42% gain pushes MPC out of IC TOP 10

Infrequent trader MPC Caribbean Clean Energy after just six weeks on the TOP 10 main market chart with the price at $134 dropped out this week, with the price hitting $190 for a gain of 42 percent.
MPC was the only stock leaving the main market listing and is replaced by Stanley Motta with the stock price dropping to $5.50. Jetcon Corporation returns to the Junior Market after General Accident rising to $8 and falling to the 13th position on the overall Junior Market ranking.
Market activity resulted in no change to the top three Junior Market stocks, leaving Caribbean Producers with projected gains of 240 percent as the leader, followed by Iron Rock with potential gains of 204 percent and Jamaican Teas with 158 percent.
Increased investors’ interest pushed the price of Radio Jamaica to $1.99 with projected gains now down to 151 percent from last week’s 213 percent but still remains the leading main market stock with potential gains. Carreras sits at the number two spot with likely gains of 125 percent and Jamaica Broilers with projected gains of 100 percent is next.
The main market, closed the week with the overall PE of 17.3, inching up from 17.2 for the previous week and the Junior Market rose to 12 from 11.1 last week based on current year’s earnings. The PE ratio for Junior Market Top 10 stocks average rose to 7.9 from 7.7 and the main market PE remains at 11.1.
The TOP 10 stocks now trade at a discount of 34 percent to the average for Junior Market stocks and main market stocks trade at a discount of 36 percent to the overall market.
TOP 10 stocks are likely to deliver the best returns to March next year. Projected earnings, along with the PE ratio for each company’s current fiscal year are used in determining potential gains with the likely gains ranked in descending order with highest-ranked being the most attractive. Potential values will change as stock prices fluctuate and will result in movements of the selection in and out of the lists for most weeks. Earnings per share are revised on an ongoing basis as new information is received that can result in changes in and out of the list.

This report is compiled by persons who may have an interest in the securities commented on.

Junior Market volume dives – Friday

Junior Market volume contracts on Friday.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped sharply from Thursday’s level closed on Friday resulting in an exchange of just 808,904 units valued at $3,245,147 compared to 3,496,347 units valued at $14,565,501 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities, 31 securities changed hands, similar to the number trading on Thursday and closed with the prices of 11 securities rising, 13 declining and 7 remained unchanged, resulting in the Junior Market Index gaining 11.47 points to close at 3,397.81.
Trading ended with an average of 26,094 units for an average of $104,682 in contrast to 112,785 units for an average of $469,855 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 129,298 valued at $491,038 and previously 120,361 units valued at $482,941 for each security traded. 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 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging dipped 7 cents in trading 27,000 units to close at $1.93, Caribbean Cream lost 57 cents in exchanging 52,912 shares to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $3.95, Caribbean Producers climbed 10 cents and exchanged 1,200 shares at $4.80. Consolidated Bakeries ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.99 with 16,934 stock units changing hands, Derrimon Trading lost 3 cents in trading of 100 units at $2.47, Express Catering declined by 2 cents to settle at $6.13 after exchanging 5,500 shares, Everything Fresh ended trading with 30,000 shares, after rising 3 cents to end at $1.23. Elite Diagnostic climbed 5 cents and exchanged 15,000 shares at $5.55, Fosrich lost 6 cents in trading of 14,680 units at $4.84, Fontana ended market activity exchanging 83,638 shares to close at $7.52 after falling 36 cents, General Accident declined 2 cents in trading of 41,110 units at $8. iCreate lost 2 cents in trading of 123,700 units to close at 71 cents, Indies Pharma ended with a loss of 1 cent at $3.16 with 45,555 stock units changing hands, Jamaican Teas declined 9 cents in trading of 19,125 units to end at $6.21, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with 45,528 shares, after rising 5 cents to end at $1.85. Knutsford Express closed trading of 150 units and gained 60 cents to end at $10.60, Lasco Distributors closed trading of 1,889 units and gained 22 cents to end at $3.98. Lasco Financial ended market activity exchanging 45,463 shares to close at $4.70 after falling 15 cents, Lasco Manufacturing closed trading of 17,115 units and gained 2 cents to end at $4.97. Limners and Bards ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2.55 with 89,957 stock units changing hands, Main Event traded 13,834 shares, after rising 63 cents to end at $5.98. Medical Disposables gained $1.11 to end at $8.11, trading 100 shares, Stationery and Office Supplies gained $1.34 to end at $12.50, after exchanging 5,850 shares and SSL Venture ended trading of 40,500 shares and rose 5 cents to end at $1.20.

