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QWI Investments JMSE:QWI Stock Report

Last Price


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09 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
QWI fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health3/6

QWI Stock Overview

QWI Investments Limited specialized in private equity investment.

QWI Investments Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for QWI Investments
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJA$0.82
52 Week HighJA$1.09
52 Week LowJA$0.63
1 Month Change-4.65%
3 Month Change-7.87%
1 Year Change-10.87%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO-33.33%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

QWIJM Capital MarketsJM Market

Return vs Industry: QWI underperformed the JM Capital Markets industry which returned 7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: QWI underperformed the JM Market which returned -4.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is QWI's price volatile compared to industry and market?
QWI volatility
QWI Average Weekly Movement7.1%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement8.0%
Market Average Movement9.4%
10% most volatile stocks in JM Market17.6%
10% least volatile stocks in JM Market5.5%

Stable Share Price: QWI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of JM stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: QWI's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company


QWI Investments Limited specialized in private equity investment. It prefers to invest in quoted securities. It prefers to invest in consumer herbal product, business manufacturing and real estate.

QWI Investments Fundamentals Summary

How do QWI Investments's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
QWI fundamental statistics
Market CapJA$1.12b
Earnings (TTM)JA$26.46m
Revenue (TTM)JA$101.36m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
QWI income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueJA$0
Gross ProfitJA$101.36m
Other ExpensesJA$74.90m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.019
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin26.11%
Debt/Equity Ratio20.2%

How did QWI perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is QWI undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for QWI?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

QWI key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does QWI's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

QWI PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for QWI vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average5.6x
SIL Sterling Investments
SELECTF Sagicor Select Funds
PJX Portland JSX
SSLVC MFS Capital Partners
QWI QWI Investments

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: QWI is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (42.3x) compared to the peer average (5.6x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does QWI's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the South American Capital Markets Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: QWI is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (42.3x) compared to the JM Capital Markets industry average (11x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is QWI's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

QWI PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio42.3x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate QWI's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of QWI when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: QWI (JMD0.82) is trading below our estimate of fair value (JMD1.12)

Significantly Below Fair Value: QWI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is QWI Investments forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as QWI Investments has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

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Past Performance

How has QWI Investments performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Last years earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: QWI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: QWI's current net profit margins (26.1%) are lower than last year (74.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: Insufficient data to determine if QWI's year-on-year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: QWI's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: QWI had negative earnings growth (-93.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (8.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: QWI's Return on Equity (1.5%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is QWI Investments's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: QWI's short term assets (JMD2.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (JMD395.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: QWI's short term assets (JMD2.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (JMD44.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: QWI has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if QWI's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: QWI's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: QWI's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is QWI Investments's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: QWI's dividend (8.54%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the JM market (1.35%).

High Dividend: QWI's dividend (8.54%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the JM market (3.3%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Too early to tell whether QWI's dividend payments have been stable as they only just started paying a dividend.

Growing Dividend: Too early to tell if QWI's dividend payments are increasing as they only just started paying a dividend.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (180.5%), QWI's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: QWI is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


QWI Investments has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

QWI Investments Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: QWI Investments Limited
  • Ticker: QWI
  • Exchange: JMSE
  • Founded: 2018
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Implied Market Cap: JA$1.119b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.37b
  • Website:


  • QWI Investments Limited
  • 2, Bell Road
  • Kingston
  • 11
  • Jamaica


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/09 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/08 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/09/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.