More gains for Main Market

Stocks rose on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market on Friday, with the volume of stocks trading declining 64 percent, with 97 percent lower value than on Thursday as rising stocks exceeded those declining, but the market closed with the IC bid-offer Indicator flashing short term negative signals.
The All Jamaican Composite Index gained 2,638.98 points to settle at 442,875.20, the JSE Main Index climbed 2,141.50 to 386,327.32 and the JSE Financial Index added 0.11 points to settle at 91.51.
Trading ended with 53 securities compared to 55 on Thursday, with 24 rising, 17 declining and 12 ending unchanged.
The PE Ratio, a formula to ascertain appropriate stock values, averages 15 for the Main Market. The JSE Main and USD Market PE ratios are computed based on ICInsider.com’s forecasted earnings for companies with financial years, ending up to the close of August 2023.
Overall, 13,174,872 shares were exchanged for $66,091,370 versus 36,352,680 units at $2,054,073,702 on Thursday. Trading averages 248,582 units at $1,247,007, compared to 660,958 shares at $37,346,795 on Thursday. June closed with an average of 281,913 units at $5,309,050.
Ciboney Group led trading with 2.89 million shares for 22 percent of total volume, followed by Radio Jamaica with 2.70 million units for 20.5 percent of the day’s trade and Sagicor Select Financial Fund with 2.59 million units for 19.7 percent market share.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows nine stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and 11 stocks with lower offers.
At the close, Berger Paints added 70 cents in ending at $12.20, with 337 shares crossing the market, Caribbean Cement lost $2.50 to end at $64.50, with 20,215 stocks changing hands, Eppley fell 50 cents in closing at $44.50 after trading 175 stock units. First Rock Capital declined $1.55 to close at $11.75 while exchanging 5,681 units, Guardian Holdings rallied $16.99 to $519.99, with 1,654 shares crossing the exchange,  Jamaica Producers advanced 45 cents to $22.45 trading 2,595 units. JMMB Group climbed $1.90 to close at $43.65 closed at 59,098 stock units, Key Insurance dropped 52 cents to end at $3.38 with the swapping of 2,005 stocks, Massy Holdings gained $1.30 after ending at $93 in exchanging 55,872 stocks. Mayberry Jamaican Equities popped 85 cents in closing at $13.85 with an exchange of 602 shares, Palace Amusement rose $45 to $945 with 23 stock units clearing the market, PanJam Investment climbed 98 cents in closing at $65.98 in an exchange of 138,936 units. Proven Investments rose $1.27 to close at $37.29 after exchanging 22,727 units, Radio Jamaica rallied 50 cents in ending at $2.90 after 2,700,500 stock units were exchanged, Scotia Group rose 45 cents to $36.50 in switching ownership of 1,039 shares. Seprod shed 70 cents in closing at $71.25, with 4,408 stocks crossing the exchange, Supreme Ventures increased 75 cents to close at $31.45 after exchanging 327,481 units and Sygnus Real Estate Finance recovered from the sharp fall on Thursday by gaining $1.26 to end at $12.51 in switching ownership of 501 shares.
In the preference segmentEppley 7.25% preference share popped $1.94 to $21.99 after trading 2 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Winners & losers split JSE USD market

Trading pulled back on Friday, from Thursday levels with the volume of stocks traded declining 66 percent less and the value 70 percent lower at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in an even number of stocks rising than declining.
A total of 10 securities traded, up from six on Thursday with four rising, four declining and two ending unchanged.
Overall, 85,406 shares traded, for US$14,539 versus 252,463 units at US$48,827 on Thursday. Trading averaged 8,541 units at US$1,454, down from 42,077 shares at US$8,138 on Thursday. June ended with an average of 71,901 units for US$8,793.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 2.44 points to end at 214.09.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.3. 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 stocks ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share rallied 0.79 of a cent to 7.84 US cents in trading 210 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy remained at US$1.38, with 21 stock units crossing the market, Productive Business Solutions increased 1 cent to US$1.15 after just one stock crossed the exchange. Proven Investments shed 0.22 of a cent to close at 24.75 US cents in exchanging 58,539 units, Sterling Investments declined 0.02 of a cent to close at 2.1 US cents with 8,471 stock units clearing the market, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share fell 0.5 of a cent in closing at 12 US cents with an exchange of 3,614 units. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share ended at 12 US cents and 72 shares changed hands and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.04 of a cent to close at 0.96 of one US cent and closed, with 14,424 stocks trading.In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% advanced 5 cents to end at US$2.30 trading one unit and JMMB Group 6% rallied 5 cents to US$1.10 in an exchange of 53 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Junior Market falters at July’s open

