Transjamaican dominates JSE US$ market

Trading picked up considerably on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock exchange on Tuesday, ending with 7,399,364 shares changing hands for US$123,152 compared to 95,388 units at $11,741 on Monday with TransJamaica Highway dominating trading.
The market closed with six securities changing hands with the prices of one stock rising, two declining and the prices of two closing unchanged. The average PE Ratio of the Market ended at 15.2 based on IC Insider.com’s forecasted 2020-21 earnings.
The average trade for Tuesday ended at 1,233,227 units at $20,525 in contrast to an average of 23,847 valued at $2,935 on Monday. The average volume and value for the month to date amounts to 281,680 units valued at US$46,787 in contrast to 236,368 units at US$46,984.
IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading, the Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator reading for the JSE US Dollar market shows three stocks ended with three bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close of the market, First Rock Capital traded 106,922 to close at 10 US cents, Productive Business Solutions gained 4 cents to settle at 68 US cents in trading 1,049 units, Proven Investments declined by 1.98 cents ending at 22.01 US cents, with investors swapping 165,548 shares. Sygnus Credit Investments shed 2 cents to settle at 13 US cents with an exchange of 10,755 stock units and Transjamaican Highway rose one-tenth of a cent to close at 1.1 US cents after trading 7,114,092 stock units.
In the preference segment, Equityline Mortgage Investment traded 998 shares at US$1.95.

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

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