Juniors drop 58 points – Wednesday

Access Financial drops $6 on Wednesday, more than reversing Tuesday’s gain.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange after enjoying five consecutive days of strong gains, declined on Wednesday by a whopping 57.67 points to close at 3,011.26.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 9 declined and 5 remained unchanged with 25 securities changing hands, resulting in a big hike in the quantity of shares trading to 7,465,041 units valued at $55,063,474 compared to 1,630,055 units valued at $7,932,006 from 23 securities changing hands on Tuesday.
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 4 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 298,602 units for an average of $2,202,539 in contrast to 70,872 units for an average of $344,870 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 151,011 units valued at $894,076 and previously 96,749 units valued at $413,023. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dived $6 to end at $47, with 120 shares, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 10 cents at $2.10, with 67,094 stock units, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 50 cents at $8, with 100 shares, Caribbean Cream rose 4 cents to close at $5.10, with 13,840 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 20 cents at $5.05, in exchanging 25,000 units. C2W Music ended at 45 cents, with 25,000 shares traded, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.13, with 48,467 units, Eppley ended trading $1.04 higher at $9.18, with 1,700 shares, Express Catering traded at $7.80, with 2,453,192 shares. FosRich Group gained 5 cents to $2.75, with 41,869 shares, General Accident closed with a loss of 15 cents at $3.15, after 32,000 stock units changed hands, Honey Bun concluded trading 40 cents higher at $5, with 42,404 shares, Jamaican Teas rose 10 cents to $5, with 124,213 stock units. Jetcon Corporation traded 6 cents higher at $4.06, with 140,299 units, Key Insurance traded 7,947 shares and rose 21 cents to $3.50, KLE Group closed with a loss of 14 cents at $2.86, in exchanging 2,000 shares, Knutsford Express dropped $2.25 to $11.50, with 1,790,027 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors added 10 cents in trading 1,978 stock units at $4.10, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 2 cents at $5.10, trading 1,263,476 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 30 cents higher at $4.20, with 700,000 shares, Main Event climbed 65 cents higher to $8, with 93,893 shares. Paramount Trading finished trading at $3, with 1,498 stock units, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 6 cents at $8, after 26,634 units changed hands and tTech concluded trading 35 cents higher at $6.10, with 715 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.75% settled at $6, with 561,575 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Juniors brake year old downtrend

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange enjoyed two days of major index moves as express catering moved to two record closing on Monday and Tuesday and broke a one year downtrend.
The Market Index advanced by 41.64 points to close at 3,068.93 on Tuesday and with Monday’s gains pushed the 2018 gains to 12.3 percent, but the market still trails the peak of May 24 last year of 3,375.24 points. Importantly, the move upward brakes the downtrend it started just over one year ago, suggesting that the market trajectory may be up, from now.
On Tuesday with 23 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 1,630,055 units valued at $7,932,006 compared to 1,017,701 units valued at $4,780,851 on Monday from 22 securities trading.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities rising, 6 falling and 8 remaining unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 70,872 units for an average of $344,870 in contrast to 46,259 units for an average of $217,311 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 96,749 units valued at $413,023 and previously 109,975 units valued at $447,857. In contrast, May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed $1 higher at $53, with 100 shares, AMG Packaging gained 10 cents to end at $2.20, with 16,500 stock units, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 64 cents at $5.06, exchnaging 6,600 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded at $10, with 6,701 stock unit tradings, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $5.25, with 77,700 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.48, with 87,415 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.13, with 52,293 units, Express Catering traded 40 cents higher to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $7.80, with 258,423 shares, FosRich Group finished trading with a rise of 10 cents at $2.70, exchanging 242,838 shares. General Accident closed with a loss of 9 cents at $3.30, with 10,413 stock units, GWest Corporation ended 19 cents higher at $2.30, with 1,945 units, Honey Bun concluded trading with 174,441 shares and lost 20 cents to end at $4.60, ISP Finance dropped $2 to $15, with 17,300 shares. Jamaican Teas ended trading at $4.90, with 9,033 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4, with 48,100 units, Key Insurance climbed 54 cents and finished trading at $3.29, with 4,500 shares, Knutsford Express ended 75 cents higher at $13.75, with 7,444 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors concluded trading at $4, with 277,173 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 13 cents at $5.12, after 168,368 units traded, Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 29 cents at $3.90, with 98,495 shares, Main Event ended trading at $7.35, with 7,870 units followed by Stationery and Office closing 6 cents higher at $8.06, with 31,803 units and tTech concluded trading 45 cents higher at $5.75, with 24,600 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Junior Market jumps 62 points – Monday

Access Financial jumped $4 on Monday.