Trading closed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Junior Market Friday, with the declining stocks being the highlight of the day as the volume of stocks trading fell 50 percent and the value down 52 percent on Thursday 43 securities trading versus 44 on Thursday with just 12 rising, 21 declining and ten closing unchanged.
At the close, the Junior Market Index dipped 12.41 points to settle at 4,337.03.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.9. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year ends that fall between November this year and August 2023.
A total of 8,527,780 shares traded for $29,915,284 versus 17,139,568 units at $62,526,703 on the Thursday. Trading averaged 198,320 shares at $695,704 in contrast to 389,536 shares at $1,421,061 on Thursday. June closed with an average of 429,016 units at $1,630,104.
SSL Venture led trading with 1.95 million shares for 22.8 percent of total volume, followed by iCreate with 1.06 million units for 12.4 percent of the day’s trade and Dolla Financial with 897,135 units for 10.5 percent market share.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two stocks with lower offers.
Access Financial lost $2.49 to $21.01 in an exchange of a mere three shares, Cargo Handlers rallied $1.53 to close at $12.65, trading just six stocks, Caribbean Cream fell 44 cents in closing at a 52 weeks’ low of $4.01, with 5,889 units clearing the market. Dolphin Cove declined 59 cents to end at $16.91 with an exchange of 50,551 stock units, EduFocal gained 11 cents to end at $2.76 after trading 470,904 shares, Express Catering climbed 20 cents in closing at $5.70 while exchanging 5,878 stocks. Fosrich increased 10 cents to $32.60 in switching ownership of 54,317 units, iCreate dropped 49 cents to close at $4 after trading 1,056,092 stock units, Indies Pharma popped 15 cents to end at $3.30, with 42,077 units crossing the market. Lasco Manufacturing shed 15 cents to end at $4.60 with the swapping of 87,373 stock units, Lumber Depot lost 11 cents in closing at $3.09 with 468,686 shares changing hands, Mailpac Group fell 11 cents to end at $2.85 after 533,854 stocks crossed the exchange. Medical Disposables shed 30 cents to close at $7.11, with 100 stocks changing hands, Paramount Trading advanced 28 cents to $1.98 after exchanging 20 stock units, Spur Tree Spices declined 15 cents after ending at $4 in trading 120,119 shares. Stationery and Office Supplies dipped 14 cents in, ending at $13 after exchanging 15,230 units and tTech shed 51 cents to $3.23, with 321,665 stocks crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading falls sharply for Jamaican stocks

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Trading ended mixed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday, with main market stocks gaining and Junior Market stocks mostly falling as trading levels fell from Thursday’s levels.
The market closed with the JSE Combined Index climbing 1,890.52 points to 400,219.74 while the All Jamaican Composite Index added 2,638.98 points to end at 442875.20, the JSE Main Index gained 2,141.50 points to 386,327.32, the Junior Market index slipped 12.41 points to 4,337.03 and the JSE USD market index rose 2.44 points to close at 214.09.
Investors exchanged 21,788,058 shares in all markets, with the value traded in the Main and Junior Markets ending at just $96 million and in the JSE USD market, US$14,539.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 24 based on 2021-22 earnings and 13.2 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment choices, in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

