Junior Market pregnant for bull run

Bulls are prowling around Jamaican stocks.

The Junior Market Index rose for the second day by adding 10.31 points to close at 3,050.66 on Friday, as advancing stocks beat out declining ones.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, as was the case at the close on Thursday signs continue to be good for a continuation of gains when trading resumes on Monday with a very positive Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading of 9 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 780,012 units valued at $3,632,523 compared to 2,301,169 units valued at $10,750,562 on Thursday from 26 securities changing hands, compared to 22 on Thursday. At the close of the market. the prices of 13 securities advanced, 11 declined and 2 traded unchanged.
Trading closed with an average of 30,000 units for an average of $139,712 in contrast to 104,599 units for an average of $488,662 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 200,496 units valued at $811,788 and previously 232,964 units valued at $869,841. June closed with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 3 cents at $1.97, trading 3,318 stock units, Cargo Handlers fell 16 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ low of $9.49, in an exchange of 17,500 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 25 cents higher at $6, with 10,700 shares trading, Caribbean Producers fell 9 cents to $5.27, exchanging 80,000 units, C2W Music ended 18 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $1.70, trading 18,500 shares. Derrimon Trading concluded trading with a loss of $2.40 at $20.50, after exchanging in 5,000 shares, Dolphin Cove finished 10 cents higher at $15.90, with 500 stock units changing hands, Elite Diagnostic settled 1 cent higher at $2.96, with 117,229 units switching owners, Eppley ended trading with a loss of 2 cents at $9.98, while exchanging 9,616 shares. Everything Fresh traded 103,042 shares at $1.96, Express Catering closed 4 cents higher at $7.34, with 98,894 shares traded, FosRich Group finished trading with 49,576 shares at a loss of 24 cents to $2.71, General Accident closed 2 cents higher at $3.05, after 3,835 stock units crossed the exchange platform, GWest Corporation ended 1 cent higher at $2.41, with 20,000 units. Honey Bun concluded trading with 39,515 shares and rose 1 cent to $4.52, Jamaican Teas ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $5.29, with 1,790 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded 12,747 units with a loss of 13 cents at $4.15, Knutsford Express ended 49 cents higher at $12, trading 2,685 shares. Lasco Distributors rose 20 cents to $4.20, with 37,200 stock units trading, Lasco Financial finished at $5, with 38,577 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled 15 cents higher at $4, in exchanging 4,068 shares, Main Event ended trading 1,240 shares, gaining 55 cents to $7.65, Medical Disposables traded 5 cents higher at $5.25, with 20,000 shares, Paramount Trading closed at $2.98, with 12,235 stock units, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 10 cents at $7.97, as 35,280 units changed ownership and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 18 cents at $5.32, after 36,965 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Losing streak broken for Junior Market

The Junior Market Index climbed 19.37 points to close at 3,040.35 on Thursday, breaking three unbroken days of decline to Wednesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, The signs were good for a continuation of gains on Friday with a very positive Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading of 7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 2,301,169 units valued at $10,750,562 compared to 1,512,347 units valued at $7,031,079 on Wednesday as 22 securities changed hands, compared to 20 on Wednesday. At the close of the market. The prices of 11 securities advanced, 5 declined and 6 traded unchanged.
Trading closed with an average of 104,599 units for an average of $488,662 in contrast to 75,617 units for an average of $351,554 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 232,964 units valued at $869,841 and previously 223,946 units valued at $899,898. June closed with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2, trading 855 stock units, Caribbean Flavours traded 9 cents higher at $11.69, with 14,645 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Producers traded 2,746 units at $5.36, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2, in exchanging 48,713 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading $2.90 higher at $22.90, with 30,366 shares. Elite Diagnostic settled at $2.95, with 37,206 units, Eppley climbed $2 to $10, trading 4,000 shares, Express Catering traded 55,414 shares at $7.30, FosRich Group exchanged 104,100 shares and rose 35 cents to $2.95. General Accident closed with a loss of 2 cents at $3.03, after 29,410 stock units traded, Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 51 cents at $4.51, with 76,640 shares, Jamaican Teas ended trading 3,800 stock units at $5.30, Jetcon Corporation traded 28 cents higher at $4.28, with 1,454,186 units. Knutsford Express ended 1 cent higher at $11.51, in an exchange of 16,510 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 20 cents at $4, in exchanging 72,070 stock units, Lasco Financial finished 10 cents higher at $5, with 80,609 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled at $3.85, with 24,731 shares. Main Event ended trading 25 cents higher at $7.10, with 10,182 shares, Medical Disposables traded 13 cents higher at $5.20, with 16,442 shares and Stationery and Office closed 7 cents higher at $8.07 trading 8,890 units. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% concluded trading 11 cents higher at $6.11, with 171,500 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

