Junior Market advances – Friday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange advanced by 26.63 points to close at 3,449.18 in trading on Friday with advancing stocks beat out declining ones.
The market closed with 32 securities crossing the exchange versus 30 on Thursday and ended with the prices of 14 securities advanced, 10 declined and 8 remained unchanged.
Market activities, resulted in an exchange of 1,888,462 units valued at $8,580,846 compared to 2,444,430 units valued at $10,669,698 changing hands on Thursday.
Trading ended with an average of 59,014 units for an average of $268,151 in contrast to 81,481 units for an average of $355,657 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 96,155 units at $451,253 compared to 109,660 units at $517,835 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 7 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial gained $3.40 to end at $37 with 23,503 stock units trading, AMG Packaging closed 8 cents higher at $1.83, with 8,252 stock units changing hands, Cargo Handlers closed trading of 100 units and gained 50 cents to end at $10, Caribbean Cream climbed 43 cents and exchanged 2,000 shares at $4.95. Caribbean Producers ended trading with 52,000 shares, after rising 24 cents to end at $4.75, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 5 cents at $1.75, after swapping 41,453 shares, Dolphin Cove lost 50 cents in trading 20,200 shares to close at $10. Derrimon Trading dipped 9 cents in trading 107,111 units at $2.46, Express Catering closed 72 cents higher at $6.40, with 25,512 stock units trading, Elite Diagnostic dropped 71 cents in trading 37,934 units to close at $5.50, Fosrich declined 5 cents in trading of 900 units at $5. Fontana shed 20 cents in exchanging 43,194 units at $8.20, General Accident closed with 21,716 units changing hands and gained 10 cents to end at $6.50, Honey Bun climbed 20 cents and exchanged 24,645 shares at $6.35, Indies Pharma traded 33,253 shares, after rising 4 cents to end at $3.35. Jamaican Teas lost 17 cents with 17,482 units changing hands at $5.93, Jetcon Corporation climbed 16 cents and exchanged 23,163 shares at $1.96, Knutsford Express climbed 19 cents in swapping 11,513 shares at $11. Lasco Distributors fell 5 cents in trading 883,543 units at $3.75, Lasco Financial closed 9 cents higher at $4.85, with 156,058 stock units crossing the exchange, Lasco Manufacturing climbed 11 cents and exchanged 36,415 shares at $5.40.  Limners and Bards declined by 20 cents to settle at $2.55 with 65,972 units crossing the exchange, Main Event climbed 9 cents and exchanged 4,000 shares at $5.60 and SSL Venture Capital lost 25 cents in trading of 1,000 units at $1.35.

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

 

Junior Market suffers minor fall – Thursday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange traded 30 securities on Thursday with the prices of 12 securities advanced, 13 declined and 5 remained unchanged leading the market Index to dipped just 4.40 points to 3,422.55.
Market activities, resulted in an exchange of 2,444,430 units valued at $10,669,698 compared to 5,067,017 units valued at $23,716,252 from 28 securities changing hands on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 81,481 units for an average of $355,657 in contrast to 180,965 units for an average of $847,009 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 109,660 units at $517,835 compared to 124,236 shares valued at $601,721 previously, in contrast, September closed with an average of 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial ended with a loss of $3.40 at a 52 weeks’ low of $33.60, after swapping 9,687 shares, AMG Packaging declined 11 cents in trading 25,000 units at $1.75, Blue Power ended with a loss of $1 at $9 with 5,155 stock units changing hands. Caribbean Producers lost 26 cents in trading of 16,110 units to close at $4.51, Consolidated Bakeries closed 5 cents higher at $1.80, with 6,000 stock units trading, Dolphin Cove ended trading with 34,205 shares, after rising 49 cents to end at $10.50. Derrimon Trading closed 13 cents higher at $2.55, with 143,250 stock units changing hands, Express Catering lost 62 cents trading 2,173 units at $5.68, Elite Diagnostic ended with 7,600 shares crossing the exchange after rising 81 cents to end at $6.21. Fontana closed trading of 120,657 units and gained 10 cents to end at $8.40, General Accident exchanged 3,100 units and gained 9 cents to end at $6.40, Honey Bun fell 35 cents in swapping 26,925 units at $6.15, Iron Rock Insurance lost 5 cents in trading 16,577 shares to close at $3.95. Jamaican Teas closed 10 cents higher at $6.10, with 24,774 stock units moving through the market, Jetcon Corporation lost 20 cents in trading of 25,559 units at $1.80. Knutsford Express fell 19 cents in exchanging 3,785 units at $10.81, Lasco Distributors closed 10 cents higher at $3.80, with 976,000 stock units changing hands. Lasco Financial ended market activity exchanging 554,327 shares to close at $4.76 after falling 29 cents, Lasco Manufacturing climbed 9 cents and exchanged 32,560 shares at $5.29, Limners and Bards dipped 7 cents in trading 90,522 units at $2.75, Medical Disposables closed 5 cents higher at $7.05, trading 4,000 stock units. Main Event lost 49 cents in exchanging 24,779 shares to close at $5.51, Paramount Trading climbed 20 cents and exchanged 15,000 shares at $2.20. Stationery and Office Supplies ended trading with 2,250 shares, after rising 35 cents to end at $11.15 and SSL Venture Capital resumed trading after a long suspension and ended with a loss of 1 cent at 1.60 with 9,121 stock units changing hands.

