More juniors rise but index dips – Friday

Cargo Handlers at new high of $35.20 on Friday.

Cargo Handlers at new high of $35.20 on Friday.

The junior market suffered another day of infrequent losses in recent times, with 18 active securities, 8 of which advanced and 4 declined. A total of 2,764,291 units, valued at $11,225,934 changed hands. Trading ended with a loss of 18.02 points fall of the index to 1,635.64. The market ended with 3 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high.
Only 2 securities ended with no bids to buy and 9 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 3 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and none closed with a lower offer.
In trading, C2W Music traded 16,460 units at 39 cents, Cargo Handlers gained 20 cents and ended at a new 52 weeks’ high of $35.20, with 13,415 units changing hands, Caribbean Cream traded 50,300 units with a rise of 40 cents to $4.95, Caribbean Flavours traded 260,052 units to end at $6.50 after rising 54 cents. Caribbean Producers closed with a gain of 52 cents in trading 175120 units at $5.52, for a new 52 weeks’ closing high, Consolidated Bakeries fell 8 cents at the close, to end at $1.40 with 50,000 units changing hands. Derrimon Trading ended with 10,000 units changing hands at $3.50, Dolphin Cove fell $1.01 with 3,532 units trading, to close at $15, General Accident ended with 165,385 shares changing hands and closed with a gain of 5 cents at $1.90, KLE Group lost 21 cents and ended with 17,292 units trading at 75 cents. Honey Bun with 27,035 shares changing hands and closed at $5.30.JM - Trade 20-11-15 Jamaican Teas had 109,363 shares trading to close at $4.30 after trading after rising by 30 cents, Knutsford Express ended 95 cents higher, at a 52 weeks’ high of $7.50 with 210 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors closed with 347,004 shares changing hands to end at $4.20 after falling by 10 cents. Lasco Financial rose of 5 cents to $3.30, with a total of 210,557 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing closed with a 5 cents gain at $3.80 with 932,066 shares trading and Medical Disposables ended with 341,000 shares changing hands and lost 40 cents to be at $3.45 and Sweet River Abattoir traded 35,500 units at $3.95

Juniors closed with 231m shares trading

Dolphin Cove share dominated Wednesday's trading .

Dolphin Cove share dominated Wednesday’s trading .

The junior market enjoyed another day of mostly increasing prices but ended with a rise of 48.93 points gain of the junior market index to 1,676.68 for a new closing high.
Trading finished with 15 active securities, 9 of which advanced and 3 declined. A total of 230,905,691 units, valued at $3,683,900,704 changed hands. The market ended with 6 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high.
Only 2 securities ended with no bids to buy and 9 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 7 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
In trading, AMG Packaging ended with 16,678 shares trading at a 52 weeks’ high of $5.60, with a gain of 55 cents. Caribbean Cream traded 39,775 units at a new high of $5 after adding 40 cents, Blue Power traded 850 units at $13.10, C2W Music traded 102,917 units at 39 cents, Caribbean Flavours traded 119,705 units to end at for a new 52 weeks’ high of $6.06 after rising $1.06. Caribbean Producers closed with a gain of 40 cents in trading 212,597 units at $4.85, for a new 52 weeks’ closing high but the stock traded as high as $5.10. Investors pushed Consolidated Bakeries down by 11 cents at the close, to end at $1.54 with 12,856 units changing hands. Derrimon Trading ended JM - Trade 18-11-15with 24,210 units changing hands at $3.50, Dolphin Cove with 229,748,218 units trading ended at a new high of $16.03 but it closed with a rise of $2.10 at $15.80 after the company changed majority ownership to Dolphin Mexico. Honey Bun with 20,123 shares changing hands, closed lower by 20 cents at $5.30, KLE Group gained 14 cents and ended with 19,912 units trading at 96 cents, Lasco Distributors closed with 155,536 shares changing hands to end at $4.15 after slipping 23 cents. Lasco Financial ended rose 10 cents to $3.50, with a total of 262,814 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing closed at $3.76 with 158,500 shares trading and Medical Disposables ended with 11,000 shares changing hands and gained of $3.40.

