Just one new stock for IC TOP 10

Stocks mostly closed higher on the Jamaica Stock Exchange during the past week but Lasco Financial was the sole stock falling from the TOP 10 listings and letting Jamaican Teas back in.
Rising stock prices in the last week help in reducing the projected gains for some of the leading stocks compared to position at the end of the prior week. The three leading Junior Market stocks for the coming week are, Iron Rock with projected gains of 242 percent, followed by Caribbean Producers 233 percent and tTech with possible gains of 202 percent.
Radio Jamaica with potential gains of 161  percent leads main market stocks, followed by Sterling Investments with 156 percent and Victoria Mutual Investments in third spot with the potential to gain 144 percent by March next year.
The main market, closed the week with the overall PE rising to 15.2 but the Junior Market remains at 11.1. The PE ratio for Junior Market Top 10 stocks averages 7.2 and the main market PE 9.1. These levels, point to a big upside for TOP 10 stocks over the next 12 months and Junior Market stocks in particular.
The TOP 10 stocks now trade at an average discount of 35 percent to the average for the Junior Market Top stocks and main market stocks trade at a discount of 40 percent to the overall market.
TOP 10 stocks are likely to deliver the best returns within a 12 months period. Projected earnings, for each company’s current fiscal year, are used in determining, the selected stocks. The PE for and projected earnings for each stock are computed to show potential gains for the year, which are ranked in descending order. 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 interest in the securities commented on.

Junior Market trading jumps – Friday

Junior Market stock trading.

Trading levels climbed on Friday with the volume rising 209 percent above Thursday’s level and the valued traded rising 127 percent.
Market activities ended with 3,154,186 units valued at $11,105,777 changing hands, compared to 1,021,456 units valued at $4,902,792 previously.
Trading ended with an average of 105,140 units for an average of $370,193 in contrast to 37,832 units for an average of $181,585 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 195,406 shares carrying a value of $822,944 compared to 206,109 shares carrying a value of $876,630 previously. In contrast, May closed with an average of 81,626 units for an average of $311,248 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, 30 securities changed hands, compared to 27 on Thursday, resulting in prices of 10 advancing, 9 declining and 11 remaining unchanged. The market index declined 3.86 points to close at 3,128.34.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging exchanged 1,055,500 stock units and ended at $2, Cargo Handlers closed with a loss of 27 cents at $9.25, while 18,291 shares crossed the exchange, Caribbean Cream ended trading of 700 shares and rose 23 cents to $5.50, Caribbean Flavours traded 1,000 stock units at $14.30. Caribbean Producers fell 5 cents to close at $4.80, with 27,052 units changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.80, trading 6,100 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading with 400 shares and lost 29 cents to close at $11.71, Everything Fresh settled 3 cents higher at $1.61, with 72,000 units trading. Elite Diagnostic ended trading of 31,141 shares and rose 9 cents to $3.85, Express Catering traded 43,433 shares at $7, FosRich Group declined 15 cents to close at $4.80, with an exchange of 53,704 shares, Fontana closed 10 cents higher at $4.35, trading 461,059 stock units. General Accident ended at $4.15, with 686,600 units changing hands, Honey Bun finished at $6, with an exchange of 50,599 shares, iCreate settled at 78 cents, with 15,000 shares trading, Indies Pharma ended trading of 88,150 stock units and gained 15 cents to close at $3.40. Iron Rock traded with 48,700 units and inched 1 cent higher to $3.51, ISP Finance exchanged 1,334 shares at $15, Jamaican Teas closed with a loss of 10 cents at $4.30, with an exchange of 61,774 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended with a loss of 4 cents at $2.05, with 28,133 shares changing hands. Knutsford Express settled at $12.50, in trading 1,000 shares, Lasco Distributors ended trading of 50,158 shares, with a loss of 4 cents at $3.65, Lasco Financial closed with a gain of 1 cent at $5.21, with an exchange of 258,493 shares, Lasco Manufacturing finished trading of 40,805 stock units with a loss of 4 cents at $4.02. Main Event closed with a loss of 9 cents at $5.31, while trading 21,058 units, Medical Disposables ended 30 cents higher at $7.80, with 6,490 shares changing hands, Paramount Trading concluded trading of 20,100 shares, at $2. SSL Venture Capital exchanged 200 shares and ended 15 cents higher, to close at $1.65, Stationery and Office settled 10 cents higher at $9.50, with 756 stock units trading and tTech traded 4,456 shares at $5.30.

