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.

Lasco Financial grabs 77% of trading

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

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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.

Juniors inched higher – Friday

Junior market index moving higher gradually, but seems poised to surge higher by August as happened in 2017.

Trading on the Junior Market returned to more sedate levels on Friday with 1,704,155 units valued at $7,059,645, compared to 13,901,904 units valued at $65,220,930 on Thursday.
At the close, the market Index advanced by 8.27 points to close at 3,062.21 as the prices of 4 securities rose, 10 declined and 6 traded unchanged resulting from 20 securities changing hands, up from 25 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 85,208 units for an average of $352,982 in contrast to 556,076 units for an average of $2,608,837 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 148,472 units valued at $848,065 and previously 210,982 units valued at $961,878. 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, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 1 cent at $1.99, with 23,429 stock units, Caribbean Cream fell 16 cents to close at $4.84, with 21,756 shares, Consolidated Bakeries closed with 117,515 shares trading and lost 10 cents to end at $1.90, C2W Music ended at $1.30, with 29,999 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading exchanged 23,136 shares and traded at an all-time intraday high of $20.50 but fell afterwards by 44 cents from Thursday’s close to end Friday at $19.16. Dolphin Cove finished at $15, with 1,400 stock units, Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 5 cents at $3 and trading 95,139 units, Express Catering traded 5 cents higher at $7.10, with 18,979 shares, FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 30 cents at $2.65, in exchanging 6,242 shares. Honey Bun ended trading at $5, with 200 shares, Jetcon Corporation traded at $4, with 30,280 units changing hands, Knutsford Express ended 41 cents higher at $12.51, with 3,870 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 4 cents at $4.15, in exchanging 540,300 stock units. Lasco Financial finished 11 cents higher at $5.10, with 445,789 units, Lasco Manufacturing lost 20 cents to close at $4, with 103,771 shares, Medical Disposables traded 2,000 shares at $5, Paramount Trading closed 3 cents higher at $3, trading 4,200 stock units, Stationery and Office closed at $8, with 15,869 units changing owners and tTech declined 10 cents to $5.90, with 350 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market moves higher – Wednesday

Derrimon closed at new 52 weeks’ high on Wednesday.

The Junior Market moved higher at the close of trading on Wednesday, with the market Index rising 15.88 points to 3,086.90, after the prices of 6 securities advanced and 9 declined.
At the close of market activity, the prices of 5 stocks that traded remained unchanged out of a total of 20 securities trading on Wednesday, with a similar number trading on Tuesday. At the close, one stock Derrimon Trading closed at 52 weeks’ high as investors seem to be responding to a combination of increased first quarter profit and a proposed 10 to 1 stock split to come. A total of 1,732,089 units valued at $7,477,627 traded compared to 1,064,377 units valued at $3,987,642 on Tuesday.
IC bid-offer Indicator|At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows7 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and 5 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 86,604 units for an average of $373,881 in contrast to 53,219 units for an average of $199,382 on Tuesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 71,831 units valued at $297,781 and previously 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, Access Financial closed with a loss of 4 cents at $47, with 1,400 shares traded, AMG Packaging fell 2 cents to end at $2.08, with 27,000 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading at $48, with 1,178 units, Caribbean Flavours traded 60 cents higher at $11.60, with 3,905 stock units, Caribbean Producers finished trading after rising 5 cents to $5.60, with 1,521 units. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 5 cents at $2.05, with 96,800 shares, Derrimon Trading jumped $2.40 to a new all-time high of $18.40, with just 500 shares, Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of $1.80 at $15, while exchanging 20,000 stock units, Elite Diagnostic settled with a loss of 8 cents at $2.97 trading 65,477 units. Express Catering traded 4,427 shares with a loss of 45 cents to $7.05, GWest Corporation ended with a loss of 10 cents at $2.40, exchanging 10,919 units, Jamaican Teas eased down by 1 cent to $4.99, with 1,120 stock units, Jetcon Corporation traded 154,528 units. at $4.10, Lasco Distributors concluded trading 1 cent higher at $4.20, with 430,142 stock units, Lasco Financial finished at $4.99, trading 497,156 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled 20 cents higher at $4.20, with 223,000 shares, Paramount Trading traded 25,143 stock units and finished trading at $2.97, Stationery and Office closed 54 cents higher at $8.50, with 12,615 units trading and tTech concluded trading at $6, with 5,000 shares 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.

