Gains for Junior Market

The Junior Market index recovered just 31.86 points of the 55.78 on Wednesday and the 66.99 points on Monday and closed on Thursday at 3,373.16 points as advancing stocks outpaced declining ones 3 to 1.
Market activity resulted in 25 securities changing hands with gains in just 13, while the prices of 4 declined and prices of 8 remained unchanged.
Junior Market activity, left the market’s average PE at 14.4. Trading ended with an exchange of 4,526,825 units in exchange for $11,980,216, compared to 8,280,200 units for $16,484,044 on Wednesday, from 30 securities trading on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 181,073 units for an average of $479,209 in contrast to 276,007 units for an average of $549,468 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 254,401 shares at $485,144 compared to an average of 263,515 shares at $596,709 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator with five stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging gained 8 cents in trading of 9,207 units at $2, Blue Power exchanged 1,500 shares, after rising 10 cents to end at $6.03. Caribbean Cream fell 11 cents in trading 3,827 units at $4.29, Consolidated Bakeries climbed 37 cents to settle at $1.97 after trading 7,810 stock units, Elite Diagnostic traded 20,750 shares to close at $5.20 after falling 30 cents, Express Catering rose 7 cents in exchanging 103,107 shares to close at $6.32. FosRich rose 3 cents to settle at $4.28 in trading 12,878 stock units, General Accident fell 10 cents while exchanging 9,600 shares at $7.40, Indies Pharma gained 23 cents trading of 72,656 units at $3.24, Iron rock Insurance closed at $3.80 after falling 20 cents with 13,000 shares trading. Jamaican Teas recovered the 7 cents lost on Wednesday with 6,306 units changing hands at $6.06, Jetcon Corporation exchanged 30,000 shares to close at $1.80 after falling 13 cents, Knutsford Express jumped $1.20 with just 100 shares crossing the exchange at $11.20, Limners and Bards rose 4 cents in trading 27,920 units at $2.85. MailPac rose 16 cents to end at $1.94 with 3,706,223 shares changing hands, Main Event gained 38 cents to settle at $6.45 while exchanging 74,342 units, Paramount Trading rose 45 cents with an exchange of 20,000 shares to close at $2 and tTech recovered 61 cents to close at $6.01 after an exchange of 55,296 shares.

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

Junior Market ekes out minor gain

The Junior Market index inched 1.16 points higher to close at 3,397.08 on Tuesday after dropping sharply by 66.99 points on Monday, with declining stocks exceeding rising ones.
Market activity, resulted in 33 securities changing hands with gains in 9 securities, declines in 16 while the prices of 8 remained unchanged, but CAC 2000 Preference share, closing at a 52 weeks’ low.
Junior Market activity, left the markets average PE at 14.5. Trading ended with an exchange of 11,556,651 shares for $25,163,399 compared to 13,720,939 units for$30,393,491 from 28 securities trading on Monday.
Trading ended with an average of 350,202 units for $762,527 for each stock traded, in contrast to 490,034 units for $1,085,482 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 261,632 shares at $603,830 compared to an average of 244,025 shares at $572,282 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investors Choice bid-offer indicator with five stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial surged $5 to end at $35 with 20,000 stock units crossing the exchange, AMG Packaging fell 15 cents in trading of 176,455 units at $1.90, Blue Power ended with a transfer of 6,309 shares, after rising 12 cents to end at $5.97. Cargo Handlers fell 50 cents in trading of 9,357 units at $9.50, Consolidated Bakeries declined by 22 cents to settle at $1.63 after trading 341,522. Dolphin Cove exchanged 6,500 shares to close at $10.90 after falling 20 cents,
In the preference segment, CAC 2000 ended with a loss of 1 cent at a 52 weeks’ low of 90 cents with 50,000 stock units changing hands. Elite Diagnostic traded 5,187 shares to close at $5.59 after falling 16 cents, Everything Fresh inched 1 cent higher in trading 10,000 shares at $1.10, Fosrich lost 7 cents in exchanging 7,532 shares to close at $4.25. Fontana rose 60 cents to $7.80, with 78,705 stock units crossing the exchange, General Accident closed trading of 3,309 units and gained 35 cents to end at $7.50, GWest Corporation lost 6 cents to settle at 99 cents while exchanging 20,000 units, Honey Bun fell 15 cents in an exchange of 12,554 shares to close at $7.90. iCreate traded 29,300 units and gained 2 cents to end at 62 cents, Indies Pharma declined 3 cents in trading of 18,976 units at $3.02, Jetcon Corporation ended market activity exchanging 59,702 shares to close at $1.80 after falling 13 cents. Knutsford Express climbed 50 cents and traded 8,800 shares at $11.50, Lasco Distributors declined 26 cents in trading of 52,105 units at $3.30, Lasco Financial exchanged 1,000 units and put on 20 cents to end at $4.60, Limners and Bards dipped 2 cents in trading of 31,662 units at $2.83. MailPac pulled back 3 cents to end at $1.95 with 10,264,726 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables declined by 40 cents to settle at $7.10 with an exchange of 156,000 units, SSL Venture exchanged 25,000 shares to close at $1.20 after falling 20 cents and tTech ended trading of a mere 77 shares, after rising 5 cents to $5.40.
In the preference segment, CAC 2000 ended with a loss of 1 cent at a 52 weeks’ low of 90 cents with 50,000 stock units changing hands.

