Junior market slipped slightly – Monday

JM Sign build At the close, the junior market index fell 14.22 points to close at 1,904.71. The market ended with 18 active securities, 8 of which advanced and 5 declined as a mere 693,955 units changed hands, valued at $,269,270. There were 3 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 2 ended with lower offers.
In trading the market closed with one new high and one new low. At the end, Blue Power closed with a gain of $1.05 at $14.05 with only 190 units changing hands, Caribbean Cream traded a mere 100 shares as the price lost 5 cents to end at $4.70, Caribbean Flavours had 1,000 shares changing hands to end at $7.56 for a 1 cent gain. Caribbean Producers traded 23,418 shares to end with a loss of 60 cents at $4.10, Consolidated Bakeries had 40,482 units trading, with a loss of 1 cent to end at $1.24, C2W Music fell 4 cents with 6,600 units changing hands to close at a 52 weeks’ low of 33 cents. Honey Bun had 3,160 units trading but rose by 49 cents to end at $11.50, Iron Rock had 245 shares trading at $4, Jamaican Teas closed at $4 after trading 650 units to gain 20 cents. Jetcon Corporation closed at $2.90 after 129,320 shares changed hands, JM Trdng Sht-04-4-16Key Insurance traded at a new high of $2.85 after rising 25 cents with 23,159 units changing hands. KLE Group closed at $1.65 with 100,000 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express closed with 350 units changing hands at $22, Lasco Distributors lost 5 cents and ended with 61,955 units trading at $5.60. Lasco Financial ended at $2.75 with 9,121 shares changing hands, for a loss of 25 cents, Lasco Manufacturing ended with 287,905 shares changing hands and gained 10 cents to close at $3.65, Medical Disposables closed with a gain of 12 cents with 1,000 shares trading at $3.42 and tTech gained 30 cents with 5,300 shares trading to end at $4.30. tTech plans releasing audited accounts for 2015 around the middle of April a source from the company advised IC Insider. the source indicates that the JSE advised that since they listed in January, after the year end the accounts to the end of December last year was not a requirement, the company decided to release the report when completed nevertheless.

Junior market slipped slightly – Friday

JM Sign Key Insurance Company that listed on Thursday traded at $2.60 on Friday today above the Initial Public offering price (IPO) of $2.27. ISP Finance that was listed earlier in the week did not traded on Friday with a wide gap between the bid at $2.15 the offer price of $3, the stock traded at $2.50 on the opening day. Jetcon Coporation that was listed on the day before Easter, traded to close at $2.90, but went as high as $2.99 compared to the IPO price of $2.25.
At the close, the junior market index fell 6.29 points being added to close at 1,918.93. The market ended with 21 active securities, 4 of which advanced and 10 declined as a mere 988,659 units changed hands, valued at $3,655,969. There were 4 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 3 ended with lower offers.
In trading, AMG Packaging closed with a gain of 10 cents at $11.10 with 27,099 units changing hands, CAC 2000 traded 1,000 shares and lost 47 cents to end at $6.53, Caribbean Cream traded 22,085 shares as the price rose 35 cents to end at $4.75, Caribbean Flavours had 5,300 shares changing hands to end at $7.55. Caribbean Producers traded 3,000 shares to end with a loss of 10 cents at $4.70, Consolidated Bakeries had 29,073 units trading, with a rise of 10 cents to end at $1.25, C2W Music fell 3 cents with 4,000 units changing hands to close at 37 cents. Derrimon Trading closed with 950 shares changing hands as the price slipped 21 cents to end at $4, Honey Bun had 26,150 units trading but lost 2 cents to end at $11.01, Iron Rock had 5,000 shares trading at $4, Jamaican Teas closed at $3.80 after trading 28,510 units.JM Trdng Sht-4-16 Jetcon Corporation closed at $2.90 after trading 306,956 shares, Key Insurance traded at a new high of $2.60 as 40,000 units changed hands with the price gaining 33 cents on the IPO price. KLE Group dropped 45 cents to close at $1.65 with 201,343 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express closed with 119 units changing hands to end at $22, Lasco Distributors lost 15 cents and ended with 177,390 units trading at $5.65. Lasco Financial ended at $3 with 7,077 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing ended with 60,107 shares changing hands to close at $3.55, with a loss of 15 cents, Medical Disposables closed with a loss of 12 cents with 18,000 shares trading at $3.30 and tTech fell 48 cents with 17,500 shares trading to end at $4.

