Junior Market trading levels plunge

Junior market volume contracts.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped to just 457,558 units valued at $1,689,604 compared to 990,418 units valued at $3,442,516 on Friday as 27 securities changing hands versus 23 on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities advanced, 7 declined and 8 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index declined by 30.50 points to close at 3,148.5. Everything Fresh crashed to a new low at the close with no bill posted to buy at the close.
Trading ended with an average of just 16,947 units for an average of $62,578 in contrast to 43,062 units for an average of $149,675 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 143,367 units at a value of $463,182, versus 172,792 units at a value of $556,427, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows23 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market activity, Access Financial closed at $50.50, with 150 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended 15 cents higher at $1.85, with 5,200 stock units being traded, CAC 2000 finished at $16.90, with an exchange of 5,000 shares, Cargo Handlers settled at $15 trading of 1,000 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 28,848 shares with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30. Caribbean Producers finished trading just 300 units for 9 cents higher at $5.44, Derrimon Trading rose 5 cents to $2.70, with 25,539 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic finished 13 cents higher at $3, with an exchange of 75,051 stock units, Everything Fresh traded 53,250 shares after dropping 37 cents to close at an all-time low of $1.30, Express Catering ended trading of 3,212 shares with a loss of 30 cents at $7.70. FosRich Group traded 22,511 shares 20 cents higher at $3.80, General Accident finished trading at $3.75, with 763 shares changing hands, Honey Bun ended at $3.80, and ended trading 11,500 units, Indies Pharma traded 66,038 shares and rose just 1 cent to close at $3.16, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with 26,409 stock units having gained 8 cents to $3.40,  Key Insurance traded just 182 units with a loss of 3 cents at $4.95, KLE Group finished trading with 543 shares for 10 cents higher at $3.10, Knutsford Express closed at $11.50, while swapping just 350 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 20 cents higher at $3.90, with 93,058 shares traded. Lasco Financial concluded trading with 2,000 stock units and lost 5 cents to close at $4.10, Lasco Manufacturing finished trading with 8,100 units but lost 29 cents to close at $3.16, Main Event settled with a loss of 50 cents at $6, in exchanging 4,329 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading with 5,063 shares at $6.40. Paramount Trading lost 43 cents to close at $2.52, with 741 shares traded, SSL Venture Capital traded 2,590 shares after gaining 1 cent to close at $1.82, Stationery and Office finished trading 30 cents higher at $8.80, with 15,270 stock units trading and tTech ended at $5.19, with 561 shares changing hands.

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

 

Modest Junior Market trading on Friday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange was modest on Friday with just 60 percent of Thursday’s volume on and just 37 percent of the value.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 990,418 units valued at $3,442,516 compared to 1,715,859 units valued at $9,303,423 on Thursday.
Trading ended with an average of 43,062 units for an average of $149,675 in contrast to 74,603 units for an average of $404,497 on Thursday.
The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 172,792 units at a value of $556,427, versus 204,876 units at a value of $657,021, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
The market Index rose 10.84 points to close at 3,179.06 after 7 securities advanced, 7 declined, while 9 remained unchanged as 23 securities changing hands versus 23 on Thursday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 7 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market activity, AMG Packaging ended trading with 22,000 stock units, at $1.70, Blue Power concluded trading of 5,000 units at $5.45, CAC 2000 closed at $16.90, trading 5,000 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading of 1,000 shares with a rise of 70 cents to close at $6, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5.35, with 42,624 units changing hands. Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.15, with 181,111 shares switching owners, Everything Fresh traded 236,237 shares after gaining 9 cents to close at $1.67, Express Catering ended trading with 67,753 shares after rising 40 cents higher to $8, FosRich Group traded at $3.60, with an exchange of 36,824 shares, General Accident finished trading of 2,000 shares at $3.75. GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 5 cents at $1.50, with 6,782 stock units, Honey Bun ended 28 cents higher at $3.80, with 10,390 units, Indies Pharma traded 84,004 shares to close at $3.15, Iron Rock concluded trading 20 cents higher at $3.70, with 5,000 shares changing hands, Jamaican Teas settled 8 cents higher at $3.78, with an exchange of 24,862 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 8 cents at $3.32, with 10,000 stock units changing hands, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 13 cents at $11.50 and ended trading 1,000 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 20 cents at $3.70, and finished trading 166,901 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 5,743 stock units and rose 15 cents higher to $4.15. Lasco Manufacturing finished trading 200 units at $3.45, Main Event settled at $6.50, in exchanging 17,000 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading of 50,000 shares with a loss of 10 cents at $6.40 and Stationery and Office finished trading with a loss of 45 cents at $8.50, with 8,987 stock units changing hands.