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

MailPac drops out of IC TOP 10

Newly listed MailPac Group more than doubled in price, trading as high as $2.60 but closed the week at $2.22 at the end the past week and dropped out of the TOP Junior Market listing.
IC Insider.com has upgraded the average targeted PE to March 2020 based on the valuation of more than 22 times earnings, that the market has placed on several stocks currently.
 Honey Bun also jumped ship after posting strong growth with full-year results showing profit rising 67 percent to hit $157 million from a 17 percent rise in revenues to $1.54 billion. The stock closed at $8, up from $7 last week, but traded at a record high of $9.20 on Friday. Honey Bun entered the TOP 10 in the first week in October at $6.15 and left with a gain of 30 percent, but it still has more gains ahead of it. tTech price fell to $5.35 and re-entered the TOP 10 along with Caribbean Flavours, with its price dropping from $17.90 last week to close at $15.64 to return to the TOP 10.  PanJam Investment moved into the JSE Main Market Top 10 at the expense of Stanley Motta.
The past week was generally good for stocks as the JSE Main Market rose 4,691 points and the Junior Market climbed 89 points. The Junior Market movement was partially helped by the steep rise in the price of MailPac, from the IPO price of $1. Importantly, the Junior Market has made a sharp break out of a downward sloping channel that started after the market peaked in Mid-August. It now seems to be heading higher, with a healthy break out of the channel.
IC Insider.com has upgraded the target PE ratios to 25 with several stocks trading at that around 22 currently. The average projected gains for the IC TOP 10 stocks are 187 percent for Junior Market stocks and 145 percent for JSE Main market Top 10 shares.
Medical Disposables lead the top three Junior Market stocks with projected gains of 246 percent, followed by Main Event with potential profits of 189 percent and Jamaican Teas with 189 percent.
Berger Paints is the new lead stock with projected gains of 126 percent, followed by Carreras in the number two spot with projected growth of 122 percent and Radio Jamaica with likely increases of 111 percent is next.
The JSE Main Market closed the week, with an overall PE of 21.5 and the Junior Market at 14.6, an improvement over the previous week’s 14.2, based on current year’s earnings. The PE ratio for Junior Market Top 10 stocks averages 8.9 from 8.7 last week with the Main Market PE at 10.5.
The TOP 10 stocks now trade at a discount of 39 percent to the average for Junior Market stocks and JSE Main Market stocks trade at a discount of 51 percent to the overall market.
IC TOP 10 stocks are likely to deliver the best returns to March next year. Projected earnings, along with the PE ratio for each company’s current fiscal year, are used in determining potential gains with the likely gains ranked in descending order with highest-ranked being the most attractive. Possible values will change as stock prices fluctuate and will result in movements of the selection in and out of the lists for most weeks. Earnings per share are revised on an ongoing basis as new information is received that can result in changes in and out of the list.