Junior Market Index climbed a strong 61.95 points, to close at 3,027.29 on Monday resulting from an exchange of 22 securities compared to 23 on Friday and the prices of 9 securities rising, 6 falling while 5 remained unchanged.
Express Catering rose to an all-time high at the close of $7.40 and there was a $4 jump in Access Financial to $52. Trading ended on Monday with 1,017,701 units valued at $4,780,851changing hands, compared to 3,931,183 units valued at $15,372,700 on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 46,259 units for an average of $217,311 in contrast to 170,921 units for an average of $668,378 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 109,975 valued at $447,857. May closed with an average of 217,589 units valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed $4 higher at $52, with 500 shares, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 47 cents at $8.50, with 28,600 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $5.25, with 16,929 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 2 cents at $2.48, with 3,000 shares, Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of 9 cents at $17.90, with 1,000 stock units. Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.13, with 24,000 units, Express Catering ended trading 65 cents higher at $7.40, with 63,573 shares, FosRich Group traded 2 cents higher at $2.60, with 23,060 shares, General Accident finished trading at $3.39, with 900 shares. Honey Bun ended 5 cents higher at $4.80, with 1,100 units, ISP Finance finished at $17, with 200 shares, Jamaican Teas settled 10 cents higher at $4.90, with 1,000 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with a loss of 10 cents at $4, with 360,753 stock units. Knutsford Express finished trading 50 cents higher at $13, with 956 shares, Lasco Distributors closed at $4, with 46,262 shares, Lasco Financial ended 5 cents higher at $5.25, with 51,210 shares, Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading 19 cents higher at $4.19, with 305,051 stock units. Main Event finished with a loss of 65 cents at $7.35, with 59,453 units, Paramount Trading ended trading 12 cents higher at $3, with 705 shares and Stationery and Office traded with a loss of 6 cents at $8, with 22,998 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley concluded trading $8.14 higher at $8.14, with 1,000 units, Eppley ended trading at $6, with 5,451 shares, changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

9 Junior stocks rise 9 fall on Friday

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Main Event ended at a 52 weeks’ closing high on friday of $8.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange resulted in an exchange of 3,931,183 units valued at $15,372,700, compared to 2,550,756 units valued at $11,503,215 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities 23 securities changed hands compared to 23 on Thursday. Trading ended on Friday with the prices of 9 securities rising, 9 falling and 5 remaining unchanged leading the Junior Market Index gained 15.47 points to close at 2,965.34.
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 7 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 170,921 units for an average of $668,378 in contrast to 110,902 units for an average of $500,140 on Thursday. May closed with an average of 217,589 units valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $48, with 1,156 shares trading, AMG Packaging ended 10 cents higher at $2.10, with 1,786 stock units, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 50 cents at $9.50, trading 611 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 45 cents higher at $5.25, with 102,100 units, Consolidated Bakeries jumped 50 cents to close at $2.50, with 40,000 shares. Derrimon Trading rose 15 cents to end at $9.15, with 6,769 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 2 cents at $3.13, with 61,939 units, Eppley ended trading with a loss of $2.04 at $8.14, while exchnaging 3,000 shares, Express Catering traded 65 cents higher at $6.75, with 18,900 shares. FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $2.58, with 11,017 shares changing hands, General Accident closed with a loss of 6 cents at $3.39, with 979,394 stock units trading, GWest Corporation ended with a loss of 4 cents at $2.11, with 11,755 units, Iron Rock finished at $3.05, with 32,000 shares. Jamaican Teas ended trading at $4.80, exchanging 167,054 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded 5 cents higher at $4.10, with 35,500 units, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 4 cents at $4, as 2,106,900 shares changed hands, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 5 cents at $5.20, with 21,690 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled with a rise of 5 cents to $4, trading 266,500 shares, Main Event traded 65 cents higher to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $8, with 9,962 shares, Medical Disposables traded with a loss of 22 cents at $4.30, with 5,000 shares, Stationery and Office closed 6 cents higher at $8.06, with 14,152 units and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30, trading 10,000 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.75% settled at $6, with 23,998 shares changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Jamaica Broilers in share buy back

