Junior market consolidating mode

Dolphin Cove closed at a new 52 weeks' high of $11.50 on Thursday.

Dolphin Cove closed at a new 52 weeks’ high of $11.50 on Thursday.

The junior market closed Thursday with 9 securities trading, and ended with only 304,283 units changing hands valued at $813,509 as investors await information that could lead the way forward having seen most results for the first quarter.
The JSE Junior Market Index gained 1.83 points to close at 912.96, with the prices of 4 stocks advancing, 4 declining with only Dolphin Cove closing at 52 weeks’ high.
At the close of the market, there were 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices, 3 with lower offers and with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 6 that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Access Financial had just 100 shares trading with a loss of 90 cents and ended at $15.85, but had an offer to sell 10,000 units at $15.80. AMG Packaging ending with 915 shares changing hands to close with a loss of 1 cent at $3.16, Cargo Handlers finished with 1,535 units to close unchanged at $24, JM 18-6-15Caribbean Cream ended with 99,617 shares trading and fell 10 cents to close at $1.60. On offer are 970,000 units at $1.70 and 500,000 at $1.80 while the closest bid is at $1.15 to purchase only 30,000 units. Consolidated Bakeries finished trading with 4,000 shares2 cents higher at $1.17, Dolphin Cove ended with 23,000 shares changing hands to close 50 cents higher, at a 52 weeks’ high of $11.50. Honey Bun had 866 shares changing hands, 33 cents higher to $2.95, Lasco Distributors traded 39,000 shares 8 cents higher, at $1.68 and Lasco Financial Services finished trading with 134,450 units, the price slipped 10 cents to $1.90.

Junior market trades up

Blue Power gained $1 to close at $10.50

Blue Power gained $1 to close at $10.50

Trading on the Junior Market closed with 7 securities trading, resulting in 422,093 units changing hands valued at $977,423. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 3.94 points to close at 911.13, with the price of 4 stocks advancing, none declining and none closing at 52 weeks’ high or low.
At the close of the market, there were 7 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and only 3 with lower offers and with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 5 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale. The indicator is pointing to the strong probability of more stocks rising on Thursday that declining.
JM 17-6-15Stocks trading in the junior market are, AMG Packaging ending with 6,000 shares changing hands to close unchanged at $3.17, Blue Power closed with 2,000 shares trading at $10.50 to gain $1, Caribbean Producers ended with 116,590 shares trading to close at $3, but traded as low as $2.88. Lasco Distributors with 9,499 shares changing hands, closed unchanged at $1.60, Lasco Financial Services finished trading with 42,272 units, with the price inching up by 1 cent to $2. Lasco Manufacturing had 55,411 changing hands 2 cents higher to $1.32 and Medical Disposables contributed 190,321 shares with the price rising 2 cents, to $2.25.

Are juniors set to rise Wednesday?

JSE sign Trading on the Junior Market ended with 8 securities trading with 899,009 units changing hands valued at $1,684,866. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 3.51 points to close at 907.19, with the price of 1 stock advancing and 5 declining. No stock closed at 52 weeks’ high.
At the close of the market, there were 10 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and only 3 with lower offers, this suggest that advancing stocks should beat out declining ones on Wednesday. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 9 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, AMG Packaging ending with 5,000 shares changing hands, to close 2 cents lower at $3.17.JM 16-6-15 Caribbean Cream closing with 316,243 shares trading at $1.70 at the close, after shedding 30 cents, Jamaican Teas with 15,000 shares trading, ended at $3.52, Lasco Distributors trading 10,000 shares, 19 cents higher, at $1.60. Lasco Financial Services finished trading with 120,000 units and the price slipped 5 cents to $1.99, Lasco Manufacturing had 158,000 shares trading lower by 16 cents to $1.30, Medical Disposables had 274,266 shares changing hands at $2.20 for a loss of 10 cents and Paramount Trading ended trading with 600 shares at $5.