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

Junior Market inched higher – Wednesday

Trading levels declined on Wednesday compared to Tuesday, ending with 2,945,014 units valued at $13,949,439 changing hands, compared to 6,856,068 units valued $29,636,228 changing hands previously.
Trading ended with an average of 101,552 units for an average of $481,015 in contrast to 228,536 units for an average of $987,874 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 226,213 shares carrying a value of $959,667 compared to 244,564 shares carrying a value of $1,030,128 previously. In contrast, May closed with an average of 81,626 units for an average of $311,248 for each security traded.
At the close of market activities, 29 securities changed hands, compared to 30 on Tuesday, resulting in prices of 4 advancing, 15 declining and 10 remaining unchanged. The market index rose a mere 3.05 points to close at 3,130.94.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 2 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.99, with 13,997 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading of 32,500 units, and rose 7 cents to $4.50, Cargo Handlers settled at $9.50, with 1,000 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading of 1,926 shares at $5.27. Caribbean Producers finished trading 523,000 units at $4.80, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 20 cents at $1.80, with an exchange of 20,000 shares, Derrimon Trading fell 2 cents to $2.77, with an exchange of 256,383 shares, Everything Fresh settled at $1.59, trading 6,000 units. Elite Diagnostic ended trading of 16,365 shares, with a loss of 39 cents at $3.85, Express Catering added 9 cents to close at $6.99, with an exchange of 6,000 shares, FosRich Group finished trading 18,189 shares, with a loss of 3 cents at $4.95, Fontana closed with a loss of 9 cents at $4.11, with 120,087 stock units changing hands. General Accident ended 3 cents higher at $4.15, after exchanging 49,000 units, Honey Bun finished with a loss of 2 cents at $5.93, with an exchange of 333,703 shares, iCreate settled at 77 cents, with 15,385 shares trading, Indies Pharma ended trading of 302,963 stock units 11 cents higher to $3.26. Iron Rock traded 21,150 units, with a loss of 15 cents at $3.50, ISP Finance dropped $4.50 to close at $15, in trading 4,300 shares, Jamaican Teas closed at $4.40, with 80,560 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2.09, trading 15,623 shares. Key Insurance closed with a loss of 15 cents at $3, after exchanging 10,563 stock units, Knutsford Express settled at $12.50, with 3,032 shares crossing the exchange, Lasco Distributors ended trading 395,342 shares at $3.50, Lasco Financial closed with a loss of 15 cents at $5, with 180,422 shares changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing traded 210,979 stock units with a loss of 10 cents at $4, Medical Disposables lost 30 cents to end at $7.50, with an exchange of 4,950 shares, SSL Venture Capital ended at $1.65, with 200 shares trading, Stationery and Office settled at $9.20, with 300,150 stock units changing hands and tTech traded 1,245 shares with a loss of 40 cents at $5.30.

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

Junior Market inched higher – Tuesday

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Elite Diagnostics closed at a new high of $4.24 on the Junior Market on Tuesday.