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

Junior Market gains 123 points in 3 days

Junior Market stock trading.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped 123.05 points in three days but ended nearly 53 points lower than the close of August when trading ended on Monday.
The Junior Market index jumped 54.94 points to close at 3,533.27 as prices of 10 securities advanced, 7 declined and 9 remained unchanged with 26 securities changing hands, up slightly from 24 trading

on Friday.
Trading resulting in an exchange of 6,210,149 units at $22,471,302 compared to 2,557,873 units valued at $13,773,282 on Friday.
Trading ended with an average of 238,852 units for an average of $864,281 in contrast to 106,578 units for an average of $573,887 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 954,574 units valued at $2,612,695 and previously 988,164 units valued at $2,580,720 for each security traded. August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 6 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Consolidated Bakeries closed trading of 22,000 units and gained 1 cent to end at $1.87, Dolphin Cove exchanged 6,650 units and gained 75 cents to end at $11.75, Derrimon Trading fell 10 cents in trading 45,998 units at $2.35. Express Catering closed trading of 17,948 units and gained 15 cents to end at $6.50, Everything Fresh ended with 60,713 shares changing hands, after rising 11 cents to end at $1.31, Fosrich climbed 10 cents and exchanged 22,200 shares at $5.10. Fontana lost 17 cents in trading 129,752 shares to close at $8.30, General Accident closed with a loss of 5 cents at $6.90, after swapping of 141,722 shares, Honey Bun closed 61 cents higher at $7, with 4,545 stock units trading, Indies Pharma fell 8 cents in trading 18,763 units at $3.30. Jamaican Teas climbed 18 cents and exchanged 13,547 shares at $6.30, Jetcon Corporation dipped 9 cents in trading 40,000 units at $2, Knutsford Express fell $1.40 cents in trading of 367 units to close at $11.10, Limners and Bards closed 17 cents higher at $2.97, with 294,838 stock units trading. Lasco Distributors climbed 53 cents and exchanged 5,158,000 shares at $3.85, Lasco Manufacturing traded 35,825 shares, after rising 10 cents to end at $5.50 and Main Event traded 8,086 declined by 5 cents to settle at $6.

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

Junior Market inched higher – Thursday

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Knutsford Express was the largest traded the Junior Market stock on Thursday.