Jamaica Broilers Group (JBG) has effectively bought back just over 165 million units of its issued shares in a deal that was funded by the group and placed in a shareholders’ trust.
The Company advised the Jamaica Stock Exchange that it entered into an Agreement prior to the 28th day of April, 2018 to lend to JBG Stockholders Nominee Limited (“the Shareholder Trust”) a sum not exceeding J$4.35 billion. A portion of the loan was used to purchase a total of 165,452,446 shares. This block of shares was held by family branches of one of the Founders of the Company and the trustees and entities connected to them; none of whom are currently involved in the management of the Company. The block does not involve shares held by the Chairman Robert Levy and President Christopher Levy who still maintain their shareholdings.
The block of shares were traded on the stock exchange on Thursday. According to the report released by the company, the directors of JBGL saw this as an opportunity to provide a substantial benefit to the shareholders of the Company. Accordingly, the Directors of the Company approved the loan to the Shareholder Trust to purchase the available Company shares.
The Shareholders Trust will hold the shares purchased, and all benefits derived will be for the benefit of all shareholders of the Company. The Shareholders Trust will service the aforesaid loan from dividends and/or distributions paid upon the shares and from the proceeds of the sale of the shares.

More Junior stocks less volume trade

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange resulted in an exchange of 2,550,756 units valued at $11,503,215 compared to 3,694,880 units valued at $16,175,190 on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities 23 securities changed hands compared to 20 on Wednesday. Trading ended on Thursday with the prices of 11 securities rising, 9 falling and 3 remaining unchanged leading the Junior Market Index to inched 4.32 points higher to close at 2,949.87.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 9 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 110,902 units for an average of $500,140 in contrast to 184,744 units for an average of $808,760 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 217,589 units valued at $1,322,452 and previously 222,712 units with an average value of $1,322,452. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed trading after rising $1.90 t0 $48, with 230 shares, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 2 cents at $8.97 in exchanging 5,623 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 5 cents at $5.70, with 1,015 shares changing hands, Caribbean Producers fell 15 cents to close $4.80, trading 46,626 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a gain of 10 cents at $2, exchanging 365,475 shares. Dolphin Cove climbed 49 cents and concluded trading at $17.99, with and exchange of 2,783 units, Eppley settled at $10.18, with 125 units, Express Catering ended trading 7 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $6.10, with 281,850 shares, FosRich Group traded 7,480 shares and rose 9 cents to end at $2.59, GWest Corporation gained 3 cents to closed at $2.15, with 9,690 stock units changing hands. Honey Bun ended with a loss of 5 cents at $4.75, exchanging 42,800 units, Jamaican Teas settled 20 cents higher at $4.80, with 996,091 shares trading, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with 24,278 stock units exchanged, after rising 5 cents to $4.05, KLE Group finished trading 50 cents higher at $3, with 7,466 shares. Knutsford Express closed at $12.50, with 671 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 6 cents at $4.04, after 384,910 shares traded, Lasco Financial concluded trading and gained 5 cents to $5.25, with 28,264 stock units, Lasco Manufacturing fell 25 cents to close at $3.95, with 159,483 units traded. Main Event settled with a loss of 35 cents at $7.35, with 33,031 shares after trading at a 52 weeks’ high of $8.10, Medical Disposables ended trading 2 cents higher at $4.52, with 21,000 shares, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 12 cents at $8, after 13,397 stock units changed hands and tTech ended with a loss of 10 cents at $6, while 113,585 shares traded. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 9.5% settled at $6, with 4,883 shares that changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Jetcon grabs 82% of Wednesday’s trade

Jetcon was the leading trade on Wednesday with more than 3M units.

