5 remained unchanged leading the market Index to dipped just 4.40 points to 3,422.55.
Market activities, resulted in an exchange of 2,444,430 units valued at $10,669,698 compared to 5,067,017 units valued at $23,716,252 from 28 securities changing hands on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 81,481 units for an average of $355,657 in contrast to 180,965 units for an average of $847,009 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 109,660 units at $517,835 compared to 124,236 shares valued at $601,721 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 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 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial ended with a loss of $3.40 at a 52 weeks’ low of $33.60, after swapping 9,687 shares, AMG Packaging declined 11 cents in trading 25,000 units at $1.75, Blue Power ended with a loss of $1 at $9 with 5,155 stock units changing hands. Caribbean Producers lost 26 cents in trading of 16,110 units to close at $4.51, Consolidated Bakeries closed 5 cents higher at $1.80, with 6,000 stock units trading, Dolphin Cove ended trading with 34,205 shares, after rising 49 cents to end at $10.50. Derrimon Trading closed 13 cents higher at $2.55, with 143,250 stock units changing hands, Express Catering lost 62 cents trading 2,173 units at $5.68, Elite Diagnostic ended with 7,600 shares crossing the exchange after rising 81 cents to end at $6.21. Fontana closed trading of 120,657 units and gained 10 cents to end at $8.40, General Accident exchanged 3,100 units and gained 9 cents to end at $6.40, Honey Bun fell 35 cents in swapping 26,925 units at $6.15, Iron Rock Insurance lost 5 cents in trading 16,577 shares to close at $3.95. Jamaican Teas closed 10 cents higher at $6.10, with 24,774 stock units moving through the market, Jetcon Corporation lost 20 cents in trading of 25,559 units at $1.80. Knutsford Express fell 19 cents in exchanging 3,785 units at $10.81, Lasco Distributors closed 10 cents higher at $3.80, with 976,000 stock units changing hands. Lasco Financial ended market activity exchanging 554,327 shares to close at $4.76 after falling 29 cents, Lasco Manufacturing climbed 9 cents and exchanged 32,560 shares at $5.29, Limners and Bards dipped 7 cents in trading 90,522 units at $2.75, Medical Disposables closed 5 cents higher at $7.05, trading 4,000 stock units. Main Event lost 49 cents in exchanging 24,779 shares to close at $5.51, Paramount Trading climbed 20 cents and exchanged 15,000 shares at $2.20. Stationery and Office Supplies ended trading with 2,250 shares, after rising 35 cents to end at $11.15 and SSL Venture Capital resumed trading after a long suspension and ended with a loss of 1 cent at 1.60 with 9,121 stock units changing hands.

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

Junior Market suffers big fall – Wednesday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Wednesday with the market Index dropping sharply by 89.34 points to close at 3,426.95 as Access Financial dived $5, General Accident dipped 60 cents and Stationery and Office Supplies dropped 79 cents.  
Trading ended with 28 securities changing hands with prices of 11 advancing, 11 declining, 6 remaining unchanged and resulted in an exchange of 5,067,017 units valued at $23,716,252 compared to 2,138,664 units at $11,183,538 from 30 securities changing hands on Tuesday.
Trading closed with an average of 180,965 units for an average of $847,009 in contrast to 71,289 units for an average of $372,785 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to  124,236 units valued at $601,721. In contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dropped $5 to settle at $37 after exchanging 3,889 shares, Caribbean Flavours closed trading of 1,052 units and gained 1 cent to end at $13.01, Caribbean Producers climbed 26 cents and exchanged 28,857 shares at $4.77. Dolphin Cove climbed 1 cent and exchanged 307,716 shares at $10.01, Derrimon Trading exchanged 188,278 shares, after rising 6 cents to end at $2.42, Express Catering closed 30 cents higher at $6.30, with 19,785 stock units trading, Everything Fresh lost 4 cents in swapping 9,600 shares to close at $1.21. Fontana ended market activity exchanging 127,784 shares to close at $8.30 after falling 15 cents, General Accident dipped 60 cents in trading of 628,164 units at $6.31. GWest Corporation gained 1 cent to end at $1.02, in trading 60,535 shares, Honey Bun climbed 50 cents in exchanging 100 shares at $6.50, iCreate closed trading of 1,800 units and gained 1 cent to end at 73 cents, Indies Pharma lost 1 cent at $3.31 with 30,230 stock units changing hands. Jamaican Teas fell 30 cents trading of 25,248 units at $6, Jetcon Corporation fell 20 cents in trading of 71,233 units at $2, Knutsford Express dipped 10 cents in trading 10,310 units at $11, Lasco Distributors closed trading of 3,069,824 units and gained 15 cents to end at $3.70. Lasco Financial ended with 94,729 shares crossing the exchange, after rising 5 cents to end at $5.05, Lasco Manufacturing closed with a loss of 20 cents at $5.20, after swapping 31,500 shares. Limners and Bards closed 7 cents higher at $2.82, with 88,901 stock units trading, Paramount Trading lost 20 cents in trading of 6,721 units at $2 and Stationery and Office Supplies dipped 79 cents in trading of 62,770 units to end at $10.80.

