Trading picks up for JSE USD Market

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Thursday, with the volume of stocks changing hands rising 266 percent valued 819 percent more than on Wednesday, after nine securities were traded, compared to eight on Wednesday with three rising, two declining and four ending unchanged.
Overall, 417,724 shares were traded for US$36,261 compared with 114,022 units at US$3,947 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 46,414 shares at US$4,029 compared with 14,253 units at US$493 on Wednesday, with a month to date average of 43,744 shares for US$3,593 being fairly steady with 43,578 units at US$3,566 on the previous day. December ended with an average of 39,679 units for US$1,494.
The JSE USD Equities Index added 0.37 points to end at 199.46.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.7. The PE ratio incorporates ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share popped 0.79 of a cent to 7.79 US cents crossing after investors exchanged 400,159 shares, Productive Business Solutions remained at US$1.275 after a transfer of 585 stock units, Proven Investments climbed 0.89 of a cent in closing at 20 US cents after trading 16,499 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments J$ share ended at 12 US cents, with 180 units crossing the market, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended at 9.5 US cents after trading 59 shares and Transjamaican Highway fell 0.04 of a cent to end at 0.91 of one US cents as 76 units changed hands.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share remained at US$11 after 150 stock units changed hands, Eppley 6% preference share dropped 2.5 cents to US$1.045 with investors transferring 15 stocks and Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share rallied 3 cents to close at US$1.67 after an exchange of one unit.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Volume surges prices drop on JSE USD Market

Trading jumped on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Tuesday, with 905 percent more stocks changing hands, with the value rising 226 percent over Monday, resulting in the trading of 12 securities, compared to eight on Monday with no rising, eight declining and four ending unchanged.
Trading ended with an exchange of 1,638,947 shares for US$60,212 from 163,158 units at US$18,456 on Monday.
Trading averaged 136,579 units at US$5,018 versus 20,395 shares at US$2,307 on Monday, with a month to date average of 45,290 shares at US$3,746 compared with 36,527 units at US$3,624 on the previous day. December ended with an average of 39,679 units for US$1,494.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 3.71 points to end at 213.33.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.9. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November 2022 and August 2023.
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 Real Estate USD share fell 0.49 of a cent in ending at 7 US cents after an exchange of 34 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy shed 5 cents in closing at 55 US cents, with 13 units crossing the market, Productive Business Solutions lost 5 cents to close at US$1.50 in an exchange of 3 stocks. Proven Investments dropped 0.94 of a cent to end at 20 US cents in trading 121,911 stock units, Sterling Investments declined 0.13 of a cent to 1.86 US cents with an exchange of 583 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments J$ share dipped 1.28 cents to end at 12 US cents after a transfer of 822 shares. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share remained at 9.5 US cents with the swapping of 284 units, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share ended at 9.5 US cents in switching ownership of 14,023 stocks and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.06 of a cent to end at 0.91 of one US cents after finishing trading of 1,481,029 shares.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share remained at US$11 with investors transferring 86 stocks, Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share shed 3 cents to close at a 52 weeks’ low of US$1.64, with nine units crossing the market and JMMB Group 6% ended at US$1 in exchanging 20,150 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Slippage for the JSE USD market

Trading activity fell on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Monday, with the volume of stocks changing hands declining 72 percent valued 77 percent less than on Friday and resulted in eight securities traded, compared to seven on Friday, with three rising, two declining and three ending unchanged.
Overall, 163,158 shares were traded for US$18,456 compared with 590,378 units at US$81,708 on Friday.
Trading averaged 20,395 units at US$2,307, down from 84,340 shares at US$11,673 on Friday, with month to date average of 36,527 shares at US$3,624 compared with 37,630 units at US$3,714 on the previous day. December ended with an average of 39,679 units for US$1,494.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.20 points to end at 217.04.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 10.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share rallied 0.48 of a cent to 7.49 US cents after an exchange of 2,925 shares, Proven Investments increased 1.94 cents to 20.94 US cents in trading 46,134 units, Sterling Investments remained at 1.99 US cents, with 3,500 stock units crossing the exchange. Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share dropped 1.48 cents to end at 9.5 US cents, with 3,119 stocks being traded and Transjamaican Highway climbed 0.06 of a cent in closing at 0.97 US cents after a transfer of 102,490 stock units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share ended at US$1.67 in an exchange of 4 units, JMMB Group 5.75% fell 3 cents in closing at US$1.97 after 3,000 stocks were traded and JMMB Group 6% remained at US$1 as investors exchanged 1,986 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading volume of stocks jumps higher