This report is compiled by persons who may have an interest in the securities commented on.

Sharp drop for Junior Market

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MailPac drops 24 cents to close at $1.98 on Monday.

The Junior Market suffered a significant fall on Monday with the market index dropping 66.99 points to close at 3,395.92 points resulting from gains in 11 securities declines in 10 while the prices of 6 remained unchanged.
Junior Market activity, left the market’s average PE at 14.6. Trading ended with 28 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 13,720,939 shares for $30,393,491 compared to 18,043,694 units for $43,397,194 from 28 securities trading on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 490,034 units for $1,085,482 for each stock traded, in contrast to 644,418 units for $1,549,900 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 244,025 shares at $572,282 compared to an average of 194,110 shares at $468,155 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator with seven stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial traded 5,394 units to finish with a fall of $5.29 at $35.29, AMG Packaging dipped 2 cents in trading 20,760 shares at $2.05, Caribbean Cream gained 15 cents to close at $4.40 with 2.900 stock units crossing the exchange. Derrimon Trading lost 13 cents after a transfer of 115,500 shares at $2.50, Dolphin Cove lost 1 cent after exchanging just 236 stocks at $11.10, Elite Diagnostic rose 25 cents to end at $5.75 with the trading a mere 365 units. Express Catering jumped 80 cents to close at $6.30 with an exchange of 34,922 shares, Fontana suffered a sharp 61 cents fall to close at $7.20 in exchanging 66,950 stock units, FosRich traded 12,514 shares and rose 25 cents to end at $5.75. General Accident fell 35 cents to $7.15 while transferring 6,500 shares, Honey Bun closed with a rise of 5 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $8.05, with 28,055 stock units crossing the exchange, iCreate traded 73,341 shares but rose 2 cents to end at 60 cents. Indies Pharma traded 11,122 shares and lost 15 cents in closing at $3.05, Jamaican Teas fell 9 cents in exchanging 21,220 shares to end at $6.06, Jetcon Corporation traded just 581 shares and gained 13 cents to close at $1.93. Lasco Distributors closed with just 100 units changing hands after rising 6 cents to end at $3.56, Lasco Financial lost 2 cents with the trading of 27,926 shares at $4.40, Limners and Bards rose 8 cents with 26,272 shares changing hands at $2.85. Recently listed, MailPac, traded 12,827,913 shares with the price pulling back 24 cents to end at $1.98, Medical Disposables exchanged 13,090 shares after gaining 40 cents to close at $7.50 and Paramount Trading closed at $2 after slipping 5 cents with an exchange of 21,000 shares.

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

Sharp jump for Junior Market

Junior Market makes big breakthrough resistance and seems to be heading higher.

At the close of the Junior Market on Thursday, the market index surged 100.47 points to close at 3,477.34, resulting from gains in 12 securities and eight declines while the prices of 9 remained unchanged, leaving the market’s average PE at 14.3.
Junior Market activity, ended with 29 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 5,740,254 units for $7,603,716 compared to 1,154,175 units for $4,201,370 from 30 securities trading on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 197,940 units for an average of $262,197 in contrast to 38,473 units for an average of $140,046 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 79,486 shares at $192,801 compared to an average of 37,077 shares at $167,956 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security trading.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator with three stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial traded 9,000 units to finish with a gain of $3.67 at $33.77, AMG Packaging lost 1 cent with 13,000 shares changing hands at $2.05, Blue Power rose 9 cents to end at $7 with 3,838 units crossing the market, Caribbean Cream lost 15 cents in ending at $4.25, by swapping 22,651 shares. Caribbean Flavours, traded 100 shares, but lost 64 cents in closing at $15, Caribbean Producers added just 1 cent to close at $4.80 with an exchange of 12,000 shares, Consolidated Bakeries lost 35 cents in closing at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.45 with 839,5000 shares crossing the exchange. Elite Diagnostic gained 20 cents after a transfer of 8,590 shares at $5.50. Everything Fresh dipped 19 cents after exchanging 90,368 shares at $1.03, Fontana gained 5 cents and closed trading of 93,258 units, to end at $7.85. FosRich jumped $1.89 to end at $5.50 while exchanging 8,590 shares, Honey Bun closed with a rise of 39 cents at $7.99, with 37,205 stock units crossing the exchange, iCreate traded 725,100 shares but fell 5 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ low of 55 cents. Indies Pharma traded 2,814 shares and rose 15 cents and close at $3.20, Jamaican Teas traded 3,077 shares after declining by 5 cents to end at $6.15, Knutsford Express climbed 90 cents in exchanging 1,330 shares at $11. Lasco Distributors closed trading of 7,700 units and lost 16 cents to end at $3.54, Lasco Financial gained just 1 cent to close at $4.42 with 17,200 shares changing hands, Limners and Bards lost 2 cents with 32,050 shares changing hands at $2.80. Recently listed, MailPac traded 3,596,138 shares with the price jumped 85 cents to close at a new high of $2.17. The stock has more than doubled the IPO price of $1; it went to the market in November. Medical Disposables traded 2,536 shares after rising 51 cents to close at $8, SSL Venture Capital, to be renamed Boost Venture traded 70,850 shares but fell 35 cents close at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.15 and Stationery and Office Supplies rose 50 cents in trading 96 units at $11.50.

