JSE US$ market bounces

Volumes climbed sharply on the JSE US$ market on Wednesday but with a value that was similar to that on Tuesday as five securities changed hands, similar to Tuesday.
At the close, the JSE US Dollar Index advanced by 9.15 points to 188.86. Trading ended with the prices of four stocks rising, one declining and none closing unchanged. The average PE Ratio of the JSE US Dollar Market ended at 13.3 based on IC Insider.com forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 168,832 shares, accounting for US$13,590 compared to 60,494 units at US$13,212 on Tuesday. The average trade for the day ended at 33,766 units at US$2,718 in contrast to an average of 12,099 at US$2,642 on Tuesday.
An average of 64,765 shares traded for the July to date, at US$5,489 for each security changing hands. In contrast to 76,698 units at US$6,022. For comparison, June ended with an average of 281,680 units at US$46,735.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment gained nine-tenths of a cent to end at 10 US cents, in exchanging nine units, Productive Business Solutions lost 2 cents and closed at 66 US cents in transferring 100 units. Proven Investments ended at 24.5 US cents, with a gain of half a cent trading 26,429 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments gained 1.9 cents to 15 US cents, after exchanging 41,550 shares and Transjamaica Highway traded 100,744 shares at and added one-tenth of a cent to 0.99 of a cent.

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

Trading drops on JSE US$ market

Trading dropped on the US dollar market on Tuesday and led to an equal number of stock prices rising and falling and leading to the JSE US Dollar Index slipping 0.18 points to 179.71.
Trading ended with five securities changing hands with the prices of two stocks rising, two declining and one closing unchanged. The average PE Ratio of the JSE US Dollar Market ended at 12.8 based on IC Insider.com’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 60,494 shares, accounting for US$13,212 compared to 176,139 units at $58,052 on Monday.
The average trade for the day ended at 12,099 units at US$2,642 in contrast to an average of 25,163 valued at $8,293 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 76,698 units valued at US$6,022 in contrast to 92,078 units at US$6,827. The average for June was 281,680 units at US$46,735 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital lost three-tenths of a cent and closed at 9.1 US cents, in transferring 1,000 units, Proven Investments gained 1 cent trading 49,500 stock units to end at 24 US cents, Sygnus Credit Investments shed 1.84 cents to close at 13.11 US cents in exchanging 9,820 stock units.
In the preference segment, Equityline Mortgage Investment traded 155 units at US$1.95 and JMMB Group 6% gained 5 cents to end at US$1.05, with an exchange of 19 units.

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

More cash goes into US$ stocks

Investors traded fewer shares in the JSE US Dollar Market on Monday but committed much more funds to transact the trades than they did on Friday.
At the close, the JSE US dollar Index dropped by 0.30 points to 179.89. Trading ended, with seven securities changing hands up from four on Friday with the prices of two stocks rising, one declining and three closing unchanged.
The average PE Ratio of the market ended at 13 based on IC Insider.com’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings. The market closed with an exchange of 176,139 shares, for $58,052 compared to 224,150 units at $7,470 on Friday.
An average of 25,163 units traded on Monday at US$8,293 for each security. In contrast, an average of 56,038 shares traded at just $1,868 each on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 92,078 units valued at US$6,827 in contrast to 125,536 units at US$6,094. The average trade for June amounted to 281,680 units at US$46,735 each.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital gained 4 tenths of a cent, to land at 9.4 US cents in an exchange of 30,140 units. Margaritaville closed at 16 US cents in trading 5,952 shares, Proven Investments traded 950 units at 23 US cents, Transjamaica Highway lost one-tenth of a cent, to close at 0.95 of a cent, with 1,238.234 shares crossing the exchange.
In the preference share segment of the market, JMMB Group 5.75% preference share rose 31 cents ending at $2.32 with an exchange of 5,000 units and JMMB Group 6% traded 41,500 shares at US$1.

