Junior Market dips on Monday

Trading closed on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Monday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 27 percent less and the value 12 percent lower than on Friday with 44 securities trading versus 45 on Friday and ended with prices of 15 rising, 21 declining and eight closing unchanged.
A total of 8,522,197 shares were traded for $29,844,012 down from 11,654,778 units at $33,767,360 on Friday.
Trading averaged 193,686 shares at $678,273 compared to 258,995 units at $750,386 on Friday with a month to date average of 520,860 shares at $1,759,549 compared to 548,124 units at $1,849,655 on the previous trading day.
August closed with an average of 407,186 units at $1,330,946.
MFS Capital Partners led trading with 1.19 million shares for 14 percent of total volume, followed by iCreate, 1.03 million units for 12.1 percent of the day’s trade and ONE on ONE Educational with 1.01 million units for 11.9 percent market share.
At the close, the Junior Market Index lost 10.14 points to settle at 4,195.77.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.5. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial rose 10 cents to $20.10 in exchanging 28,099 shares, AMG Packaging dropped 31 cents at $3.50 with a transfer of 51,633 stocks, Cargo Handlers lost 70 cents at $13.70, in switching ownership of 803 units. Caribbean Cream fell 71 cents to $3.99 with 10,170 stock units crossing the exchange, Dolla Financial shed 11 cents to $3.33 after exchanging 695,196 shares, Fontana climbed 47 cents to $9.48 after exchanging 109,287 stocks. Fosrich popped 12 cents to $4.12 trading 846,958 stock units, Future Energy Source dipped 10 cents to close at $5.20 aft trading 622,680 units, General Accident increased 10 cents in closing at $5.15 with 5,228 shares changing hands. Honey Bun declined 30 cents to end at $7.67 with an exchange of 80,556 units, iCreate declined 20 cents to $3.40 with investors transferring 1,034,270 stocks, Jamaican Teas gained 20 cents to $2.74, with 819,061 stock units crossing the market. KLE Group fell 49 cents to close at $1.58 after a transfer of 2,100 stock units, Mailpac Group advanced 28 cents to end at $2.50 as investors exchanged 26,737 stocks, Main Event rallied 29 cents in closing at $8, with 33,543 shares clearing the market. MFS Capital Partners dropped 15 cents to $3.20 after trading 1,193,650 units, ONE on ONE Educational dipped 10 cents in closing at $1.89 in 1,010,094 shares crossing the market and Stationery and Office Supplies lost 25 cents in ending at $15.95 while exchanging 61,779 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Junior Market rises to close week

Trading levels fell sharply at the close of the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 52 percent and the value 65 percent lower than on Thursday with 45 securities trading versus 42 on Thursday, with prices of 25 rising, 17 declining and three closing unchanged.
Investors exchanged 11,654,778 shares for $33,767,360 compared to 24,272,292 units at $95,687,158 on Thursday.
Trading on Friday, averaged 258,995 shares at $750,386, down from 577,912 units $2,278,266 on Thursday, with a month to date average of 548,124 units at $1,849,655 versus 575,062 units at $1,952,071 on the previous day. August closed with an average of 407,186 units at $1,330,946.
Mailpac Group led trading with 3.61 million shares for 31 percent of total volume followed by ONE on ONE Educational with 2.83 million units for 24.3 percent of the day’s trade and Tropical Battery with 984,115 units for 8.4 percent market share.
At the close, the Junior Market Index increased 16.54 points to 4,205.91. The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 13.1. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, Access Financial shed $1.99 to end at $20 trading 2,391 shares, Blue Power fell 25 cents to $3.50 after an exchange of 17,146 stock units, Cargo Handlers popped 70 cents to $14.40 after 838 units changed hands. Dolla Financial climbed 14 cents to close at $3.44 with a transfer of 356,793 shares, Dolphin Cove lost 19 cents in ending at $15 with an exchange of 31,274 stock units, Express Catering rallied 10 cents to $5.55 with 75,300 stocks changing hands. Fontana dipped 49 cents to $9.01 in switching ownership of 370,028 shares, Fosrich declined 15 cents to close at $4 after exchanging 531,233 units, Future Energy Source rose 11 cents to end at $5.30 after a transfer of 709,748 shares. Honey Bun dropped 13 cents to $7.97 in exchanging 5,950 shares, iCreate increased 41 cents to $3.60 with investors transferring 635,501 stocks, Iron Rock Insurance lost 48 cents to choose at $2.80 after 50,299 stock units crossed the market. ISP Finance gained 87 cents to end at $23 while exchanging two stock units, KLE Group advanced 27 cents in closing at $2.07 as investors exchanged 50 units, Knutsford Express popped 25 cents to close at $7.25 in an exchange of 61 shares, Limners and Bards rallied 10 cents ending at $2.85, with 35,850 stocks crossing the market, Main Event fell 79 cents in closing at $7.71, with 14,677 stock units changing hands, MFS Capital Partners increased 16 cents to close at $3.35 in exchanging 71,332 shares. Paramount Trading climbed 13 cents to end at $1.94 with the swapping of 8,000 units, Stationery and Office Supplies shed 30 cents to $16.20, with 2,935 stocks clearing the market and Tropical Battery advanced 10 cents to close at $2.70 after an exchange of 984,115 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Increase Junior Market trading

