Indies gains 167% since Junior Market IPO

Newly listed Junior Market stock, Indies Pharma jumped to a record $4 on Thursday, in recording gains of 167 percent since the IPO issue in July, at $1.50 per share.
The stock seems to have benefited from information from the company indicating the likely acquisitions and new products to come to market. Additionally, a look at the order book indicates very few stocks being offered for sale. Blue Power and Medical Disposables are two stocks that have benefited from good results recently to help push them to record closing highs on Thursday but AMG Packaging closed at a 52 weeks’ low.
The Junior Market having retreated for two consecutive days recorded gains at the close of trading on Thursday, with the market index rising 8.83 points to close at 3,365.20, as it pulled back from 3,388.43 high reached in the morning session.
Trading resulted in 25 securities, the same number that changed hands on Wednesday, leading to 11 advancing, 7 declining and 7 remaining unchanged, as investors exchanged 2,749,388 units valued at $12,888,595, compared to 3,271,099 units valued at $12,971,060 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 4 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 109,976 units for an average of $515,544 in contrast to 130,844 units for an average of $518,842 on Wednesday. Trading for the month to date averages 732,567 units for an average of $4,441,049 and on the prior trading day, an average of 806,685 units for an average of $4,908,371. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed with a gain of $2.50 to close at $50, with an exchange of 250 shares, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.89, with 5,662 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 24,100 units and gained 50 cents to end at a 52 week’s high of $6.50, Cargo Handlers settled at $13, trading 5,187 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 1,143,307 units at $6. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 5 cents at $2.45, with 100 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended at $3, while exchanging 566,924 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading 240 shares at $17, Elite Diagnostic finished trading of 141,028 stock units and rose 6 cents to $3.50. Everything Fresh dropped 34 cents in trading 69,825 shares to end at $2.10, Express Catering closed at $8.18, with 70,042 shares changing hands, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 5 cents at $3, exchanging 7,670 shares, Honey Bun ended 5 cents higher at $4.05, with the swapping of 24,500 units, Iron Rock concluded trading at $3.50, with 32,151 shares changing hands. Indies Pharma gained 35 cents with 235,244 shares changing hands to end at a record close of $4, Jamaican Teas jumped 45 cents to $4.65, with 120,000 shares trading, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 6,879 stock units and rose 5 cents to $4, Key Insurance traded 67 cents higher at $3.75, with the trading of just 900 units, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 23 cents at $3.77, trading 15,700 shares. Lasco Financial concluded trading with a loss of 45 cents at $5.45, with 58,922 stock units changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing closed with a loss of 9 cents at $3.90, in exchanging 94,100 units, Main Event settled 2 cents higher at $6, with 16,494 shares traded, Medical Disposables ended trading a mere 300 shares and gained $1.25 to a new high of $7.95 and Stationery and Office finished trading 29,363 stock units and rose 1 cent to $9.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market retreats from record close

The Junior market retreated from record high on Monday.

