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.

JSE USD market slips on low volume

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Tuesday, with the market slipping after investors traded a handful of shares, well down on Monday volume, resulting in an even number of stocks rising and falling. 
At the close of the market, similar to Monday, trading ended with just three securities changing hands and ended with the prices of one stock rising,  one declining and one remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index lost 0.35 points to settle at 194.53, 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 9,507 shares, accounting for US$2,513 compared to 131,923 units at US$35,370 on Monday.
The average trade for the day amounted to 3,169 units changing hands at  US$838, in contrast to an average of 100,641 shares at US$27,657  on Monday. Trading ended, with an average of 99,335  units for the month to date at US$14,302 in contrast to 108,951 units at US$15,649. 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 shows two stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment rose 0.96 US cent to close at 9 US cents exchanging 17 shares, Proven Investments shed 2 US cents to close at 26 US cents with an exchange of8,990 stock units and Sygnus Credit Investments remained at 14.35 US cents in exchanging 500 stocks.

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

Trading jumps 72% on JSE USD market

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Thursday, with stocks rising after investors traded 72 percent more shares than on Wednesday, resulting in more security rising than falling. 
At the close of the market, trading ended with six securities changing hands compared to three on Wednesday and concluded with the prices of four stocks rising, one declining and one remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index gained 4.9 points to settle at 186.07, with the average PE Ratio ending at 12.9 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 1,071,941 shares, accounting for  US$250,003 compared to 624,714 units at US$41,209 on Wednesday. The average trade for the day amounted to 178,657  units changing hands at US$41,667, in contrast to an average of 208,238 shares at  US$13,736 on  Wednesday. Trading ended with an average of 85,640  units for the month to date at US$7,270 in contrast to 78,996 units at US$4,813 previously. By comparison, July ended with an average of 133,150 units for US$18,282.
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 three with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment gained half a cent to close at 9 US cents after trading 36,962 shares, Proven Investments climbed 0.79 of a cent in closing at 24.8 US cents with 1,024,551 stocks changing hands. Sygnus Credit Investments climbed half of a US cent to close at 13.5 US cents with 200 shares traded and Transjamaican Highway rose 0.09 of a cent to settle at nine-tenths of a US cent with 10,000 stocks crossing the exchange.
In the preference share segment of the USD market, Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share fell one cent to finish at US$1.96 in an exchange of 200 shares and JMMB Group 6% ended at US$1 with investors switching ownership of just 28 stock units.

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

 

Trading jumps on JSE USD market

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Trading jumped on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Wednesday over Tuesday levels, with an exchange of 809,346 shares, accounting for US$182,887 compared to 136,951 units at only US$11,645 on Tuesday.

Proven Investments traded the most shares on the market.

The market close, with six securities changing hands with the prices of three stocks rising, one declining and two remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index lost 0.25 points to settle at 183.29, and the average PE Ratio of the market ended at 12.96 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
An average of 134,891 units traded at US$30,481 on Wednesday, in contrast to an average of 27,390 at US$2,329 on Tuesday. For the month to date, 137,910 units, on average, traded at US$18,570 in contrast to 138,111 units at US$17,776. By comparison, June ended with an average of 281,680 units valued at US$46,787.

IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment shed 1.9 US cents to settle at 7.1 US cents, with 5,585 stock units clearing the market, Margaritaville ended at 16 US cents with investors swapping 21,000 shares. Proven Investments shed 2.5 cents and closed at 23 US cents after finishing trading 775,788 units and Sygnus Credit Investments gained one-tenth of a cent and ended at US 14.1 cents, with 6,880 stock units crossing the market.
In the preference share segment, Equityline Mortgage Investment advanced by US 2 cents in closing at US$1.97, with investors swapping 49 shares and JMMB Group 6% settled at US$1.05 while exchanging 44 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading drops on JSE US$ market

Trading dropped on the US dollar market on Tuesday and led to an equal number of stock prices rising and falling and leading to the JSE US Dollar Index slipping 0.18 points to 179.71.
Trading ended with five securities changing hands with the prices of two stocks rising, two declining and one closing unchanged. The average PE Ratio of the JSE US Dollar Market ended at 12.8 based on IC Insider.com’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 60,494 shares, accounting for US$13,212 compared to 176,139 units at $58,052 on Monday.
The average trade for the day ended at 12,099 units at US$2,642 in contrast to an average of 25,163 valued at $8,293 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 76,698 units valued at US$6,022 in contrast to 92,078 units at US$6,827. The average for June was 281,680 units at US$46,735 for each security traded.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital lost three-tenths of a cent and closed at 9.1 US cents, in transferring 1,000 units, Proven Investments gained 1 cent trading 49,500 stock units to end at 24 US cents, Sygnus Credit Investments shed 1.84 cents to close at 13.11 US cents in exchanging 9,820 stock units.
In the preference segment, Equityline Mortgage Investment traded 155 units at US$1.95 and JMMB Group 6% gained 5 cents to end at US$1.05, with an exchange of 19 units.