The Junior Market inched higher in trading on Tuesday following Monday’s slight fall but IC bid-offer Indicator reflect negative readings.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 2 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of market activities, 30 securities changed hands, compared to 26 on Monday, resulting in prices of 8 advancing, 12 declining and 10 remaining unchanged. The market index rose 0.74 points to close at 3,127.89.
Trading ended with 6,856,068 units valued at $29,636,228 changing hands on Tuesday, compared to 3,487,721 units valued at $19,401,745 changing hands on Monday.
Trading ended with an average of 228,536 units for an average of $987,874 in contrast to 134,143 units for an average of $746,221 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to  244,564 shares carrying a value of $1,030,128 compared to 247,444 shares carrying a value of $1,037,7192 previously. In contrast, May closed with an average of 81,626 units for an average of $311,248 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed with a loss of 1 cent at $45, with 31,398 shares trading, AMG Packaging ended 2 cents higher at $2, with 16,403 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended trading 29,300 shares, with a loss of 68 cents at $5.27, Caribbean Producers ended at $4.80, in trading 5,220 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2, with an exchange of 7,500 shares, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 2 cents at $2.79, with 5,400 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove traded of 10,000 shares, at $12, Everything Fresh settled with a loss of 1 cent at $1.59, with an exchange of 57,514 units. Elite Diagnostic jumped 52 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $4.24, trading 18,058 shares, Express Catering traded 59,094 shares with a loss of 8 cents to end at $6.90, FosRich Group lost 2 cents to end at $4.98, after exchanging 133,283 shares, Fontana closed 20 cents higher at $4.20, with 1,154,738 stock units changing hands. General Accident ended with a loss of 38 cents at $4.12, with an exchange of 101,873 units, GWest Corporation concluded trading of 600 shares at $1.31, Honey Bun closed at $5.95, with an exchange of 5,100 shares, iCreate settled with a loss of 3 cents at $0.77, with 4,350 shares changing hands. Indies Pharma ended trading 113,293 stock units with a loss of 15 cents to close at $3.15, Iron Rock traded 1,126 units, with a loss of 19 cents at $3.65, Jamaican Teas closed with a loss of 30 cents at $4.40, with 6,070 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation ended 1 cent higher at $2.10, with 3,775 shares trading. KLE Group finished at $1.90 after exchanging 250 units, Knutsford Express settled at $12.50, with an exchange of 5,034 shares, Lasco Distributors traded 136,188 shares, to end at $3.50, Lasco Financial ended at $5.15, with 307,241 shares changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing traded 4,508,730 stock units with a rise of 10 cents to $4.10, Main Event closed at $5.88, with 12,483 units changing hands, Medical Disposables ended 35 cents higher at $7.80, with the trading of 1,236 shares, Paramount Trading concluded trading of 63,374 shares with a loss of 20 cents at $2. SSL Venture Capital finished 24 cents higher at $1.65, after exchanging 100 shares and Stationery and Office settled 16 cents higher at $9.20, with 57,337 stock units changing hands.

