Big Junior Market fall – Monday

The Junior Market Index dropped 41.96 points on Monday to close at 3,362.83 as 32 securities changed hands versus 26 trading on Friday and ending with 14 securities rising, 11 declining and 7 remaining unchanged.
Investors exchanged 2,585,531 units valued at $13,192,368 compared to 3,253,708 units valued at $20,983,345 on Friday. Trading ended with an average of 80,798 units for an average of $412,262 in contrast to 125,143 units for an average of $807,052 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 91837 units at $481,109 compared to 93,190 units at $489,550 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed 10 cents higher at $35.10, with 12,203 stock units changing hands, Blue Power climbed 20 cents and exchanged 9,000 shares at $7.50, Caribbean Cream lost 3 cents in trading 45,000 units to close at $4.52, Caribbean Flavours closed 49 cents higher at $13.50, with 11,158 stock units crossing the exchange. Caribbean Producers fell 20 cents in trading 44,515 units at $4.50. Express Catering lost 20 cents in exchanging 1,145 units at $5.80, Everything Fresh ended with 45,877 shares crossing the exchange, after rising 8 cents to end at $1.25, Elite Diagnostic closed 15 cents higher at $6.15, with 3,839 stock units trading, Fosrich gained 1 cent to end at $4.91 in trading 13,860 shares. Fontana declined by 5 cents to settle at $7.95 trading 270,568 shares. General Accident ended with 153,275 shares changing hands, after rising 15 cents to end at $7, Honey Bun closed trading of 22,640 units and gained 34 cents to end at $6.84, Iron Rock Insurance climbed 1 cent and exchanged 150,095 shares at $4, Jamaican Teas ended trading with 61,625 shares, after rising 10 cents to end at $6.30. Jetcon Corporation lost 9 cents trading 12,455 units at $1.90, Knutsford Express shed 50 cents in swapping 3,640 units to end at $10, Lasco Distributors closed trading of 249,546 units and gained 10 cents to end at $4, Lasco Financial closed with a loss of 10 cents at $4.70, after swapping 646,062 shares. Lasco Manufacturing fell 16 cents in trading of 165,919 units at $4.94, Limners and Bards lost 3 cents in exchanging 59,039 units at $2.69, Medical Disposables shed 81 cents in trading 4,959 units at $6.19. Main Event fell 25 cents in trading 174,015 units at $5.50, Stationery and Office Supplies gained $1 to end at $12, trading 5,544 shares, SSL Venture added 1 cent and exchanged 179,949 shares at $1.10 and tTech closed trading of 21,266 units after climbing 79 cents to end at $6.79.

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

Junior Market breaks fall

Junior Market trades

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Junior Market index advanced 8.80 points to close at 3,406.51 in trading on Thursday and breaking the 87 points fall over the previous two trading days.
At the close of market activities, 27 securities changed hands versus 29 trading on Wednesday with the prices of 8 securities rising, 13 declining and 6 remaining unchanged.
Market activities, resulted in an exchange of 1,961,441 units valued at $10,776,646 down from 3,632,177 units valued at $18,080,990 changing hands on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 72,646 units for an average of $399,135 in contrast to 125,247 units for an average of $623,482 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 89,655 units at $454,422 compared to 91,863 units at $461,599 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 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 one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Access Financial gained $1 to end at $35, trading just 100 shares, Blue Power fell 75 cents trading of 37,629 units to end at $7.75, Caribbean Cream closed 3 cents higher at $4.55, with 4,400 stock units trading, Caribbean Flavours exchanged 996 units and gained 1 cent to end at $13.01. Caribbean Producers traded 25,710 shares, after rising 9 cents to end at $4.80, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 11 cents at $1.65, in swapping of 256,598 shares, Derrimon Trading dipped 2 cents trading 11,166 units at $2.55. Express Catering declined 15 cents with 2,685 units changing hands at $6, Everything Fresh shed 13 cents with an exchange of 32,000 units at $1.17, Elite Diagnostic fell 15 cents in trading 18,274 units at $5.55, Fontana closed with 208,472 shares crossing the exchange, after rising 15 cents to end at $8. General Accident closed trading of 16,286 units in gaining 10 cents to end at $6.95, Honey Bun dipped 4 cents in swapping 2,902 units at $6.50, iCreate ended trading with 3,570 shares, after rising 3 cents to end at 73 cents, Indies Pharma lost 10 cents trading 33,638 shares to close at $3.20. Jamaican Teas fell 15 cents exchanging 20,250 units at $6.10, Jetcon Corporation ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.99 with 42,100 stock units changing hands. Lasco Financial closed 24 cents higher at $5, with 1,366 stock units trading, Lasco Manufacturing lost 15 cents to end at $5.20 in swapping 60,998 shares, Limners and Bards lost 12 cents trading 275,900 shares to close at $2.58 and Paramount Trading declined by 4 cents to settle at $2.20 after exchanging 7,132 shares.

