Gains for JSE USD market

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Wednesday, with the market rising after trading 74 percent fewer shares than on Tuesday, resulting in slightly more stocks falling than rising, but the market index recorded a rise. 
At the close of the market, trading ended with five securities changing hands compared to five on Tuesday and ended with the price of one stock rising, two declining and two remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index gained 4.45 points to close at 191.20, and the average PE Ratio ended at 13.4 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Trading ended in 335,249 shares changing hands for US$42,287 versus 146,929 units at US$26,156 on Tuesday.
The average trade for the day amounts to 67,050 units changing hands at US$8,457, in contrast to an average of 29,386 shares at US$5,231 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 48,218 units for the month to date at US$6,844. By comparison, November trading averaged 51,134 units at US$4,516.
At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment closed at 9 US cents after crossing the market with 2,305 shares, Proven Investments advanced 1.88 cents to 25.88 US cents after trading 1,350 units. Sygnus Credit Investments carved out a loss of nine-tenths of a cent to close at 15.7 US cents with an exchange of 256,600 stock units and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.04 of a cent to 0.86 US cent after the swapping of 74,844 stock units.
In the preference segmentEppley 5% preference share ended at US$1.02 with an exchange of 150 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading activity eases on JSE USD market

Trading pulled back on Tuesday from the heightened levels of Monday on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, with the market index declining after trading 74 percent fewer shares than on Monday. 
Trading ended with five securities changing hands compared to eight on Monday and closed with prices of two rising, one declining and two remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index dipped 3.59 points to 186.75. The average PE Ratio ended at 13.7 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market saw an exchange of 146,929 shares, for US$26,156 compared to  555,393 units at US$24,950 on Monday. Trading averaged 29,386 units at US$5,231, in contrast to an average of 69,424 shares at US$3,119 on Monday. Trading ended with an average of 51,134 units at US$4,516 for November.
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 closed at 9 US cents, in trading 31 shares, Proven Investments lost 1.99 cents and ended at 24 US cents, after exchanging 75,413 shares, Sterling Investments lost half a cent to end at 2.45 US cents, with 5,000 stock units changing hands. Sygnus Credit Investments gained one-tenth of a cent to end at 16.6 US cents, in crossing the market with 47,956 shares and Transjamaican Highway ended at 0.90 of a US cent,  trading 18,529 stock units.

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

JSE USD trading picks up

Trading picked up at the end of the month on Monday, with the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rising after exchanging 30 percent more shares changing hands than on Friday.  
Market activity ended with eight stocks trading, up from six on Friday and ended with the prices of four stocks rising, one declining and three remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 2.42 points to settle at 190.34. The average PE Ratio ended at 13.5 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Trading ended with an exchange of 555,393 shares, at US$24,950 versus 427,882 units at US$13,880 on Friday.
Trading averaged 69,424 units at US$3,119, in contrast to 71,314 shares at US$2,313 on Friday. The average, month to date ends 51,134 units at US$4,516, compared to 49,490 units at US$4,641. October averaged 697,808 units for US$17,320.
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 gained 0.35 of a cent to close at 9 US cents, in clearing the market with 10,820 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy closed at US$1.15, with an exchange of 46 units. Productive Business Solutions gained 18 cents to end at 84 US cents after trading 5,952 stock units, Proven Investments advanced 0.99 of a US cent to finish at 25.99 US cents, after 14,259 shares crossed the exchange, Sterling Investments lost nine-tenths of a US cent to close at 2 US cents, with investors swapping 350,000 shares. Sygnus Credit Investments advanced 0.51 of a US cent to settle at 16.5 US cents after 51,732 shares crossed the market and Transjamaican Highway remained at 0.90 of a US cent, with 122,500 shares changing hands.
In the preference segmentEppley 5% preference share closed at US$1.02, with investors swapping 84 units.