Junior market slips slightly

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Cargo Handlers closed at a new high of $24 on Monday

Cargo Handlers closed at a new high of $24 on Monday

Trading ended on the Junior Market with 9 securities trading, and ended with 1,636,539 units changing hands valued at $3,113,265. The JSE Junior Market Index 5 declined 3.65 points to close at 903.68, with the price of 5 stocks advancing and 3 declining with 2 closing at a 52 weeks’ high.
At the close of the market, there were 5 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and only 4 with lower offers. Trading ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 9 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Cargo Handlers traded at a new high of $24 with 1,415 units to gain 49 cents on Friday’s last sale price. JM 15-6-15Caribbean Cream traded at a new all-time high of $2 but slipped back to $1.85 having traded 36,865 shares and closed with the offer at $1.80 to sell 100 shares. General Accident Insurance concluded trading with 106,178 shares changing hands to close 19 cents lower at $1.56, Jamaican Teas closed with only 2,070 shares trading at $3.52, for a 2 cents fall, Lasco Distributors traded 252,985 shares, 1 cent higher at $1.41, Lasco Financial Services finished trading with 1,202,900 units, the price gained 4 cents to $2.04. Lasco Manufacturing had trading in 23,584 shares to gain 1 cent to $1.46, Medical Disposables contributed 8,000 shares with the price rising 20 cents, to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $2.30 and Paramount Trading ended trading with 2,542 shares with a decline of 50 cents at $5.

9 down 3 up on junior market

Price fall Trading picked up on the Junior Market with 15 securities trading, and ended with 1,497,036 units changing hands valued at $. The JSE Junior Market Index declined 25.44 points to close at 907.33, with the price of 3 stocks advancing and 9 declining and 2 closing at 52 weeks’ high.
At the close of the market, there is just 1 stock with the bid that is higher than their last selling price and only 2 with lower offers. The junior market ended with 4 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, AMG Packaging, ending with 5,500 shares changing hands, to close 1 cent lower at $3.19, Caribbean Cream trading 20,000 shares, 10 cents higher to new all-time high of $1.85, Caribbean Flavours finishing with 1,667 shares trading to close 1 cents higher at $2.09. Consolidated Bakeries ended with 65,234 units changing hands but lost 2 cents to close at $1.15, Derrimon Trading finished with 3,599 shares trading to close 10 cents higher at $2.20. JM 12-6-15Dolphin Cove concluding trading with 3,333 shares changing hands to close 25 cents lower at $11. General Accident Insurance ended trading with a loss of 20 cents to close at $1.75 with 34,252 shares trading, Honey Bun lost 33 cents in trading just 2,053 units. KLE Group traded 3,500 shares at 70 cents, Lasco Distributors traded 348,516 shares to close lower by 20 cents at $1.40, Lasco Financial Services finished trading with 671,000 units with the price slipping 6 cents to $2. Lasco Manufacturing had 124,982 shares changing hands as the stock traded lower by 5 cents to $1.45, Paramount Trading ended trading with 200,000 shares to end unchanged at $5.50 and Eppley 10% preference share closed trading with 8,400 units and lost just 1 cent to $6 and the company’s 9.5% preference share saw 5,000 units treading at $6.01

Record highs for junior stocks

Lasco Financial closed at a new all-time high of $2.06.

Lasco Financial closed at a new all-time high of $2.06.

