Juniors slip with 2 stocks up 2 down

The junior market closed on Wednesday with the index slipping by just 0.63 points to 980.32 and a total of 2 stocks advancing, 2 declining as 7 securities traded. The market ended with 1,114,636 units, valued at $2,408,864 changing hands.
JM - Trade Sht 30-9-15At the close 4 securities ended with no bids to buy, while 8 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, General Accident Insurance ended with 54,405 units changing hands at $1.50, in the process added 3 cents. Honey Bun with 19,883 shares changing hands, closed unchanged at $4.28, Jamaican Teas traded 54,925 units to end at $3.10 but after losing 12 cents. Lasco Distributors with 146,290 units trading, ended with unchanged at $2, Lasco Financial had 3,850 shares changing hands, ended at $1.61, Lasco Manufacturing with 335,283 shares trading, closed at $2.05 with a gain of 5 cents and Derrimon Trading preference share ended with 500,000 shares changing hands to end at $2.20 down 5 cents.

Juniors move up on Tuesday

stocks The junior market closed on Tuesday with the index rising 12.09 points to 980.95 and a total of 4 stocks advancing, 4 declining as 12 securities traded. The market ended with 241,772 units, valued at $747,229 changing hands.
At the close 4 securities ended with no bids to buy, while 9 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 4 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
In trading, AMG Packaging closed at $3.65, with 5,100 units changing hands, Blue Power traded 2,000 shares and lost 50 cents to close at $13.20, Consolidated Bakeries traded 40,000 shares and declined by 20 cents to end at $1. General Accident Insurance traded 20228 units at $1.47 in the process lost 3 cents. Honey Bun with 26,827 shares changing JM - Trade Sht 29-9-15hands and closed unchanged at $4.28, Jamaican Teas traded 500 units at $3.22 and added 2 cents, Lasco Distributors with 17,240 units trading, ended with a unchanged at $2, Lasco Financial had 46,336 shares changing hands, ended at $1.61 after losing 14 cents. Lasco Manufacturing with 25,350 shares trading, closed at $2 with a gain of 1 cent, Paramount Trading ended with 16,782 shares changing hands and gained 9 cents to be at $5.90, Eppley cumulative preference share 2019, ended with 8,209 units changing hands, 2 cents higher, at $6.07 and Eppley 9.5% preference share, ended with 33,200 units changing hands at $6.01.

Juniors inched up on Monday

The junior market ended on Monday with the index rising 3.35 points to 968.86 and a total of 4 stocks advancing, 3 declining as 8 securities traded. The market ended with 798,223 units, valued at $1,792,306 changing hands.
At the close 3 securities ended with no bids to buy, while 9 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 7 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 3 closed with lower offers.
In trading, AMG Packaging JM - Trade Sht 28-9-15closed with a gain of 5 cents to reach $3.65, with 500 units changing hands, Caribbean Cream traded 540,000 shares and lost 5 cents to close at $1.75, Caribbean Producers traded 25,301 shares at $2.35 by gaining 5 cents. Jamaican Teas traded 8,000 units at $3.20 by slipping 30 cents, Lasco Distributors closed with 201,388 units trading and ended with a gain of 16 cents at $2, Lasco Financial with 20,350 shares changing hands ended at $1.75 after losing 5 cents. Lasco Manufacturing with 1,684 shares trading closed at $1.99 with a gain of 4 cents, and Derrimon Trading preference share ended with 1,000 shares changing hands to end 2 cents higher at $2.25.

Carib Producers dominates juniors – Friday

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CPJ dominates junior market trading

CPJ dominates junior market trading

The junior market ended on Friday with Caribbean Producers trading over 2 million shares to be the dominant trade. The market closed with the index barely rising with just 0.61 points to close at 957.86 as the prices of 3 stocks advanced and 2 declined with a total of 11 securities trading. The market ended with 3,428,036 units, valued at $7,336,878 changing hands.
At the close, there are signs that the supply of junior market stocks is on the decline with demand slowly rising, indicators that prices should be rising for a number of stocks while those declining should be less. The market ended with 4 securities with no bids to buy, while 8 had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 6 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 2 closed with lower offers.
Stocks trading are, Access Financial with 1,545 shares changing hands at $12.50 while gaining 30 cents, Caribbean Cream ending with 60,000 shares changing hands at $1.67 to gain JM - Trade Sht 18-9-152 cents, Caribbean Producers trading 2,169,800 units to close at $2.35, Consolidated Bakeries traded 2,000 shares at $1.20 Derrimon Trading ended with 32,000 shares changing hands, to end at $2.30. Dolphin Cove trading 6,556 units at $11.50. General Accident trading 38,054 shares to end at $1.45, Jamaican Teas with 46,241 shares trading, to close at $3.50, Lasco Financial ended with 990,914 shares changing hands for a decline of 10 cents to $1.60, Lasco Manufacturing fell 4 cents with 80,726 shares trading at $1.96 and Paramount Trading gained 25 cents in trading 200 units in ending at $6.

