Junior Market down 109 points in 3 days

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange suffered further losses on Thursday in declining 46 points, bringing the loses to 108.55 in three days and the market closed at 2,961.50.
At the close of market activities, 20 securities changed hands versus 18 trading on Wednesday, resulting in as the prices of 5 securities rising, 8 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
The volume and value traded jumped over Wednesday’s levels, with a 96 percent rise in the volume traded to 6,809,242 units and 48 percent rise in the value traded to $27,253,969 compared to 3,476,318 units valued at $18,368,654 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 340,462 units for an average of $1,362,698 in contrast to 193,129 units for an average of $1,020,481 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 155,908 units valued at $821,793 and previously 138,077 units valued at $769,532. May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2.10, with 1,200 stock units traded, CAC 2000 finished at $9, exchanging 1,300 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 10 cents to close at $5, with 15,000 shares, Caribbean Producers lost 23 cents to close at $5, with 300 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.10, with 63,000 shares exchanged. Derrimon Trading jumped $2.44 to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $11.60, with 5,750 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.12, with 15,351 units, Eppley ended trading 82 cents higher at $10, with 3,900 shares traded, Express Catering closed with a loss of $1.10 to $6.85, with 350,210 shares. FosRich Group finished trading at $2.60, with 1,144,462 shares trading, Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 25 cents at $4.75, after exchanging 104,000 shares, Iron Rock finished at $3.05, with 500 shares, Key Insurance finished trading at $4, trading 9,015 shares. Knutsford Express ended 25 cents higher at $11.75, with 5,000 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 24 cents at $4.20, in exchanging 48,971 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 30 cents at $4.85, with 47,634 units, Lasco Manufacturing fell 25 cents to close at $4.20, with 4,973,719 shares. Main Event ended trading with a loss of 50 cents at $7.50, with 5,722 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading 30 cents higher at $3, with 964 stock units and Stationery and Office gained 15 cents in closing at $7.75, with 13,244 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Junior Market dropped 32 points – Tuesday

CAC closed $1.05 higher on Tuesday in response to good profit results.


The Junior Market Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped 31.50 points to 3,038.55 on Tuesday as the prices of 3 securities advanced, 10 declined and 10 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 23 securities changed hands versus 24 trading on Monday, resulting in a 50 percent rise in the volume traded to 1,037,386 units changing hands and a 47 percent rise in the valued to $5,738,090, compared to 691,974 units valued $3,495,411 trading on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer.
Trading ended with an average of 45,104 units for an average of $249,482 in contrast to 28,832 units for an average of $145,642 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 132,834 units valued at $745,632 and previously 144,989 units valued at $814,376. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, CAC 2000 climbed $1.05 to $9.05, with 203,679 shares, as investors reacted positively to the more than doubling in profits for the April quarter. Cargo Handlers settled at $9.75, with 2,360 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded with a loss of $1.93 to end at $9.07, with 700 stock units, Derrimon Trading declined 1 cent to $9.16, with 3,803 shares, Dolphin Cove dropped $1.70 to close at $15.10, with 235 stock units. Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 4 cents at $3.12, trading 70,419 units, Eppley ended trading at $9.18, with 4,120 shares, Express Catering traded with a loss of 6 cents at $7.94, while exchanging 97,230 shares, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.75, with 15,760 shares. GWest Corporation ended at $2.45, with 22,215 units trading, Jamaican Teas ended trading 186,011 stock units and rose 50 cents to $5.50, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4, with 9,200 units, Key Insurance finished trading at $4, with 1,600 shares. KLE Group closed 30 cents higher at $2.95, with 2,867 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $12.80, with 750 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 12 cents at $4.30, with 169,329 stock units changing hands, Lasco Financial finished at $5.21, trading 23,287 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 10 cents at $4.15, with 48,380 shares, Medical Disposables lost 20 cents to end at $5.10, with 2,561 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading with a loss of 30 cents at $2.70, with 137,180 stock units trading, Stationery and Office closed at $8, with 30,300 units and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30, with 2,000 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading at $6, with 3,400 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Junior Market up 65 more points – Monday