4 juniors close at new high

Honey Bun traded at a 52 weeks' high on Tuesday.

Honey Bun traded at a 52 weeks’ high on Tuesday.

The junior market enjoyed another day of mostly increasing prices but ended with a 8.50 points loss of the index to 1,627.75. Trading finished with 14 active securities, 7 of which advanced and 5 declined. A total of 3,428,064 units, valued at $14,859,800 changed hands. The market ended with 4 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high.
Only 2 securities ended with no bids to buy and 11 had no stocks being offered for sale, an indication of chronic supply shortage of junior market stocks. A total of 8 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and none closed with a lower offer.
In trading, Access Financial lost $1, in trading 23,727 shares to close at $12.50. Caribbean Cream ended with 145,545 shares changing hands at $4.60, for a gain of 10 cents, Caribbean Flavours traded 140,890 units to end at $5, Caribbean Producers closed with a gain of 1 cent in trading 2,239,031 units at $4.61, for a new 52 weeks’ high but the stock traded as high as $6. Investors pushed Consolidated Bakeries up by 5 cents at the close, to end at $1.65 with 56,578 units changing hands. Derrimon Trading rose 30 cents with a mere 588 units changing hands at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.50, Dolphin Cove traded 145 units at $13.70 while losing 58 cents, General Accident Insurance traded 251,641 units at $1.90 for a 2 cents decline.JM - gph 17-11-15 Honey Bun with 73,727 shares changing hands, closed higher by 20 cents to a 52 a weeks’ high of $5.50, KLE Group gained 8 cents and ended with 14,920 units trading at 82 cents, Lasco Distributors closed with 5,350 shares changing hands to end at $4.38. Lasco Financial ended with a decline of 10 cents to $3.40, with a total of 400,852 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing closed at $3.75 with 65,070 shares trading with a loss of 20 cents and Paramount Trading ended with 3,102 shares changing hands and gained of $1.79 to $9, for a new 52 weeks’ high.

Juniors’ new high as 6 stocks gained

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CPJ closed at a new high of $4.60 on Monday

CPJ closed at a new high of $4.60 on Monday

The junior market enjoyed another day of increasing prices and ended with a 12.55 points rise the index to 1,636.25 to start the week at a record closing high. Trading finished with 13 active securities 6 of which advanced and 2 declined. A total of 1,609,611 units, valued at $6,598,531 changed hands. The market ended with 2 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high.
Only 2 securities ended with no bids to buy and 10 had no stocks being offered for sale, an indication of chronic supply shortage of junior market stocks. A total of 7 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and one closed with a lower offer.
In trading, Blue Power traded 150 shares in closing at $13.10, Caribbean Cream ended with 510,900 shares changing hands at $4.50, Caribbean Flavours traded 328,048 units to end at $5, Caribbean Producers gained 45 cents in trading 10,000 units at $4.60, for a new 52 weeks’ high. Investors are continuing to respond to good first quarter results. The stock closed with an offer at $6 to sell 8,000 shares, with the bid of at $4.60 to buy 30,418 units. Investors pushed Consolidated Bakeries down by 30 cents at the close, as the company reported a loss in the third quarter and ended at $1.60 with 93,500 units changing hands. JM - Trade 16-11-15C2W Music traded at 39 cents with 50,000 units changing hands, General Accident Insurance traded 14,167 units at $1.92 for a 1 cent gain, Honey Bun with 3,000 shares changing hands, closed at $5.30, Jamaican Teas had 32,340 shares trading, to close at $4, after trading at a 52 weeks intraday high of $5. KLE Group gained 9 cents and ended with 20,000 units trading at 74 cents, Lasco Distributors closed with 221,040 shares changing hands, with a gain of 7 cents to $4.38 after trading as high as $4.43. Lasco Financial ended at 52 weeks’ closing high with a rise of 25 cents to $3.50, with a total of 98,155 shares changing hands and Lasco Manufacturing closed at $3.95 with 228,311 shares trading with a loss of 5 cents.

