JSSE USD Market gains 4.5% in January

Trading volume jumped 207 percent over Thursday’s trades at a relatively stable dollar value at the close of the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday.  
JSE USD Equity Index lost 2.17 points to end at 194.70, to be up 4.5 percent for 2021 to date after trading ended with six securities changing hands at the close, up from three on Thursday with one stock rising, three declining and two remaining unchanged.
The average PE Ratio ends at 13.3 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Trading ended with 1,040,157 shares at US$54,481 up from 339,063 units at US$53,047 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 173,360 units at US$9,080, versus 113,021 shares at US$17,682 on Thursday. Trading averaged 136,322 units for the month to date at US$19,289 in contrast to 133,005 units at US$20,203 on Thursday. By comparison, December ended with an average of 55,388 units for US$6,412.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with the bid higher than the last selling price and none closed with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment fell 0.04 of a cent to close at 7.96 US cents trading 3,973 shares, Proven Investments dropped 3.95 cents in closing at 23.03 US cents after exchanging 2,853 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments gained 1.94 cents to close at 16.99 US cents after 173,225 units changed hands and Transjamaican Highway dropped 0.01 of a cent to close at 0.85 US cents after an exchange of 850,021 shares.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share stayed at US$1.96 with 50 stock units crossing the market and JMMB Group 5.75% closed at US$2 in trading 10,035 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading levels back to recent norm

Market activity dropped on Tuesday to more sedate trading levels in recent weeks, with 89.8 percent fewer shares changing hands after surging on Monday and ended with the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closing higher, with declining stocks edging out those rising.
Trading ended with four securities changing hands, compared to eight on Monday and ended with the prices of one stock rising, two declining and one remaining unchanged.
JSE USD Equity Index gained 3.42 points to end at 192.57 and the average PE Ratio ends at 13.2 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 433,513 shares for US$35,736 compared to 4,260,743 units at US$984,122 on Monday.
Trading averaged 108,378 units at US$8,934, versus 532,593 shares at US$123,015 on Monday. Trading averaged 144,305 units for the month to date at US$21,351 in contrast to 146,966 units at US$22,270 on the prior trading day. By comparison, December ended with an average of 55,388 units for US$6,412.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the close of trading, Proven Investments increased 2.35 cents to 25.85 US cents after exchanging 19,523 shares, Sterling Investments declined 0.2 of a cent to 2.1 US cents with an exchange of 10,000 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments lost 1.5 cents in ending at 15 US cents with 183,990 units changing hands and Transjamaican Highway ended at 0.85 of a US cent after trading 220,000 units.

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

More securities trade on JSE USD market

The number of securities trading rose on Tuesday over Monday but the volume slipped 7.29 percent as the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange lost some ground at the close.
Trading ended with six securities changing hands, compared up from four on Monday with no stock rising, four declining and two remaining unchanged.
JSE USD equity index lost 3.57 points to end at 189.30. The average PE Ratio ends at 13 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with 954,856 shares, trading at US$23,924 down from 1,029,883 units at US$90,244 on Monday.
Trading averaged 159,143 units at US$3,987, in contrast to 257,471 shares at US$22,561 on Monday. Trading ended, with an average of 102,907 units for the month to date at US$6,068 in contrast to 89,410 units at US$6,568 on the prior trading day. By comparison,  December ended with an average of 55,388 units for US$6,412.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the market close, First Rock Capital Investment carved out a loss of 1.89 cents in closing at 7 US cents after 101,000 stock units cleared the market, Sterling Investments shed 0.4 of a cent, ending at 2 US cents in an exchange of 48,000 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments settled at 17 US cents after exchanging 21,686 stocks and Transjamaican Highway shed 0.04 of a cent to close at 0.86 of a US cent in finishing trading with 779,120 units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.96 while exchanging 50 stock units and JMMB Group 6% lost 0.8 of a cent in closing at US$1.012 after 5,000 shares crossed the exchange.

