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Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc (NGX: JAPAULGOLD) | Share Price

Nigel Firth
Nigel Frith trader
Updated 15 May 2024

Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc

Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc, formerly known as Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc is a mining and technology development business listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc is a service company engaged in the business of mining, oil and gas, maritime, dredging, transportation, engineering, and construction services.

How to buy Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc stocks – Step by Step

The stock market is one of the most attractive financial markets that sees millions of retail investors and traders' participation daily. To buy, sell or trade Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc stocks, traders and investors can follow a few simple steps:

  1. Find the share that you want to buy, in this case, “JAPAULGOLD “.
  2. Select a forex broker that offers access to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX).
  3. Review the broker's trading conditions, fees, deposit and withdrawal methods, trading platform, customer support, regulation, and other components to ensure that they are aligned with your trading plan.
  4. Open a live trading account with the broker by completing the online application form and providing the necessary documentation to verify the trading account.
  5. You are now ready to make your first share purchase through the broker.
  6. You can further start to build and diversify your portfolio by buying more shares.

What is Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc

Japaul's shareholders consists of over 25,000 Nigerians as the company aims to place at least 60% of marine assets in the hands of indigenous companies.

The company is led by Akinloye Daniel Oladapo as its Group Managing Director, since 2018.

The history of Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc started in 1994. It was originally known as Japaul Oil and Maritime Services Plc, and the change was prompted by the marked emphasis on the company's mining business and its venturing into technology development, since it shifted from the largely oil and gas dependent business activities.

Japaul experienced major restructuring in 2005, culminating in the raising of NGN 1.3 billion through its IPO and an additional NGN 20 billion through a public offer two years later.

Today, Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc has a diversified portfolio in more sectors of the value chain and renders the following services, namely mining, dredging, offshore/vessel chartering and technology.

Japaul Group's service portfolio includes offshore vessels owning and chartering (Japaul Shipping & Offshore Services Ltd); downstream petroleum marketing (Japaul Energy Ltd); infrastructural development (Japaul Infrastructures Ltd); mining (Japaul Mines & Products Ltd); and pipeline constructions and repairs, marine logistics/equipment fabrication and leasing and repairs (Japaul Dredging Services Ltd).

  • Its mining service have interests in minerals, such as gold, tin, copper, lithium, lead, zinc and hard rock.
  • its dredging business offers dredging solutions, such as reclamation, shore protection, stockpiling, breakwater construction, sweeping of access sites and slots and river crossing.
  • Its vessel chartering offers fleet of vessels, such as offshore support vessels (OSVs), anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTS) and diving support vessels. It provides its services to the offshore oil and gas, and shipping industries.
  • Its technology services provide technology and enterprise solution services to support governmental, services and manufacturing industries.

Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc's equity stocks are for sale online on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX) under the stock symbol JAPAULGOLD.

Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc has its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria.

Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc forms part of the Mining Industry and the Basic Materials Sector.

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Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc Stock Performance

The current price for Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc stocks is 0.40 Nigerian Naira (NGN). The company has a total market capitalisation of 2.76B NGN with a P/E ratio of 0.04 and earnings per share of 12.01 NGN. A total of 6.26B shares are outstanding.

With an increase of earnings per share and consistent profits over a period, investors who want to buy or sell Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc stocks can be assured of lucrative dividends and earnings in times to come.

According to an analysis on the live chart of Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc, analysts forecast further improved performance with market share growing as trading volumes increase.

Highlights of Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc in 2021

Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc started the year with a share price of 0.62 NGN, but has since lost 29% in value on its price valuation, ranking 148th on the NGX where year-to-date performance is concerned.

Japaul Gold and Ventures Plc is currently the 24th most-traded stock on the NGX and it has experienced a total trading volume of more than 197 million shares, which were finalized in 1,880 deals and were valued at a total of 90.2 million NGN over three months, with an average of3.12 million shares in each trading session.

The highest volume shares traded on one single day was 15.37 million.

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The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NGX), officially known as the Nigerian Exchange Group, comprises leading integrated market infrastructure in Africa that is servicing the Nigerian economy – the continent’s largest. The NGX provides capital access to companies that are seeking to gain the support of the financial markets to fund their business expansion.

Similarly, NGX offers its pool of domestic, regional, and international investors an assortment of regulated securities to in turn achieve their investment objectives.

Since March 2021, the former Nigerian Stock Exchange was demutualised from a member-owned not-for-profit entity into a shareholder-owned, profit making entity called the Nigerian Exchange Group Plc.

Nigel Firth
Nigel has been in the regulated financial services industry for nearly a decade, has previously owned a financial brokerage and has written many times for sites relating to personal finance and trading.