Junior market gains on Monday

JSE sign Trading on Monday ended with just 1,004,842 units, valued at $1,877,894 changing hands from a total of 7 securities that traded. The prices of 3 stocks advanced 2 declined with the junior market index rising 11.47 points to close at 966.38.
At the close, 3 securities ended with no bids to buy, while 8 had no stocks being offered for sale and 3 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 2 closed with a lower offer.
Stocks trading are, Access Financial traded 2,500 shares to close with a 2 cents fall to $12, Caribbean Producers lost 10 cents with 66,153 shares changing hands at $2.40, Dolphin Cove JM - Trade 14-9-15traded just 204 shares to end at $12.25, General Accident Insurance had 206,820 shares changing hands at $1.45 for a 5 cents gain. Jamaican Teas had 20,715 shares trading to close at $3.50, Lasco Distributors closed with 89,124 units changing hands at $1.95 to gain 5 cents, Lasco Financial ended with 1,500 shares changing hands at $1.75, for a fall of 5 cents and Lasco Manufacturing had 620,326 units changing hands at $1.90, to gain 10 cents.

4 junior stocks gained on Monday

JSE sign Trading on Monday ended with just 579,620 units, valued at $1,142,688 changing hands from a total of only 8 securities that traded. The price of 1 stock declined and 4 advanced with the junior market index adding 3.46 points to close at 970.44.
At the close, 5 securities ended with no bids to buy, while 6 had no stocks being offered for sale and 4 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and none closed with lower offers.
Stocks trading are, Caribbean Cream ended with 240,000 shares changing hands at $1.75 to gain 5 cents, Consolidated Bakeries traded 5,000 shares at $1.20, Dolphin Cove closed with JM - Trade 7-9-151,000 shares changing hands at $12.90, for a 38 cents gain, Honey Bun traded 41,352 units at $3.98, Jamaican Teas had 4,436 shares changing hands at $3.50. Lasco Distributors closed with 9,645 units trading and ended with a gain of 7 cents at $1.87, Lasco Financial ended with 10,403 shares changing hands at $1.85 lost 2 cents and Lasco Manufacturing closed with 266,784 units trading, ended with a gain of 1 cent to end at $1.81.

Quiet day for juniors

JSE sign Trading on Friday ended with just 496,232 units, valued at $1,411,394 changing hands from a total of 11 securities that traded. The price of 5 stocks declined and 3 advanced with the junior market index losing 2.90 points to close at 966.98.
At the close, 5 securities ended with no bids to buy, while 4 had no stocks being offered for sale and 5 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and none closed with lower offers.
Stocks trading are, Access Financial traded 4,840 shares to close with a 18 cents fall to $12.02, Blue Power eased 40 cents to close at $13.60 with 25,000 units trading, Derrimon Trading ended with 15,000 shares changing hands and closed at $2.65, for a gain of 5 cents, Dolphin Cove closed with 1,131 shares changing hands at $12.52, for a 38 cents decline, Honey Bun traded JM - Trade Sheet 4-9-155,000 units at $3.98, after adding 3 cents. Jamaican Teas had 2,774 shares changing hands, 25 cents higher at $3.50, KLE Group traded unchanged at 50 cents with 5,000 units changing hands, Knutsford Express with 100 shares changing hands ended at $6, Lasco Distributors fell 11 cents to $1.80, after it traded as high as $1.92 and ended with 76,000 units changing hands. Lasco Financial ended with 146,387 shares changing hands at $1.87 and Derrimon Trading 11.75% preference share, ended with 215,000 units changing hands with the price slipping 1 cent to $2.39.

Lasco Manufacturing dominates juniors

Bottle heating machine at Lasco Manufacturing. The company traded 1.6m shares on Thursday.

Bottle heating machine at Lasco Manufacturing. The company traded 1.6m shares on Thursday.

