No gains for JSE USD market on Monday

There were no stock recording gains at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Monday after the volume of stocks traded fell 19 percent, with a marginally lower value than on Friday.
A total of nine securities were traded, down from 11 on Friday. No stock recorded gains, five declined and four ended unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index fell 3.29 points to end at 224.30. 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 between August this year to August 2023.
Overall, 246,032 shares traded, for US$54,963 compared to 302,622 units at US$59,279 on Friday.
Trading averaged 27,337 units at US$6,107, compared to 27,511 shares at US$5,389 on Friday, with month to date average of 46,342 shares at US$2,813 versus 48,162 units at US$2,498 on the previous day. April ended with an average of 95,379 units for US$3,929.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no 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 finished at 7.9 US cents after trading 1,763 shares, Margaritaville ended at 15 US cents, with ten stock units clearing the market and Productive Business Solutions remained at US$1.18 with an exchange of 57 stocks. Proven Investments fell 0.35 of a cent to close at 26.45 US cents after 159,603 units crossed the market, Sterling Investments shed 0.24 of one cent to end at 2 US cents in exchanging 37,600 units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share declined 0.3 of a cent to 12.65 US cents with 33,609 stock units changing hands and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.04 of one cent in closing at 1.02 US cents after trading 5,400 shares.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share dropped 27 cents after ending at US$1.70 after trading 116 stock units and JMMB Group 6% remained at US$1.02 after exchanging 7,874 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Equal rising and declining stocks

Trading ended on Thursday, with the volume of stocks jumping 1,156 percent and the value 82 percent more than on Wednesday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in nine securities trading, compared to 10 on Wednesday with two rising, two declining and five unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index fell 1.00 points to 223.97.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.5. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Overall, 566,691 shares traded for US$14,366, up from 45,127 units at US$7,903 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 62,966 units at US$1,596, compared to 4,513 shares at US$790 on Wednesday, with month to date average of 50,899 shares at US$2,115 versus 49,431 units at US$2,178 on the previous day. April ended with an average of 95,379 units for US$3,929.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows none ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and one stock with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share lost 0.029 of a cent ending at 7.86 US cents after trading 89 shares, Margaritaville finished at 15 US cents, with 16 stock units crossing the market and Productive Business Solutions remained at US$1.18 in switching ownership of 1,132 stocks. Proven Investments ended at 25.99 US cents with 5,106 units changing hands, Sterling Investments rallied 0.15 cents to end at 2.25 US cents in trading 61,784 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share finished at 12.85 US cents with the swapping of 15,679 stocks. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share advanced 1.8 cents to 13.8 US cents, with 300 stock units crossing the exchange and Transjamaican Highway ended at 1.06 US cents in exchanging 479,246 units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% fell 8 cents to US$1.02 in trading 3,339 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD Market rises

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Wednesday, with the volume and value of stocks traded declining 94 percent and 47 percent, respectively, from Tuesday, resulting in 10 securities changing hands, against nine on Tuesday with three rising, two declining and five ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 3.04 points to end at 224.97.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.5. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year ending to August 2023.
Overall, 45,127 shares traded for US$7,903 compared to 697,907 units at US$14,833 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 4,513 units at US$790, compared to 77,545 shares at US$1,648 on Tuesday, with month to date average of 49,431 shares at US$2,178 versus 56,450 units at US$2,395 on the previous day. April ended with an average of 95,379 units for US$3,929.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows none ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and one stock with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share finished trading 127 shares at 7.89 US cents, Margaritaville ended unchanged at 15 US cents after six units changed hands, Productive Business Solutions remained at US$1.18 in an exchange of 5 stock units. Proven Investments increased 0.97 of one cent to end at 25.99 US cents, with 11,324 stocks crossing the market, Sterling Investments climbed 0.1 of a cent to 2.1 US cents in exchanging 15,906 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share fell 0.1 of a cent to close at 12.85 US cents, trading 2,513 units. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share dropped 0.07 of a cent to end at 12 US cents after trading 4,900 stock units and Transjamaican Highway gained 0.06 of one cent in closing at 1.06 US cents with 8,550 shares changing hands.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% remained at US$2.01 with the swapping of 1,795 stock units and JMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.10, with just one unit crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

