Juniors recover some ground on Friday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, recovered some of the losses suffered over the previous three days, as advancing stocks out-numbered declining ones on Friday, still leaving the index below the 3,000 mark.
At the close of market activities, the Junior Market Index advanced 31.90 points to 2,993.40 as 21 securities changed hands, resulting in as the prices of 10 securities rising, 5 declining and 6 remaining unchanged. On Thursday there was trading in 20 securities.
The volume and value traded fell over 60 percent below Thursday’s levels, with volume traded declining to 2,292,770 units valued at $10,680,659, compared to 6,809,242 units valued at $27,253,969 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 109,180 units for an average of $508,603 in contrast to 340,462 units for an average of $1,362,698 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 151,951 units valued at $795,273 and previously 155,908 units valued at $821,793. May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of the market, Blue Power ended trading 50 cents higher at $28.50, with 1,000 stock units changing hnads, Caribbean Flavours jumped $1.93 to close at $11, with 2,000 shares traded, Consolidated Bakeries finished trading at $2.10, with 48,500 units, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 10 cents at $11.50, exchanging 1,500 shares, Express Catering gained 11 cents to close at $6.96, with 71,643 stock units trading, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 7 cents at $3.05, exchanging 36,587 stock units. FosRich Group rose by 38 cents to land at $2.98, with 21,436 shares, GWest Corporation finished trading with a loss of 23 cents at $2.22, with 11,567 shares changing hands, Honey Bun closed 25 cents higher at $5, exchanging 100 stock units, Iron Rock ended with a loss of 10 cents at $2.95, with 40,961 units. Jamaican Teas finished trading at $5.50, with 174,438 units, Jetcon Corporation closed 10 cents higher at $4.10, with 9,464 shares, Knutsford Express traded 25 cents higher at $12, with 100 units, Lasco Distributors rose 5 cents to $4.25, with 135,635 shares, Lasco Financial closed with a gain of 15 cents at $5, trading 78,477 shares. Lasco Manufacturing ended with 1,192,669 shares trading at $4.20, Main Event concluded trading 30 cents higher at $7.80, with 30,500 stock units, Medical Disposables finished with a loss of 10 cents at $5, trading 126,888 units, Paramount Trading settled at $3, with 3,179 shares changing hands and Stationery and Office ended trading at $7.75, with 12,926 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.25% finished trading at $6, with 293,200 shares 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 Market up 65 more points – Monday

Access Financial jumps $4.50 to $51.50 on Monday.

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange jumped 65.50 points to close at 3,070.05 on top of the 80.20 points rise on Friday as the prices of 11 securities advanced, 5 declined and 8 remained unchanged.
At the close of market activities, 24 securities changed hands, the same number trading on Friday, resulting in only 691,974 units valued at just $3,495,411 trading compared to 3,742,224 units valued at $15,902,706 trading on Friday.
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 6 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 28,832 units for an average of $145,642 in contrast to 155,926 units for an average of $662,613 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 144,989 units valued at $814,376 and previously 164,621 units valued at $924,448. 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 jumped $4.50 to $51.50, with 2,782 shares trading, Cargo Handlers settled at $9.75, with 2,095 shares, Caribbean Cream traded 46 cents higher at $5.10, with 7,000 shares, Caribbean Flavours added $1 higher at $11, while only 100 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $5.24, with 8,500 units changing hands. Dolphin Cove finished at $16.80, with just 300 stock units trading, Elite Diagnostic settled at $3.16, with 2,700 units, changing hands, Express Catering traded 30 cents higher at $8, with 96,374 shares, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.75, with 198,171 shares. General Accident closed with a loss of 27 cents at $3.12, and 5,977 stock units traded, GWest Corporation ended 25 cents higher at $2.45, with 4,000 units, Honey Bun lost 1 cent and ended trading at $4.64, with 70,700 shares changing hands, Iron Rock concluded trading at $3, with 512 shares, Jamaican Teas settled at $5, with 12,370 shares. Jetcon Corporation traded 51,900 stock units at $4, Knutsford Express closed 80 cents higher at $12.80, after exchanging just 300 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 27 cents higher at $4.42, with 5,500 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading 6 cents higher at $5.21, with 76,982 stock units. Lasco Manufacturing finished 7 cents higher at $4.25, with 3,000 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 57 cents at $7, in swapping 3,827 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading 3,259 shares and rose 30 cents to $5.30, Paramount Trading closd at $3, with 50,000 shares traded, Stationery and Office finished trading 20 cents higher at $8, with 85,425 stock units and tTech ended with a loss of 10 cents at $6, exchanging 200 shares trading.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior stocks jump 80 points – Friday

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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. 

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. 