Barita JSE lead trade at month end

Barita Investments was the most prominent trade on Thursday, with 21.49 million shares for 59.1 percent of total volume as trading closed out the half year. The Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market was constrained within a narrow consolidation range it has been in for several months.
The volume of stocks trading on Thursday rose 117 percent with 590 percent greater value than on Wednesday, with an exchange of 36,352,680 shares with a value of  $2,054,073,702, up from 16,776,950 units at $297,498,943 on Wednesday. Trading averages 660,958 units at $37,346,795, up from 310,684 shares at $5,509,240 on Wednesday and month to date, an average of 281,913 units at $5,309,050, compared to 263,593 units at $3,760,655 onthe previous trading day. May closed with an average of 238,645 units at $3,561,016.
Pulse Investments traded the second highest volume with 4.49 million units for 12.3 percent of the day’s trade and Ciboney Group 3.25 million units for 8.9 percent market share.
The All Jamaican Composite Index climbed 1,350.07 points to 440,236.22, the JSE Main Index rose 1,152.41 points to 384,185.82 and the JSE Financial Index declined 0.03 points to settle at 91.40 as trading ended with 55 securities compared to 54 on Wednesday, with 25 rising, 19 declining and 11 ending unchanged.
The PE Ratio, a formula to ascertain appropriate stock values, averages 13.9 for the Main Market. The JSE Main and USD Market PE ratios are computed based on ICInsider.com’s forecasted earnings for companies with financial years ending up to the close of August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows 15 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three stocks with lower offers.
At the close, Barita Investments popped $1.02 to $88.02 in exchanging 21,487,543 shares, Berger Paints declined 75 cents in ending at $11.50 while exchanging 1,300 stock units, Caribbean Cement rose $3.40 in closing at $67 after trading 223,055 units. Eppley Caribbean Property Fund advanced $3.04 to end at $47 in an exchange of 60,745 stocks, First Rock Capital increased 73 cents to close at $13.30 in switching ownership of 79,859 units, GraceKennedy gained $1 to end at $103, with 416,560 stocks crossing the exchange. Guardian Holdings fell $20.98 in closing at $503 with the swapping of 51 stock units, Jamaica Broilers rallied 97 cents to close at $28, with 228,065 shares crossing the market, Jamaica Producers climbed $1 to $22, with 19,825 stocks changing hands. Jamaica Stock Exchange rallied 50 cents to $20 after 15,667 shares crossed the market, Kingston Properties increased 95 cents to close at $8.95, trading 140,927 units, Kingston Wharves popped $1 to $39.50 after exchanging 18,966 stock units. Massy Holdings dropped 30 cents in ending at $91.70 after exchanging 1,693 stocks, Mayberry Investments shed 40 cents in closing at $10 in trading 230,013 shares, NCB Financial slipped $1 to $101 with 36,536 stock units clearing the market. PanJam Investment lost $1 to end at $65 with an exchange of 19,380 units, Proven Investments shed $1.48 to close at $36.02 after 29,816 stocks changed hands, Pulse Investments gained 54 cents to close at $4.42 after exchanging 4,485,406 stock units. Sagicor Group fell 50 cents in closing at $55.49 in an exchange of 90,240 shares, Salada Foods advanced 30 cents in ending at $5.80 after just two units traded, Scotia Group declined $1.64 in closing at $36.05 with an exchange of 89,692 shares. Seprod rose 70 cents to end at $71.95 with the swapping of 65,213 stocks, Stanley Motta climbed 50 cents to $5.50, with 42,111 units crossing the market, Supreme Ventures increased 71 cents to $30.70 in an exchange of 236,568 stock units and Sygnus Real Estate Finance dropped $3.75 to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $11.25, with 10,000 shares crossing the market.
In the preference segmentJamaica Public Service 9.5% gained $200 to close at $3000 after an exchange of a mere three units and 138 Student Living preference share climbed $1.76 to $19.40 in trading 15 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Fall for JSE USD stocks at the 2022 midpoint

Trading ended with increased activity in the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, to close out the half year with a rise of 8.2 percent as the volume of stocks traded rose 11 percent with a 14 percent higher value than on Wednesday and increased stocks edging out losing ones.
A total of 252,463 shares were traded for US$48,827 against 227,317 units at US$42,677 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 42,077 units at US$8,138, compared to 45,463 shares at US$8,535 on Wednesday, with a month to date average of 71,901 shares at US$8,793 versus 73,102 units at US$8,820 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Six securities traded up from five on Wednesday, with two rising, one declining and three ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 5.91 points to end at 211.65.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.3. 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 three stocks ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close of market activities, Productive Business Solutions ended at US$1.14 after trading 174 shares, Proven Investments declined 1.03 cents to 24.97 US cents with an exchange of 213,276 units, following the release of full year results to March this year and Sterling Investments ended unchanged at 2.12 US cents in trading 10,750 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share remained at 12.5 US cents while exchanging 1,290 stock units, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share popped 2 cents to close at 12 US cents with an exchange of 400 shares and Transjamaican Highway rallied 0.05 of a cent to end at 1 US cent, with 26,573 stock units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Junior Market up 27% at midyear