Trading picks up on Junior Market – Friday

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Volume surged on the Junior Market, on Friday with 4,873,191 units valued at $15,916,560 changing hands, with GWest trading almost 3.6 million units valued at $9.6 million.
The day’s trading saw a 212 percent rise in the volume and 165 percent increase in the value over the 1,563,696 units valued at $6,095,052 traded on Thursday.
Market activity resulted in 24 securities changing hands, leading to the prices of 5 advancing, 11 declining and 8 remaining unchanged compared to 22 securities trading on Tuesday. The Junior Market Index slipped just 0.74 points to close at 3,037.56.
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 203,050 units for an average of $663,190 in contrast to 91,982 units for an average of $358,532 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 139,543 units valued at $671,002 and previously 136,164 units valued at 671,284. May closed with an average of 217,589 units, valued at $1,322,452 for each security traded.
At the close of trading, AMG Packaging suffered a loss of 10 cents to end at $2, with 42,000 stock units trading, Caribbean Cream dropped 87 cents to $4.63, with 29,345 shares changing hands, Caribbean Producers traded down 10 cents to $5.10, with 26,000 stock units, Derrimon Trading ended at a new high by rising by $1.70 to $13.70, with 500 shares, Dolphin Cove concluded trading $1.99 higher at $16.80, with 4,700 shares. Elite Diagnostic finished at $3, with 77,171 stock units trading, Express Catering ended trading 20 cents higher at $7.20, with 37,570 shares, FosRich Group traded with a loss of 1 cent at $2.99, in exchanging 42,123 shares, General Accident lost 3 cents to end at $2.98, with 41,000 shares. GWest Corporation jumped 50 cents higher to $3, with 3,562,554 stock units, Honey Bun ended at $5.20, trading just 100 units, Iron Rock concluded trading at $3, with 528,900 shares, ISP Finance finished with a loss of 2 cents at $15, after trading 9,000 shares. Jamaican Teas settled at $5.50, with 1,000 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading at $4.06, with 90,000 stock units, Key Insurance traded at $4, with 148 units, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 1 cent at $12.50, trading 58,719 shares. Lasco Distributors ended at $4, after shedding 10 cents exchanging 41,764 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 6,941 stock units and fell 11 cents to $4.89, Lasco Manufacturing declined 30 cents to close at $3.90, with 26,900 units, Medical Disposables fell 17 cents to $5, with 500 shares, Stationery and Office finished trading 78,256 stock units at $8 and tTech ended at $6, with 8,000 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Everything Fresh drops to $2

Access Financial jumps $6.50 on Tuesday.

Everything Fresh that went public in May at $2.50, traded at a low of $2 on the Junior Market on Tuesday but closed 37 cents down at $2.10 with 319,746 shares traded.
By the close of the market, trading levels rose on Tuesday, ending at 1,970,213 units valued at $9,973,911 compared to 1,012,130 units valued at $4,392,627 on Monday.
Market activity resulted in 27 securities changing hands, leading to the prices of 8 advancing, 11 declining and 8 remaining unchanged compared to 27 securities trading on Monday. The Junior Market Index declined by 14.40 points to close at 3,040.08 even as Access Financial jumped $6.50 and Blue Power rose another $2 to be up 82 percent since announcing a possible stock split.
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 3 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 72,971 units for an average of $369,404 in contrast to 37,486 units for an average of $162,690 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 143,670 units valued at $713,028 and previously 148,628 units valued at $737,126. 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 $6.50 to close at $52, in trading 933 shares, Blue Power concluded trading with a rise of $2 to end at $52, after exchanging 14,041 units, Cargo Handlers settled at $10, with 4,500 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading at a loss of 87 cents to $4.63, with 21,088 shares changing hands, Caribbean Producers finished trading with 1,006,000 units at $5. Consolidated Bakeries closed 10 cents higher at $2.10, with 33,083 shares, C2W Music traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of 80 cents and ended at $0.59, with 4,500 shares, Dolphin Cove finished with a loss of $1 at $15, trading 20,017 stock units, Elite Diagnostic fell 1 cent to $3.05, with 77,077 units. Eppley ended trading with a loss of $1.50 to close at a 52 weeks’ low of at $8, with an exchange of 45,675 shares, Express Catering traded with a loss of 45 cents at $6.80 and 48,212 shares changing hands, FosRich Group finished trading with a loss of 25 cents at $2.75, after exchanging 32,021 shares, General Accident closed at $3.01, with 5,222 stock units. Honey Bun concluded trading 20 cents higher at $5.20, with 62,420 shares, Jamaican Teas ended with a loss of 12 cents at $5.80, trading 8,665 stock units, Jetcon Corporation fell 5 cents to $4.05, with 33,000 units, Key Insurance finished trading at $4, with 13,000 shares. KLE Group closed 10 cents higher at $2.80, with 10,000 shares, Knutsford Express ended at $12.70, with 3,921 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading 10 cents higher at $4.10, with 13,681 stock units changing hands, Lasco Financial finished with a loss of 20 cents at $5, trading 13,255 units. Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4, with 14,336 shares, Main Event ended trading with a loss of 41 cents at $6.20, after exchanging 11,579 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading 5 cents higher at $3, with 40,430 stock units, Stationery and Office closed at $8, with 113,611 units and tTech concluded trading 70 cents higher at $6, with 200 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