More slippage for JSE USD market

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Trading on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks, traded climbing 83 percent with little change in the value compared to Monday, resulting in more stocks declining than rising at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market.
A total of nine securities traded against ten on Monday, with two rising, three falling and four ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.31 points to end at 221.93.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 23.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with their financial year end closing to August 2023.
Overall, 697,907 shares traded, for US$14,833 up from 380,821 units at US$14,951 on Monday. Trading averaged 77,545 units at US$1,648, compared to 38,082 shares at US$1,495 on Monday, with a month to date average of 56,450 shares at  $2,395 versus 52,998 units at US$2,517 on the previous day. April ended with an average of 95,379 units for US$3,929.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share increased 0.81 of a cent to 7.89 US cents after exchanging 49 shares, Margaritaville remained at 15 US cents trading 102 units, Productive Business Solutions finished at US$1.18 in exchanging one stock unit. Proven Investments dropped 0.98 of a cent in closing at 25.02 US cents in switching ownership of 15,111 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share popped 0.34 of one cent to close at 12.94 US cents in exchanging 2,217 stocks, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share shed 2.62 cents in closing at 12.07 US cents while trading 10,000 shares and Transjamaican Highway declined 0.01 of a cent in ending at 1 US cent with the swapping of 668,000 units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% ended unchanged at US$2.01, as 45 stock units crossed the exchange and JMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.10 in trading 2,382 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

More trading for the JSE USD market Friday

Trading on Friday ended with the volume of stocks traded jumping 1,127 percent with a 70 percent value than on Thursday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in more stocks rising than falling.
A total of 10 securities traded, up from seven on Thursday, with four rising, two declining and four ending unchanged.
JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 0.61 points to end at 223.73.
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 closing up to the end of August 2023.
Overall, 1,007,137 shares traded, for US$21,115, up from 82,057 units at US$12,453 on Thursday. Trading averaged 100,714 units at US$2,111, up from 11,722 shares at US$1,779 on Thursday, with a month to date average of 56,313 shares at US$2,744 versus 43,627 units at US$2,925 on the previous day. April ended with an average of 95,379 units for US$3,929.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share advanced 0.85 of one cent to close at 7.9 US cents after exchanging 3,890 shares, Margaritaville remained at 15 US cents in exchanging 34 units, Productive Business Solutions dropped 1 cent to end at US$1.18, with one stock unit clearing the market. Proven Investments finished at 26 US cents trading 34,764 stocks, Sterling Investments rose 0.25 of a cent to 2.25 US cents with an exchange of 50,000 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share increased 0.55 of one cent to 12.95 US cents, with 12,078 stock units changing hands. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share climbed 1.69 cents to close at 14.69 US cents exchanging 13 units and Transjamaican Highway fell 0.02 of a cent to end at 0.98 of one US cent with the swapping of 906,355 shares.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investments preference share ended at US$1.999, after an exchange of just one share and JMMB Group 5.75% ended unchanged at US$2.02 while exchanging one stock unit.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading remains elevated on JSE USD Market

On Wednesday, trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended with the volume of stocks declining by 16 percent with a 12 percent higher value than traded Tuesday, resulting in trading in 11 securities, similar to Tuesday with four rising, two declining and five ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index fell 1.15 points to end at 223.61.
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.
A total of 365,713 shares traded for US$39,700 compared to 433,985 units at US$35,454 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 33,247 units at US$3,609, versus 39,453 shares at US$3,223 on Tuesday, with a month to date average of 51,603 shares at US$3,211 versus 63,480 units at US$2,953 on the previous day. April ended with an average of 95,379 units for US$3,929.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows none ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and two with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share lost 0.9 of a cent in ending at 7.05 US cents while exchanging 51,317 shares, Margaritaville remained at 15.99 US cents in trading 14 stocks, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy ended unchanged at US$1.26, with one stock unit crossing the market. Productive Business Solutions climbed 1 cent to close at US$1.19 with the swapping of two units, Proven Investments rose 0.19 of a cent to 25.99 US cents, with 83,622 shares changing hands, Sterling Investments advanced 0.07 of a cent to 2.17 US cents trading two units. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share finished at 12.95 US cents in an exchange of 100,750 shares and Transjamaican Highway declined 0.04 cents in closing at 0.98 US cents, with 130,000 stocks clearing the market.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investments preference share remained at US$1.999 in exchanging one share. JMMB Group 5.75% ended unchanged at US$2.02 after two units were traded and JMMB Group 6% increased 0.23 of a cent to end at US$1.10 trading two stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Expanded trading for JSEUSD market

Trading ended on Tuesday,  with the volume of shares changing hands declining by 33 percent but with 140 percent greater value than Monday, on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in 11 securities trading, compared to six on Monday with seven declining and four ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index dipped 0.41 points to end at 224.76.
The PE Ratioa 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.
A total of 433,985 shares were traded, for US$35,454 compared to 645,181 units at US$14,754 on Monday.
Trading averaged 9,453 units at US$3,223, versus 107,530 shares at US$2,459 on Monday, with a month to date average of 63,480 stock units at US$2,953April ended with an average of 95,379 units for US$3,929.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share remained at 7.95 US cents in switching ownership of 8,290 shares, Margaritaville fell 0.01 of a cent after ending at 15.99 US cents, with 634 stocks clearing the market, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy ended unchanged at US$1.26 trading 2 stock units. Productive Business Solutions fell 1 cent to US$1.18 in an exchange of three units, Proven Investments lost 0.19 of a cent in closing at 25.8 US cents and 78,144 shares crossing the market, Sterling Investments declined 0.1 of a cent in closing at 2.1 US cents and trading 13,110 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share finished at 12.95 US cents, with 47,993 units changing hands, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share shed 1.69 cents to close at 13 US cents while exchanging 145 stock units and Transjamaican Highway ended unchanged at 1.02 US cents with the swapping of 283,196 stock units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% shed one cent in ending at US$2.02 in trading 2,467 stocks and JMMB Group 6% declined 0.23 of a cent to close at US$1.0977 in trading one unit.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD Market ends April up