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

Junior Market drops again

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped 15.61 points to close at 3,397.71 in trading on Wednesday as 29 securities traded, similar to Tuesday and ended with 10 securities advancing, 9 falling and 10 remaining unchanged.
Market activities, resulted in an exchange of 3,632,177 units valued at $18,080,990 compared to 2,395,994 units valued at $16,463,282 changing hands on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 125,247 units for an average of $623,482 in contrast to 85,571 units for an average of $587,974 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 91,863 units at $461,599 compared to 86,454 units at $435,372 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 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 one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Access Financial ended with a loss of $1 at $34 with 15,389 stock units changing hands, Blue Power closed trading of 33,015 units and gained 90 cents to end at $8.50, Caribbean Cream ended market activity exchanging 1,610 shares to close at $4.52 after falling 8 cents. Caribbean Flavours ended with a loss of 1 cent at $13 with 11,711 stock units changing hands. Caribbean Producers declined by 9 cents to settle at $4.71 while trading 27,688, Elite Diagnostic ended trading with 5,100 shares, after rising 25 cents to end at $5.70, Everything Fresh ended trading 58,745 shares, after rising 9 cents to end at $1.30. Fontana closed trading of 328,282 units and gained 30 cents to end at $7.85, General Accident closed 22 cents higher at $6.85, with 23,687 stock units changing, Jamaican Teas ended trading with 25,890 shares, after rising 15 cents to end at $6.25. Knutsford Express declined 74 cents in trading of 2,457 units to end at $10.25, Lasco Financial shed 4 cents to settle at $4.76 with 6,120 shares crossing the exchange, Lasco Manufacturing fell 5 cents in trading of 2,368 units at $5.35. Main Event closed trading of 14,260 units and gained 10 cents to end at $5.70, Medical Disposables lost 5 cents trading 24,390 shares to close at $7, Limners and Bards closed trading of 141,969 units and gained 8 cents to end at $2.70. Stationery and Office Supplies closed 50 cents higher at $11.50, with 33,000 stock units trading, SSL Venture climbed 8 cents and exchanged 1,900 shares at $1.09 and Ttech shed 50 cents in trading of 95,045 units at $5.50.