Access Financial jumps $4.50 to $51.50 on Monday.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped 65.50 points to close at 3,070.05 on top of the 80.20 points rise on Friday as the prices of 11 securities advanced, 5 declined and 8 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 24 securities changed hands, the same number trading on Friday, resulting in only 691,974 units valued at just $3,495,411 trading compared to 3,742,224 units valued at $15,902,706 trading on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 28,832 units for an average of $145,642 in contrast to 155,926 units for an average of $662,613 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 144,989 units valued at $814,376 and previously 164,621 units valued at $924,448. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial jumped $4.50 to $51.50, with 2,782 shares trading, Cargo Handlers settled at $9.75, with 2,095 shares, Caribbean Cream traded 46 cents higher at $5.10, with 7,000 shares, Caribbean Flavours added $1 higher at $11, while only 100 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $5.24, with 8,500 units changing hands. Dolphin Cove finished at $16.80, with just 300 stock units trading, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.16, with 2,700 units, changing hands, Express Catering traded 30 cents higher at $8, with 96,374 shares, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.75, with 198,171 shares. General Accident closed with a loss of 27 cents at $3.12, and 5,977 stock units traded, GWest Corporation ended 25 cents higher at $2.45, with 4,000 units, Honey Bun lost 1 cent and ended trading at $4.64, with 70,700 shares changing hands, Iron Rock concluded trading at $3, with 512 shares, Jamaican Teas settled at $5, with 12,370 shares. Jetcon Corporation traded 51,900 stock units at $4, Knutsford Express closed 80 cents higher at $12.80, after exchanging just 300 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 27 cents higher at $4.42, with 5,500 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 6 cents higher at $5.21, with 76,982 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 7 cents higher at $4.25, with 3,000 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 57 cents at $7, in swapping 3,827 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading 3,259 shares and rose 30 cents to $5.30, Paramount Trading closd at $3, with 50,000 shares traded, Stationery and Office finished trading 20 cents higher at $8, with 85,425 stock units and tTech ended with a loss of 10 cents at $6, exchanging 200 shares trading.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Big 87 points drop for Junior stocks – Thursday

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Blue Power in big drop of $9 to close at $28.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange after enjoying five consecutive days of strong gains up to Tuesday and falling 57.67 points on Wednesday dropped another 86.91 points to close at 2,924.35 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 7 securities advanced, 11 declined and 7 remained unchanged with 25 securities changing hands from 25 securities changing hands on Wednesday. Market activity resulted in a fall in the quantity of shares trading to 5,590,001 units valued at $32,219,897, compared to 7,465,041 units valued at $55,063,474
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 223,600 units for an average of $1,288,796 in contrast to 298,602 units for an average of $2,202,539 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 166,390 units valued at $977and previously 151,011 units valued at $894,076. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2.10, with 3,874 stock units, Blue Power dived a sharp $9 to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $28, with 538,182 units changing hands, Cargo Handlers rose 25 cents to $9.75, with 735 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading at $4.64 after falling of 46 cents, with 3,000 shares, Caribbean Producers declined 35 cents to $4.70, with 3,400 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 38 cents at $2.10, with 7,307 shares trading, Dolphin Cove dropped $1.10 to end at $16.80, with just 200 stock unit trading, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.13, with 99,568 units, Eppley ended trading with a loss of 11 cents at $9.07, exchanging 1,000 shares. Express Catering traded with a loss of 37 cents at $7.43, with 16,619 shares traded, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.75, with 29,899 shares, General Accident closed 24 cents higher at $3.39, with 480 stock units, GWest Corporation ended at $2.30, with 580 units. Honey Bun ended trading 20 cents higher at $5.20, with 24,500 shares, Iron Rock finished with a loss of 5 cents at $3, while 4,243,672 shares changed hands, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 6 cents at $4 and an exchange of 13,500 units, Key Insurance finished trading 50 cents higher at $4, with 3,000 shares. KLE Group closed after rising 9 cents to $2.95, with 7,833 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $11.50, with 108,454 shares trading, Lasco Distributors concluded trading 5 cents higher at $4.15, with 124,100 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with 335,286 units trading and rose 5 cents to $5.15. Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 20 cents at $4, with 6,070 shares, Main Event fell 44 cents to end at $7.56, with 14,867 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading at $3, with 2,000 stock units and Stationery and Office closed at $8, with 1,875 units. changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Juniors drop 58 points – Wednesday