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

JSE USD market steadies

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market closed trading on Friday with the market slipping after the price of just one stock closed with a change and 888 percent more shares traded than on Thursday. 
At the close of the market, trading ended with six securities changing hands, the same as on Thursday and ended with the price of one rising and the five remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index fell by 1.83 points to settle at 187.92. 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 427,882 shares, for US$13,880 compared to 43,326 units at US$14,347 on Thursday. The daily trade averaged 71,314 units at US$2,313, in contrast to an average of 7,221 shares at US$2,391 on Thursday. Trading ended with an average of 49,490 units for the month to date at US$4,641, in contrast to 47,912 units at US$4,809. October averaged 697,808 units for US$17,320.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows one stock ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and none with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment closed at 8.65 US cents trading 234 units, Margaritaville remained at 13 US cents, in crossing the exchange with 100 units, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy ended at US$1.15 after trading 30 units. Proven Investments closed at 25 US cents, after exchanging 19,400 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments rose 0.49 of a cent to 15.99 US cents, with an exchange of 36,236 shares and Transjamaican Highway settled at 0.90 of 1 US cent, in a transfer of 371,882 shares.

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

Steady trading for JSE USD market

 The majority of stocks trading held their prices at the close of the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Thursday with the market declining after an exchange of 81 percent fewer shares and 37 percent lesser value than on Wednesday.
At the close of trading six securities changing hands compared to four on Wednesday and ended with the price of one declining and five remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index shed 0.92 points to 189.75. The average PE Ratio is 13.5 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 43,326 shares, for US$14,347 compared to 228,031 units at US$22,823 on Wednesday. The daily trade averaged 7,221 units at US$2,391, compared to 57,008 shares at US$5,706 on Wednesday. Trading ended with an average of 47,912 units for the month to date at US$4,809, in contrast to 51,083 units at US$4,998. October averaged 697,808 units for US$17,320.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows one stock ending with a higher bid than the last selling price and none with lower offers.
At the close of trading, Margaritaville closed at 13 US cents, trading 524 shares, Productive Business Solutions remained at 66 US cents, with an exchange of  29 units. Proven Investments ended at 25 US cents after a transfer of 22,692 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments remained at 15.50 US cents trading 8,753  stock units and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.03 of a cent to settle at 0.90 of 1 US cent with an exchange of 4,500 units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% preference share closed at US$1.05, after exchanging 6,828 units.

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

JSE USD market gains

Prices of more stocks rose than fell on Wednesday, resulting in a rise in the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange after trading 13 percent more shares than on Tuesday.
Trading ended with four securities changing hands, the same as on Tuesday and closed with the price of two stocks rising, one declining and one remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 2.39 points to 190.67. The average PE Ratio is 13.6 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market ended with 228,031 shares trading at $22,823 compared to 201,406 units at S$1,935 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 57,008 units for US$5,706, in contrast to an average of 50,352 shares at US$484 on Tuesday. The market closed with an average of 51,083 units at US$4,998 for the month to date, compared to 50,758 units at US$4,959 on Tuesday. October ended with an average of 697,808 units for US$17,320.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the shows two stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Proven Investments lost half a cent to end at 25 US cents, after trading  12,853 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments gained 1.34 US cents to close at 15.50 US cents, with 117,690 stock units changing hands and Transjamaican Highway inched 0.08 of a cent higher, to end at 0.93 of one US cent, with 97,000 units crossing the exchange.
In the preference segment, Eppley 5% preference share closed at US$1.02, with an exchange of 488 units.

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

JSE USD market closes higher

Prices closed mixed on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Tuesday, with the market index rising after exchanging 35 percent fewer shares than on Monday.  
At the close of the market, trading ended with four securities changing hands compared to five on Monday and ended with the prices of one rising, one declining and two remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index rose 5.44 points to settle at 188.28. The average PE Ratio ended at 13.3 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 201,406 shares at US$1,935 compared to 390,138 units at US$11,832 on Monday.
Trading averaged 50,352 units changing hands at a mere US$484, in contrast to an average of  78,028 shares at US$2,366 on Monday. Month to date trading averaged 50,758 units at US$4,959 in contrast to 50,782 units at US$5,218 on Monday. By comparison, trading in October averaged 697,808 units for US$17,320.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows three stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment gained 0.05 of a cent and closed at 8.65 US cents in an exchange of 1,055 units, Productive Business Solutions remained at 66 US cents, with 51 units changing hands, Proven Investments lost 0.48 of a cent to end at 25.50 US cents, in trading 300 units and Transjamaican Highway remained at 0.85 of 1 US cent after a transfer of 200,000 shares.

