Seven days of unbroken records

Seven straight record close for JSE main market.

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Monday continue its record run with seven unbroken record close, but it just made it as declining stocks outnumbered advancing ones by a gig margin.
At the close the  JSE All Jamaican Composite Index inched just 29.46 points to end at a record close of 475,319.97 and the JSE Index edged higher by a mere 26.77 points to a record 432,929.72.
At the close market activity, on the main and US markets with the prices of just 8 securities advancing, 18 falling and traded firm as a total of compared to 35 securities trading on Friday. Market activity ended with 35,155,198 units valued at $264,904,598, in contrast to 146,738,895 shares valued at $319,460,370 on Friday.
Wigton Windfarm continues to dominate trading since listing in late May, to end with trading of 18.3 million shares and 52 percent of total trades, followed by Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 8.1 million and 23 percent of the day’s trades. Mayberry Jamaican Equities was next with 4.8 million units for 13.7 percent of volume traded and Jamaica Producers trading 1 million shares.
The market closed with average of 1,033,976 units valued at an average of $7,791,312 for each security traded, in contrast to 4,585,590 units for an average of $9,983,137 on Friday. May closed with average of 2,248,261 units at an average of $12,751,529 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Barita Investments lost 50 cents to close at $45, with 5,467 shares changing hands, Berger Paints declined by 50 cents in ending at $18, trading 4,668 stock units, Caribbean Cement climbed $1 to close at $79, with an exchange of 19,648 shares. Jamaica Broilers finished trading of 18,495 units but fell 95 cents to end at $32, Jamaica Producers lost $1 and closed at $24.50, with 1,072,902 shares trading, JMMB Group rose 50 cents and concluded trading with 178,692 shares at $39.50, Kingston Wharves lost $1 to settle at $70, with an exchange of 5,270 units. NCB Financial Group finished trading 27,674 shares at a record closing high of $167, after rising $2.02, PanJam Investment concluded trading with 273,876 shares and rose 50 cents to end at $96.10,  Sagicor Group  traded 268,818 units and declined by $1.80 to close at $48.20, Seprod  gained 55 cents to end at $48, in trading 53,347 shares. Sterling Investments  lost 43 cents to close at $3.22, with 200 units crossing the exchange and Supreme Ventures  dropped $1.86 and settled at $30, with 655,299 shares trading.
Trading in the US securities market resulted in 48,124 units valued at $13,856 changing hands. Market activity ended with  JMMB Group 6% concluded trading of 2,540 units to finish at US$1.06, Proven Investments closed with 38,429 units with a rise of 2 cents at 26.99 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments rose 1 cents to end at 12 US cents in trading 7,155 shares. The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 1.76 points to close at 195.38.