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

Traded stocks rise volume drops

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The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Tuesday, with the market declining after trading 77 percent fewer shares than on Monday, resulting in slightly more stocks rising than falling.
On Tuesday seven securities traded, compared to six on Monday and ended with prices of four rising and three declining.
JSE USD equity index lost 0.35 points to end at 193.88. The average PE Ratio ends at 13.5 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market ended with 59,397 shares traded for US$16,022 compared to 260,980 units at US$26,193 on Monday.
Trading averaged 8,485 units changing hands at US$2,289, in contrast to an average of 43,497  shares at US$4,365 on Monday. Trading ended with an average of 55,915 units for the month to date at US$6,469 in contrast to 59,447 units at US$6,781 on the prior trading day. By comparison, November ended with an average of 51,134 units for US$4,516.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows one stock ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the market close, First Rock Capital Investment lost 0.01 of a cent to close at 8.99 US cents in trading 24 shares, Proven Investments advanced 0.97 of a cent to close at 26.97 US cents after exchanging 672 units,  Sterling Investments gained 0.01 of a cent to 2.38 US cents with an exchange of 4,170 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments fell 2.49 cents to 14 US cents in an exchange of 30,317 stock units, Transjamaican Highway lost 0.02 of a cent in closing at 0.95 US cents in trading 13,678 stocks.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share gained 0.01 of a cent to settle at US$1.96, with 150 stock units changing hands and JMMB Group 6% added 2 US cents to close at US$1 after the crossing of the market with 10,386 units.

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

Modest gains for JSE USD market

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Friday, with the market rising modestly after trading slightly fewer shares than on Thursday.  
Five securities traded similar to Thursday, resulting in the prices of two stocks rising, none declining and three remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD equity index rose 0.94 points to 188.75, while the average PE Ratio ended at 13.6 based on  ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 229,703 shares, accounting for US$40,318 compared to  247,604 units at US$47,872 on Thursday.
The average trade for the day is 45,941 units, with a consideration of US$8,064 each, compared to an average of 49,521 shares at US$9,574 on Thursday. Trading ended with an average of 47,974 units for the month to date at US$7,832 in contrast to 48,652 units at US$7,754. By comparison,  November ended with an average of 51,134 units for US$4,516.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows one stock ending with a higher bid than the last selling price and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment closed at 9 US cents with an exchange of  200 shares, Margaritaville remained at 13 cents with the trading of 3,500 stocks, Proven Investments rose 1.87 cents to close at 25.87 US cents, with an exchange of 21,245 stocks and Sygnus Credit Investments carved out a gain of 0.099 of a cent to settle at 16.99 US cents in trading 204,503 stocks.
In the preference segment, Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.96, with just 255 stock units changing hands.

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

Activity climbs on JSE USD market

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Monday with a moderate decline following a surge of 128 percent more shares trading with values climbing 297 percent than on Friday, resulting in more stocks rising than falling. 
At the close of the market, eight securities changed hands compared to two on Friday and closed with prices of five stocks rising, one declining and two remaining unchanged. The JSE USD Equities Index shed 0.34 points to settle at 197.08. The PE Ratio of the market averaged 13.9 based on the ICInsider.com forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 100,698 shares, accounting for US$18,386 compared to 44,099 units at US$4,635 on Friday. The average trade for the day amounts to 12,587 units changing hands at US$2,298, in contrast to an average of 22,050 shares at US$2,318 on Friday. October ended with an average of 697,808 units for US$17,320.
At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows no stock ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment increased 1.13 US cents to close at 8.55 US cents, with investors switching ownership of 11,500 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy gained 15 US cents trading 100 units ended at US$1.15. Proven Investments gained nine-tenths of a cent to close at 27.9 US cents, in crossing the market with 1,781 units. Sterling Investments gained one-tenth of a cent to close at 2.9 US cents trading 761 units, Sygnus Credit Investments rose 0.49 of a cent to 13.49 US cents while trading 3,281 units and Transjamaican Highway slipped from 0.94 US cents to close at 0.88 US cents, with a transfer of 75,550 shares.
In the preference segment of the market, JMMB Group 5.75% settled at US$2.05, in exchanging 7,562 stock units and JMMB Group 6% remained at US$1.05
trading 163 units.