The Junior Market retreated from the record close when trading resumed on Tuesday, with the market index declining by 23.46 points to close at 3,369.12, to sit just below the previous record closing high of 3,375.24, on May 24, last year.
Trading resulted in 25 securities, compared to 30 that changed hands on Monday, leading to 9 advancing, 9 declining and 7 remaining unchanged. Indies Pharma was the only security that closed at record high on Tuesday, as investors exchanged 2,700,219 units valued at $10,803,399, compared to 1,652,479 units valued at $6,242,412 on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 2 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 108,009 units for an average of $432,136 in contrast to 63,557 units for an average of $240,093 on Monday. Trading for the month to date averages 898,015 units for an average of $5,501,550 and on the prior trading day, an average of 1,021,454 units for an average of $6,293,646. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed at $46, trading 20,000 shares, AMG Packaging ended trading of 80,806 stock units and lost 4 cents in closing at $1.90, Blue Power fell 25 cents in trading 91,899 shares at $5.75, Caribbean Producers traded 215,385 units to close at $6, Derrimon Trading ended with a decline of 99 cents at $3, in the exchange of 457,427 shares. Elite Diagnostic finished at $3.16, with 11,300 stock units changing hands, Everything Fresh rose 3 cents in trading 724,980 shares to end at $2.43, Express Catering ended trading of 77,833 shares, 18 cents higher at $8.18, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 10 cents at $2.90, with 30,160 shares changing hands, GWest Corporation closed at $2.15, with 66,623 stock units trading. Honey Bun fell 10 cents to $3.90, trading 475 units, Indies Pharma gained 36 cents with 317,221 shares changing hands to end at a record closing high of $3.60, Iron Rock concluded trading of 299,025 shares with a fall of 30 cents at $3.20, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.20, exchanging just 1,059 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 69,700 stock units and rose 8 cents higher to $3.95. KLE Group finished trading of 15,000 shares at $3, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of $1.20 at $11.50, with 28,316 shares trading, Lasco Distributors ended 5 cents higher at $4.05, while exchanging 67,800 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 83,248 stock units after falling 13 cents to $5.77. Lasco Manufacturing closed 1 cent higher at $4.01, with 15,416 units being swapped, Main Event settled 4 cents higher at $6.02, trading 6,600 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading of 5,000 shares and gained 3 cents to $6.70, Paramount Trading ended 3 cents higher at $2.75, exchanging 464 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading with a loss of 15 cents at $8.70, with 13,982 stock units trading.

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

Junior Market jumps 80 points to record close

The Junior market close at a record high on Monday after trading under the old record for more than 15 months.

The Junior Market has now joined the main market in ending at a record close, when it hit an historical high on Monday, having gained 80.58 points to end at 3,392.58 and beating the record closing high of 3,375.24, on May 24 last year.
Monday’s gain raised the gain in the market for the year to date, to 24.3 percent.
Trading resulted in 30 securities, compared to 30 that changed hands on Friday, leading to 10 advancing, 4 declining and 15 remaining unchanged. Three securities traded at new highs during trading with just two, Derrimon Trading and Indies Pharma closing at record high. Investors exchanged 1,652,479 units valued at $6,242,412 compared to 150,624,130 units valued at $942,907,794 on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 2 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 63,557 units for an average of $240,093 in contrast to 5,020,804 units for an average of $31,430,260 on Friday. Trading for the month to date averages 1,021,454 units for an average of $6,293,646 and on the prior trading day, an average of 1,207,314 units for an average of $7,396,642. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended trading of 6,540 stock units at $1.94, Blue Power jumped to a record intraday high of $7 but concluded trading at $6, exchanging 59,817 units, Cargo Handlers settled at $13, trading 19,309 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading $1.21 higher at $7.10, with 6,700 shares changing hands, Caribbean Producers finished trading 81,015 units and climbed 50 cents higher $6. Derrimon Trading jumped 79 cents higher to a record close of $3.99, with 362,263 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 671 shares and rose 50 cents to $17, Elite Diagnostic finished 4 cents higher at $3.16, trading 6,400 stock units, Everything Fresh rose 5 cents in trading 77,000 shares to end at $2.40, Express Catering rose 10 cents to $8, in exchanging 19,992 shares. FosRich Group traded 46,950 shares at $3, GWest Corporation closed at $2.15, in exchanging 36,154 stock units, Honey Bun ended at $4, with 48,100 units changing hands, Indies Pharma gained 25 cents with 305,131 shares changing hands to end at a record close, at $3.25, ISP Finance closed at $20, trading 350 shares. Jamaican Teas climbed 25 cents higher to $4.20, after 28,050 shares were traded, Jetcon Corporation ended trading of 1,220 stock units with a loss of 23 cents at $3.87, KLE Group lost 5 cents to end at $3, with an exchange of 10,000 shares, Lasco Distributors ended at $4, with 99,646 shares changing hands. Lasco Financial concluded trading of 53,035 stock units at $5.90, Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 1 cent at $4, trading just 475 units, Main Event recovered 78 cents of Friday’s loss to close at $5.98, with 4,465 shares changing hands, Paramount Trading traded with a loss of 28 cents at $2.72, with 3,000 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading 22,219 stock units at $8.85 and tTech ended at $6, exchanging 3,977 shares. In the Junior Market preference segment, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.51, with 350,000 stock units changing hands.

