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Covid scenarios for LatAm & the Caribbean and their valuable wider lessons

Latin America and the Caribbean (or LAC) has suffered terribly from Covid. In this sense, scenarios work as a set of possible alternatives for which it is wise to prepare. These scenarios paint three very different pictures of LAC in 2025, and they a...
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Paul Domjan @ Tellimer Research 22 May 2021
Covid scenarios for LatAm & the Caribbean and their valuable wider lessons
Covid scenarios for LatAm & the Caribbean and their valuable wider lessons

Caribbean Cement Co Ltd: Increases profits by 70% for the 2020 FY

For the financial year (FY) ended December 2020, Caribbean Cement Company Limited earned net profits of $3.2B which represented an increase of 69.7% or $1.3B when compared to the $1.9B in profits the company generated in the prior FY. The performance...
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Avaughn Prendergast @ GK Capital 29 April 2021

Lasco Manufacturing Ltd: 9M 20 net profit beats 2019 full year

LASM generated net profits of $1.0B during the review period. The company generated revenues of $6.2B for the nine-month period under review; a $346.5M or 5.9% increase compared to the $5.8B generated during the same 2019 period. The company further ...
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Avaughn Prendergast @ GK Capital 10 March 2021

Seprod Ltd: Poised to Deliver Record Profits for 2020

Seprod reported net profit from continuing operations of $2.5B, or earnings-per-share (EPS) of $3.45 for the 9-months ended September 2020. As such, the Company’s overall net profit position (which considers profit/loss from both continuing and disco...
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Andre Thompson @ GK Capital 1 December 2020

Jamaica Broilers Group: Profits flat despite fall in revenue

JBG reported a net profit of $351.2M for the July quarter of its 2020/21 financial year (FY), a flat performance when compared to the $353.6M for the same period in 2019. This increase primarily emanated from a 42.5% rise in payables to $7.6B, couple...
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Andre Thompson @ GK Capital 1 December 2020

Remittances: Better than feared so far (in two charts)

If remittances drop 20% who is exposed in emerging and frontier markets?
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Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 17 September 2020
Remittances: Better than feared so far (in two charts)
Remittances: Better than feared so far (in two charts)