Trading dipped on the JSE USD Market

Trading activity dipped on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market on Wednesday, with the volume of stocks exchanged declining 35 percent, valued 178 percent more than on Tuesday, and resulting in the trading of seven securities, down from 10 on Tuesday, with prices of two rising, four declining and one ending unchanged.
Investors exchanged a total of 38,341 shares for US$7,793, down from 58,570 units at US$2,806 on Tuesday.
Trading averaged 5,477 units at US$1,113 versus 5,857 shares at US$281 on Tuesday, with the month to date averaging 35,209 shares at US$2,299 versus 36,695 units at US$2,358 on the previous day. September ended with an average of 87,926 units for US$4,746.
The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 0.31 points to end at 208.84.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 8.5. The PE ratio uses earnings forecasts for companies with financial years ending between November and August 2023.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than the last selling prices and two with lower offers.
At the close, Proven Investments dipped 0.3 of a cent to 19 US cents after trading 25,134 shares, Sygnus Credit Investments J$ share remained at 15.63 US cents, with an exchange of 402 stock units, Sygnus Credit Investments USD share shed 0.88 of one cent to close at 9.11 US cents with the swapping of 11,759 stocks and Transjamaican Highway popped 0.05 of a cent in ending at 0.9 of one US cent, with eight units crossing the market.
In the preference segmentEquityline Mortgage Investment preference share fell 5 cents to end at US$1.70 with a transfer of 57 stocks, JMMB Group 5.75% declined 9 cents to close at US$1.75 while exchanging 914 shares and JMMB Group 6% climbed 11 cents in ending at US$1.09 after exchanging 67 units.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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