Trading remained elevated on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday, with a 38 percent rise in the volume of stocks traded with a value slightly more than on Wednesday following trading in 42 securities versus 43 on Wednesday and ended with 14 rising, 21 declining and seven closing unchanged.
A total of 24,272,292 shares were exchanged for $95,687,158 compared to 17,626,075 units at $93,831,857 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 577,912 shares at $2,278,266 up from 409,909 shares at $2,182,136 on Wednesday, and month to date an average of 575,062 units at $1,952,071 compared to 574,790 units at $1,921,005 on the previous day, well above August that closed with an average of 407,186 units at $1,330,946.
Express Catering led trading with 10.24 million shares for 42.2 percent of total volume followed by ONE on ONE Educational with 4.52 million units for 18.6 percent of the day’s trade, iCreate ended with 1.85 million units for 7.6 percent market share and Fosrich with 1.81 million units for 7.4 percent of the market.
At the close, the Junior Market Index fell 12.81 points to settle at 4,189.37.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.8. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial gained 99 cents in ending at $21.99 after trading 476 shares, AMG Packaging dipped 10 cents to $3.85 with a transfer of 235 units, Cargo Handlers fell 80 cents to $13.70 with investors transferring 603 stock units. Caribbean Assurance Brokers lost 43 cents to end at $2.26 after 7,749 stocks changed hands, EduFocal popped 19 cents in closing at $2.49 after exchanging 76,733 units, Everything Fresh dipped 10 cents to $1.80, with 107,339 stock units crossing the exchange. Fontana rose 29 cents to $9.50 in trading 29,547 stocks, Fosrich fell 15 cents to $4.15 after exchanging 1,806,311 shares, Future Energy Source increased 31 cents to end at $5.19 as investors exchanged 543,327 stock units. Honey Bun shed 75 cents in ending at $8.10, with 8,535 shares changing hands, iCreate dipped 41 cents in closing at $3.19 in an exchange of 1,853,645 units, Indies Pharma lost 12 cents after ending at $2.98 with a transfer of 12,762 stocks. ISP Finance advanced $2.38 to close at $22.13, with 12 shares crossing the market, Jamaican Teas declined 31 cents to $2.59, with 304,759 stocks crossing the market, Limners and Bards shed 14 cents to end at $2.75 in exchanging 29,112 units. Lumber Depot dropped 12 cents to $2.88 with the swapping of 563,435 stock units, Main Event rallied $1.01 to $8.50 with an exchange of 286,037 shares following the release of impressive nine months results, MFS Capital Partners fell 33 cents in closing at $3.19 in switching ownership of 352,974 stocks and Stationery and Office Supplies climbed 39 cents to $16.50 after clearing the market with 6,088 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading jumps on Junior Market