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Thursday and for the first half of the year, with the market index rising 38.91 points to 4,349.44 and recorded a 26.9 percent gain for the six months and moderately up from the 4,223.33 points close of the first quarter.
Trading jumped, with the volume of stocks rising 67 percent and the value 50 percent more than on Wednesday, with 17,139,568 shares trading at $62,526,703, up from 10,259,748 units at $41,673,742 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 389,536 shares at $1,421,061 in contrast to 233,176 shares at $947,130 on Wednesday with the month to date, averaging 429,016 units at $1,630,104 compared to 431,004 units at $1,640,627 on Wednesday the previous trading day. May closed with an average of 376,907 units at $1,638,631.
Dolla Financial led trading with 4.93 million shares for 28.8 percent of total volume, followed by Mailpac Group with 2.87 million units for 16.7 percent of the day’s trade, Spur Tree Spices ended with 1.96 million units for 11.5 percent market share and Future Energy Source with 1.62 million units for 9.5 percent of stocks changing hands.
A total of 44 securities traded on Wednesday and Thursday, with 25 rising, 13 declining and six unchanged.
The PE Ratio, a measure in computing appropriate stock values, averages 13. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August of the following year.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows four stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial rose 50 cents after ending at $23.50 and trading 6,424 shares, Blue Power advanced 10 cents in closing at $3.70 in switching ownership of 102 stocks, CAC 2000 popped $1.73 to close at $10.23, with 502 stock units changing hands. Caribbean Cream shed 14 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of $4.45, with 53,433 units crossing the market, Dolphin Cove gained 48 cents to end at $17.50 in an exchange of 8,000 shares, EduFocal declined 15 cents to $2.65 after exchanging 167,290 stock units. Elite Diagnostic rallied 12 cents to $3.54 while exchanging 7,633 units, Everything Fresh climbed 10 cents to $1.45, with 12,172 stocks clearing the market, Express Catering lost 47 cents in closing at $5.50 in an exchange of 94,319 shares. Fontana increased 55 cents to $10.55 in exchanging 166,718 stocks, Fosrich popped 50 cents to $32.50 with 79,205 units changing hands, GWest Corporation rallied 10 cents to end at $1.20 in trading 89,879 stock units. Honey Bun increased 41 cents in ending at $9 after trading 4,776 stock units, Iron Rock Insurance rose 34 cents to close at $3.29 after an exchange of 800 stocks, Mailpac Group climbed 21 cents in closing at $2.96, with 2,866,787 shares crossing the market. Main Event advanced 90 cents in closing at $7.50 after exchanging 3,528 units, Medical Disposables gained 12 cents ending at $7.41 with the swapping of 60 stocks, Spur Tree Spices rose 50 cents to $4.15 in switching ownership of 1,962,620 shares and SSL Venture climbed 18 cents to end at $3.05, with 174,096 stock units crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Barita dominates trading to end June

Barita Investments dominated trading on the last day of June on Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday, accounting for 21.9 shares valued at $1.9 billion, leading the overall market value to jump sharply to $2.1 billion worth of stocks traded in Main and Junior markets as the volume of stocks trading was just shy doubling Thursday’s trades.

Barita Investments headquarters

The market closed with the JSE Combined Index climbing 1,427.58 points to 398,329.22 while the All Jamaican Composite Index rose 1,350.07 points to  440,236.22, the JSE Main Index gained 1,152.41 points to end at 384,185.82, the Junior Market index popped 38.91 points to 4,349.44 and the JSE USD market index lost 5.91 points to close at 211.65.
Investors exchanged 53,744,711 shares in all markets, with the value traded in the Main and Junior Markets ending at $1.9 billion and in the JSE USD market, US$48,827.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 24.1 based on 2021-22 earnings and 13.2 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment choices, in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to quickly assess the value of stocks based on this measure. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

 

Winning stocks dominated JSE Main Market

Winning stocks had the upper hand in trading on Wednesday, exceeding those declining by a 3 to 2 ratio, as the volume of stocks traded rose 76 percent with a 60 percent greater value than on Tuesday at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market.
Trading ended with 54 securities compared to 56 on Tuesday, with 24 rising, 15 declining and 15 ending unchanged.
Overall, 16,776,950 shares were traded for $297,498,943, up from 9,556,775 units at $186,056,204 on Tuesday. Trading averages 310,684 units at $5,509,240, versus 170,657 shares at $3,322,432 on Tuesday and month to date, an average of 263,593 units at $3,760,653, compared to 261,247 units at $3,673,549 on the previous trading day. May closed with an average of 238,645 units at $3,561,016.
Wigton Windfarm led trading with 6.97 million shares for 41.6 percent of total volume, followed by Transjamaican Highway with 2.34 million units for 14 percent of the day’s trades, Barita Investments chipped in with 1.42 million units for 8.4 percent of market share, Pulse Investments traded 1.12 million units for 6.7 percent of total volume and Massy Holdings with 1.0 million units for 6 percent of the market volume.
The All Jamaican Composite Index increased 1,951.68 points to 438,886.15, the JSE Main Index rose 1,324.62 point to 383,033.41 and the JSE Financial Index rallied 0.32 points to close at 91.43.
The PE Ratio, a formula to ascertain appropriate stock values, averages 14.3 for the Main Market. The JSE Main and USD Market PE ratios are computed based on ICInsider.com’s forecasted earnings for companies with financial years ending up to the close of August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows nine stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and five stocks with lower offers.
At the close, Barita Investments increased 46 cents in closing at $87 after trading 1,417,306 shares, Caribbean Cement declined 40 cents to $63.60, crossing the market 3,962 stocks, Eppley climbed $6.50 to $45 and finished trading 980 units. First Rock Capital popped 82 cents in, ending at $12.57, with 18,200 stock units changing hands, GraceKennedy lost $2 to close at $102 in an exchange of 275,338 stock units, Guardian Holdings rallied $22.98 in closing at $523.98 after exchanging 65 stocks. Jamaica Stock Exchange advanced $1.01 to close at $19.50 and closing with an exchange of 10 shares, NCB Financial shed $1.50 to $102 in trading 77,614 units, PanJam Investment rose 99 cents in ending at $66 with 123,286 shares crossing the exchange. Proven Investments gained $1 to end at $37.50 while exchanging 12,419 stocks, Pulse Investments climbed 38 cents to $3.88 in switching ownership of 1,116,423 units, Sagicor Group rallied 99 cents in closing at $55.99, trading 34,169 stock units. Supreme Ventures fell 75 cents to close at $29.99 with 103,993 shares changing hands and Sygnus Credit Investments popped 70 cents in, ending at $15, with 331,231 units clearing the market.
In the preference segment138 Student Living preference share dropped $2.36 to end at $17.64 with the swapping of 698 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Gains for Junior Market

