One Caribbean jumps to $25 – a hold

TTSE pot 11-7-14fOne Caribbean is no longer a recommended Buy Rated currently based on the jump to $25 per share this week, but seems to be a hold based on the reading of the Trinidad Stock market where it looks as if it should rise some more.
Since July 5 last year when IC Insider gave the stock in the Buy Rated category it has moved up 43 percent and now enjoys a PE ratio of 17.7 compared with 12.6 last year July.
TTSE pe chrt 11-7-14 fnElsewhere Trinidad Cement slipped to $1.90 making it more attractive, even as there is talk of major changes in directorship. Massy Group continues its slow gain as well as Republic Bank but they as well as a number of others remain attractively priced for good gains in the period ahead as they are undervalued.

Why PE?| The price earnings ratio is the most popular measure investors use to compare and determine stocks values. It is computed by dividing the price of a stock by the earnings per share. It allows investors to compare the value of one company with others, in order to determine which ones are to be bought, sold or held. When the market moves markedly away from the norm it is usually time for investors to move, the PE ratio is a good tool to measure such extremes.
In looking at good buying opportunities the crude measure is to buy those stocks with low PEs compared to the market or to stocks in the same sector.

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  1. […] One Caribbean Media out of Trinidad is reporting flat profit of $17 million, for the first quarter of this year, from a fall in revenues of $116.7 million compared with $121 million in 2014.The results were helped by slightly lower administrative cost of $18.9 million versus $19.8 million in 2014 and a small decline in corporate taxes. The results translates to earnings per share of 24 cents. For 2014 the company had earnings of $1.23 per share. For 2015 earnings should remain at the 2014 level. The company that publishes newspapers and operates TV and radio stations in Trinidad, has equity capital of $686 million with cash funds of $128 million and total liabilities of $145 million. One Caribbean is going to continue to face challenges for a while, with tightness and slow growth in Trinidad, made worse by the sharp fall off in the price of oil, one of the country’s main products. The stock was once on the BUY RATED list but was removed after it appreciated fully in 2013. The stock last traded on the Trinidad and Tobago Exchange at $22.30 giving it a pretty rich PE of 18. […]

  2. […] end at $1.50, National Flour Mills with 120,703 shares being traded for $181,054 closing at $1.50, One Caribbean Media trading 7,555 shares at $22.30, Prestige Holdings with 2,168 shares ended at $10 and Scotiabank […]

  3. […] at the close are, Guardian Holdings with 13,332 shares trading to advance by 1 cent to $13.01, One Caribbean Media contributed 387 shares and the price closed with a 1 cent increase to $23.96 and Scotiabank with […]

  4. […] Bank ended trading with 300 shares at $1.18, National Flour Mills traded 450 shares at $1.45 and One Caribbean Media traded 30 units to close $23.96. IC bid-offer Indicator| At the end of trading the Investor’s […]

  5. […] Brokers traded 7,500 units at 40 cents. National Flour traded 32,750 shares and closed at $1.45, One Caribbean Media traded 1,071 units at $23.95 and Scotiabank traded 800 shares to close at $62, LJ Williams B share […]

  6. […] in trading at 44 cents. National Commercial Bank ended trading with just 1,000 shares at $1.17, One Caribbean Media with 67,669 shares changing hands for a value of $1,488,721 to close at $22, Point Lisas Industrial […]

  7. […] which 3 advanced, 5 declined and 7 traded firm with a total of 913,172 units, valued at $7,801,572. One Caribbean Media suffered a loss of $3 with the price closing at $22. At the close of the market, the Composite […]

  8. […] remained at $23.01, Massy Holdings traded 6,333 shares valued at $466,284 to close at $68.24, and One Caribbean Media had 275,171 shares changing hands for a value of $6,906,687 and ended at $25.10. IC bid-offer […]

  9. […] at $1.10 while trading 93,370 shares. National Enterprises added 830 shares, to end at $17.47, One Caribbean Media contributed only 100 shares as the price closed unchanged at $25.10, Sagicor Financial Corporation […]

  10. […] at $112,166, to close at 45 cents, National Commercial Bank with 5,000 shares ended at $1.15, One Caribbean Media added 15,225 shares valued at $382,147, to close at $25.10, Prestige Holdings traded 4,000 units at […]

  11. […] traded 4,000 shares and closed at $1, Scotia Investment with 2,000 shares trading, ended at $1.40, One Caribbean Media contributed 846 shares at $25.12, Trinidad Cement with 100,000 shares changing hands for a value of […]

  12. […] shares changed hands, Guardian Holdings gained a cent to close at $13.51 while trading 9,271 units, One Caribbean Media ended with a 1 cents increase to $25.13 with 500 shares, Trinidad Cement put on a cent to end at […]

  13. […] at the close are, First Citizens Bank traded 1,665 shares and gained 4 cents to close at $36.80, One Caribbean Media increasing 13 cents to end the day at $25.25, in spite of a slight decline in earnings for the year […]

  14. […] hands, closed a cent down at 44 cents, National Enterprises 100 units at $17.73, with 1 cent loss, One Caribbean Media 7,446 shares and closed with a decline of a cent at $25.35, Sagicor Financial 6.5% Preference share, […]

  15. […] 50 cents to end the day at $36.50, with 60,000 shares changing hands, for a value of $2,184,169, One Caribbean Media traded 5,250 shares, a cent higher at $24.36, for a new 52 weeks’ high and Unilever Caribbean […]

  16. […] to close at 1,979.88 and the Cross Listed Index fell by a mere 0.01 point to end at 40.94. Gains| One Caribbean Media gained 34 cents to end the day at $25.35 for a new 52 weeks ‘ high and was the only stock […]

  17. […] gains of 178 percent, First Citizens, 52 percent from its IPO price, Massy Holdings 17 percent, One Caribbean Media 39 percent, Point Lisas and Republic Bank 11 percent […]

  18. […] with 16,461 shares traded for $20,876 closed 7 cents higher at $1.27, for a new 52 weeks high and One Caribbean Media with 1,300 shares changing hands, gained 11 cents to end at $24.11. Declines| The stocks declining […]

  19. […] First Citizens Bank traded just 2 shares to close at $35.51 as the price moved up by 9 cents, One Caribbean Media gained of 2 cents to close at $23.28 while trading 600 units. Declines| The stocks declining at the […]

  20. […] buy rated list now has Knutsford Express, and AMG Packaging is moved back into the list. One Caribbean Media is moved to the Watch List as its valuation moved up considerably from when we crowned it BUY RATED […]