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Trading jumped on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Wednesday, with the volume of stocks traded rising 11 percent with 111 percent greater value than on Tuesday, following trading in 43 securities versus 44 on Tuesday and ended with 23 rising, 15 declining and five closing unchanged.
Jamaican Teas led trading with 4.52 million shares for 25.6 percent of total volume, followed by Cargo Handlers with 3.30 million units for 18.7 percent of the day’s trade, iCreate closed with 2.17 million units for 12.3 percent of the market, ONE on ONE Educational had 1.89 million units for 10.7 percent market share and Fosrich with 1.08 million units for a 6.1 percent share.
At the close, the Junior Market Index gained 11.10 points to end at 4,202.18.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.8. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close, AMG Packaging rallied 44 cents to close at $3.95 with the swapping of 360 shares, Cargo Handlers shed 10 cents in closing at $14.50 after trading 3,300,430 units, Caribbean Assurance Brokers increased 39 cents to $2.69, with 1,000 stocks crossing the market. Elite Diagnostic climbed 20 cents to $3.55 after a transfer of 380,207 stock units, Future Energy Source advanced 12 cents to end at $4.88, with 421,313 stock units crossing the exchange, General Accident lost 37 cents in closing at $5.03aim trading 13,771 stocks. iCreate dropped 39 cents to close at $3.60 as investors exchanged 2,173,117 shares, Iron Rock Insurance rose 18 cents to $3.28, with five units changing hands, Jamaican Tea popped 35 cents to $2.90 and closed with an exchange of 4,516,759 stock units. KLE Group declined 27 cents to end at $1.80 in switching ownership of 538 stocks, Knutsford Express gained 90 cents to end at $7 while exchanging 1,350 units, Lasco Financial fell 13 cents to $2.94 in exchanging 15,597 shares. Limners and Bards added 12 cents in closing at $2.89, with 40,299 units clearing the market, Lumber Depot advanced 12 cents to close at $3 with a transfer of 386,221 shares, Main Event rose $1.79 and ended at $7.49 after exchanging one stock unit. Medical Disposables dipped 15 cents to $5.85 in an exchange of 56,735 stocks and ONE on ONE Educational popped 13 cents to $2, 1,888,447 units crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading dropped on the Junior Market

Trading dropped on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 28 percent, with the value 35 percent lower than on Monday after 44 securities participated in trading versus 47 on Monday and ended with prices of 18 rising,21 declining and five closing unchanged.
A total of 15,819,476 shares were exchanged for $44,484,518 down from 21,969,586 units at $68,081,567 on Monday. Trading averaged 359,534 shares at $1,011,012 compared to 467,438 units at $1,448,544 on Monday, with the month to date, averaging 592,604 units at $1,892,793 compared to 621,573 units at $2,002,392 on the preceding trading day. August closed with an average of 407,186 units at $1,330,946.
ONE on ONE Educational led trading with 2.46 million shares for 15.6 percent of total volume, followed by JFP Limited with 2.30 million units for 14.5 percent of the day’s trade, EduFocal continued with 1.91 million units for 12.1 percent market share and MFS Capital Partners ended with 1.84 million units for 11.6 percent stocks traded.
At the close, the Junior Market Index climbed 34.28 points to settle at 4,191.08.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.8. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows six stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial advanced $1 in closing at $21 after switching ownership of 200 shares, AMG Packaging shed 44 cents to $3.51 as investors exchanged 22,523 units, CAC 2000 lost $1.10 to end at $6.90 in trading 177 stock units. Cargo Handlers fell 15 cents to $14.60 while exchanging 136 stocks, Caribbean Assurance Brokers declined 42 cents to close at $2.30 after a transfer of 110,999 stock units, Derrimon Trading dropped 12 cents to $2.15, with 651,014 shares crossing the market. EduFocal dipped 16 cents to close at $2.25 with an exchange of 1,907,768 stocks, Express Catering rose 15 cents in closing at $5.60 after trading 265,029 units, Fontana dipped 32 cents to end at $9.15, with 66,613 stock units changing hands. Honey Bun climbed 80 cents in ending at $8.80 and exchanging 82,287 shares, Iron Rock Insurance rallied 34 cents to close at $3.10 with investors transferring 77,703 units, KLE Group popped 27 cents to $2.07 with 500 stocks clearing the market. Knutsford Express shed $1.15 to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $6.10 after trading 10,857 stock units, Lasco Financial gained 32 cents in closing at $3.07 after exchanging 68,071 stocks, Limners and Bards dropped 14 cents to end at $2.77 after 7,140 units changed hands. Main Event increased 18 cents to $5.70 with a transfer of 3,565 shares, MFS Capital Partners advanced 45 cents to $3.60 in an exchange of 1,839,829 shares, Paramount Trading declined 14 cents in closing at $1.81, with 11,000 stocks crossing the market and Spur Tree Spices fell 14 cents to $3.60 with the swapping of 311,010 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Most Junior Market stocks rose