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

JSE US$ market ends week on high

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Trading on the JSE US Dollar Market remained low key on Friday, but it carved out a rise in the market Index of 1.35 points to finish at 180.19, with four securities changing hands.
Trading ended with the prices of two stocks rising, one declining and one closing unchanged. The average PE Ratio of the JSE US Dollar Market ended at 12.9 based on IC Insider.com’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 224,150 shares, accounting for US$7,470 compared to 1,520,815 units at US$77,061 on Thursday.
The average trade for the day ended at 56,038 units at US$1,868 in contrast to an average of 380,204 valued at US$19,265 on Thursday. Trading closed, with an average of 125,536 units for the month to date at US$6,094 for each security trading, in contrast to 153,335 units at US$7,784 on Thursday. The average trades for June was 281,680 shares at US$46,787 for each security.
 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Proven Investments concluded trading, with 23,405 shares after the price rose four-tenth of a cent to close at 23 US cents. Sygnus Credit Investments added 2 cents to settle at 15 US cents in exchanging 695 units and Transjamaica Highway lost one-tenth of a cent to close at 0.94 of a cent, with 200,000 shares crossing the exchange.
In the preference segment, EquityLine Mortgage preference share traded 50 units and closed unchanged at USUS$1.95.

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

JSE US$ Market stocks all fell

All the stocks trading on JSE US Dollar Market declined on Thursday and leading to more decline in the market index after trading volume surged over Wednesday’s levels.
Trading ended with four securities changing hands with the price of all four declining. The Market Index lost 3.89 points to close at 178.84. The average PE Ratio of the JSE US Dollar Market ended at 12.8 based on IC Insider.com’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 1,520,815 shares, accounting for $77,061 compared to 12,538 units at $782 on Wednesday.
The average trade for Thursday ended at 380,204 units at $19,265 in contrast to an average of 2,090 valued at $130 on Wednesday. An average of 153,335 units traded for the month to date at US$7,784 for each security changing hands.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows three stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital lost one cent in exchanging 5,000 units to end at 9 US cents, Proven Investments concluded trading of 275,081 shares with the price falling four-tenths of a cent to close at 22.6 US cents and Transjamaica Highway lost one-tenth of a cent to close at 0.95 of a cent, with 1,238.234 shares crossing the exchange.
In the preference segment, JMMB Group 6% shed 6 cents, closing at US$1 with a transfer of 2,500 units.

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

Trading plunges on the JSE US market

Trading plunged ended on the JSE US market with six securities changing hands with a mere 12,538 shares for $782, crossing the market with an exchange compared to 7,399,364 units at $123,152 from six stocks on Tuesday.
At the close, the prices of 3 stocks rising, two declining and one closing with the price unchanged and leading to a 0.96 points increase in the market index to end at 182.73. The average PE Ratio of the JSE US Dollar Market ended at 15.2 based on IC Insider.com forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
An average of 2,090 units for $130 for each security traded on Wednesday in contrast to an average of 1,233,227 shares at $20,525 for each stock exchanged on Tuesday. June closed with an average of 281,680 units at $46,787 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows two stocks with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital traded 1,299 units at 10 US cents, Margaritaville lost 1.9 cents in the transfer of 250 units and closed at 16 US cents, Proven Investments gained 0.99 of a cent to close at 23 US cents after an exchange of 2,117 shares.  Just one unit of Sygnus Credit Investments changed hands at 13.01 US cents and Transjamaican Highway closed at one US cent, with 8,836 stock units changing hands after losing one-tenth of a cent.
In the preference segment, JMMB Group 6% gained 7 cents, closing at US$1.06 with an exchange of a mere 35 units.