Strong gains again for Junior Market – Monday

Honey Bun hits a new 52 weeks’ high of $6 on Monday

The severely undervalued Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed with another high double-digit gain on Monday, similar to Friday’s strong advance, with the index rising 41.06 points to close at 3,118.29.
At the close of market activities, 30 securities changed hands, compared to 26 on Friday, resulting in prices of 11 securities advancing, 9 declining and 10 remaining unchanged.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 2,781,261 units valued at $12,194,821 compared to 2,959,240 units valued at $11,853,904 changing hands on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 92,709 units for an average of $406,494 in contrast to 113,817 units for an average of $455,919 on Friday.  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 one stock ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and six with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $43.20, with 62,942 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging exchanged of 28,190 stock units and ended at $2, Cargo Handlers settled 7 cents higher at $9.32, with 2,000 shares crossing the exchange, Caribbean Producers finished trading 13,156 units and rose 50 cents to close at $4.80. Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2, in exchanging 25,500 shares, Derrimon Trading ended 5 cents higher at $2.95, with 3,180 shares changing hands, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 12,363 shares, with a loss of 5 cents to close at $12, Everything Fresh settled 4 cents higher at $1.51, with an exchange of 2,543 units. Elite Diagnostic ended trading with a loss of 20 cents at $3.80, with 900 shares changing hands, Express Catering traded 6,817 shares with a loss of 70 cents at $6.80, Fontana closed 5 cents higher at $4.35, with 96,033 stock units changing hands, FosRich Group closed with 11,793 shares trading and rose 20 cents higher to $4.95. General Accident ended at $4.20, with an exchange of 639,889 units, GWest Corporation concluded trading of 17,800 shares, with a loss of 5 cents in closing at $1.26, Honey Bun jumped $1.01 higher at 52 weeks’ high of $6, with an exchange of 200,330 shares, iCreate settled at 80 cents, with 15,600 shares changing hands. Indies Pharma ended trading with 62,418 stock units and gained 15 cents to close at $3.30, Iron Rock traded 34 cents higher at $3.84, with an exchange of 693 units, Jamaican Teas closed with a loss of 7 cents at $4.18, with 11,721 shares crossing the exchange. Jetcon Corporation ended with a loss of 4 cents at $1.86, with 1,030,857 shares changing hands, KLE Group closed at $2, with an exchange of 56,500 units, Knutsford Express settled with a loss of 70 cents at $11.80, with 27,000 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors  ended trading of 51,000 shares and gained 10 cents to close at $3.65. Lasco Financial  traded 75,384 shares with a loss of 26 cents to finish at $4.74,  Lasco Manufacturing  finished trading with 269,970 stock units to close at $3.85, Main Event closed at $5.35, with 6,778 units changing hands. Medical Disposables  ended $2.50 higher at $8, with an exchange of 17,700 shares, Paramount Trading concluded trading of 11,930 shares at $2.10 and Stationery and Office Supplies settled at $9.04, in trading 19,909 stock units. In the Junior Market preference segment, CAC 2000 closed with a loss of 20 cents at $1.10, with 365 shares changing hands.

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

Sunshine Palace opens June

Palace Amusement is expanding with the re-entry into the rapidly growing Portmore community with the new cinema Sunshine Palace expected to open around mid-June.
The newest cinema house when complete, will bring the number of movie houses operated by Palace to four. The new cinema has 4 auditoriums, providing seating for 674 persons. Patrons will be enjoy the best movie facilities in Jamaica with some seats equipped to recline for greater comfort and will enjoy digital screens for better quality viewing experience. The company in its 2018 annual report had stated then, “we are excited about the offerings of the four screens location to come” in Portmore. Reports reaching IC Insider.com is that the resident of the area are eagerly awaiting the opening new facility that will be located at the new Portmore Sunshine Mall, next door to the Sovereign Village Portmore.

Recliner box seats exclusively for cinema 4.

The company also stated, “It is our hope, in short order, to introduce laser technology in our cinema projection–which will offer a superior light quality for films. Additionally, we will introduce disposable 3D glasses in some of our locations–in response to customer preference and requests.”
In 2004 fiscal year, the then Portmore cinema brought in just over $15 million in revenue, with segment profit of $1.2 million. In 2004, the population was around 160,000 persons and is now around 200,000, but the cinema can pull support from the wider environs including the parish capital, Spanish Town. IC Insider.com estimates that the new cinema could generate revenues of more than $350 million per year, assuming that at least just one person on average from the area attends the cinema annually. The estimated revenue would be just ahead of that is generated in the Montego Bay. With Portmore so close to Kingston, it could result in a switch in some of the existing business to the new one.

The plaza that will house Palace latest movie house.

Palace reported it best year ever with the fiscal year to June 2018 with profit after tax of $152 million up from just $33 million in 2017 fiscal year and earnings per share of $96.58. Revenues climbed nicely by 17 percent to $1.67 billion flowing from a 25 percent rise in patronage income at Carib, 27 percent increase at Cineplex and just 11.5 percent in Montego Bay. The results for the nine months to March this year lagged far behind the 2018 out turn, for the similar period with revenues of $775 million versus $836 million for 2018 and a loss from operations of $1.5 million compared to a profit of $49 million. A capital distribution of nearly $47 million boosted profit for the nine months this year to $45 million.
Palace share last traded on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange at $1,300.