Junior Market trading closed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Monday, with the volume of stocks traded rising 10 percent more and the value 21 percent higher than on Friday with 47 securities trading versus 45 on Friday and ending with prices of 20 rising, 14 declining and 13 closing unchanged.
A total of 21,969,586 shares were exchanged for $68,081,567 up from 20,063,473 units at $56,261,266 on Friday.
Trading averaged 467,438 shares at $1,448,544 compared to 445,855 units at $1,250,250 on Friday, with the month to date, averaging 621,573 units at $2,002,392 versus 645,170 units at $2,087,184 on the previous trading day. August closed with an average of 407,186 units at $1,330,946.
ONE on ONE Educational led trading with 6.52 million shares for 29.7 percent of total volume followed by iCreate, 3.23 million units for 14.7 percent of the day’s trade, Jamaican Teas ended with 3.21 million units for 14.6 percent of the day‘s trade, Future Energy Source traded 2.11 million units for 9.6 percent market share, Fosrich closed with 1.90 million units for 8.7 percent of the market and Dolla Financial, with 1.30 million units for 5.9 percent market share.
At the close, the Junior Market Index declined 26.25 points to settle at 4,156.80.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.9. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Access Financial dipped $2 to $20 after exchanging 37,838 shares, Cargo Handler popped 87 cents to $14.75 while exchanging 2,246 stocks, Caribbean Cream rose 67 cents to $4.67 in an exchange of 111 stock units. Consolidated Bakeries increased 25 cents to close at $2.25 with investors trading 57,276 units, Derrimon Trading rallied 7 cents to end at $2.27, with 72,644 units crossing the exchange, Dolla Financial declined 12 cents to $3.34 and closed after 1,296,994 shares changed hands, EduFocal climbed 13 cents to $2.41 in trading 423,199 stock units, Express Catering lost 27 cents after ending at $5.45 in exchanging 234,945 stocks, Fosrich advanced 15 cents in closing at $4.35 in trading 1,903,793 stocks. Indies Pharma gained 9 cents to end at $3.09 after exchanging 130,520 units, Jetcon Corporation rose 7 cents to close at $1.18 with the transfer of 3,067 stock units, KLE Group dropped 27 cents to $1.80, with 6,099 shares changing hands. Lumber Depot shed 10 cents to end at $2.90 with an exchange of 233,464 units, Main Event fell 98 cents to $5.52, with 30,948 stocks crossing the market, Medical Disposables rallied 10 cents in ending at $5.95 after a transfer of 6,021 stock units and MFS Capital Partners declined 40 cents in ending at $3.15 with the swapping of 200,025 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

More decline for Junior Market

For a second consecutive day, the Junior Market Index declined sharply and dropped 46.93 points to 4,183.05 following the 76 points fall on Thursday as trading closed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 21 percent and the value 24 percent lower than on Thursday.
Investors exchanged 45 securities versus 44 on Thursday, 12 rose, 19 declined and 14 closed unchanged.
A total of 20,063,473 shares were exchanged for $56,261,266 compared to 25,483,749 units at $73,838,816 on Thursday. Trading averaged 445,855 shares at $1,250,250 compared to 579,176 shares at $1,678,155 on Thursday with the month to date, averaging 645,170 units at $2,087,184 compared to 679,404 units at $2,230,932 on the previous trading day. August closed with an average of 407,186 units at $1,330,946.
ONE on ONE Educational led trading with 9.46 million shares for 47.2 percent of total volume followed by Dolla Financial with 3.42 million units for 17.1 percent of the day’s trade, Fosrich with 1.96 million units for 9.8 percent market share and MFS Capital Partners with 1.42 million units for 7.1 percent market share.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.9. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with a bid higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial fell $2 to $22 with a transfer of 3,899 shares, CAC 2000 rallied 42 cents to $8, with 177 stock units crossing the market, Caribbean Cream lost 75 cents in closing at $4 after exchanging 3,369 units. Consolidated Bakeries gained 10 cents to end at $2, with 159,209 stocks crossing the market, Derrimon Trading lost 10 cents to close at $2.20 in exchanging 160,635 stocks, Dolla Financial dipped 19 cents in ending at $3.46 after trading 3,421,844 units. EduFocal shed 16 cents to close at $2.28 with an exchange of 267,255 shares, Express Catering advanced 12 cents in closing at $5.72 with the swapping of 53,649 stock units, Fosrich declined 19 cents to end at $4.20 after exchanging 1,963,718 stock units. General Accident rose 40 cents to $5.43 in an exchange of 967 shares, KLE Group rallied 54 cents to close at $2.07 in switching ownership of 12,867 units, Limners and Bards popped 17 cents in closing at $2.90 with investors transferring 46,806 stocks. Mailpac Group dipped 20 cents to end at $2.20 after a transfer of 23,124 shares, Medical Disposables fell 15 cents to $5.85, with 83,914 stock units changing hands and MFS Capital Partners climbed 70 cents ending at $3.55 in trading 1,424,321 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Junior Market in big dip