More Junior Market losers than winners

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange declined on Wednesday compared with Tuesday’s levels as only 20 securities trading and no company contributing a large trade as occurred on Tuesday.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 1,512,347 units valued at $7,031,079 compared to 3,567,155 units valued at $16,970,111 on Tuesday as 20 securities changed hands, compared to 21 on Tuesday. At the close of the market the prices of 4 securities rose, 7 declined and 9 traded unchanged leading to the market Index declining 8.96 points to close at 3,020.98.
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 a lower offer.
Trading closed with an average of 75,617 units for an average of $351,554 in contrast to 169,865 units for an average of $808,100 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 223,946 units valued at $899,898 and previously 235,400 units valued at $942,241. June closed with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended market activity with a loss of 5 cents at $2.01, trading 5,000 stock units, Caribbean Flavours lost 7 cents to close at $11.60, with 1,500 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading 1 cent higher at $5.36, with 734 units, Derrimon Trading concluded trading at $20, with 21,004 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled at $2.95, with 16,011 units. Everything Fresh traded 23,000 shares and lost 5 cents to close at $2.10, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.60, with 8,415 shares, GWest Corporation ended trading 10,919 units at $2.40, Honey Bun closed 2 cents higher at $5.02, trading 10,000 shares, Jamaican Teas ended trading 1,770 stock units at $5.30. Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 10 cents at $4, exchanging 35,000 units, KLE Group closed at $2.85, with 550 shares changing hands, Knutsford Express ended at $11.50, with 1,158 shares, Lasco Distributors closed 20 cents higher at $4.20, trading 825,000 stock units. Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 20 cents at $4.90, after exchanging 50,000 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 5 cents at $3.85, with 17,000 shares, Medical Disposables traded 7 cents higher at $5.07, with 423,467 shares being exchanged, Paramount Trading finished trading 3,105 stock units at $2.98 and Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 10 cents at $8, after trading 50,073 units. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 9.5% preference share ended trading at $6, with 8,641 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Lasco Financial grabs 77% of trading

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Lasco Financial traded 77% of Tuesday’s volume.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange climbed over 200 percent on Tuesday over Monday’s levels, with Lasco Financial accounting for 2,755,556 units and 77.25 percent of the volume of 3.57 million units traded.
Lasco traded the largest volume, one day after the company released first quarter results with profit rising 59 percent before tax and 25 percent after tax to $100 million from a 73 percent rise in revenues, to $555 million.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 3,567,155 units valued at $16,970,111 compared to 1,119,859 units valued at $4,503,207 on Monday as 21 securities changed hands, compared to 28 on Monday. At the close of the market the prices of 5 securities rose, 11 declined and 5 traded unchanged leading to the market Index declining 6.18 points to close at 3,029.94.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 11 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer.
Trading closed with an average of 169,865 units for an average of $808,100 in contrast to 39,995 units for an average of $160,829 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 235,400 units valued at $942,241 and previously 241,183 units valued at $954,077. June closed with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial lost 10 cents to end at $46.40, with 867 shares traded, Cargo Handlers settled with a rise of 15 cents to close at $9.65, with 5,226 shares changing hands, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 1 cent at $2, with 151,300 shares, C2W Music ended with a loss of 13 cents at $1.52, as 2,540 shares traded, Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 1 cent at $2.95, with 168,000 units. Express Catering traded at $7.30, with 125,878 shares trading, FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 11 cents at $2.60, in exchanging 86,940 shares, Honey Bun concluded trading 500 shares at $5, Jamaican Teas ended trading at $5.30, with 31,320 stock units. KLE Group closed with a loss of 5 cents at $2.85, after 5,000 shares trading, Knutsford Express ended at $11.50, with 2,500 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors concluded trading at $4, with 29,809 stock units, Lasco Financial rose 7 cents to $5.10, in the trading of 2,755,556 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled with 64,732 shares trading at $3.90, Main Event ended trading with a rise of 3 cents to $6.85, in exchanging 12,220 shares, Medical Disposables traded 1 cent higher at $5, with 27,389 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading 9,130 stock units at $2.98, Stationery and Office closed at $8.10, with 16,666 units and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 40 cents at $5.50, after 2,392 shares were exchanged. In the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading 9% preference share ended at $2.50, with 18,308 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Low Junior Market activity on Friday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday closed with 806,470 units valued at $3,015,197 changing hands, compared to 9,971,398 units valued at $49,004,441 on Thursday.
The prices of 10 securities rose, 5 declined and 5 traded unchanged resulting from 20 securities changing hands on the Junior Market, compared to 22 on Tuesday. At the close of trading, the market Index advanced by 12.02 points to 3,066.92.
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 4 with lower offers.
Trading closed with an average of 40,324 units for an average of $150,760 in contrast to 453,245 units for an average of $2,227,475 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 268,008 units valued at $1,059,844 and previously 291,975 units valued at $1,155,537. June closed with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $2.06, with 11,419 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading at $40, with 1,680 units, Caribbean Cream ended trading $1.35 higher at $6.25, with 67,452 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading at $5.30, with 30,537 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed at $2, with 23,149 shares. C2W Music ended 10 cents higher at $1.55, with 57,761 shares, Derrimon Trading climbed by $1 to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $23, with 6,202 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled 4 cents higher at $3, trading 204,045 units, Express Catering rose 24 cents to $7.50, with 1,000 shares. FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 28 cents at $2.57, with 35,046 shares, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 10 cents at $4.10, exchanging 1,500 units, KLE Group closed at $2.90, trading 86,300 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $11.50, with 660 shares changing hands. Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 20 cents at $3.91, exchanging 13,718 stock units, Lasco Financial finished 1 cent higher at $5.21, with 15,560 units, Lasco Manufacturing gained 20 cents and ended at $4.20, with 185,000 shares, Main Event ended trading and rose 18 cents to $7, with 9,938 shares, Stationery and Office closed 5 cents higher at $8.05, with 6,170 units and tTech concluded trading 40 cents higher at $5.90, with 2,072 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