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

More declines for Junior Market – Monday

The Junior Market declined for the second day in trading on Monday following Friday’s slight fall but IC bid-offer Indicator reflect a negative reading, suggesting that the decline is not yet over.
At the close of market activities, 26 securities changed hands, compared to 25 on Friday, resulting in prices of 14 advancing, 10 declining and 2 remaining unchanged. The market index slipped 10.35 points to close at 3,127.15.
Trading ended with 3,487,721 units valued at $19,401,745 changing hands on Monday, compared to 8,677,038 units valued $33,362,375 changing hands on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 134,143 units for an average of $746,221 in contrast to 347,082 units for an average of $1,334,495 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 247,444 shares carrying a value of $1,037,7192 compared to 268,336 shares carrying a value of $1,091,470 previously. In contrast, May closed with an average of 81,626 units for an average of $311,248 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows  4 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 9 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.98, with 20,817 stock units changing hands, CAC 2000 finished $1 higher at $13, with an exchange of 4,437 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading of 96,108 units with a loss of 10 cents at $4.80. Derrimon Trading lost 4 cents to end at $2.81, trading 2,500 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 297,835 shares and rose 20 cents higher to $12, Everything Fresh settled at $1.60, with 24,906 units trading, Elite Diagnostic ended trading of 5,200 shares and rose 21 cents to $3.72. Express Catering traded 59,784 shares with a loss of 1 cent at $6.98, FosRich Group exchanged 500,120 shares to finish with a loss of 20 cents at $5, Fontana closed with a loss of 25 cents at $4, after exchanging 464,115 stock units, General Accident ended 35 cents higher at $4.50, with 516,162 units crossing the exchange. GWest Corporation closed 1 cent higher at $1.31, with 15,300 shares trading. Honey Bun declined by 5 cents to close at $5.95, with 543,485 shares changing hands, iCreate closed with a 5 cents gain at 80 cents with an exchange of 137,014 shares, Indies Pharma ended trading of 71,144 stock units after rising 5 cents to $3.30. Jamaican Teas closed with a rise of 15 cents to close at $4.70, with an exchange of 129,156 shares. Jetcon Corporation ended trading with 9,803 shares with a rise of 14 cents to $2.09, KLE Group finished with a loss of 25 cents to end a a 52 weeks’ low of $1.90, trading 964 units, Knutsford Express settled with a loss of 40 cents at $12.50, with and exchange of 4,966 shares, Lasco Distributors ended trading of 24,765 shares and rose 20 cents to $3.50. Lasco Financial rose 5 cents to close at $5.15, trading 60,931 shares, Lasco Manufacturing finished trading 116,768 stock units after rising 9 cents to close at $4, Main Event closed 67 cents higher at $5.88, with an exchange of 28,376 units, Medical Disposables ended at $7.45, with 11,843 shares changing hands. SSL Venture Capital finished 11 cents higher at $1.41, with 13,129 shares crossing the exchange and Stationery and Office Supplies settled with a loss of 6 cents at $9.04, with 328,093 stock units trading.

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

3 new stocks now in IC TOP 10

Stocks mostly closed higher on the Jamaica Stock Exchange during the past week as Lasco Financial returns along with Caribbean Cement and Sagicor Group.
Leaving IC Insider TOP 10 at the end of the week are Everything Fresh, Jamaica Broilers and Sygnus Credit Investments.
Rising stock prices in the last week help in reducing the projected gains in to leading stocks compared to position at the end of the prior week. The three leading Junior Market stocks for the coming week are, Caribbean Producers with projected gains of 227 percent, followed by Iron Rock with likely gains of 213 percent and AMG Packaging with possible gains of 202 percent.
Sterling Investments with potential gains of 203 percent leads main market stocks, followed by Radio Jamaica with 150 percent and Berger Paints in third spot with the potential to gain 147 percent within twelve months.
The main market, closed the week with the overall PE at 14.8 and the Junior Market at 11.2. The PE ratio for Junior Market Top 10 stocks averages 7.2 and the main market PE 8.8. These levels, point to a big upside for TOP 10 stocks over the next 12 months and Junior Market stocks in particular.
The TOP 10 stocks now trade at an average discount of 36 percent to the average for the Junior Market Top stocks and main market stocks trade at a discount of 41 percent to the overall market.
TOP 10 stocks are likely to deliver the best returns within a 12 months period. Projected earnings, for each company’s current fiscal year, are used in determining, the selected stocks. The PE for and projected earnings for each stock are computed to show potential gains for the year, which are ranked in descending order. 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 interest in the securities commented on.

Slight bump for Junior Market – Friday

Lasco Manufacturing dominated trading on Friday with 6.7 million shares.