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

Junior Market trading dips – Thursday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Thursday with 31 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 3,496,347 units valued at $14,565,501, down from 4,941,772 units amounting to $18,218,972 with 29 securities changing hands on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 7 securities advanced, 14 declined and 10 remained unchanged leaving the Junior Market Index to fall by 11.41 points to close at 3,386.34.
Trading ended with an average of 112,785 units for an average of $469,855 in contrast to 170,406 units for an average of $628,240 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 104,334 units valued at $513,637 and previously 103,587 units valued at $517,504 for each security traded. 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 2 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial traded 800 shares and gained 44 cents to end at $34.44, Blue Power gained $1.37 to end at $7.75, trading 3,378 shares, Cargo Handlers ended with a loss of $1 at $10 with 1,000 stock units changing hands. Derrimon Trading ended market activity exchanging 7,336 shares to close at $2.50 after falling 5 cents, Express Catering climbed 23 cents and exchanged 26,260 shares at $6.15. Everything Fresh dipped 5 cents in trading of 44,000 units at $1.20, Fosrich ended with a loss of 1 cent at $4.90 with 2,760 stock units changing hands, General Accident closed trading of 36,500 units and gained 52 cents to end a record high of $8.02. Honey Bun closed trading of 66,850 units and gained 18 cents to end at $7.15, Indies Pharma lost 13 cents in trading of 53,121 units at $3.17, Iron Rock Insurance dipped 5 cents trading 92,527 units at $3.95, Jamaican Teas ended market activity in exchanging 123,313 shares to close at $6.30 after falling 5 cents. Knutsford Express fell 99 cents with 17,735 units at $10 crossing the exchange. Lasco Distributors fell 14 cents in trading of 1,512,271 units at $3.76, Lasco Financial ended exchanged 7,400 shares, after rising 25 cents to end at $4.85, Limners and Bards closed 6 cents higher at $2.56, with 130,664 stock units changing hands. Medical Disposables closed with a loss of 10 cents at $7, in swapping of 3,000 shares, Main Event declined 15 cents in trading of 4,000 units at $5.35. Paramount Trading declined by 7 cents to settle at $2.18 with 157,000 shares changing hands, SSL Venture shed 5 cents trading 6,400 units at $1.15 and tTech dipped 39 cents in trading of 610 units at $6.40.

