Trading picked up in junior market

Trading picked up on the Junior Market on Monday with 9 securities traded and ending with 424,216 units changing hands valued at $1,129,181. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 9.60 points to close at 715.66, with the prices of 4 stocks advancing and 2 declining.
At the close of the market, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 6 securities closing with no bids to buy and there were 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
JM 23-2-15Stocks trading in the junior market are, AMG Packaging ending trading with 21,230 units and gained 9 cents at $2.31, Dolphin Cove closed with 637 shares while gaining 19 cents to $8.99, Lasco Distributors concluding trading with 24,716 shares, the price jumped 4 cents to $1.50, Lasco Financial closing with 28,289 shares while gaining 10 cents to $1.20. Blue Power traded 100,000 shares but lost 20 cents to end at $6.30, Caribbean Producers with 54,804 shares trading lost 20 cents to end at $2.10, Honey Bun trading 10,000 shares as the price ended at $1.91, Lasco Manufacturing closed with 175,000 shares traded at $1.15, Paramount Trading ended with 9,540 shares trading at $4.

Junior market activity remains low

Activity on the Junior Market closed remained very low with only 5 securities traded on Friday just one more than the 4 that traded on Thursday.
JM 20-2-15Friday’s trading ended with 628,700 units changing hands valued at $1,098,738 and the JSE Junior Market Index advancing 7.49 points to close at 725.26. At the close the prices of 1 stock advanced and 3 declined.
The market ended with 3 stocks having bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 stocks with offers that were lower. There were 6 securities closing with no bids to buy and 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Dolphin Cove closing with 16,610 shares while gaining 29 cents to end at $8.80. General Accident closed with 405,884 shares trading at $1.70, Lasco Distributors finished with 24,000 shares changing hands, to close down by 4 cents at $1.46, Lasco Financial closed with 1,000 shares trading 6 cents lower to $1.10 and Lasco Manufacturing trading 181,206 shares to end lower by 2 cents at $1.15.

Only 4 stocks trade in Junior market

Activity on the Junior Market closed with just 4 securities traded, ending with 91,421 units changing hands valued at $373,999. The JSE Junior Market Index remained unchanged at 717.77, with the price of 1 stock advancing and 1 declining.
JM 19-2-15At the close of the market, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 stocks with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 6 securities closing with no bids to buy and there were 6 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Blue Power closing unchanged at $6.50 after trading 16,412 shares, Lasco Distributors lost 1 cents in closing at $1.50 with 7,870 shares, Lasco Financial Services put on 1 cents in closing at $1.16 as 30,374 units were traded and Eppley 9.5% preference shares traded
36,765 units at $6.

Lasco Manufacturing on top

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Lasco water treatment machines, part of the new factory facility at the White Marl in St Catherine,

Lasco water treatment machines, part of the new factory facility at the White Marl in St Catherine,

Lasco Manufacturing stole the spotlight in the junior market on Tuesday, with more than 3.4 million shares changing hands but the price slipped 10 cents at the close. Trading closed with 8 securities being active, ending with 4,447,822 units changing hands valued at $5,715,609.
The JSE Junior Market Index declined 7.92 points to close at 717.77, with the prices of 5 stocks advancing and 2 declining. At the close of the market, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 6 securities had no stocks being offered for sale.
JM 17-2-15Stocks trading in the junior market are, Cargo Handlers finished with 800 shares as the price jumped at 80 cents to a new all-time high of $17, Caribbean Flavours closing with 101,873 shares to end with an increase of 15 cents to $2.35, General Accident ended trading with 383,758 shares trading at 5 cents to $1.70, Jamaican Teas closing with 200 units trading at 1 cent more to $2.56, Lasco Distributors closing with 500,000 units and put on 3 cents to $1.51. Dolphin Cove closed with 400 units trading to end at 29 cents to $8.51, Lasco Manufacturing in trading 3,458,331 shares lost 10 cents to $1.17, Paramount Trading finished with 2,460 shares changing hands at $4.

Carib Producers’ results hit stock

CaribbeanProducers(CPJ)280X150 Activity on the Junior Market ended with Caribbean Producers pulling back today, after gaining on Wednesday, on robust volume of 4,393,426 shares. The company reported much improved results over the poor first quarter numbers, with the latest figures showing slightly lower profit for the December quarter of US$1.03 million versus US$1.18 million, for the similar period in 2013. For the year to December, profit is in at US$1.012 million versus US$1.62 million.
JM 12-2-15Trading closed with 6 securities being active, ending with 552,558 units changing hands valued at $1,033,150. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 4.90 points to close at 701.53, with the prices of 2 stocks advancing and 3 declining.
At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with the offer that was lower. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 7 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Lasco Distributors ending trading with 11,540 shares changing hands, 1 cent higher at $1.46, Lasco Manufacturing closing with just 4,000 shares trading as the price gained 1 cent to end at $1.16, General Accident ending with 236,240 shares trading at $1.65. AMG Packaging lost 27 cents with 7,500 units trading as the price closed at $2.22, Caribbean Producers trading 276,000 shares and closed lower by 20 cents to $2.10 and Lasco Financial closed with 17,278 shares changing hands 4 cents lower at $1.06.

