Juniors start 2016 at new high

Lasco Financial traded at a new 52 weeks' high high of $3.90

Lasco Financial traded at a new 52 weeks’ high high of $3.90

The junior market started 2016 with the index gaining 23.73 points to end at 1,814.78 for a new record high. The market closed with 13 securities trading 6 of which advanced, 2 declined with 4 closing at a new 52 weeks high and one at an intraday high. A volume of 1,707,388 units changed hands, valued at $6,741,784.
At the close, 1 security ended with no bids to buy and 8 securities had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 2 stocks closed with bids higher than their last traded prices while 1 closed with a lower offer.
In trading, Access Financial Services closed at $16 with 8,510 units changing hands, C2W Music closed with a gain of 1 cent as 256,277 units changed hands to a new 52 weeks’ high of 40 cents, Caribbean Cream ended with 500,000 shares changing hands at $4.08, Caribbean Flavours traded 45,000 units to close with a loss of 44 cents at $9. Caribbean Producers traded 3,340 units to close with a gain of 5 cents, at $5.50, Consolidated Bakeries gained 4 cents to end at $1.49 with 111,500 units changing hands, ICI -JM 04 -01-16General Accident traded 5,600 shares to close at $2.05, Honey Bun rose 3 cents, to end at a 52 weeks’ high of $6.18 with 120,000 units changing hands. Jamaica Teas ended at $5.05 with a loss of 5 cents while 28,634 units traded, KLE Group ended at $1.87 with 17,920 shares changing hands, Lasco Distributors closed with 389,944 shares changing hands at $5.50, but traded at an intraday 52 weeks’ high of $5.55. Lasco Financial closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $3.90, with a rise of 20 cents with 50,001 shares changing hands and Lasco Manufacturing closed at $3.58 with 170,662 shares trading, for an 8 cents rise.

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