Trading picked up on the Junior Market with 7 securities trading, and ended with 874,808 units changing hands valued at $2,003,620. The JSE Junior Market Index lost 1.92 points to close at 932.77, with the prices of 3 stocks advancing, 2 declining, 3 closing at 52 weeks’ high and one at a low. Paramount Trading hit a new high of $6.10 during trading but closed back at Wednesday’s last traded price of $5.50.
At the close of the market, there was 1 stock with the bid higher than the last selling price and 3 with lower offers. The junior market ended with 4 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 traded with 100,000 units changing hands, 10 cents higher, at $1.75 for a new all-time high. KLE Group with 15,000 shares trading closed 5 cents lower at new low of 70 cents, JM 11-6-15Lasco Distributors with 131,195 shares trading, lost 5 cents in closing at $1.05, Lasco Financial Services finished trading with 350,600 units, closed with a gain of 8 cents to new a new 52 weeks’ high of $2.06, making it the first of the three Lasco companies to break the $2 barrier although it was the last of the three to really shot up. Lasco Manufacturing end with 73,470 shares trading at $1.50, Medical Disposables traded 95,000 shares to end at a new 52 weeks’ high of $2.10 after adding 10 cents and Paramount Trading ended trading with 109,543 shares to end at $5.50, after trading as high as $6.10. At the close, Access Financial seems set to fall with an offer at $15.54 to sell 15,000 units well below the last traded price of $16.75.

4 new highs for junior market

 Paramount is one of fours stocks to close  at 52 weeks' high. The stock closed at $5.50 on Wednesday for an all-time high.

Paramount is one of fours stocks to close at 52 weeks’ high. The stock closed at $5.50 on Wednesday for an all-time high.

Trading picked up on the Junior Market with 9 securities trading, and ended with 940,177 units changing hands valued at $2,275,177. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 7.97 points to close at 934.69, with the price of 6 stocks advancing, none declining and 4 closing at 52 weeks’ high, Honey Bun traded at 52 weeks intraday high of $2.96.
At the close of the market, there were 2 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers. The junior market ended with 4 securities closing with no bids to buy and 9 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market are, Caribbean Cream traded at a 52 weeks’ high with 10,000 units, 10 cents higher, at $1.65. Caribbean Producers with 330,543 shares trading closed at $3, Dolphin Cove with 2,092 shares changing hands to close higher by 25 cents at a new high of $11.25, Honey bun finishing trading with 83,634 shares to close unchanged at $2.95. JM 10-6-15Jamaican Teas closed with 4,041 shares trading 4 cents higher at $3.54, Lasco Distributors with 21,867 shares trading, unchanged at $1.65, Lasco Financial Services finished trading with 352,000 units, to close with a gain of 3 cents to new a new 52 weeks’ high of $1.98. Lasco Manufacturing end up with 124,000 shares trading 5 cents higher at $1.50 and Paramount Trading ended trading with 12,000 shares to end with an increase of 70 cents to an all-time high of $5.50. At the close Access Financial seems set to fall with an offer at $15.84 to sell 5,951 units well below the last traded price of $16.75.

Junior market closes at new high

Dolphin Cove was one of 6 stocks ending at 52 weeks' high

Dolphin Cove was one of 6 stocks ending at 52 weeks’ high

Trading on the Junior Market resulted in the market hitting a new all-time high, with 6 stocks closing at 52 weeks’ high out of 12 securities trading, culminating in 1,069,919 units changing hands valued at $1,990,730. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 14.46 points to close at 926.72, a new record high, with the price of 6 stocks advancing and 1 declining.
At the close of the market, there were 4 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and 3 with lower offers. The junior market ended with 5 securities closing with no bids to buy and 9 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
Stocks trading in the junior market include, Access Financial with just 100 shares changing hands, to close lower by 25 cents at $16.75, Cargo Handlers finishing with 500 units to close with a gain of 51 cents, to a new all-time high of $23.51. Caribbean Cream with 435,000 shares trading at an all-time high of $1.55, gained 20 cents, Dolphin Cove finished trading with 1,000 shares to closed at an all-time high of $11, to gain 75 cents, Honey Bun concluded trading with 20,000 shares changing hands to close 25 cents higher at a 52 weeks’ high of $2.95.JM 9-6-15 Lasco Distributors traded 23,150 shares at $1.65, Lasco Financial Services finished trading with 495,970 units, with the price rising 4 cents to $1.95. Lasco Manufacturing traded 79,899 shares at $1.45, Paramount Trading ended with just 1,000 shares changing hands with an increase of 54 cents to $4.80, a new all-time high. The stock closed with a bid to buy 49,500 units at $5 and Eppley 9.5% preference share closed trading with 4,000 units and put on just 1 cent to $6.01 to new high, with a 1 cent gain.