Juniors close 3 points shy of 1,600 points

JM - gph 10-11-15 The junior market rose 32.86 to just 3 points away from the 1,600 point mark at 1,597.17 points on Tuesday as 16 securities were active with 10 stocks advancing and one declined. A total of 1,088,460 units, valued at $4,588,567 changed hands. The market ended with 7 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high.
Only 2 securities ended with no bids to buy and 10 had no stocks being offered for sale, an indication of chronic supply shortage of junior market stocks. A total of 7 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 3 closed with lower offers.
In trading, Blue Power gained 80 cents in closing at $13.80, with 4,200 units trading. Caribbean Cream ended with 20,000 shares changing hands, at a new 52 weeks’ high of $4.60, to gain 10 cents, Caribbean Flavours traded 87,075 units to end at a new 52 weeks’ high of $4.85, after rising 5 cents, Caribbean Producers traded 79,902 units at $3.05. Consolidated Bakeries rose 10 cents to end at $1.90, with 40,742 units changing hands. Derrimon Trading gained 20 cents, to end with 5,000 shares changing hands at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.20, Dolphin Cove had 26,300 shares changing hands at $13.50, for a rise of 50 cents at a 52 weeks’ high. General Accident Insurance traded only 200 units at $2. The stock ended with an offer at $1.97, to sell 20,000 shares, Honey Bun closed with a mere 454 shares changing hands, to end 8 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high $5.28, Jamaican Teas rose 5 cents with 33,810 shares trading, to close at $3.90.JM - Trade 10-11-15 KLE Group ended with 1,515 units trading at 45 cents, Lasco Distributors closed with 367,050 shares changing hands with a loss of 43 cents to $4.07, Lasco Financial closed with an increase of 20 cents at a new 52 weeks’ closing high of $3.20 with a total of 219,943 shares changing hands after trading as high as $3.40, Lasco Manufacturing rose 6 cents to end at $3.96 with 196,769 shares changing hands at a new 52 weeks’ high and Derrimon Trading preference share ended with 400 shares changing hands at $2.20.

Juniors close above 1,500 – first time

The junior market index closed above 1,500 points on Friday & could be heading for over 2,000 mark but not just yet.

The junior market index closed above 1,500 points on Friday & could be heading for over 2,000 mark but not just yet.

The junior market crossed over the 1,400 mark on Wednesday and closed with a rise of 20.35 at 1,512.59 points on Friday. The junior market gained 12 percent for this week as the index grew by 187.64 points and brings the total gains to 120 percent for the year against all stocks on the market rising 79 percent based on the combined index.
The junior market ended trading in 14 securities as 5 stocks advanced and 4 declined. A total of 3,259,403 units, valued at $12,418,302 changed hands. The market ended with 3 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high and 1 at 52 weeks’ intraday high. Three (3) securities ended with no bids to buy and 9 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 5 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 1 closed with a lower offer.
In trading, AMG Packaging closed at $5 with 1,710 units changing hands, Blue Power closed at $13 with 11,908 units trading, Caribbean Cream ended with 102,200 shares changing hands at a new 52 weeks’ high of $4.35 to gain 40 cents, Caribbean Flavours traded 1,218,881 units to end at a new 52 weeks’ high of $4.60. Consolidated Bakeries fell 30 cents to end at $1.65, with 233,930 units changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended with 10,000 shares trading at $3, Dolphin Cove had 7,800 shares changing hands at $13 after rising 50 cents, JM - Trade 6-11-15General Accident gained 10 cents with 4,000 shares trading, in closing at $2, Honey Bun ended with 84,605 units changing hands at $5.20. Jamaican Teas fell 10 cents with 109,490 shares trading, to close at $3.80, KLE Group ended with 15,000 units trading at 45 cents, Lasco Distributors closed with 171,484 shares changing hands with a gain of 45 cents to $4, for a new all-time closing high. Lasco Financial closed with an increase of 15 cents at a new 52 weeks’ high $2.95 with a total of 731,001 shares changing hands and Lasco Manufacturing fell 10 cents to end at $3.80 with 557,394 shares changing hands.

