Volume up, prices fall on JSE USD market

Trading surged on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Friday, with the volume of stocks rising 965 percent, valued at 1,869 percent more than on Thursday. Market activity led to movement in eight securities, similar to Thursday, with four declining and four ending unchanged.
Overall, 207,350 shares traded for US$110,809 up from 19,463 units at US$5,629 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 25,919 shares at US$13,851 against 2,433 shares at US$704 on Thursday, with an average of 20,114 shares at US$6,744 for the month to date compared to 18,456 units at US$4,713 on the previous day. July ended with an average of 49,665 units for US$3,449.
On a day when there were no winners, the JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 8.31 points to end at 199.97.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.9. 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 two stocks ended with higher bids than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share remained at 6.96 US cents after trading 2,434 shares, Margaritaville ended at 14.98 US cents with an exchange of two units, Productive Business Solutions declined 14 cents to US$1 while exchanging five shares. Proven Investments fell 0.45 of a cent to 22.5 US cents after trading 8,210 stocks, Sterling Investments closed at 2 US cents, with 29,452 stocks changing hands, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share shed 0.8 of a cent to 12 US cents with an exchange of 33 shares and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.02 of a cent in closing at 0.93 of a US cent after trading 52,061 units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% finished at 93.5 US cents, exchanging 115,153 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading nosedives on JSE USD market

Trading on Thursday ended, with the volume of stocks traded declining 92 percent after the value dropped 94 percent from Wednesday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in eight securities traded, compared to nine on Wednesday with four rising, one declining and three ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 2.01 points to end at 208.28.
The PE Ratio, a measure used to compute appropriate stock values, averages 9.1. The PE ratio incorporates ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Overall, 19,463 shares were traded for US$5,629 versus 253,464 units at US$93,203 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 2,433 units at US$704 against 28,163 shares at US$10,356 on Wednesday, with a month to date average of 18,456 shares at US$4,713 versus 24,865 units at US$6,317 on the previous day. July ended with an average of 49,665 units for US$3,449.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and two ended with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share popped 0.46 of a cent to end at 6.96 US cents, after 58 shares crossed the market, Margaritaville finished at 14.98 US cents after trading seven stock units, Proven Investments gained 0.2 of a cent to close at 22.95 US cents, with a trader of 7,247 stocks. Sterling Investments ended at 2 US cents in trading 234 units  Sygnus Credit Investments USD share rose 0.82 of one cent to end at 12.8 US cents after an exchange of 6,423 units, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share fell 0.13 of one cent to 10.5 US cents after exchanging 322 stock units and Transjamaican Highway rallied 0.05 of a cent to end at 0.95 of one US cent in exchanging 1,799 shares.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% ended unchanged at 93.5 US cents after closing, with 3,373 stocks changing hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Increased trading for JSEUSD Market

Trading volume was marginally higher at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, on Wednesday, with the value increasing 181 percent more than on Tuesday, from nine securities trading, compared to 11 on Tuesday and ended with three rising, three declining and three ending unchanged.
A total of 253,464 shares were traded for US$93,203, up from 243,827 units at US$33,140 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 28,163 units at US$10,356, compared to 22,166 shares at US$3,013 on Tuesday, with month to date average of 24,865 shares at US$6,317July ended with an average of 49,665 units for US$3,449. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index slipped 2.82 points to 206.27.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.8. 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 one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share finished at 6.5 US cents with an exchange of 29,980 shares, Margaritaville ended at 14.98 US cents after exchanging four stock units, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy slipped 1 cent to US$1.29 after 66 stocks changed hands. Proven Investments remained at 22.75 US cents, with 40,176 units crossing the exchange, Sterling Investments increased half a cent in ending at 2 US cents in an exchange of 52 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share popped 0.86 of a cent to end at 11.98 US cents with eight stock units changing hands. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share shed 1.37 cents to end at 10.63 US cents, with 234 units crossing the market and Transjamaican Highway advanced 0.02 of a cent to close at 0.9 of one US cent trading 100,000 shares.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% dropped 16.5 cents in closing at a 52 weeks’ low of 93.5 US cents after exchanging 82,944 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Falling prices dominant on JSE USD Market

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Trading closed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 86 percent at marginally less valued than on Friday, resulting in 11 securities traded, compared to 10 on Friday with no rising, six falling and five ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 0.78 points to end at 209.09.
The PE Ratio, a measure used to compute appropriate stock valuations, averages 8.7, The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Overall, 243,827 shares were traded for US$33,140 compared to 1,735,411 units at US$33,791 on Friday. July ended with an average of 49,665 units for US$3,449.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share ended at 6.5 US cents after an exchange of 75,715 shares, Margaritaville closed at 14.98 US cents after exchanging 148 units, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy remained at US$1.30 in exchanging two stock units. Proven Investments shed 0.25 of a cent in ending at 22.75 US cents after trading 118,758 stocks, Sterling Investments lost 0.13 of one cent to 1.95 US cents, with 11,599 stocks crossing the exchange, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share declined 0.87 of a cent to 11.12 US cents with the swapping of 1,061 stock units. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share fell 1 cent to close at 12 US cents, with 67 shares crossing the market and Transjamaican Highway dipped 0.08 of a cent in closing at 0.88 of one US cent with an exchange of 36,230 units.
In the preference segmentEppley 6% preference share lost 14.6 cents to end at US$1.15 in switching ownership of 110 stock units, JMMB Group 5.75% remained at US$2.05 with one stock clearing the market and JMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.10 in an exchange of 136 shares.
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 dips on JSEUSD market

