Junior standoff holds back trading

Knutsford Express closed at a new all time high of $6 on Thursday.

Knutsford Express closed at a new all time high of $6 on Thursday.

Activity on the Junior Market closed with only 5 securities trading as buyers and sellers are not seeing eye to eye on the values of stocks. Trading ended with 142,563 units changing hands valued at $360,028. The JSE Junior Market Index rose 9.37 points to close at 741.89, with the price of 3 stocks advancing and 4 declining.
At the close, there were 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with offer that was lower. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 10 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, are Caribbean Producers with 117,000 units,JM trades  23-4-15
at $2.70 for a 38 cents gain Honey Bun ending with just 1,937 shares trading unchanged at $1.82. Knutsford Express traded at a new high of $6 by adding 20 cents with only 2,580 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors traded 4,000 shares between $1.38 down 5 cents but closed with a bid at $1.40, to buy 50,000 shares, with offers at $1.43 for 110,736 unitsand Lasco Financial gained 7 cents to $1.15 while trading 17,046 shares.

CPJ trades 1.74m shares

CaribbeanProducers(CPJ)600X250 Activity on the Junior Market ended with 9 securities traded, comprising 2,201,563 units changing hands, valued at $4,588,656, Caribbean Producers dominated trading with more than 1.74 million units to close at $2.31 in only two trades as the stock gained 1 cent. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 7.17 points to close at 740.74, with the price of 6 stocks advancing and 2 declining and 1 remained unchanged.
At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with the offer that was lower. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 10 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
JSM 16-4-15Stocks trading in the junior market are, Caribbean Cream trading 25,055 shares at 65 cents as the price rose by 5 cents. Caribbean Flavours had 10,968 units changing hands, 5 cents higher at $1.85, Derrimon Trading put through 15,000 shares at $2.04, Honey Bun traded 10,000 shares but lost 11 cents in closing at $1.80. Lasco Financial Services had 15,000 units trading 5 cents higher, at $1.15, Lasco Manufacturing traded 352,851 units for 7 cents more at $1.13, Medical Disposables put through 27,000 shares in trading and ended up 4 cents better off at $1.80 and Paramount Trading had 4,905 units changing hands at $3.55 for a 55 cents fall.

Volume up for juniors Wednesday

Knutsford Express stock price, gained in trading as investors responded positively to 9 months' results.

Knutsford Express stock price, gained in trading as investors responded positively to 9 months’ results.

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 5 securities traded ending with 1,331,821 units changing hands valued at $ 3,202,068. Even as just 5 securities traded in the junior market, the volume trading was one of the highest for some time. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 1.39 points to close at 733.57, with the price of 3 stocks advancing and 1 declining.
At the close of the market, there were 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and only 1 with a lower offer. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 11 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale. There has developed a widening gap between most bids and offers as investors have a standoff between where the stocks last traded and where those wanting to sell are prepared so to do. Improving profit out turn has made the situation worse.
JM 15-4-15Stocks trading in the junior market are, Knutsford Express fresh from reporting a 92 percent increase in pretax profits for the February quarter and 45 percent for the nine months, to $48.5 million, the stock gained 40 cents in closing at $5.60, having traded 87,603 shares. Caribbean Producers trading 993,178 as high as $2.35, closed at $2.30 for a 10 cents decline, General Accident Insurance had 224,010 units changing hands at $1.71 for 1 cent gain, Lasco Distributors gained 3 cents in trading 14,800 and closed at $1.43 and Lasco Manufacturing had only 12,230 shares trading to end at $1.06.

Juniors’ most active day

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Dolphin Cove closed at a 52 weeks' high of $9.20 on Tuesday

Dolphin Cove closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $9.20 on Tuesday

The Junior Market was having one of the best trading in recent times with 11 securities traded and ending with 1,712,144 units changing hands, valued at $ $2,442,125.13. The number of stocks traded on Tuesday, is the highest for March, bettering the ten that traded on the 17th of the month. Junior Market Index declined 1.94 points to close at 706.43, with the price of 8 stocks advancing and 2 declining.
At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and there were 8 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
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Stocks trading in the junior market are, AMG Packaging finishing with 579 units to close with a gain of 1 cent to $2.26, Caribbean Producers closing with 130,050 shares to end with an increase of 5 cents at $2.15, Consolidated Bakeries finishing trading with 27,954 shares while gaining 8 cents to 90 cents. Dolphin Cove finishing with 10,000 shares traded, with a gain of 20 cents, to a 52 weeks’ high of $9.20. General Accident completing trading 13,416 units as the price gained 3 cents to $1.70, Jamaican Teas while exchanging 400 units, closed higher by 4 cents at $2.55, Lasco Financial finishing trading with 26,370 shares changing hands, 1 cent higher to $1.08, Lasco Manufacturing closing with 751,302 shares unchanged at $1.15, Caribbean Cream closing with 10,000 units, the price slipped to 65 cents, for a 10 cents loss and Lasco Distributors concluding trading with 719,397 units to close lower by 10 cents to $1.35

Low trading by juniors on Wednesday

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 4 securities traded ending with 251,020 units changing hands valued at $286,011. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 0.89 points to close at 707.05, with the price of 1 stocks advancing and 1 declining.
JM 19-3-15At the close of the market, there were 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 7 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Caribbean Producers traded 10.000 units at $2.10, Lasco Distributors closed with 19,500 units trading at $1.46 for a 1 cent gain, Lasco Financial Services ended with 181,520 shares trading unchanged at $1.05 and Lasco Manufacturing with 40,000 shares closing 1 cent down at $1.14.