Access Financial drops $6 on Wednesday, more than reversing Tuesday’s gain.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange after enjoying five consecutive days of strong gains, declined on Wednesday by a whopping 57.67 points to close at 3,011.26.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 9 declined and 5 remained unchanged with 25 securities changing hands, resulting in a big hike in the quantity of shares trading to 7,465,041 units valued at $55,063,474 compared to 1,630,055 units valued at $7,932,006 from 23 securities changing hands on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 298,602 units for an average of $2,202,539 in contrast to 70,872 units for an average of $344,870 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 151,011 units valued at $894,076 and previously 96,749 units valued at $413,023. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dived $6 to end at $47, with 120 shares, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 10 cents at $2.10, with 67,094 stock units, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 50 cents at $8, with 100 shares, Caribbean Cream rose 4 cents to close at $5.10, with 13,840 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 20 cents at $5.05, in exchanging 25,000 units. C2W Music ended at 45 cents, with 25,000 shares traded, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.13, with 48,467 units, Eppley ended trading $1.04 higher at $9.18, with 1,700 shares, Express Catering traded at $7.80, with 2,453,192 shares. FosRich Group gained 5 cents to $2.75, with 41,869 shares, General Accident closed with a loss of 15 cents at $3.15, after 32,000 stock units changed hands, Honey Bun concluded trading 40 cents higher at $5, with 42,404 shares, Jamaican Teas rose 10 cents to $5, with 124,213 stock units. Jetcon Corporation traded 6 cents higher at $4.06, with 140,299 units, Key Insurance traded 7,947 shares and rose 21 cents to $3.50, KLE Group closed with a loss of 14 cents at $2.86, in exchanging 2,000 shares, Knutsford Express dropped $2.25 to $11.50, with 1,790,027 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors added 10 cents in trading 1,978 stock units at $4.10, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 2 cents at $5.10, trading 1,263,476 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 30 cents higher at $4.20, with 700,000 shares, Main Event climbed 65 cents higher to $8, with 93,893 shares. Paramount Trading finished trading at $3, with 1,498 stock units, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 6 cents at $8, after 26,634 units changed hands and tTech concluded trading 35 cents higher at $6.10, with 715 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.75% settled at $6, with 561,575 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Junior Market jumps 62 points – Monday

Access Financial jumped $4 on Monday.

Junior Market Index climbed a strong 61.95 points, to close at 3,027.29 on Monday resulting from an exchange of 22 securities compared to 23 on Friday and the prices of 9 securities rising, 6 falling while 5 remained unchanged.
Express Catering rose to an all-time high at the close of $7.40 and there was a $4 jump in Access Financial to $52. Trading ended on Monday with 1,017,701 units valued at $4,780,851changing hands, compared to 3,931,183 units valued at $15,372,700 on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 46,259 units for an average of $217,311 in contrast to 170,921 units for an average of $668,378 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 109,975 valued at $447,857. May closed with an average of 217,589 units valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed $4 higher at $52, with 500 shares, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 47 cents at $8.50, with 28,600 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $5.25, with 16,929 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 2 cents at $2.48, with 3,000 shares, Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of 9 cents at $17.90, with 1,000 stock units. Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.13, with 24,000 units, Express Catering ended trading 65 cents higher at $7.40, with 63,573 shares, FosRich Group traded 2 cents higher at $2.60, with 23,060 shares, General Accident finished trading at $3.39, with 900 shares. Honey Bun ended 5 cents higher at $4.80, with 1,100 units, ISP Finance finished at $17, with 200 shares, Jamaican Teas settled 10 cents higher at $4.90, with 1,000 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 10 cents at $4, with 360,753 stock units. Knutsford Express finished trading 50 cents higher at $13, with 956 shares, Lasco Distributors closed at $4, with 46,262 shares, Lasco Financial ended 5 cents higher at $5.25, with 51,210 shares, Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading 19 cents higher at $4.19, with 305,051 stock units. Main Event finished with a loss of 65 cents at $7.35, with 59,453 units, Paramount Trading ended trading 12 cents higher at $3, with 705 shares and Stationery and Office traded with a loss of 6 cents at $8, with 22,998 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley concluded trading $8.14 higher at $8.14, with 1,000 units, Eppley ended trading at $6, with 5,451 shares, changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