NCB Financial could hit $190 soon

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NCB Financial stock could hit $190

There are not many stocks to watch this week, as earnings season is almost over, with just a few more reports to be released.
Investors responded well to companies reporting good profit gains and in the case of NCB Financial, to the increased holdings in Guardian Group. The stock seems to have broken through resistance at the $150 level. The $165 region where the stock trades at now is also a resistance area but the strong buying last week at this price point, suggests it is poised to move higher with $190 being the next point of resistance.
Lasco Manufacturing posted strong full year results during the past week with an outstanding fourth quarter that led investors to pick up almost 1.4 million shares resulting in rise of 60 cents on Friday. Barita Investments is enjoying buying interest as the value of stock prices rise and the Jamaican dollar value remains lower than at the end of March, both will likely give a big boost to profit in the June quarter.
Eppley seems to have demand that should push the price higher during the week as the company is getting set to launch an IPO for the Eppley Property Fund. Medical Disposables’ full year’s

SOS expect to maximize profits from all business lines in 2019.

results just inched higher over 2018 but closer examination indicates that the results telegraphed a powerful message about profits to come. Expect demand to pick up in the future for this stock as the company continues to grow attractively.
Stationery and Office reported good first quarter results, weeks ago driving renewed interest in the stock. The demand left supply very short, suggesting it is only a matter of time before the price moves higher. Wigton Windfarm hit a low of 72 cents during the past week but closed at 79 cents on Friday and could move back into the 80 cents range in the coming week.
Investors should keep eyes on Jamaica Producers, Sagicor Group and Honey Bun.

Big jump for Junior Market on Friday

Lasco’s ICool – the company’s stock jumped sharply on Friday.

The Junior Market index advanced 41.20 points to close at 3,077.23 on Friday as heavy weight Lasco Manufacturing rose 18.5 percent and Express Catering recover some lost ground in adding 50 cents with advancing stocks beating those declining two to one.
At the close of market activities, 26 securities changed hands, compared to 32 on Thursday, resulting in prices of 11 rising, 6 declining and 9 remaining unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 10 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Market activity led to an increase in trading of more than 50 percent with an exchange of 2,959,240 units valued at $11,853,905 compared to 1,878,043 units valued at $7,197,867.01 on Thursday. The average trade for the day amounts to 113,817 units for an average of $455,919 in contrast to 58,689 units for an average of $224,933 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 81,626 units for an average of $311,248 and previously, 80,150 units for an average of $304,282. In contrast, April closed with an average of 87,963 units valued $317,267 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dropped $1.80 to $43.20, with an exchange of 10,750 shares, as the company reported lower profit than the prior year. AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2, with 75,900 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading of 7,724 units at $4.50, Cargo Handlers settled at $9.25, with 1,826 shares changing hands, Caribbean Flavours traded 2,370 stock units and climbed $1, to close $17. Caribbean Producers ended trading of 48,776 units at $4.30, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a rise of 20 cents at $2, with investors exchanging 1,456 shares, Derrimon Trading ended 9 cents higher at $2.90, with 61,941 shares traded, Everything Fresh settled at $1.47, with 70,000 units changing hands. Elite Diagnostic ended trading with 96,602 shares, and rose 30 cents to end at $4, Express Catering climbed 50 cents and exchanged 4,350 shares at $7.50, FosRich Group closed with a loss of 5 cents at $4.75, with a swapping of 79,909 shares. Fontana closed 10 cents higher at $4.30, with 311,751 stock units trading, General Accident ended at $4.20, with 19,771 units crossing the exchange, Honey Bun finished at $4.99, with 51,300 shares changing hands, Indies Pharma ended trading 5 cents higher at $3.15, with 126,027 stock units. Iron Rock traded at $3.50, with 39,020 units, Jamaican Teas closed with a loss of 5 cents at $4.25, with 59,809 shares traded, Knutsford Express jumped $1.60 higher to $12.50, with 29,192 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors  ended trading of 398,051 shares with a loss of 15 cents to close at $3.55. Lasco Financial  traded 84,397 shares at $5, Lasco Manufacturing  jumped 60 cents to close at $3.85 trading 1,348,820 stock units, as investors responded strongly to the company’s improved 2019 profit results.  SSL Venture Capital finished 4 cents higher at $1.65, with 6,886 shares crossing the exchange, Stationery and Office  settled at $9.04, with 5,000 stock units changing hands and tTech traded 17,112 shares with a loss of 1 cent at $5.70. In the junior market preference segment, CAC 2000 closed 15 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $1.30, with 500 shares changing hands.