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

Junior Market starts October down

The trend of a large number of stocks rising at the end of one month, followed by falling prices at the start of the next, was evident at the end of September and October on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange.
Market activities closed on Tuesday with 30 securities changing hands, resulting in the prices of 7 securities advanced, 16 declined and 6 remained unchanged in contrast to 26 trading with 10 rising and 7 falling. At the close, the Junior Market Index declined 16.96 points to 3,516.31.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 2,138,664 units valued at $11,183,538 down sharply from 6,210,149 units valued at $22,471,302 trading on Monday.
Trading ended with an average of 71,289 units for an average of $372,785 in contrast to 238,852 units for an average of $864,281 on Monday. In contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 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 bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dropped $3 trading 11,656 units at $42, AMG Packaging lost 14 cents in exchanging 62,100 units at $1.86, Blue Power climbed $1 to settle at $10 with 200 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended market activity exchanging 51,900 shares to close at $4.52 after falling 48 cents. Caribbean Producers declined 9 cents trading 70,481 units to end at $4.51, Consolidated Bakeries dipped 12 cents in exchanging 6,167 units at $1.75, Dolphin Cove dropped $1.75 in moving 420,763 units through the market at a 52 weeks’ low of $10. Derrimon Trading ended with 604,122 shares changing hands, after rising 1 cent to end at $2.36, Express Catering dipped 50 cents in trading of 19,912 units at $6, Everything Fresh lost 6 cents in swapping 20,000 shares to close at $1.25, Elite Diagnostic closed 8 cents higher at $5.40, with 57,236 stock units crossing the exchange. Fosrich shed 5 cents in trading of 5,050 units at $5.05, Fontana ended with 62,501 shares changing hands after rising 15 cents to end at $8.45, General Accident gained 1 to end at $6.91, trading 17,272 shares, GWest Corporation fell 9 cents in exchanging of 34,594 units at $1.01. Honey Bun ended with a loss of $1 at $6 with 73,900 stock units changing hands, iCreate ended trading with 10,000 shares, after rising 2 cents to end at 72 cents, Indies Pharma ended with 79,613 shares crossing the exchange, after rising 2 cents to end at $3.32. Jetcon Corporation closed 20 cents higher at $2.20, with 83,296 stock units trading, Lasco Distributors dipped 30 cents in trading of 23,246 units at $3.55. Lasco Manufacturing closed with a loss of 10 cents at $5.40, in swapping of 20,753 shares, Limners and Bards lost 22 cents in exchanging of 201,729 units at $2.75 and Stationery and Office Supplies dropped by 81 cents to settle at $11.59. In the junior market preference segment, Paramount Trading close with a loss of 15 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $2.05 after swapping of 500 shares.

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

Junior Market failed to hold Tuesday’s gains

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Wednesday with the market index falling 33.75 points to close at 3,410.22 as rising and falling stocks were almost even.
At the close of market activities, 27 securities changing hands, up from 25 securities changed hands on Tuesday, with prices of 12 securities rising, 10 declining and 5 remaining unchanged as 1,518,650 units valued at $6,262,861 traded, compared to 2,090,635 units valued at $8,975,710 on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 56,246 units at $231,958 for each security traded, in contrast to 83,625 units for an average of $359,028 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 1,076,790 valued at $2,789,636 and previously 1,134,557 valued at $2,934,410 for each security traded. August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial gained $5.14 to end at $40 after trading just 300 shares, AMG Packaging closed trading of 3,733 units with a gain of 30 cents to end at $2, Caribbean Cream declined 73 cents in trading of 75,300 units to end at $4.52. Caribbean Flavours ended with 4,041 shares changing hands, after rising 25 cents to end at $13, Caribbean Producers closed 10 cents higher at $4.80, with 20,800 stock units trading, Consolidated Bakeries closed 16 cents higher at $1.86, with 3,300 stock units crossing the exchange, Express Catering ended trading with 9,337 shares, after rising 40 cents to end at $6.40. Everything Fresh closed with a loss of 10 cents at $1.15, in swapping of 99,000 shares, Elite Diagnostic dipped 29 cents in exchanging of 19,462 units at $5.31, Fosrich shed 5 cents in moving of 2,893 units at $4.90, Fontana lost 6 cents trading 108,682 shares to close at $8.39. GWest Corporation exchanged 29,035 units and gained 4 cents to end at $1.15, Honey Bun closed 20 cents higher at $6.20, with 100 stock units clearing the exchange, Jamaican Teas declined 35 cents in trading of 63,645 units at $6.15, Jetcon Corporation ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2.09 with 3,135 stock units changing hands. Limners and Bards closed trading of 464,624 units and gained 9 cents to end at $2.60, Lasco Distributors climbed 1 cent, exchanging 117,000 shares at $3.26, Lasco Financial shed 15 cents in trading of 1,220 units at $4.77, Lasco Manufacturing dipped 15 cents in exchanging of 189,539 units at $5.20. Main Event closed 2 cents higher at $5.72, with 1,100 stock units trading, Stationery and Office Supplies traded 7,400 shares, after rising 70 cents to end at $11 and tTech dipped 60 cents with 107,043 units changing hands at $6.