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

Junior Market inching closer to record close

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The Junior Market Index continues to move higher in search of a record high close.

The Junior Market Index advanced just 3.80 points to close at 3,312 on Friday, after touching 3,365 points, after just 20 minutes of market’s opening, to be just 10 points below the all-time high of 3,375.24 points reached in May last year.
Trading resulted in 30 securities, compared to 25 that changed hands on Thursday, leading to 8 advancing, 7 declining and 15 remaining unchanged.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 150,624,130 units valued at $942,907,794 compared to 2,641,236 units valued at $11,671,251 on Thursday. Express Catering fresh from reporting a near tripling of full year profit, traded a big block of 147,375 million shares with value of $912.23 million at $6.19 each. A check with the list of share holder show that the trade most likely came from National Insurance Fund from a holding of 181.783 million units which they held prior to Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 2 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 5,020,804 units for an average of $31,430,260 in contrast to 105,649 units for an average of $466,850 on Thursday. Trading for the month to date averages 1,207,314 units for an average of $7,396,642 and on the prior trading day, an average of 107,269 units for an average of $463,868. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed at $46, after investors cleared out the remanence of a block 445,392 shares that were on offer for several weeks, at the close there was a bid to buy 288,915 at $46 with selling now at $50. AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.94, in exchanging 1,000 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 15,123 units at $6, Cargo Handlers settled 20 cents higher at $13, exchanging 24,403 shares, Caribbean Cream fell 11 cents to close at $5.89, trading 53,205 stock units, Caribbean Flavours ended trading of 9,800 shares at $19.87, Caribbean Producers traded 1,000 stock units at $5.50, Consolidated Bakeries lost 5 cents to end at $2.45, with 50,000 units changing hands, Derrimon Trading closed with a gain of 50 cents to a new 52 weeks’ closing high of at $3.20, with 226,310 shares, earlier in trading the price hit $3.90. Elite Diagnostic concluded trading at $3.12, with 9,695 shares changing hands. Eppley finished with a loss of 13 cents at $10.05, trading 6,100 stock units, Everything Fresh rose 15 cents in trading 497,847 shares to end at $2.35, Express Catering settled with a loss of 10 cents at $7.90, with 147,638,521 units changing hands, but only after the bulk of the trades took place at $6.19 cents in the morning session. FosRich Group ended trading 37,874 shares 1 cent higher at $3, General Accident traded with a loss of 4 cents at $4.25, in exchanging 8,500 shares. Indies Pharma gained 2 cents as it continues to trade in relatively heavy volume, ending the day with 1,437,108 shares changing hands to close at $3. Iron Rock ended 30 cents higher at $3.50, with 10,000 units changing hands, ISP Finance concluded trading 600 shares at $20, Jetcon Corporation settled at $4.10, with 16,940 shares, Knutsford Express finished trading of 100 shares at $12.70. Lasco Distributors closed at $4, exchanging 46,485 shares, Lasco Financial ended at $5.90, trading 36,879 shares, Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading of just 3,165 stock units at $4.01, Main Event suffered a sharp drop of $1.80 to $5.20, with 6,848 units trading. Medical Disposables settled at $6.67, trading 3,548 shares, Paramount Trading ended trading of 2,000 shares at $3, Stationery and Office rose by 25 cents to $8.85, swapping 10,950 shares and tTech closed at $6, with 3,212 units. In the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading concluded trading with a rise of 1 cent to $2.51, with 20,000 units changing hands and Eppley 8.75% settled at $6, with 1,525 shares trading,
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market just 67 points from record

Blue Power closed at a new high of $6 on Thursday.