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

JSE US$ market ends week on high

Trading on the JSE US Dollar Market remained low key on Friday, but it carved out a rise in the market Index of 1.35 points to finish at 180.19, with four securities changing hands.
Trading ended with the prices of two stocks rising, one declining and one closing unchanged. The average PE Ratio of the JSE US Dollar Market ended at 12.9 based on IC Insider.com’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 224,150 shares, accounting for US$7,470 compared to 1,520,815 units at US$77,061 on Thursday.
The average trade for the day ended at 56,038 units at US$1,868 in contrast to an average of 380,204 valued at US$19,265 on Thursday. Trading closed, with an average of 125,536 units for the month to date at US$6,094 for each security trading, in contrast to 153,335 units at US$7,784 on Thursday. The average trades for June was 281,680 shares at US$46,787 for each security.
 IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Proven Investments concluded trading, with 23,405 shares after the price rose four-tenth of a cent to close at 23 US cents. Sygnus Credit Investments added 2 cents to settle at 15 US cents in exchanging 695 units and Transjamaica Highway lost one-tenth of a cent to close at 0.94 of a cent, with 200,000 shares crossing the exchange.
In the preference segment, EquityLine Mortgage preference share traded 50 units and closed unchanged at USUS$1.95.

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

Transjamaican dominates JSE US$ market

Trading picked up considerably on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock exchange on Tuesday, ending with 7,399,364 shares changing hands for US$123,152 compared to 95,388 units at $11,741 on Monday with TransJamaica Highway dominating trading.
The market closed with six securities changing hands with the prices of one stock rising, two declining and the prices of two closing unchanged. The average PE Ratio of the Market ended at 15.2 based on IC Insider.com’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
The average trade for Tuesday ended at 1,233,227 units at $20,525 in contrast to an average of 23,847 valued at $2,935 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 281,680 units valued at US$46,787 in contrast to 236,368 units at US$46,984.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows three stocks ended with three bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital traded 106,922 to close at 10 US cents, Productive Business Solutions gained 4 cents to settle at 68 US cents in trading 1,049 units, Proven Investments declined by 1.98 cents ending at 22.01 US cents, with investors swapping 165,548 shares. Sygnus Credit Investments shed 2 cents to settle at 13 US cents with an exchange of 10,755 stock units and Transjamaican Highway rose one-tenth of a cent to close at 1.1 US cents after trading 7,114,092 stock units.
In the preference segment, Equityline Mortgage Investment traded 998 shares at US$1.95.

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

Investors shun JSE US dollar market?

Investors seem to have shunned the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Thursday, with trading in only two securities, compared to five on Wednesday, although the total the volume of stocks traded rose to than twice that on Wednesday. At the same time, the value fell to a third.
The market closed with the prices of one stock advancing and one closing unchanged. Trading ended with 235,284 shares with a value of US$9,471 changing hands, in contrast to 102,201 shares with an amount of US$28,100 from five securities on Wednesday.
At the close, the market index gained 1.90 points to close at 188.76 and the PE ratio of the market closed with an average of 13.1 times IC Insider.com projected 2020 earnings.
At the close of market activity, Proven Investments gained 0.53 of a US cent in exchanging 31,331 stock units and closed at 23.99 US cents and Trans Jamaican Highway closed at 0.99 of a US cent trading 203,953 shares.

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

Trading drops on JSE US$ market

Trading levels remain low on the JSE US dollar market on Thursday, with less than half of trading activity on Wednesday.
Market activity resulted in three securities changing hands, down from five on Wednesday. The market closed with the prices of two stocks advancing and one remained unchanged. Trading ended with 154,355 shares for US$13,028 changing hands, in contrast to 359,890 shares at US$61,624 from the trading of five securities on Wednesday.
At the close, the market advanced by 2.08 points to 189.08. The PE ratio of the market closed with an average of 12.9 times 2020 earnings.
At the close of market activity, Proven Investments gained half of a cent in trading 53,291 shares in closing at 22.5 US cents, Trans Jamaican Highway picking up one-tenth of a cent and ended at 0.99 US cents, with 100,964 shares changing hands. Investors exchanged 100 units of Equityline Mortgage Investment Corporation preference share at US$1.95.

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

JSE US market closes up

Jamaica Stock Exchange, US dollar market, closed up on the first trading day of June, with the market index rising 0.50 points to close at 190.79 with the same number of securities trading as on Friday.
Market activity resulted in four securities changing hands and ended with one declining and three closing unchanged. Investors traded 663,563 units valued at over US$69,954, in contrast to 105,523 units for US$10,755 on Friday.
At the close, the PE ratio of the market closed with an average of 13.2 times 2020 earnings.
In trading, Equityline Mortgage Investments preference share closed at US$1.95, after exchanging just 100 unit, First Rock Capital Investment gained half a cent, trading 600,000 units to close at 95 US cents. Proven Investments had 18,008 shares passing through the market at 22.5 US cents and Sygnus Credit Investments closed at 13 US cents with 16,000 stock units changing hands.

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