The Junior Market Index gained 9.30 points to close at 3,454 on Thursday with 27 securities changing hands, with 11 securities rising, 11 declining as 5 remained unchanged.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 8,459,100 units at $64,413,332 compared to 53,025,384 units valued $252,714,577 on Wednesday from 27 securities.
Market activity ended with an average of 313,300 units at $2,385,679 for each security traded, in contrast to 1,963,903 units for an average of $9,359,799 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 1,377,283 valued at $3,452,615 and previously 1,421,017 shares valued at $3,530,472. August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the close 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, AMG Packaging closed 20 cents higher at $2, with 149 stock units trading, Blue Power ended with a loss of $1.06 at $8.44, swapping of 115,558 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading with 7,444 shares, after rising 4 cents to end at $5.29. Caribbean Producers shed 5 cents in moving 15,016 units at $4.75, Dolphin Cove climbed 75 cents in exchanging 245 shares at $11.75, Derrimon Trading ended market activity exchanging 62,171 shares to close at $2.52 after falling 3 cents. Elite Diagnostic closed 5 cents higher at $5.75, with 15,733 stock units trading, Express Catering closed 1 cent higher at $6.01 with 18,600 stock units trading, Fontana ended with an exchange of 83,135 shares, after gaining 5 cents to end at $8.15, Fosrich declined 10 cents in trading 17,281 units at $4.90. Honey Bun climbed 41 cents and exchanged 8,377 shares at $6.40, iCreate declined 2 cents to settle at $0.75, Indies Pharma lost 2 cents in trading of 1,850 units at $3.43, Jamaican Teas lost 4 cents in trading 16,223 units to close at $5.96. Knutsford Express traded 4,837,099 units and gained 5 cents to end at $10.95, Limners and Bards closed with a loss of 13 cents at $2.82, in moving 2,386,967 shares, Lasco Distributors climbed 18 cents and exchanged 185,821 shares to end at $3.48, Lasco Manufacturing declined 2 cents to settle at $5.44 in trading 16,398 shares. Medical Disposables lost 60 cents trading 5,000 shares to close at $7.40, Main Event had 2,500 shares changing hands, after rising 4 cents to end at $5.61, Paramount Trading closed with a loss of 8 cents higher at $1.70, with 100 stock units trading and tTech closed trading of 4,421 units and gained 30 cents to end at $5.90.

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

 

More Junior Market stocks rose

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Wednesday with a slight dip in the market Index of 3.64 points to close at 3,444.70 as more stocks rose than declined.  
 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading was negative and pointing to the possibility of more declines as 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 7 declined and 9 remained unchanged with 27 securities changing hands, compared to 30 on Monday and resulting in an exchange of 53,025,384 units valued at $252,714,577 compared to 2,481,939 units valued at $10,695,407 on Tuesday.
Trading ended with an average of 1,963,903 units for an average of $9,359,799 in contrast to 82,731 units for an average of $356,514 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to units 1,421,017 valued at $3,530,472 and previously 1,502,456 units for $3,331,836. August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
Stocks closing with price changes| AMG Packaging ended market activity exchanging 471,175 shares to close at $1.80 after falling 20 cents, Caribbean Producers climbed 5 cents after investors exchanged 51,245,360 shares to close at $4.80, Derrimon Trading climbed 8 cents and exchanged 12,870 shares at $2.55. Elite Diagnostic climbed 24 cents and exchanged 25,332 shares at $5.70, Everything Fresh lost 3 cents in trading 71,727 shares to close at $1.26, Express Catering fell 50 cents in trading of 18,368 units at $6. Fontana closed 35 cents higher at $8.10, with 227,440 stock units trading, General Accident climbed 85 cents and exchanged 108,732 shares at $6.40 but only after it traded at an intraday high of $7.20. Honey Bun ended trading with 10,317 shares, after rising 18 cents to end at $5.99, Indies Pharma climbed 8 cents and exchanged 28,817 shares at $3.45, Iron Rock Insurance added 5 cents in exchanging 76,090 shares at $4. Limners and Bards ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2.95 with 166,362 stock units changing hands, Lasco Distributors dipped 19 cents in trading 174,577 units at $3.30, Lasco Financial closed trading of 11,430 units and gained 50 cents to end at $5. Lasco Manufacturing ended trading with 18,696 shares, after rising 16 cents to end at $5.46, Main Event declined by $1.38 to settle at $5.57, Stationery and Office Supplies closed trading of 58,500 units and gained 45 cents to end at $11.50 and tTech fell 30 cents in trading of 20,111 units at $5.60.

