Ciboney stunning rise clocks gains of 783%

Ciboney continues to create waves in the Jamaican financial market. The price closed at a fresh new multi-year high not seen since 1993. In Wednesday’s trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market, the stock last traded at $2.13 with year to date gain of 783 percent.

New record high for the JSE Junior Market.

Trading on Wednesday with the market rising modestly, with 47 securities changing hands, down from 46 on Tuesday and closed with 18 rising, 16 declining and 13 remaining unchanged.
The All Jamaican Composite Index advanced 173.69 points to 430,236.99, the Main Index rose 148.82 points to 392,387.19 and the JSE Financial Index shed 0.33 points to close at 99.80.
The PE Ratio averages 16.9 based on ICInsider.com forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Some 45 percent more shares traded with a 17 percent dip in value than on Tuesday as 29,447,608 shares traded for $158,590,501 compared to 20,247,118 units at $191,400,586 on Tuesday. Pulse Investments led trading with 47.5 percent of total volume, after 13.98 million shares changed hands, followed by Sagicor Select Manufacturing & Distribution Fund 17.9 percent with 5.27 million, Transjamaican Highway accounted for 13.8 percent with 4.06 million units, Ciboney Group chipped in 5.1 percent for 1.52 million units and Sagicor Select Financial Fund 4.2 percent with 1.25 million units.
Trading for the day averaged 626,545 units at $3,374,266, compared to 440,155 shares at $4,160,882 on Tuesday. Trading month to date averaged 403,340 units at $2,586,520 for each security, in contrast to 389,008 units at $2,535,940 on the prior trading day. Trading in January closed with an average of 311,275 units at $1,432,133.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading has eleven stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of trading, Caribbean Cement lost 50 cents to finish at $62.50 in transferring 51,901 shares, Carreras rose 39 cents to $7.70, with the swapping of 211,134 stock units, Ciboney Group closed 41 cents higher at a 36 years record of $2.12, with 1,515,402 units crossing the market. Eppley climbed $3 to $28, with an exchange of 9,867 stock units, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund fell 52 cents to $41, with 8,710 stock units crossing the market, Grace Kennedy advanced $3.50 to $80, with 530,278 units changing hands. JMMB Group gained 44 cents to end at $33, in trading 50,399 shares, Key Insurance ended 39 cents lower at $5, after exchanging 74,836 stock units, Kingston Wharves dipped 30 cents to $46.20, with a transfer of 11,753 stocks. Mayberry Investments lost 21 cents to end at $5.29, after an exchange of 42,700 stock units, Mayberry Jamaican Equities slipped 23 cents to $7, in an exchange of 7,762 shares, 138 Student Living fell $1.40 to $5.10 in exchanging two shares. Palace Amusement fell $199.90 to a 52 weeks’ low of $800, with 380 stocks crossing the market, Sagicor Group gained 31 cents to end at $51.31, in an exchange of 12,316 stocks, Salada Foods rose $1.51 to $41.50, with the swapping of 4,036 shares. Scotia Group closed 75 cents higher at $42.50, with 267,313 stock units crossing the exchange, Seprod advanced $1.54 to $69.54 trading 26,590 shares, Stanley Motta lost 35 cents to close at $5 in exchanging 31,207 units. Sygnus Credit Investments advanced 99 cents to $15.49 after transferring 70,560 stock units and Wisynco Group rose 90 cents to $16.45, with investors switching ownership of 73,639 shares.