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Trading picked up sharply on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Wednesday, with a 797 percent rise in the volume of stocks changing hands, valued 463 percent more than on Tuesday and resulting in the trading of five securities, compared to nine on Tuesday with none rising, two declining and three ending unchanged.
A total of 437,499 shares were traded for US$50,829, up sharply from 48,759 units at US$9,034 on Tuesday.
Trading averaged 87,500 units at US$10,166 compared with 5,418 shares at US$1,004 on Tuesday, with a month to date average of 33,608 shares at US$3,224 compared with 30,830 units at US$2,866 on the previous day. December ended with an average of 39,679 units for US$1,494.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 2.87 points to end at 229.28.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 10.3. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows none ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Proven Investments declined 0.85 of a cent to close at 19.05 US cents with 49,271 shares clearing the market, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share remained at 10 US cents exchanging 360,215 units and Transjamaican Highway lost 0.01 of a cent in closing at 0.96 of one US cent after trading 23,300 stock units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share ended at US$1.67 with 58 stocks changing hands and JMMB Group 6% ended at US$1 in switching ownership of 4,655 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Fall for JSE USD Market

Trading levels plunged on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Friday and pulled the Denominated Equities Index down by 1.47 points to 227.32, with the volume of stocks changing hands declining by 92 percent and the value dropping 93 percent from that on Thursday, resulting in an exchange of 10 securities, up from nine on Thursday, with no stock price rising, five declining and five ending unchanged.
Just 43,767 shares were traded for US$6,623, down from 531,152 units at US$99,750 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 4,377 shares at US$662, versus 59,017 shares at US$11,083 on Thursday, with month to date average of 33,484 units at US$2,883 compared with 37,472 stock units at US$3,188 on the previous day. December ended with an average of 39,679 units for US$1,494.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.5. The PE ratio uses ICInsider. com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and one stock with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share ended at 7.5 US cents in exchanging 90 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy declined 5 cents in closing at 60 US cents, 187 units changing hands, Productive Business Solutions remained at US$1.69 with investors transferring two stock units. Proven Investments dropped 0.9 of a cent to close at 19 US cents as investors exchanged 30,019 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended at 10 US cents while exchanging 1,432 stocks, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share lost 0.07 of a cent to close at 12.4 US cents, with 56 units crossing the exchange and Transjamaican Highway fell 0.02 of a cent in ending at 0.95 of one US cents, with 11,928 shares changing hands.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share shed 45 cents to US$10.55 after 50 stock units crossed the market, Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.67 with a transfer of just two units and JMMB Group 6% remained at US$1.05 and closed with an exchange of one stock unit.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD Market raps up 2022 with 19.7% rise

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Friday and for 2022, with the market gaining 19.7 percent for the year after the JSE US Denominated Equities Index closed 2.39 points higher on Friday to end at 233.97, following a 54 percent dip in the volume of stocks changing hands after 88 percent less funds entered the market compared with Thursday, resulting in nine securities traded, compared to eight on Thursday with five rising, one declining and three ending unchanged.
Overall, 350,984 shares were traded for US$5,053 compared to 758,093 units at US$42,021 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 38,998 units at US$561, 94,762 shares at US$5,253 on Thursday, with month to date average of 39,679 shares at US$1,492 compared with 39,721 units at US$1,550 on the previous day. November ended with an average of 33,854 units for US$3,351.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.6 at the close Friday. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ending with a bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Margaritaville popped 2.09 cents to close at 13.99 US cents in exchanging one share, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy rallied 1 cent to 61 US cents while exchanging 162 units, Productive Business Solutions remained at US$1.804 with investors transferring 50 stock units. Proven Investments shed 0.3 cents to end at 19 US cents in switching owners of 7,837 stocks, Sterling Investments rose 0.13 of a cent after ending at 2.13 US cents with the swapping of 183 stock units, Transjamaican Highway gained 0.08 of a cent in ending at 0.98 of one US cent, with 342,741 stocks crossing the market.
In the preference segmentProductive Business 9.25% preference share ended at US$11.05 with an exchange of 5 units, Eppley 6% preference share rose 2 cents to close at US$1.08 with an exchange of 3 shares and Equityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.67 after a transfer of 2 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Big fall for JSE USD Market

The Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market suffered a sharp reversal of recent gains with the market index diving 26.46 points to close at 231.58 after Productive Business Solutions had a massive decline in price on Thursday, after the volume of stocks changing hands declining 22 percent with a 187 percent greater value than on Wednesday, resulting in trading in eight securities, similar to the number traded on Wednesday and ended with two rising, four declining and two ending unchanged.
Overall, 758,093 shares were traded for US$42,021 compared with 966,219 units at US$14,629 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 94,762 units at US$5,253 versus 120,777 shares at US$1,829 on Wednesday. Trading month to date average 39,721 shares at US$1,550 versus 36,460 units at US$1,331 on the previous day. November ended with an average of 33,854 units for US$3,351.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.5. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
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 Real Estate USD share advanced 0.7 of a cent to 7.9 US cents after swapping 415,000 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy dipped 5 cents to close at 60 US cents, with 866 stock units changing hands, Productive Business Solutions fell 44.6 cents in closing at US$1.804 after trading 57 units. Proven Investments popped 0.15 of a cent to 19.3 US cents trading 23,226 stocks, Sterling Investments dropped 0.18 of a cent to end at 2 US cents in an exchange of 13,256 units and Transjamaican Highway shed 0.07 of a cent after ending at 0.9 of one US cents in trading 304,858 shares.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share remained at US$1.67 as investors exchanged one stock unit and JMMB Group 5.75% ended at US$1.50 with a transfer of 829 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading up for USD Market