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

JSE USD market volume collapsed

The number of stocks fell at the close of trading on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Tuesday compared to Monday with an exchange of 18,275 shares for US$4,085 compared to 153,543 units at US$22,603 on Monday. 
At the close of the market, trading ended with four securities changing hands compared to four on Monday and closed with the prices of no stock rising, one declining and three remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 3.13 points to settle at 185.24, with the average PE Ratio ending at 12.6 based on IC Insider.com forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The average trade for the day amounted to 4,569 units changing hands at  US$1,021, in contrast to an average of 38,386 shares at US$5,651  on Monday. Trading ended with an average of 86,481 units for the month to date at US$10,828, compared to 88,180 units at US$11,143 on Monday. By comparison, August ended with an average of 83,402  units for US$7,526.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows three stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment declined by 0.65 of a US cent in closing at 8.05 US cents, with 4,250 shares changing hands, Proven Investments settled at 26 US cents, in exchanging 724 units and Sygnus Credit Investments ended at 13 US cents trading 12,299 stock units.
In the preference segment, Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share closed at US$1.96, with 1,002 stock units changing hands.

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

Light JSE USD trading Monday

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Monday, with the market rising after investors traded 72 percent fewer shares than on Friday, resulting in the majority of stocks closing unchanged. 
At the close of the market, trading ended with four securities changing hands compared to four on Friday and ended with the prices of no stock rising, one declining and three remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index gained 1.52 points to settle at 188.37, with the average PE Ratio ending at 12.8 based on the IC Insider.com forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 153,543 shares, accounting for US$22,603 compared to 553,018 units at US$8,738 on Friday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 38,386 units changing hands at  US$5,651, in contrast to an average of 138,255 shares at US$2,185  on Friday. Trading ended with an average of 88,180 units for the month to date at US$11,413 in contrast to 91,342 units at US$11,799. By comparison, August ended with an average of 83,402 units for US$7,526.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows three stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Proven Investments remained at 26 US cents after exchanging 650 shares and Sygnus Credit Investments lost half a US cent to close at 13 US cents and cleared the market after trading 150,278 shares.
In the preference segment, Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share closed at US$1.96, with an exchange of 150 units and JMMB Group 6% was unchanged at US$1.05 in trading 2,465 stock units.

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

Rise in JSE USD market

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Thursday, with the market inching higher after traded 50 percent more shares than on Wednesday, resulting in more stocks rising than falling. 
At the close of the market, trading ended with three securities changing hands compared to three on Wednesday and ended with the prices of two stocks rising, none declining and one remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index carved out a gain of 0.70 points to settle at 188.50, with the average PE Ratio ending at 13 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 202,039 shares, accounting for US$54,918  compared to 135,825 units at US$9,628 on Wednesday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 67,346 units changing hands at  US$18,306, in contrast to an average of 45,275 shares at US$3,209  on Wednesday. Trading ended, with an average of 86,489 units for the month to date at US$11,724 in contrast to 87,553 units at US$11,359. By comparison, August ended with an average of 83,402 units for US$7,526.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Proven Investments carved out a gain of 1 US cent to end at 25 US cents with investors exchanging 196,519 shares and Sygnus Credit Investments gained 1.3 US cents to settle at 14.34 US cents in trading just 20 units.
In the preference segment of the market, JMMB Group 6% settled at US$1.05 in exchanging 5,500 stocks.

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

Volume up prices down on JSE USD market

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Friday, with the market declining after over 41 times more shares traded than on Thursday, resulting in more stocks falling than rising. 
At the close of the market, trading ended similar to Thursday, with five securities changing hands and ended with the prices of one stock rising, three declining and one remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index lost 1.98 points to settle at 190.96, with the average PE Ratio ending at 12.6 based on IC Insider.com forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 860,406 shares, accounting for US$20,339  compared to 20,101 units at US$32,755 on Thursday. The average trade ended at 172,081 units changing hands at US$4,068, in contrast to an average of 4,020 shares at US$6,551 on Thursday. Trading ended, with an average of 93,239 units for the month to date at US$11,962  in contrast to 83,384 units at US$12,949. By comparison, August ended with an average of 83,402 units for US$7,526.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows two stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment lost 0.49 of a cent to close at 8.5 US cents with investors switching ownership of 5,000 shares, Proven Investments gained 1.5 US cents, after ending at 27.5 US cents in exchanging 606 units. Sygnus Credit Investments declined by 1.5 US cents to close at 12 US cents trading 104,750 shares and Transjamaican Highway slipped 0.07 of a cent to 0.81 of a US cent, with 750,000 shares passing through the market.
In the preference segment of the market, Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share closed at US$1.96, with 50 units changing hands.

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