Stock market updates

GASCI ( Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 487’s trading results showed consideration of $1,878,612 from 80,165 shares traded in 11 transactions as compared to session 486 which showed consideration of $4,802,161 from 66,627 shares traded in 9 transactions.  The stocks active this week were DIH, DBL and DDL.

Banks DIH Limited’s (DIH) six trades totalling 25,248 shares represented 31.50% of the total shares traded.  DIH’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $16.7, which showed a decrease of $0.1 from its previous close of $16.8. DIH’s trades contributed 22.42% ($421,166) of the total consideration. DIH’s first to fifth trades totalling 15,248 were at $16.8, while its sixth trade of 10,000 shares was at $16.5.
Demerara Bank Limited’s (DBL) two trades totalling 50,000 shares represented 62.37% of the total shares traded.  DBL’s shares were traded at a  MWAP of $27.9, which showed no change from its previous close. DBL’s trades contributed 74.26% ($1,395,000) of the total consideration. Both of DBL’s trades were at $27.9.
Demerara Distillers Limited’s (DDL) three trades totalling 4,917 shares represented 6.13% of the total shares traded.  DDL’s shares were traded at a MWAP of $12.7, which showed no change from its previous close. DDL’s trades contributed 3.32% ($62,446) of the total consideration. All of DDL’s trades were at $12.7.


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.


Best-Efforts Basis: The term used when a custodian or broker receives an instruction that it cannot guarantee to execute because of  deadline, local market practices, or factors beyond the custodian’s or broker’s control.

Source: Dictionary of Financial and
             Securities Terms
Contact Information: Tel: 223 – 6175/6

GASCI Summary of Financials Session 487 Nov. 26,  2012


1 – Interim Results
2 – Prospective Dividends
3 – Shows year-end EPS but Interim Dividend
EPS: earnings per share for the 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 and SPL.
2012 – Final results for DBL 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.


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.


(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.


About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning:

Most Read This Week

  1. Convicted drug trafficker Barry Dataram about to be handed over to local enforcement officials by the Suriname police. Inset is the information page in the fake passport for “David Persaud” that was being used by the fugitive. (Royston Drakes photos)

    Dataram, wife returned to Guyana

  2. Back in court: In this Keno George composite photo, Barry Dataram (left) and his wife Anjanie Boodnarine at court yesterday to answer three charges including fleeing the jurisdiction.

    Dataram to serve eight years in jail after guilty plea to new charges

  3. Yansen Brusche

    Ulverston mom of four stabbed to death by children’s father

  4. Ameer Subrati

    Man dies after bandits target overseas-based couple at Herstelling

  5. US Ambassador Perry Holloway and Finance Minister Winston Jordan shake hands after the signing of the agreement yesterday.

    Guyana inks pact for reporting to IRS on holdings of US citizens

  6. Updated: Man dies after bandits attack overseas-based Guyanese at Herstelling

  7. Barry Dataram

    Datarams getaway passports had been issued to other people

  8. Bharrat Jagdeo

    Crime has never been this bad – Jagdeo

  9. Dr. Prudence Lewis-Bhola

    Prudence Lewis-Bhola appointed as CEO of broadcasting authority

Recommended For You