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

Junior Market suffers sharp drop – Wednesday

Prices declined across the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday with 31 securities changing hands and leading to the prices of 4 securities advancing, 20 falling and 7 remaining unchanged with the Junior Market Index diving 72.87 points to 3,441.82.
Investors exchanged 2,691,652 shares valued at $16,496,761.57 compared to 2,931,663 units valued at $14,603,294 trading from 29 securities on Tuesday.  The selloff in the market that comes with the release of the prospectus on Monday for the sale of shares in QWI Investments, is consistent with recent trends as some investors seek funds to invest new share issue.
Trading ended with an average of 86,827 units for an average of $532,154 in contrast to 101,092 units for an average of $503,562 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 1,967,767 units valued at $4,243,153 and previously 2,255,004 units valued at $4,809,858 for each security traded. In contrast, August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
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 1 closing with a lower offer.
Stocks closing with price changes| Blue Power ended with a loss of 1 cent at $8.85 with 20,336 stock units changing hands, CAC 2000 closed with a loss of 50 cents at $14.50, swapping 31,459 shares, Caribbean Flavours shed $2.25 in trading 10,000 units to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $12.75. Cargo Handlers closed trading of 164 units and gained 45 cents to end at $9.45, Consolidated Bakeries ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.98 with 2,049 stock units changing hands, Derrimon Trading dipped 5 cents in trading of 3,153 units at $2.50. Everything Fresh ended trading with 70,439 shares, after rising 5 cents to end at $1.45, Elite Diagnostic closed with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30 in swapping of 6,000 shares, Fontana lost 20 cents trading 186,108 units at $7.60, Fosrich ended market activity exchanging 172,678 shares to close at $4.95 after falling 35 cents. General Accident fell 74 cents trading of 3,302 units at $5.63, Honey Bun fell $1.05 trading of 600 units to close at $5.60, iCreate lost 3 cents exchanging 12,083 units at 80 cents, Indies Pharma lost 5 cents in trading of 41,565 units at $3.50. Jamaican Teas closed 47 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $7.97, with 629,009 stock units changing, hands, Jetcon Corporation shed 4 cents in trading of 81,058 units to end at $2.15, Limners and Bards lost 3 cents in trading 382,871 shares to close at $2.97. Lasco Distributors lost 19 cents in swapping 1,723 shares to close at $3.15, Lasco Financial ended trading with 717 shares, after rising 27 cents to end at $5.28, Lasco Manufacturing shed 58 cents in trading of 3,500 units at $5.11, Main Event ended market activity exchanging 156,203 shares to close at $6.50 after falling 2 cents. Paramount Trading exchanged 10,000 shares to close at $1.78 after falling 22 cents, Stationery and Office Supplies ended with a loss of 1 cent at $12.50 with 57,593 stock units changing hands and tTech lost 1 cent to close at $5 with 1,000 stock units changing hands.

