Fontana tops Junior Market trades – Thursday

Fontana Waterloo Road – the company’s stock traded 7.3m units.

This year’s new listing, Fontana continues to trade in large amounts with 7.34 million units trading and contributing to 83 percent of the day’s volume trading when the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Thursday.
Trading ended another day of high volume with an exchange of 8,871,009 units valued at $29,431,464 compared to 3,592,672 units valued at $12,085,054 on Wednesday from trading in 22 securities.
Trading activity pushed the Junior Market Index up by 12.37 points to 3,215.17 with 30 securities trading with the prices of 7 rising, 14 declining and 9 remaining unchanged.
Trading ended with an average of 295,700 units for an average of $981,049 in contrast to 163,303 units for an average of $549,321 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 659,569 units valued at $2,710,697 and previously 703,409 units valued at $2,919,088. In contrast, December ended with an average of 136,222 units at a value of $737,367 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling prices and just 1 closing with a lower offer.
At the close of the day’s activities, AMG Packaging ended 29 cents higher at $2.52, with an exchange of 200,037 stock units, Blue Power concluded trading of 41,075 units with a loss of 80 cents at $5, Cargo Handlers settled at $15, with 1,307 shares trading. Caribbean Cream ended trading of 105,900 shares with a loss of 50 cents to end at $5.35, Caribbean Flavours traded 5,500 stock units with a loss of 2 cents at $17, Caribbean Producers lost 4 cents to end at $4.96, with 9,917 units trading, Consolidated Bakeries closed 15 cents higher at $2.15, with an exchange of 327,024 shares. Derrimon Trading ended at $2.75, with 1,824 shares changing hands. Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 106,047 shares at $15, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 4 cents at $2.91, with an exchange of 20,051 stock units, Everything Fresh rose 22 cents to end trading of 45,083 shares at $1.87. Express Catering settled with a loss of 60 cents at $7.40, trading 38,845 units, Fontana traded 7,342,905 shares and closed at $3.20, FosRich Group  ended trading 15,321 shares and rose 20 cents higher to $3.90, General Accident traded 4,084 shares and gained 10 cents to end at $3.45, Honey Bun closed at $3.75, with 1,000 stock units trading. Indies Pharma fell 5 cents to end at $3.10, trading 28,797 shares, ISP Finance  concluded trading at $13, with an exchange of 31,895 shares, Jamaican Teas  closed at $4, with 26,665 shares trading, Jetcon Corporation  settled with a loss of 13 cents at $3.30, with 54,920 shares changing hands. Key Insurance  ended trading with a loss of 1 cent at $3.19, with 13,250 stock units, Knutsford Express  finished trading 4,590 shares for $1.40 higher to close at $13,  Lasco Distributors  closed with a loss of 6 cents at $3.70, trading 257,635 shares, Lasco Financial ended 15 cents higher at $4.35, with 49,262 shares changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading of 20,338 stock units with a loss of 13 cents to close at $3.70, Main Event finished with a loss of 90 cents at $6, in exchanging 5,920 units, Medical Disposables settled with a loss of 51 cents at $6.50, with 478 shares trading. Paramount Trading ended at $2, with an exchange of 108,433 shares, SSL Venture Capital exchanged 2,000 shares to close at $1.95 and tTech closed at $5.90, with 906 units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Knustford & Fontana dominate juniors

Knutsford Express stock was the largest trade on the Junior Market on Monday.

