Since launching its V2 platform on Arbitrum on February 1, 2023, Trader Joe’s has quickly climbed to become one of the top five decentralized exchanges in terms of trade volume.
The initiative introduced a liquidity incentive scheme to encourage more deposits for trading in ARB, ETH, and USDC, distributing 300,000 tokens valued at about $171,000. The deadline for the incentive scheme is April 6.
According to the project’s social media account, Trader was responsible for 15.7% of the first week’s ARB trade volume.
While JOE token incentives helped make the ARB token more liquid, the team’s ingenuity in improving the capital efficiency of the DEX is the main driver of its expansion.
Trader Joe’s Advances In The DEX Space Rankings
In Q4 2022, Trader upgraded to its V2 version and introduced the Liquidity Book (LB) model, which competes with the V3 liquidity model from Uniswap.
Trader’s approach permits liquidity providers (LPs) to add liquidity in certain “price bins.” According to Delphi research, its design delivers “zero-slippage” and “enables significantly greater flexibility due to its fungible nature and provides superior flexibility and experience for LPs.”
The DEX received accolades from Power DeFi user Yash for its inventiveness, which is leading to organic growth.
The objective of the Uniswap V3 and LB models is to concentrate liquidity around active trading ranges to maximize fees for liquidity providers and minimize slippage for traders.
Joe’s appears well-positioned to acquire market share in emerging ecosystems such as Ethereum ETH Layer-2s and sidechain. In addition to Uniswap, the project confronts competition from a significant event mandated by source code licensing policies.
The code license for Uniswap V3 expired on April 4, allowing teams to alter their DEX design. PancakeSwap, the leading decentralized exchange (DEX) on Binance Chain, is one of the first teams to fork Uniswap’s model to establish trading desks on BNB Chain and Ethereum-based blockchains.
Price Overview For Joe
Based on the last trade price of $0.57, the Delphi research predicted that sJOE token holders would see a P/E of 15.5% to 7.5% following the release of V2.1 in the second week of April.
Token Terminal data shows that a price-to-earnings ratio of less than 15.2 would rank Trader Joe’s among the top 15 protocols regarding actual earnings for token holders. Regarding widely used DeFi protocols like dYdX, SushiSwap, and Convex Finance, the P/S ratio is determined by dividing a token’s fully diluted market value by its annualized revenue for token holders, which is greater than 15.
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