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Jamaican (JSE) Market Analysis & Valuation

UpdatedMay 22, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies86
  • 7D-3.0%
  • 3M1.4%
  • 1Y1.0%
  • YTD4.4%

Over the last 7 days, the market has dropped 3.0%, driven by a decline of 3.4% in the Financials sector. Although the market performance has been flat over the past year.

Market Valuation and Performance

Has the Jamaican Market valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Mon, 23 May 2022JA$1.8tJA$847.8bJA$118.1b18.5x
Wed, 20 Apr 2022JA$1.8tJA$837.8bJA$112.4b19.3x
Fri, 18 Mar 2022JA$1.7tJA$825.4bJA$109.1b18.2x
Sun, 13 Feb 2022JA$1.8tJA$823.4bJA$108.7b19.3x
Tue, 11 Jan 2022JA$1.7tJA$822.4bJA$108.6b17.6x
Thu, 09 Dec 2021JA$1.6tJA$817.8bJA$111.2b17x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021JA$1.7tJA$792.4bJA$104.5b19.1x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021JA$1.7tJA$791.4bJA$105.8b17.9x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021JA$1.7tJA$787.5bJA$104.2b18.1x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021JA$1.7tJA$786.0bJA$104.0b18.1x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021JA$1.6tJA$744.7bJA$96.0b18.3x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021JA$1.6tJA$722.4bJA$88.8b19.7x
Tue, 06 Oct 2020JA$1.5tJA$724.7bJA$89.4b19.3x
Fri, 10 Jul 2020JA$1.5tJA$731.0bJA$92.7b21.8x
Thu, 02 Apr 2020JA$1.5tJA$739.9bJA$105.9b17.6x
Sun, 05 Jan 2020JA$2.0tJA$725.3bJA$106.7b22.1x
Wed, 09 Oct 2019JA$2.0tJA$692.3bJA$104.4b24.3x
Tue, 02 Jul 2019JA$1.8tJA$656.6bJA$100.5b22.5x
Median PE Ratio

22.4x


Total Market Cap: JA$1.7tTotal Earnings: JA$94.1bTotal Revenue: JA$628.3bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Jamaican Market Median PE3Y Average 19.9x202020212022
Current Market PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the market at the moment, indicating that they expect earnings will grow in line with historical growth rates.
  • The market is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 19.9x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for Jamaican listed companies have grown 7.9% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 11% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Sector Trends

Which sectors have driven the changes within the Jamaican Market?

JM Market-3.05%
Healthcare1.67%
Materials1.48%
Telecom1.31%
Utilities0.81%
Energy0%
Real Estate-0.062%
Consumer Staples-2.21%
Industrials-2.40%
Financials-3.44%
Consumer Discretionary-5.02%
Tech-14.95%
Sector PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Utilities sector even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 63.8x.
  • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Real Estate sector, which is trading below its 3-year average of 14.1x.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data in this market to determine future earnings growth rates.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuationSector
GK GraceKennedyJA$109.992.3%
+JA$2.5b
25.0%PS13.3xConsumer Staples
SGJ Scotia Group JamaicaJA$35.802.0%
+JA$2.1b
-12.3%PB1xFinancials
PULS Pulse InvestmentsJA$3.993.9%
+JA$978.4m
-11.3%PS15.3xTelecom
CCC Caribbean CementJA$62.001.6%
+JA$851.1m
-29.1%PS12.9xMaterials
ISP ISP Finance ServicesJA$29.5032.3%
+JA$756.0m
23.0%PS45.6xFinancials
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