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

Junior Market slips

Junior Market activities ended on Wednesday with 30 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 1,154,175 units for $4,201,370 compared to 1,065,830 units valued at $4,608,133 from 25 securities trading on Tuesday.
At the close, the Junior Market Index slipped 1.18 points to close at 3,376.87, resulting from gains in 6 securities and declines in 13 while the prices of 11 remained unchanged, leaving the market’s average PE to 13.9.
Trading ended with an average of 38,473 units for an average of $140,046 in contrast to 42,633 units for an average of $184,325 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 37,077 shares at $167,956 compared to an average of 36,256 units at $184,373 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security exchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator with 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial traded just 150 units to finish with a gain of 10 cents at $30.10, Blue Power lost 4 cents to end at $6.91 with 12,804 units crossing the market, Cargo Handlers closed with a rise of 55 cents at $10, in swapping of 7,893 shares. Caribbean Producers added just 1 cent to close at $4.81 with an exchange of 1,162 shares, Elite Diagnostic shed 15 cents after 57,675 shares changed hands at $5.30, Express Catering gained 17 cents after exchanging 51,680 shares at $6.32, Fontana closed trading of 93,858 units, but lost 2 cents to end at $7.80. FosRich dropped $1.24 to end at $3.61 while exchanging 25,042 shares, General Accident lost 19 cents in trading 2,000 stock units at $7.50, Honey Bun closed with a loss of 10 cents at $7.60, with 23,290 stock units crossing the exchange, Indies Pharma traded 78,735 shares and fell 5 cents and close at $3.05. Investors transferred 30,200 shares of Jetcon Corporation after falling 15 cents to end at $1.80, Knutsford Express lost 90 cents in trading 1,500 stock units at $10.10,Lasco Distributors closed trading with 88,435 units and gained 20 cents to end at $3.70. Limners and Bardslost 7 cents with 36,899 shares changing hands at $2.82, newly listed MailPac traded 49,373 shares and rose 32 cents to close at a new high of $1.32.Main Eventlost 20 cents to close at $6 after 36,234 shares crossed the exchange, Stationery and Office Supplies lost 55 cents in trading 36,550 units at $11 and tTechfell 50 cents in transferring 50 stock units at $5.50.