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

Strong Junior Market gains for second day

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The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange advanced 36.11 points to close at 3,485.29 in trading on Monday, following the 26.63 points rise on Friday.
The market closed with 31 securities crossing the exchange versus 32 on Friday and ended with the prices of 16 securities advancing, 8 falling and 7 remaining unchanged.
Market activities, resulted in an exchange of 1,540,695 units valued $7,317,969 compared to 1,888,462 units valued at $8,580,846 changing hands on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 49,700 units for an average of $236,063 in contrast to 59,014 units for an average of $268,151 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 86,618 units at $407,075 compared to 96,155 units at $451,253 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 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, Access Financial ended market activity exchanging 8,487 shares to close at $36.50 after falling 50 cents, AMG Packaging closed 17 cents higher at $2, with 21,450 stock units trading, Blue Power close with a loss of 35 cents at $8.65, swapping of 800 shares. Cargo Handlers declined 55 cents in trading of 3,900 units at $9.45, Caribbean Producers closed trading of 10,000 units and gained 5 cents to end at $4.80, Consolidated Bakeries ended trading with 16,100 shares, after rising 5 cents to end at $1.8. Derrimon Trading climbed 12 cents in exchanging 69,666 shares at $2.58, Express Catering dipped 6 cents in trading of 3,100 units at $6.34, Elite Diagnostic traded 68,343 units and gained 10 cents to end at $5.60, Fosrich closed with a loss of 5 cents at $4.95, after swapping of 25,229 shares. Fontana lost 20 cents in exchanging 328,535 shares to close at 8 cents, General Accident traded 29,552 shares, after rising 20 cents to end at $6.70, Honey Bun ended with 15,100 shares changing hands after rising 3 cents to end at $6.38, Indies Pharma lost 3 cents with 98,515 units crossing the exchange at $3.32. Iron Rock Insurance closed trading of 200 units and gained 5 cents to end at $4, Jamaican Teas climbed 7 cents and exchanged 49,220 shares at $6, Jetcon Corporation closed 4 cents higher at $2, with 207,144 stock units trading, Limners and Bards ended with 150,562 shares trading, after rising 25 cents to end at $2.80. Lasco Distributors fell 5 cents in swapping 179,816 units at $3.70. Lasco Financial ended trading with 600 shares, after rising 5 cents to end at $4.90, Lasco Manufacturing closed 10 cents higher at $5.50, with 108,235 stock units changing. Main Event ended trading with 3,726 shares, after rising 40 cents to end at $6, Paramount Trading exchanged 10,925 units and gained 5 cents to end at $2.25 and Stationery and Office Supplies ended trading of 25,000 shares, after rising 85 cents to end at $12.

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

 

Junior Market suffers minor fall – Thursday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 30 securities on Thursday with the prices of 12 securities advanced, 13 declined and 5 remained unchanged leading the market Index to dipped just 4.40 points to 3,422.55.
Market activities, resulted in an exchange of 2,444,430 units valued at $10,669,698 compared to 5,067,017 units valued at $23,716,252 from 28 securities changing hands on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 81,481 units for an average of $355,657 in contrast to 180,965 units for an average of $847,009 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 109,660 units at $517,835 compared to 124,236 shares valued at $601,721 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 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 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial ended with a loss of $3.40 at a 52 weeks’ low of $33.60, after swapping 9,687 shares, AMG Packaging declined 11 cents in trading 25,000 units at $1.75, Blue Power ended with a loss of $1 at $9 with 5,155 stock units changing hands. Caribbean Producers lost 26 cents in trading of 16,110 units to close at $4.51, Consolidated Bakeries closed 5 cents higher at $1.80, with 6,000 stock units trading, Dolphin Cove ended trading with 34,205 shares, after rising 49 cents to end at $10.50. Derrimon Trading closed 13 cents higher at $2.55, with 143,250 stock units changing hands, Express Catering lost 62 cents trading 2,173 units at $5.68, Elite Diagnostic ended with 7,600 shares crossing the exchange after rising 81 cents to end at $6.21. Fontana closed trading of 120,657 units and gained 10 cents to end at $8.40, General Accident exchanged 3,100 units and gained 9 cents to end at $6.40, Honey Bun fell 35 cents in swapping 26,925 units at $6.15, Iron Rock Insurance lost 5 cents in trading 16,577 shares to close at $3.95. Jamaican Teas closed 10 cents higher at $6.10, with 24,774 stock units moving through the market, Jetcon Corporation lost 20 cents in trading of 25,559 units at $1.80. Knutsford Express fell 19 cents in exchanging 3,785 units at $10.81, Lasco Distributors closed 10 cents higher at $3.80, with 976,000 stock units changing hands. Lasco Financial ended market activity exchanging 554,327 shares to close at $4.76 after falling 29 cents, Lasco Manufacturing climbed 9 cents and exchanged 32,560 shares at $5.29, Limners and Bards dipped 7 cents in trading 90,522 units at $2.75, Medical Disposables closed 5 cents higher at $7.05, trading 4,000 stock units. Main Event lost 49 cents in exchanging 24,779 shares to close at $5.51, Paramount Trading climbed 20 cents and exchanged 15,000 shares at $2.20. Stationery and Office Supplies ended trading with 2,250 shares, after rising 35 cents to end at $11.15 and SSL Venture Capital resumed trading after a long suspension and ended with a loss of 1 cent at 1.60 with 9,121 stock units changing hands.

