Sharp jump in trading on the JSE on Thursday

On a day of heavy trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, all three markets closed higher, with Barita Investments trading more than 1 million shares for a second consecutive day, with Thursday’s trade accounting for $138 million but JMMB Group 7.25% C share traded 175 million shares for $327 million followed but Productive Business Solutions preference share trading 119.5 units for a consideration of $166.7 million while Fesco led the Junior Market with 5.34 million units for $31 million.
Trading ended, with 207,798,795 shares changing hands, valued at $857.96 million, shares up from $451.73 million, with 49,206,449 shares traded in all markets on the previous day. The JSE USD market ended with the value of stocks traded at US$55,292 from US$17,599 on Wednesday
JSE Combined Index, a measure of the overall market, rallied 1,826.51 points to 372,351.61.
The All Jamaican Composite Index rose 1,658.74 points to 410,071.11, the JSE Main Index popped 1,851.88 points to 357,899.15, the Junior Market Index increased 10.66 points to 4,193.43 and the JSE USD market Index climbed 6.54 points to close 216.21.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 23.9 based on 2021-22 earnings and 12.4 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

Trading jumps on the JSE on Wednesday

There was heavy trading in Barita Investments having traded 1.8 million worth $179 million with 40 percent of the market value and several Junior Market stocks trading in high volumes on Wednesday with Fesco leading the Junior Market with 9.7 million units at $55.57 million.
Trading ended, with 49,206,449 shares changing hands, valued at $451.73 million, up from $151.3 million, with 22,396,363 shares traded in the overall market on the previous day. The JSE USD market ended with the value of stocks traded at US$17,599 from US$27,536 on Tuesday.
The Junior Market and the JSE USD market closed higher, in trading but the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange declined, leaving the JSE Combined Index, a measure of the overall market, down 1,547.31 points to 370,525.10. The All Jamaican Composite Index fell 428.08 points to 408,412.37, the JSE Main Index fell 2,132.33 points to 356,047.27, the Junior Market Index popped 49.01 points to 4,182.77 and the JSE USD market Index added 0.98 points to close 209.67.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 23.6 based on 2021-22 earnings and 12.3 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

Mixed JSE trading on Tuesday

The Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange declined on Tuesday but the Junior Market and the JSE USD market closed higher, with the value of stocks trading rising above Monday’s total, leaving the JSE Combined Index, a measure of the overall market, rising a mere 28.82 points to 372,072.41.
The All Jamaican Composite Index fell 1,853.78 points to 408,840.45, the JSE Main Index fell 219.67 points to 358,179.60, the Junior Market Index popped 25.80 points to 4,133.76 and the JSE USD market Index added 4.81 points to close 208.69.
Trading ended, with 22,396,363 shares changing hands, valued at $151.3 million, up from $102.3 million, with 23,686,595 shares traded in the overall market on the previous trading day. The JSE USD market ended with the value of stocks traded at US$27,536 from US$16,872 on Monday.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 23.7 based on 2021-22 earnings and 12.3 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

 

JSE stocks popped on Monday

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All three markets of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose moderately on Monday at the close of a trading session, with the value of stocks trading falling sharply from Friday’s amount, leaving the JSE Combined Index, a measure of the overall market, to rise 2,193.77 points to 372,016.68.
The All Jamaican Composite Index popped 3,826.38 points to 410,654.87, the JSE Main Index rose 2,272.26 points to 358,370.48, the Junior Market Index popped 7.85 points to 4,107.96 and the JSE USD market Index added 1.25 points to close 203.88.
Trading ended, with 23,686,595 shares changing hands, valued at $102.3 million, down from $511.8 million, with 31,932,432 shares traded in the overall market on the previous trading day. The JSE USD market ended with the value of stocks traded at US$16,872 from US$30,924 on Thursday.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 22.4 based on 2021-22 earnings and 12.1 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

 

JSE main market gains, Junior Market slips

The main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange rose moderately on Friday while the Junior Market slipped but the JSE USD market inched higher at the close of a trading session, with the value of stocks trading rising sharply over Thursday’s trades, resulting in the JSE Combined Index, a measure of the overall market, rising 15.41 points to 369,822.91.
The All Jamaican Composite Index popped 1,975.07 points to 406,828.49, the JSE Main Index rose 284.34 points to 356,098.21, the Junior Market Index fell 27.58 points to 4100.11 and the JSE USD market Index added 0.96 points to close 202.62.
Trading ended, with 31,932,432 shares changing hands, valued at $511.87 million, from $122.26 million, with 27,386,607 shares traded in the overall market on the previous day. The JSE USD market ended with the value of stocks traded at US$ 30,924 from US$36,555 on Thursday.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 22.8 based on 2021-22 earnings and 12.3 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

Sharp jump in trading to close September

Markets closed higher on a day of heavy trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, with 236 million shares changing hands, valued at $2.47 billion as all markets ended September higher than the close of August.
JSE Combined Index, a measure of the overall market, rallied 3,870.11 points to 376,221.72

Barita traded at a new high on Friday.