Key Insurance list on junior market

Natalia Gobin-Gunter Chairman and Deputy Managing director inserting name strip to indicate listing of Key Insurance on the junior market on Thursday

Natalia Gobin-Gunter Chairman and Deputy Managing director inserting name strip to indicate listing of Key Insurance on the junior market on Thursday

Key Insurance Company was listed today but did not traded by the close but had 87,500 units on the bid above the Initial Public offering price of $2.27 with bids at $2.53. ISP Finance that was listed on Wednesday and closed trading at $2.50 on the opening day did not trade today, but Jetcon Coporation that was listed on the day before Easter, traded to close at $2.90, in a market that had only modest trades, taking place.
At the close, the junior market index gained 30.46 points being added to close at 1,925.22. The market ended with 16 active securities, 6 of which advanced and 5 declined as a mere 617,159 units changed hands, valued at $2,081,398. There were 4 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 5 ended with lower offers.
In trading, AMG Packaging closed at $11 with 2,500 units changing hands, CAC 2000 traded 2,620 shares at $7, Caribbean Cream traded 46,275 shares as the price rose 11 cents to end at $4.40, Caribbean Flavours fell 2 cents with 3,100 shares changing hands to end at $7.55. Caribbean Producers traded 124,000 shares to end with a rise of 60 cents at $4.80, Consolidated Bakeries had 5,000 units trading with a rise of 10 cents to end at $1.15, C2W Music gained 4 cents with 50,000 units changing hands at 40 cents, Iron Rock had 2,500 shares trading at $4, JM sum 31-03-16rvJamaican Teas lost 5 cents in closing at $3.80 after trading 14,805 units. Jetcon Corporation traded at a new closing high of $2.90, after trading 230,128 shares, KLE Group traded at $2.10 with a loss of 10 cents with 1,000 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express closed with 2,096 units changing hands to end at $22, Lasco Distributors ended with 19,100 units trading, to end at $5.80. Lasco Financial ended at $3 with 91,755 shares changing hands after regaining 35 cents, Lasco Manufacturing ended with 20,780 shares changing hands to close at $3.70, with a fall of 10 cents and Paramount Trading closed with a loss of 31 cents and closed with 1,500 shares trading at $11.

ISP list on junior market – Wednesday

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I$PISP Finance was listed on Wednesday and closed trading at $2.50 after listing at $2. The new listing brought the junior market listings to 31 while the listing of Key Insurance on Thursday will bring the total to 32. Jetcon Coporation that was listed on the day before Easter traded to close at $2.80, the stock was offered to the public at $2.25.
At the end of trading on Wednesday, the junior market index dropped 38.69 points to close at 1,894.76. The market ended with 19 active securities, 6 of which advanced and 8 declined as 2,476,908 units changed hands, valued at $8,795,980.
At the close, three stocks closed at new highs while there were 3 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 6 ended with lower offers.
In trading, AMG Packaging closed at $11 with 4,101 units changing hands, Blue Power had 7,267 shares trading but lost $1.05 to close at $13. CAC 2000 lost 40 cents in trading 6,800 shares at $7, Caribbean Flavours fell 43 cents with 5,000 shares changing hands to end at $7.57. Caribbean Producers traded 32,200 shares to end at $4.20 Consolidated Bakeries had 100,000 units trading with a loss of 7 cents to end at $1.05, Dolphin Cove had 1,850 units changing hands at 79 cents lower at $14.50. Honey Bun traded just 3,185 shares and gained 2 cents in closing at $11.03, Iron Rock had 163,004 shares trading at $4, ISP Finance traded 10,250 shares at a record high of $2.50 after adding 50 cents from the initial offered price of $2, Jamaican Teas lost 15 cents in closing at $3.85 after trading 121,235 units. JM sum 30-03-16Jetcon Corporation traded at a new high to close at $2.80, after trading at $2.90 and ended with a gain of 24 cents while 163,973 shares were traded, Knutsford Express closed with 1,429 units changing hands to end at $22, Lasco Distributors lost 5 cents with 21,300 units trading, to end at $5.80. Lasco Financial ended at $2.65 with 52,600 shares changing hands after shedding 35 cents, Lasco Manufacturing ended with 1,688,914 shares changing hands to close at $3.80, with a rise of 30 cents, Medical Disposables rose 27 cents and closed with 800 shares trading at $3.42. Sweet River traded 92,000 shares and gained 3 cents to end at a new high of $4.05 and tTech gained 18 cents, in trading 1,000 shares at $4.48.