Trading on the Junior Market remained elevated again on Monday with an exchange of 10,025,824 units valued at $83,305,040 compared to 16,780,456 units valued at $150,707,233 on Friday.
Trading in shares of Fontana and Knutsford Express accounted for 91 percent of total volume traded. At the close of trading, 23 securities changed hands, resulting in the prices of 9 rising, 8 declining and 6 remaining unchanged, compared to 25 securities changing hands on Friday. The Junior Market index rose 13.13 points to close 3,250.34.
The average trade ended at 435,905 units for an average of $3,621,958 in contrast to 671,218 units for an average of $6,028,289 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 810,207 units valued at $3,433,396 and previously 859,400 units valued at $3,408,614. In contrast, December ended with an average of 136,222 units at a value of $737,367 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling prices and 3 closing with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activities, Access Financial closed $2.02 higher at $52, trading 1,200 shares, AMG Packaging ended 1 cent higher at $1.95, with 198,598 stock units trading, Caribbean Cream ended trading 68,821 shares, with a loss of 4 cents at $5.91, Caribbean Flavours traded 7,248 stock units at $19, Caribbean Producers finished trading 5,000 units at $4.96. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a loss of 9 cents at $1.71, with 145,680 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended 25 cents higher at $2.75, with an exchange of 92,550 shares, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 2 cents at $2.85, trading 160,558 stock units.  Everything Fresh lost 9 cents to end trading of 22,115 shares at $1.60, Express Catering settled 2 cents higher at $8.02, with 6,066 units changing hands. Fontana traded 2,462,763 shares and gained 5 cents to close at $3.45, FosRich Group ended trading 2,131 shares 30 cents higher at $3.90, General Accident  traded 2,300 shares at $3.45, GWest Corporation finished trading 5,838 shares at $1.81, Honey Bun closed at $3.75, with an exchange of 8,619 stock units. Indies Pharma  rose 5 cents, to end at $3.15, trading 90,084 shares, Jetcon Corporation  settled 40 cents higher at $3.43, trading 1,000 shares, KLE Group  traded 17,617 units for 5 cents higher at $3.  Knutsford Express  finished trading with a loss of $1.25 at $10.75, with 6,679,341 shares changing hands, as NCB Group continues to unwind their holdings in the company. Lasco Distributors closed with a loss of 10 cents at $3.90, with an exchange of 2,600 shares. Lasco Financial ended with a loss of 10 cents at $4.20, with 35,000 shares traded, Medical Disposables settled at $7, with 10,433 shares changing hands and tTech closed with a loss of 30 cents at $5.90, with 262 units trading.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

 

Fontana list with strong demand – Tuesday

Fontana listed on the Junior Market on Tuesday, accompanied by strong demand to buy more than 17 million shares above $2.43. Attempts to trade the stock above $3.45 did not succeed as they were canceled at the close.
Trading on the market declined sharply from the level on Monday, resulting in an exchange of 2,386,009 units valued at $16,626,218 compared to 93,801,898 units valued at $301,590,900 on Monday.
Trading ended, with 21 securities changing hands, compared to 25 trading on Monday. The prices of 9 securities rose 7 declined and 5 remained unchanged leading the Junior Market Index to decline 25.14 points to close at 3,221.64.
The average trade ended at 113,619 units for an average of $791,725 in contrast to 3,752,076 units for an average of $12,063,636 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 919,199 units valued at $3,062,219 and previously 1,115,910 units valued at $3,616,643. In contrast, December ended with an average of 136,222 units at a value of $737,367 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 6 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling prices and 4 closing with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activities, AMG Packaging ended 8 cents higher at $1.95, trading 82,200 stock units, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.45, with 33,720 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic finished 10 cents higher at $2.95, with an exchange of 98,577 stock units. Everything Fresh lost 25 cents to end trading of 123,750 shares at $1.75, Express Catering settled at $8, with 52,034 units changing hands, FosRich Group ended trading 5 cents higher at $3.95, with an exchange of 1,200 shares. Honey Bun closed with a loss of 5 cents at $3.80, in exchanging 11,000 stock units, Indies Pharma rose 10 cents in trading of 34,124 shares at $3.20, Jamaican Teas finished 30 cents higher at $4.50, trading 500 shares, Jetcon Corporation settled with a loss of 14 cents at $3.20, with an exchange of 10,350 shares. Key Insurance ended trading 500 stock units at $3.10. Knutsford Express  finished trading 15,249 shares and rose 50 cents to end at $13, Lasco Distributors closed with a loss of 19 cents at $3.80, trading 15,800 shares, Lasco Financial  ended with a loss of 27 cents at $4.23, with an exchange of 29,636 shares. Lasco Manufacturing  concluded trading of 7,470 stock units with a rise of 15 cents to $3.85,  Medical Disposables  settled at $7, exchanging 5,000 shares. Paramount Trading  ended in exchanging 5,200 shares and lost 30 cents to close at $2.60,  Stationery and Office  fell 10 cents, in closing at $8, while exchanging 1,813,896 shares and tTech closed $1.61 higher at $6.20, trading 500 units. In the  Junior Market preference segment,  CAC 2000 9.5% closed at $1.16, with 16,303 shares trading.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Big gains for 10 Junior Market stocks in 2018

