Winning stocks lead JSE USD Market

Trading picked up on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market Thursday, with 12 securities traded, up from nine on Wednesday, with four rising, two declining and six ending unchanged, with the volume of stocks traded rising 48 percent and 196 percent greater value than on Wednesday.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index slipped 0.40 points to end at 194.73.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Overall, 703,183 shares were traded for US$76,534, up from 475,460 units at US$25,818 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 58,599 units at US$6,378 compared to 52,829 shares at US$2,869 on Wednesday, with month to date average of 29,943 shares at US$5,526 versus 24,305 units at US$5,359 on the previous day. July ended with an average of 49,665 units for US$3,449.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one ended with the bid higher than the last selling price and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share remained at 5.1 US cents, with 430,350 shares changing hands, Margaritaville popped 0.98 of one cent to close at 14.98 US cents in switching ownership of 2,537 stocks, Productive Business Solutions finished at US$1 with 1,901 units crossing the exchange. Proven Investments rallied 0.94 of a cent in closing at 22.95 US cents after exchanging 2,000 stock units, Sterling Investments ended at 2 US cents after 8,092 shares crossed the market, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share increased 0.89 of one cent and ended at 12 US cents with 888 stocks changing hands. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share fell 1.89 cents to 10.61 US cents after exchanging 501 units and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.01 of a cent in closing at 0.87 of one cent US cents after trading 228,441 stock units.
In the preference segmentEppley 6% preference share ended unchanged at US$1.15, with 12 units crossing the market. Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.85 in an exchange of 5 stock units, JMMB Group 5.75% finished at US$1.7425, with 28,323 shares clearing the market and JMMB Group 6% climbed 6 cents to close at US$1.10 in trading 133 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading slips on JSE USD market

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market Monday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 28 percent, with 54 percent less value than on Friday, resulting in nine securities trading, compared to eight on Friday with two rising, three declining and four ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 0.49 points to end at 200.46.
The PE Ratio, a measure used to compute appropriate stock values, averages 8.7. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Overall, 148,446 shares were traded for US$51,199 compared to 207,350 units at US$110,809 on Friday. Trading averaged 16,494 units at US$5,689 against 25,919 shares at US$13,851 on Friday, with a month to date average of 19,390 shares at US$6,533 versus 20,114 units at US$6,744 on the previous day. July ended with an average of 49,665 units for US$3,449.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ending with bids higher than the last selling prices and one stock with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share shed 0.96 of a cent to end at 6 US cents after trading 112,188 shares, Margaritaville fell 0.98 of one cent to close at 14 US cents, with 3,165 units crossing the market, Productive Business Solutions remained at US$1 after trading 31 stocks. Proven Investments gained 0.5 of a cent in closing at 23 US cents, with 4,733 stock units crossing the market, Sterling Investments ended unchanged at 2 US cents with the swapping of 200 units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended at 12 US cents, with 3,200 stocks changing hands and Transjamaican Highway rose 0.05 of a cent in closing at 0.98 of one US cent after trading 550 shares.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share ended unchanged at US$1.85 in exchanging four stock units and JMMB Group 5.75% declined 30.75 cents to close at US$1.7425 with 24,375 stocks clearing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

No losers just winners

The volume of stocks traded surged 1,375 percent higher on Friday than on Thursday with 58 percent greater value on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended, resulting in 10 securities trading, compared to five on Thursday with six rising, none declining and four ending unchanged.
Overall, 1,735,411 shares traded for US$33,791 up from 117,636 units at US$21,357 on Thursday. Trading averaged 173,541 units at US$3,379, compared to 23,527 shares at US$4,271 on Thursday, with the month to date averaging 49,665 shares at US$3,449 versus 40,062 units at US$3,454 on the previous day.  June ended with an average of 71,901 units for US$8,793. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 3.86 points to end at 209.88.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com 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 two stocks with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share finished at 6.5 US cents in switching ownership of 744 shares, Margaritaville remained at 14.98 US cents after exchanging 19 stocks, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy ended unchanged at US$1.30 in trading 13 stock units. Proven Investments increased 0.95 of one cent to close at 23 US cents, with 56,462 units crossing the exchange, Sterling  Investments ended unchanged at 2.08 US cents after trading 509 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share rose 0.88 of a cent to end at 11.99 US cents in exchanging 43,476 stock units and Transjamaican Highway gained 0.06 of a cent in closing at 0.96 US cents while exchanging 1,634,177 units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share climbed 18 cents to US$1.85 after trading nine shares, JMMB Group 5.75% advanced 2 cents to close at US$2.05 in an exchange of one stock unit and JMMB Group 6% popped 5 cents to US$1.10 with the swapping of one share.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading surges on JSE USD Market