Big 3% jump for juniors – Tuesday

Jetcon traded for the first time to close at $2.56 on Tuesday

Jetcon traded for the first time to close at $2.56 on Tuesday

Jetcon Coporation that was listed on Thursday last traded for the first time up to $2.58 with moderate volume. The stock was issued to the public at $2.25 in the initial public offering. At the end of trading on Tuesday, the junior market index rose a strong 2.76 percent with 51.92 points being added to close at 1,933.45. The market ended with 16 active securities, 8 of which advanced and 5 declined as 832,933 units changed hands, valued at $4,034,146.
At the close, there were 5 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 4 ended with lower offers.
In trading, AMG Packaging gained 43 cents and closed at $11 with 100,300 units changing hands, Blue Power had 16,153 shares trading but rose 50 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $14.05. Caribbean Cream rose 79 cents with 40,355 shares changing hands to end at $4.29. Caribbean Producers lost 29 cents in trading 35,000 shares to end at $4.20 Consolidated Bakeries had 5,000 units trading with a loss of 18 cents to end at $1.12, C2W Music lost 7 cents to close at 52 weeks’ low of 36 cents while trading 5,555 shares, Dolphin Cove had 800 units changing hands at $15.29. General Accident traded just 1,000 shares but lost 2 cents in closing at $2.98, Iron Rock had 29,000 shares trading at $4, JM sum 29-03-16Jamaican Teas closed at $4.01 after trading 27,936 units for a gain of 1 cent, Jetcon traded 23,736 shares with a rise of 31 cents to $2.56, for a closing high. Lasco Distributors gained 10 cents with 23,420 units trading, to end at $5.85, Lasco Financial ended at $3 with 9,280 shares changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing ended with 511,148 shares changing hands to close at $3.80, with a rise of 30 cents, Medical Disposables fell 35 cents and closed with 1,750 shares trading at $3.15 and tTech gained 5 cents, in trading 2,500 shares at $4.30.
Shares in ISP Finance Services will list on the junior market on Wednesday when trading in the shares is expected to commence.