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While Junior Market stocks on the Jamaica Stock Exchange chalked up gains of just 18.8 percent overall for 2018, but 5 companies’ stock rose between 104 to 282 percent for the year.
SSl Venture Capital, formerly C2W Music raced to a gain of 282 percent to remain in the TOP 10 Junior Market stocks for the second consecutive year. The stock benefitted from new life given it, when Stocks and Securities acquired controlling interest in it, for use as a venture capital vehicle. The next best performing stock delivered gains of 213 percent as investors pushed Derrimon Trading to new heights after the company announced a 10 for one stock split and the acquisition of a subsidiary. CAC2000 captured the number 3 best performing spot, rising by 160 percent for the year, followed by the 2018new  listing, Indies Pharma, with gains of 113 percent, after investors drove the price to a record high of $4.10 to a gain of 173 percent from the IPO price of $1.50. Express Catering gained 104 percent to be one of 3 stocks to reappear in the top 10 for two consecutive years. Caribbean Flavours landed the 6th spot with a gain of 73 percent. Statinery & Office Supplies reappeared in the Top 10 with a rise of 69 percent. ISP Financial chipped in with a rise of 67 percent in 8th spot to be followed by the Montego Bay based, Cargo Handlers that chipped in with 50 percent and the early 2018 listed Elite Diagnostic, was tenth after rising 48 percent.
The worst performing stocks for 2018 included, GWest Corporation down 56 percent due mainly to the much lower revenues than previously forecasted and greater losses. Jetcon Corporation, one of the 2017 Top 10 stocks, came next with a loss of 39 percent as the company reported lower profits for the nine months to September than the prior year. The new 2018 listing, Everything Fresh, ended the first year on the Junior Market as the third worst performing stock with a fall of 39 percent, helped by poor third quarter results as well as coming to the market at an excessive valuation. AMG Packaging ended as the 4th worst performer as the price reflected the losses caused by the toilet tissue operations with a decline in the stock price by 37 percent as it followed tTech with a decline of 33 percent. Eppley that migrated to the main market on the last day of 2018, declined 24 percent to the 6th worse performer, while Lasco Financial lost altitude to close out 2018 as the 7th worse performing the Junior Market stock, with a  loss of 15 percent, just ahead of Knutsford Express at the 8th spot, with a fall of 13 percent, Sweat River fell 9 percent and Consolidated Bakeries ended at the 10th spot with a loss of 6 percent.

 

 

Junior Market in modest gain – Thursday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange remained low keyed on Thursday, with low volume and a rise in the market Index by 12.87 points to close at 3,189.76.
Trading ended with 27 securities changing hands with the prices of 10 rising, 10 falling and 7 remaining unchanged. The market closed with 678,952 shares, valued at $3,223,519 changing hands, compared to 1,192,642 units valued at $4,117,828 on Monday, from 25 securities that traded.
Trading ended with an average of 25,146 units for an average of $119,390 in contrast to 47,706 units for an average of $164,713 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 147,500 units at a value of $806,936, versus 156,428 units at a value of $857,109, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each se curity traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 3 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling prices and 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activity, AMG Packaging ended trading 5 cents higher at $1.90, with 15,608 stock units changing hands, Blue Power ended trading 10,637 units with a rise of 50 cents to $5.50, Caribbean Cream closed trading of 2,978 shares at $5.82, Caribbean Producers traded 5,092 units at $5.44. Consolidated Bakeries closed with a fall of 20 cents to a 52 weeks’ low of  $1.70, with an exchange of 4,454 shares, Derrimon Trading fell 7 cents and ended at $2.50, with 49,226 shares trading, Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 317 shares but fell $1 to $15, Elite Diagnostic rose 13 cents to finished $3, with 35,425 stock units changing hands, Everything Fresh ended trading 7,930 shares to close at $1.40. Express Catering ended trading 188,327 shares at $8, FosRich Group lost 10 cents to end at $3.95, trading 32,559 shares, General Accident ended trading $3.50 with an exchange of 55,000 shares, GWest Corporation finished trading $1.60 with an exchange of 1,618 shares. Honey Bun closed $3.20 after falling 20 cents as 63,349 stock units traded, Indies Pharma rose 10 cents and ended trading 22,153 shares to close at $3.20, Jamaican Teas jumped 80 cents to end at $4.70, with 5,000 shares changing hands. Jetcon Corporation gained 30 cents to settle at $3.40, with 25,100 shares traded, Knutsford Express fell $1.20 and finished trading 7,653 shares at $11.80, Lasco Distributors rose 19 cents and closed at $3.99, with 27,426 shares changing hands, Lasco Financial ended 53 cents higher to $4.50, trading 7,858 shares. Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading 35 cents higher to $3.45, with the trading of 69,805 stock units, Main Event finished 10 cents down to $5.90, with an exchange of 10,332 units, Medical Disposables lost 20 cents to end at $6.50, with 957 shares trading. Paramount Trading ended trading 45 cents higher to close at $2.90, with an exchange of 12,901 shares, Stationery and Office lost 40 cents, trading 3,417 shares, to close at $8.10 and tTech dropped 60 cents to close $4.59 higher at $4.59, with 130 units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Steady Junior Market

