The Junior Market tumbles on Friday

The Junior Market Index tumbled on Friday with a drop of 63.94 points to end trading activities at 2,532.08 as declining stocks outpaced advancing ones 3 to 1.
The day ended, with the prices of seven stocks rising, 20 declining while eight remained firm. The average PE Ratio of the Junior Market ended at nine based on IC’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
Trading ended with an exchange of 4,584,423 shares for $12,466,749 from 35 shares compared to 6,245,390 units at $15,597,349 from 33 securities on Thursday.  Indies Pharma led trading with 2.43 million shares for 53 percent of total volume, followed by Everything Fresh with 384,763 units for 8 percent of the day’s trade and Lumber Depot with 250,122 units for 6 percent market share.
The average trade for the day ended at 130,984 units for an average of $356,193, in contrast to an average of 189,254 valued at $472,647 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 464,265 units at $1,176,300 for each security traded in contrast to 517,773 units at $1,307,969 previously. In contrast, the average trade for June was 245,049 units at $689,955 for each active security.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the Junior Market shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Access Financial dived $4.33 to $21.67 in trading 17,214 units, AMG Packaging lost 36 cents to settle at a 52 weeks’ low of $1.15 with investors transferring 49,074 units, Caribbean Flavours jumped 32 cents to finish at $10.50 with an exchange of 3,404 stock units. Caribbean Producers increased by 10 cents to close at $2.48 in trading 52,951 units, Derrimon Trading slipped 3 cents to close at $2.38 with 5,400 stock units changing hands, Dolphin Cove declined by 20 cents to end at $7.80 with of 21,000 units changing hands. Elite Diagnostic dropped 13 cents and traded 16,797 units to finish at $3.62, Everything Fresh lost 8 cents to close at 67 cents with investors transferring 384,763 shares, Express Catering fell 5 cents to $4.25 with 50 shares changing hands. Fontana dipped by 9 cents to close at $5.10 with investors exchanging 111,283 units, Fosrich dropped 7 cents to $3.68 in the transfer of 9,043 units, General Accident shed 20 cents in the trading of 18,676 shares to finish at $6.80. GWest Corporation lost 4 cents and exchanged 5,204 units to settle at 85 cents, Indies Pharma ended with investors transferring 2,426,126 stock units as the stock shed 17 cents to close at $2.78, Jamaican Teas lost 9 cents to finish at $4.70 with 44,424 stock units changing hands. Jetcon Corporation fell 3 cents to settle at $1.05 in trading 62,409 shares, Knutsford Express dropped 30 cents to close at $6.50 with 102,248 units changing hands, Lasco Financial rose 1 cent to $2.51 with an exchange of 47,400 shares. Lasco Manufacturing increased by 9 cents to settle at $3.70 with 104,900 units traded, Limners and Bards gained 10 cents to end at $2.60 with investors transferring 73,015 shares, Lumber Depot fell 3 cents and traded 250,122 units to finish $1.02. Mailpac Group closed 5 cents higher at $2.03 with 170,630 stock units changing hands, Main Event declined 1 cent to $4.07 in the transfer of 769 units, Paramount Trading lost 14 cents to end at $1.80 with 30,600 shares crossing the exchange. SSL Venture slipped 1 cent to 89 cents and exchanging just one unit, Stationery and Office Supplies gained 10 cents to end at $5.80 with the transfer of 2,300 units and tTech lost 50 cents to close at $4.70 with 3,074 units changing hands.

Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.


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