 

Everything Fresh below IPO price

Everything Fresh directors and major owners.

Everything Fresh that was listed on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday, closed below the IPO price of $2.50 and traded at low of $2.25 before recovery to $2.47 at the close on Monday.
By the close of the market, trading levels fell back from the sharp increase on Friday and ended at an exchange of 1,718,174 units valued at $7,108,686, compared to 1,718,174 units valued at $7,108,686 on Friday.
Market activity resulted in 27 securities changing hands, leading to the prices of 12 advancing, 7 declining and 8 remaining unchanged compared to 23 securities trading on Friday. The Junior Market Index jumped 37.21 points to close at 3,054.48 as Blue Power jumped $7.82 and ISP Finance climbed $2.
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 3 with lower offers.
Trading ended with an average of 37,486 units for an average of $162,690 in contrast to 74,703 units for an average of $309,073 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date, amounts to 148,628 units valued at $737,126 and previously 157,010 units valued at $780,450. 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, trading 3,400 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading after jumping $7.82 at $50, with 5,665 units, Caribbean Cream ended trading with a loss of 15 cents at $5.50, with 200 shares, Caribbean Producers finished trading with a loss of 20 cents at $5, in the exchange of 5,000 units, C2W Music ended 14 cents higher at $0.59, after trading 100,000 shares. Dolphin Cove traded 2,720 stock units at $16, Elite Diagnostic settled 1 cent higher at $3.06, with 59,976 units, Eppley ended trading $1.36 higher at $9.50, with just 100 shares, Everything Fresh closed below the IPO price of $2.50 and traded at low of $2.25, during the day before recovering to $2.47 at the close with an exchange of 319,945 shares changing hands, Express Catering traded with a loss of 15 cents at $7.25, with 58,500 shares. FosRich Group rose 5 cents to $3, with 8,154 shares, General Accident closed 6 cents higher at $3.01, with 4,009 stock units, GWest Corporation ended at $2.50, exchanging 4,000 units, Honey Bun concluded trading 24,244 shares and gained 35 cents to $5. ISP Finance climbed $2 higher at $17, with 7,420 shares, Jamaican Teas ended trading with a loss of 3 cents at $5.92, with 211,600 stock units changing hands, Jetcon Corporation traded 8 cents higher at $4.10, with 71,348 units, KLE Group closed with a loss of 25 cents at $2.70, with 11,000 shares. Knutsford Express ended 19 cents higher at $12.70, with 2,300 shares, Lasco Distributors concluded trading with a loss of 20 cents at $4, after trading 14,350 stock units, Lasco Financial finished 20 cents higher at $5.20, with 11,435 units, Lasco Manufacturing settled at $4, after exchnaging 6,522 shares. Main Event ended trading at $6.61, with 17,600 shares, Medical Disposables traded at $5, with 10,000 shares, Paramount Trading finished trading 5 cents higher at $2.95, with 5,000 stock units, Stationery and Office closed at $8, with 43,642 units and tTech concluded trading at $5.30, with 4,000 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.