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange just inched higher at the close of trading on Monday with the Junior Market Index rising a mere 0.38 points to close at 3,113.66.
The market closed with 25 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 1,343,967 units valued at $5,105,838 compared to 1,109,020 units valued at $4,743,095 on Friday from trading in 26 stocks.
 Market activities, saw the prices of 8 securities rising, 7 falling and 10 remaining unchanged. Lasco Manufacturing traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ low of $2.95 but closed at $3.05.
Trading ended with an average of 53,759 units for an average of $204,233 in contrast to 42,655 units for an average of $182,427 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 204,672 units at a value of $1,149,992, versus 221,591 units at a value of $1,256,019, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 8 stocks ended with higher bids than their last selling price and 6 with lower offers.
At the close of the day’s activity, Access Financial closed at $50.50, trading 100 shares, AMG Packaging ended at $1.70, after 90,000 stock units were traded, Blue Power concluded trading of 12,926 units with a loss of 13 cents at $6.20, Cargo Handlers settled 10 cents higher at $15, with an exchange of 6,060 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading of 6,600 shares at $5.40. Caribbean Producers finished trading 208,181 units, with a loss of 10 cents at $5.30, Derrimon Trading ended with a loss of 2 cents at $2.55, trading 236,354 shares, Eppley settled at $9, with 1,765 units changing hands, Express Catering ended trading 36,313 shares with a loss of 10 cents at $7.50. FosRich Group traded 6 cents higher at $3.85, with an exchange of 45,100 shares, Everything Fresh gained 3 cents in trading 132,000 shares to close at $1.30, Honey Bun ended at $3.50, with an exchange of 17,196 units, Indies Pharma traded 14,760 shares and added 6 cents to close at $3.20, Jamaican Teas settled at $3.70, with an exchange of 4,434 shares, Jetcon Corporation ended trading 17,400 stock units at $3. Key Insurance traded 30,823 units at $4,  Knutsford Express  closed $1.50 higher at $11.50, with an exchange of 34,985 shares, Lasco Distributors  ended with a loss of 15 cents at $3.75, trading 254,188 shares, Lasco Financial  concluded trading 1,400 stock units with a loss of 90 cents down to $4. Lasco Manufacturing  finished 3 cents higher at $3.05, with 101,942 units after trading at a low of $2.95, Main Event  settled with a loss of 60 cents at $5.90, with 19,374 shares changing hands, Medical Disposables  ended trading of 10,445 shares, with a rise of 10 cents to close at $6.50,  SSL Venture Capital traded 47,156 shares and ended at $2, Stationery and Office finished trading with 12,314 stock units with a rise of 40 cents to $8.50 and tTech ended at $5.19, as 2,151 shares were traded.
Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Trading jumps on Junior Market

Knutsford Express traded 16.9m shares

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose sharply on Tuesday as 16.9 million Knutsford Express shares traded, resulting in 17,273,967 units valued at $179,531,161 compared to just 457,558 units valued at $1,689,604 on Monday.
At the close of market activities only 17 securities changed hands versus 27 on Monday with the prices of 2 securities advancing, 10 declining and 5 remaining unchanged and leading the Junior Market Index to decline by 17.30 points to close at 3,131.26.
Trading ended with an average of just 1,016,116 units for an average of $10,560,656 in contrast to just 16,947 units for an average of $62,578 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 236,096 units at a value of $1,536,039, versus 143,367 units at a value of $463,182, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 1 stock ended with a higher bid than their last selling price and 3 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market activity, AMG Packaging ended with a loss of 5 cents at $1.80, with 5,500 stock units changing hands, Blue Power concluded trading of 440 units, with a loss of $1.04 to end  at $6, Caribbean Producers traded 660 units with a loss of 9 cents at $5.35, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.70, with 10,000 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic finished at $3, as 20,074 stock units changed hands. Everything Fresh traded 292,113 shares after declining by 2 cents to close at an all-time low of $1.28,  Express Catering ended trading with 11,808 shares, 30 cents higher at $8,  FosRich Group traded 1,500 shares at $3.80, Honey Bun ended with a loss of 30 cents at $3.50, exchanging 1,610 units, Indies Pharma traded 23,980 shares and lost 3 cents to close at $3.13, Jetcon Corporation ended trading of 20,400 stock units with a loss of 25 cents to end at $3.15. Key Insurance traded 182 units with a loss of 95 cents at $4, Knutsford Express closed with a loss of 90 cents at  $10.60, in exchanging 16,856,182 shares, Lasco Distributors ended with a loss of 10 cents at $3.80, with 6,200 shares trading, Lasco Manufacturing  fell 4 cents to close at $3.12, with 12,908 units being exchanged, Main Event settled at $6, in trading 9,410 shares and  tTech ended at $5.19, with 1,000 shares changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