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

Ciboney stunning 613% two months’ gain

Ciboney Group continued its extraordinary run by climbing 31 cents to finish at a new multi-year high of $1.71 on Tuesday with trading 1,438,112 units being bought by stock market investors as they pushed the gains for the year to date to 613 percent, with the stock being the leading winner of on the market so far in 2021.
Trading ended with stocks playing hopscotch, one day up one day down, on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market, with the market declining after almost the same number of stocks rose as fell. The value of trading climbed 202 percent, with only 23 percent more shares exchanged than on Monday.
The All Jamaican Composite Index lost 513.21 points to end at 430,063.30, the Main Index shed 464.43 points to 392,238.37 and the JSE Financial Index lost 0.33 points to settle at 100.13.
Trading ended with 46 securities changing hands, down from 47 on Monday and closed with 19 stocks rising, 20 declining and seven remaining unchanged. The PE Ratio averages 17 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Traders swapped 20,247,118 shares for $191,400,586 up from 16,438,991 units at $63,472,730 on Monday. Transjamaican Highway led trading with 24.1 percent of total volume, after an exchange of 4.88 million shares followed by Sagicor Select Financial Fund 16.9 percent with 3.41 million units, Wigton Windfarm 11.3 percent for 2.29 million units. QWI Investments ended with 9.8 percent of the day’s trade for 1.99 million units, Ciboney Group 7.1 percent for 1.44 million units, Sagicor Manufacturing & Distribution Fund with 6 percent for 1.22 million units and Grace Kennedy with 5.2 percent market share for 1.05 million units.
Trading for the day averaged 440,155 units at $4,160,882, versus 349,766 shares at $1,350,484 on Monday. Trading month to date averaged 389,008 units at $2,535,940, in contrast to 385,578 units at $2,426,979 on the prior trading day. Trading in January closed with an average of 311,275 units at $1,432,133.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows nine stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Eppley finished 90 cents higher at $25 in trading 30,782 shares. Grace Kennedy shed 50 cents to $76.50, after clearing the market with 1,052,007 stocks. Jamaica Producers gained 20 cents in closing at $20.20, with 2,209 stocks changing hands. Jamaica Stock Exchange advanced $1.15 to $18.86, with 17,936 units crossing the exchange, JMMB Group ended 44 cents lower at $32.56 after transferring 44,530 shares, Kingston Wharves climbed $1.50 to $46.50 after an exchange of 2,500 stocks. 138 Student Living rose 45 cents to $6.50 after exchanging 8,916 units, PanJam Investment shed 50 cents to end at $65, in switching ownership of 43,014 shares, Proven Investments lost 33 cents to $37.20 trading 11,441 stock units, Sagicor Group fell 70 cents to $51 with 20,215 stocks clearing the market. Salada Foods advanced $2.99 to $39.99, with the swapping of 40,380 units, Scotia Group declined by $1.25 to $41.75, after exchanging 132,995 shares, Seprod shed $1 in closing at $68 with 3,164 stock units changing hands. Sygnus Credit Investments fell $1.10 to $14.50, in exchanging 51,037 units and Wisynco Group shed 95 cents to close at $15.55, with 94,561 shares changing hands.
In the preference segment, Eppley 8.75% preference share shed 55 cents in closing at $6.85, with 634 units crossing the market.

