Volumes plunged on the JSE USD market

The trading volume of stocks plunged 61 percent, with a 13 percent lower value than Wednesday on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Thursday, resulting in five securities changing hands, compared to seven on Wednesday with two rising, two declining and one ending unchanged.
A total of 16,740 shares were traded for US$20,385 compared to 43,378 units at US$18,048 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 3,348 units at US$4,077 compared with 6,197 shares at US$2,578 on Wednesday, with a month to date average of 25,414 shares at US$3,446 versus 26,231 units at US$3,422 on the previous day. October ended with an average of 40,972 units for US$2,277.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 4.33 points to end at 229.44.
The PE Ratio is a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.6. The PE ratio incorporates ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and five with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share dipped 0.02 of a cent to close at 7.58 US cents with the swapping of 1,549 shares, Proven Investments rose 1.7 cents to 19.7 US cents as six stocks passed through the market and Sterling Investments popped 0.1 of a cent to end at 2.1 US cents with investors transferring 61 units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% remained at US$2 with a transfer of 5,000 stock units and JMMB Group 6% lost 7 cents in ending at US$1 after trading 10,124 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD Market plunges

The JSE US Denominated Equities market suffered a major reversal in trading on Friday, with the market index plunging 29.58 points to 227.27 after the major rise earlier in the week resulting from a big move by Productive Business Solutions was reversed and Proven Investments falling to a 52 weeks’ low as trading ended, with the volume of stocks exchanged rising 174 percent, valued 222 percent more than Thursday’s trades and resulting in an exchange of 10 securities, the same as on Thursday and ended with two rising, two declining and six unchanged.
A total of 182,935 shares were traded for US$22,001 compared to 66,713 units at US$6,828 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 18,294 units at US$2,200, versus 6,671 shares at US$683 on Thursday, with month to date average of 28,308 shares at US$3,437 versus 29,309 units at US$3,560 on the previous day. October ended with an average of 40,972 units for US$2,277.
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 between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share dipped 0.5 of a cent in closing at 7.1 US cents with an exchange of 20,000 shares, Productive Business Solutions remained at US$1.70 while exchanging ten stocks, Proven Investments lost 1.41 cents to end at a 52 weeks’ low of 17.21 US cents and closed with an exchange of 23,176 units. Sterling Investments rallied 0.1 of a cent to 2 US cents, with 105,000 stock units changing hands, Sygnus Credit Investments J$ share ended at 14.62 US cents, with investors exchanging three units, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share ended at 11 US cents with a transfer of 8,321 shares and Transjamaican Highway remained at 0.92 of one US cent after an exchange of 17,902 stock units.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share advanced 90 cents to end at US$11.90 after 20 stocks passed through the market, Eppley 6% preference share remained at US$1.13 after a transfer of 3 shares and JMMB Group 5.75% ended at US$1.50 in switching ownership of 8,500 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading jumps on the JSE USD market

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks exchanged rising 103 percent, with 179  percent value than on Monday, resulting from trading in 11 securities, compared to seven on Monday with prices of three rising, two declining and six unchanged.
A total of 539,675 shares were traded for US$65,957 compared with 266,444 units for US$23,622 on Monday.
Trading averaged 49,061 units at US$5,996, up from 38,063 shares at US$3,375 on Monday, with the month to date average of 34,013 shares at US$4,141 compared with 31,745 units at US$3,861 on the previous trading day. October ended with an average of 40,972 units for US$2,277.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 1.32 points to end at  245.40.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.6. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
The Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and four with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share fell 0.37 of one cent to close at 7.6 US cents, with the swapping of 12,240 shares, Margaritaville ended at 14 US cents while exchanging eight stocks, Productive Business Solutions remained at US$2 as one stock unit crossed the market. Proven Investments rallied 1 cent to 20 US cents after a transfer of 296,697 units, Sterling Investments ended at 1.95 US cents after 8,544 units passed through the market, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share climbed 0.88 of a cent to 9.99 US cents after exchanging 28 shares. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share remained at 11 US cents after trading ten stocks and Transjamaican Highway advanced 0.02 of a cent to 0.93 of one US cent after an exchange of 220,195 stock units.
In the preference segmentEppley 6% preference share lost 1 cent after ending at US$1.12 with trading of just one unit, Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.67 in an exchange of one stock and JMMB Group 5.75% ended at US$2 with an exchange of 1,950 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD market up 27% for the year