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

4 Junior Market stocks at 52 weeks’ lows – Wednesday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Wednesday with a fall in the Index of 31.26 points to 3,165.76 after 6 securities advanced, 10 declined including 4 closing at 52 weeks lows, while 7 remained unchanged as 23 securities changing hands versus 26 on Tuesday.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 5,429,367 units valued at $18,378,072 compared to 2,263,347 units valued at $12,188,607 trading on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 236,059 units for an average of $799,047 in contrast to 87,052 units for an average of $468,793 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 247,680 units $739,994, versus 253,366 units valued at $711,095, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market activity, Access Financial closed at $50.50, in exchanging 7,800 shares, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 22 cents at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.60, with 456,962 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Producers finished trading 35,850 units, and rose 10 cents to $5.40, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 5 cents at $2.15, in exchanging 60,165 shares, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 5 cents at $2.65, with 149,161 shares trading. Eppley settled $9 higher at $9, with a swapping of 2,491 units, Everything Fresh traded 145,093 shares after declining 2 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.48, Express Catering ended trading with 14,090 shares and gained 30 cents to close at $7.80, FosRich Group traded 11,862 shares, with a loss of 7 cents in ending at $4, General Accident finished trading of 1,588,279 shares with a loss of 13 cents to close at $3.50. GWest Corporation closed at $1.45, with 3,000 stock units changing hands, Honey Bun climbed 42 cents higher at $3.52, with an exchange of 1,282,416 units, Indies Pharma traded 41,622 shares and gained 6 cents to close at $3.12, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 10 cents at $3.70, in trading 150,700 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading of 1,230 stock units with a loss of 90 cents at a 52 weeks’ low of $3. KLE Group finished trading with a loss of 50 cents at $3, in the swapping of 25,608 shares, Knutsford Express closed 12 cents higher at $11.63, trading 4,000 shares, Lasco Distributors ended at $4, with 71,830 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 107,277 stock units with a loss of 20 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $3.80. Lasco Manufacturing finished trading of 1,214,100 units at $3.30, Main Event settled at $6.50, with 2,000 shares being exchanged, SSL Venture Capital traded 12,000 shares to end at $1.80 and Stationery and Office finished trading 41,831 stock units with a rise of $1.30 to $8.65.