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

JSE main market rises 14% rise to a record

New record high for the JSE main market.

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended trading for the 6th straight record close on Friday and the 15th record close for the year as the market rose 14 percent in 2019.
The main market ended with the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index increased 1,187.44 points to 475,290.51 and the JSE Index advanced by 1,079.07 points to 432,902.95.
At the close of trading on the main and US markets, the prices of 8 securities advanced, 12 declined and 11 traded firm as 35 securities traded, up from 37 on Thursday.
 Wigton Windfarm dominated trading with 139.6 million shares and 95 percent of total trades, followed by Sagicor Real Estate Fund with 5 million shares accounting for 3.4 percent and NCB Financial Group with 788,652 units amounting to 0.54 percent of the day’s volume.
The main market ended with, 146,738,895 units valued $319,460,370 trading compared to 215,299,937 units valued $719,088,970 changing hands on Thursday.
Trading ended with an average of 4,585,590 units valued $9,983,137, in contrast to 6,728,123 shares valued at $22,471,530 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts 2,248,261 units valued $12,751,529 and previously, 2,138,107 units valued $12,895,109. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 9 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Barita Investments climbed $1.25 in trading 42,376 shares to close at $45.50, Caribbean Cement closed with a fall of $1 at $78 while trading 69,448 shares, Jamaica Producers gained $2.50 to close at $25.50, trading 4,321 shares. Kingston Wharves settled at $71, with 7,850 units trading after gaining by $1. Mayberry Investments rose 45 cents and ended trading of just 608 shares at $9, Mayberry Jamaica Equities climbed $1.15 to end at $11.89, while exchanging 2,625 shares, NCB Financial Group jumped $3.98 trading 788,652 shares to end at $164.98. Proven Investments rose $1 to close at $35 with an exchange of 4,770 shares, Salada Foods added $5.25 and ended trading at $35.25, with an exchange of a mere 100 stock units. Scotia Group declined by 50 cents to close at $51.50, with 21,344 shares changing hands, Seprod fell 55 cents, trading 18,546 shares to close at $47.45 and Supreme Ventures finished with a rise of 36 cents to close at $31.86, with an exchange of 59,411 units.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with 125,090 units valued US$37,435. JMMB Group 5.75% closed at $2 while trading 7,500 units, JMMB Group 6% settle at $1.06 while trading 10,000 units and Sygnus Credit Investments traded 107,590 units to close at 11 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index closed unchanged at 193.62.

Lasco Distributors profit disappoints

Lasco Manufacturing dropped 40 cents to push Junior Market down.

Revenues rose by 11.44 percent to $18.1 billion from $16.3 billion at Lasco Distributors for the 2019 fiscal year to March, but the good news stop there.
Cost rose rapidly while other revenues declined. Administrative, marketing and sales expenses rose sharply by 20 percent to $2.98 billion from $2.49 billion resulting in pretax profit dropping sharply to $692 million from $1.08 billion.
Operating profit rose 11.9 percent to $3.55 billion from $3.17 billion. Taxes rose to $94 million from $75 in 2018 leaving net profit at $598 million and earnings per share at 17.5 cents versus $1 billion or 29 cents in 2018. The 2018 result, got a boost from inflows from a claim against Pfizer that resulted in other income of $395 million with 2019 generating just $139 million.
Gross cash flow brought in $880 million but the company ended with net cash outflows of $400 million. Cash and short term investments amounted to $1.5 billion down from $1.8 billion in 2018. Fixed assets grew to $1.8 million from $1.48 billion in 2018.