More Junior stocks less volume trade

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange resulted in an exchange of 2,550,756 units valued at $11,503,215 compared to 3,694,880 units valued at $16,175,190 on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities 23 securities changed hands compared to 20 on Wednesday. Trading ended on Thursday with the prices of 11 securities rising, 9 falling and 3 remaining unchanged leading the Junior Market Index to inched 4.32 points higher to close at 2,949.87.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 9 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 110,902 units for an average of $500,140 in contrast to 184,744 units for an average of $808,760 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 217,589 units valued at $1,322,452 and previously 222,712 units with an average value of $1,322,452. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed trading after rising $1.90 t0 $48, with 230 shares, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 2 cents at $8.97 in exchanging 5,623 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5.70, with 1,015 shares changing hands, Caribbean Producers fell 15 cents to close $4.80, trading 46,626 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a gain of 10 cents at $2, exchanging 365,475 shares. Dolphin Cove climbed 49 cents and concluded trading at $17.99, with and exchange of 2,783 units, Eppley settled at $10.18, with 125 units, Express Catering ended trading 7 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $6.10, with 281,850 shares, FosRich Group traded 7,480 shares and rose 9 cents to end at $2.59, GWest Corporation gained 3 cents to closed at $2.15, with 9,690 stock units changing hands. Honey Bun ended with a loss of 5 cents at $4.75, exchanging 42,800 units, Jamaican Teas settled 20 cents higher at $4.80, with 996,091 shares trading, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with 24,278 stock units exchanged, after rising 5 cents to $4.05, KLE Group finished trading 50 cents higher at $3, with 7,466 shares. Knutsford Express closed at $12.50, with 671 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 6 cents at $4.04, after 384,910 shares traded, Lasco Financial concluded trading and gained 5 cents to $5.25, with 28,264 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing fell 25 cents to close at $3.95, with 159,483 units traded. Main Event settled with a loss of 35 cents at $7.35, with 33,031 shares after trading at a 52 weeks’ high of $8.10, Medical Disposables ended trading 2 cents higher at $4.52, with 21,000 shares, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 12 cents at $8, after 13,397 stock units changed hands and tTech ended with a loss of 10 cents at $6, while 113,585 shares traded. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 9.5% settled at $6, with 4,883 shares that changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Key Insurance dominates Junior Market – Thursday

Trading on the Junior Market closed on Thursday with 7,377,691 units valued at $23,298,507, down sharply from 17,217,639 units trading on Tuesday valued at $87,073,568 changing hands.
Key Insurance was the dominant traded with 5,228,000 units leading to a fall in the price to a new 52 weeks’ low and Caribbean Flavours closed trading at a 52 weeks’ low as well.
A total of 25 securities traded, similar to that on Tuesday, with the market Index rising 20.44 points to close at 2,940.08. At the close of market activities, the prices of 5 securities advanced, 9 declined and 11 remained unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 295,108 units for an average of $931,940 in contrast to 688,706 units for an average of $3,482,943 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 177,711 units with an average value of $910,702 and previously 182,941 units with an average value of $909,255. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 34,651 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading $7 higher at $37, with 3,000 units, CAC 2000 jumped 99 cents to $8.99, with 16,783 shares, Caribbean Flavours fell $1.30 to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $9.70, with 1,000 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $5.25, with 3,100 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed at $1.80, with 37,274 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading at $9.15, with 8,000 shares, Dolphin Cove finished at $17.50, with 2,100 stock units, Elite Diagnostic settled 5 cents higher at $3.15, with 331,841 units. Eppley ended trading at $10.18, with 155 shares, Express Catering traded with a loss of 13 cents at $5.90, with 38,434 shares, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.49, with 126,937 shares, General Accident closed 5 cents higher at $3.45, with 10,000 stock units. GWest Corporation ended at $2.10, with 80,400 units, Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 2 cents at $4.63, with 1,500 shares, Iron Rock finished with a rise of 2 cents at $3.07, trading 30,000 shares, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 10 cents at $4, with 1,018,125 units. Key Insurance finished trading with a loss of 50 cents at a 52 weeks’ low of $2.75, with 5,228,000 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $12, with 5,109 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 5 cents at $4.15, with 239,600 stock units, Lasco Financial lost 16 cents to finish at $5.20, with 18,100 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4, with 83,488 shares, Main Event ended trading at $7, with 6,021 shares, Paramount Trading closed with a loss of 10 cents at $3, exchanging 45,846 stock units and Stationery and Office closed down 15 cents at $8.80, after 8,227 units changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market rallies – Monday

Dolphin Cove jumped $2.50 on small volume.