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

Junior Market in steady trading – Wednesday

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Junior Market trades

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange concluded trading on Wednesday with 29 securities changing hands, similar to that on Tuesday and resulting in an exchange of 4,941,772 units valued at $18,218,972 compared to 4,509,195 units valued at $22,460,102 on Tuesday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 10 securities advanced, 10 declined and 9 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index advanced by 4.29 points to close at 3,397.75.
Trading ended with an average of 170,406 units for an average of $628,240 in contrast to 155,489 units for an average of $774,486 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 103,587 units valued at $517,504 and previously 97,569 units at $507,531 for each security traded. 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 $1 at $34 with 7,626 stock units changing hands, AMG Packaging ended trading with 1,408,582 shares, after rising 2 cents to end at $2, Blue Power lost $1.12 with an exchange of 96,819 units at $6.38, Caribbean Flavours climbed 50 cents and exchanged 7,000 shares at $13.50. Caribbean Producers fell 9 cents in trading 20,000 units at $4.70. Consolidated Bakeries climbed 5 cents and exchanged 33,869 shares at $2, Fontana declined 12 cents in trading of 50,493 units at $7.88, General Accident climbed 10 cents in exchanging 9,605 shares to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $7.50, Honey Bun closed 15 cents higher at $6.97, with 15,700 stock units trading. iCreate ended trading with 1,532 shares, after rising 5 cents to end at 73 cents, Jamaican Teas climbed 5 cents and exchanged 3,474 shares to end at $6.35, Jetcon Corporation lost 10 cents trading of 706,870 units at $1.80, Knutsford Express closed 87 cents higher at $10.99, with 100 stock units trading. Lasco Financial lost 13 cents in with 390,000 shares changing hands to close at $4.60, Lasco Manufacturing ended market activity in exchanging 35,286 shares to close at $4.95 after falling 4 cents, Limners and Bards ended trading 187,195 shares to close at $2.50 after falling 5 cents. Main Event climbed 25 cents and exchanged 1,459,754 shares at $5.50, Stationery and Office Supplies lost $1.34 in trading 2,687 units, at $11.16 and SSL Venture closed 10 cents higher at $1.20, with 51,000 stock units changing hands.

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

Big Junior Market bounce – Tuesday

The Junior Market Index jumped 30.63 points to close at 3,393.46 on Tuesday as 29 securities changed hands versus 32 on Monday and ending with 17 securities rising, 8 declining and 4 remaining unchanged.
Investors exchanged 4,509,195 units valued at $22,460,102 compared to 2,585,531 units valued at $13,192,368 on Monday. Trading ended with an average of 155,489 units at $774,486 for each security traded in contrast to 80,798 units for an average of $412,262 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 97,569 units at $507,531 compared to 91,837 units at $481,109 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 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial declined by 10 cents to settle at $35 while trading 24,518 shares, AMG Packaging closed 9 cents higher at $1.98, with 21,210 stock units trading, CAC 2000 ended trading with 1,700 shares, after rising 50 cents to end at $14. Cargo Handlers gained $1.55 to end at $11 with 1,000 stock units trading, Caribbean Flavours lost 50 cents in trading of 16,000 units at $13, Caribbean Producers ended trading with 750 shares, after rising 29 cents to end at $4.79, Consolidated Bakeries closed trading of 15,000 units and gained 30 cents to end at $1.95. Express Catering closed 12 cents higher at $5.92, with 39,209 stock units trading, Elite Diagnostic fell 65 cents in exchanging 895,693 units at $5.50, Fontana ended with 128,973 shares changing hands, after rising 5 cents to end at $8. General Accident traded 29,614 shares, after rising 40 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $7.40, GWest Corporation closed trading of 10,000 units and gained 6 cents to end at $1.10, Honey Bun declined by 2 cents to settle at $6.82 while exchanging 8,700 units. iCreate declined 3 cents in trading 233,000 units to close at  68 cents, Indies Pharma ended trading with 39,226 shares, after rising 10 cents to end at $3.30, Knutsford Express swapped 364 shares, after rising 12 cents to end at $10.12, Lasco Distributors dipped 10 cents in trading of 3,500 units at $3.90. Lasco Financial ended trading 1,326,224 shares, after rising 3 cents to end at $4.73, Lasco Manufacturing ended with an exchange of 664,323 shares after rising 5 cents to end at $4.99, Limners and Bards closed with a loss of 14 cents at $2.55, with 256,454 shares changing hands. Main Event fell 25 cents in trading of 502,985 units to close at $5.25, Medical Disposables closed with 72,997 units crossing the exchange and gained 91 cents to end at $7.10, Paramount Trading added 5 cents in trading 10,000 shares at $2.25 and Stationery and Office Supplies climbed 50 cents and exchanged 30,000 shares at $12.50.

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

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.