Juniors just 8 points from 1,500

Lasco Distributors closed at a new high on Thursday of $4

Lasco Distributors closed at a new high on Thursday of $4

The junior market just crossed over the 1,400 mark on Wednesday and closed less than 8 points from the 1,500 marks as bulls continue to their forward march. At the close on Thursday the index climbed 4.5 percent or 64.32 to at another record close of 1,492.24. The junior market ended trading in 17 securities as 8 stocks advanced and 4 declined. A total of 2,644,357 units, valued at $8,917,979 changed hands.
The market ended with 4 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high, while 3 securities ended with no bids to buy and 11 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 5 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
In trading, AMG Packaging closed with a gain of 15 cents to end at $5 with 10,575 units changing hands, Blue Power closed at $13 with 8,900 units changing hands, Caribbean Flavours traded 410,645 units to end at $4.50, Caribbean Producers traded 467,769 units and ended at $3.05. Consolidated Bakeries gained 15 cents to end at $1.95, with 10,000 units changing hands. Dolphin Cove had 6,739 shares changing hands at $12.50 after rising $1.47, General Accident ended with 37,959 shares changing hands, in closing at $1.90, Honey Bun ended with 14,160 units trading with a gain of 10 cents close at a new 52 weeks’ high of $5.20. Jamaican Teas had 10,501 shares trading, to close at $3.90, Knutsford Express closed with 19,622 shares trading, with a loss of 45 cents at $6.55, KLE Group end with 130,073 units trading at 45 cents for a rise of 1 cent, Lasco Distributors ended with 237,120 shares changing hands and closed with a gain of 45 cents at $4, for a new all-time closing high.JM - Trade 5-11-15 Lasco Financial closed with an increase of 15 cents at a new 52 weeks’ high $2.70, after trading earlier at $2.80, with a total of 774,689 shares changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing fell 10 cents to end at $3.80 with 349,918 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables closed at $3.40 with 108,574 shares trading and lost 10 cents, Paramount Trading ended with 3,102 shares changing hands and gained of 11 cents to $7.21 for a new 52 weeks’ high and Sweet River ended with 44,011 units changing hands at $3.86 after losing 1 cent.

Another record close for juniors – Monday

Honey Bun closed at a 52 weeks' high of $5.10

Honey Bun closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $5.10

The junior market enjoyed wide spread trading as 13 securities were active and the market index rose 22.82 points to end at a new all-time closing of 1,347.77. A total of 1,520,187 units, valued at $5,119,713 changed hands as 7 stocks advanced and 5 declined.
The market ended with 3 stocks closing at new 52 weeks’ high and one at an intraday high, while 3 securities ended with no bids to buy and 9 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 6 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and one closed with a lower offer.
In trading, AMG Packaging closed at $4.85 after trading at $5 with 83,316 units changing hands. The company reported big increase in profits after trading closed on Friday with earnings for the full year to August being 78 cents per share, up from 45 cents in 2014, Caribbean Cream with 188,800 shares changing hands ended at $3.40 but traded at an intraday high of $3.60. Caribbean Flavours gained 36 cents while trading 11,806 units to end at $4.40, Caribbean Producers traded 33,704 units for a loss of 11 cents to end at $2.90. Consolidated Bakeries traded 71,000 shares, to end at $1.90 with a loss of 10 cents, Dolphin Cove fell 1 cent to end at $12.99, with only 850 units changing hands. JM - Trade Sheet-11-15.General Accident ended with 31,129 shares changing hands, in closing at $2, after rising 30 cents, Honey Bun traded 1,070 shares at $5.10, for a new 52 weeks’ high, with a gain of 10 cents. Jamaican Teas had 75,615 shares trading to close at $3.90 after rising 48 cents, Lasco Distributors with 153,661 shares changing hands and closed with a gain of 10 cents at $3.20. Lasco Financial closed with a 10 cents decline at $2.30 after trading earlier at $2.50, after 105,409 shares changed hands. Lasco Manufacturing traded 250,635 shares to end with a decline of 3 cents to $3.40 and Medical Disposables ended with 514,192 units changing hands to end with a gain of 50 cents to a new all-time high of $3.50.