The Junior Market Index recovered 28.20 of 57.86 points lost on Friday, to close at 2,922.15 on Monday with 25 securities trading, up from 21 on Friday.
The market closed with an exchange of 4,133,311 units valued at $30,002,574 compared to 8,143,897 units valued at $45,872,386 on Friday. At the close of market activities, the prices of 7 securities advanced, 8 declined and 10 remained unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 165,332 units for an average of $1,200,103 in contrast to 387,805 units for an average of $2,184,399 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 145,970 units with an average value of $721,120 and previously 200,883 units with an average value of $683,346. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 29,641 stock units, Caribbean Cream ended trading 10 cents higher at $4.90, with 5,000 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded with a loss of 1 cent at $11, exchanging 6,000 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $5.25, with 30,064 units, Derrimon Trading concluded trading at $8.75, with 3,000,000 shares. Dolphin Cove finished $2.50 higher at $17.50, but only 100 stock units changed hands, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.15, with 32,894 units, Express Catering traded with a loss of 23 cents at $5.82, with 1,000 shares, FosRich Group gained 11 cents to end at $2.45, with 464,331 shares. General Accident closed with a loss of 1 cent at $3.40 after 18,463 stock units changed hands, GWest Corporation ended at $2.10, with 79,500 units, Honey Bun concluded trading at $4.70, with 1,300 shares, Jamaican Teas fell 55 cents to $4, trading 46,118 stock units. Jetcon Corporation traded 15 cents higher at $4.25, with 81,420 units, Key Insurance finished trading with a loss of 35 cents at $3.25, in the exchange of 58,397 shares, KLE Group closed at $2.80, with 155,000 shares, Knutsford Express traded 1,000 shares at $12. Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 7 cents at $3.95, exchanging 14,080 stock units, Lasco Financial dropped 59 cents to $5.40, with 6,838 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 10 cents higher at $4, exchanging 13,200 shares, Main Event ended trading at $7, with 5,500 shares. Medical Disposables traded 10 cents higher at $4.60, with 12,674 shares, Paramount Trading ended 35 cents higher at $3.10, with 14,054 stock units, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 5 cents at $8.95, with 48,678 units and tTech concluded trading at $6, with 8,059 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

 

Junior Market in sharp jump – Thursday

The Junior Market Index almost erased the sharp fall on Wednesday by rising 39.95 points on Thursday to close at 2,951.81 trading on 17 securities down from 21 on Wednesday.
The market closed with an exchange of 3,527,982 units valued at $15,057,338 compared to 4,267,590 units valued at $17,190,562 on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 3 declined and 3 remained unchanged and Stationery and Office closed at a new high of $9.02 after trading at an intraday high of $10.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 207,528 units for an average of $885,726 in contrast to 203,219 units for an average of $818,598 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 127,177 units with an average value of $576,852 and previously 122,282 units with an average value of $558,032. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, with 36,784 units, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 8 cents at $9.76, in exchanging 4,154 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 26 cents higher at $5.55, with 6,500 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 1 cent at $1.89, after trading 10,000 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading 3 cents higher at $9.53, with 5,000 shares, Dolphin Cove rose 50 cents to $15, with 4,683 stock units. Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 5 cents at $3.20, with 36,784 units, Express Catering jumped 42 cents to $6.05, with 4,350 shares trading, FosRich Group rose 4 cents to end at $2.39, with 31,010 shares, GWest Corporation closed trading at $2.30, with 13,000 units. Honey Bun concluded trading 1 cent higher at $4.70, with 30,356 shares, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4.20, with 40,233 units, KLE Group closed at $2.80, with 1,500 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading after rising 39 cents to $4.44, with 308,020 stock units. Lasco Financial finished 24 cents higher at $5.64, with 24,040 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 15 cents higher at $4.20, with 2,944,659 shares, Main Event gained 3 cents in closing at $6.98, with 5,143 shares and Stationery and Office closed 2 cents higher at $9.02, with 58,550 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.