The Junior Market Index advanced 13.58 points to close at 3,308.21 on Thursday, just 67 points adrift of the all-time high of 3,375.24 points reached on May 24 last year, as 25 securities changed hands, the same number that did so on Wednesday, leading to 11 advancing, 5 declining and 9 remaining unchanged.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 2,641,236 units valued at $$11,671,251 compared to 3,770,261 units valued at $13,239,039 on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 3 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 105,649 units for an average of $466,850 in contrast to 150,810 units for an average of $529,562 on Wednesday. Trading for the month to date averages 107,269 units for an average of $463,868 and on the prior trading day, an average of 107,782 units for an average of $462,924. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed $2.60 higher at $46, with 6,346 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended with a gain of 5 cents at $1.95, with an exchange of 500 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 3,750 units and rose $1.20 to a 52 weeks’ high of $6, Cargo Handlers settled 28 cents higher at $12.80, with 1,280 shares changing hands, Caribbean Flavours traded 100 stock units and rose 37 cents higher to a 52 weeks’ closing high of $19.87. Caribbean Producers finished trading of 86,480 units with a loss of 70 cents at $5.50, Consolidated Bakeries closed 5 cents higher at $2.50, with 35,000 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 6,690 shares at $16.50, Elite Diagnostic finished 2 cents higher at $3.12, with 8,000 stock units changing hands. Everything Fresh traded 31,000 shares to end at $2.20, Express Catering ended trading at $8, in exchanging 338,059 shares, FosRich Group traded 60,195 shares at $2.99, General Accident finished trading 40,121 shares at $4.29, Indies Pharma traded 1,056,527 shares and lost 2 cents to close at $2.98 after trading at an all-time high of $3.20, Iron Rock concluded trading of 350,700 shares at $3.20. Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 25 cents at $3.95, with 42,728 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation rose 5 cents to end at $4.10, in exchanging 172,670 stock units, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 5 cents at $4, with 138,518 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 57,204 stock units and rose 10 cents to $5.90. Lasco Manufacturing gained 1 cent to $4.01, with 5,499 units changing hands, Main Event settled with a loss of 2 cents at $7, in exchanging 141,983 shares, Paramount Trading closed at $3, in trading 4,000 shares, Stationery and Office finished trading 42,753 stock units and gained 10 cents to end at $8.60 and tTech ended at $6, with 4,424 shares changing hands.

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

Gains outnumber losses on Junior Market

More prices fell in trading on the Junior Market on Wednesday, with 25 securities being active compared to 28 on Tuesday, leading to 12 advancing, 7 declining while 6 remained unchanged.
The market index advanced 28.89 points to close at 3,294.63 and is now only 80.61  points adrift of the all-time high of 3,375.24 points reached on May 24, last year. With Wednesday’s move the market index is up just under 21 percent for the year to date. Trading resulted in an exchange of 3,770,261 units valued at $13,239,039 compared to 2,437,685 shares valued at $12,670,997, on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 4 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 150,810 units for an average of $529,562 in contrast to 87,060 units for an average of $452,536 on Tuesday. Trading for the month to date averages 107,782 units for an average of $462,924 and on the prior trading day, an average of 87,861 shares with an average value of $432,073. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial climbed by $1.90 to $43.40, with 2,580 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 2 cents at $1.90, exchanging 50,690 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading 54,643 units with a loss of 23 cents at $4.80, Caribbean Cream ended trading 171 shares at $6, Caribbean Flavours traded 3,100 stock units and rose 50 cents to end at a closing 52 weeks’ high of $19.50. Caribbean Producers finished trading 5,854 units with a loss of 30 cents at $6.20, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.45, with 16,000 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading 10 for 1 stocks split took effect at the start of trading, but no official trade took place although attempts were made to trade but all trades were cancelled, being outside the permitted band. Dolphin Cove concluded trading with a loss of 50 cents at $16.50, after an exchange of 1,510 shares, Elite Diagnostic finished 10 cents higher at $3.10, trading 79,407 stock units. Everything Fresh fell 5 cents in trading 43,641 shares to end at $2.20, Express Catering ended trading 75,654 shares and climbed 45 cents higher to $8, FosRich Group traded 19 cents higher at $2.99, with 54,573 shares changing hands, GWest Corporation closed 3 cents higher at $2.15, trading 35,406 stock units, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 45 cents at $4, trading 22,501 units. Indies Pharma closed at a new closing high of $3, after adding 10 cents and exchanging 1,346,124 shares, Iron Rock concluded trading 1,065,830 shares, and lost 5 cents to end at $3.20, Jetcon Corporation gained 5 cents to end at $4.05, in exchanging 2,728 stock units, Knutsford Express closed 20 cents higher at $12.70, trading 3,736 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 5 cents higher at $4.05, with 408,545 shares changing hands. Lasco Financial concluded trading of 162,262 stock units, and rose 20 cents to $5.80, Lasco Manufacturing finished at $4, with 296,085 units changing hands, Main Event settled 2 cents higher at $7.02, exchanging just 1,249 shares, Paramount Trading traded at $3, with 3,000 shares and Stationery and Office finished trading at $8.50, with 16,528 stock units changing hands.