Trading closed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Junior Market Wednesday, with the volume and value of stocks traded declining with 43 percent fewer shares changing hands with the value 28 percent lower than on Tuesday.
A total of 44 securities traded similar to Tuesday, with 15 rising, 22 declining and seven closing unchanged. The Junior Market Index popped 26.55 points to settle at 4,310.53. A total of 10,259,748 shares traded for $41,673,742 compared to 18,129,942 units at $57,975,106 on the Tuesday. Trading averaged  233,176 shares at $947,130 in contrast to 412,044 shares at $1,317,616 on Tuesday with month to date, averaging 431,004 units at $1,640,627 compared to 441,491 units at $1,677,391 on the previous trading day. May closed with an average of 376,907 units at $1,638,631.
Dolla Financial led trading with 3.19 million shares for 31.1 percent of total volume, followed by iCreate with 2.73 million units for 26.6 percent of the day’s trade and Future Energy Source with 530,433 units for 5.2 percent market share.
The PE Ratio, a measure of computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.9. The PE ratios of Junior Market stocks incorporate ICInsider.com projected earnings for companies with financial year end that falls between November this year and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows five stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and five stocks with lower offers.
At the close, Access Financial climbed 50 cents to $23 after exchanging 12,717 shares, AMG Packaging popped 61 cents to close at $4.79 in trading 26,338 stock units, Blue Power increased 22 cents in ending at $3.60 with 400 units changing hands. CAC 2000 dropped $1.72 to end at $8.50 in trading 5,142 stocks, Cargo Handlers fell $1.78 to $11.12 after 3,427 stock units crossed the exchange, Caribbean Assurance Brokers shed 13 cents to $2.20 in swapping 41,830 units. Caribbean Cream lost 30 cents to close at $4.59 with 232,886 stocks crossing the market, Dolphin Cove advanced 12 cents in ending at $17.02 with 31,728 shares clearing the market, Fosrich rose 60 cents to $32 after trading of 19,260 shares. Honey Bun declined 41 cents to end at $8.59 in an exchange of 2,815 units, iCreate gained 45 cents to a record closing high of $4.55, with 2,730,584 stocks crossing the market, Indies Pharma rallied 14 cents to $3.15 in trading 80,339 stock units. Iron Rock Insurance fell 34 cents in closing at $2.95 with an exchange of 3,010 stock units, KLE Group gained 28 cents to $2.28 while exchanging 2,858 units, Lasco Manufacturing climbed 22 cents to end at $4.72, with 4,678 shares changing hands. Limners and Bards lost 10 cents to close at $2.70 with the swapping of 162,141 stocks, Main Event dropped 20 cents in closing at $6.60 while trading 17,127 units, Paramount Trading shed 27 cents in ending at $1.68 with 43,485 stock units clearing the market. Spur Tree Spices declined 14 cents to $3.65 with an exchange of 355,901 stocks, SSL Venture rallied 37 cents to end at $2.87 in trading 71,277 shares and Stationery and Office Supplies popped 71 cents to 52 weeks’ high of $13.15 trading 268,154 stock units.
In the preference segmentCAC 2000 9.5% preference share declined 13 cents to $1.05 in exchanging 11,486 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.