9 Junior stocks rise 9 fall on Friday

Main Event ended at a 52 weeks’ closing high on friday of $8.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange resulted in an exchange of 3,931,183 units valued at $15,372,700, compared to 2,550,756 units valued at $11,503,215 on Thursday.
At the close of market activities 23 securities changed hands compared to 23 on Thursday. Trading ended on Friday with the prices of 9 securities rising, 9 falling and 5 remaining unchanged leading the Junior Market Index gained 15.47 points to close at 2,965.34.
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 7 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 170,921 units for an average of $668,378 in contrast to 110,902 units for an average of $500,140 on Thursday. 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 at $48, with 1,156 shares trading, AMG Packaging ended 10 cents higher at $2.10, with 1,786 stock units, Cargo Handlers settled with a loss of 50 cents at $9.50, trading 611 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading 45 cents higher at $5.25, with 102,100 units, Consolidated Bakeries jumped 50 cents to close at $2.50, with 40,000 shares. Derrimon Trading rose 15 cents to end at $9.15, with 6,769 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 2 cents at $3.13, with 61,939 units, Eppley ended trading with a loss of $2.04 at $8.14, while exchnaging 3,000 shares, Express Catering traded 65 cents higher at $6.75, with 18,900 shares. FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 1 cent at $2.58, with 11,017 shares changing hands, General Accident closed with a loss of 6 cents at $3.39, with 979,394 stock units trading, GWest Corporation ended with a loss of 4 cents at $2.11, with 11,755 units, Iron Rock finished at $3.05, with 32,000 shares. Jamaican Teas ended trading at $4.80, exchanging 167,054 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded 5 cents higher at $4.10, with 35,500 units, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 4 cents at $4, as 2,106,900 shares changed hands, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 5 cents at $5.20, with 21,690 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled with a rise of 5 cents to $4, trading 266,500 shares, Main Event traded 65 cents higher to end at a 52 weeks’ closing high of $8, with 9,962 shares, Medical Disposables traded with a loss of 22 cents at $4.30, with 5,000 shares, Stationery and Office closed 6 cents higher at $8.06, with 14,152 units and tTech concluded trading with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30, trading 10,000 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Eppley 8.75% settled at $6, with 23,998 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.

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. 

Carib Producers dominates Junior trades – Tuesday

Caribbean Producers traded the largest block of shares on Tuesday.

Caribbean Producers traded 14.96 million of 17,217,639 units trading on Tuesday and resulted in $87,073,568 changing hands and compares to 4,133,311 units valued at $30,002,574 trading on Monday.
The Junior Market closed on Tuesday with 25 securities trading, up from 21 on Monday with the market Index declining 2.51 points to close at 2,919.64. At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities advanced, 6 declined and 10 remained unchanged.
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 2 with lower offers.
Market activity ended with an average of 688,706 units for an average of $3,482,943 in contrast to 165,332 units for an average of $1,200,103 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 182,941 units with an average value of $909,255 and previously 145,970 units with an average value of $721,120. 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 26,280 stock units, CAC 2000 finished with a loss of 50 cents at $8, in trading 500 shares, Cargo Handlers settled at $9.70, with 4,471 shares changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended trading 11 cents higher at $5.01, with 1,500 shares, Caribbean Producers (CPJ) finished trading at $5.25, with 14,960,000 units changing hands. There were three main blocks of CPJ shares making up the total trade, and includes 2.33 million units, 3 million units and 8.63 million units. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 9 cents at $1.80, in trading 100,000 shares, Derrimon Trading rose 40 cents to $9.15, with 3,166 shares, Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 5 cents at $3.10 and the trading of 154,745 units, Eppley ended trading $2.04 higher at $10.18, with 169,807 shares. Express Catering traded 39,809 shares and gained 21 cents to end at $6.03, FosRich Group finished trading at $2.49 after rising 4 cents, with 61,700 shares, General Accident closed at $3.40, with 25,000 stock units, GWest Corporation ended at $2.10, with 36,500 units. Honey Bun concluded trading with a loss of 5 cents at $4.65, exchanging 7,702 shares, Jamaican Teas rose 34 cents to $4.34, with 5,962 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded with a loss of 15 cents at $4.10, with 27,857 units, KLE Group closed 5 cents higher at $2.85, with 1,416,905 shares. Knutsford Express ended at $12, with 4,891 shares trading, Lasco Distributors climbed 25 cents to $4.20, with 14,400 stock units, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 4 cents at $5.36, after trading 15,000 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4, with 2,000 shares. Main Event ended trading at $7, with 64,966 stock units, Medical Disposables traded at $4.60, with 3,761 shares, Stationery and Office ended trading $8.95 with 51,000 shares, changing hands and tTech gained 50 cents to close at $6.50, with 19,717 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.