JSE Main Market slips again

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market ended trading on Friday with the market declining for a third consecutive trading day after more stocks rose than fell after the market activity, resulted in a 61 percent increase in shares changing hands than on Wednesday.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index declined 714.74 points to close at 404,150.40, the Main Index shed 703.29 points to settle at 368,853.34 and JSE Financial Index fell 0.43 points to end at 95.34.
Trading ended with 44 securities changing hands with the prices of 21  stocks rising, the prices of 16 declining and seven remaining unchanged and the average PE Ratio of the market ended at 15.4 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 12,279,679 shares for $35,735,006  compared to 7,635,914 units at $44,926,751  on Wednesday. Transjamaican Highway led trading with 6.28 million shares for 51 percent of total volume, followed by Wigton Windfarm with 2.11 million units for 17.2 percent of the day’s trade. Newly listed Community & Workers Credit Union Preference share traded with 1.32 million units for 10.7 percent market share and Ciboney Group was the only other stock to exceed a million shares to end with 1.07 million units changing hands.
The average trade for the day was 279,084 units at $812,159 for each security, in comparison to 173,544 shares at $1,021,063 on Wednesday. An average of 394,720 units traded for the month to date at $1,810,039 for each security that traded, in contrast to 432,976 units at $2,140,165. Trading month to date compares well to July that ended with an average of 392,128 shares for $2,444,356.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows six stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Barita Investments gained $3.85 to end at $57.85, with an exchange of 935 units, Caribbean Cement fell $3.90 to $42 with investors switching ownership of 12,887 units, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund shed $3.82 in ending at $46.18, with 52,321 stocks crossing the exchange. First Rock Capital fell 79 cents after closing at $14.01 and clearing the market with 21,629 stock units, Jamaica Producers Group lost $1 to close at $22.75 after exchanging 6,400 stocks. Jamaica Stock Exchange gained $1 to close at $23 trading 1,000 stock units, Key Insurance dropped 45 cents to end at $8.50, with 33,481 shares crossing the market, Kingston Wharves gained $1 to end at $51, with 3,270 stocks changing hands. Mayberry Investments climbed 90 cents to close at $5.90 with an exchange of 300 shares,  Mayberry Jamaican Equities advanced by 44 cents to end at $9.19 with investors switching ownership of 10,750 units, Palace Amusement rose $11 to close at $1561, with nine units clearing the market. PanJam Investment shed $1 to close at $68 trading 6,594 stocks, Proven Investments carved out a gain of $1.05 to finish at $34.95 with investors switching ownership of 4,371 stock units, Sagicor Group dropped 50 cents to close at $42 with investors exchanging 33,395 stocks. Sagicor Real Estate Fund gained $1.02 to end at $8.88 while exchanging 110 stock units, Seprod gained 96 cents to settle at $56.96, with 36,600 shares crossing the exchange and Wisynco Group advanced 50 cents to $17.60 with investors wapping 85,689 stock units.
In the preference segment of the main market, Eppley 8.25% advanced $1.04 to close at a 52 weeks’ high of $7.94, with 100 stock units changing hands.

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

 

JSE USD market record gains

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Friday, with the market index rising after investors traded four times more shares than on Wednesday, resulting in stocks rising outnumbering declining ones.
At the close of the market, trading ended with six securities changing hands with the prices of four stocks rising, one declining and one remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index rose 4.19 points to settle at 192.87, with the average PE Ratio of the market ended at 13.6 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 332,053 shares, accounting for US$17,651 compared to 83,915 units at US$19,876 on Wednesday.
Trading resulted in an average of 55,342 units at US$2,942 changing hands on Friday, in contrast to 11,988 shares at US$2,839 on Wednesday. Trading ended with an average of 46,791 units for the month to date at US$4,267, in contrast to 43,773 units at US$4,734. By comparison, July ended with an average of 133,150 units for US$18,282.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows one stock ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment remained at 9 US cents with an exchange of 151 shares, Proven Investments ended with a modest gain, with the price moving from 24.97 US cents to 24.98 US cents and closed with a mere one unit passing through the market. Sterling Investments gained seven-tenth of a US cent to end at 2.65 US cents with investors exchanging 10,000 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments gained 1.3 US cents to close at 16.5 US cents, with 9,237 stock units changing hands and Transjamaican Highway lost a fraction of a cent to close at 0.93 of a US cent while exchanging 300,000 shares.
In the preference segment, JMMB Group 6% carved out a gain of 6 US cents to close at US$1.05 in clearing the market with 12,664 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD market closed higher

