Most JSE USD stocks rose on Thursday

Trading on Thursday, ended with the volume of shares changing hands slipping 53 percent with 71 percent lower value than Wednesday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in far more stocks rising than falling.
Trading ended with seven securities changing hands, compared to nine on Wednesday with prices of four rising, one declining and two holding firm.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 1.16 points to end at 200.07.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.6. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
Overall, 185,440 shares traded for US$13,723 compared to 397,370 units at US$47,370 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 26,491 units at US$1,960, compared to 44,152 shares at US$5,263 on Wednesday and month to date averaging 77,951 shares at US$7,312 versus 81,287 units at US$7,659 on the prior day. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share increased 0.1 of a cent to 6.99 US cents while trading 31,191 shares, Proven Investments rallied 1.75 cents to 22.75 US cents after 26,155 stock units changed hands, Sterling Investments remained at 2.1 US cents while exchanging 10,000 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share gained 0.25 of a cent to close at 12.95 US cents after trading 2,346 units and Transjamaican Highway shed 0.02 of a cent in closing at 0.83 of one US cent in swapping of 113,477 stocks.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% popped 7 cents to US$2.09, with 2,000 stock units crossing the market and JMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.15 in an exchange of 271 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading picks up on the JSE USD market

Trading on Wednesday, on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market with the volume of shares changing hands rising 227 percent, with 1071 percent higher value than on Tuesday, resulting in a three way split in stocks rising, falling and those closing unchanged.
Nine securities traded compared to six on Tuesday, with stocks rising, declining and ending unchanged sharing three each. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 0.62 points to end at 198.91.
PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.5.
The market’s PE ratios are computed using ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
Overall, 397,370 shares traded for US$47,370 compared to 121,697 units at US$4,044 on Tuesday. Trading averages 44,152 units at US$5,263, compared to 20,283 shares at US$674 on the previous day and the month to date averages 81,287 shares at US$7,659 versus 84,663 units at US$7,876 on Tuesday. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and one stock with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share ended at 6.89 US cents with 38 shares crossing the exchange, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy fell 4.2 cents to end at US$1.20 in an exchange of 20 stocks, Proven Investments popped 0.45 of one cent to close at 21 US cents in switching ownership of 186,658 units. Sterling Investments ended at 2.1 US cents in exchanging 232 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share climbed 0.4 of a cent in ending at 12.7 US cents after 6,350 stock units crossed the market, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share shed 0.3 of a cent to 13.5 US cents after exchanging 1,463 stocks and Transjamaican Highway advanced 0.02 of a cent after ending at 0.85 of one US cent in trading 200,000 units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.999 after trading 9 shares and JMMB Group 5.75% dropped 12 cents to close at US$2.02 with an exchange of 2,600 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Falling prices dominate JSE USD market

Trading on Tuesday ended with the volume of shares changing hands declining 85 percent with a 96 percent fall in value than on Monday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in more stocks declining than rising.
Trading ended with six securities changing hands, similar to Monday, with the price of one rising, four falling and one ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 2.33 points to end at 198.06. The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.5. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
Overall, 121,697 shares traded, for US$4,044 in contrast to 805,542 units at US$92,182 on Monday. Trading averaged 20,283 units at US$674, down from 134,257 shares at US$15,364 previously and month to date averages 84,663 shares at US$7,876 versus 88,816 units at US$8,341 on Monday. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with a bid higher than their last selling prices and four stocks with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share fell 0.04 of a cent in closing at 6.89 US cents after exchanging 200 shares, Proven Investments shed 1.45 cents to end at 20.55 US cents, with 13,320 units changing hands, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share lost 0.69 of a cent to close at 12.3 US cents in trading just one stock unit and Transjamaican Highway declined 0.06 of a cent to end at 0.83 of one US cent trading 107,900 stocks.
In the preference segmentEppley 6% remained at 98 US cents in an exchange of 26 units and JMMB Group 6% gained 10 cents after ending at US$1.15 trading 250 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Winners beat losers 2 to 1 on JSE USD Market

