After 8 years, the price of a JKH share has plunged by a staggering 71%. By end-2014, the market sentiment was such that investors were prepared to pay USD 1.40 per JKH share at that time. Today, investors are only prepared to pay USD 0.41 per share.
John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH.N000) share prices in comparison with the USD/LKR exchange rate fluctuation.
*During the period from January 2022 to November 2022 the USD/LKR Exchange rate increased from USD from LKR 200/= to LKR 363/=
*As a result of the USD/LKR movement JKH share prices in terms of USD has decreased from US$ 0.779 to US$ 0.408 more than 47% cheaper.
*JKH share price in terms of US$ recorded its highest price of US$ 1.40 in December 2014 when USD/LKR exchange rate was LKR 131/=
*Currently JKH share is trading at a price of US$ 0.41 which is more than 70% less than its price in December 2014.
*JKH has become an attractive investment opportunity to foreign investors due to above reason.
Share Price Movement
Exchange Rate Movement
JKH Financial Summary
John Keells Holdings PLC reported earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended September 30, 2022. For the second quarter, the company reported sales was LKR 69,064.86 million compared to LKR 49,269.04 million a year ago. Net income was LKR 1,604.96 million compared to LKR 2,861.28 million a year ago. Basic earnings per share from continuing operations was LKR 1.16 compared to LKR 2.17 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations was LKR 1.16 compared to LKR 2.17 a year ago.For the six months, sales was LKR 140,580.74 million compared to LKR 88,067.54 million a year ago. Net income was LKR 12,882.02 million compared to LKR 4,395.04 million a year ago. Basic earnings per share from continuing operations was LKR 9.3 compared to LKR 3.33 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations was LKR 9.17 compared to LKR 3.33 a year ago.
Latest Quarterly Results:
Earnings based Valuation
JKH fair value calculation based on financials. Expecting it to reach 165-170 range in ST. Next Q financial results will test it potential to move further.
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