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

8 Junior Market stocks rise 11 fall – Tuesday

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Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Monday with 26 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 2,263,347 units valued at $12,188,607 compared to 9,644,867 units valued at $21,232,867 from 21 securities trading on Monday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 8 securities advanced, 11 declined and 7 remained unchanged resulting in the Junior Market Index advanced 19.79 points to close at 3,197.02. at the close 1 security traded at a 52 weeks’ high and two ended at 52 weeks’ lows.
Trading ended with an average of 87,052 units for an average of $468,793 in contrast to 459,279 units for an average of $1,011,089 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 253,366 units valued at $711,095. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $50.50, with 257 shares traded, Blue Power concluded trading of 2,000 units at $5.45, Cargo Handlers limbed $1 higher to $15, with an exchange of 34,600 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 20,800 shares at $5.30, Caribbean Producers finished trading 1,300 units and declined of 10 cents to close at $5.30,  Consolidated Bakeries closed 6 cents higher at $2.20, with 21,000 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended trading with 216,900 shares and fell 10 cents to close at $2.70,  Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 173,947 shares gained and 75 cents to end at $15.75, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 27 cents at $2.85, with an exchange of 42,256 stock units. Everything Fresh traded 59,127 shares after declining 5 cents to close at $1.50, Express Catering settled with a loss of 25 cents at $7.50, exchanging 26,208 units, FosRich Group ended trading of 15,985 shares and rose 2 cents to $4.07, General Accident traded 2,500 shares at $3.63, GWest Corporation finished trading 10,000 shares with a loss of 10 cents in closing at an all-time low of $1.45. Indies Pharma traded 82,620 shares and fell 4 cents to close at $3.06, Jamaican Teas finished trading of 161,257 shares at $3.80, Jetcon Corporation settled with a loss of 9 cents at $3.90, exchanging 38,461 shares, Key Insurance jumped 50 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of $5, with 1,027,000 stock units changing hands, Lasco Distributors closed at $4, with 126,190 shares trading. Lasco Financial dropped 80 cents to $4, with 109,306 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading at $3.30, with an exchange of 49,680 stock units, Main Event finished 15 cents higher at $6.50, trading 2,832 units, Paramount Trading  ended trading 500 shares and jumped 77 cents to $2.97. SSL Venture Capital rose 6 cents in trading 2,000 shares to end at $1.80, Stationery and Office traded with a loss of 85 cents at $7.35, with 36,521 shares and tTech closed 8 cents higher at $5.19, with 100 units changing hands.

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

 

12 Junior Market stocks fell 7 rose – Friday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange traded on Friday with 26 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 4,790,864 units valued at $10,989,252 compared to 4,094,002 units valued at $9,912,290 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 7 securities advanced, 12 declined and 7 remained unchanged resulting in the Junior Market Index advancing 10.83 points to close at 3,182.33.
Trading ended with an average of 184,264 units for an average of $422,664 in contrast to 178,000 units for an average of $430,969 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 190,475 units valued at $653,358 and previously 190,807 units valued at $666,313. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 9 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market, Access Financial closed trading with 3,564 shares changing hands and jumped $5 to end $50.50, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 15 cents at $1.80, with an exchange of 200,000 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 1,993 units at $5.45, Caribbean Cream traded 2,680 shares at $5.30, Caribbean Flavours traded 10,000 stock units with a loss of $1.01 to close at $19. Caribbean Producers ended trading of 10,642 units at $5.35, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 5 cents at $2.80, with 59,322 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 5,000 shares, with a loss of 1 cent to close at $15, Eppley settled with a loss of 10 cents at $9, with trading in 6,005 units. Everything Fresh traded 44,200 shares after rising 4 cents to close at $1.55, Express Catering ended trading 26,201 shares, with a loss of 90 cents at $7.10, FosRich Group traded just 530 shares at $4.05, General Accident finished 25 cents higher at $3.50, trading 400 shares, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 65 cents at $3.50, with 478,285 units after hitting a 52 weeks’ low of $3.10. Indies Pharma rose 10 cents in trading 38,957 shares to close at $3.10, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 60 cents at $3.80, in exchanging 246,589 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 11,890 stock units, with a loss of 1 cent at $3.99, KLE Group lost 50 cents to end at $3.50, exchanging 17,410 shares, Knutsford Express closed at $11.51, with 4,152 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors  ended at $3.80, with 25,750 shares traded, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 19,617 stock units, with a loss of 15 cents at $5. Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 10 cents at $3.40, trading 13,600 units, Main Event settled 35 cents higher at $6.45, with 2,152 shares changing hands. Medical Disposables ended trading of 2,900 shares at $6.20, SSL Venture Capital rose 2 cents in trading 3,547,275 shares to end at $1.76 and Stationery and Office gained 32 cents to end at $8.52, with 11,750 stock units changing hands.