Trading on the Junior Market slipped back on Wednesday to 3,694,880 units valued at $16,175,190 trading, with Jetcon Corporation accounted for 81.7 percent of the volume traded amounting to 3 million units.
Trading levels dropped back from 21,381,750 units valued at $231,190,214 changing hands on Tuesday, dominated by trading in Knutsford Express with 19.4 million units.
A total of 20 securities traded, down from 24 on Tuesday, while the market Index jumped 42.79 points to 2,945.55 as the prices of 9 securities advanced, 5 declined and 6 remained unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 9 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 184,744 units for an average of $808,760 in contrast to 890,906 units for an average of $9,632,926 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 222,712 units with an average value of $1,322,452 and previously 224,366 units with an average value of $1,343,731. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Caribbean Cream ended trading 95 cents higher at $5.75, with 5,285 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 30 cents at $4.95, with 10,000 units, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.15, with 16,229 units, Eppley ended trading at $10.18, with 855 shares, Express Catering traded 283,974 shares with a rise of 13 cents to $6.03. FosRich Group rose 10 cents to end at $2.50, with 31,830 shares, GWest Corporation ended 2 cents higher at $2.12, with 9,000 units, Jamaican Teas ended trading at $4.60, with 290 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4, with 3,019,395 units. Knutsford Express ended at $12.50 after gaining $1 trading 34,769 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a rise of 10 cents at $4.10, exchanging 12,000 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 20 cents at $5.20, with 4,659 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 20 cents higher at $4.20, with 10,450 shares. Main Event rose 40 cents to $7.70, with 21,539 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading with a loss of 12 cents at $2.88, in exchnaging 5,000 stock units, Stationery and Office closed 2 cents higher at $8.12, with 25,797 units and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 15 cents at $6.10, after 100 shares changed hands. In the Junior Market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading at $6, with 162,933 units trading, Eppley 8.75% settled at $6, with 32,500 shares and Eppley 9.5% finished with a loss of 1 cent at $6, trading 8,275 shares.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Knutsford Express trades 19M shares on Tuesday

Jamaica cross country luxury bus operators, Knutsford Express traded 19.44 million shares on the Junior Market as the NCB Financial Group continues to reduce their holdings in the company and booking some hefty profits in the process.
At the close of trading, the stock price of Knutsford’s share fell to a 52 weeks’ low of $11.50 as 21,381,750 units valued at $231,190,214 traded, up from a mere 776,551 units valued at $3,574,246 changing hands on Monday.
A total of 24 securities traded, down from 21 on Monday, with market Index declined by 24.38 points to close at 2,902.76 as the prices of 8 securities advanced, 10 declined and 6 remained unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 8 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 890,906 units for an average of $9,632,926 in contrast to 36,979 units for an average of $170,202 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 224,366 units with an average value of $1,343,731 and previously 187,592 units with an average value of $886,396. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 738,353 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading at $37, with 10,027 units, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 33 cents at $10, with 7,801 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded 30 cents higher at $10, with 3,000 stock units, Caribbean Producers traded 13 cents higher at $5.25, with 575,781 units changing hands. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 4 cents at $1.90, with 1,000 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled 2 cents higher at $3.15, with 86,062 units, Eppley ended trading at $10.18, with 363 shares, Express Catering traded with a loss of 5 cents at $5.90, exchanging 44,946 shares. FosRich Group finished trading at $2.40, with 82,897 shares, GWest Corporation fell 1 cent to $2.10, trading 34,709 units, Honey Bun concluded trading 30 cents higher at $4.80, with 106,100 shares, Jamaican Teas ended trading 20 cents higher at $4.60, with 31,581 stock units. Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 6 cents at $4, while 34,435 units changed hands, KLE Group closed with a loss of 35 cents at $2.50, trading 13,000 shares, Knutsford Express ended with a loss of 99 cents at a 52 weeks’ low of $11.50, with 19,440,611 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors concluded trading 10 cents higher at $4, with 56,281 stock units. Lasco Financial finished 40 cents higher at $5.40, with 4,985 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4, with 17,000 shares, Main Event ended trading with a loss of 30 cents at $7.30, as 6,277 shares were exchanged, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 29 cents at $8.10, with 76,232 units and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 25 cents at $6.25, exchanging 3,967 shares. In the Junior Market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading at $6, with 3,400 units, Eppley 9.5% finished 1 cent higher at $6.01, with 2,942 shares, changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Junior Market in modest gain – Monday

