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GASCI ( Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 471’s trading results showed consideration of $846,600 from 43,600 shares traded in 7 transactions as compared to session 470 which showed consideration of $2,984,704 from 161,470 shares traded in 22 transactions.  The stocks active this week were DIH, DBL, DDL and BTI.

Banks DIH Limited’s (DIH) single trade of 2,200 shares at $17.0 represented 5.04% of the total shares traded.  DIH’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $17.0, which showed no change from its previous close. DIH’s trade contributed 4.42% ($37,400) of the total consideration

Demerara Bank Limited’s (DBL) two trades totalling 8,000 shares represented 18.35% of the total shares traded.  DBL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $30.0, which showed no change from its previous close. DBL’s trades contributed 28.35% ($240,000) of the total consideration. Both of DBL’s trades were at $30.0.

Demerara Distillers Limited’s (DDL) three trades totalling 33,000 shares represented 75.69% of the total shares traded.  DDL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $12.4, which showed no change from its previous close. DDL’s trades contributed 48.33% ($409,200) of the total consideration. All of DDL’s trades were at $12.4.

Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited’s (BTI) single trade of 400 shares at $400.0 represented 0.92% of the total shares traded.  BTI’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $400.0, which showed an increase of $27.4 from its previous close of $372.6. BTI’s trade contributed 18.90% ($160,000) of the total consideration.

Best bid:    The highest price that a buyer is willing to pay for a security.
Best offer: The lowest price at which a seller is offering to sell securities.


Bearer Document: A document which states that the person in physical
possession of it is the owner.
Source: Dictionary of Financial and Securities Terms
Contact Information: Tel: 223 – 6175/6

The market information provided here is provided for informational and educational purposes only and is provided on a time-delayed basis. GASCI does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this page. Although the information has been obtained by GASCI from sources believed to be reliable, it is provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind. GASCI assumes no responsibility for the consequences of any errors or omissions. GASCI does not make or has not made any recommendation regarding any of the securities issued by any of the companies identified here nor the advisability of investing in securities generally for any particular individual.

GASCI Summary of Financials Session 471  August 6,  2012






1 – Interim Results
2 – Prospective Dividends
3 – Shows year-end EPS but Interim Dividend

EPS: earnings per share for 12 months period to the date the latest financials have been prepared. These include:
2005 – Final results for GTI.
2008 – Final results for PHI.
2010 – Final results for RDL.
2011 – Final results for TCL, CCI, DDL, DTC, GSI, JPS and SPL.
2012 – Interim results for DIH, CBI, DBL, BTI and RBL.

As such, some of these EPS calculations are based on un-audited figures.

P/E Ratio: Price/Earnings Ratio = Last Trade Price/EPS
Dividend yield = Dividends paid in the last 12 months/last trade price.

(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation and
published by Stabroek Business as a public service)

*Prices only represent the average Wholesale Farmgate and Retail Prices at the above mentioned markets and are NOT prices set by the Guyana Marketing Corporation or Ministry of Agriculture.

The New Guyana Marketing Corporation has agreed to provide us with the above information which we will publish on a weekly basis subject to receipt.


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