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Wednesday, with the market index rising after investors traded 70 percent fewer shares than on Tuesday and ended with more stocks rising than falling.
At the close of the market, trading ended with seven securities changing hands with the prices of three stocks rising, one declining and three remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index carved out a gain of 2.97 points to settle at 188.68 and the average PE Ratio of the market ended at 13.1 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 83,915 shares, accounting for US$19,876 compared to 282,053 units at US$49,800 on Tuesday. Trading on Wednesday ended, with the average at 11,988 units for US$2,839, in contrast to an average of 56,411 shares at US$9,960, on Tuesday. Trading ended with an average of 43,773 units for the month to date at US$4,734 in contrast to 66,023 units at US$6,061. By comparison, July ended with an average of 133,150 units for US$18,282.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows two 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 advanced 1.5 US cents in ending at 9 US cents, with 7,555 stock units crossing the market, Margaritaville closed at 14 US cents, after 1,500 units passed through the market. Proven Investments climbed 1.98 cents to settle at 24.97 US cents trading 61,906 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments rose two-tenths of a cent closed at 15 US cents changing hands 5,400 stocks and Transjamaican Highway stayed at 1 US cent exchanging 4,146 stocks.
In the preference share segment, JMMB Group 5.75% settled at US$1.50 after exchanging 143 units and JMMB Group 6% fell US 6 cents to end at 99 US cents in trading 3,265 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Second day of losses for JSE majors

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market ended trading on Wednesday with the market declining for a second day after more stocks fell than rose and investors exchanged 82 percent fewer shares than and 30 percent of the value of Tuesday’s amounts.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 2,905.64 points to close at 404,865.14, the Main Index shed 2,630.02 points to settle at 369,556.63 and the JSE Financial Index 1.24 points to close at 95.77.
Trading ended with 44 securities changing hands, the same as Tuesday, with the prices of 18 stocks rising, the prices of 20 declining and six remaining unchanged and the average PE Ratio of the market ended at 15.4 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 7,635,914 shares for $44,926,751 compared to 41,738,542 units at $151,520,182 on Tuesday.
Sagicor Select Financial Fund and Wigton Windfarm led trading with 1.70 million shares and 22 percent of total volume each, followed by QWI Investments with 1.40 million units for 18.4 percent market share. Transjamaican Highway was the only other stock to exceed a million shares and ended with 1.01 million units changing hands.
An average of 173,544 units traded for the day at $1,021,063 for each security, in comparison to an average of 948,603 shares at $3,443,641 on Tuesday. An average of 432,976 units traded for the month to date at $2,232,352 for each security that traded, in contrast to 561,234 units at $2,693,430. Trading month to date compares well to July that ended with an average of 392,128 shares for $2,444,356.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows 9 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Barita Investments shed $3.80 in ending at $54 while exchanging 13,432 shares, Caribbean Cement gained $2 to settle at $45.90, with 7,733 stocks passing through the market, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund rose $1.05 and closed at a 52 weeks’ high of $50, with investors switching ownership of 1,090 units. First Rock Capital carved out a gain of 81 cents to settle at $14.80 after finishing with 123,805 stock units changing hands, Jamaica Producers Group increased $1.75 to settle at $23.75, with 12,456 units passing through the market. Jamaica Stock Exchange carved out a loss $1 in ending at $22, with 6,985 shares passing through the market, Key Insurance rose 35 cents in ending at $8.95 with investors switching ownership of 92,094 shares, Kingston Wharves carved out a loss $3.50, with $50 569 units passing through the market. Mayberry Investments lost 99 cents to close at $5 trading 104,727 stocks, Mayberry Jamaican Equities lost 55 cents to end at $8.75 in trading 51,450 units, Palace Amusement dropped by $232.50 to end at $1,550 while exchanging 172 shares. PanJam Investment gained $3 to sit at $69, with 2,258 shares crossing the exchange, Sagicor Group carved out a loss $1.45 to close at $42.50, after 111,287 units changed hands, Scotia Group fell $3.95 to $44.05 in an exchange of 25,815 shares and Sygnus Credit Investments declined by 50 cents to settle at $16 while exchanging 9,658 stock units.
Community & Workers Credit Union preference share jumped 59 cents to close at a record closing high of an incredible $3.10 after exchanging 123,000 stock units and closed with a dividend yield of just two percent.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Most of Monday’s JSE MM gains ceded