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

JSE majors enjoy market index rise

Stocks ended a mixed day of trading with the market indices climbing at the close of trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market ended trading on Monday even after more stocks declined than rose, with 46 percent more shares trading than on Friday.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index gained 1,612.03 points to 430,576.51, the Main Index climbed 1,458.81 points to 392,702.80 and the JSE Financial Index gained 0.87 points to settle at 100.46.
Trading ended with 47 active securities, up from 46 on Friday, with 13 rising, 20 declining and 14 remaining unchanged. The PE Ratio closed with an average of 17.1 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Traders exchanged 16,438,991 shares for $63,472,730 compared to 11,266,697 units at $57,405,399 on Friday. Transjamaican Highway led trading with 26.1 percent of total volume, after 4.29 million shares changed hands followed by Wigton Windfarm with 16.1 percent for 2.64 million units. Sagicor Select Financial Fund accounted for 13.5 percent market share with 2.23 million units, Ciboney Group 11.2 percent with 1.84 million units, Sagicor Select Manufacturing & Distribution Fund 8.2 percent for 1.34 million units and QWI Investments with 6.3 percent of the day’s trade for 1.04 million units.
Trading for the day averaged 349,766 units at $1,350,484, compared to 244,928 shares at $1,247,943 on Friday. Trading month to date averaged 385,578 units at $2,426,979, versus 388,213 units at $2,506,158 on Friday. Trading in January averaged 311,275 units at $1,432,133.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows nine stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At close of trading, Berger Paints rose 57 cents to $13.88, with 180 shares changing hands, Ciboney Group increased 7 cents to a new multi-year high of $1.40 with an exchange of 1,842,996 stock units, First Rock Capital dropped $1 to $15, trading 1,594 stock units, Jamaica Producers lost 32 cents at $20, with the swapping of 36,429 stocks. Jamaica Stock Exchange shed $1.29 to close at $17.71 after trading 26,436 units, JMMB Group rose 50 cents to $33, with a transfer of 36,696 shares, Key Insurance closed 30 cents lower at $5.20, with an exchange of 48,232 units. Kingston Wharves lost 55 cents to end at $45, with 5,651 shares crossing the market, Palace Amusement climbed $92.99 to $999.99 after exchanging 52 stock units. 138 Student Living fell $1.95 to $6.05 in exchanging 82,943 shares, PanJam Investment dipped 52 cents to $65.50, in an exchange of 25,618 units, Proven Investments shed 46 cents to $37.53 with 2,000 shares changing hands. Sagicor Group rose $1.60 to $51.70, with 13,166 stocks crossing the exchange, Salada Foods declined by $3 to $37, with the swapping of 23,788 shares, Scotia Group advanced by $2 to $43 after exchanging 54,147 units. Seprod climbed $2.15 to $69, with 16,385 stock units changing hands, Stanley Motta lost 25 cents in closing at $5.20 trading 418 shares and Sygnus Credit Investments rose $1.17 to $15.60, in transferring 69,924 stocks.
In the preference segment, JMMB Group 7.25% rose 35 cents to $1.60 trading 7,856 shares.

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

Rising stocks dominate JSE USD market

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Stocks mostly rose on Monday from a slightly reduced volume of shares passing through the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange and ending with the market regaining lost ground after trading 16 percent fewer shares than on Friday and ending with 39 percent greater value.
Trading ended with four securities changing hands, down from seven on Friday, ending with three rising and one declining, with the JSE USD Equity Index gaining 3.99 points to 196.07. The PE Ratio averages 13.7 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 457,310 shares for US$29,021 compared to 543,918 units at US$20,823 on Friday.
Trading averaged 114,328 units at US$7,255, in contrast to 77,703 shares at US$2,975 on Friday. Trading averaged 74,357 units for the month to date at US$10,415 in contrast to 72,383 units at US$10,571 on the prior trading day. By comparison, January ended with an average of 121,154 units for US$15,408.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital gained 0.09 of a cent in closing at 8.99 US cents, with 153,079 stock units crossing the market, Proven Investments rose 0.01 of a cent to close at 26 US cents trading 48,631 shares. Sterling Investments lost 0.19 of a cent at 2.20 US cents after trading 24,343 stocks and Transjamaican Highway rose 0.03 of a cent in closing at 0.94 of a US cents after switching ownership of 231,257 shares.