11 junior stocks rose 2 down

Dolphin Cove share recover some of Wednesday's losses.

Dolphin Cove share recover some of Wednesday’s losses.

The junior market enjoyed wide spread trading as 16 securities were active but the market index rose 23.19 points to close at 1,311.54. A total of 1,859,693 units, valued at $6,149,063 changed hands as 11 stocks advanced and 2 declined.
The market ended with 1 stock closing at a 52 weeks’ high while 3 securities ended with no bids to buy and 7 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 3 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and none closed with a lower offer.
In trading, AMG Packaging lost 9 cents to close at $4.80 with 51,861 units changing hands, Blue Power had 12,850 shares changing hands at $13, Cargo Handlers closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of 33 with 9,000 shares while adding $1. Caribbean Cream rose 20 cents and closed at $3.40 with 304,730 shares changing hands. Caribbean Producers traded 18,000 units for a gain of 2 cents to end at $3.10, Consolidated Bakeries traded 256,212 shares to end at $1.90 with a gain of 25 cents, for a 52 weeks’ high, Dolphin Cove recovered from the big loss on Wednesday, to gain $1.60, with 51,015 units changing hands, to end at $11.60. JM - Trade sht 29-10-15General Accident ended with 30,000 shares changing hands at $1.90, Honey Bun traded 19,052 shares at $5 to gain 82 cents, Jamaican Teas had 22,043 shares trading for 2 cents more at $3,42, KLE Group traded down 1 cent at 44 cents with 29,000 units, Knutsford traded 222 shares and gained 30 cents to a new all-time high of $6.50. Lasco Distributors with 486,615 shares changing hands, closed with a gain of 35 cents for a closing 52 weeks’ high of $3.41, after the price hit $3.45, during trading. Lasco Financial closed with a 15 cents gain to $2.60 after trading earlier at $2.67, a total of 307,061 shares changed hands, Lasco Manufacturing traded 162,035 shares to end with an increase of 15 cents to $3.40 and Medical Disposables ended with 99,997 units changing hands to end at $2.50.

Juniors just shy of the 1,300 mark

Caribbean Flavours traded at a 52 weeks' high of $3.80.

Caribbean Flavours traded at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.80.

The junior market ended with mixed results as 9 securities traded, the junior market index rose marginally by 11.18 points to 1,293.13 for a new closing high. A total of 1,295,041 units, valued at $4,032,383 changed hands as 5 stocks advanced and 3 declined.
The market closed with 5 securities ending with no bids to buy, while 4 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 7 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 1 closed with a lower offer.
In trading, Caribbean Cream rebounded with a 20 cents gain and closed at $3.10 with 69,419 shares changing hands. Caribbean Flavours rose 30 cents to $3.80 with 400,000 shares changing hands to close at a new 52 weeks’ high, Derrimon Trading had 54,665 units changing hands to end at $2.30 having lost 3 cents, JM - Trade sht 22-10-15Dolphin Cove rose 90 cents in trading 19,357 shares, to end at $12.90. Honey Bun ended with 5,000 shares changing hands to gain 8 cents and end at $4.08, KLE Group had 50,000 units changing hands at 43 cents, Lasco Distributors with 28,800 shares changing hands, closed 1 cent higher at $2.87 but traded as high as $3. Lasco Financial lost 19 cents and closed at $2.41 while 439,750 shares changed hands, the stock traded at $2.60 during the day, Lasco Manufacturing traded 228,050 shares to end at $3.30 after trading 19 cents lower.