Lasco Distributors products.

At the end of the year, borrowed funds amounted to $540 million. Payables ended at $2.84 billion down from $3.6 billion in 2018. Current assets slipped to $6.6 billion from $5.9 billion. Shareholders’ equity grew to $5.2 billion from $4.57 billion.
Earnings per share for 2019 came out at 17.5 cents with IC Insider.com projecting 30 cents for 2020.The stock traded at $3.70 at a PE Ratio of 13 times current year’s earnings.

Profit jumps 92% at Lasco Manufacturing

Profit jumped 92 percent at IC BUY RATED, Lasco Manufacturing for the year to March 2019, to $1.08 billion, from $561 million in 2018 and $707 million for 2017.
The profit for the year got support from a huge 41 percent jump in sales of $1.954 billion for the March quarter, pushing sales revenue up 13.6 percent to $7.57 billion, for the year.
Improvement in profit margin rose to 36 percent from 35 percent in the 2018, as input cost climbed much slower than revenues growth at 10 percent, to $4.8 billion. The effect, operating profit rose a strong 20 percent to $2.756 billion from $2.29 billion. Administrative, marketing and sales expenses rose much slower than growth in revenues at 4.7 percent to $1.5 billion.
The positive out turn reflects growth in volumes, improved operational efficiencies and streamlining and cost control.

Lasco Manufacturing products

Gross cash flow brought in $1.4 billion but growth inventories, addition to fixed assets of $588 million offset by net loan inflows, dividend payment, reduced receivables and increased payables resulted in cash rising by $1.1 billion, leaving cash on hand and bank at $1 billion.
At the end of March, shareholders’ equity stands at $5.85 billion with borrowings at $1.4 billion. Net current assets ended the period $2.26 billion well over Payables of $813 million. The company completed the 65,000 feet warehouse that is expected to simplify logistics and result in cost savings.
Earnings per share came out at 26 cents for the year and is projected at 45 cents for the 2020 fiscal year. The stock traded at $3.25 on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange with an attractive PE ratio of 7.2 times 2020 earnings, well below the market average.
The company will pay a dividend of 3.8 cents per share during the year, resulting a total payment of $155 million.

5 straight record close for JSE main market

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended trading for the 5th straight record close on Thursday and the 14th record close for the year.
The main market ended with the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index increased by 1,724.82 points to a new closing high of 474,103.07 and the JSE Index advanced 1,567.41 points to a record 431,823.88.
At the close of trading on the main and US markets, the prices of 8 securities advanced, 12 declined and 11 traded firm as 35 securities traded, up from 37 on Wednesday.
 Wigton Windfarm dominated trading with 194 million shares and 90 percent of total trades, followed by Wisynco Group with 10.7 million shares accounting for 5 percent and JMMB Group with 6.66 million units amounting to 3 percent of the day’s volume.
The main market ended with, 215,299,937 units valued $719,088,970 trading compared to 251,755,951 units valued at $252,195,249 changing hands on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 6,728,123 units valued at an average of $22,471,530 for each security traded. In contrast to 7,628,968 units for an average of $7,642,280 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts 2,138,107 units valued $12,895,109 and previously, 1,911,089 units valued $11,710,668. Trading for April resulted in an average of 157,923 shares at $3,718,919, for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator|The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator ended with 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 closing with lower offers.
In main market activity, Barita Investments lost 74 cents in trading 2,164 shares to close at $44.25, Caribbean Cement closed with a fall of $1 at $79 while trading 7,764 shares, Grace Kennedy gained 50 cents trading at $61.50, with 143,255 shares. Jamaica Broilers rose 95 cents in trading 6,442 units to close at $32.95, Jamaica Producers dropped $2 to close at $23, in trading 1,044,714 shares. Kingston Wharves settled at $70, with 3,899 units trading after gaining by $1, NCB Financial Group lost $2 trading 416,899 shares to end at $161. PanJam Investment dropped $1.40 and ended at $95.50, with 18,515 units trading, Pulse Investments finished at $2.55, with 45,001 shares, Proven Investments rose 50 cents to close at $34 with an exchange of 300 shares, Sagicor Group added $1.48 and ended trading at $49.98, with an exchange of 470,884 stock units and Seprod added $2.05 in trading 123,705 shares to close at $48.
Trading in the US dollar market ended with 38,836 units valued US$11,353. JMMB Group 6% settle at $1.06 while trading 7,608 units, Sterling Investments finished trading 2,028 units and lost 0.03 cent to close with a at 37 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments traded 29,200 units to close at 11 US cents. The JSE USD Equities Index rose 0.40 points to close at 193.62.

