Bounce for JSE USD trading

A huge 667 percent rise in the value of stocks traded after the volume rose just 17 percent over Monday was the outstanding feature of trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Tuesday.
Seven securities traded, compared to nine on Monday, with three rising, three declining and one ending unchanged. At the close of market activities, the JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 0.71 points to end at 218.70.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Overall, 578,306 shares were traded for US$75,902 compared to 492,558 units at US$9,897 on Monday.
Trading averaged 82,615 units at US$10,843, compared to 54,729 shares at US$1,100 on Monday, with a month to date average of 74,062 shares at US$8,830 versus 73,625 units at US$8,727 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and one stock with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share dropped 0.08 of a cent to end at 7.42 US cents in an exchange of 7,785 shares, Proven Investments climbed 0.99 of one cent in closing at 26 US cents after 100,112 units changed hands, Sterling Investments gained 0.12 of a cent to close at 2.12 US cents trading 10,000 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share lost 0.4 of one cent in ending at 12.5 US cents after 367,647 stock units were traded, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share declined 1.5 cents to a 52 weeks’ low of 10 US cents with the swapping of 4,000 units and Transjamaican Highway increased 0.01 of a cent to 1 US cent while exchanging 88,718 stocks.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% remained at US$2.25 after exchanging 44 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Slippage for JSE USD market

Trading ended on Monday, with the volume of stocks traded rising 572 percent and the value 38 percent lower than on Friday on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in more stocks declining than increasing at the close.
Nine securities traded, compared to six on Friday, with one rising, three declining and five ending unchanged.
Overall, 492,558 shares traded for US$9,897 versus 73,292 units at US$15,839 on Friday. Trading averaged 54,729 units at US$1,100, versus 12,215 shares at US$2,640 on Friday, with the month to date average of 73,625 shares at US$8,727 versus 74,953 units at US$9,263 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.68.points to end at 217.99. The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two ended with the bid higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share rose 0.05 cents to close at 7.5 US cents in switching ownership of 26,358 shares, Margaritaville remained at 14.99 US cents while exchanging 622 units, Proven Investments lost 0.99 of one cent to close at 25.01 US cents, with 6,452 stock units clearing the market. Sterling Investments shed 0.07 of a cent after ending at 2 US cents and trading 1,100 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share declined 0.01 of a cent to end at 12.9 US cents in an exchange of 751 stocks, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share finished at 11.5 US cents in trading 8,454 shares and Transjamaican Highway ended at 0.99 US cents in exchanging 448,500 stock units.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investments preference share remained at US$1.70 with 57 units crossing the market and JMMB Group 5.75% finished at US$2.25 after exchanging 264 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Steady trading for JSE USD market

Trading on Thursday, with the volume of stocks traded falling 78 percent with 99 percent less value than on Wednesday, to close the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in seven securities traded, the same as on Wednesday with none rising, three declining and four ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 0.07 points to end at 215.90. The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.3. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com  earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Overall, 234,994 shares traded for US$7,758 compared to 1,086,150 units at US$718,478 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 33,571 units at US$1,108, compared to 155,164 shares at US$102,640 on Wednesday, with month to date average of 78,039 shares at US$9,589 versus 80,746 units at US$10,105 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share remained at 7.49 US cents while trading 2,690 shares, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy finished at US$1.38, with two units crossing the exchange, Proven Investments lost 0.86 of a cent to end at 25.04 US cents with 20,590 stock units changing hands. Sterling Investments dropped 0.03 of a cent to 2.07 US cents after trading 33,201 stocks, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended unchanged at 12.94 US cents in an exchange of 21 stock units, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share ended at 11.5 US cents in exchanging 75 shares and Transjamaican Highway slipped 0.07 of a cent to 0.93 of one US cent in trading 178,415 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Trading picks up for JSE USD market

