Volume rose on JSE USD Market – Friday

Trading on Friday ended with just over 23 percent more shares changing hands on Thursday on the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market, resulting in advancing stocks just edging out declining ones. 
Trading ended with five securities changing hands, compared to six on Thursday, with prices of two stocks rising, one declining and two closing unchanged.
The JSE USD Equity Index fell 0.45 points to end at 211.74.
A total of 360,862 shares traded, accounting for US$13,128 versus 292,359 units at US$25,831 on Thursday. The average PE Ratio based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2021-22 earnings ended at 13.2.
Trading averaged 72,172 units at US$2,626, versus 48,727 shares at US$4,305 on Thursday. Trading for the month to date averaged 52,366 units at US$2,724 in contrast to 47,865 units at US$2,746 on the prior trading day. April ended with an average of 80,293 units for US$6,320.
Investor’s Choice bid-offer indicator shows two stocks ended with bids higher than their last selling prices and none with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital stayed at 9 US cents, with 555 shares crossing the market, Margaritaville ended at 9 US cents trading 5,298 shares, Proven Investments fell 0.6 of a cent to 26.2 US cents after trading 15,941 units. Sygnus Credit Investments climbed 0.52 of a cent to 15.97 US cents, with 37,001 units changing hands and Transjamaican Highway rose 0.01 of a cent in closing at 0.95 US cents after 302,067 shares crossed the exchange.

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

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