Trading picks up for juniors – Thursday

Caribbean Flavours hit a high of $8.10 on Thursday

Caribbean Flavours hit a high of $8.10 on Thursday

Activity in the junior market rose on Thursday from the Wednesday’s low level and ended with active 13 securities of with 5 stocks advanced and 6 declined. The junior market index ended with an increase of 2.25 points to 1,643.83 with 3,281,706 units, valued at $10,311,911 changing hands.
At the close there was 1 security ending with no bid to buy and 6 securities had no stocks being offered for sale. A total of 3 stocks closed with bids higher than their last traded prices while none closed with a lower offer.
In trading, Caribbean Cream gained 2 cents while trading 192,500 units to end at $3.40, Caribbean Flavours traded 1,550 units at a new 52 weeks’ high of $8.10 by adding 90 cents, Caribbean Producers traded 42,978 units as the price fell 5 cents to end at $5.25, Consolidated Bakeries fell 24 cents trading 695,535 shares at $1.06. General Accident Insurance fell 8 cents, in trading 11,802 units, at $1.92, Honey Bun gained 10 cents with 1,000 shares changing hands and closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $5.95.JM - Trde Sht 10-12-15 Jamaican Teas had 76,295 shares trading to close with a loss of 40 cents at $4.50, Lasco Distributors closed with 765,536 shares changing hands at $4.30, Lasco Financial ended at $3, with 741,400 shares changing hands. Lasco Manufacturing lost 11 cents and closed at $3.51, with 680,796 shares trading, Medical Disposables closed at $3.40 with 250,000 shares trading as the price declined by 13 cents, Paramount Trading ended with 6,000 shares changing hands at $8.96 and Derrimon Trading preference share ended with 64,000 shares changing hands to end at $2.10.

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