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

Junior Market suffers sharp drop – Wednesday

Prices declined across the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday with 31 securities changing hands and leading to the prices of 4 securities advancing, 20 falling and 7 remaining unchanged with the Junior Market Index diving 72.87 points to 3,441.82.
Investors exchanged 2,691,652 shares valued at $16,496,761.57 compared to 2,931,663 units valued at $14,603,294 trading from 29 securities on Tuesday.  The selloff in the market that comes with the release of the prospectus on Monday for the sale of shares in QWI Investments, is consistent with recent trends as some investors seek funds to invest new share issue.
Trading ended with an average of 86,827 units for an average of $532,154 in contrast to 101,092 units for an average of $503,562 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 1,967,767 units valued at $4,243,153 and previously 2,255,004 units valued at $4,809,858 for each security traded. In contrast, August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 9 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 closing with a lower offer.
Stocks closing with price changes| Blue Power ended with a loss of 1 cent at $8.85 with 20,336 stock units changing hands, CAC 2000 closed with a loss of 50 cents at $14.50, swapping 31,459 shares, Caribbean Flavours shed $2.25 in trading 10,000 units to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $12.75. Cargo Handlers closed trading of 164 units and gained 45 cents to end at $9.45, Consolidated Bakeries ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.98 with 2,049 stock units changing hands, Derrimon Trading dipped 5 cents in trading of 3,153 units at $2.50. Everything Fresh ended trading with 70,439 shares, after rising 5 cents to end at $1.45, Elite Diagnostic closed with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30 in swapping of 6,000 shares, Fontana lost 20 cents trading 186,108 units at $7.60, Fosrich ended market activity exchanging 172,678 shares to close at $4.95 after falling 35 cents. General Accident fell 74 cents trading of 3,302 units at $5.63, Honey Bun fell $1.05 trading of 600 units to close at $5.60, iCreate lost 3 cents exchanging 12,083 units at 80 cents, Indies Pharma lost 5 cents in trading of 41,565 units at $3.50. Jamaican Teas closed 47 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $7.97, with 629,009 stock units changing, hands, Jetcon Corporation shed 4 cents in trading of 81,058 units to end at $2.15, Limners and Bards lost 3 cents in trading 382,871 shares to close at $2.97. Lasco Distributors lost 19 cents in swapping 1,723 shares to close at $3.15, Lasco Financial ended trading with 717 shares, after rising 27 cents to end at $5.28, Lasco Manufacturing shed 58 cents in trading of 3,500 units at $5.11, Main Event ended market activity exchanging 156,203 shares to close at $6.50 after falling 2 cents. Paramount Trading exchanged 10,000 shares to close at $1.78 after falling 22 cents, Stationery and Office Supplies ended with a loss of 1 cent at $12.50 with 57,593 stock units changing hands and tTech lost 1 cent to close at $5 with 1,000 stock units changing hands.

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

Junior Market slides on lower volume

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Monday with 30 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 2,753,477 units valued at $12,406,027 compared to 6,535,788 units valued at $30,540,149 on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 11 securities advanced, 16 declined and 3 remained unchanged with the Junior Market Index declining 25.29 points to close at 3,520.91.
Trading ended with an average of 91,783 units for an average of $413,534 in contrast to 242,066 units for an average of $1,131,117 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 2,613,989 units valued at $5,527,574 and previously 3,139,449 units valued at $6,592,999 for each security traded. In contrast, August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
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 4 closing with lower offers.
Stocks closing with price changes| AMG Packaging ended market activity exchanging 315,138 shares to close at $2.25 after falling 5 cents, Blue Power gained $1.49 to end at $8.49, trading 4,982 shares, Cargo Handlers declined 25 cents in trading of 1,151 units at $9, Caribbean Cream dropped $1.15 to settle at $4.35 with 16,000 shares changing hands. Consolidated Bakeries ended market activity exchanging 1,370 shares to close at $1.71 after falling 28 cents, Derrimon Trading exchanged 374,613 units and gained 20 cents to end at $2.70, Express Catering ended with 14,100 shares changing hands to close at $6.90 after falling 10 cents. Everything Fresh gained 1 cent to end at $1.37, after trading 91,679 shares, Elite Diagnostic exchanged 155,002 shares to close at $6.20 after falling 30 cents, Fosrich closed 42 cents higher at $5.27, with 29,150 stock units trading, Fontana ended market activity exchanging 311,985 shares to close at $8 after falling 53 cents. General Accident closed trading of 112,000 units and gained 84 cents to end at $6.39, Gwest Corporation closed trading of 5,271 units and gained 9 cents to end at $1.30, Honey Bun declined 50 cents to settle at $6.50 while 70,100 shares, were exchanged, iCreate declined 8 cents to 75 cents trading of 90,942 units. Indies Pharma closed trading of 142,496 units after gaining 26 cents to end at $3.60, Iron Rock Insurance closed with a loss of 70 cents at $3.40, after swapping 7,200 shares, Jamaican Teas climbed 20 cents and exchanged 102,303 shares at $6.30. Key Insurance climbed 25 cents and traded 100 shares at $3.25, KLE Group closed 5 cents higher at $2, with 4,781 stock units changing hands. Lasco Distributors declined by 15 cents to settle at $3.35 as investors exchanged 27,321 shares, Lasco Financial dropped 78 cents in trading of 118,051 units to close at $4.72, Lasco Manufacturing declined 10 cents in trading of 201,445 units to finish at $5.60. Main Event shed 10 cents in trading of 3,400 units at $7, Medical Disposables closed with a loss of $2.50 at $5.60 after swapping of 20,000 shares, Stationery and Office Supplies lost 16 cents trading of 8,121 units to end at $12.83 and tTech ended market activity exchanging 42,000 shares to close at $6 after falling 55 cents.