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Trading on Monday ended with the volume of shares changing hands declining 57 percent with 72 percent lower value than on Friday, but the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market closed with twice the number of stocks rising than falling.
Similar to trading on Friday six securities changed hands, with four rising and two declining. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 0.67 points to end at 200.39.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.6. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
A total of 805,542 shares traded for US$92,182, down from 1,856,215 units at US$329,297 on Friday.
Trading averaged 134,257 units at US$15,364, compared to 309,369 shares at US$54,883 on Friday and month to date an average of 88,816 shares at US$8,341 versus 85,682 units at US$7,857 on the previous day. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share advanced 0.38 of a cent to end at 6.93 US cents after exchanging 56 shares, Margaritaville dropped 2.94 cents at 12.01 US cents and closed with 68 stock units changing hands, Proven Investments declined 1 cent in closing at 22 US cents after trading 417,536 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share popped 1.49 cents to 12.99 US cents, with 7,696 units clearing the market with, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share gained 1.8 cents to close at 13.8 US cents in exchanging 272 stock units and Transjamaican Highway rose 0.03 of a cent in ending at 0.89 of one US cents trading 379,914 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Big Jump in trading for JSE USD market

Trading on Friday, ended with the volume of shares changing hands rising after trading tenfold and the value climbing fifty times trading on Thursday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market and resulting in a mild slippage in the market index.
Trading ended with six securities changing hands, compared to seven on Thursday with prices of two rising, two declining and two ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.52 points to end at 201.06.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values averages 12.8. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
Overall, 1,856,215 shares traded, for US$329,297 compared to 165,073 units at US$6,369 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 309,369 units at US$54,883up from 23,582 shares at US$910 on Thursday and for the month to date an average of 85,682 shares at US$7,857 versus 69,113 units at US$4,373 on Thursday. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with the bid higher than the last selling price and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share fell 0.38 od one cent to end at 6.55 US cents in trading 401,918 shares, Proven Investments shed 0.9 of a cents after ending at 23 US cents, with 1,295,052 units crossing the exchange, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share declined half a cent to close at 11.5 US cents, with 17,436 stocks changing hands. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share ended unchanged at 12 US cents in exchanging 965 stock units and Transjamaican Highway rallied 0.03 of a cent in closing at 0.86 US cents in exchanging 136,086 units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% advanced 4 cents to US$1.05 with an exchange of 4,758 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading activity and JSEUSD market slips

Trading the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market sank sharply on Thursday, with the volume of shares changing hands declining 76 percent with 31 percent lower value than on Wednesday, resulting in rising stocks edging ended the day with the advantage.
Seven securities traded up from five on Wednesday with three rising, one declining and three ending unchanged. JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.41 points to end at 202.58.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.8. The computation of the PE ratios uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
A total of 165,073 shares traded for US$6,369 down from 683,860 units at US$9,230 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 23,582 units at US$910, compared to 136,772 shares at US$1,846 on the prior trading day and month to date averages 69,113 shares at US$4,373 versus 73,420 units at US$4,701 on Wednesday. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share increased 0.43 of a cent to close at 6.93 US cents after trading 1,000 shares, Margaritaville popped 3.45 cents to 14.95 US cents, with 5,398 stocks changing hands, Proven Investments rallied 0.4 of one cent to 23.9 US cents in an exchange of 5,401 units. Sterling Investments finished at 2.1 US cents with an exchange of 5,645 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended unchanged at 12 US cents after exchanging 26,829 stocks, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share dropped 2 cents to close at 12 US cents in trading 400 shares and Transjamaican Highway remained at 0.83 of one US cent with the swapping of 120,400 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Moderate JSE USD trading

Trading on Wednesday, ended with the volume of shares changing hands slipping marginally but with a 94 percent plunge in the value compared to Tuesday’s trading, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market and ended with more stocks falling than rising.
Five securities changed hands, compared to seven on Tuesday with one rising, three declining and one ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 0.26 points to end at 203.99.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.5. The PE ratios use ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
Overall, 683,860 shares traded, for US$9,230 compared to 689,580 units at US$151,286 on Tuesday.
Trading averaged 136,772 units at US$1,846 versus 98,511 shares at US$21,612 on Tuesday and the month to date averaged 73,420 shares at US$4,701 versus 68,829 units at US$4,908 on the previous day. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share climbed 0.2 of a cent to 6.5 US cents in exchanging 500 shares, Proven Investments shed 0.44 of one cent to end at 23.5 US cents, with 410 stocks crossing the market, Sterling Investments finished unchanged at 2.1 US cents trading 10,939 units. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share lost 0.4 of one cent in ending at 12 US cents, with 28,861 stock units changing hands and Transjamaican Highway declined 0.03 of a cent in closing at 0.83 US cents after trading 643,150 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading picks up on JSE USD market