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

Stocks fall on JSE USD market

More stocks declined on Monday in the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange than traded on Friday and leading the market index to decline after trading nearly nine times the number of shares traded on Friday. 
Five securities changed hands on Monday compared to two on Friday and closed with the prices of one stock rising, three falling and one remained unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index dropped 9.86 points to 182.84. The average PE Ratio ended at 13.4 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Investors tradeded 390,138 shares for US$11,832 compared to 43,973 units at US$9,230 on Friday.
The average trade ended at 78,028 units for US$2,366, versus 21,987 shares at US$4,615 on Friday. An average of 50,782 units at US$5,218 traded for the month to date compared to 48,653 units at US$5,441 to Friday. October trading averaged 697,808 units at US$17,320.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows two stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment remained at 8.6 US cents after exchanging 1,743 shares, Productive Business Solutions lost 9 US cents to close at 66 US cents, with 609 stock units trading, Proven Investments rose 2.76 US cents to 25.98 US cents after the trading of 31,318 units. Sygnus Credit Investments lost 1.83 US cents to settle at 14.16 US cents while exchanging 6,472 shares and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.04 of a cent and settled at 0.85 of a US cent after exchanging  349,996 units.

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

Slippage in JSE USD market

Trading in the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Friday with limited activity with the market declining for a second day after trading 79 percent fewer shares than on Thursday and values falling 49 percent. 
At the close of the market, trading ended with two securities changing hands compared to six on Thursday and closed with the prices of two declining.
The JSE USD Equities Index shed 1.87 points to settle at 192.70. The average PE Ratio is 13.6 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market continues to trade well below the average activity in October, with an exchange of 43,973 shares accounting for US$9,230 on Friday, compared to 206,695 units at US$18,236 on Thursday. The average trade amounts to 21,987 units changing hands at US$4,615, in contrast to an average of 34,449 shares at US$3,039 on Thursday. Trading ended with an average of 48,653 units for the month to date at US$5,441, compared to 49,514 units at US$5,468. By comparison, October ended with an average of 697,808 units for US$17,320.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows four 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 0.05 of a cent to end at 8.6 US cents, with investors swapping 10,800 stock units and Proven Investments declined by 2.77 US cents to settle at 23.22 US cents after trading 33,173 shares.

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

Trading in more JSE USD companies

Market activity on Thursday led to the trading of shares in more companies on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange than Wednesday, but the market declined after the total volume fell 70 percent from the previous day.
At the close of the market, six securities changed hands compared to four on Wednesday and closed with the prices of two stocks rising, two declining and two remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index declined by 0.99 points to settle at 194.57. The average PE Ratio ended at 13.8 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Trading resulted in an exchange of 206,695 shares for US$18,236 compared to 700,105 units at US$38,808 on Wednesday. The average trade amounts to 34,449 units at US$3,039, in contrast to an average of 175,026 shares at US$9,702 on Wednesday. Trading ended with an average of 49,514 units for the month to date at US$5,468, in contrast to 51,128 units at  US$5,728 on Wednesday. By comparison, 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 three stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Margaritaville traded 100 shares at 13 US cents, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy settled at US$1.15, in exchanging 52 units. Proven Investments lost 0.09 of a cent and ended at 25.99 US cents trading 16,244 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments shed 1.01 US cents to close at  15.99 US cents, with 90,118 units changing hands and Transjamaican Highway gained 0.04 of a cent to end at 0.89 of a US cent after exchanging 100,000 shares.
In the preference segmentEppley 5% preference share lost 1 US cent to end at US$1.02, with the trading of 181 units.

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