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

Consistent trading for JSE USD market

Trading remains consistent at the close on Friday with seven securities changing hands for a third consecutive day with the US dollar market index slipping for a second day after 14 percent fewer shares changed hands than on Thursday, resulting in the total value falling 92 percent, from the prior day.
Trading closed with the prices of two stocks rising, one declining and four remaining unchanged, with the JSE USD Equity Index losing 1.15 points to end at 192.08. The PE Ratio averages 13.7 based on ICInsider.com forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 543,918 shares for US$20,823, down from 633,561 units at US$275,891 on Thursday. Trading averaged 77,703 units at US$2,975, well off the 90,509 shares at US$39,413 on Thursday. Trading for the month to date averaged 72,383 units at US$10,571, in contrast to 71,880 units at US$11,290 on the prior trading day. January averaged 121,154 units for US$15,408.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with bids higher than their last selling prices nor with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital shed 0.08 of a cent to close at 8.9 US cents, in exchanging 3,767 stocks, Margaritaville settled at 11 US cents with the transfer of 3,500 stock units, Proven Investments gained 0.29 of a cent to close at 25.99 US cents trading 2,255 units. Sterling Investments ended at 2.39 US cents, with 1,000 stock units changing hands, Sygnus Credit Investments remained at 14.95 US cents after transferring 16,675 shares and Transjamaican Highway gained 0.06 of a cent in closing at 0.91 of a US cent, trading 510,377 shares.
In the preference segment, JMMB Group 5.75% remained at US$2.03, with an exchange of 6,344 units.

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

Trading picks up for JSE USD stocks

Trading ended on Tuesday, with the market index slipping after trading volume rose 17 percent over Monday level, with more stocks rising than falling on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange.
Seven securities traded, compared to six on Monday with four rising, two declining and one remaining unchanged.
JSE USD Equity Index lost 3.77 points to end at 199.99. The average PE Ratio ends at 14 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 73,195 shares for US$12,725, up from 62,513 units at US$10,864 on Monday.
Trading averages 10,456 shares at US$1,818, close to 10,419 shares at US$1,811 on Monday. Trading for the month to date averaged 69,933 units at US$8,351 in contrast to 76,872 units at US$9,114 on Monday. By comparison, January ended with an average of 121,154 units for US$15,408.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with the bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the 1 PM close, First Rock Capital rose 0.01 of a cent to 8.95 US cents with 32,375 shares clearing the market, Proven Investments fell one cent in closing at 25.4 US cents with 8,193 units trading, Sterling Investments rose 0.09 of a cent to 2.39 US cents with 900 stocks clearing the market. Sygnus Credit Investments settled at 14.5 US cents trading 2,901 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments dropped 0.5 of a cent to end at 14.5 US cents trading 2,400 stock units and Transjamaican Highway advanced 0.03 of a cent to 0.94 of a US cent with 23,060 units crossing the exchange.
In the preference segment, JMMB Group 5.75% increased 2 US cents to close at US$2.02, with owners switching 3,366 stock units.