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market ended trading on Tuesday with declining stocks having the upper hand after investors traded five times Monday’s volume and 172 percent the value.  
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index dropped 4,525.87 points to settle at 407,770.78, the Main Index dived 4,032.21 points to settle at 372,186.65 and the JSE Financial Index carved out a loss of 1.35 points to end at 97.01.
Trading ended with 44 securities changing hands with the prices of 17 stocks rising, 21 declining and six remaining unchanged, with the average PE Ratio of the market ending at 15.5 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 41,738,542 shares for $151,520,182 compared to 8,211,306 units at $88,195,049 on Monday.
138 Student Living Preference shares led trading with 12 million units for 28.8 percent of total volume, followed by Transjamaican Highway with 11.06 million stock units for 26.5 percent of the day’s trade. Wigton Windfarm was next with 9.46 million units, for 22.7 percent market share, QWI Investments closed, with 3.1 million units for 7 percent of the day’s volume and Pulse Investments was the next, with 2.3 million units for 6 percent of the market activity.
Market activity ended, with an average of 948,603 units trading for the day at $3,443,641 for each security, in comparison to an average of 182,473 shares at $1,959,890 for Monday. An average of 561,234 units traded for the month to date at $2,693,430 for each security. Trading for the month to date compares well to July that ended with an average of 392,128 shares for $2,444,356.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows 10 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Barita Investments gained $1.40 to settle at $57.80 after exchanging 3,433 shares, Eppley Caribbean Property Fund rose $1.95 to close at $48.95 with 6,960 units traded, Jamaica Stock Exchange dropped 60 cents to finish at $23 with 2,744 shares changing hands. JMMB Group carved out a loss of 60 cents to end at $31 with investors transferring 132,605 units, Key Insurance fell 39 cents to settle at $8.60, after an exchange of 41,219 stock units, Kingston Wharves advanced $2.80 to finish at $53.50, with investors switching ownership of 1,824 shares. NCB Financial Group lost $1.51 to close at $138.47 with 45,636 units changing hands, Proven Investments fell 50 cents to settle at $33.80 in an exchange of 4,424 stock unit. Sagicor Real Estate Fund dropped $1.03 to end at $7.86 trading 455 stocks. Salada Foods shed $2 to close at $27 in an exchange of 265 stock units, Scotia Group lost $3.70 to settle at $48 with 41,184 shares traded, Supreme Ventures lost 39 cents to finish at $15.10 with 130,605 shares changing hands. Sygnus Credit Investments fell 30 cents to end at $16.50, with an exchange of 11,550 stock units, Victoria Mutual Investments gained 53 cents to finish at $7.03, with investors transferring 257,519 units and Wisynco Group carved out a loss 57 cents to close at $17.05 with 64,103 units crossing the exchange.
In the preference segment, Community & Workers Co-operative Credit Union preference share advanced by 49 cents to end at an all-time high of $2.51 with 210,189 shares traded and 138 Student Living gained 76 cents to settle at $5.96, with 12,002,207 units passing through the market.

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

JSE USD market slips on Tuesday

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Tuesday, with the market slipping after investors traded 25 percent fewer shares than on Monday, resulting in more stocks falling than rising.
At the close of the market, trading ended with five securities changing hands with the prices of one stock rising, four declining and none remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equities Index carved out a loss 2.04 points to settle at 185.71, and the average PE Ratio of the market ended at 12.7 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 282,053 shares, accounting for US$49,800 compared to 378,176 units at US$10,807 on Monday.
At the end of market activity on Tuesday, an average of 56,411 shares traded at US$9,960, in contrast to an average of 75,635 shares at US$2,161 on Monday. Trading ended with an average of 66,023 units for the month to date at US$6,061. By comparison, July ended with an average of 133,150 units for US$18,282.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment shed 1.5 US cents to end at 7.5 US cents in an exchange of 8,800 units. Proven Investments fell 0.51 US cent to settle at 22.99 US cents while 143,753 stocks changed hands, Sygnus Credit Investments climbed US 1.2 cents in closing at 15 US cents and trading 13,000 stocks and Transjamaican Highway closed at 0.95 US cent with 110,000 stock units passing through the market after the price slipped from 0.097 cents.
In the preference segment of the market, JMMB Group 5.75% lost by 4 US cents in closing at US$2.01, with investors exchanging 6,500 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Bullish trading in Jamaican stocks