Junior Market trading levels plunge

Junior market volume contracts.

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped to just 457,558 units valued at $1,689,604 compared to 990,418 units valued at $3,442,516 on Friday as 27 securities changing hands versus 23 on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 9 securities advanced, 7 declined and 8 remained unchanged. The Junior Market Index declined by 30.50 points to close at 3,148.5. Everything Fresh crashed to a new low at the close with no bill posted to buy at the close.
Trading ended with an average of just 16,947 units for an average of $62,578 in contrast to 43,062 units for an average of $149,675 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 143,367 units at a value of $463,182, versus 172,792 units at a value of $556,427, previously. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows23 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 2 with lower offers.
 At the close of the market activity, Access Financial closed at $50.50, with 150 shares changing hands, AMG Packaging ended 15 cents higher at $1.85, with 5,200 stock units being traded, CAC 2000 finished at $16.90, with an exchange of 5,000 shares, Cargo Handlers settled at $15 trading of 1,000 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 28,848 shares with a loss of 70 cents at $5.30. Caribbean Producers finished trading just 300 units for 9 cents higher at $5.44, Derrimon Trading rose 5 cents to $2.70, with 25,539 shares changing hands, Elite Diagnostic finished 13 cents higher at $3, with an exchange of 75,051 stock units, Everything Fresh traded 53,250 shares after dropping 37 cents to close at an all-time low of $1.30, Express Catering ended trading of 3,212 shares with a loss of 30 cents at $7.70. FosRich Group traded 22,511 shares 20 cents higher at $3.80, General Accident finished trading at $3.75, with 763 shares changing hands, Honey Bun ended at $3.80, and ended trading 11,500 units, Indies Pharma traded 66,038 shares and rose just 1 cent to close at $3.16, Jetcon Corporation ended trading with 26,409 stock units having gained 8 cents to $3.40,  Key Insurance traded just 182 units with a loss of 3 cents at $4.95, KLE Group finished trading with 543 shares for 10 cents higher at $3.10, Knutsford Express closed at $11.50, while swapping just 350 shares, Lasco Distributors ended 20 cents higher at $3.90, with 93,058 shares traded. Lasco Financial concluded trading with 2,000 stock units and lost 5 cents to close at $4.10, Lasco Manufacturing finished trading with 8,100 units but lost 29 cents to close at $3.16, Main Event settled with a loss of 50 cents at $6, in exchanging 4,329 shares, Medical Disposables ended trading with 5,063 shares at $6.40. Paramount Trading lost 43 cents to close at $2.52, with 741 shares traded, SSL Venture Capital traded 2,590 shares after gaining 1 cent to close at $1.82, Stationery and Office finished trading 30 cents higher at $8.80, with 15,270 stock units trading and tTech ended at $5.19, with 561 shares changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

 

