Trading rise for junior stocks – Thursday

Lasco Manufacturing dominates trading with highest volume.

Lasco Manufacturing dominates trading with highest volume.

The junior market took another hit on the first day of December, with the market index falling 28.08 points to end at 2,401.05 on Thursday. At the close the prices of 3 stocks rose and 4 declined with 13 securities trading, the same number as on Wednesday.
The movement in the junior market index left the gain for the year to date at 34 percent.
The volume of stocks traded rose on Thursday by 114 percent from Wednesday’s level and ending with 2,955,623 units changing hands, valued at $13,246,216, up by 126 percent from $5,853,384 on Wednesday.
Market activities ended with 5 securities closing with bids higher than their last selling prices and just 1 ending with a lower offer.
ICI Jm sum 1-12-16An average of 227,356 units with an average value of $1,018,940 traded, compared to 81,289 units with an average value of $344,317 on the preceding day. The average for November is 109,679 units with an average value of $607,092
Eppley ordinary stock is yet to trade, after a split into 150 stock units for each one previously held.
In trading activity, AMG Packaging rose $2.45 to close with 210 units changing hands at $20.95, Caribbean Producers had 2,452 units changing hands to end at $3.20, Dolphin Cove traded 110 shares but lost 14 cents to end at $15.15, Honey Bun lost 18 cents with 1,042 shares changing hands to close at $5.83. Iron Rock Insurance ended with 94,109 units changing hands, at $3. Jamaican Teas traded 8,670 shares to close at $4.10, KLE Group traded 15,800 units at $1.50,ICI Jm trd Sht 1-12-16 Key Insurance rose by 5 cents in trading 3,000 shares and ended at $2.55. Lasco Distributors closed with 4,500 shares changing hands, at $6.65, after losing 15 cents, Lasco Financial gained 5 cents and ended with 1,000 shares changing hands at $3.15. Lasco Manufacturing fell 14 cents to end at $4.55 with 2,798,527 shares changing hands, Paramount Trading had 17,595 units changing hands to close at $3.70 and tTech ended with 8,628 shares changing hands at $5.50.

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