Financials & entertainers join IC TOP 10

Scotia Group joins IC TOP 10

The past week saw declines in the markets with the main market falling on each trading day while the Junior Market was up and down. Against that background, three new listings made it to the TOP 10 lists.
Buy Rated Junior Market stocks have two new entrants this week with Dolphin Cove price dropping to $9 and Access Financial trading at $35 joining the list while Honey Bun with the price rising to $6.50 and CAC2000 that rose to $13.50 exiting the top listing. Scotia Group dropped back to $57.10 from $61.50 at the end of the previous week and returns to the main market TOP 10 list at the expense of Stanley Motta.
Market activity resulted in no change to the top three Junior Market stocks, leaving Caribbean Producers with projected gains of 240 percent as the leader, followed by Iron Rock Insurance with potential gains of 201 percent and Medical Disposables with 186 percent.
Radio Jamaica (RJR) share price that slipped during the previous week to a low of $1.35 and closed that week at $1.60, climbed further this past week with increased investors’ interest that pushed the price to $1.80 with projected gains to 213 percent, to remain the leading main market stock. Carreras sits at the number two spot with likely gains of 125 percent and Jamaica Broilers with projected gains of 100 percent is next.  Berger Paints slipped to the fourth spot with a downward revision of earnings to $1.80 for the year.
The main market, closed the week with the overall PE of 17.2, inching up from 17.1 for the previous week and the Junior Market remaining unchanged at 11.1 based on current year’s earnings. The PE ratio for Junior Market Top 10 stocks average remains at 7.7 and the main market PE at 11.1, up from 10.4 at the close of the previous week.
The TOP 10 stocks now trade at a discount of 31 percent to the average for the Junior Market stocks and main market stocks trade at a discount of 36 percent to the overall market.
TOP 10 stocks are likely to deliver the best returns to March next year. Projected earnings, along with the PE ratio for each company’s current fiscal year are used in determining potential gains with the likely gains ranked in descending order with highest-ranked being the most attractive. Potential values will change as stock prices fluctuate and will result in movements of the selection in and out of the lists for most weeks. Earnings per share are revised on an ongoing basis as new information is received that can result in changes in and out of the list.

This report is compiled by persons who may have an interest in the securities commented on.

Slight Junior Market slippage on Friday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Junior Market index slipped just 1.72 points to close at 3,404.79 in trading on Thursday as volumes rose 66 percent and value up 95 percent over Thursday’s levels
At the close of market activities, 26 securities changed hands versus 27 companies trading on Thursday with the prices of 9 securities rising, 7 declining and 10 remaining unchanged.
Market activities, resulted in an exchange of 3,253,708 units valued at $20,983,345 up from 1,961,441 units valued at $10,776,646 changing hands on Thursday.
Trading ended with an average of 125,143 units for an average of $807,052 in contrast to 72,646 units for an average of $399,135 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 93,190 units at $489,550 compared to 89,655 units at $454,422 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, Blue Power lost 45 cents in trading 29,379 shares to close at $7.30, CAC 2000 climbed 40 cents and exchanged 620 shares at $13.50, Caribbean Producers shed 10 cents in trading 46,000 units at $4.70, Elite Diagnostic closed trading of 23,426 units and gained 45 cents to end at $6. General Accident fell 10 cents swapping 1,267,447 units at $6.85, GWest Corporation climbed 2 cents and exchanged 30,513 shares at $1.04, iCreate declined 2 cents in trading of 5,500 units at 71 cents, Jamaican Teas closed with 10,865 units changing hands and gained 10 cents to end at $6.20, Knutsford Express climbed 25 cents in exchanging 6,000 shares at $10.50. Lasco Financial fell 20 cents in trading of 14,363 units at $4.80, Lasco Manufacturing lost 10 cents with 67,212 units changing hands at $5.10, Limners and Bards climbed 14 cents and exchanged 9,719 shares at $2.72, Main Event closed 5 cents higher at $5.75, with 19,900 stock units trading. Iron Rock Insurance closed trading of 78,000 units and gained 4 cents to end at $3.99, Stationery and Office Supplies exchanged 526,755 shares to close at $11 after falling 50 cents and tTech ended trading with 2,660 shares, after rising 50 cents to end at $6.

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.