More slippage for JSE USD stocks

Trading on Friday ended with the volume of stocks traded on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market jumping 117 percent with a moderate increase in the value compared to Thursday, resulting in eight securities trading, compared to 11 on Thursday with three rising, one declining and four ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index slipped 1.05 points to end at 209.96.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.2. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year ending up to August 2023.
A total of 557,891 shares were traded for US$51,094 versus 257,178 units at US$48,070 on Thursday. Trading averaged 69,736 units at US$6,387, compared to 23,380 shares at US$4,370 on Thursday, with a month to date average of 43,590 shares at US$3,011 versus 42,005 units at US$2,806 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 ending with a bid higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share rallied 0.04 of a cent to close at 7.94 US cents after exchanging 124 shares, Margaritaville remained at 15 US cents with an exchange of 38 units, Productive Business Solutions finished at 98 US cents while exchanging 1,730 stock units. Proven Investments gained 0.25 of one cent in closing at 26.75 US cents after exchanging 108,122 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share declined 0.49 of a cent to 12.5 US cents with 147,875 stock units changing hands and Transjamaican Highway ended unchanged at 1 US cent in an exchange of 300,000 shares.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% climbed 29.3 cents to close at US$2.323 with the swapping of one share and JMMB Group 6% remained at US$1.10 trading just one share.

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

JSE USD market in 6% dive

Some 208 percent more funds entered the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Thursday over Wednesday and led to the volume of stocks traded rising 77 percent from that on the previous day, resulting in 11 securities changing hands, compared to eight on Wednesday with four rising, three declining and four ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index dropped 11.85 points, or 5.6 percent, to 211.01.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.2. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
A total of 257,178 shares traded for US$48,070, up from 145,513 units at US$15,594 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 23,380 units at US$4,370, compared to 18,189 shares at US$1,949 on Wednesday, with a month to date average of 42,005 shares at US$2,806 versus 43,699 units at US$2,664 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 two with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share shed 0.04 of a cent to end at 7.9 US cents in trading 42 shares, Margaritaville ended unchanged at 15 US cents, with 12 stocks clearing the market, Productive Business Solutions declined 20 cents to 98 US cents in exchanging 1,002 units. Proven Investments advanced 0.05 of one cent in closing at 26.5 US cents with 148,102 stock units changing hands, Sterling Investments climbed 0.16 of a cent to close at 2.16 US cents an exchange of 2,165 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share increased 0.59 of a cent to 12.99 US cents after exchanging 43 shares. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share finished at 12.5 US cents after trading 2,293 units and Transjamaican Highway fell 0.02 of a cent to 1 US cent after 100,000 stocks changed hands.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.70 in an exchange of 117 stocks, JMMB Group 5.75% popped 2 cents to US$2.03, with 3,400 shares crossing the market and JMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.10 with two units crossing the exchange.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Low keyed trading for JSE USD market

Trading remained low keyed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 61 percent, with an 8 percent lower value than on Tuesday, and ended, with eight securities trading, against 10 on Tuesday with three rising, two declining and three ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index slipped 0.32 points to end at 223.86. 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 between September 2022 and August 2023.
Overall, 145,513 shares traded for US$15,594 compared to 368,735 units at US$16,968 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 18,189 units at US$1,949, compared to 36,874 shares at US$1,697 on Tuesday, with a month to date average of 43,699 shares at US$2,664 versus 45,504 units at US$2,714 on the previous day. Tuesday. April ended with an average of 95,379 units for US$3,929.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share rallied 0.04 of a cent to 7.94 US cents, with 9,698 shares crossing the exchange, Margaritaville remained at 15 US cents in an exchange of 58 stock units, Productive Business Solutions popped 1 cent to end at US$1.18 after exchanging one stock. Proven Investments finished at 26.45 US cents trading 1,527 stocks, Sterling Investments ended at 2 US cents with the swapping of 40,399 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share fell 0.59 of a cent to 12.4 US cents, with 81,861 shares clearing the market and Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share dropped 2.14 cents to 12.5 US cents while exchanging 10,000 units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% climbed 0.23 of one cent in closing at US$1.10 after 1,969 stock units changed hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Rising stocks edged out losers

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At the close of trading on Tuesday, the volume of stocks exchanged rose 50 percent as the value fell 69 percent from Monday’s activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in more stocks rising than falling.
Compared to nine on Monday, ten securities were traded, with three rising, two declining and five ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.12 points to end at 223.18.
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 up to August 2023.
Overall, 368,735 shares traded for US$16,968 versus 246,032 units at US$54,963 on Monday. Trading averaged 36,874 units at US$1,697, compared to 27,337 shares at US$6,107 on Monday, with month to date average of 45,504 shares at US$2,714 versus 46,342 units at US$2,813 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 one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share ended unchanged at 7.9 US cents in an exchange of 21 shares, Margaritaville finished at 15 US cents trading 62 units, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy fell 6 cents to US$1.20 with 150 stock units clearing the market. Productive Business Solutions dropped 1 cent to US$1.17 with just one stock crossing the market, Proven Investments remained at 26.45 US cents after exchanging 12,853 stock units, Sterling Investments finished at 2 US cents, with 91,834 units changing hands. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share rose 0.34 of one cent to 12.99 US cents trading 61,361 stocks and Transjamaican Highway ended at 1.02 US cents with an exchange of 200,940 shares.
In the preference segmentEppley 6% preference share rallied 16.7 cents in closing at US$1.127, with 1,509 stock units crossing the exchange and JMMB Group 6% popped 7.77 cents after ending at US$1.0977 in switching ownership of 4 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

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.