All-time high of 900 for Junior Market

Lasco Financial Services stock closed at a new high of $1.81 on Thursday.

Lasco Financial Services stock closed at a new high of $1.81 on Thursday.

Trading picked up on the Junior market with 11 securities trading and ended with 1,082,691 units changing hands valued at $ 4,067,238. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 12.28 points to close at an all-time high of 900.75, with the price of 7 stocks advancing and 1 declining and 4 closing at 52 weeks’ high.
At the close of the market, there were 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and only 2 with lower offers. The junior market ended with 3 securities closing with no bids to buy and 9 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
In trading ended with three stocks closing at 52 weeks’ highs while, Access Financial traded just 350 units at $17 but the offer closed at $16.98. Cargo Handlers finished trading with 102,900 units, to close with a gain of 19 cents at a new all-time high of $22.48, the stock closed with a bid at $23 to purchase 100,000 units, Caribbean Cream ended with 237,955 units trading at a new 52 weeks’ high of $2.35. Caribbean Flavours ending with 155,333 shares at $2.08 to gain 8 cents, Caribbean Producers with only 9,671 shares trading lower by 2 cents to $2.78, General JM 03-6-15Accident Insurance concluded trading with 24,200 shares changing hands to close at $2, Lasco Distributors traded 73,366 shares, 4 cents higher at $1.70, Lasco Financial Services finished trading with 277,000 units, the price rose 16 cents to $1.81, for a new all-time high. There was dealing in 43,000 Lasco Manufacturing’s shares as the stock closed unchanged at $1.40, Medical Disposables contributed 143,000 shares with the price rising 5 cents, to $2, Paramount Trading ended with 15,916 shares to increase of 2 cents to $3.97.

Lasco Financial at new high

Mayberry buys more Lasco Financial shares on Thursday as the stock traded at an all-time high of $1.68.

Mayberry buys more Lasco Financial shares on Thursday as the stock traded at an all-time high of $1.68.

Lasco Financial Services traded at a new all- time high of $1.68 during the trading session on Thursday. Fairly heavy trading in the stock within minutes of the close, saw 1,483,076 units changing hands and the price slipping to $1.57 for a new closing high, two days after Mayberry bough 20 percent of the company and after the company reported profits of $190 million or 15.5 cents per share for the year to March. Mayberry bought additional shares for their own account by way of crosses towards the end of trading, leaving no stock on offer at the close.
Trading ended on the Junior Market with 9 securities changing hands, and ended with a total of 1,913,100 units valued at $2,968,161. The JSE Junior Market Index gained 1.68 points to close at 870.40, with the price of 3 stocks advancing and 3 declining and 1 closing at 52 weeks’ high.
At the close of the market, there were 6 stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with lower offers. The junior market ended with 3 securities closing with no bids to buy and 9 securities that had no stocks being offered for sale.
The other stocks trading in the junior market are, Caribbean Cream with 200,000 shares changing hands to close unchanged at $1.10, JM cht 28-5-15Caribbean Flavours & Fragrances finished trading with 3,000 shares to close unchanged at $2, Caribbean Producers with 1,000 shares trading, ended lower by 9 cents at $2.90, General Accident Insurance traded just 100 units at $2.02 and lost 2 cents. Jamaican Teas traded with 25,000 shares changing hands to close 10 cents higher at $3.50, with results released for the company, the supply that was overhanging the market has disappear with only offers between $4 and $5.50 for a total of 50,000 shares in the market. Lasco Distributors traded 44,266 shares, unchanged at $1.60, Lasco Manufacturing traded 148,658 shares as the stock traded lower by 2 cent to $1.25 and Medical Disposables had 8,000 units changing hands at $1.95.