Trading activity decline for juniors

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 6 securities traded ending with 339,066 units changing hands valued at $408,329. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 7.51 points to close at 708.17, with the price of 1 stock advancing and 3 declining.
JM 19-3-15At the close of the market, there were 5 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 3 securities closing with no bids to buy and 6 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Lasco Distributors trading 10,061 shares to gain 3 cents to $1.48, Caribbean Producers exchanging 2,000 shares at $2.10, Lasco Manufacturing saw trading in 50,000 shares to close at $1.15. General Accident finishing trading with 29,200 units to close lower by 15 cents at $1.65, Lasco Financial had dealing in 237,805 units and declined 5 cents to $1.05 and Paramount Trading contributing 10,000 shares, lost 50 cents to $3.50.

Juniors trade in narrow range

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 6 securities traded ending with 952,606 units changing hands valued at $1,388,354 on Tuesday. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 3.30 points to close at 707.24, with the price of 2 stocks advancing and 3 declining.
JM cht -10-3-15At the close, there were 5 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 3 securities closing with no bids to buy and there were 8 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Caribbean Producers had 92,804 shares changing hands and gained 9 cents to $2.10, Lasco Financial finishing trading with 351,802 shares climbed 6 cents to$1.11, Blue Power contributed 25,000 shares in trading at $6.30. Dolphin Cove closed with 2,000 units traded as the price slipped 49 cents to $8.51, General Accident finished trading with 156,000 shares and ended lower by 9 cents to $1.61, Lasco Manufacturing in trading 325,000 units declined 1 cent to $1.15.

Junior market activity remains low

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 7 securities trading and ending with 154,762 units changing hands valued at $237,206. The JSE Junior Market Index rose 12.75 points to close at 711.99, with the price of 5 stocks advancing and 2 declining.
Jm 5-3-15At the close of the market, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 6 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, AMG Packaging with 100 shares changing hands at 4 cents higher to $2.34, Caribbean Producers concluding trading with 1,000 shares, ended with a gain of 1 cent to $2.01. There was dealing in 710 Dolphin Cove shares, with a 50 cents increase to $9. Lasco Distributors closed trading with 104,491 units to gain 4 cents at $1.50, Medical Disposables ended trading with 20,261 shares changing hands, and rising 20 cents to $1.80, Caribbean Flavours ending with 3,100 units to close lower by 29 cents to $1.76 and Lasco Financial finished with 25,100 shares trading lower for 2 cents to $1.03.

Cargo Handlers jumps $1.80

Cargo Handlers climbed $1.80 on Friday

Cargo Handlers climbed $1.80 on Friday

In Friday’s trading on the Junior Market 8 securities traded with one hitting an all-time high and one at a new 52 weeks’ high, at the close. The market closed with 317,720 units changing hands valued at $662,455. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 11.41 points to close at 699.35, with the prices of stocks advancing and 3 declining.
At the close of the market, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
JM 27-2-15Stocks trading in the junior market with gains are, Cargo Handlers finishing with 10,000 shares trading while gaining 10.6 percent or $1.80 to an all-time high of $18.80, Lasco Distributors closing with 136,000 shares to end with an increase of 5 cents to $1.55, a new 52 weeks’ high. Lasco Financial ended trading with 26,150 shares switching ownership 1 cent higher to $1.05, Lasco Manufacturing closed with 121,100 shares while gaining 9 cents to $1.24. Sweet River Abattoir ended trading with the price unchanged while 15,000 shares changed hands at $3.86.
Stocks ending with losses are, AMG Packaging concluding trading with 1,470 shares changing hands to close down by 1 cent to $2.30, Caribbean Producers ended trading lower by 10 cents to $2 with only 3,000 shares and Dolphin Cove closed with 5,000 shares trading after falling 49 cents to $8.50.

Trading drops in junior market

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 4 securities traded ending with 341,891 units changing hands valued at $ 422,360. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 2.78 points to close at 710.76 with the price of 1 stock declining and 3 ended with the prices unchanged.
jm  26-2-15At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with the offer lower. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 6 securities had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Lasco Financial closed with 275,700 shares trading lower by 11 cents to $1.04 Caribbean Producers closed with 15,202 shares trading at $2.10, Derrimon Trading had 3,689 units changing hands at $2.04, General Accident closed with 47,300 shares changing hands at $1.70.