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

Junior Market slips

Derrimon Trading ended trading at a new closing high of $26.99 on Tuesday.

More prices fell than rose in trading on the Junior Market on Tuesday, with 28 securities being active compared to 26 on Monday, leading to 7 advancing, 10 declining while 11 remained unchanged.
The market closed with the index slipping 6.28 points to close at 3,265.74. Trading resulted in an exchange of 2,437,685 shares valued at $12,670,997 compared to 2,306,821 units valued at $10,660,960, on Monday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 2 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 87,060 units for an average of $452,536 in contrast to 88,724 units for an average of $410,037 on Monday. Trading for the month to date averages 87,861 shares with an average value of $432,073. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 2 cents at $1.92, trading 40,000 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 56,207 units and rose 3 cents to $5.03, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 48 cents at $12.52, with 14,210 shares changing hands, Caribbean Flavours traded at $19, in exchanging 200,000 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading 4,615 units at $6.50. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 5 cents at $2.45, with 2,100 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading jumped $3.99 to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $26.99, with 4,177 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 1,000 shares at $17, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 1 cent at $3, trading 15,996 stock units. Everything Fresh rose 5 cents in trading 170,499 shares to end at $2.25, Express Catering ended trading 17,421 shares with a loss of 45 cents to close at $7.55, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 19 cents at $2.80, in exchanging 589 shares, General Accident finished trading 11,700 shares and climbed 44 cents to $4.29, Honey Bun ended 15 cents higher at $4.45, with 1,000,200 units changing hands. Indies Pharma closed at a new high of $2.90, after adding 21 cents and exchanging 367,022 shares, Jamaican Teas settled at $4.20, exchanging 205,000 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 158,000 stock units at $4, KLE Group finished trading with a loss of 25 cents at $3.05, with 12,342 shares, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 10 cents at $12.50, with 3,016 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors ended at $4, with 31,661 shares trading, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 1,409 stock units with a loss of 20 cents at $5.60, Lasco Manufacturing finished 10 cents higher at $4, trading 40,100 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 10 cents at $7, with 3,000 shares changing hands. Medical Disposables ended trading at $6.67, with 1,400 shares, Paramount Trading traded 7,892 shares at $3, Stationery and Office finished trading 20,378 stock units at $8.50 and tTech ended at $6, with 3,217 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market opens September positively

Cargo Handlers hits 52 weeks’ high.