Another down day for juniors – Thursday

CPJ dominated trading on Thursday with 7.6m shares

CPJ dominated trading on Thursday with 7.7m shares

At the end of trading on Thursday, the junior market index lost 24.31 points to close at 1,881.53. The market ended with 15 active securities, 7 of which declined and 4 advanced as 8,572,910 units changed hands, valued at $32,754,372 with Caribbean Producers accounting for most of the trades.
At the close, there were no security ending without a bid and 8 securities had no stocks being offered for sale. There were only 2 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 4 ended with lower offers.
In trading, Blue Power had 2,000 shares trading but rose $2.05 to end at $13.55. Caribbean Cream lost 50 cents with 127,837 shares changing hands to end at $3.50. Caribbean Flavours traded 26,658 shares to end at $8, Caribbean Producers added 49 cents in trading 7,729,673 shares carrying a value of $28,618,772 to end at $4.49, Consolidated Bakeries had 70,134 units trading firm at $1.30, Derrimon Trading had 16,000 units changing hands at $4.21 after shedding 59 cents. Honey Bun traded 7,198 units but fell $1.99 to end at $11.01, Jamaican Teas closed at $4 after trading 38,680 units for the loss of 49 cents, KLE Group traded 4,000 shares with a rise of 10 cents to $2.20. JM sum 24-03-16rKnutsford Express closed with 1,966 units changing hands to close at $22 after trading earlier at an all-time high of $23.20, Lasco Distributors gained 24 cents with 100,892 units trading, to end at $5.75, Lasco Financial lost 3 cents and ended at $3 with 113,654 shares changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing ended with 293,099 shares changing hands to close at $3.50, with a fall of 6 cents, Paramount Trading closed with 1,171 shares trading at $11.31 and tTech lost 5 cents, in trading 139,942 shares at $4.25.
Shares in Jetcon Corporation were listed on Thursday but no trades were executed, at the close, there were bids in, to buy 150,150 units at $2.25 with no stocks on offer.

Junior stocks soften – Wednesday

JM SignAt the end of trading on Wednesday, the junior market index ended with a loss of 24.89 points to close at 1,905.84. The market ended with 14 active securities, 5 of which declined and 3 advanced as mere 157,151 units changed hands, valued at only $774,391.
At the close, 1 security ended with no bid and 6 securities had no stocks being offered for sale. There were only 2 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 5 ended with lower offers.
In trading, AMG Packaging ended with 4,548 units changing hands to close with a loss of 43 cents at $10.57, Blue Power had 8,000 shares trading but rose 32 cents to end at $11.50. CAC 2000 traded 1,000 shares with a loss of 10 cents to end at $7.40, Caribbean Cream rose 30 cents with 5,000 shares changing hands to end at $4.Producers lost 17 cents in trading 32,327 shares at $4, Caribbean Consolidated Bakeries had 13,019 units trading firm at $1.30, JM sum 23-03-16 Iron Rock Insurance traded 13,000 shares and closed unchanged at $4, Honey Bun traded 2,151 units at $13, Jamaican Teas closed at $4.49 after trading 500 units for the loss of 50 cents. Knutsford Express closed with 312 units changing hands at $22, Lasco Distributors lost 38 cents with 43,440 units trading to end at $5.51, Lasco Financial ended at $3.03 with 8,254 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing ended with 24,600 shares changing hands to close at $3.56 with a rise of 6 cents and Paramount Trading closed with 1,000 shares trading at $11.31.
The junior market will have one more listing when trading starts on Thursday when Jetcon Corporation is listed.

Junior stocks fell – Monday

Jamaican Teas traded at a new high of $5.24 on Monday.

Jamaican Teas traded at a new high of $5.24 on Monday.

At the close, the junior market index ended trading on Monday with a small loss of 29.68 points to close at 1,944.64. The market ended with 12 securities trading, 5 of which declined and 3 advancing and 935,672 units changing hands, valued at $3,901,047. One stock traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ high.
At the close, 1 security ended with no bid and 6 securities had no stocks being offered for sale. There were 3 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 5 ended with lower offers.
In trading, Access Financial traded just 220 and gained 50 cents to close at $17, AMG Packaging fell 47 cents with 400 units changing hands to close at $11, Blue Power had just 379 shares trading but rose 18 cents to end at $11.18. Caribbean Cream traded 52,000 shares but fell $1.05 to $3.70, Caribbean Flavours had 25,950 units trading firm at $8, General Accident traded at $3 with 129,400 shares changing hands. Honey Bun traded 24,051 units at $13 after falling 8 cents, JM sum 21-03-16newly listed Iron Rock Insurance traded 368,917 shares and closed unchanged at $4, Jamaican Teas closed at $5 after trading 8,465 units, the price traded at a 52 weeks’ intraday high of $5.24 before closing. Lasco Distributors closed with 88,618 units trading with a fall of 8 cents at $5.90, Lasco Financial ended at $3.03 with 134,243 shares changing hands 1 cent higher and Lasco Manufacturing ended with 103,029 shares changing hands to close at $3.80 with a fall of 10 cents.