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

Junior Market index drops

Junior Market activity ended on Tuesday with 25 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 1,065,830 units valued at $4,608,133 compared to 783,241 units at $4,794,911 from 26 securities trading on Monday.
At the close, the Junior Market Index declined 33.54 points to close at 3,378.05, resulting from gains in 9 securities and declines in 10 while the prices of 7 remained unchanged and moving the market’s average PE to 12.6.
Trading ended with an average of 42,633 units for an average of $184,325 in contrast to 30,125 units for an average of $184,420 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 36,256 shares at $184,373 for each security traded. In contrast, November closed with an average of 120,579 shares at $506,880 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator with 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging traded 5,443 units to finish with a loss of 1 cent at $2.06, Blue Power rose 5 cents to end at $6.95 with 17,769 units crossing the market. Dolphin Cove closed with a rise of just 1 cent at $11.11, in swapping of 589 shares. Elite Diagnostic added 5 cents and exchanged 1,090 shares at $5.45, Everything Fresh traded 6,000 units and rose 12 cents to close at $$1.22, Express Catering gained 15 cents after exchanging 10,629 shares at $6.15. Fontana closed trading of 205,925 units and rose 32 cents to end at $7.82, FosRich lost 5 cents and ended with 10,340 shares trading, to end at $4.85. Honey Bun closed 20 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $7.70, with 116,987 stock units crossing the exchange, Indies Pharma traded 13,170 shares and fell 25 cents and close at $3.10. Jetcon Corporation transferred just 15 shares after rising 15 cents to end at $1.95, Lasco Distributors closed trading of 17,427 units and shed 40 cents to end at $3.50. Lasco Manufacturing exchanged 97,354 shares, after declining 22 cents to end at $5, Limners and Bards lost 6 cents and traded 88,879 shares at $2.89. Main Event exchanged 758 shares after rising 20 cents to close at $6.20, Paramount Trading rose 16 cents in transferring 3,000 stock units at $2.14 and Stationery and Office Supplies climbed 55 cents in trading of 8,250 units at $11.55.

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

Continued stability for IC TOP 10

With the closing of the two initial public offers of MailPac Group and Lumber Depot last week, things started to return to more normally in the market this past week with the two main markets recording net gains for the week.
At the close of a week when the JSE Main Market put on125 points and the Junior Market rose 46 points there was minimal change to the IC TOP 10 list this week with just one change as Fontana returns to the top flight after a brief absence, replacing Caribbean Flavours with the price jumping to $17.90 on Friday. One important development at the end of the week was the release of full-year results, for Honey Bun, with profit rising 67 percent to hit $157 million from a 17 percent rise in revenues to $1.54 billion. Importantly, the company is on the way to earn 70 cents per share for 2020.
The average gains for the IC TOP 10 stocks are 136 percent for Junior Market stocks and 96 percent for JSE Main market Top 10 stocks.
The top three Junior Market stocks, is now led by Main Event with projected gains of 183 percent, followed by MailPac Group with 180 percent and Medical Disposables with potential gains of 167 percent.
Radio Jamaica remains the lead stock with projected gains of 186 percent, followed by Pulse Investments in the number two spot with projected growth of 138 and Berger Paints with likely gains of 120 percent and percent is next.
The JSE Main Market closed the week with the overall PE of 19 up from 18.8 and the Junior Market at 14.2, an improvement over the previous week’s 13.8, based on current year’s earnings. The PE ratio for Junior Market Top 10 stocks averages 18.7 from 7.8 last week with the Main Market PE at 10.6 up from 10.4.
The TOP 10 stocks now trade at a discount of 39 percent to the average for Junior Market stocks and main market stocks trade at a discount of 44 percent to the overall market.
IC TOP 10 stocks are likely to deliver the best returns to March next year. Projected earnings, along with the PE ratio for each company’s current fiscal year, are used in determining potential gains with the likely gains ranked in descending order with highest-ranked being the most attractive. Potential values will change as stock prices fluctuate and will result in movements of the selection in and out of the lists for most weeks. Earnings per share are revised on an ongoing basis as new information is received that can result in changes in and out of the list.

This report is compiled by persons who may have an interest in the securities commented on.