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Trading jumped sharply on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks traded surging 1,453 percent and the value climbing 460 percent higher than on Tuesday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in an exchange of six securities,  similar to Tuesday, as two gained, four declined and none unchanged.
Overall, 435,401 shares traded for US$15,558 up from 28,042 units at US$2,776 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 72,567 units at US$2,593, versus 4,674 shares at US$463 on Tuesday, with a month to date average of 27,450 shares at US$1,774 versus 13,203 units at US$1,515 on the previous day. June ended with an average of 71,901 units for US$8,793.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.09 points to end at 213.79 points.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the close, Proven Investments increased 0.79 of a cent to 24.49 US cents after exchanging 6,293 shares, Sterling Investments lost 0.2 of a cent to end at 1.9 US cents with the swapping of 14,608 units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share popped 0.47 of one cent to close at 12.5 US cents, with 9,636 stocks changing hands and Transjamaican Highway dropped 0.05 of a cent in ending at 0.95 of one US cent in switching ownership of 400,582 stock units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investments preference share declined 3 cents to US$1.67, with 176 units crossing the exchange and JMMB Group 5.75% shed 24.3 cents to end at US$2.057 in trading 4,106 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Consolidating JSEUSD market

Trading ended on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market Wednesday, with an exchange of 61 percent fewer shares with a 44 percent fall in value from Tuesday, resulting in five securities changing hands, compared to seven on Tuesday with none rising, two declining and three ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.14 points to end at 217.56.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.2. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending, up to August 2023.
Overall, 227,317 shares traded for US$42,677 versus 578,306 units at US$75,902 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 45,46 units at US$8,535, compared to 82,615 shares at US$10,843 on Tuesday, with month to date average of 73,102 shares at US$8,820 versus 74,062 units at US$8,830 on the previous day. Tuesday. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with higher bids than the last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital USD share declined 0.37 of a cent to end at 7.05 US cents, with 1,000 shares crossing the exchange, Proven Investments remained at 26 US cents while exchanging 154,687 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended unchanged at 12.5 US cents with the swapping of 15,074 units and Transjamaican Highway fell 0.05 of a cent to 0.95 US of one cent, with 56,546 stock units changing hands
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.05 with investors clearing the market of 10 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Slippage for JSE USD market

Trading ended on Monday, with the volume of stocks traded rising 572 percent and the value 38 percent lower than on Friday on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in more stocks declining than increasing at the close.
Nine securities traded, compared to six on Friday, with one rising, three declining and five ending unchanged.
Overall, 492,558 shares traded for US$9,897 versus 73,292 units at US$15,839 on Friday. Trading averaged 54,729 units at US$1,100, versus 12,215 shares at US$2,640 on Friday, with the month to date average of 73,625 shares at US$8,727 versus 74,953 units at US$9,263 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.68.points to end at 217.99. The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two ended with the bid higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share rose 0.05 cents to close at 7.5 US cents in switching ownership of 26,358 shares, Margaritaville remained at 14.99 US cents while exchanging 622 units, Proven Investments lost 0.99 of one cent to close at 25.01 US cents, with 6,452 stock units clearing the market. Sterling Investments shed 0.07 of a cent after ending at 2 US cents and trading 1,100 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share declined 0.01 of a cent to end at 12.9 US cents in an exchange of 751 stocks, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share finished at 11.5 US cents in trading 8,454 shares and Transjamaican Highway ended at 0.99 US cents in exchanging 448,500 stock units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investments preference share remained at US$1.70 with 57 units crossing the market and JMMB Group 5.75% finished at US$2.25 after exchanging 264 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Sharp jump in JSE USD trading

Trading jumped sharply on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Friday, with the volume of stocks traded jumping 675 percent and the value 175 percent more than on Thursday which resulted in more stocks falling than rising.
A total of eight securities traded, down from 10 on Thursday with one rising, three declining and four ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index slipped 0.04 points to end at 215.10.
The PE Ratio, a measure used to compute appropriate stock values, averages 8.9. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending, up to August 2023.
Overall, 3,358,668 shares traded for US$92,093, up from 433,478 units at US$33,431 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 419,834 units at US$11,512, up from 43,348 shares at US$3,343 on Thursday, with month to date average of 161,249 shares at US$5,556 versus 39,563 units at US$2,754 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share dropped 0.35 of a cent to close at 7.5 US cents after exchanging 2,011 shares, Margaritaville ended at 15 US cents, with 5 stocks crossing the market, Productive Business Solutions finished at US$1.15 after exchanging one stock unit. Proven Investments advanced 0.5 of a cent to 26.5 US cents in trading 221,280 units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share fell 0.02 of a cent in closing at 11.08 US cents while exchanging 52,041 shares and Transjamaican Highway ended unchanged at 0.90 of one US cents after 3,082,665 stock units changed hands.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% remained at US$2.32 trading one and JMMB Group 6% declined 9 cents in closing at US$1.01 with the swapping of 664 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Gains for JSE USD market