Calling stocks overwhelmed those rising and pushed the Index of the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange down 75.97 points to 4,229.98 in Thursday’s trading, with the volume of stocks traded declining 51 percent and the value 51 percent lower than on Wednesday as 44 securities trading the same as on Wednesday and ended with eight rising, 24 declining and 12 unchanged.
Investors exchanged 25,483,749 shares for $73,838,816, down from 51,809,949 units at $151,838,965 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 579,176 shares at $1,678,155 compared to 1,177,499 shares at $3,450,886 on Wednesday with the month to date, averaging 679,404 units at $2,230,932 compared to 699,633 units at $2,342,501 on the previous trading day. August closed with an average of 407,186 units at $1,330,946.
ONE on ONE Educational led trading with 11.35 million shares for 44.5 percent of total volume followed by MFS Capital Partners with 3.98 million units for 15.6 percent of the day’s trade, Dolla Financial with 3.43 million units for 13.4 percent market share, Fosrich with 2.17 million units for 8.5 percent market share and Future Energy Source with 1.66 million units for 6.5 percent of the day’s trade.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 13. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial shed $1.30 to $24 in trading 2,413 shares, Blue Power rallied 25 cents in closing at $3.75 after exchanging 13 stocks, Caribbean Cream lost 5 cents to end at $4.75 with the trading of six stock units. Consolidated Bakeries declined 30 cents ending at $1.90 after exchanging 27,199 units, Dolla Financial dropped 14 cents to close at $3.65 after a transfer of 3,425,801 stocks, EduFocal climbed 9 cents in closing at $2.44 in trading at 119,888 shares. Express Catering dipped 14 cents to close at $5.60 in switching ownership of 18,454 stock units, Fosrich fell 11 cents to $4.39, with 2,172,374 units clearing the market, Future Energy Source lost 5 cents to end at $4.85, with an exchange of 1,658,103 shares. GWest Corporation increased 7 cents in ending at $1.02 with investors transferring 71,099 stock units, KLE Group dropped 54 cents to end at $1.53 in trading 2,037 units, Lasco Distributors rose 12 cents to $2.95 in exchanging 41,362 stocks. Lasco Financial shed 5 cents to $2.75 with the swapping of 20,760 shares, Limners and Bards declined 10 cents to close at $2.73 with a transfer of 275,869 stocks, Medical Disposables gained 10 cents to end at $6 in an exchange of 7,227 units. MFS Capital Partners dipped 90 cents to $2.85 while exchanging 3,975,446 stock units and ONE on ONE Educational fell 10 cents to end at $1.90, with 11,346,788 stocks changing hands.
In the preference segmentCAC 2000 9.5% preference share advanced 9 cents to $1.18 with 2,429 shares crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