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

Junior Market suffers big fall – Wednesday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Wednesday with the market Index dropping sharply by 89.34 points to close at 3,426.95 as Access Financial dived $5, General Accident dipped 60 cents and Stationery and Office Supplies dropped 79 cents.  
Trading ended with 28 securities changing hands with prices of 11 advancing, 11 declining, 6 remaining unchanged and resulted in an exchange of 5,067,017 units valued at $23,716,252 compared to 2,138,664 units at $11,183,538 from 30 securities changing hands on Tuesday.
Trading closed with an average of 180,965 units for an average of $847,009 in contrast to 71,289 units for an average of $372,785 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to  124,236 units valued at $601,721. In contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 for each security traded.
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 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dropped $5 to settle at $37 after exchanging 3,889 shares, Caribbean Flavours closed trading of 1,052 units and gained 1 cent to end at $13.01, Caribbean Producers climbed 26 cents and exchanged 28,857 shares at $4.77. Dolphin Cove climbed 1 cent and exchanged 307,716 shares at $10.01, Derrimon Trading exchanged 188,278 shares, after rising 6 cents to end at $2.42, Express Catering closed 30 cents higher at $6.30, with 19,785 stock units trading, Everything Fresh lost 4 cents in swapping 9,600 shares to close at $1.21. Fontana ended market activity exchanging 127,784 shares to close at $8.30 after falling 15 cents, General Accident dipped 60 cents in trading of 628,164 units at $6.31. GWest Corporation gained 1 cent to end at $1.02, in trading 60,535 shares, Honey Bun climbed 50 cents in exchanging 100 shares at $6.50, iCreate closed trading of 1,800 units and gained 1 cent to end at 73 cents, Indies Pharma lost 1 cent at $3.31 with 30,230 stock units changing hands. Jamaican Teas fell 30 cents trading of 25,248 units at $6, Jetcon Corporation fell 20 cents in trading of 71,233 units at $2, Knutsford Express dipped 10 cents in trading 10,310 units at $11, Lasco Distributors closed trading of 3,069,824 units and gained 15 cents to end at $3.70. Lasco Financial ended with 94,729 shares crossing the exchange, after rising 5 cents to end at $5.05, Lasco Manufacturing closed with a loss of 20 cents at $5.20, after swapping 31,500 shares. Limners and Bards closed 7 cents higher at $2.82, with 88,901 stock units trading, Paramount Trading lost 20 cents in trading of 6,721 units at $2 and Stationery and Office Supplies dipped 79 cents in trading of 62,770 units to end at $10.80.