Trading closed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Thursday, with the volume of stocks traded climbing 81 percent and the value 150 percent more than on Wednesday, resulting in more stocks rising than falling.
A total of 10 securities traded, compared to seven on Wednesday, with three rising, one declining and six ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 1.88 points to end at 215.14.
Overall, 433,478 shares were traded for US$33,431, up from 239,089 units at US$13,384 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 43,348 units at US$3,343, compared to 34,156 shares at US$1,912 on Wednesday, with a month to date average of 39,563 shares at US$2,754. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecast for companies with financial year ending up to August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share finished at 7.85 US cents, with 36 shares clearing the market, Margaritaville ended unchanged at 15 US cents after trading 90 stocks, Productive Business Solutions climbed 15 cents to end at US$1.15 after exchanging one unit. Proven Investments remained at 26 US cents with 32,878 stock units changing hands, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share shed 0.9 of a cent to close at 11.1 US cents after exchanging 163,354 units, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share finished at 12 US cents, with 880 stock units crossing the market and Transjamaican Highway ended unchanged at 0.9 of one US cent in trading 232,023 shares.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.70 trading one stock unit, JMMB Group 5.75% advanced 29 cents to end at US$2.32 with an exchange of 213 shares and JMMB Group 6% gained 8.77 cents after ending at US$1.10, with 4,002 stock units crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Slippage for JSE USD stocks

On the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, trading on Monday ended with the volume of stocks traded rising 239 percent and the value jumping 6,746 percent above trading on Friday, resulting in more stocks falling than rising.
A total of 10 securities traded, up from seven on Friday, with one rising, four declining and five were left unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index slipped 1.72 points to end at 208.05.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.1. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending, up to August 2023.
Overall, 127,202 shares were traded for US$49,782 compared to 37,542 units at US$727 on Friday. Trading averaged 12,720 units at US$4,978, compared to 5,363 shares at US$104 on Friday, with a month to date average of 45,684 shares at US$3,586 versus 47,579 units at US$3,506 on the previous day. April ended with an average of 95,379 units for US$3,929.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share remained at 7.95 US cents in exchanging 13,057 shares, Margaritaville ended unchanged at 15 US cents in an exchange of 6 stocks, Proven Investments lost 0.5 of a cent to end at 26 US cents with 43,887 units changing hands. Sterling Investments popped 0.1 of a cent in closing at 2.15 US cents with one unit clearing the market, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended at 12.7 US cents while exchanging 2,825 stocks, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share declined 0.01 of a cent to 12.49 US cents after trading one stock unit and Transjamaican Highway fell 0.02 of a cent to end at 0.94 of one US cent after exchanging 46,418 shares.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share ended unchanged at US$1.70 with an exchange of one unit, JMMB Group 5.75% shed 29 cents in closing at US$2.03 with the swapping of 15,003 shares and JMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.10 trading 6,003 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Modest gains for JSE USD market

Trading close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Wednesday, with a 59 percent decline in the volume of stocks traded and a 31 percent rise in the value compared to Tuesday, resulting in more stocks rising than falling.
A total of 10 securities traded, the same as Tuesday, with three rising, two declining and five ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index popped 0.09 points to end at 210.41.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.2. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending from September 2022 up to August 2023.
Overall, 585,815 shares traded, for US$99,060 compared to 1,415,498 units at US$75,783 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 58,582 units at US$9,906, compared to 141,550 shares at US$7,578 on Tuesday, with a month to date average of 50,649 shares at US$3,727 versus 50,121 units at US$3,315 the previous day. Tuesday. April ended with an average of 95,379 units for US$3,929.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one ending with a higher bid than the last selling price and two stocks with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share ended unchanged at 7.94 US cents after trading 11 shares, Productive Business Solutions advanced 2 cents in closing at US$1 in exchanging 12 stock units, Proven Investments finished at 26 US cents, with 369,647 units crossing the exchange. Sterling Investments lost 0.09 of a cent to end at 2.05 US cents, with 19,700 stocks changing hands, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share popped 0.53 of one cent to 12.88 US cents trading 1,007 units, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share remained at 12.5 US cents while exchanging 600 stocks and Transjamaican Highway rose 0.02 of a cent to 1 US cent after trading 194,663 stock units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share finished at US$1.70 after trading of 115 shares, JMMB Group 5.75% declined 29.3 cents in closing at US$2.03 in an exchange of 58 stock units and JMMB Group 6% remained at US$1.10 with the swapping of two shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.