OneonOne dominates trading on Wednesday

ONE on ONE Educational led trading with 35 million shares leading to the price falling 40 cents at the close of the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks traded rising 14 percent and the value 22 percent more than on Tuesday with 44 securities trading similar to Tuesday and ended with 15 rising, 22 declining and seven unchanged.
Investors  exchanged 51,809,949 shares for $151,838,965 up from 45,397,558 units at $124,937,848 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 1,177,499 shares at $3,450,886 compared to 1,031,763 shares a  $2,839,497 on Tuesday with month to date, averaging 699,633 units at $2,342,501 compared to 578,794 units at $2,062,220 on Tuesday the previous trading day. August closed with an average of 407,186 units at $1,330,946.
ONE on ONE led trading with 35.47 million shares for 68.5 percent of total volume followed by Fosrich with 7.91 million units for 15.3 percent of the day’s trade, Dolla Financial with 2.39 million units for 4.6 percent market share and Future Energy Source with 1.34 million units for 2.6 percent of the day’s trade.
At the close, the Junior Market Index eked out a gain of 2.25 points to close at 4,305.95. The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 13.1. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows none ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and two with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial advanced $4.30 to $25.30 trading 150,905 shares, Blue Power climbed 38 cents to $3.50 after a transfer of 88,211 units, CAC 2000 gained 69 cents to close at $7.58 after an exchange of 529 stock units. Cargo Handlers popped $1.38 to $13.88 as investors exchanged 51 stocks, Caribbean Cream rose 40 cents in closing at $4.80, after 59,215 stock units crossed the market, Dolla Financial rallied 24 cents to end at a record high of $3.79 in trading 2,393,247 shares. Dolphin Cove rallied 20 cents to $15.20with 129,736 units changing hands, Elite Diagnostic fell 13 cents in closing at $3.30 in an exchange of 120,277 stocks, Fontana popped 30 cents to close at $9.50 after exchanging 89,030 stocks. Fosrich fell 27 cents to $4.50 while exchanging 7,906,282 shares, Future Energy Source shed 10 cents to close at $4.90, with 1,337,506 stock units crossing the exchange, iCreate dropped 15 cents to $4 with an exchange of 919,995 units. Lasco Distributors dipped 24 cents to $2.83 with investors transferring 48,286 shares, Main Event declined 39 cents to end at $6.50 after trading 17,298 stock units, Medical Disposables dropped 10 cents in closing at $5.90 in exchanging 15,000 stocks. MFS Capital Partners declined 25 cents in closing at $3.75 with the swapping of 159,453 units, ONE on ONE Educational dropped 40 cents to close at $2, with 35,471,495 stock units clearing the market, Spur Tree Spices lost 15 cents to end at $3.75 with a transfer of 175,602 units. Stationery and Office Supplies fell 95 cents to $16.05, with 98,493 shares crossing the market and Tropical Battery rallied 11 cents to $2.60 in switching ownership of 615,659 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

OneonOne the dominant stock

Trading jumped sharply at the close of the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Tuesday, with the volume of stocks traded rising 117 percent and the value climbing 58 percent over Monday, with OneonOne Educational cornering 33 million shares after 44 securities were active versus 43 on Monday, resulting in prices of 19 rising, 14 declining and 11 closing unchanged.

Ricardo Allen CEO of One to One

A total of 45,397,558 shares were exchanged for $124,937,848 up from 20,936,329 units at $79,292,490 on Monday. Trading averaged 1,031,763 shares at $2,839,497 compared to 486,891 shares at $1,844,011 on Monday with the month to date, averaging 578,794 units at $2,062,220 compared to 425,481 units at $1,799,142 on the previous trading day. August closed with an average of 407,186 units at $1,330,946.
ONE on ONE  led trading with 33.15 million shares for 73 percent of total volume, followed by Dolla Financial with 4.37 million units for 9.6 percent of the day’s trade. Fosrich ended with 3.02 million units for 6.6 percent market share and MFS Capital Partners traded 1.24 million units for 2.7 percent of the day’s trade.
At the close, the Junior Market Index rallied 4.95 points to settle at 4,303.70 after OneonOne traded at a record closing high of $2.40 and Lasco Distributors traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ low of $2.81.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 13.3. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Access Financial dropped $4 to end at $21 after exchanging 747 shares, but coded with the bid at $22, AMG Packaging rose 35 cents in closing at $4 while exchanging 3,001 units, CAC 2000 added 89 cents to close at $6.89, with 6,008 stocks crossing the market. Caribbean Flavours increased 12 cents to $1.92 with the swapping of 246,201 stock units, Consolidated Bakeries advanced 15 cents in ending at $2.25 after exchanging 54,890 stock units, Dolla Financial gained 10 cents after ending at $3.55 in exchanging 4,369,384 units. Dolphin Cove dipped 18 cents in closing at $15 in trading 76,666 stocks, Elite Diagnostic popped 10 cents to $3.43 after a transfer of 956 shares, Everything Fresh rallied 22 cents to close at $1.95, with 229,950 stocks crossing the market. Express Catering climbed 14 cents to $5.74 with investors transferring 2,182 units, Jamaican Teas gained 14 cents to close at $2.65 with 41,044 shares changing hands, Limners and Bards lost 16 cents to end at $2.82 after trading 919 stock units. Lumber Depot climbed 25 cents to $3.09 in switching ownership of 129,075 shares, Main Event fell 76 cents in closing at $6.89, with 12,850 stock units clearing the market, MFS Capital Partners popped 25 cents to $4, with 1,241,816 stocks changing hands and Stationery and Office Supplies declined 93 cents to close at $17 with a transfer of 5,995 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.