Trading on Friday ended with the volume of shares changing hands declining by 99 percent with a 91 percent lower than on Thursday, at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in eight securities trading, compared to 10 on Thursday with four rising and four ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 1.35 points to end at 226.55.
The PE Ratioa measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.7The PE ratio is computed using ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the next financial year ending to the end of August 2023.
A mere 12,986 shares traded for US$3,165 compared to 1,085,520 units at US$33,620 on Thursday. Trading averaged 1,623 units at US$396, compared to 108,552 shares at US$3,362 on Thursday, with a month to date average of 95,379 shares at US$3,929 versus 100,814 units at US$4,134 on the previous day. March ended with an average of 59,258 units for US$6,669.
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 gained 0.05 of a cent to 7.95 US cents in switching ownership of 2,484 shares, Margaritaville closed at 16 US cents after 133 units were traded, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy remained at US$1.26, with two stock units crossing the marketProductive Business Solutions traded 17 stocks at US$1.19, Proven Investments popped 1.68 cents to 25.99 US cents with 5,357 shares changing handsSygnus Credit Investments USD share ended at 12.9 US cents in an exchange of 27 stock units and Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share increased 0.89 of a cent to close at 14.69 US cents with an exchange of 4,150 units.
In the preference segment, JMMB Group 6% climbed 10.99 cents to end at US$1.10 with 816 stock units crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Recovery for JSE USD Market

Trading on Thursday, ended the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, with the volume and value of shares changing hands rising by 2,008 percent and 169 percent respectively higher than on Wednesday, resulting in more stocks rising than falling.
A total of  10 securities traded, up from five on Wednesday, with five rising, two declining and three ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 11.21 points to end at 225.20.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.7. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending, up to the end of August 2023.
A total of 1,085,520 shares were traded, for US$33,620 compared to 51,502 units at US$12,484 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 108,552 units at US$3,362, compared to 10,300 shares at US$2,497 on Wednesday, with the month to date average of 100,814 shares at US$4,134 versus 100,209 units at US$4,194 on the previous day. March ended with an average of 59,258 units for US$6,669.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share remained at 7.9 US cents after 75 shares crossed the market, Margaritaville ended unchanged at 16 US cents with the swapping of 24 stocks, Productive Business Solutions rallied 16 cents to US$1.19, with 410 stock units clearing the market. Proven Investments popped 0.2 of a cent to close at 24.31 US cents in switching ownership of 12,818 units, Sterling Investments increased 0.1 of one cent in closing at 2.2 US cents in trading 143 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share finished at 12.9 US cents while exchanging 12,045 units. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share gained 1.73 cents to end at 13.8 US cents in trading 130 stocks and Transjamaican Highway fell 0.07 of a cent to close at 0.99 of one US cent, with 1,042,640 shares changing hands.
In the preference segment, Eppley 6% preference share advanced 14.4 cents to US$1.104 in exchanging 2,000 stock units and JMMB Group 6% lost 0.99 of one cent in ending at 99.01 US cents after trading 15,235 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Big fall for JSE USD market

Trading on Wednesday on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended with the volume of shares changing hands declining 64 percent, with 32 percent less than on Tuesday and resulted in five securities traded, compared to nine on Tuesday with none rising, three falling and two ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index dropped 10.72 points to end at 203.91.
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 in August 2023.
51,502 shares traded for US$12,484 compared to 144,543 units at US$18,342 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 10,300 units at US$2,497 compared to 16,060 shares at US$2,038 on Tuesday, with month to date average of 100,209 shares at US$4,194 versus 103,864 units at US$4,263 on the previous day. March ended with an average of 59,258 units for US$6,669.
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 7.9 US cents with 82 shares clearing the market, Productive Business Solutions declined 16 cents to close at US$1.03 after exchanging 31 stocks, Proven Investments shed 0.89 of a cent to end at 24.11 US cents in swapping 48,279 units. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended unchanged at 12.9 US cents, with 2,610 stock units crossing the exchange and Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share fell 2.62 cents in closing at 12.07 US cents with the swapping of 500 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.