Trading slipped on the Junior Market on the first trading day of September, with 26 securities being active down from 30 on Friday as well as a fall in volume and value trading, leading to 10 advancing, 7 declining and 9 remained unchanged.
The market closed with the index rising 21.55 points to close at 3,272.02. A volume of 2,306,821 units valued at $10,660,960 changed hands, compared to 4,503,036 units valued at $56,383,723, on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 4 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 3 closed with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 88,724 units for an average of $410,037 in contrast to 150,101 units for an average of $1,879,457 on Friday. Trading in August, averaged 244,613 units at $1,348,298 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed with a loss of $1.82 at $41.50, trading 1,000 shares, AMG Packaging ended 1 cent higher at $1.94, with 27,913 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading at $5, swapping 87,428 units, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 5 cents at $9, exchanging 1,640 shares, Cargo Handlers settled 50 cents higher to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $13, trading 100 shares. Caribbean Cream ended trading 21,839 shares, 30 cents higher to $6, Caribbean Flavours traded with 50,000 stock units $1 higher to $19, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $6.50, with 787,109 units changing hands, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.50, exchanging 5,200 shares. Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 1 cent at $23, trading 20,000 shares, Everything Fresh rose 10 cents trading 747,370 shares to end at $2.20, Express Catering ended trading 16,578 shares with a loss of 18 cents to $8, FosRich Group traded at $2.99, with 41,661 shares changing hands, General Accident finished trading 12,100 shares 5 cents higher at $3.85, with. Indies Pharma traded at a new high of $2.80 but pulled back to close at $2.69 after adding 9 cents and exchanging 141,895 shares, Iron Rock concluded trading of 17,500 shares and rose 5 cents to $3.25, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 2 cents at $4, in exchanging 59,711 stock units, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 5 cents at $4, with 34,918 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial concluded trading 1,737 stock units at $5.80. Lasco Manufacturing finished at $3.90, with 49,500 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 1 cent at $7.10, with 207 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $6.67, with 15,300 shares, after trading earlier at a 52 weeks’ high of $6.70, Paramount Trading climbed 40 cents higher to $3, trading 3,000 shares, Stationery and Office finished trading at $8.50, with 6,157 stock units and tTech ended 50 cents higher at $6, after 11,000 shares changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

 

Junior Market up 19% for 2018 – Friday

Trading picked up on the Junior Market with 30 securities being active up from 27 on Thursday leading to 14 advancing, 8 declining and 8 remained unchanged.
The market closed with the market index rising 32.89 points to close at 3,250.47, lifting the market 5.5 percent for August and 19 percent for the year to date. A volume of 4,503,036 units valued at $56,383,723 hanged hands, compared to 3,136,408 units valued at $17,262,540, on Thursday. The stocks with the leading trades were Caribbean Flavours, Caribbean Producers and Derrimon Trading with more than a million units each.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, none closed with a lower offer.
Trading closed with an average of 150,101 units for an average of $1,879,457 in contrast to 116,163 units for an average of $639,353 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 244,613 units at $1,348,298, compared to 254,559 units at $1,270,673 on the previous trading day. Trading in July, averaged 154,060 units valued at $655,146 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial traded 483 shares and closed 32 cents higher at $43.32, AMG Packaging gained 3 cents to end at $1.93, trading 5,976 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading at $5, with 14,091 units changing hands, Cargo Handlers ended 50 cents higher to close at $12.50, trading 7,520 stock units, Caribbean Cream settled 40 cents higher at $5.70, exchanging 50,000 shares, Caribbean Flavours ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $18, with 1,108,594 shares changing hands. Caribbean Producers traded 1,265,538 shares with a loss of 30 cents at $6.50, Derrimon Trading closed 50 cents higher at $24, exchanging 1,031,000 shares, Dolphin Cove finished with 8,090 shares changing hands and rose 50 cents to $17, Elite Diagnostic ended with a loss of 9 cents at $3.01, trading 31,215 shares, Everything Fresh fell 2 cents in trading 250,585 shares to end at $2.10, Express Catering concluded trading 13,125 shares and rose 17 cents to close at $8.18. FosRich Group finished at $2.99, with 3,000 stock units changing hands, General Accident settled with a loss of 65 cents at $3.80, with 103,000 units traded, GWest Corporation ended trading 10,000 shares, with a loss of 6 cents to $2.12, Honey Bun traded with a loss of 13 cents at $4.30, exchanging 67,455 shares. Indies Pharma traded 867,462 shares but fell 10 cents to end at $2.60, Iron Rock finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $3.20, in exchanging 37,200 shares, ISP Finance closed $4 higher at $20, with 1,367 stock units changing hands, Jamaican Teas ended 21 cents higher at $4.20, with 33,821 unit being traded, Knutsford Express closed 10 cents higher at $12.60, with 20,000 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation concluded trading of 11,676 shares at $4.02, KLE Group settled at $3.30, with 1,400 shares trading, Lasco Distributors ended trading 15 cents higher at $4.05, with 2,595 stock units changing hands, Lasco Financial traded at $5.80, with 22,192 units, Lasco Manufacturing finished trading with a loss of 10 cents at $3.90, while exchanging 21,200 shares. Main Event closed at $7.11, with 23,654 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables climbed $1.58 higher to $6.68, with 32,868 shares, Stationery and Office finished 35 cents higher at $8.50, exchanging 19,132 units and tTech ended trading 30 cents higher at $5.50, as 73,800 shares changed hands.

