First Rock Capital drives trading volume

First Rock Capital traded over 4.7 million stock units on the JSE USD market on Thursday, driving the volume of shares changing hands up by 6,728 percent, while the value surging 2925 percent above Wednesday’s levels and had a hand in rising stocks just outnumbering falling ones.
Five securities traded compared to four on Wednesday, with the prices of two rising, one declining and two closning unchanged. The US Denominated Equities Index inched 0.24 points higher to 180.26. The PE Ratio, a measure that computes appropriate stock values, averages 11.6 based on’s 2021-22 earnings forecast.
Overall, 4,784,977 shares traded for US$360,436 compared to just 70,076 units at US$11,915 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 956,995 units at US$72,087 compared to 17,519 shares at US$2,979 on Wednesday and month to date averages 107,672 at US$12,166 versus 31,839 units at US$6,816 on Wednesday. August ended with an average of 210,413 units for US$12,959.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital rose half a cent to 7.5 US cents with a solid 4,728,266 shares traded, Margaritaville remained at 9 US cents with an exchange of 41,000 units, Proven Investments dropped 1.38 cents to end at 22.02 US cents with a transfer of 8,700 stock units. Sterling Investments increased by 0.4 of a cent to close at 2.14 US cents with 2,027 stocks changing hands and Sygnus Credit Investments USD stock settled at 12.5 US cents with 4,984 shares crossing the exchange.

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

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