10 Junior Market stocks fall 5 rise

CAC closed at a record high of $10.

The prices of just 5 securities rose, 10 declined and 6 traded unchanged resulting from 21 securities changing hands on the Junior Market, compared to 24 on Tuesday.
At the close of trading, the market Index slipped 9.02 points to close at 3,060.38, with an exchange of 719,649 units valued at $3,154,582 compared to 2,856,101 units valued $10,950,205 on Tuesday.
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.
Trading ended with an average of 34,269 units for an average of $150,218 in contrast to 119,004 units for an average of $456,259 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 270,856 units valued at $1,015,164 and previously 304,654 units valued at $1,138,728. June closed with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading in the Junior market, Access Financial closed with a loss of $1.50 at $46.50, trading 300 shares, AMG Packaging ended 7 cents higher at $2.07, with 30,000 stock units, CAC 2000 climbed by $1 to a record $10, with 4,000 shares, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 35 cents at $9.65, trading 11,912 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded 1,000 stock units at $11.60. Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 20 cents at $5.30, in exchanging 15,442 units, C2W Music ended at $1.45, with 25,255 shares, Derrimon Trading concluded trading 1 cent higher to close at a record high of $22.01, with 963 shares, Elite Diagnostic fell 5 cents to close at $2.95, with 42,000 units. General Accident lost 5 cents in ending at $3, with 14,532 stock units, GWest Corporation ended at $2.30, with 11,432 units, Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 10 cents at $4.90, after exchanging 12,822 shares, Iron Rock finished 10 cents higher at $3.10, with 5,000 shares. Jamaican Teas ended trading at $5.15, with 11,000 stock units changing hands, Jetcon Corporation traded 11 cents higher at $4.10, with 213,711 units, Knutsford Express ended at $11.50, with 1,100 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 4 cents at $4.11, after 20,810 stock units changed hands. Lasco Financial fell 1 cent to $5.20, with 86,184 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 5 cents at $4.20, with 105,000 shares, Stationery and Office closed at $8, with 7,548 units traded and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 40 cents to $5.50, with 99,638 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market recovers Monday’s losses

Derrimon Trading closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $22 on Tuesday.

