Winners beat losers 2 to 1 on JSE USD Market

Trading on Monday ended with the volume of shares changing hands declining 57 percent with 72 percent lower value than on Friday, but the Jamaica Stock Exchange US dollar market closed with twice the number of stocks rising than falling.
Similar to trading on Friday six securities changed hands, with four rising and two declining. The JSE US Denominated Equities Index lost 0.67 points to end at 200.39.
The PE Ratio, a measure used in computing appropriate stock values, averages 12.6. The PE ratio uses earnings forecasts for companies with the financial year up to August 2022.
A total of 805,542 shares traded for US$92,182, down from 1,856,215 units at US$329,297 on Friday.
Trading averaged 134,257 units at US$15,364, compared to 309,369 shares at US$54,883 on Friday and month to date an average of 88,816 shares at US$8,341 versus 85,682 units at US$7,857 on the previous day. December ended with an average of 439,975 units for US$68,382.
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 Capital USD share advanced 0.38 of a cent to end at 6.93 US cents after exchanging 56 shares, Margaritaville dropped 2.94 cents at 12.01 US cents and closed with 68 stock units changing hands, Proven Investments declined 1 cent in closing at 22 US cents after trading 417,536 stocks. Sygnus Credit Investments USD share popped 1.49 cents to 12.99 US cents, with 7,696 units clearing the market with, Sygnus Real Estate Finance USD share gained 1.8 cents to close at 13.8 US cents in exchanging 272 stock units and Transjamaican Highway rose 0.03 of a cent in ending at 0.89 of one US cents trading 379,914 shares.
Prices of securities trading are those for the last transaction of each stock unless otherwise stated.

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