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

Highest 5 weeks’ close for JSE majors

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market ended trading on Monday with the market rising after more stocks advanced than declined, with 47 percent increase in the number of shares exchanged over Friday, with values down 57 percent as the market closed another session with gains to land it a five weeks’ high.
The two main market indices are now down less than a percent for the year to date, as the All Jamaican Composite Index gained 2,037.03 points to end at 430,050.61, the Main Index rose 1,848.31 points to 392,126.85 and the JSE Financial Index added 0.50 points to settle at 99.86.
Trading ended with 45 securities changing hands, up from 43 on Friday and closed with prices of 21 stocks rising, 16 declining and eight remaining unchanged. The PE Ratio averages 16.7 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Traders exchanged 21,102,556 shares for $91,864,402 versus 14,347,348 units at $215,600,304 on Friday. Wigton Windfarm led trading with 41.2 percent of total volume, after an exchange of 8.69 million shares followed by Transjamaican Highway with 9.1 percent for 1.93 million units, Radio Jamaica 8.4 percent with 1.77 million units, QWI Investments 7.5 percent with 1.59 million units, 138 Student Living with 6.7 percent for 1.41 million units and Pulse Investments with 5.9 percent market share for 1.25 million units changing hands.
Trading for the day averaged 468,946 units at $2,041,431, compared to 333,659 shares at $5,013,961 on Friday. The month to date averages 431,223 units at $2,808,510 for each security, in contrast to 427,484 units at $2,884,542 on Friday. Trading in January averaged 311,275 units at $1,432,133.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading has 12 stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and six with lower offers.
At the 1 PM close, Barita Investments gained 90 cents to close at $81.90 after exchanging 89,939 shares. Berger Paints rose $2 to $14 trading 19,324 stock units, Caribbean Cement shed 92 cents to close at $63, with 8,947 units changing hands, Carreras rose 25 cents to $7.25, after an exchange of 762,237 stocks. Ciboney Group gained 9 cents to end at 52 weeks’ high of 64 cents in exchanging 661,348 stocks, Eppley rose $1.70 to $23.65, with 9,455 shares clearing the market, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund gained 30 cents to close at $41.50 trading 600 units. Grace Kennedy declined $2.50 to $80 after 206,995 units crossed the exchange, JMMB Group rose 75 cents to $33, with a transfer of 276,152 shares, Key Insurance finished 63 cents higher at $5.63, with an exchange of 186,568 stock units. Kingston Wharves fell by 80 cents to $47, trading 1,054 stock units, Mayberry Investments gained 25 cents to close at $5.75 trading 6,091 units, 138 Student Living rose $1 to $5, in a transfer of 1,412,958 stocks. Pan Jam Investment declined $2.10 to $67.90 with the switching of ownership of 300 units, Proven Investments picked up 48 cents to end at $37.98 trading 5,283 stocks, Sagicor Group rose $1 in closing at $51, after exchanging 15,027 stocks. Scotia Group gained 47 cents to end at $42.97, with 52,903 shares changing hands, Seprod dropped $4 to close at $66 with 18,360 stock units changing hands, Supreme Ventures gained 50 cents to end $16, after 38,681 stocks crossed the market. Sygnus Credit Investments shed $1.25 to $14.50, in exchanging 383,772 stock units and Victoria Mutual Investments lost 28 cents to settle at $5.51 and to transfer 139,505 shares.
In the preference segment, Eppley 8.75% preference share rose 55 cents ending at $7.40, in exchanging 420 stocks and Eppley 8.25% fell by $1.90 in closing at $6.10 trading 144 units.

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

Big jump in JSE USD trading on Friday

Trading on Friday resulted in the volume of shares changing hands rising 137 percent over Thursday’s levels, resulting in rising stocks edging out falling ones on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange.  
Trading ended with seven securities changing hands at the close, compared to six on Thursday and ended with the prices of three stocks rising, two declining and two remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equity Index gained 0.22 points to end at 196.84. The average PE Ratio ends at 13.8 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 913,583 shares for US$70,708 up from 385,820 units at US$23,055 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 130,512 units at US$10,101, up from 64,303 shares at US$3,842 on Thursday. Trading averaged 84,256 units for the month to date at US$9,925 in contrast to 77,367 units at US$9,899 on Thursday. By comparison, January ended with an average of 121,154 units for US$15,408.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ending with the bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the close of trading, First Rock Capital gained 0.94 of a cent to end at 8.94 US cents in exchanging 662,284 shares, Proven Investments carved out a gain of 0.01 of a cent to close at 25.01 US cents, with 809 stocks crossing the market. The Jamaican dollar-based Sygnus Credit Investments gained 2.5 cents ending at 14.5 US cents in exchanging 400 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments shed 0.84 of a cent to close at 15.04 US cents in trading 7,911 stocks and Transjamaican Highway shed 0.05 of a cent to close at 0.9 of a US cent with 230,224 stocks changing hands.
In the preference segment, JMMB Group 5.75% remained at US$2 trading 2,000 shares and JMMB Group 6% stayed at US$1.01 with 9,955 shares changing hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Grounds lost by JSE Majors

