Junior Market down 31 points – Wednesday

 

Access Financial climbs $1.50 to $53 on Wednesday.

The Junior Market Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange suffered another loss on Wednesday, in dropping 31.05 points to end at 3,007.50  as the prices of 7 securities advanced, 7 declined and 4 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 18 securities changed hands versus 23 trading on Tuesday, resulting in a 235 percent rise in the volume traded to 3,476,318 units and 220 percent rise in the value traded to $18,368,653, compared to 1,037,386 units with a value of $5,738,091 changing hands on Tuesday.
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 3 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 193,129 units for an average of $1,020,481 in contrast to 45,104 units for an average of $249,482 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 138,077 units valued at $769,532 and previously 132,834 units valued at $745,632. 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 traded 29,618 shares and closed $1.50 higher at 53, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 5 cents at $9, trading 7,400 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading 1,754 shares with a loss of 1 cent to $5.23, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.12, with 18,000 units, Express Catering rose 1 cent to $7.95, with 124,568 shares. FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 15 cents at $2.60, in the exchange of 31,996 shares, General Accident closed with a loss of 12 cents at $3, trading 1,500 stock units, Honey Bun concluded trading 31,090 shares and rose 36 cents to $5, Iron Rock finished 5 cents higher at $3.05, with 3,000 shares traded. Jamaican Teas ended trading at $5.50, with 649 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4, with 185,045 units, KLE Group closed at $2.95, with 100 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express fell $1.30 to $11.50, with 219,933 shares. Lasco Distributors gained 14 cents to close at $4.44, with 3,700 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 6 cents at $5.15, exchanging 25,975 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 30 cents higher at $4.45, with 2,647,259 shares, Main Event ended trading $1 higher at $8, with 5,264 shares and Stationery and Office shed 40 cents to close at $7.60, with 139,467 units changing hands.

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

Junior Market dropped 32 points – Tuesday

CAC closed $1.05 higher on Tuesday in response to good profit results.


The Junior Market Index of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped 31.50 points to 3,038.55 on Tuesday as the prices of 3 securities advanced, 10 declined and 10 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 23 securities changed hands versus 24 trading on Monday, resulting in a 50 percent rise in the volume traded to 1,037,386 units changing hands and a 47 percent rise in the valued to $5,738,090, compared to 691,974 units valued $3,495,411 trading on Monday.
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 just 1 with a lower offer.
Trading ended with an average of 45,104 units for an average of $249,482 in contrast to 28,832 units for an average of $145,642 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 132,834 units valued at $745,632 and previously 144,989 units valued at $814,376. 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, CAC 2000 climbed $1.05 to $9.05, with 203,679 shares, as investors reacted positively to the more than doubling in profits for the April quarter. Cargo Handlers settled at $9.75, with 2,360 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded with a loss of $1.93 to end at $9.07, with 700 stock units, Derrimon Trading declined 1 cent to $9.16, with 3,803 shares, Dolphin Cove dropped $1.70 to close at $15.10, with 235 stock units. Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 4 cents at $3.12, trading 70,419 units, Eppley ended trading at $9.18, with 4,120 shares, Express Catering traded with a loss of 6 cents at $7.94, while exchanging 97,230 shares, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.75, with 15,760 shares. GWest Corporation ended at $2.45, with 22,215 units trading, Jamaican Teas ended trading 186,011 stock units and rose 50 cents to $5.50, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4, with 9,200 units, Key Insurance finished trading at $4, with 1,600 shares. KLE Group closed 30 cents higher at $2.95, with 2,867 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $12.80, with 750 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 12 cents at $4.30, with 169,329 stock units changing hands, Lasco Financial finished at $5.21, trading 23,287 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 10 cents at $4.15, with 48,380 shares, Medical Disposables lost 20 cents to end at $5.10, with 2,561 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading with a loss of 30 cents at $2.70, with 137,180 stock units trading, Stationery and Office closed at $8, with 30,300 units and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30, with 2,000 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading at $6, with 3,400 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Junior stocks jump 80 points – Friday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange 80.20 points of the nearly 145 points fall over the past two days after to close at 3004.55 on Friday as the prices of 9 securities advanced, 4 declined and 11 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, with 24 securities changed hands compared to 25 changing hands on Thursday, resulting in 3,742,224 units valued at $15,902,706 trading, compared to 5,590,001 units valued at $32,219,897 on Thursday.
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 4 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 155,926 units for an average of $662,613 in contrast to 223,600 units for an average of $1,288,796 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 164,621 units valued at $924,448 and previously 166,390 units valued at $977,703. 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, AMG Packaging ended at $2.10, with 1,146 stock units traded, Caribbean Flavours traded at $10, with an exchange of 6,000 units, Caribbean Producers jumped 55 cents higher to close at $5.25, with 1,680 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2.10, with 95,200 shares, Derrimon Trading rose 2 cents to $9.17, with 16,775 shares. Elite Diagnostic settled 3 cents higher at $3.16, with 36,257 units changing hands, Eppley ended 11 cents higher at $9.18, with 1,100 shares trading, Express Catering gained 27 cents to close at $7.70, with 123,272 shares, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.75, with 44,076 shares. General Accident closed at $3.39, with 565 stock units, GWest Corporation ended with a loss of 10 cents at $2.20, with 23,782 units, Honey Bun dropped 55 cents to $4.65, with 5,000 shares changing hands, Jamaican Teas ended trading at $5, with 45,660 stock units after trading at $5.25. Jetcon Corporation closed trading at $4, with 14,250 units, Key Insurance traded 1,000 shares at $4, KLE Group closed with a loss of 30 cents at $2.65, with 1,800 shares trading, Knutsford Express ended 50 cents higher at $12, with an exchange of 2,192 shares. Lasco Distributors concluded trading at $4.15, with 123,991 stock units, Lasco Financial finished at $5.15, exchanging 51,027 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 18 cents higher at $4.18, with 3,060,100 shares, Main Event ended trading 1 cent higher at $7.57, with 22,861 shares. Medical Disposables climbed 70 cents higher to $5, with 872 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading at $3, with 32,135 stock units and Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 20 cents at $7.80, with 31,483 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