The Junior Market suffered a mild bump in trading on Friday but with 42 percent less volume and a 40 percent fall in value trading, compared to Thursday.
Lasco Manufacturing exchanged 6.75 million of the 8,677,038 units valued $33,362,375 changing hands on Friday, compared to 14,998,387 units valued at $56,019,525 changing hands on Thursday of which Lasco Distributors accounted for 12 million shares.
At the close of market activities, 25 securities changed hands, compared to 31 on Thursday, resulting in prices of 6 advancing, 14 declining and 5 remaining unchanged. The market index slipped 2.73 points to close at 3,137.50 as the Junior Market recovery continues.
Trading ended with an average of 347,082 units for an average of $1,334,495 in contrast to 483,819 units for an average of $1,807,081 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 268,336 shares carrying a value of $1,091,470 compared to 251,365 shares carrying a value of $1,039,094 previously. In contrast, May closed with an average of 81,626 units for an average of $311,248 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows just 8 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 7 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.99, with 133,108 stock units changing hands, CAC 2000 traded 13,979 shares to finish $1 higher at $12, Caribbean Producers closed trading of 9,657 units and gained 15 cents to end at $4.90. Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 14 cents at $2.85, with an exchange of 85,759 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 300 shares with a loss of 20 cents at $11.80, Everything Fresh fell 15 cents to $1.60, with 153,748 stock units changing hands, Elite Diagnostic ended trading with 41,945 shares and lost 49 cents in closing at $3.51. Express Catering traded 9 cents higher at $6.99, with 26,101 shares changing hands. FosRich Group exchanged 38,875 shares with a loss of $1.30 to close at $5.20, Fontana closed with a loss of 5 cents at $4.25, with 154,022 stock units crossing the exchange, General Accident ended at $4.15, with 62,229 units changing hands, Honey Bun finished at $6, with an exchange of 16,985 shares. iCreate settled with a loss of 5 cents at 75 cents, with an exchange of  30,573 shares, Indies Pharma ended trading with 172,000 stock units at $3.25, Jamaican Teas closed 5 cents higher at $4.55, in trading 72,555 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended with a loss of 5 cents at $1.95, with an exchange of  106,045 shares. Lasco Distributors ended trading 466,534 shares, with a loss of 20 cents at $3.30, Lasco Financial traded 1 cent higher at $5.10, with 135,551 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing exchanged 6,752,501 stock units and rose 9 cents to $3.91, Main Event closed with a loss of 69 cents at $5.21, with an exchange of 37,554 units. Medical Disposables ended with a loss of 55 cents at $7.45, with 75,100 shares trading, Paramount Trading concluded trading of 250 shares, at $2.20, SSL Venture Capital  finished with a loss of 10 cents at $1.30, with 6,871 shares crossing the exchange, Stationery and Office Supplies settled with a loss of 3 cents at $9.10, with an exchange of  56,796 stock units and Sweet River ended trading of 28,000 units at $2.56.