8 Junior Market stocks rise 11 fall – Tuesday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Monday with 26 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 2,263,347 units valued at $12,188,607 compared to 9,644,867 units valued at $21,232,867 from 21 securities trading on Monday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 8 securities advanced, 11 declined and 7 remained unchanged resulting in the Junior Market Index advanced 19.79 points to close at 3,197.02. at the close 1 security traded at a 52 weeks’ high and two ended at 52 weeks’ lows.
Trading ended with an average of 87,052 units for an average of $468,793 in contrast to 459,279 units for an average of $1,011,089 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 253,366 units valued at $711,095. November, ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 5 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 4 with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $50.50, with 257 shares traded, Blue Power concluded trading of 2,000 units at $5.45, Cargo Handlers limbed $1 higher to $15, with an exchange of 34,600 shares, Caribbean Cream ended trading 20,800 shares at $5.30, Caribbean Producers finished trading 1,300 units and declined of 10 cents to close at $5.30,  Consolidated Bakeries closed 6 cents higher at $2.20, with 21,000 shares changing hands, Derrimon Trading ended trading with 216,900 shares and fell 10 cents to close at $2.70,  Dolphin Cove concluded trading of 173,947 shares gained and 75 cents to end at $15.75, Elite Diagnostic finished with a loss of 27 cents at $2.85, with an exchange of 42,256 stock units. Everything Fresh traded 59,127 shares after declining 5 cents to close at $1.50, Express Catering settled with a loss of 25 cents at $7.50, exchanging 26,208 units, FosRich Group ended trading of 15,985 shares and rose 2 cents to $4.07, General Accident traded 2,500 shares at $3.63, GWest Corporation finished trading 10,000 shares with a loss of 10 cents in closing at an all-time low of $1.45. Indies Pharma traded 82,620 shares and fell 4 cents to close at $3.06, Jamaican Teas finished trading of 161,257 shares at $3.80, Jetcon Corporation settled with a loss of 9 cents at $3.90, exchanging 38,461 shares, Key Insurance jumped 50 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of $5, with 1,027,000 stock units changing hands, Lasco Distributors closed at $4, with 126,190 shares trading. Lasco Financial dropped 80 cents to $4, with 109,306 shares changing hands, Lasco Manufacturing concluded trading at $3.30, with an exchange of 49,680 stock units, Main Event finished 15 cents higher at $6.50, trading 2,832 units, Paramount Trading  ended trading 500 shares and jumped 77 cents to $2.97. SSL Venture Capital rose 6 cents in trading 2,000 shares to end at $1.80, Stationery and Office traded with a loss of 85 cents at $7.35, with 36,521 shares and tTech closed 8 cents higher at $5.19, with 100 units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.

 

Trading climbs on Junior Market on Monday

Trading on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange ended on Monday with 21 securities changing hands, resulting in an exchange of 9,644,867 units valued at $21,232,867 compared to 4,790,864 units valued at $10,989,252 from 26 securities trading on Friday.
At the close of market activities, the prices of 7 securities advanced, 7 declined and 7 remained unchanged resulting in the Junior Market Index declining by 5.10 points to close at 3,177.23.
Trading ended with an average of 459,279 units for an average of $1,011,089 in contrast to 184,264 units for an average of $422,664 on Friday. November ended with an average of 190,475 units valued at $653,358 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows 7 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 with a lower offer.
 At the close of the market, Access Financial closed at $50.50, trading 380 shares, AMG Packaging ended 2 cents higher at $1.82, with 12,927 stock units changing hands, Caribbean Cream ended trading 11,455 shares, at $5.30, Caribbean Producers finished trading with 2,600 units and rose 5 cents higher to $5.40, Derrimon Trading ended at $2.80, in exchanging 6,215 shares. Elite Diagnostic gained 1 cent to end at $3.12, with 1,200 stock units changing hands, Express Catering ended trading with 4,380 shares after rising 65 cents to close at $7.75, General Accident closed 13 cents higher at $3.63, with 2,000 shares trading, Indies Pharma traded 20,690 shares to close at $3.10, Jamaican Teas settled at $3.80, with 160,698 shares changing hands. Jetcon Corporation ended trading at $3.99, with an exchange of 5,000 stock units, Key Insurance traded 1,071,023 units and rose 35 cents to $4.50, Lasco Distributors ended 20 cents higher at $4, with an exchange of 3,700 shares, Lasco Financial concluded trading of 31,600 stock units with a loss of 20 cents at $4.80. Lasco Manufacturing finished with a loss of 10 cents at $3.30, trading 33,300 units, Main Event settled with a loss of 10 cents at $6.35, with an exchange of 6,313 shares, SSL Venture Capital lost 2 cents in trading 6 million shares to end at $1.74, Stationery and Office finished trading 210 stock units with a loss of 32 cents down to $8.20, Sweet River closed at $3.50, with 100 units changing hands and tTech fell 19 cents to $5.11, with the trading of 902 shares. In the junior market preference segment, Derrimon Trading 9% ended with a loss of 10 cents at $2.10, with 2,270,174 stock units trading.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place.