Big 87 points drop for Junior stocks – Thursday

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Blue Power in big drop of $9 to close at $28.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange after enjoying five consecutive days of strong gains up to Tuesday and falling 57.67 points on Wednesday dropped another 86.91 points to close at 2,924.35 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 7 securities advanced, 11 declined and 7 remained unchanged with 25 securities changing hands from 25 securities changing hands on Wednesday. Market activity resulted in a fall in the quantity of shares trading to 5,590,001 units valued at $32,219,897, compared to 7,465,041 units valued at $55,063,474
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 3 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 223,600 units for an average of $1,288,796 in contrast to 298,602 units for an average of $2,202,539 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 166,390 units valued at $977and previously 151,011 units valued at $894,076. 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, AMG Packaging ended at $2.10, with 3,874 stock units, Blue Power dived a sharp $9 to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $28, with 538,182 units changing hands, Cargo Handlers rose 25 cents to $9.75, with 735 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading at $4.64 after falling of 46 cents, with 3,000 shares, Caribbean Producers declined 35 cents to $4.70, with 3,400 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 38 cents at $2.10, with 7,307 shares trading, Dolphin Cove dropped $1.10 to end at $16.80, with just 200 stock unit trading, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.13, with 99,568 units, Eppley ended trading with a loss of 11 cents at $9.07, exchanging 1,000 shares. Express Catering traded with a loss of 37 cents at $7.43, with 16,619 shares traded, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.75, with 29,899 shares, General Accident closed 24 cents higher at $3.39, with 480 stock units, GWest Corporation ended at $2.30, with 580 units. Honey Bun ended trading 20 cents higher at $5.20, with 24,500 shares, Iron Rock finished with a loss of 5 cents at $3, while 4,243,672 shares changed hands, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 6 cents at $4 and an exchange of 13,500 units, Key Insurance finished trading 50 cents higher at $4, with 3,000 shares. KLE Group closed after rising 9 cents to $2.95, with 7,833 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $11.50, with 108,454 shares trading, Lasco Distributors concluded trading 5 cents higher at $4.15, with 124,100 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with 335,286 units trading and rose 5 cents to $5.15. Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 20 cents at $4, with 6,070 shares, Main Event fell 44 cents to end at $7.56, with 14,867 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading at $3, with 2,000 stock units and Stationery and Office closed at $8, with 1,875 units. changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. 

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. 

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. 

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.