Rally for JSE Main market

Stocks prices rebounded in market activity on Wednesday, with the volume of shares trading rising 127 percent more than on Tuesday as the value rose just 26 percent higher at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market, with rising stocks exceeding declining ones.
The All Jamaican Composite Index advanced 2,908.68 points to 443,165.13, the JSE Main Index rallied 3,210.20 points to end at 400,565.67 and the JSE Financial Index popped 0.99 points to settle at 98.91.
Overall, 49 securities traded versus 53 on Tuesday, with 21 rising, 18 declining and 10 ending unchanged.
A total of 11,360,273 shares traded for $45,708,326 versus 4,998,746 units at $36,379,818 on Tuesday. Sagicor Select Financial Fund led trading with 35.7 of total volume after an exchange of 4.06 million shares followed by Transjamaican Highway, 19.9 percent with 2.26 million units and Wigton Windfarm with 17 percent for 1.93 million shares.
The PE Ratio, a formula for computing appropriate stock values, averages 16.4. The PE ratio for the JSE Main and USD Market closing quotes are based on ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2022.
The average trade for the day was 231,842 units at $932,823 compared to 94,316 shares at $686,412 on Tuesday and month to date, an average of 154,766 units at $1,113,600, against 144,586 units at $1,137,476 on Tuesday. December closed with an average of 479,143 units at $6,686,322.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows thirteen stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and six with lower offers.
At the close, Caribbean Cement advanced $2 to $73 with 25,388 shares crossing the exchange, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund rose $1.50 in closing at $43.80 after trading 1,200 stocks, First Rock Capital shed 60 cents in ending at $10.25 with the swapping of 4,200 units. GraceKennedy fell 49 cents to close at $99.50 with a transfer of 13,454 stock units, Guardian Holdings dropped $10 to end at $530 in an exchange of 193 units, Jamaica Producers rose $1 to $23 after 2,832 shares cleared the market. Jamaica Stock Exchange gained 35 cents to finish at $17 with 31 stocks changing hands, JMMB Group spiked 35 cents to close at $38.50 in exchanging 325,883 stock units, Palace Amusement popped $10 to $900 after swapping of 30 units. Proven Investments rallied 61 cents to end at $33.10 after 460 shares crossed the market, Sagicor Group climbed $4.67 in closing at $56.97 with 6,918 stock units clearing the market, Scotia Group advanced $1.49 to end at $37.49 with investors switching ownership of 43,152 stocks. Seprod fell 40 cents to end at $62.10 in transferring 29,290 shares and Wisynco Group rallied 87 cents to $17.89 in trading 46,077 stock units.

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

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