Steady trading for JSEUSD Market

Trading close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks traded declining 8 percent with a 10 percent value lower than for trading on Tuesday, resulting in an exchange of eight securities the same as on Tuesday with three rising, two declining and three ending unchanged.
A total of 474,951 shares traded for US$37,897 versus 516,424 units at US$42,336 on Tuesday.
Trading averaged 59,369 units at US$4,737, down from 64,553 shares at US$5,292 on Tuesday, with a month-to-date average of 40,729 units at US$3,421 versus 39,443 units at US$3,330 on the previous day. June ended with an average of 71,901 shares for US$8,793.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 1.93 points to end at 208.11.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.9. The PE ratio uses earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to 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 Capital USD share rose 0.05 of a cent to close at 7 US cents, with 344,935 shares clearing the market, Margaritaville rallied 2.98 cents to 14.98 US cents while a mere one stock crossed the exchange, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy fell 10 cents to US$1.30 with one stock unit trading. Productive Business Solutions ended unchanged at US$1.14 with just one stock unit crossing the market, Proven Investments advanced 0.41 of a cent to end at 23 US cents after an exchange of 55,481 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share declined 0.88 of one cent after ending at 11.11 US cents with the swapping of 4,603 units and Transjamaican Highway remained at 0.93 US cents with an exchange of 69,928 shares.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% finished at US$1.10 in trading one stock unit.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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