Trading on Thursday ended with 2,195,835 units, valued at $4,389,876 changing hands from a total of 12 securities that traded up from only 7 on Wednesday. The price of 4 stocks declined and 3 advanced with the junior market index lost 2.29 points to close at 969.88. Lasco Manufacturing traded 1.6 million units to be the main contributor to the volume traded.
At the close, 5 securities ended with no bids to buy, while 4 had no stocks being offered for sale and 4 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 2 with lower offers.
Stocks trading are, Access Financial traded 7,670 shares to close with a 20 cents increase at $12.20, Cargo Handlers ended with 1,256 shares changing hands and closed at $31, Caribbean Cream ended with 245,000 shares changing hands at $1.71 for a 69 cents decline, Caribbean Producers traded 15,000 units at $2.40, after losing 10 cents. Consolidated Bakeries traded 3,149 shares at $1.20, General Accident Insurance ended with 20,000 shares trading unchanged at $1.42 at the close. JM - Trade Sheet 3-9-15Jamaican Teas had 7,000 shares trading at $3.25 and gained 15 cents, KLE Group traded unchanged at 50 cents with 10,000 units changing hands, Lasco Distributors fell 3 cents to $1.91, with 6,000 units changing hands. Lasco Financial ended with 216,000 shares changing hands at $1.87, for a rise of 21 cents after trading earlier at $1.70, Lasco Manufacturing ended with 1,595,585 shares changing hands at $1.80, but traded as high as $1.95 and Eppley cumulative preference share 2019, ended with 69,175 units changing hands at $6.05.

7 stocks up 3 down for juniors

Blue Power jumped to a 52 weeks' high of $14 on Monday

Blue Power jumped to a 52 weeks’ high of $14 on Monday

Trading picked finished on Monday with 896,833 units, valued at $2,532,872 changing hands from a total of 13 securities that traded. Only 3 stocks declined and 7 advanced with the junior market index gaining 9.69 points to close at 959.68.
At the close, 5 securities ended with no bids to buy, while 4 had no stocks being offered for sale and 4 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and none with the offer being lower.
Stocks trading are, Access Financial ended at $16.50 with a gain of $3.50 with 13,547 units changing hands, Blue Power rose $1.70 to a new 52 weeks’ high of $14 while 3,000 shares traded, Caribbean Cream ended with 300,018 shares changing hands at $2 for a 30 cents increase. Caribbean Producers traded 10,006 units at $2.51, for a decline of 9 cents, Consolidated Bakeries traded 17,950 shares at $1.20 after shedding 9 cents, Dolphin Cove JM Trade 31-8-15gained 85 cents to $13, while 62,000 shares traded, General Accident Insurance traded 30,000 units at $1.42, Honey Bun with 11,358 shares changing hands, closed with a gain of 25 cents at $4.25, for a 52 weeks’ high, Jamaican Teas had 4,149 shares trading, to close at $3.10, Lasco Distributors was up 8 cents to $1.70, with 224,468 units changing hands. Lasco Financial closed with 57,133 units trading to end at $1.65, after rising 1 cent, Lasco Manufacturing gained 10 cents in closing at $1.90 with 129,204 units changing hands and Medical Disposables traded 22,000 shares to close unchanged at $2.50.

Limited trading on junior market

Trading finished with limited activity with just 7 securities changing hands. At the close 2 stocks declined and 3 gained, resulting in only 49,128 units, valued at $108,535 changing hands. The market gained 22.29 points to close at 938.07.
At the close, 4 securities ended with no bids to buy, while 2 had no stocks being offered for sale and 3 stocks closed with bids higher than the last traded prices and 1 with the offer being lower.
JM Trade 2708-15Stocks trading are, Access Financial Services finished with 1,000 shares to close at $13, with a gain of $2, Caribbean Cream ended with 2,600 shares changing hands at $1.70 for an increase of 10 cents, General Accident Insurance traded 10,000 units with the price closing unchanged at $1.42, after shedding 8 cents. Jamaican Teas had 10,000 shares trading to close at $3.10 after losing 2 cents, Lasco Distributors closed with 12,390 units trading, to end at $1.62, the stock closed with the bid at $1.65 to buy 500,000 shares. Lasco Manufacturing gained 8 cents in closing at $1.80 with 12,613 units changing hands and Paramount Trading ended with 565 units changing hands unchanged at $6.