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GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 486’s trading results showed consideration of $4,802,161 from 66,627 shares traded in 9 transactions as compared to session 485 which showed consideration of $5,734,609 from 223,014 shares traded in 18 transactions. The stocks active this week were DIH, DBL and BTI.

Banks DIH Limited’s (DIH) four trades totalling 39,057 shares represented 58.62% 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 $0.5 from its previous close of $16.3. DIH’s trades contributed 13.66% ($656,158) of the total consideration. All of DIH’s trades were at $16.8.

Demerara Bank Limited’s (DBL) two trades totalling 19,570 shares represented 29.37% 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 trades contributed 11.37% ($546,003) of the total consideration. Both of DBL’s trades were at $27.9.

Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited’s (BTI) three trades totalling 8,000 shares represented 12.01% of the total shares traded.  BTI’s shares were traded at a MWAP of $450.0, which showed a decrease of $50.0 from its previous close of $500.0. BTI’s trades contributed 74.97% ($3,600,000) of the total consideration. All of BTI’s trades were at $450.0.

NOTES:

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.

Notes

1 – Interim Results

2 – Prospective Dividends

3 – Shows year-end EPS but Interim Dividend

EPS: earnings per share for a 12-month period to the date the latest financials have been prepared. These include:

2005 – Final results for GTI.

2008 – Final results for PHI.

2011 – Final results for RDL.

2012 – Interim results for TCL, 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.

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