The prices of 10 securities rose, 6 declined and 8 traded unchanged resulting from 24 securities changing hands on the Junior Market fell on Tuesday up from 16 on Friday.
At the close of trading, the market Index climbed 47.89 points to close at 3,069.40, with an exchange of 2,856,101 units valued $10,950,205 compared to 21,868,083 units valued at $65,699,802 on Monday.
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 119,004 units for an average of $456,259 in contrast to 1,366,755 units for an average of $4,106,238 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 304,654 units valued at $1,138,728 and previously 340,878 units valued at $1,271,893. June closed with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading in the Junior market, Access Financial closed $1.50 higher at $48, with 10,550 shares traded, Blue Power concluded trading with a drop of $8 to $40, with 2,003 units, Caribbean Flavours traded at $11.60, with 291 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading 25 cents higher at $5.50, with 156,035 units changing hands, C2W Music ended trading 17,707 shares at $1.45. Derrimon Trading jumped $2.84 to a 52 weeks’ high of $22 as 16,582 shares traded, Dolphin Cove finished trading at $15, with 1,331 stock units, Elite Diagnostic settled 3 cents higher at $3, with 5,606 units, Everything Fresh traded 150,882 units, closed at a low of since listing to $2 but closed at $2.10 in falling by 4 cents at the close, FosRich Group added 15 cents in trading 3,567 shares at $2.90. General Accident closed 10 cents higher at $3.05, with 65,468 stock units, GWest Corporation ended with a loss of 10 cents at $2.30, in exchanging 15,000 units, Honey Bun traded 172,461 shares at $5, ISP Finance settled at $15, trading 1,403 shares. Jamaican Teas ended trading 14 cents higher at $5.15, with 21,755 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 1 cent at $3.99, with 74,427 units, Key Insurance finished trading at $3.01, with 1,501,000 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $11.50, with 1,200 shares. Lasco Distributors traded 601,183 stock units with a loss of 3 cents at $4.15, Lasco Financial finished 11 cents higher at $5.21, with 3,000 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4.25 after rising 25 cents with 8,923 shares, Main Event ended trading with a loss of 20 cents at $6.80, trading 3,381 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading at $3, with 10,000 stock units and Stationery and Office closed 5 cents higher at $8, with 12,346 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Volume surged on Junior Market – Thursday

Jamaican Teas traded the most shares on Thursday

Jamaican Teas CEO, John Mahfood – the company’s shares traded the most on the Junior market on Thursday.

Trading on Thursday surged more than 7 times Wednesday’s level on Junior Market with 13,901,904 units valued at $65,220,930 traded, compared to 1,732,089 units valued at $7,477,627 on Wednesday.
The day’s trading levels were boosted by Jamaican Teas with more than 9 million units and Lasco Distributors with nearly 3.5 million shares.
At the close, the market Index dropped 32.96 points to 3,053.94 as the prices of 6 securities rose, 10 declined and 9 traded unchanged resulting from 25 securities changing hands, up from 20 on Wednesday. Derrimon Trading ordinary as well as its preference share ended at 52 weeks’ high of $19.60 and $2.50 respectively. Derrimon posted a 45 percent rise in its first quarter profit and announced 10 to 1 stock split to be voted on at the company’s upcoming AGM.
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 4 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 556,076 units for an average of $2,608,837 in contrast to 86,604 units for an average of $373,881 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 210,982 units valued at $961,878 and previously 71,831 units valued at $297,781. June closed with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, Access Financial closed with a loss of 50 cents at $46.50, trading 500 shares, AMG Packaging price fell 8 cents to end at $2, with 11,775 stock units, Caribbean Cream ended trading 40 cents higher at $5, with 10,000 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 35 cents at $5.25, in exchanging 140,555 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 5 cents at $2, with 116,600 shares. C2W Music ended at $1.30, with 27,566 shares, Derrimon Trading jumped $1.20 to a new high of $19.60, with 13,766 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic settled 8 cents higher at $3.05, with 32,097 units, FosRich Group finished trading 20 cents higher at $2.95, with 38,505 shares. General Accident closed with a loss of 1 cent at $2.95, after trading 106,177 stock units, Honey Bun concluded trading of 20,000 shares with a loss of 25 to $5, Iron Rock finished at $3, with 501 shares traded, ISP Finance settled at $15, with 904 shares. Jamaican Teas ended trading 1 cent higher at $5, with 9,332,829 stock units changing hands, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 10 cents at $4, as 40,594 units were exchanged, KLE Group closed at $2.90, with 1,864 shares, Knutsford Express lost 41 cents to close at $12.10, with 2,000 shares. Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 1 cent at $4.19, as 3,477,500 stock units were exchanged, Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4.20, with 104,600 shares, Main Event ended trading at $7, with 26,189 shares, Medical Disposables traded 872 shares at $5 and Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 50 cents at $8, trading 107,942 units. In the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading 9% preference share ended 60 cents higher to an all-time high of $2.50, 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 gains again – Tuesday

C2W trades at a 52 weeks’ high of $1.30 on Tuesday.