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

Junior Market trading picks up – Friday

Junior Market stock trading.

The Junior Market trading, picked up on Friday, with 6,535,788 units valued at $30,540,149 passing through the market, compared to 3,507,923 units valued at $11,169,576 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities, 27 securities changed hands, down from 32 on Thursday with the prices of 12 advancing, 6 declining and 9 remaining unchanged. The Junior Market Index lost just 2.71 points to close at 3,546.20.
Trading ended with an average of 242,066 units for an average of $1,131,117 in contrast to 109,623 units for an average of $349,049 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 3,139,449 units valued at $6,592,999 and previously 3,808,076 units valued at $7,853,433 for each security traded. In contrast, August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
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 7 closing with lower offers.
Stocks closing with price changes| AMG Packaging closed 5 cents higher at $2.30, with 170,200 stock units changing hands, Dolphin Cove closed with a loss of 75 cents at $11 in swapping of 34,000 shares, Derrimon Trading closed 1 cent higher at $2.50, with an exchange of 73,986 stock units. Everything Fresh declined 4 cents in trading 62,130 units at $1.36, Elite Diagnostic closed 10 cents higher at $6.50, with 84,957 stock units changing hands. Fosrich declined 54 cents in trading of 3,557,133 units to close at $4.85, Fontana closed 3 cents higher at $8.53, in trading 69,812 stock units, General Accident fell 18 cents in exchanging 5,100 units to close at $5.55, Honey Bun ended trading with 84,892 shares, after rising 19 cents to end at $7. iCreate closed trading of 2,049 units and gained 3 cents to end at $0.83, Indies Pharma closed with a loss of 35 cents at $3.34, after swapping of 137,682 shares, Jamaican Teas closed trading of 17,039 units and gained 10 cents to end at $6.10, Lasco Distributors closed 20 cents higher at $3.50, with 34,200 stock units changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing climbed 69 cents and exchanged 758,940 shares to close at $5.70, Main Event closed trading of 15,714 units and gained 10 cents to end at $7.10. Paramount Trading declined by 20 cents to settle at $2 while 71,000 units were traded, Stationery and  Office Supplies rose 49 cents to end at $12.99, trading 654 stock units and tTech closed 75 cents higher at $6.55, with an exchange of 100 stock units.