Good day for Junior Market – Thursday

The Junior Market index make strong gains at the close of trading on Thursday with 483 percent more volume with 398 percent more value trading than on Wednesday.
Lasco Distributors traded 12 million shares of 14,998,387 units valued at $56,019,525 changing hands on Thursday. The day’s trading compares to 2,571,153 units valued at $11,256,502 changing hands on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities, 31 securities changed hands, compared to 27 on Wednesday, resulting in prices of 12 advancing, 8 declining and 11 remaining unchanged. The market index climbed 32.46 points to close at 3,140.23 as the Junior Market recovery continues.
Trading ended with an average of 483,819 units for an average of $1,807,081 in contrast to 95,228 units for an average of $416,907 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 251,365 shares carrying a value of $1,039,094 compared to 166,588 shares with a value of $759,004 previously. In contrast, April closed with an average of 81,626 units for an average of $311,248 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows just 2 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed $1.81 higher at $45.01 with 200 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with an exchange of 52,275 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading 10,000 units with a loss of 9 cents at $4.43, CAC 2000 finished 55 cents higher at $11, trading 2,000 shares. Cargo Handlers gained 20 cents to end at $9.50, as 148 shares were exchanged, Caribbean Producers finished trading 2,000 units and rose 25 cents to $4.75, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 1 cent at $2, with an exchange of 36,893 shares, Derrimon Trading ended 4 cents higher at $2.99, in exchanging 72,329 shares. Everything Fresh gained 5 cents to end at $1.75, with 70,041 stock units changing hands. Elite Diagnostic traded at a 52 weeks’ intraday high of $4.24 but ended with a rise of 20 cents to $4 after trading 122,114 shares, Express Catering traded 289,605 shares with a loss of 10 cents at $6.90, FosRich Group ended trading of 14,275 shares with a jump of $1.50 to a record high of $6.50. Fontana closed with a loss of 5 cents at $4.30, with 151,064 stock units changing hands, General Accident ended 3 cents higher at $4.15, with an exchange of 96,000 units, GWest Corporation closed trading of 300 shares with a loss of 1 cent to end at $1.30. Honey Bun traded at $6.28 but finished at $6, with 917,193 shares crossing the exchange, iCreate closed unchanged at 80 cents, with an exchange of 747 shares, Indies Pharma ended trading 150,888 stock units with the price rising 9 cents to $3.25, Iron Rock traded 2,184 units and gained 24 cents to end at $3.84. Jamaican Teas closed at $4.50, with 132,780 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation ended at $2, with 78,788 shares traded, Key Insurance concluded trading of 13,000 stock units, with a loss of 20 cents at $3.15, Knutsford Express settled at $12.90, with 180 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors traded 12,042,080 shares at $3.50. Lasco Financial exchanged 372,419 shares after rising 22 cents to $5.09, Lasco Manufacturing traded 51,779 stock units with a loss of 3 cents at $3.82, Main Event closed at $5.90, with 253 units crossing the exchange, Medical Disposables ended at $8, with an exchange of 211,300 shares. SSL Venture Capital  finished with a loss of 5 cents to a 52 weeks’ low of $1.40 with 70,000 shares changing hands, Stationery and Office Supplies settled at $9.13, with an exchange of 3,500 stock units and tTech traded 32,052 shares at $5.70.

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

Modest Junior Market gains – Wednesday

The Junior Market index was steady at the close of trading on Wednesday with advancing stocks just out pacing declining ones with reduced volume and value.
At the close of market activities, 27 securities changed hands, compared to 28 on Tuesday, resulting in prices of 9 advancing, 8 declining and 10 remaining unchanged. The market index rose just 4.75 points to close at 3,107.77.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 2,571,153 units valued at $11,256,502 compared to 8,807,543 units valued at $41,064,037 changing hands on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 95,228 units for an average of $416,907 in contrast to 314,555 units for an average of $1,466,573 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 166,588 shares carrying a value of 759,004 compared to 199,807 units valued at $918,256 previously. In contrast, May closed with an average of 81,626 units for an average of $311,248 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows just 2 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 100,100 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Flavours dropped $1 to close at $16, with an exchange of 1,621 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading 575,870 units at $4.50, Derrimon Trading ended 1 cent higher at $2.95, with 5,100 shares changing hands. Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 34,292 shares at $12, Everything Fresh finished 19 cents higher at $1.70, with 173,457 stock units crossing the exchange, Elite Diagnostic ended trading 14,306 shares and lost 19 cents to close at $3.80, Express Catering traded 512,500 shares with a rise of 50 cents to close at $7. FosRich Group finished trading of 33,000 shares at $5, Fontana closed with a loss of 3 cents at $4.35, with 58,483 stock units changing hands, General Accident ended with a loss of 33 cents at $4.12, with an exchange of 105,000 units, GWest Corporation concluded trading of 25,900 shares after rising 10 cents to $1.31. Honey Bun finished 35 cents higher at $6, with an exchange of 38,490 shares, but traded at a 52 weeks’ intraday high of $6.50, iCreate settled at 80 cents, with 135,224 shares changing hands. Indies Pharma ended trading with 193,782 stock units, after losing 14 cents to close at $3.16, Iron Rock  traded 10 cents higher at $3.60, with an exchange of 66,000 units. Jamaican Teas  closed at $4.50, with 9,975 shares changing hands, Jetcon Corporation  ended 5 cents higher at $2, with 20,521 shares traded, KLE Group ended at $2.15, while trading 49,506 units, Lasco Distributors  ended trading with 71,313 shares at $3.50. Lasco Financial  exchanged 60,992 shares with a loss of 3 cents at $4.87,  Lasco Manufacturing  finished trading 158,687 stock units at $3.85,  Main Event  closed 10 cents higher at $5.90, with 16,600 units changing hands, Paramount Trading concluded trading of 100 shares and rose 10 cents to $2.20. SSL Venture Capital finished with a loss of 20 cents end at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.45, after exchanging 57,400 shares, Stationery and Office settled with a loss of 7 cents at $9.13, with an exchange of 52,600 stock units and tTech traded at $5.70, with 334 shares changing hands.