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

Junior Market starts October down

The trend of a large number of stocks rising at the end of one month, followed by falling prices at the start of the next, was evident at the end of September and October on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange.
Market activities closed on Tuesday with 30 securities changing hands, resulting in the prices of 7 securities advanced, 16 declined and 6 remained unchanged in contrast to 26 trading with 10 rising and 7 falling. At the close, the Junior Market Index declined 16.96 points to 3,516.31.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 2,138,664 units valued at $11,183,538 down sharply from 6,210,149 units valued at $22,471,302 trading on Monday.
Trading ended with an average of 71,289 units for an average of $372,785 in contrast to 238,852 units for an average of $864,281 on Monday. In contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dropped $3 trading 11,656 units at $42, AMG Packaging lost 14 cents in exchanging 62,100 units at $1.86, Blue Power climbed $1 to settle at $10 with 200 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended market activity exchanging 51,900 shares to close at $4.52 after falling 48 cents. Caribbean Producers declined 9 cents trading 70,481 units to end at $4.51, Consolidated Bakeries dipped 12 cents in exchanging 6,167 units at $1.75, Dolphin Cove dropped $1.75 in moving 420,763 units through the market at a 52 weeks’ low of $10. Derrimon Trading ended with 604,122 shares changing hands, after rising 1 cent to end at $2.36, Express Catering dipped 50 cents in trading of 19,912 units at $6, Everything Fresh lost 6 cents in swapping 20,000 shares to close at $1.25, Elite Diagnostic closed 8 cents higher at $5.40, with 57,236 stock units crossing the exchange. Fosrich shed 5 cents in trading of 5,050 units at $5.05, Fontana ended with 62,501 shares changing hands after rising 15 cents to end at $8.45, General Accident gained 1 to end at $6.91, trading 17,272 shares, GWest Corporation fell 9 cents in exchanging of 34,594 units at $1.01. Honey Bun ended with a loss of $1 at $6 with 73,900 stock units changing hands, iCreate ended trading with 10,000 shares, after rising 2 cents to end at 72 cents, Indies Pharma ended with 79,613 shares crossing the exchange, after rising 2 cents to end at $3.32. Jetcon Corporation closed 20 cents higher at $2.20, with 83,296 stock units trading, Lasco Distributors dipped 30 cents in trading of 23,246 units at $3.55. Lasco Manufacturing closed with a loss of 10 cents at $5.40, in swapping of 20,753 shares, Limners and Bards lost 22 cents in exchanging of 201,729 units at $2.75 and Stationery and Office Supplies dropped by 81 cents to settle at $11.59. In the junior market preference segment, Paramount Trading close with a loss of 15 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $2.05 after swapping of 500 shares.

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

Junior Market gains 123 points in 3 days

Junior Market stock trading.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped 123.05 points in three days but ended nearly 53 points lower than the close of August when trading ended on Monday.
The Junior Market index jumped 54.94 points to close at 3,533.27 as prices of 10 securities advanced, 7 declined and 9 remained unchanged with 26 securities changing hands, up slightly from 24 trading

on Friday.
Trading resulting in an exchange of 6,210,149 units at $22,471,302 compared to 2,557,873 units valued at $13,773,282 on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 238,852 units for an average of $864,281 in contrast to 106,578 units for an average of $573,887 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 and previously 988,164 units valued at $2,580,720 for each security traded. August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Consolidated Bakeries closed trading of 22,000 units and gained 1 cent to end at $1.87, Dolphin Cove exchanged 6,650 units and gained 75 cents to end at $11.75, Derrimon Trading fell 10 cents in trading 45,998 units at $2.35. Express Catering closed trading of 17,948 units and gained 15 cents to end at $6.50, Everything Fresh ended with 60,713 shares changing hands, after rising 11 cents to end at $1.31, Fosrich climbed 10 cents and exchanged 22,200 shares at $5.10. Fontana lost 17 cents in trading 129,752 shares to close at $8.30, General Accident closed with a loss of 5 cents at $6.90, after swapping of 141,722 shares, Honey Bun closed 61 cents higher at $7, with 4,545 stock units trading, Indies Pharma fell 8 cents in trading 18,763 units at $3.30. Jamaican Teas climbed 18 cents and exchanged 13,547 shares at $6.30, Jetcon Corporation dipped 9 cents in trading 40,000 units at $2, Knutsford Express fell $1.40 cents in trading of 367 units to close at $11.10, Limners and Bards closed 17 cents higher at $2.97, with 294,838 stock units trading. Lasco Distributors climbed 53 cents and exchanged 5,158,000 shares at $3.85, Lasco Manufacturing traded 35,825 shares, after rising 10 cents to end at $5.50 and Main Event traded 8,086 declined by 5 cents to settle at $6.