Trading levels on the Junior Market fell sharply from Friday’s 6,308,783 units valued at $25,012,631, to just 776,551 units valued at a mere $3,574,246 on Monday.
A total of 21 securities traded, down from 22 on Friday, with market Index rising 12.53 points to close at 2,927.14 as the prices of 7 securities advanced, 9 declined and 5 remained unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 8 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 36,979 units for an average of $170,202 in contrast to 286,763 units for an average of $1,136,938 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 187,592 units with an average value of $886,396 and previously 195,232 units with an average value of $922,724. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 30,700 stock units, Cargo Handlers settled for a 63 cents rise to $10.33, with 4,012 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 4 cents at $5.12, with 3,880 units, Consolidated Bakeries gained14 cents to closed $1.94, with 63,353 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading at $9, with 10,000 shares. Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 7 cents at $3.13, with 50,000 units, Express Catering traded at $5.95, with 29,879 shares changing hands, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.40, with 10,556 shares, GWest Corporation ended 1 cent higher at $2.11, with 25,031 units. Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 11 cents at $4.50, with 66,900 shares, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 4 cents at $4.06, with 183,176 units, Knutsford Express ended 49 cents higher at $12.49, with 741 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 14 cents at $3.90, with 17,497 stock units. Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 20 cents at $5, with 91,733 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 20 cents at $4, with 16,873 shares, Main Event ended trading 60 cents higher at $7.60, with 67,788 shares, Medical Disposables traded with a loss of 10 cents at $4.50, with 29,378 shares. Paramount Trading finished trading 24 cents higher at $3, with 15,166 stock units, Stationery and Office closed 11 cents lower to $8.39, with 48,983 units and tTech gained 50 cents to close at $6.50, with 5,905 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading at $6, as 5,000 units changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Junior Market slips back – Friday

Trading levels on the Junior Market were in line with Thursday as 6,308,783 units valued at $25,012,631 traded on Friday compared to 7,377,691 units valued at $23,298,507 changing hands on Thursday.
A total of 22 securities traded, down from 25 on Thursday, with market Index falling 25.47 points to close at 2,914.61 as the prices of 5 securities advanced, 12 declined and 5 remained unchanged.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 9 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 286,763 units for an average of $1,136,938 in contrast to 295,108 units for an average of $931,940 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 195,232 units with an average value of $922,724 and previously 190,095 units with an average value of $910,702. April closed with an average of 121,622 units at $506,803, for each security traded.
At the close of the market, AMG Packaging ended at $2, with 94,500 stock units trading, Blue Power concluded trading at $37, with 3,423 units, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 21 cents at $4.80, with 16,500 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 9 cents at $5.16, with 53,000 units, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 15 cents at $9, exchanging 100,378 shares. Elite Diagnostic settled 5 cents higher at $3.20, with 88,702 units, Express Catering rose 5 cents to $5.95, trading 83,903 shares, FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 9 cents at $2.40, with 9,844 shares changing hands, GWest Corporation ended at $2.10, with 954,958 units. Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 2 cents at $4.61, with 77,739 shares, Iron Rock finished with a loss of 2 cents at $3.05, with 21,000 shares, ISP Finance drifted $1 lower to $17, with 500 shares, Jamaican Teas ended trading 6 cents higher at $4.40, with 30,563 stock units. Jetcon Corporation traded 10 cents higher at $4.10, with 4,198,551 units, Knutsford Express ended at $12, with 29,985 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 11 cents at $4.04, with 8,600 stock units, Lasco Financial finished at $5.20, trading 11,263 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled 20 cents higher at $4.20, with 382,421 shares, Main Event ended trading at $7, with 38,000 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading with a loss of 24 cents at $2.76, with just 1,000 stock units changing hands, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 30 cents at $8.50, with 36,389 units and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 50 cents to $6, after 67,564 shares changed hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.