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

Junior Market gives up some gains – Tuesday

Junior Market stock trading.

Having enjoyed two days of strong gains, the Junior Market index gave back some of the gains despite advancing stocks out numbering declining ones on Tuesday.
At the close of market activities, 28 securities changed hands, compared to 30 on Monday, resulting in prices of 13 advancing, 9 declining and 6 remaining unchanged leaving the index falling 15.27 points to close at 3,103.02.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 8,807,543 units valued $41,064,037 compared to 2,781,261 units valued at $12,194,821 changing hands on Monday.
Trading ended with an average of 314,555 units for an average of $1,466,573 in contrast to 92,709 units for an average of $406,494 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 199,807 valued at $918,256. In contrast, April closed with an average of 81,626 units for an average of $311,248 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows just 6 stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 138,475 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading of 12,000 units and rose 2 cents to end at $4.52, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 2 cents at $9.30, with 12,000 shares crossing the exchange. Caribbean Producers ended trading of 6,001,795 units and lost 30 cents to close at $4.50, Consolidated Bakeries closed 1 cent higher at $2.01, with 35,400 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2.94, with an exchange of 51,579 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 304,500 shares at $12. Elite Diagnostic exchanged 47,458 shares and rose 19 cents to close at $3.99, Express Catering lost 30 cents to close at $6.50, with 29,504 shares crossing the exchange. FosRich Group rose 5 cents to close at $5, with an exchange of 30,364 shares, Fontana closed 3 cents higher at $4.38, with 1,498,782 stock units changing hands, General Accident gained 25 cents to close at $4.45, with an exchange of 19,242 units, GWest Corporation concluded trading of 90,500 shares with a loss of 5 cents at $1.21. Honey Bun finished with a loss of 35 cents at $5.65, with 112,083 shares changing hands, Indies Pharma ended trading with 34,891 stock units at $3.30, Iron Rock traded 8,600 units, with a loss of 34 cents at $3.50, Jamaican Teas closed 32 cents higher at $4.50, with 1,000 shares changing hands. Jetcon Corporation  ended 9 cents higher at $1.95, with an exchange of 21,000 shares, KLE Group  finished 15 cents higher at $2.15, with 10,000 units changing hands, Knutsford Express  climbed $1.10 to $12.90, trading 8,000 shares, Lasco Distributors  ended trading of 84,384 shares with a loss of 15 cents at $3.50. Lasco Financial  rose 16 cents to $4.90, with 57,376 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing  finished the trading 112,100 stock units at $3.85, Main Event closed 45 cents higher at $5.80, with 1,200 units crossing the exchange, Medical Disposables ended at $8, with 40,842 shares trading. Stationery and Office settled 16 cents higher at $9.20, with 24,764 stock units trading, Sweet River lost 46 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ closing low of $2.56, with 1,536 units crossing the exchange and tTech closed at $5.70, with 18,168 shares changing hands.

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