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

Robust gain for Junior Market – Friday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Friday with the market index climbing 46.90 points to close at 3,478.33 as rising stocks dominated trading nearly 4 to 1.
At the close of market activities, 24 securities changing hands, up from 26 securities changed hands on Thursday, with prices of 15 securities rising, 4 declining and 5 remaining unchanged as 2,557,873 units valued at $13,773,282 traded, compared to 2,182,720 units valued at $9,969,190 on Thursday.
Trading ended with an average of 106,578 units for an average of $573,887 in contrast to 83,951 units for an average of $383,430 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 988,164 units valued at $2,580,720 and previously 1,028,085 units valued at $2,671,596 for each security traded. August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 9 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial jumped $5 to end at $45 with 1,200 stock units trading, but closed with the offer at $43, Caribbean Cream closed trading of 5,972 units and gained 10 cents to end at $5, Dolphin Cove exchanged 34,495 shares after rising 35 cents to end at $11. Express Catering closed 10 cents higher at $6.35, with 27,825 stock units trading, Fontana closed 36 cents higher at $8.47, with the trading of 54,728 units, General Accident shed 3 cents in trading of 1,022,961 units at $6.95. GWest Corporation closed with a loss of 5 cents at $1.10, in swapping 45,000 shares, Honey Bun closed 19 cents higher at $6.39, with 36,576 stock units changing hands, Indies Pharma climbed 8 cents and exchanged 12,100 shares at $3.38, Jamaican Teas declined by 28 cents to settle at $6.12 in moving 18,092 shares. Jetcon Corporation closed trading of 7,942 units and gained 29 cents to end at $2.09, Knutsford Express added $1.60 to end at $12.50 with 102,656 stock units trading. Lasco Distributors rose 7 cents and exchanged 571,096 shares at $3.32, Lasco Manufacturing ended trading with 151,959 shares, after rising 20 cents to end at $5.40, Limners and Bards closed 30 cents higher at $2.80, with 226,883 stock units trading, Main Event ended exchanging 4,854 shares, after rising 33 cents to end at $6.05. Medical Disposables dipped 40 cents in trading of 3,943 units at $7, Paramount Trading closed 20 cents higher at $2.20, with the trading of 45,700 stock units and Stationery and Office Supplies gained $1.40 to end at $12.40 with 11,000 stock units changing hands.

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

Gains for Junior Market – Thursday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Thursday with the market index rising 21.21 points to close at 3,431.43 as falling stocks edged out gainers.
At the close of market activities, 26 securities changing hands, up from 27 securities changed hands on Wednesday, with prices of 8 securities rising, 10 declining and 8 remaining unchanged as 2,182,720 units valued at $9,969,190 traded, compared to 1,518,650 units valued at $6,262,861 on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 83,951 shares for an average of $383,430 in contrast to 56,246 units for an average of $231,958 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 1,028,085 units valued at $2,671,596 and previously 1,076,790 shares valued at $2,789,636 for each security traded. August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Blue Power closed trading of 5,978 units and gained 2 cents to end at $9, Caribbean Cream exchanged 1,819 units and gained 38 cents to end at $4.90, Caribbean Producers lost 20 cents in trading 21,505 units at $4.60, Dolphin Cove lost $1.10 with 8,000 units changing hands at $10.65. Derrimon Trading closed 5 cents higher at $2.45, with 29,838 stock units crossing the exchange, Express Catering declined 15 cents to settle at $6.25 in trading 28,400 shares, Everything Fresh closed 5 cents higher at $1.20, with 70,105 stock units trading, Elite Diagnostic ended trading with 215,695 shares, after rising 1 cent to end at $5.32. Fosrich climbed 10 cents and exchanged 121,783 shares at $5, Fontana ended market activity while exchanging 117,597 shares to close at $8.11 after falling 28 cents. General Accident closed with a loss of 2 cents at $6.98, after swapping of 11,536 shares, iCreate lost 2 cents in trading 46,285 shares to close at 70 cents, Jamaican Teas closed trading of 3,505 units and gained 25 cents to end at $6.40, Jetcon Corporation lost 29 cents in trading 30,806 shares to close at $1.80. Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 1 cent at $3.25 with 313,746 stock units changing hands, Lasco Financial climbed 23 cents and exchanged 6,100 shares at $5, Limners and Bards lost 10 cents trading 174,427 shares to close at $2.50, and Medical Disposables closed with a loss of $1.40 at $7.40, after swapping of 8,000 shares.

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