Stocks gave back much of the gains generated on Wednesday with a loss of 77 percent of the gains in the market indices on Thursday at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market after 66 percent fewer shares were exchanged at half the values of Wednesday traded.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index declined by 2,490.53 points to 423,264.65, the Main Index shed 2,253.82 points to 385,973.65 and the JSE Financial Index gained 0.19 points to settle at 98.48.
Trading ended with 44 securities changing hands, down from 48 on Wednesday and closed with prices of 21 stocks rising, 15 declining and eight remaining unchanged. The PE Ratio closed with an average of 16.4 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
Traders exchanged 14,742,217 shares for $112,092,139 compared to 43,738,990 units at $240,182,541 on Wednesday. QWI Investments led trading with 29.1 percent of total volume, after exchanging 4.29 million shares followed by Wigton Windfarm with 26.7 percent for 3.92 million units, Sagicor Select Manufacturing & Distribution Fund with 10.6 percent with 1.57 million units and Transjamaican Highway with 7.1 percent of the day’s trade for 1.04 million units.
Trading for the day averaged 335,050 units at $2,547,549, down from 911,229 shares at $5,003,803 on Wednesday. The month to date averaged 437,301 units at $2,661,756, in contrast to 449,559 units at $2,675,448 on Wednesday. Trading in January averaged 311,275 units at $1,432,133.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading shows eleven stocks ending with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Barita Investments rose $1.06 to close at $80, with 588,158 stock units clearing the market, Caribbean Cement fell $1.89 to $60.11 with 4,366 shares changing hands. Ciboney Group rose 3 cents in closing at a 52 weeks’ high of 44 cents in an exchange of 238,374 stock units, Eppley advanced $1.95 to $21.95, trading 3,055 units. Grace Kennedy climbed $3 to a 52 weeks’ high of $85 after exchanging 75,489 stocks, Jamaica Broilers gained 45 cents to close at $27 transferring 216,267 shares, Jamaica Producers slipped 80 cents to $19.70 with the swapping of 201,327 units. Jamaica Stock Exchange gained $1.14 to end at $18.80 trading 11,400 stocks, Kingston Wharves declined by $1.50 to $46.50 after 160 shares crossed the market, NCB Financial rose $1 to close at $137, in exchanging 50,970 stock units. PanJam Investment finished $1.19 higher at $66.19 trading 3,371 units, Portland JSX shed 79 cents to $8.01 with an exchange of 6,410 stock units, Proven Investments closed 60 cents lower at $37.40, trading 7,985 units. Salada Foods rose 90 cents to end at $40.90 with 4,399 stock units changing hands, Scotia Group fell $1.50 to $42.50 after exchanging 147,223 stocks, Seprod declined by $1.01 to $65.01 trading 16,487 stocks. Supreme Ventures slid $1.10 to $16, in transferring 113,376 stock units and Victoria Mutual Investments lost 28 cents to close at $5.51 after crossing the market with 6,600 shares.
In the preference segment, Eppley 8.25% rose $1 to close at $8 with 3,529 units clearing the market and Productive Business Solutions 9.75% preference share gained 50 cents to end at $110.50 with one stock unit changing hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD market declines

In trading on Thursday no stock gained on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange after six securities changed, compared to seven on Wednesday and the market ended with the prices, five declining and one remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equity Index lost 3.28 points to end at 196.62 and the average PE Ratio ends at 13.6 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 56.52 percent more shares on Wednesday as 385,820 changed hands with a value of US$23,055 compared to 246,502 units at US$25,213 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 64,303 units changing hands at US$3,842, in contrast to 35,215 shares at US$3,602 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 77,367 units for the month to date at US$9,899 in contrast to 79,279 units at US$10,785 on Wednesday. By comparison, January ended with an average of 121,154 units for US$15,408.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital ended at 8 US cents trading 225,586 shares, Proven Investments shed 1 cent in closing at 25 US cents in switching ownership of 10,040 units, Sygnus Credit Investments lost 0.03 of a cent to close at 15.88 US cents trading 744 stocks and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.02 of a cent to close at O.95 of one US cent, with 148,775 stock units changing hands.
In the preference segment of the market, JMMB Group 5.75% lost 3 US cents to end at US$2 while trading 245 stock units and JMMB Group 6% dropped 1 cent to end at US$1.01 with the swapping of 430 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.