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Trading on Friday ended with the volume of stocks changing hands rising 61 percent over Thursday as 11 percent more funds entered the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in eight securities traded, similar to Thursday, with two rising, three declining and three ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index dipped 3.59 points to end at 210.93.
The PE Ratio, a measure used to compute appropriate stock values, averages 9, The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending, up to August 2023.
A total of 320,625 shares traded amounting to US$13,970 compared to 199,358 units at US$12,579 on Thursday. Trading averaged 40,078 units at US$1,746 compared to 24,920 shares at US$1,572 on Thursday, with a month to date average of 80,326 shares at US$4,021 versus 83,984 units at US$4,228 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share remained at 7.49 US cents, with 3 shares crossing the market, Margaritaville ended at 14.99 US cents with an exchange of 30 stocks, Proven Investments climbed 0.48 of a cent in ending at 25.5 US cents in switching ownership of 30,832 stock units. Sterling Investments gained 0.2 of a cent in closing at 2.12 US cents with the swapping of 2,823 units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share finished at 12.2 US cents trading 11,698 stocks, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share lost 0.5 of one cent to end at 11.5 US cents in exchanging 23,408 units and Transjamaican Highway dropped 0.17 of a cent to 0.81 of a US cent in an exchange of 251,830 stock units.In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% shed 5 cents in ending at US$2.25 after trading just one share.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Fall for JSE USD Market

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Thursday, ended with the volume of stocks traded rising 69 percent, with a 63 percent drop in value than Wednesday, as eight securities were traded, up from six on Wednesday with three rising, three declining and two ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 3.43 points to end at 214.52.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.3. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending, up to August 2023.
Some 199,358 shares traded for US$12,579 compared to 118,104 units at US$34,212 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 24,920 units at US$1,572, compared to 19,684 shares at US$5,702 on Wednesday, with a month to date average of 83,984 shares at US$4,228 versus 89,891 units at US$4,494 on the previous day.  May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three stocks ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and one with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share rallied 0.49 of a cent to 7.49 US cents, with 6,497 shares crossing the market, Margaritaville declined 0.01 of one cent to close at 14.99 US cents with the swapping of 12,982 stock units, Productive Business Solutions traded 1,297 stock units at US$1.15. Proven Investments shed 0.97 of a cent in closing at 25.02 US cents after exchanging 27,032 units, Sterling Investments dropped 0.25 cents to 1.92 US cents with 23,369 stock units changing hands, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share ended at 12.2 US cents after exchanging 2,014 stocks and Transjamaican Highway gained 0.07 of a cent after ending at 0.98 US cents in trading 126,115 units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 6% rose 4 cents to close at US$1.05 with the exchange 52 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Volume climbs on JSE USD market Friday

Trading on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market ended on Friday, with the volume of stocks traded rising 995 percent and the value jumping 1,406 percent more than on Thursday, resulting in a decline in the market index.
A total of six securities traded, compared to eight on Thursday, with one rising, two declining and three ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index slipped 0.06 points to end at 220.39.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
Overall, 247,506 shares traded, for US$57,518, up from 22,611 units at US$3,819 on Thursday.
Trading averaged 41,251 units at US$9,586, up from 2,826 shares at US$477 on Thursday, with a month to date average of 112,119 shares at US$4,929 versus 119,712 units at US$4,430 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two ended with higher bids than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share rose 0.1 of a cent to 7.5 US cents with 5,313 shares clearing the market, Margaritaville ended unchanged at 15 US cents in trading 10,006 stocks, Proven Investments lost 0.1 of one cent to end at 26 US cents in switching ownership of 210,953 units. Sterling Investments fell 0.2 of a cent to 2 US cents after exchanging 7,000 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share finished at 12.39 US cents while exchanging 1,990 stocks and Transjamaican Highway remained at 0.98 of one US cent after trading 12,244 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD stocks slip on Thursday

Trading on Thursday ended on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market with the volume of stocks traded declining 61 percent and the value dropping 53 per cent lower than on Wednesday, resulting in more stocks falling than rising.
A total of eight securities were traded, compared to seven on Wednesday with one rising, three declining and four unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 1.51 points to end at 220.45.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.3. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial year ending, up to August 2023.
Overall, 22,611 shares were traded, for US$3,819 versus 57,904 units at US$8,144 on Wednesday. Trading averaged 2,826 units at US$477, compared to 8,272 shares at US$1,163 on Wednesday, with month to date average of 119,712 shares at US$4,430 versus 139,193 units at US$5,089 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and one stock with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share lost 0.1 of a cent in closing at 7.4 US cents in switching ownership of 1,841 shares, Margaritaville ended at 15 US cents after exchanging 10,008 stocks, Productive Business Solutions finished at US$1.15 as 34 stock units changed hands. Proven Investments increased 0.09 of a cent to close at 26.1 US cents in exchanging 6,935 units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share dipped 0.01 of one cent after ending at 12.39 US cents with 1,066 shares clearing the market, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share ended unchanged at 12 US cents after an exchange of 1,575 stock units and Transjamaican Highway declined 0.01 of a cent to 0.98 of one US cent, with the swapping of 1,151 units
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share ended unchanged at US$1.70 after one stock unit was traded.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE US dollar market climbs

The Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market closed higher on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks traded dropping 98 percent, with a 90 percent slide in the value compared to Tuesday, with more stocks rising than falling at the close.
Seven securities traded, similar to Tuesday with three rising, two declining and two ending unchanged. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 5.84 points to end at 221.96.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.4. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending, up to August 2023.
Overall, 57,904 shares traded, for US$8,144 compared to 2,380,018 units at US$85,715 on Tuesday. Trading averaged 8,272 units at US$1,163, compared to 340,003 shares at US$12,245 on Tuesday, with a month to date average of 139,193 shares at US$5,089 versus 161,545 units at US$5,759 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and four with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share finished at 7.5 US cents after 2,085 shares were traded, Margaritaville ended unchanged at 15 US cents, with sis stock units changing hands, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy climbed 18 cents to US$1.38 with a mere one stock units. Proven Investments declined 0.48 cents in ending at 26.01 US cents, with 21,053 units crossing the market, Sterling Investments popped 0.2 of a cent to end at 2.2 US cents, with 9,900 shares clearing the market, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share rallied 1.19 cents in ending at 12.4 US cents, with an exchange of 17,237 stock units and Transjamaican Highway shed 0.01 of a cent to 0.99 of one US cent in exchanging 7,622 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

Sharp jump in trading on the JSEUSD market

Trading picked up sharply on Tuesday at the close of the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, with the volume of stocks traded surging 1,022 percent and the value climbing 644 percent more than on Monday and resulting in seven securities trading, down from nine on Monday, with two rising, one declining and four ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index gained 1.18 points to end at 216.12.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 9.1. The PE ratio is based on ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending, between November this year and August 2023.
A total of, 2,380,018 shares traded for US$85,715 versus 212,103 units at US$11,513 on Monday. Trading averaged 340,00 units at US$12,245, compared to 23,567 shares at US$1,279 on Monday, with month to date average of 161,545 shares at US$5,759 versus 124,804 units at US$4,424 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three ended with a bid higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share finished at 7.5 US cents while exchanging 35 shares, Margaritaville ended unchanged at 15 US cents with the swapping of 207 stock units, Proven Investments shed 0.01 cents to end at 26.49 US cents, with 235,369 stocks crossing the market. Sterling Investments remained at 2 US cents trading 29,028 units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share gained 0.11 of a cent in closing at 11.21 US cents after an exchange of 37,602 units and Transjamaican Highway popped 0.1 of a cent to 1 US cent in exchanging 2,077,677 stock units.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% finished at US$2.30 after the trading of 100 stocks.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

JSE USD market eases back

On Monday, the volume and value of shares traded on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market declined by 94 percent and 87 percent, respectively, resulting in an even number of stocks rising and falling.
A total of nine securities traded, compared to eight on Friday, with two rising, two declining and five ending unchanged.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index slipped 0.16 points to end at 214.94.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.9. The PE ratio uses ICInsider.com earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending up to August 2023.
A total of 212,103 shares traded for US$11,513 down from 3,358,668 units at US$92,093 on Friday.
Trading averaged 23,567 units at US$1,279, compared to 419,834 shares at US$11,512 on Friday, with a month to date average of 124,804 shares at US$4,424 versus 161,249 units at US$5,556 on the previous day. May ended with an average of 47,916 units for US$3,528.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows three ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and none with a lower offer.
At the close, First Rock Capital USD share remained at 7.5 US cents with 15,710 shares crossing the exchange, Margaritaville ended at 15 US cents with the swapping of 33 stocks, Proven Investments ended unchanged at 26.5 US cents after the trading of 9,423 units. Sterling Investments shed 0.14 of a cent to end at 2 US cents in exchanging 606 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share rose 0.02 of a cent in closing at 11.1 US cents with 42,260 units changing hands, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share finished at 12 US cents in an exchange of 1,248 stock units and Transjamaican Highway ended at 0.9 of a US cent in trading 141,092 stocks.
In the preference segmentJMMB Group 5.75% lost 2 cents after ending at US$2.30 in exchanging one share and JMMB Group 6% gained 9 cents in closing at US$1.10 after trading 1,730 stock units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.