Trading on Thursday ended, with the volume of stocks traded declining 75 percent compared to Wednesday while the value slipped 44 percent, on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in five securities trading, compared to eight on Wednesday with no rising, four declining and one ending unchanged.
Overall, 117,636 shares were traded for US$21,357 down from 474,951 units at US$37,897 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 23,527 units at US$4,271, compared to 59,369 shares at US$4,737 on Wednesday, with a month to date average of 40,062 shares at US$3,454 versus 40,729 units at US$3,421 on the previous day. Wednesday. June ended with an average of 71,901 units for US$8,793. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 2.09 points to end at 206.02.
The PE Ratio, a measure used to compute appropriate stock values, currently averages 8.8. 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 two stocks with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share declined 0.5 of a cent to close at 6.5 US cents with 19,841 shares crossing the market, Proven Investments lost 0.95 of one cent after ending at 22.05 US cents with 64,947 units clearing the market, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share finished at 11.11 US cents in exchanging 4,762 stock units and Transjamaican Highway dropped 0.03 of a cent in closing at 0.9 of one US cent in an exchange of 23,586 stocks.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% shed 5 cents to US$1.05 after 4,500 stocks changed hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Steady trading for JSEUSD Market

Trading close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 8 percent with a 10 percent value lower than for trading on Tuesday, resulting in an exchange of eight securities the same as on Tuesday with three rising, two declining and three ending unchanged.
A total of 474,951 shares traded for US$37,897 versus 516,424 units at US$42,336 on Tuesday.
Trading averaged 59,369 units at US$4,737, down from 64,553 shares at US$5,292 on Tuesday, with a month-to-date average of 40,729 units at US$3,421 versus 39,443 units at US$3,330 on the previous day. June ended with an average of 71,901 shares for US$8,793.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 1.93 points to end at 208.11.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.9. 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 one stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and two with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share rose 0.05 of a cent to close at 7 US cents, with 344,935 shares clearing the market, Margaritaville rallied 2.98 cents to 14.98 US cents while a mere one stock crossed the exchange, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy fell 10 cents to US$1.30 with one stock unit trading. Productive Business Solutions ended unchanged at US$1.14 with just one stock unit crossing the market, Proven Investments advanced 0.41 of a cent to end at 23 US cents after an exchange of 55,481 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share declined 0.88 of one cent after ending at 11.11 US cents with the swapping of 4,603 units and Transjamaican Highway remained at 0.93 US cents with an exchange of 69,928 shares.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.10 in trading one stock unit.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD Market dips as trading climbs

Trading on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks traded surging 2,521 percent and the value popping a solid 1,220 percent more than on Monday and resulting in more stocks rising than falling at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market.
A total of eight securities traded, compared to six on Monday with three rising, one declining and four ending unchanged.
Overall, 516,424 shares traded for US$42,336 up sharply from 19,706 units at US$3,207 on Monday. Trading averaged 64,553 units at US$5,292, versus 3,284 shares at US$535 on Monday, with month to date average of 39,443 shares at US$3,330 versus 37,583 units at US$3,185 on the previous day. June ended with an average of 71,901 units for US$8,793.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 2.54 points to end at 206.18.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.6, 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 one stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and two stocks with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share popped 0.95 of a cent to 6.95 US cents in switching ownership of 9 shares, Margaritaville rallied 2 cents in closing at 12 US cents in trading a mere one unit, Productive Business Solutions ended unchanged at US$1.14 and closed trading with 24 stocks. Proven Investments advanced 0.08 of a cent to 22.59 US cents in exchanging 169,160 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share finished at 11.99 US cents, with 13,005 stock units crossing the market, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share remained at 13 US cents while exchanging 191 stocks and Transjamaican Highway fell 0.02 of a cent in closing at 0.93 of one US cent after 334,032 shares changed hands.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% ended at US$1.10 in exchanging two units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD Market gains on low volume

Trading ended on Monday on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market with the volume of stocks traded declining 97 percent and the value plunging 87 percent lower than on Friday, resulting in an even number of stocks rising and falling.
Overall, 19,706 shares traded for US$3,207 down from 755,182 units at US$24,741 on Friday. Trading averaged 3,284 units at US$535, versus 151,036 shares at US$4,948 on Friday, with a month to date average of 37,583 shares at US$3,185 compared to 39,601 units at US$3,341 on the previous trading day. June ended with an average of 71,901 units for US$8,793.
A total of six securities were traded, up from five on Friday, with two rising, two declining and two ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 2.38 points to end at 208.73.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.5. 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 four stocks ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Margaritaville ended at 10 US cents with 3,200 shares traded, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy rose 2 cents to close at US$1.40 with an exchange of 9 stock units, Proven Investments lost 0.49 of a cent in closing at 22.51 US cents while exchanging 4,443 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share shed 0.01 of a cent to end at 11.99 US cents in trading 11,437 units and Transjamaican Highway advanced 0.06 of a cent to 0.95 of one US cent in an exchange of 145 stock units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.10 trading 472 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD market falls

Trading on Thursday, with the volume and the value of stocks traded rising 103 percent respectively, than on Wednesday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in five securities traded, compared to eight on Wednesday with none rising, two declining and three ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 3.17 points to end at 208.06. The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.6The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial year ending, up to August 2023.
Overall, 207,860 shares were traded for US$11,046 versus 102,227 units at US$5,437 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 41,572 units at US$2,209 compared to 12,778 shares at US$680 on Wednesday, with month to date average of 33,857 shares at US$3,258 versus 33,438 units at US$3,315 on the previous day. June ended with an average of 71,901 units for US$8,793.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two 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 6 US cents while exchanging 87,279 shares, Proven Investments fell 1.13 cents to close at 23 US cents with 6,603 stocks crossing the exchange, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended unchanged at 12 US cents after trading 12,257 stock units and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.05 of a cent to end at 0.9 US cents with 100,000 units crossing the market.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.10 in an exchange of 1,721 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.