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

Junior Market slips again – Tuesday

Jamaican Teas jumped to trade at an all-time high of $8 on Tuesday.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Tuesday with 29 securities changing hands with an exchange of 2,931,663 units valued at $14,603,294 compared to 2,753,477 units for $12,406,027 from 30 securities on Monday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 12 securities advanced, 13 declined and 4 remained unchanged with the Junior Market Index declining 6.22 points to close at 3,514.69.
Trading ended with an average of 101,092 units for an average of $503,562 in contrast to 91,783 units for an average of $413,534 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 2,255,004 units valued at $4,809,858 and previously 2,613,989 units valued at $5,527,574 for each security traded. In contrast, August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
Stocks closing with price changes| AMG Packaging shed 23 cents in trading of 35,000 units to close at $2.02, Blue Power closed trading of 81,087 units and gained 37 cents to end at $8.86, Caribbean Flavours ended with a loss of $1 at $15 with 7,505 stock units changing hands. Consolidated Bakeries closed trading of 200 units and gained 28 cents to end at $1.99, Dolphin Cove added 75 cents and closed at $11.75, with 3,000 stock units trading, Derrimon Trading lost 15 cents in trading 130,209 units at $2.55. Express Catering lost 40 cents in trading 296,660 shares to close at $6.50, Everything Fresh climbed 3 cents and exchanged 98,733 shares in finishing at $1.40, Elite Diagnostic declined by 20 cents in trading of 127,614 units at $6, Fosrich traded 116,983 shares, after rising 3 cents to end at $5.30. Fontana lost 20 cents in trading of 418,330 units at $7.80, General Accident lost 2 cents in exchanging 8,000 shares to close at $6.37, GWest Corporation shed 5 cents trading of 41,544 units at $1.25, Honey Bun closed trading of 15,488 units and gained 15 cents to end at $6.65. iCreate ended trading with 1,695 shares, after rising 8 cents to end at 83 cents, Indies Pharma lost 5 cents in trading 22,854 units at $3.55, Iron Rock Insurance climbed 8 cents and exchanged 85,662 shares at $3.48. Jamaican Teas gained $1.20 to end at $7.50, after trading at an intraday high of $8 and trading 73,828 shares. The company’s subsidiary, QWI Investments released the prospectus after closing on Monday and it provided information that shareholders of Jamaica Teas, are entitled to buy shares at a preferential price. Jetcon Corporation closed 9 cents higher at $2.19, with 75,062 stock units trading, Knutsford Express fell 50 cents in trading of 2,496 units at $11, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 1 cent at 3.34 with 149,874 stock units changing hands. Lasco Financial closed trading of 10,700 units and gained 29 cents to end at $5.01, Lasco Manufacturing ended trading with 137,702 shares, after rising 9 cents to end at $5.69, Main Event declined by 48 cents to settle at $6.52 after exchanging 1,122 units and Stationery and Office Supplies declined by 32 cents to settle at $12.51 trading 37,100 shares.

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

Junior Market slides on lower volume

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Monday with 30 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 2,753,477 units valued at $12,406,027 compared to 6,535,788 units valued at $30,540,149 on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 16 declined and 3 remained unchanged with the Junior Market Index declining 25.29 points to close at 3,520.91.
Trading ended with an average of 91,783 units for an average of $413,534 in contrast to 242,066 units for an average of $1,131,117 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 2,613,989 units valued at $5,527,574 and previously 3,139,449 units valued at $6,592,999 for each security traded. In contrast, August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
Stocks closing with price changes| AMG Packaging ended market activity exchanging 315,138 shares to close at $2.25 after falling 5 cents, Blue Power gained $1.49 to end at $8.49, trading 4,982 shares, Cargo Handlers declined 25 cents in trading of 1,151 units at $9, Caribbean Cream dropped $1.15 to settle at $4.35 with 16,000 shares changing hands. Consolidated Bakeries ended market activity exchanging 1,370 shares to close at $1.71 after falling 28 cents, Derrimon Trading exchanged 374,613 units and gained 20 cents to end at $2.70, Express Catering ended with 14,100 shares changing hands to close at $6.90 after falling 10 cents. Everything Fresh gained 1 cent to end at $1.37, after trading 91,679 shares, Elite Diagnostic exchanged 155,002 shares to close at $6.20 after falling 30 cents, Fosrich closed 42 cents higher at $5.27, with 29,150 stock units trading, Fontana ended market activity exchanging 311,985 shares to close at $8 after falling 53 cents. General Accident closed trading of 112,000 units and gained 84 cents to end at $6.39, Gwest Corporation closed trading of 5,271 units and gained 9 cents to end at $1.30, Honey Bun declined 50 cents to settle at $6.50 while 70,100 shares, were exchanged, iCreate declined 8 cents to 75 cents trading of 90,942 units. Indies Pharma closed trading of 142,496 units after gaining 26 cents to end at $3.60, Iron Rock Insurance closed with a loss of 70 cents at $3.40, after swapping 7,200 shares, Jamaican Teas climbed 20 cents and exchanged 102,303 shares at $6.30. Key Insurance climbed 25 cents and traded 100 shares at $3.25, KLE Group closed 5 cents higher at $2, with 4,781 stock units changing hands. Lasco Distributors declined by 15 cents to settle at $3.35 as investors exchanged 27,321 shares, Lasco Financial dropped 78 cents in trading of 118,051 units to close at $4.72, Lasco Manufacturing declined 10 cents in trading of 201,445 units to finish at $5.60. Main Event shed 10 cents in trading of 3,400 units at $7, Medical Disposables closed with a loss of $2.50 at $5.60 after swapping of 20,000 shares, Stationery and Office Supplies lost 16 cents trading of 8,121 units to end at $12.83 and tTech ended market activity exchanging 42,000 shares to close at $6 after falling 55 cents.

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