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

Transjamaican dominates JSE US$ market

Trading picked up considerably on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock exchange on Tuesday, ending with 7,399,364 shares changing hands for US$123,152 compared to 95,388 units at $11,741 on Monday with TransJamaica Highway dominating trading.
The market closed with six securities changing hands with the prices of one stock rising, two declining and the prices of two closing unchanged. The average PE Ratio of the Market ended at 15.2 based on IC Insider.com’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
The average trade for Tuesday ended at 1,233,227 units at $20,525 in contrast to an average of 23,847 valued at $2,935 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 281,680 units valued at US$46,787 in contrast to 236,368 units at US$46,984.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows three stocks ended with three bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital traded 106,922 to close at 10 US cents, Productive Business Solutions gained 4 cents to settle at 68 US cents in trading 1,049 units, Proven Investments declined by 1.98 cents ending at 22.01 US cents, with investors swapping 165,548 shares. Sygnus Credit Investments shed 2 cents to settle at 13 US cents with an exchange of 10,755 stock units and Transjamaican Highway rose one-tenth of a cent to close at 1.1 US cents after trading 7,114,092 stock units.
In the preference segment, Equityline Mortgage Investment traded 998 shares at US$1.95.

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

Trading down on US$ market

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, dived sharply on Monday, resulting in an exchange of 95,388 shares at US$11,741   compared to 1,394,242 shares for US$56,795 on Friday. 
Market activities ended, with four securities changing hands, with the prices of one stock rising and three declining. The market index gained 1.28 points to 189.12 at the close and the average PE ratio of the market ended the day at 15.1 based on IC Insider.com’s 2020-21 earnings forecast.
The average trade of the day was 23,847 units at $US$2,935, in contrast to an average of 464,747 units at $US$18,932 on Friday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 236,368 units valued at US$46,984 in contrast, 243,336 units valued at US$50,949 on Friday.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital saw shareholders trading 77,530 shares with the price falling four-tenths of a cent to close at 10 US cents, Margaritaville lost one-tenth of a cent, to close at 17.9 US cents after 6,000 stock units were exchanged by investors. Proven Investments dropped 1.51 cents to end at 23.99 US cents after 9,958 stock units traded and Sygnus Credit Investments rose one and a half cents in trading 1,900 shares to end at 15 US cents.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Transjamaica dominates US$ market

Transjamaica Highway dominated trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in an exchange of 1,394,242 shares for US$56,795 compared to 213,597 shares with US$24,417 on Thursday. 
The day’s activities saw three securities changing hands, with the prices of two stocks rising and one declining. The market index climbed 4.21 points to 187.84 at the close and the average PE ratio of the market ended the day at 13.4 based on IC Insider.com’s 2020-21 earnings forecast.
The average trade of the day was 464,747 units at $18,932, in contrast to an average of 42,719 units at $4,883 on Thursday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 243,336 units valued at $50,949 in contrast 237,754 units at an average of $52,196.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Proven Investments jumped 2.5 cents to end at 25.5 US cents, after 184,106 stock units traded and Transjamaica Highway rose one-tenth of a cent in trading,1,208,836 shares to end at 0.99 US cents.
In the US dollar preference segment, JMMB Group 6% dropped by one-tenth of a cent to end at 0.9901US cents with an exchange of 1,300 stock units.

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

Volume down on JSE US$ market

Trading on the US dollar market of The Jamaica Stock Exchange ended in an exchange of 213,597 shares with $24,417 value, compared to 330,908 units at $20,184 on Wednesday.
The day’s activities resulted in five securities changing hands, with the prices of three rising, one declining and one closing unchanged, resulting in the market index dropping 1.22 points too close at 183.63. The average PE ratio of the market at 13.1 based on IC Insider.com’s 2020 earnings forecast.
The average trade of the day ended 42,719 units at $4,883, in contrast to an average of 110,303 units at $6,728 on Wednesday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 237,754 units at an average of $52,196 in contrast to 246,309 units at $55,482,  on the previous trading day.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital gained four-tenth of a cent, to close at 10.4 US cents, after trading 3,800 shares, Proven Investments ended at 23 US cents, after swapping 88,7967 stock units. Sygnus Credit Investments shed 1.5 cents in closing at 13.5 US cents with an exchange of 17,700 shares and Transjamaica Highway rose one-tenth of a cent in trading 102,850 shares to end at 0.92 US cents.
In the US dollar preference segment, JMMB Group 6% rose 1 cent and ended at $1 in trading 451 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.