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The stock of Productive Business Solutions surged sharply when trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Friday, with the volume of stocks exchanged declining and value rising moderately over Thursday, resulting in an exchange of seven securities, compared to eight on Thursday with three rising, three declining and one ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index surged 19 percent after adding 38.74 points to end at 247.51, up 26.6 percent for the year to date.
Overall, 59,640 shares traded for US$17,809  versus  65,606 units at US$16,127 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 8,520 units at US$2,544 compared to 8,201 shares at US$2,016 on Thursday, with month to date average of 31,075 shares at US$3,913 versus 33,751 units at US$4,075 on the previous trading day.  October ended with an average of 40,972 units for US$2,277.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.6. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Real EstateUSD share lost 0.88 of a cent to close at 7.1 US cents, with 4,000 shares clearing the market, Productive Business Solutions jumped 62 cents to a 52 weeks’ high of US$2 after exchanging five units, Proven Investments popped 0.98 of one cent ending at 19.98 US cents in exchanging 205 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share shed 0.88 of a cent to end at 9.12 US cents with 2,814 stock units crossing the market and Transjamaican Highway rallied 0.01 of a cent to 0.95 of a US cent with investors transferring 41,500 units.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share fell US$1 to end at US$11 with a transfer of 16 stocks and JMMB Group 5.75% ended at US$1.50 in trading 11,100 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Just gains no losses

The Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended trading on Thursday, with the volume of stocks exchanged declining 89 percent with a 12 percent reduction in value compared with activities on Wednesday, resulting in eight securities traded, up from six on Wednesday with four rising, no declining and four ending unchanged.
Just 65,606 shares were traded for US$16,127, down from 622,317 units at US$18,378 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 8,201 units at US$2,016 versus 103,720 shares at US$3,063 on Wednesday, with a month to date average of 33,751 shares at US$4,075 compared with 37,759 units at US$4,398 on the previous day. October ended with an average of 40,972 units for US$2,277.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index rose 3.50 points to end at 208.77.
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 between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Margaritaville ended at 14 US cents, with 13 shares crossing the exchange, Proven Investments advanced 0.34 of one cent after ending at 19 US cents in switching ownership of 28,919 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended at 10 US cents in trading 974 stocks. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share remained at 11.64 US cents as seven shares passed through the market and Transjamaican Highway increased 0.05 cents to end at 0.94 US cents in an exchange of 28,819 units.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share climbed US$1 to end at US$12 after an exchange of one share. JMMB Group 5.75% ended at US$1.50 with a transfer of 6,840 stocks and JMMB Group 6% rallied 2 cents in closing at US$1.09 with 33 stock units clearing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD Market drops on Monday

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Monday, with the volume of stocks exchanged rising 806 percent but at a 50 percent lower value than on Friday, resulting in six securities traded, compared to nine on Friday with one rising, three declining and two ending unchanged.
A total of 267,098 shares were traded for US$29,031 compared with 39,417 units at US$59,609 on Friday.
Trading averaged 44,516 units at US$4,838 versus 4,380 shares at US$6,623 on Friday, with month to date average of 25,583 shares at US$5,272 versus 22,033 units at US$5,354 on the previous trading day. October ended with an average of 40,972 units for US$2,277.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 3.24 points to end at 210.72.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.3. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.comearnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
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 shed 0.89 of a cent to end at 7.1 US cents after investors traded 16,940 shares, Proven Investments declined 1.95 cents in ending at 19 US cents after an exchange of 45,575 units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share fell 0.92 of one cent to 9.08 US cents with 67,963 stocks crossing the market and Transjamaican Highway popped 0.01 of a cent in closing at 0.94 of one US cent with investors transferring 126,283 stock units.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share remained at US$11 in trading 50 stocks and JMMB Group 6% ended at US$1.07 in an exchange of 10,287 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Gains for JSE USD based stocks

The Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market rose on Wednesday, with four rising, one declining and one ending unchanged after six securities traded, compared to 11 on Tuesday following a 144 percent rise in the volume of stocks traded after 192 percent increase in funds passing through the than on Tuesday.
Overall, 195,049 shares traded for US$60,952 versus 79,997 units at US$20,849 on Tuesday.
Trading averaged 32,508 units at US$10,159, versus 7,272 shares at US$1,895 on Tuesday, with month to date average 16,179 shares at US$4,812. Trading in October ended with an average of 40,972 units for US$2,277.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 0.85 points to end at 213.76.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.7. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and two with a lower offer.
At the close, Proven Investments popped 0.01 cents to close at 20 US cents while exchanging 10,000 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share increased 0.88 of one cent to 10 US cents in trading 20,100 stock units and Transjamaican Highway fell 0.04 of a cent in closing at 0.94 US cents, with 158,500 units changing hands.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share rallied US$1.02 after ending at a record US$13.02 with a transfer of 4,420 stocks, Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share ended at US$1.67 after trading 29 stocks and JMMB Group 6% dipped 1 cent to US$1.05 after a transfer of 2,000 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Gains for the JSE USD market

