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GASCI ( Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 484’s trading results showed consideration of $1,671,716 from 74,844 shares traded in 10 transactions as compared to session 483 which showed consideration of $906,350 from 54,585 shares traded in 6 transactions.  The stocks active this week were DIH, DBL, BTI and SPL.

Banks DIH Limited’s (DIH) four trades totalling 61,256 shares represented 81.85% of the total shares traded.  DIH’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $16.8, which showed an increase of $0.3 from its previous close of $16.5. DIH’s trades contributed 61.56% ($1,029,101) of the total consideration. All of DIH’s trades were at $16.8.

Demerara Bank Limited’s (DBL) single trade of 10,488 shares at $27.9 represented 14.01% of the total shares traded.  DBL’s shares were traded at a MWAP of $27.9, which showed a decrease of $0.1 from its previous close of $28.0. DBL’s trade contributed 17.50% ($292,615) of the total consideration.

Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited’s (BTI) single trade of 100 shares at $500.0 represented 0.13% of the total shares traded. BTI’s shares were traded at a MWAP of $500.0, which showed an increase of $20.0 from its previous close of $480.0. BTI’s trade contributed 2.99% ($50,000) of the total consideration.

Sterling Products Limited’s (SPL) four trades totalling 3,000 shares represented 4.01% of the total shares traded.  SPL’s shares were traded at a MWAP of $100.0, which showed no change from its previous. SPL’s trades contributed 17.95% ($300,000) of the total consideration. All of SPL’s trades were at $100.0.

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.

GASCI Summary of Financials Session 484 Nov.5,  2012






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

EPS: earnings per share for 12-month 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.
2012 – Interim results for DIH, CCI, CBI, DDL, DTC, BTI, GSI, JPS, RBL and SPL.
2012 – Final results for DBL.
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.

Benefit Distribution: Corporate actions in which cash and/or stock distributions  are made by companies to their shareholders. Benefits are usually distributed in proportion to the investor’s holding. Examples include Dividends and Scrip Dividends, Rights Issues and Capitalisations (Bonus Issues).

Source: Dictionary of Financial and Securities Terms
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