Volume up for JSE USD stocks

Trading on Wednesday, ended with the market declining after trading 26 percent more shares than on Tuesday, on the US dollar market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, resulting in slightly more stocks falling than rising.
Trading ended with five securities changing hands, compared to six on Tuesday with prices of one stock rising, two declining and two remaining unchanged.
The JSE USD Equity Index lost 1.56 points to end at 211.96. The average PE Ratio ends at 13.1 based on ICInsider.com’s forecast of 2021-22 earnings.
Overall, 116,945 shares traded, for US$19,257 compared to 92,599 units at US$3,604 on Tuesday.
Trading averaged 23,389 units at US$3,851, in contrast to 15,433 shares at US$601 on Tuesday. Trading for the month to date averaged 47,542 units at US$2,162 in contrast to 58,521 units at US$1,394 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 one stock ended with the bid higher than the last selling price and none with lower offers.
At the close, First Rock Capital rose 0.09 US cents to end at 9 US cents, with 30,000 shares changing hands, Margaritaville closed at 9 US cents after trading 10 shares, Proven Investments declined 0.04 of a cent to close at 26.95 US cents in trading 31,922 shares. Sygnus Credit Investments dipped 0.49 of a cent after exchanging 54,482 stock units at 14.5 US cents and Transjamaican Highway settled at 0.94 US cents with the swapping of 531 stocks.

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

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