Trading activity on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market declined on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks exchanged slipping 83 percent valued 18 percent less than Monday’s trade, following trading in 11 securities, compared to 10 on Monday with three rising, five declining and three ending unchanged.
Investors traded 79,997 shares with a value of US$20,849 versus 467,538 units at US$25,574 on Monday.
Trading averaged 7,272 stock units at US$1,895 on Tuesday versus 46,754 shares at US$2,557 on Monday. October ended with an average of 40,972 units for US$2,277.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 1.82 points to end at 212.91.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.6, The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and 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 Real Estate USD share rallied 0.82 of one cent to end at 7.9 US cents as 75 shares passed through the market, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy gained 0.99 of a cent ending at 61.99 US cents as investors exchanged 1,080 stocks, Proven Investments advanced 0.96 of one cent to 19.99 US cents after a transfer of 20,212 stock units. Sterling Investments dipped 0.1 of a cent to 2 US cents, with 8,756 units changing hands. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share fell 0.88 of a cent to close at 9.12 US cents with the swapping of 11,271 stock units, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share remained at 11.64 US cents after 166 shares passed through the market and Transjamaican Highway ended at 0.98 of one US cent after an exchange of 30,245 stock units.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share declined 14 cents in closing at US$12 in exchanging 500 units, Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share shed 3 cents to close at US$1.67 while exchanging 29 shares. JMMB Group 5.75% ended at US$1.75 after trading 794 stocks and JMMB Group 6% dropped 3 cents to US$1.06 with an exchange of 6,869 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading dropped on JSE USD Market

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Friday, with the volume of stocks exchanged declining 96 percent with a marginally higher value than on Thursday, resulting in seven securities traded, the same as on Thursday, with three rising, two declining and two ending unchanged.
Overall, 55,704 shares traded for US$12,962 compared to 1,307,226 units at US$12,689 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 7,965 units at US$1,851 versus 186,747 shares at US$1,813 on Thursday, with month to date average of 40,612 shares at US$2,260 versus 42,097 units at US$2,279 on the previous trading day. September ended with an average of 87,926 units for US$4,746.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index inched higher by 0.04 points to end at 206.43.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stocks ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share remained at 7.5 US cents, with 7,207 shares changing hands, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy shed 14 cents ending at a record low of 61 US cents after exchanging 457 stocks, Productive Business Solutions dropped 8 cents to US$1.30, with one unit changing hands. Proven Investments increased 0.94 of a cent in closing at 20 US cents, with 10,333 stock units crossing the market, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share rallied 0.69 of a cent to 11.64 US cents in exchanging 40 stock units and Transjamaican Highway gained 0.11 of one cent to close at 0.91 of one US cent, with 31,141 units crossing the exchange.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% ended at US$1.50 with investors transferring 6,525 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading dipped on the JSE USD Market

Trading activity dipped on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks exchanged declining 35 percent, valued 178 percent more than on Tuesday, and resulting in the trading of seven securities, down from 10 on Tuesday, with prices of two rising, four declining and one ending unchanged.
Investors exchanged a total of 38,341 shares for US$7,793, down from 58,570 units at US$2,806 on Tuesday.
Trading averaged 5,477 units at US$1,113 versus 5,857 shares at US$281 on Tuesday, with the month to date averaging 35,209 shares at US$2,299 versus 36,695 units at US$2,358 on the previous day. September ended with an average of 87,926 units for US$4,746.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 0.31 points to end at 208.84.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.5. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Proven Investments dipped 0.3 of a cent to 19 US cents after trading 25,134 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments J$ share remained at 15.63 US cents, with an exchange of 402 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share shed 0.88 of one cent to close at 9.11 US cents with the swapping of 11,759 stocks and Transjamaican Highway popped 0.05 of a cent in ending at 0.9 of one US cent, with eight units crossing the market.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share fell 5 cents to end at US$1.70 with a transfer of 57 stocks, JMMB Group 5.75% declined 9 cents to close at US$1.75 while exchanging 914 shares and JMMB Group 6% climbed 11 cents in ending at US$1.09 after exchanging 67 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.