The Junior Market inched higher at the close on Tuesday, leading to the market Index rising just 7.32 points to close at 3,071.02 after the prices of 10 securities advanced and 6 declined.
At the close of market activity 4 remained unchanged out of a total of 20 securities trading on Tuesday compared to 24 securities trading on Monday. At the close, one stock C2W Music closed at 52 weeks’ high and 1,064,377 units valued at $3,987,642 traded, compared to 1,657,028 units valued at $6,997,147 changing hands on Monday.
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 3 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 53,219 units for an average of $199,382 in contrast to 75,319 units for an average of $318,052 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 64,795 units valued at $261,543. June closed with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended trading rising 9 cents to $2.10, with 5,738 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Cream lost 3 cents to close at $4.60, with 1,550 shares, Caribbean Flavours traded at $11, with 7,953 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading 35 cents higher at $5.55, with 50,570 units, C2W Music ended 3 cents higher at 52 weeks’ high of $1.30, with 13,000 shares. Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.05, with 18,002 units trading, Everything Fresh gained 17 cents to close at $2.42 trading 331,780 shares, Express Catering traded 50 cents higher at $7.50, with 50,873 shares, FosRich Group rose 15 cents to $2.75, with 35,646 shares, General Accident closed with a loss of 4 cents at $2.96 and 65,519 stock units changing hands. GWest Corporation ended with a loss of 50 cents at $2.50, with 37,683 units traded, Honey Bun gained 5 cents to end at $5.25, with 1,600 shares, Jamaican Teas ended trading at $5, with 114,149 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4.10, with 159,848 units. Lasco Distributors concluded trading 93,515 stock units and rose 19 cents to $4.19, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 1 cent at $4.99, after exchanging 16,828 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled with a loss of 20 cents at $4 and the trading of 40,386 shares, Stationery and Office closed with a loss of 4 cents at $7.96, with 18,458 units and tTech concluded trading at $6, with 800 shares changing hands. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 9.5% ended trading at $6, with 479 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Positive July start for Junior Market

Derrimon Trading closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $15 on Monday.

The Junior Market opened trading July on a positive note when the market closed on Monday, leading to the market Index rising 26.14 points to close at 3,063.70.
Market activity resulted in 22 securities changing hands, resulting in the prices of 10 advancing, 7 declining and 2 remaining unchanged compared to 24 securities trading on Friday. At the close, two stocks closed at 52 weeks’ high and 1,657,028 units valued at $6,997,147 traded, compared to 4,873,191 units valued at $15,916,560 changing hands 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.
Trading ended with an average of 75,319 units for an average of $318,052 in contrast to 203,050 units for an average of $663,190 on Friday. June closed with an average of 139,543 units, valued at $671,002 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging ended 1 cent higher at $2.01, with 3,895 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading with a loss of 2 cents at $48, with 3,103 units, Caribbean Cream closed trading at $4.63, with 36,811 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 10 cents higher at $5.20, with 744 units, Consolidated Bakeries closed trading at $2.10, with 13,000 shares. C2W Music ended 47 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $1.27, with 44,209 shares trading, Derrimon Trading concluded trading $1.30 up at an all-time closing high of $15, with 8,333 shares, after it traded at an intraday high of $16, Elite Diagnostic settled 5 cents higher at $3.05, with 112,684 units, Everthing Fresh traded 32,820 shares but fell 15 cents, to end at $2.25, Express Catering traded with a loss of 20 cents at $7, in exchanging 23,749 shares. FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 39 cents at $2.60, while just 4,731 shares changed hands, General Accident closed 2 cents higher at $3, with 107,169 stock units traded, Honey Bun concluded trading at $5.20, with 1,747 shares, Jamaican Teas ended trading with a loss of 50 cents at $5, after 88,992 stock units were exchanged. Jetcon Corporation closed at $4 higher at $4, with 104,374 shares, Key Insurance traded at $4, with 1,000 units, Knutsford Express rose 1 cent to end at $12.51, with 850 shares trading, Lasco Distributors ended at $4, with 676,262 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 11 cents higher at $5, with 289,231 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing rose 30 cents to $4.20, with 84,335 units, Main Event settled 73 cents higher at $7, with 3,024 shares trading and Paramount Trading fell 3 cents to end at $2.97, with 15,965 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.