General Accident dominates juniors – Friday

General Accident traded 2.8m shares  on Friday

General Accident traded 2.8m shares on Friday

Newly listed Iron Rock Insurance traded 87,516 shares but declined by 40 cents in closing at $4 but General Accident stole the spotlight with 2.8 million shares changing hands. At the close the junior market index ended trading on Friday with a small loss of 7.12 points to close at 1,974.32.
The market ended with 14 securities trading, 5 of which declined and 6 advancing and 3,473,758 units changing hands, valued at $11,095,522. One stock traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ high
At the close, 1 security ended with no bid and 6 securities had no stocks being offered for sale. There were 3 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 5 ended with lower offers.
In trading, Access Financial traded 24,500 in one block as a cross at $16.50 for a loss of 1 cent, AMG Packaging gained 5 cents with 5,814 units changing hands to close at $11.47, Caribbean Cream traded 120,000 shares and rose 69 cents to $4.75 but closed with the offer at $4.30 to sell 45,000 units. Caribbean Flavours had 3,000 units trading firm at $8, Caribbean Producers traded 16,000 shares but slipped 25 cents to $4.17, Consolidated Bakeries ended with 21,000 shares trading at $1.30 after dropping 18 cents,JM sum 18-03-16 Dolphin Cove closed with 100 shares changing hands at $15.29, General Accident jumped 60 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $3 with 2,811,669 shares. Honey Bun traded only 1,000 units at $13.08 after falling 41 cents, Jamaican Teas closed at $5 after the split of the issued stock into 2 shares, with 222,773 units traded, the price went as high as $5.05 before closing. Lasco Distributors closed with 32,418 units trading with a rise of 22 cents at $5.98, Lasco Financial ended at $3.02 with 33,785 shares changing hands with a 2 cents gain and Lasco Manufacturing ended with 94,183 shares changing hands to close at $3.90 with a rise of 9 cents.

Juniors move higher again – Tuesday

Iron RockThe junior market welcomed one new listing, bringing the total to 30, with the commencement of trading today of Iron Rock Insurance. The market enjoyed another day of a rising index at the close on Tuesday as 46.03 points were added to end at 1,960.80. There were two stocks closing at 52 weeks’ high at the close.
The market ended with 13 securities trading, 5 of which declined and 4 advancing and 310,507 units changing hands, valued at $1,653,369.
At the close, 1 security ended with no bid and 5 securities had no stocks being offered for sale. There were 5 stocks closing with bids that were higher than their last selling prices and 4 ended with lower offers.
In trading, AMG Packaging gained 15 cents with 9,400 units changing hands, to close at $11.30, Cargo Handlers traded 126 shares at a new 52 weeks’ high of $43, after adding $2.70, Caribbean Cream traded 25,400 shares, the price slipped by 25 cents and ended at $3.81, Dolphin Cove lost 1 cent to end with 1,000 shares trading at $15.29. General Accident closed with only 5,246 shares being active and gained 10 cents to end at $2.80, Honey Bun traded 20,660 units at $13.60 after shedding 40 cents, JM sum 15-03-16Iron Rock traded for the first time since its initial public offering early March and gained 55 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.55, with 11,000 units changing hands. Knutsford Express gained $1to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $20 with 909 units changing hands, Jamaican Teas did not trade after the stock was adjusted for the a 2 for 1 stock split today. Lasco Distributors closed with 67,515 units trading to end at $6, Lasco Financial ended at $3.01 with 23,500 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing ended with 129,251 shares changing hands to close at 3.50. Paramount Trading ended with 3,500 units changing hands at $11.31 after falling by 34 cents and tTech closed at $4.50 with 13,000 units changing hands.