Trading on Tuesday ended with the volume of shares changing hands declining 18 percent with a 1,050 percent surge in the value of trades than on Monday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in declining stocks edging out those that rose.
Seven securities traded, compared to eight on Monday with two rising, three declining and two ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index popped 1.49 points to end at 203.73.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.5. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year, up to August 2022.
Overall, 689,580 shares traded, for US$151,286 compared to 842,964 units at US$13,152 on Monday.
Trading averaged 98,511 units at US$21,612, compared to 105,371 shares at US$1,644 on Monday and month to date averages 68,829 shares at US$4,908 versus 65,478 units at US$3,022 on Monday. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share fell 0.59 of a cent to 6.3 US cents trading 1,083 shares, Margaritaville remained at 11.5 US cents as 56,639 stock units were swapped, Proven Investments climbed 1.22 cents in closing at 23.94 US cents after exchanging 598,780 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share declined 0.3 of a cent before ending at 12.4 US cents and trading 10,437 units, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share finished at 14 US cents in exchanging 41 stock units and Transjamaican Highway popped 0.01 of a cent to 0.86 of one US cent with an exchange of 17,600 shares.
In the preference segment, JMMB Group 6% lost 4 cents in closing at US$1.01 in an exchange of 5,000 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Volume up value down

Trading on Monday, on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended with the volume of shares changing hands surging 295 percent but the value ended 63 percent lower than on Friday and resulted in more stocks rising than falling.
Trading ended with eight securities changing hands, compared to nine on Friday with two rising, one declining and five ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 2.48 points to end at 202.24.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.6. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
A total of 842,964 shares traded for US$13,152 compared to 213,364 units at US$35,831 on Friday. Trading averaged 105,371 units at US$1,644, compared to 23,707 shares at US$3,981 on Friday, with the month to date averaging 65,478 shares at US$3,022 versus 59,568 units at US$3,226 on the prior trading day. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling price nor with a lower offer.
At the close, 5,894 shares of Margaritaville were exchanged at 11.5 US cents, Proven Investments ended at 22.72 US cents, with 15,029 stock units crossing the market, Sterling Investments swapped 11,211 stocks at 2.1 US cents. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share rallied 0.3 of a cent to close at 12.7 US cents, with 14,105 units changing hands, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share traded 494 shares at 14 US cents and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.05 of a cent in closing at 0.85 of one US cents after exchanging 796,064 stocks.
In the preference segmentEppley 6% ended unchanged at 98 US cents in switching ownership of 101 units and JMMB Group 5.75% rose 23.5 cents to close at US$1.735 trading 66 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading picks up on JSE USD market

Trading on Friday, climbed sharply by 105 times Thursday’s trade with 213,364 shares changing hands for US$35,831 in contrast to just 2,031 units at US$355 on Thursday at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, after the number of securities trading tripled the number on Thursday.
Nine securities traded, compared to three on Thursday with prices of two rising one declining and six trading unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 0.83 points to end at 204.72.
The PE Ratio, a measure used to determine stock values, averages 12.7 at the close of trading on Friday. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
Trading averaged 23,707 units at US$3,981, compared to 677 shares at US$188 on Thursday and month to date averages 59,568 shares at US$3,226 versus 66,740 units at US$3,075 on the previous trading day. December averaged 439,975 units for US$68,382.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with a bid higher than their last selling prices and no stock with a lower offer.
In Trading, First Rock Capital USD share ended at 6.89 US cents, with 8,750 units trading, Margaritaville closed at 11.5 US cents with 55,150 shares changing hands, MPC Caribbean had an exchange of 27 stock units at $1.242, Proven Investments traded 122,129 units with the price rising 0.07 of a cent to 22.72 US cents. Sygnus Credit Investments lost 0.06 of a cent in closing at 12.4 cents with 4,277 shares changing hands, Sygnus Real Estate finished at 14 US cents trading 679 stock units and Transjamaican Highway traded 22,210 shares at 0.9 US cents.
In the preference segmentEppley 6% exchanged just 3 units at 98 cents and JMMB Group 5.75% preference share gained 4 cents to close at US$2.14 with 139 shares crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.