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

 

12 Junior Market stocks rise 7 fall – Thursday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended trading on Thursday with 23 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 4,094,002 units valued at over $9,912,290 compared to 2,866,572 units valued at $7,184,147 on Wednesday from 24 securities.
The day’s volume was swollen by 2.53 million units of SSL Venture Capital, the other development of note is that Key Insurance that traded 568,000 million units with a bid for 949,000 units on the bid at $4.15.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 12 securities advanced, 7 declined and 4 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index declined by 6.94 points to close at 3,171.50.
Trading ended with an average of 178,000 units for an average of $430,969 in contrast to 119,441 units for an average of $299,339 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 190,807 units valued at $666,313 and previously 191,443 units valued at $657,797. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market, Access Financial ended with a loss of $4 at $45.50, trading 1,274 shares, AMG Packaging ended 5 cents higher at $1.95, with 208,388 stock units trading, Cargo Handlers settled $1.10 higher at $14, with 1,000 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended trading 8,362 shares after rising 5 cents to end at $5.30, Caribbean Producers finished trading of 22,287 units with a loss of 9 cents at $5.35. Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.14, with an exchange of 21,635 shares, Derrimon Trading ended 35 cents higher at $2.85, swapping 7,500 shares, Elite Diagnostic finished 6 cents higher at $3.11, with 17,449 stock units being exchanged, Everything Fresh traded 109,600 shares after falling 4 cents and closed at $1.51, Express Catering ended trading 6,340 shares at $8. GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 3 cents at $1.55, trading 12,000 stock units, Honey Bun ended 15 cents higher at $4.15, with 58,500 units changing hands, Indies Pharma traded 137,347 shares in closing at $3, Jamaican Teas settled 40 cents higher at $4.40, in exchanging 5,530 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 52,959 stock units and rose 50 cents to close at $4. Key Insurance traded 15 cents higher at $4.15, with 568,144 units changing hands, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $3.80, with 232,796 shares trading, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 18,200 stock units and rose 15 cents to $5.15, Lasco Manufacturing finished 2 cents higher at $3.50, with 51,893 units. Medical Disposables ended trading of 100 shares at $6.20, SSL Venture Capital fell 6 cents in trading 2,526,362 shares to end at $1.74, Stationery and Office finished trading 24,738 stock units and declined $1.20 to close at $8.20, and tTech ended 30 cents higher at $5.30, with 1,598 shares changing hands.

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

Junior Market index slips again – Wednesday

Derrimon Trading pref shares traded 2.2 m units.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended trading on Wednesday with 24 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 2,866,572 units valued at $7,184,147 compared to 11,662,775 units valued at $43,945,611 on Tuesday from 22 securities.
The day’s volume was swollen by 2.2 million units of Derrimon Trading preference share. The development of note is that Key Insurance that traded 21.5 million units with a rise in the stock price has a bid of 912,000 units on the bid at $4 and is one to watch.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 10 securities advanced, 7 declined and 7 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index declined by 8.73 points to close at 3,178.44.
Trading ended with an average of 119,441 units for an average of $299,339 in contrast to 530,126 units for an average of $1,997,528 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 191,443 units valued at $657,797 and previously 195,380 units valued at $677,394. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 2 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended 1 cent higher at $1.90, with 3,158 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading of 38,311 units, at $5.45, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 25 cents at $5.25, with an exchange of 8,381 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 4 cents higher at $5.44, with 10,000 units changing hands, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 1 cent at $2.14, trading 11,365 shares. Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 35 cents at $2.50, with 220,486 shares changing hands, Everything Fresh traded 40,861 shares after adding 5 cents and closed at $1.55, Express Catering ended trading 10,000 shares at $8, FosRich Group traded 40,835 shares, and rose 5 cents higher to $4.05, General Accident finished trading with a loss of 25 cents at $3.25, with 700 shares changing hands. GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 12 cents at $1.58, with a swapping of 11,715 stock units, Honey Bun ended at $4, with 4,051 units changing hands, Indies Pharma traded 26,099 shares in closing at $3, Jetcon Corporation ended trading of 2,813 stock units, with a loss of 25 cents at $3.50, Key Insurance traded 55 cents higher at $4, with 88,017 units. KLE Group finished trading of 3,590 shares at $4, Knutsford Express closed 1 cent higher at $11.51, in exchanging 1,298 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 10 cents higher at $3.90, with 15,184 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial concluded trading 15 cents higher at $5, with an exchange of 57,387 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 2 cents at $3.48, trading 50,500 units, Medical Disposables ended trading 13,174 shares at $6.20, Paramount Trading gained 5 cents close at $2.20, with 3,647 shares being traded and SSL Venture Capital traded 3,000 shares to end at $1.80. In the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading 9% ended 5 cents higher at $2.20, with 2,200,000 stock units.

