Gains for JSE USD Market

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended Tuesday, with the volume of stocks exchanged declining 48 percent with the value up 63 percent on Monday, resulting in seven securities traded, compared to eight on Monday, with three rising, one declining and three ending unchanged.
Overall, 145,974 shares were traded for US$27,536 compared to 278,103 units at US$16,872 on Monday.
Trading averaged 20,853 shares at US$3,934 versus 34,763 units at US$2,109 on Monday, with the month to date averaging 51,566 shares at US$4,611 versus 53,123 units at US$4,645 on the previous day. August ended with an average of 53,206 units at US$7,288.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 4.81 points to end at 208.69.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.7. The PE ratio uses earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share rose 1 cent in closing at 6 US cents after trading 30,925 shares, Margaritaville remained at 14.99 US cents with 12 stocks crossing the exchange, Productive Business Solutions ended at US$1.3225 after just 1 stock unit was traded. Proven Investments dipped 2 cents to end at 19 US cents in switching ownership of 110,453 stock units and Sygnus Credit Investments USD share climbed 0.01 of a cent in ending at 10.98 US cents, with 1,895 shares changing hands.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% remained at US$1.50, with one unit clearing the market and JMMB Group 5.75% increased 5 cents to US$1.80 after investors finished exchanging 2,687 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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