The All Jamaican Composite Index rose 3,872.20 points to 413,943.31, the JSE Main Index popped 3,792.45 points to 361,691.60, the Junior Market Index rallied 36.11 points to 4,229.54 and the JSE USD market Index slipped 0.66 points to close 215.55.
Barita Investments traded more than 6.5 million shares with a value of $705.6 million and Sagicor XFund traded 189.69 million shares at $1.56 billion.
Trading ended, with 236,220,291 shares changing hands, valued at $2.47 billion, up from $857.96 million, with 207,798,795 shares traded in all markets on the previous day. The JSE USD market ended with the value of stocks traded at US$51,064 from US$55,292 on Thursday.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 23.5 based on 2021-22 earnings and 12.3 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

Sharp Junior Market fall, Main Market steady

Trading slipped on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Wednesday, with the value of stocks trading less than half of Tuesday’s trades, resulting in the JSE Combined Index, a measure of the overall market, rising 1,373.98 points to 369,404.75.
The All Jamaican Composite Index shed 299.62 points to close at 404,794.39, the JSE Main Index climbed 2,095.04 points to 355,486.09, the Junior Market Index dived 64.27 points to 4117.05 and the JSE USD market Index dipped 0.11 points to 199.63. The drop in the Junior Market Index was primarily driven by falls in Lasco Distributors, Lasco Manufacturing and Spur Tree Spices.
Trading ended, with 23,094,742 shares changing hands with a value of $238.9 million, from $583.58 million, with 43,928,769 shares traded in the overall market on the previous day. The JSE USD market ended with the value of stocks traded at US$20,869 from US$6,844 on Tuesday.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 23.5 based on 2021-22 earnings and 12.3 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

 

All 3 JSE markets fall

Trading picked up sharply on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on Tuesday, with the value of stock trading three times that on Monday after all market indices fell, resulting in the JSE Combined Index a measure of the overall market, falling 5,584.37 points to 368,030.77.
The All Jamaican Composite Index shed 4,194.74 points to close at 405,094.01, the JSE Main Index dropped 5,837.99 points to 353,391.05, the Junior Market Index slipped 14.45 points to 4,181.32 and the JSE USD market Index dipped 7.98 points to 199.74.
Trading ended, with 43,928,769 shares changing hands with a value of $583.58 million, from $163.68 million, with 17,193,567 shares traded in the overall market on the previous day. The JSE USD market ended with the value of stocks traded at US$6,844 from US$13,623 on Monday.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 23.6 based on 2021-22 earnings and 12.2 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

JSE Main Market gains Juniors slip

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Monday, with the value of stock trading falling below Friday’s after the main market indices rose, while the USD and Junior markets declined, resulting in the JSE Combined Index a measure of the overall market, rising 587.87 points to 373,615.14.
The All Jamaican Composite Index rallied 1243.77 points to close at 409,288.75, the JSE Main Index shed 727.77 points to 359,229.05 the Junior Market Index slipped 10.14 points to 4,195.77 and the JSE USD market Index dropped 5.19 points to 207.72.
Trading ended, with 17,193,567 shares changing hands with a value of $163.68 million, from $206.6 million, with 20,564,762 shares traded in the overall market on the previous trading day. The JSE USD market ended with the value of stocks traded at US$13,623 from US$37,144 on Friday.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 24 based on 2021-22 earnings and 12.3 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.

Mixed trading to close  out week for JSE

The Jamaica Stock Exchange closed the week mixed on Friday, with the value of stock trading rising over Thursday after the main market indices fell, while the USD and junior markets rose, resulting in the JSE Combined Index a measure of the overall market, dropping 1,196.23 points to 373,027.27.
The All Jamaican Composite Index slid 582.84 points to close at 408,044.98, the JSE Main Index shed 1,441.22 points to 358,501.27, the Junior Market Index gained 16.54 points to settle at 4,205.91 and the JSE USD market Index climbed 7.79 points to 212.91.
Trading ended, with 20,564,762 shares changing hands with a value of $206.6 million, from $152.5 million, with 29,037,118 shares traded in the overall market on the prior trading day. The JSE USD market ended with the value of stocks traded at US$37,144 from US$15,525 on Thursday.
The market’s PE ratio ended at 23.9 based on 2021-22 earnings and 12.5 times those for 2022-23 at the close of trading.
Investors need pertinent information to successfully navigate many investment options in the local stock market. The ICInsider.com PE ratio chart and the more detailed daily report charts provide investors with regularly updated information to help decision-making.
Investors should use the chart to help make rational investment decisions by investing in stocks close to the average for the sector and not going too far from it unless there are compelling reasons to do so. This approach helps to remove emotions from investment decisions and put in on fundamentals while at the same time not being too far from the majority of investors. Investors who buy when the price of a stock is close to the average will find that they are not inclined to overpay for a stock.
The ICInsider.com PE Ratio chart covers all ordinary shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. It shows companies grouped on an industry basis, allowing easy comparisons between the same sector companies and the overall market.
The net asset value of each company is reported as a guide to assess the value of stocks based on this measure quickly. The chart also shows daily changes in stock prices and the percentage year to date price movement based on the last traded prices. Dividends payable and yields for each company are shown in the Main and Junior Markets’ daily report charts that show the closing volume for the bids and offers.
The EPS & PE ratios are based on 2021 and 2022 actual or projected earnings, excluding major one off items. The PE Ratio is the most popular measure used to determine the value of stocks.