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

 

 

Big fall for Junior Market  – Tuesday

Key Insurance in another big trade.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Tuesday with 22 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 11,662,775 units valued at $43,945,611 as Key Insurance traded 9.5 million units. On Monday just 843,267 units valued at $2,847,021 traded from 26 securities.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 4 securities advanced, 11 declined and 7 remained unchanged leading the Junior Market Index to dive 82.86 points to close at 3,187.17.
Trading ended with an average of 530,126 units for an average of $1,997,528 in contrast to 32,433 units for an average of $109,501 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 195,380 units valued at $677,394 and previously 177,719 units valued at $607,746. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market, Access Financial closed with a loss of $2.50 at $49.50, with 81,323 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended at $1.89, with an exchange of 2,100 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 807 units and rose 45 cents to $5.45, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 9 cents at $5.40, with 500 units, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 10 cents at $2.85, with 183,100 shares changing hands. Elite Diagnostic finished 5 cents higher at $3.05, trading 70,455 stock units, Eppley settled at $9.10, with an exchange of 298 units, Everything Fresh traded 368,432 shares after falling 10 cents and closed at an all-time low of $1.50, Express Catering ended trading of 48,905 shares, with a loss of 50 cents at $8, FosRich Group traded 54,955 shares and rose 10 cents to close at $4. General Accident finished trading of 13,917 shares with a loss of 2 cents at $3.50, Indies Pharma traded 68,298 shares in closing at $3, Jamaican Teas settled at $4, trading 1,294 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 4 cents at $3.75, with 26,843 stock units changing hands, Key Insurance traded 9,535,317 units with a loss of 55 cents to end at $3.45. Lasco Distributors ended at $3.80, with 1,016,500 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial concluded trading with an exchange of 87,215 stock units after falling 40 cents to $4.85, Lasco Manufacturing finished trading 58,277 units at $3.50, Main Event settled 10 cents higher at $6.10, with an exchange of 7,226 shares. Paramount Trading dropped 82 cents to end at $2.15, with 25,000 shares trading, SSL Venture Capital traded 9,823 shares to end at $1.80 and Stationery and Office finished trading of 2,190 stock units with a loss of 8 cents to close at $9.40.