Trading picked up on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Wednesday, following the long Christmas holiday break and closed with the volume of stocks changing hands rising 10,805 percent valued 1,994 percent more than on last week Friday and resulted in the trading of eight securities, similar to that on Friday and closed with four rising, three declining and one ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 5.46 points to end at 258.04.
A total of 966,219 shares were traded for US$14,629 compared with 8,860 units at US$699 on Thursday. Trading averaged 120,777 shares at US$1,829 versus 1,108 units at US$87 last Friday, with the month to date average of 36,460 units at US$1,331 compared to 31,148 shares at US$1,300 on the previous trading day. November ended with an average of 33,854 units for US$3,351.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.6. The PE ratio uses ICInsider. com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows one stock ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and one with a lower offer.
At the close, Productivity Business Solutions rose 12.86 cents to close at US$2.25 with investors transferring 104 stocks. Proven Investments climbed 0.07 of a cent to end at 18.57 US cents, with 315 units crossing the exchange, Sterling Investments gained 0.18 of a cent in closing at 2.18 US cents with an exchange of 300 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share shed 0.01 of a cent to end at 9.41 US cents after trading 52,922 units and Transjamaican Highway slipped 0.02 of a cent to 0.97 of one US cents with 911,831 shares crossing the market.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share ended at US$1.67 in an exchange of one share, JMMB Group 6% fell 2 cents to close at US$1.05 as investors exchanged 731 stocks and Productivity Business 6% lost 95 cents to end at US$11.05 after 15 shares crossed the market.

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

JSE USD Market jumps

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Thursday, with the volume of stocks changing hands rising 11 percent and the value jumping 92 percent and resulting in 11 securities traded, compared to seven on Wednesday with one rising, four declining and six ending unchanged.
A total of 73,385 shares were traded for US$24,703 up from 65,972 units at US$12,493 on Wednesday.
Trading averaged 6,671 shares at US$2,246, compared with 9,425 shares at US$1,785 on Wednesday, with a month to date average of 33,168 units at US$1,381 versus 35,867 units at US$1,293 on the previous day. November ended with an average of 33,854 units for US$3,351.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 6.41 points to end at 250.56.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.7. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows no stocks ended with a bid higher than the last selling price and one ended with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share remained at 7.5 US cents in trading 2,717 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy ended at 70 US cents while exchanging 100 stock units, Productive Business Solutions gained 19.29 cents to US$2.1214 after 325 stocks passed through the market. Proven Investments fell 0.5 of a cent in closing at 18.5 US cents with an exchange of 59,239 units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share shed 0.3 of a cent after ending at 9.6 US cents trading 2,160 units, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share declined 1.54 cents to end at 11 US cents in exchanging one stock unit and Transjamaican Highway dipped 0.08 of a cent to close at 0.92 of a US cent after a transfer of 1,199 units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share ended at US$1.67 in an exchange of one share, JMMB Group 5.5% remained at US$2 as investors exchanged 729 stocks. JMMB Group 5.75% ended at US$2 with investors transferring 3,838 units and JMMB Group 6% closed at US$1.07, with 3,076 shares crossing the market.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Big gains for JSEUSD Market

Trading picked up on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Tuesday, with the volume of stocks changing hands rising 4,079 percent valued 123 percent more than on Monday and resulting in seven securities traded, compared to four on Monday, with three rising, two declining and two ending unchanged.
Overall, 1,534,710 shares were traded for US$17,244 up from 36,726 units at US$7,737 on Monday.
Trading averaged 219,244 units at US$2,463 compared with 9,182 shares at US$1,934 on Monday, with a month to date average of 37,699 shares at US$1,259 compared to 24,180 units at US$1,169 on the previous day. November ended with an average of 33,854 units for US$3,351.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index climbed 4.71 points to end at 235.69.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.8. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows none ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and three with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Real Estate USD share shed 0.52 of one cent to 7.18 US cents, with 29,500 shares crossing the exchangeProven Investments declined 0.04 of a cent to close at 19.85 US cents after an exchange of 203 units, Sterling Investments advanced 0.2 of a cent to end at 2.2 US cents, with 5,000 stock units crossing the market and Transjamaican Highway popped 0.06 of a cent in closing at 1 US cent after a transfer of 1,500,000 stocks.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share ended at US$1.67 after three shares changed hands, JMMB Group 5.75% remained at US$2 after one unit passed through the market and JMMB Group 6% gained 6.99 cents in closing at US$1.0699 in trading three stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.