Junior Market activities rise

Junior Market activities ended on Friday with 29 securities changing hands, from 32 on Thursday, resulting in an exchange of 2,703,365 shares costing $18,646,706, compared to 9,668,717 units for $14,175,803 on Thursday.
At the close, the market index rose 18.14 points to 3,374.07, resulting from gains in 15 securities and declines in 7 while the prices of 7 remained unchanged and moving the market’s average PE to 14.8.
Trading ended with an average of 93,219 units for $642,990 for each stock traded, in contrast to 302,147 units, for an average of $442,994 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 120,579 shares at $506,880 and previously 121,954 shares at $524,208, for each security traded. In contrast, October closed with an average of 186,927 units valued at $788,734 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator with 10 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial lost 32 cents trading 43,201 units to finish at $36.68, CAC 2000 climbed $3 to settle at $13 with 100 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream closed 33 cents higher at $4.40, with 1,000 stock units trading. Caribbean Flavours jumped $4.90 to end at $17.90 with 29,194 units crossing the market, Derrimon Trading gained just 1 cent to end at $2.65 with 64,246 stock units changing hands, Dolphin Cove closed with a loss of 10 cents at $11.10, in swapping of 9,300 shares. Elite Diagnostic climbed 2 cents and exchanged 4,500 shares at $5.32, Everything Fresh shed 15 cents in trading of 4,600 units at $1.10, Express Catering climbed 18 cents and exchanged 28,419 shares at $6.38. Fosrich closed 20 cents higher at $4.90, with 35,045 stock units trading, Fontana closed trading of 1,809,050 units and gained 60 cents to end at $7.80, General Accident lost 6 cents to end at $7.69, while trading 7,362 shares, GWest Corporation ended with 50,406 shares trading, after rising 3 cents to end at $1. Honey Bun closed 50 cents higher at $7, with 19,297 stock units crossing the exchange, Knutsford Express traded 57,500 units and gained 82 cents to end at $11. KLE Group fell 30 cents in trading of 25,000 units at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.40, Lasco Distributors closed trading of 161,966 units and gained 20 cents to end at $3.50. Lasco Financial closed trading of 49,351 units and gained 11 cents to end at $4.50, Lasco Manufacturing exchanged 18,705 shares, after rising 3 cents to end at $5.05, Limners and Bards climbed 18 cents and traded 29,455 shares at $3, Paramount Trading shed 4 cents in a transfer of 21,750 units at $1.96 and Stationery and Office Supplies fell 45 cents in trading of 4,921 units at $11.05.

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

Junior Market activities surge

Investors pushed Junior Market activities higher on Thursday with 32 securities changing hands up from 30 on Wednesday, resulting in an exchange of 9,668,717 units for $14,175,803, compared to 977,621 units at $4,392,917 on Wednesday.
At the close, the market index jumped 38.52 points to close at 3,355.93, resulting from 10 securities rising and 7 declining while the prices of 15 remained unchanged and the market’s average PE standing at 14.6.
Trading ended with an average of 302,147 units for an average of $442,994 in contrast to 32,587 units for an average of $146,431 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 121,954 shares at $524,208 and previously 111,374 shares at $528,977, for each security traded. In contrast, October closed with an average of 186,927 units valued at $788,734 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator with 9 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial climbed $8 to settle at $37 with 68,059 shares changing hands, Blue Power lost 5 cents at $6.90, in swapping 6,743 units, Caribbean Flavours added 5 cents after exchanging 4,702 stock units at $13. Dolphin Cove gained $1.90 to end at $11.20 in trading 3,196 shares, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2.64 with 7,405 stock units changing hands, Express Catering fell 20 cents trading 650 units at $6.20, Everything Fresh ended with 8,910,186 shares crossing the exchange, after rising 21 cents to $1.25. Express Catering fell 20 cents trading 650 units at $6.20, Fosrich lost 10 cents in trading 27,056 shares to close at $4.70, General Accident gained 55 cents to end at $7.75, in exchanging 10,000 shares, GWest Corporation closed with 100,000 units crossing the exchange and gained 7 cents to end at 97 cents. Indies Pharma ended market activity exchanging 137,922 shares to close at $3.10 after falling 26 cents, Jamaican Teas gained 10 cents with 24,400 shares crossing the market at $6.20, Lasco Distributors dipped 20 cents in an exchange of 14,190 units at $3.30, Lasco Financial closed 9 cents higher at $4.39, with 4,075 stock units changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing lost 8 cents trading 4,555 shares to close at $5.02, Stationery and Office Supplies rose 31 cents in an exchange of 40,958 shares at $11.50 and tTech traded 3,626 shares, after rising 50 cents to end at $6.01.

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