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

Gains for Junior Market

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange reverted to more normal levels on Monday, with 26 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 843,267 units valued at $2,847,021, compared to 37,359,775 units valued at $87,094,646 from 23 securities trading on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities advanced, 8 declined and 9 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index advanced by 35.07 points to close at 3,270.03.
Trading ended with an average of 32,433 units for an average of $109,501 in contrast to 1,624,338 units for an average of $3,786,724 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 177,719 units valued at $607,746 and previously 187,380 units valued at $640,878. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 10 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, CAC 2000 finished 90 cents higher at $16.90, with 30,179 shares changing hands, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 10 cents at $12.90, trading 500 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 1,430 shares with a loss of 50 cents to close at $5.50, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $5.49, with an exchange of 29,676 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 15 cents at $2.15, with 550 shares changing hands. Dolphin Cove concluded trading at $16, with 3,000 shares, Elite Diagnostic finished at $3, trading 40,896 stock units, Eppley settled 5 cents higher at $9.10, with an exchange of 103 units, Everything Fresh traded 402,623 shares after falling 10 cents and closed at $1.60, Express Catering ended trading 55 cents higher at $8.50, with 32,300 shares changing hands. FosRich Group traded 100,618 shares, at $3.90, General Accident finished trading 50 cents higher at $3.52, with an exchange of 59,500 shares, GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 20 cents at $1.70, with 16,311 stock units changing hands, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 15 cents at $4, trading 100 units. Indies Pharma traded 70,958 shares in closing at $3, Jamaican Teas settled at $4, with 10,197 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 11,100 stock units, at $3.79, Key Insurance traded 75 cents higher at $4, as 1,237 units changed hands, Knutsford Express closed at $11.50, with 500 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors ended at $3.80, with an exchange of 4,500 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading with 200 stock units and rose 15 cents higher to end at $5.25, Lasco Manufacturing finished 25 cents higher at $3.50, swapping 18,439 units, Main Event gained 10 cents to end at $6, with 750 shares changing hands. Medical Disposables ended trading with 2,600 shares at $6.20, SSL Venture Capital traded 3,500 shares and gained 1 cent to end at $1.80 and Stationery and Office finished trading with a loss of 52 cents at $9.48, with 1,500 stock units changing hands.

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

 

SSL Venture & Key dominate Junior Market

Two big blocks of shares traded on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday, as 23 securities changed hands, resulting in an exchange of 37,359,775 units valued at $87,094,646, leading to a 3 to 1 dominance of declining to advancing stocks.
Friday’s trading was well above the level of 1,692,337 units valued at $8,566,971 from 23 securities changing hands on Thursday as SSL Venture Capital traded 24 million units and Key Insurance chipped in with 12 million shares on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 5 securities advanced, 14 declined and 4 remained unchanged, resulting in the Junior Market Index falling sharply by 44.24 points to close at 3,227.39.
Trading ended with an average of 1,624,338 units for an average of $3,786,724 in contrast to 73,580 units for an average of $372,477 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 187,380 units valued at $640,878 and previously 97,570 units valued at $444,262. October, ended with an average of 69,421 units valued at $347,455 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.89, with 2,570 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading of 2,773 units, at $5, Caribbean Flavours traded 1,000 stock units, rising by 51 cents to close at $20.01,  Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5.50, with an exchange of 900 units, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 5 cents at $2.95, with 235,110 shares changing hands. Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 20 cents at $3, trading 67,496 stock units, Eppley settled at $9.05, with 1,000 units changing hands, Everything Fresh traded 3,925 shares after gaining 10 cents and closed at $1.70, Express Catering ended trading 86,777 shares with a loss of 15 cents in closing at $7.95, FosRich Group traded 308,909 shares for 6 cents more to close at $3.90. General Accident finished trading 200 shares, with a loss of 98 cents to end at $3.02,  Honey Bun ended activities 4 cents higher at $4.15, with 14,400 units changing hands, Indies Pharma traded 181,193 shares and lost 5 cents in closing at $3, Jamaican Teas settled with a loss of 70 cents at $4, while exchanging 5,000 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $3.79, with 25,695 stock units changing hands. Key Insurance lost 15 cents in closing at $3.25, with an exchange of 12,070,405 units, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 15 cents at $3.80, with 222,000 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 31,249 stock units, at $5.10, Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 25 cents at $3.25, in an exchange of 23,600 units. Main Event settled with a loss of 60 cents at $5.90, with 10,900 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables ended trading, 20 cents higher at $6.20, while exchanging 26,500 shares, SSL Venture SSL Venture Capital traded 24,025,000 shares and gained 1 cent to end at $1.79 and tTech ended market activities with a drop of $1.25 cents to $5, with 13,173 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.