Junior Market inched higher- Thursday

The Junior Market index advanced 9.59 points to close at 3,036.03 on Thursday, but with advancing stocks lagging those declining as the dollar value of trading jumping sharply by 235 percent and volume by 357 percent.
At the close of market activities, 32 securities changed hands, compared to 27 on Wednesday, resulting in prices of 9 rising, 12 declining and 11 remaining unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Market activity led to an exchange of 1,878,043 units valued $7,197,867, compared to 7,161,365 units valued at $22,779,368 on Wednesday. The average trade for the day amounts to 58,689 units for an average of $224,933 in contrast to 265,236 units for an average of $843,680 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 80,150 units for an average of $304,282 and previously, 81,483 units for an average of $309,080. In contrast, April closed with an average of 87,963 units valued $317,267 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $45, with an exchange of 2,500 shares, AMG Packaging gained 1 cent in closing at $2.01, with 15,780 stock units traded, Blue Power rose 10 cents trading 1,100 units, at $4.50, Cargo Handlers settled at $9.25, with an exchange of 3,584 shares. Caribbean Flavours lost 75 cents in trading 1,355 stock units at $16, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 5 cents at $4.30, with 47,500 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $1.80, with 102,100 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 9 cents at $2.81, with an exchange of 86,885 shares. Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 21,000 shares at $12.05, Everything Fresh finished at $1.47, trading 102,681 stock units, Elite Diagnostic ended trading 35 cents higher at $3.70, with an exchange of 435,585 shares, Express Catering traded 86,077 shares at $7. FosRich Group traded 23,905 shares, with a loss of 15 cents at $4.80, Fontana closed 5 cents higher at $4.20, exchanging 186,752 stock units, General Accident ended 20 cents higher at $4.20, with 30,000 units changing hands, GWest Corporation concluded trading of 45,500 shares at $1.31. Honey Bun finished with a loss of 1 cent at $4.99, with 111,782 shares crossing the exchange, iCreate settled 6 cents higher at 80 cents, with 37,682 shares passing through the exchange, Indies Pharma ended trading of 31,201 stock units for 3 cents higher to close at $3.10, Iron Rock traded 35,612 units at $3.50. Jamaican Teas closed with a loss of 25 cents at $4.30, with 3,739 shares trading, Jetcon Corporation ended with a loss of 10 cents at $1.90, with an exchange of 60,888 shares, Knutsford Express dived $1.40 to close at $10.90, trading 500 shares, Lasco Distributors ended trading 260,827 shares at $3.70. Lasco Financial traded 17,682 shares and garnered 14 cents to close at $5, Lasco Manufacturing fell by 25 cents to end at $3.25, with an exchange of 17,700 stock units, Main Event closed 14 cents higher at $5.35, with 20,965 units changing hands, Medical Disposables ended with a loss of $1.35 at $5.50, with 25,000 shares trading. Paramount Trading concluded trading with 13,746 shares, at $2.10, SSL Venture Capital finished at $1.61, with an exchange of 5,215 shares, Stationery and Office settled with a loss of 46 cents at $9.04, with 21,200 stock units changing hands and tTech traded 22,000 shares with a loss of 2 cents to close at $5.71.

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