Caribbean Producers tops juniors

Caribbean Producers traded nearly 4.4 million shares and rose in trading on Wednesday. Mayberry Investment was the broker that did all the buying while Stocks & Securities did the bulk of the selling, except for two smaller trades, amounting to 143,000 units.
Jm 11-2-15Activity on the Junior Market closed with 6 securities traded ending with 5,082,755 units changing hands valued at $11,034,581. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 3.54 points to close at 706.43, with the prices of 3 stock advancing and 2 declining. At the close of the market, there were 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and only 1 stock with an offer that was lower. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 7 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Caribbean Cream in trading 200 shares closed with a gain of 1 cent to 76 cents, Caribbean Producers finished with 4,393,426 units trading 10 cents higher to $2.30, Lasco Financial closed with 6,472 units and put on 5 cents to $1.10, Lasco Distributors closing with 5,310 shares trading at unchanged at $1.45, General Accident ended trading with 281,669 shares changing hands to close lower by 10 cents to $1.65 and Lasco Manufacturing closing with 395,678 units trading lower by 5 cents to $1.15.

Junior market inching higher

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 7 securities traded, ending with 806,830 units changing hands, valued at $1,091,417. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 7.22 points to close at709.97, with the price of 2 stocks advancing and none declining.
JM 10-2-15At the close of the market, there were 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 1 with a lower offer. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, General Accident closed with 22,000 shares trading 10 cents higher at $1.75, Lasco Distributors ending with 317,632 units trading to gain 5 cents to $1.45, Blue Power closed with 7,633 units trading at $6.50, Eppley 9.5% had 3,203 units trading at $6, Honey Bun closed with 300 shares changing hands at $1.91, Lasco Financial ending with 176,450 shares trading at $1.05 and Lasco Manufacturing finishing with 279,612 shares trading at $1.20.

Lasco Manufacturing dominates trade

Activity on the junior market closed with Lasco Manufacturing dominating trading with 2,556,735 shares. At the close only 4 securities traded, ending with 2,605,176 units valued at $3,114,828. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 5.15 points to close at 698.21, with the price of 1 stock advancing and 2 declining.
JM 5-2-15At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer. Trading ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 6 securities had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Medical Disposables finishing with 10,000 shares trading 10 cents higher at $1.80, Lasco Manufacturing finishing with 2,556,735 shares trading, unchanged at $1.20, more than 2.4 million units were crosses done by Mayberry on behalf of clients, Lasco Distributors closed with 37,000 shares changing hands while lost 5 cents to $1.40. At the close there were 600,000 units Lasco Distributors on the bid to buy at $1.40 and Lasco Financial in concluded trading with 1,441 shares changing hands fell 1 cent to $1.05.

4 junior market stocks rose Wednesday

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 7 securities trading and ending with 294,119 units valued at $359,476 changing hands. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 4.75 points to close at 703.36, with the prices of 4 advancing with 1 declining.
JM 4-2-15At the close of the market, there were 3 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and there were 6 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Access Financial closing with 1,500 shares to end at $9.30 with an increase of 10 cents, Blue Power trading 7,500 shares to gain 10 cents to $6.50. Honey Bun closed with 6,000 units trading as the price rose 1 cents to $1.91, Lasco Distributors finished with 80,900 shares trading, rising 4 cents to $1.45.
Caribbean Cream closed with 183,600 units trading at 75 cents, Caribbean Producers finished with 13,119 units to close at $2.20 after shedding 10 cents Consolidated Bakeries closed with 1,500 units at 90 cents each.

Junior market falters, 3 stocks rise 3 fall

Activity on the Junior Market closed with 7 securities trading and ending with 790,671 units valued at $998,335 changing hands. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 5.48 points to close at 698.61, with the price of 3 stocks advancing and 3 declining.
Jm 3-2-15fnAt the close of the market, there were 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and none had offers that were lower. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 8 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Jamaican Teas traded 117,665 units, gained of 4 cents to close at $2.55, Lasco Distributors traded 46,000 shares and closed with 1 cent gain at $1.41, Lasco Financial stock gained a cent with 55,000 shares, to end at $1.06, Lasco Manufacturing with 465,462 shares changing hands closed at $1.20.
Blue Power closed with 2,544 units trading, the price slipped 11 cents $6.40, Caribbean Producers in closing with 94,000 shares trading lost 10 cents at $2.20 and General Accident ended with 10,000 shares changing hands 15 cents lower at $1.65.