Minor slip for Junior Market – Thursday

Caribbean Flavours ended trading on the Junior Market at a record closing high of $19.

The Junior Market closed trading on Thursday slightly down, even as advancing stocks beat out declining stocks more than 2 to 1 with the market index falling 3.19 points to 3,217.58.
At the close, 27 securities changed hands, down slightly from 28 on Wednesday with the prices of 13 advancing, 6 declining and 8 remained unchanged. Trading resulted in an exchange of 3,136,408 units valued at $17,262,540 compared to 2,597,222 units valued at $24,126,194, on Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading had 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices, 1 closed with a lower offer.
Trading closed with an average of 116,163 units for an average of $639,353 in contrast to 92,758 units for an average of $861,650 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 254,559 units at $1,270,673, compared to 262,510 units at $1,306,941 on the previous trading day. Trading in July, averaged 154,060 units valued at $655,146 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial climbed $3 to end at $43, exchanging 89,300 shares, Blue Power concluded trading of 52,691 units and rose by 30 cents to $5, CAC 2000 finished 5 cents higher at $9.05, trading 100 shares, Cargo Handlers settled with 5,000 shares being exchanged and rose 80 cents to $12, Caribbean Flavours traded 18,000 stock units for a rise of $1 to a record close of $19. Caribbean Producers finished trading 173,788 units, 15 cents higher at $6.80, Derrimon Trading ended at $23.50, with 85,360 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading at $16.50, in exchanging 143 shares, Elite Diagnostic finished 10 cents higher at $3.10, with 487,961 stock units changing hands. Eppley settled at $10.18, with 2,100 units, Everything Fresh fell 2 cents in trading 36,501 shares to end at $2.10, Express Catering ended trading 60,253 shares, at $8.01, FosRich Group rose by 24 cents to $2.99, trading 119,884 shares, General Accident finished trading 5,000 shares, 65 cents higher at $4.45, but closed with the offer at $3.80. GWest Corporation closed at $2.18, while exchanging 11,909 stock units, Indies Pharma traded 867,462 shares but fell 10 cents to end at $2.60, Iron Rock concluded trading at $3.25, with 2,500 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation traded with 40,767 stock units with a loss of 8 cents at $4.02, KLE Group finished trading 600 shares and rose 25 cents to $3.30. Knutsford Express closed at $12.50, in exchanging 7,250 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $3.90, after exchanging 297,318 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with 134,226 stock units at $5.80, Lasco Manufacturing finished 10 cents higher at $4, with 582,909 units changing hands. Main Event settled 11 cents higher at $7.11, trading 11,000 shares, Paramount Trading traded 3,872 shares with a loss of 40 cents at $2.60, Stationery and Office finished trading 30,314 stock units with a loss of 20 cents at $8.15 and tTech ended 10 cents higher at $5.20, with 10,200 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.