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

Junior Market back to normal – Thursday

The Junior Market returned to normal trading levels on Thursday after investors exchanged 432 million shares in Derrimon Trading on Wednesday to swell the total volume passing through the market.
Trading ended with an exchange of 3,507,923 units valued at $11,169,576 compared to 435,728,487 units valued at $875,729,654 from 28 securities changing hands on Wednesday.
At the close of market activities, 32 securities changed hands, with the prices of 9 advancing, 13 declining and 10 remaining unchanged. The Junior Market Index lost 7.43 points to close at 3,548.91.
Trading ended with an average of 109,623 units for an average of $349,049 in contrast to 15,561,732 units for an average of $31,276,059 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 3,808,076 units valued at $7,853,433 and previously 5,200,435 units valued $10,678,613 for each security traded. In contrast, August ended with an average of 232,398 units valued at $1,072,851 for each traded security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 closing with lower offers.
Stocks closing with price changes| Blue Power ended market activity in exchanging 35,954 shares to close at $7 after falling 20 cents, CAC 2000 closed trading of 10,000 units and gained 50 cents to end at $15, Consolidated Bakeries exchanged 700 shares, after rising 19 cents to end at $1.99. Derrimon Trading rose 29 cents to end at $2.49 after an exchange of 121,847 shares, Everything Fresh traded 27,142 units and gained 4 cents to end at $1.40, Elite Diagnostic declined by 10 cents and settled at $6.40 with 62,000 shares changing hands. General Accident fell 27 cents in trading 129,300 units at $5.73, GWest Corporation dipped 13 cents in exchanging 65,987 units at $1.21, Honey Bun closed with a loss of 19 cents at $6.81 swapping 17,350 shares, iCreate shed 3 cents in trading 43,959 units at 80 cents. Indies Pharma closed trading of 84,468 units and gained 40 cents to end at $3.69, Iron Rock Insurance climbed 10 cents and exchanged 129 shares at $4.10, Jamaican Teas declined by 5 cents to settle at $6 in trading 91,077 shares, Jetcon Corporation closed trading of 1,857,700 units and gained 25 cents to end at $2.10. KLE Group shed 5 cents in trading of 500 units at $1.95, Limners and Bards ended market activity exchanging 270,872 shares to close at $3 after falling 11 cents, Lasco Distributors dipped 20 cents in trading of 60,055 units at $3.30, Lasco Manufacturing lost 99 cents in trading 222,904 shares to close at 5.01 cents. Medical Disposables ended trading with 21,400 shares, after rising 70 cents to end at $8.10, Paramount Trading ended with a rise of 22 cents with $2.2073,425 shares changing hands and tTech Limited ended market activity exchanging 16,000 shares to close at $5.80 after falling $1.14.

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

 

Junior Market down for second day – Thursday

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Junior Market Index declined 17.30 points to close at 3,559.31 on Thursday, with 28 securities trading with the prices of 10 securities rising, 12 declining and 6 remaining unchanged.
At the close of market activities,  3,173,551 units valued at $18,232,682 traded, compared to 3,564,010 units valued at $18,775,947 from 31 securities changing hands on Wednesday.
Trading ended with an average of 113,341 units for an average of $651,167 in contrast to 114,968 units for an average of $605,676 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 223,248 units at $1,006,985 and previously 228,600 units at $1,024,311 for each security traded. July ended with an average of 138,412 units at $563,215 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 4 stocks closing with higher bids than their last selling prices and 2 that closed with lower offers.
Stocks ending with price changes| AMG Packaging ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $2.29 with 41,456 stock units changing hands, Blue Power dipped 49 cents in trading 3,684 units at $8.50, Caribbean Cream closed 22 cents higher at $5.50, with 8,301 stock units trading, Caribbean Producers shed 3 cents exchanging 63,197 units at $4.75. Consolidated Bakeries ended trading with 800 shares, after rising 1 cent to end at $2.07, Dolphin Cove closed 25 cents higher at $12, with 7,975 stock units crossing the exchange, Derrimon Trading swapped 10,000 shares and rose 10 cents to end at $2.80. Elite Diagnostic ended trading with 152,751 shares, after rising 1 cent to close at $7, Fontana declined 50 cents in exchanging 240,434 units at $8, General Accident ended market activity with 9,350 shares changing hands to close at $6 after falling 20 cents, GWest Corporation climbed 1 cent and exchanged 500 shares at $1.30. Indies Pharma lost 2 cents in trading 284,628 shares to close at $3.40, Iron Rock Insurance ended market activity exchanging 136,626 shares to close at $4 after falling 20 cents, Jamaican Teas ended with a loss of 1 cent at $5.90 with 1,865,619 stock units changing hands. Knutsford Express ended trading with 81,435 shares, after rising 10 cents to end at $11.20, Limners and Bards closed 9 cents higher at $3.10, with an exchange of 150,067 stock units, Lasco Distributors lost 30 cents in trading of 5,440 units at $3.20, Lasco Financial swapped 55,899 shares, after rising 5 cents to end at $5.15. Lasco Manufacturing shed 20 cents and ended market activity exchanging 7,998 shares to close at $5.30. Main Event ended trading with 4,510 shares, after rising 26 cents at $6.86, Stationery and Office Supplies gained 49 cents to end at $12.50 with an exchange of 3,984 shares and tTech ended market activity with 11,720 shares changing hands to close at $6.70 after falling 25 cents.

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