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market ended trading on Monday with the market rising in a bullish session at the start of August after more stocks rose than fell after investors exchanged 39 percent fewer shares with 70 percent higher value than they did on Friday.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index climbed 6,403.61 points to settle at 412,297.65. The Main Index gained 5,796.89 points to end at 376,218.86 and the JSE Financial Index advanced by 2.39 points to settle at 98.36. The price of Scotia Group jumped sharply, by $5.21 and was a major contributor to the significant rise in the market indices.
Trading ended with 45 securities changing hands with the prices of 23 stocks rising, the prices of 15 declining and seven remaining unchanged and the average PE Ratio of the market ended at 15.5 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 8,211,306 shares for $88,195,049 compared to 13,543,115 units at $51,906,344 on Friday.
Wigton Windfarm led trading with 2.52 million shares for 30.7 percent of total volume, followed by Transjamaican Highway with 1.37 million units for 16.7 percent of the day’s trade and Supreme Ventures with 1.13 million units for 13.8 percent market share.
An average of 182,473 units traded on Monday at $1,959,890, in comparison to an average of 338,578 shares at $1,297,659 on Friday. Trading compares adversely to, July that ended with an average of 392,128 shares at $2,444,356.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows six stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Barita Investments rose $2.40 and closed at $56.40 after exchanging 644 stock units, Caribbean Cement dropped $4.25 in ending at $43.75 after trading 7,168 stocks, Eppley advanced $2.54 in closing at $17.44, with 1,141 units changing hands. First Rock Capital climbed 74 cents $13.75 with investors switching ownership of 19,689 shares, Jamaica Broilers Group rose $1.99 to settle at $27.49, in exchanging 40,355 units, Jamaica Producers fell $1.70 to close at $22, with investors trading 4,312 stock units. Key Insurance gained 84 cents to finish at $8.99, with investors exchanging of 44,663 units, Kingston Properties gained 92 cents to end at $7.03, trading 400 shares, Kingston Wharves declined by 30 cents in ending at $50.70 after exchanging 90 stock units. Mayberry Jamaican Equities increased 60 cents to close at $9.35, with 14,901 shares changing hands, NCB Financial Group carved out an increase of $1.48 to close at $139.98 and finishing with 9,557 units crossing the exchange. Palace Amusement jumped $232.50 to close at $1,782.50 in an exchange of just four units, Proven Investments declined by 45 cents in ending at $34.30 in an exchange of 832 units, Sagicor Group rose $1.01 to settle at $44, with 3,938 stock units trading. Salada Foods rose $1 to settle at $29 with investors swapping just one stock, Scotia Group climbed sharply by $5.21 to close at $51.70 with investors trading 518,331 shares, Stanley Motta rose by 43 cents to close at $5.13 in trading 10,010 stock units. Supreme Ventures gained 49 cents in ending at $15.49 after 1,129,584 shares crossed the exchange, Sygnus Credit Investments rose 93 cents to end at $16.80 trading 1,500 shares and Victoria Mutual Investments carved out a loss 53 cents to close at $6.50 while exchanging 126,311 stock units.

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

JSE USD market up on lower volume

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Monday, with the market index rising after investors traded 46 percent fewer shares than on Friday, with more stocks rising than falling.
At the close of the market, trading ended with five securities changing hands with the prices of three stocks rising and two declining.
The JSE USD Equities Index advanced by 1.60 points to settle at 187.75, and the average PE Ratio of the market ended at 12.9 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 378,176 shares, accounting for US$10,807 compared to 704,435 units at US$124,817 on Friday.
An average of 75,635 units traded on Monday at US$2,161 for each security. In contrast to an average of 234,812 shares at US$41,606 on Friday. By comparison,  July ended with an average of 133,150 units for US$18,282 for each security traded.

IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows one stock ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with lower offers.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital Investment gained half of a cent and settled at 9 US cents, with 5,505 stocks crossing the market, Margaritaville added three-tenths of a cent to close at 14 US cents with investors swapping 1,865 units. Proven Investments carved out a gain of 1 US cent to end at 24 US cents, with 22,906 shares clearing the market, Sygnus Credit Investments lost three-tenths of a cent to end at 14.8 US cents with an exchange of 10,291 stock units and Transjamaican Highway fell from 0.98 US cents to 0.97 of a cent, with 337,609 units changing hands.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE Main Market jumps to close July

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Main Market ended trading on Friday, with the market closing higher after the number of stocks gaining, more than tripled those declining, as investors exchanged 15 percent more stock units than on Thursday.
At the close, the All Jamaican Composite Index carved out a gain of 4,915.75 points to settle at 405,893.04; the Main Index gained 4,474.49 points to end at 370,421.97, the JSE Financial Index advanced by 1.37 points to settle at 95.97.
Trading ended with 40 securities changing hands with the prices of 24 stocks rising, the prices of nine declining and seven remaining unchanged and the average PE Ratio of the market ended at 15.2 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 13,543,115 shares for $51,906,344 compared to 11,753,324 units at $69,988,700 on Thursday.
Transjamaican Highway led trading with 10.67 million shares for 79 percent of total volume, followed by Wigton Windfarm with 876,134 units for 6.5 percent of the day’s trade and QWI Investments with 509,652 units for 3.8 percent market share.
An average of 338,578 units traded for the day at $1,297,659 for each security, in comparison to an average of 293,833 shares at $1,749,718 on Thursday. An average of 374,929 units traded for the month to date at $2,445,605 for each security that traded, in contrast to 376,532 units at $2,496,231. Trading month to date compares adversely to June that ended with an average of 818,748 units at $7,498,308.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the market shows 13 stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close of the market, Caribbean Cement advanced $2.07 to settle at $48 while exchanging 105,977 stock units, but the stock ended with the offer of 1,986 shares at $45.90. Eppley Caribbean Property Fund gained 70 cents in closing at $47, with investors switching ownership of 28,926 stocks. Jamaica Broilers Group climbed $2.50 to end at $25.50 with investors swapping 264,548 shares, Jamaica Producers Group added $1.20 to close at $23.70 with the trading of 6,933 stocks, Jamaica Stock Exchange rose by $1.49 to $23.49, with 43,796 stock units crossing the exchange. JMMB Group climbed 80 cents in ending at $31.80, with an exchange of 197,295 stocks, Kingston Wharves fell $2, to $51, with an exchange of 60 stock units, Mayberry Jamaican Equities rallied 70 cents to end at $8.75 in a transfer of 25,566 shares. NCB Financial increased $2.50 to close at $138.50, with 12,621 stocks crossing the market, 138 Student Living carved out a loss 84 cents to settle at $6.04 with an exchange of 3,397 shares. PanJam Investment dropped 94 cents to end at $66.06, in finishing trading of 553 stock units, Sagicor Group rose 99 cents to end at $42.99 in exchanging 9,421 shares, Scotia Group increased $3.49 to $46.49 trading 55,656 units, Supreme Ventures gained 50 cents in ending at $15, with investors switching ownership of 24,033 units and Sygnus Credit Investments declined by 50 cents to close at $15.87 in an exchange of 13,780 shares.
In the preference shares segment of the market, Productive Business Solutions 9.75% advanced by $3 to close at $107, with 10,899 shares passing through the market.

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

Increased volume for JSE USD market

The US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed trading on Friday, with the market rising after investors traded 19 times more shares than on Thursday and ten times the value.
At the close of the market, trading ended with three securities changing hands with the prices of one stock rising and two declining. Margaritaville closed at a 52 weeks’ low at the lowest price since early 2018.
The JSE USD Equities Index climbed 2.38 points to settle at 186.15, and the average PE Ratio of the market ended at 12.8 based on IC Insider.com’s forecast of 2020-21 earnings.
The market closed with an exchange of 704,435 shares, accounting for US$124,817 compared to 36,996 units at US$12,069 on Thursday. An average of 234,812 units traded at US$41,606 on Friday, for each security, in contrast to an average of 6,166 at US$2,011 on Thursday. Trading ended with an average of 133,150 units for the month to date at US$18,282 in contrast to 130,160 units at US$17,596. By comparison, June ended with an average of 281,680 units for US$46,787.
IC bid-offer Indicator| 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 closing with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, Margaritaville dropped by 2.3 US cents in closing at a 52 weeks’ low of 13.75 US cents with 100 stocks crossing the market. Proven Investments lost 0.045 of a cent and closed at 22.5 US cents in an exchange of 535,644 units and Transjamaican Highway added a fraction of a cent to at 0.98 US cent, and closing with 168,691 units changing hands.

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