Increased trading for JSEUSD Market

Trading volume was marginally higher at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, on Wednesday, with the value increasing 181 percent more than on Tuesday, from nine securities trading, compared to 11 on Tuesday and ended with three rising, three declining and three ending unchanged.
A total of 253,464 shares were traded for US$93,203, up from 243,827 units at US$33,140 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 28,163 units at US$10,356, compared to 22,166 shares at US$3,013 on Tuesday, with month to date average of 24,865 shares at US$6,317July ended with an average of 49,665 units for US$3,449. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index slipped 2.82 points to 206.27.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.8. The PE ratio uses earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows none ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share finished at 6.5 US cents with an exchange of 29,980 shares, Margaritaville ended at 14.98 US cents after exchanging four stock units, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy slipped 1 cent to US$1.29 after 66 stocks changed hands. Proven Investments remained at 22.75 US cents, with 40,176 units crossing the exchange, Sterling Investments increased half a cent in ending at 2 US cents in an exchange of 52 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share popped 0.86 of a cent to end at 11.98 US cents with eight stock units changing hands. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share shed 1.37 cents to end at 10.63 US cents, with 234 units crossing the market and Transjamaican Highway advanced 0.02 of a cent to close at 0.9 of one US cent trading 100,000 shares.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% dropped 16.5 cents in closing at a 52 weeks’ low of 93.5 US cents after exchanging 82,944 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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