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GASCI ( Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 489’s trading results showed consideration of $3,178,061 from 121,503 shares traded in 26 transactions as compared to session 488 which showed consideration of $1,970,394 from 87,598 shares traded in 14 transactions.  The stocks active this week were DIH, DBL, DDL and BTI.

Banks DIH Limited’s (DIH) eleven trades totalling 43,719 shares represented 35.98% of the total shares traded.  DIH’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $16.6, which showed an increase of $0.1 from its previous close of $16.5. DIH’s trades contributed 22.78% ($724,014) of the total consideration. DIH’s first trade of 10,000 shares was at $16.6, its second to eight trades totalling 26,969 shares were at $16.5, its ninth trade of 1,875 shares was at $16.6, while its tenth and eleventh trades totalling 4,875 shares were at $16.8.

Demerara Bank Limited’s (DBL) ten trades totalling 52,950 shares represented 43.58% 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 46.50% ($1,477,705) of the total consideration. DBL’s first trade of 2,727 shares was at $27.9, its second to fifth trades totalling 4,000 shares were at $28.0, while its sixth to tenth trades totalling 46,223 shares were at $27.9

Demerara Distillers Limited’s (DDL) single trade of 23,334 shares at $12.7 represented 19.20% of the total shares traded.  DDL’s shares were traded at a  MWAP of $12.7, which showed an increase of $0.1 from its previous close of $12.6. DDL’s trade contributed 9.32% ($296,342) of the total consideration.

Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited’s (BTI) four trades totalling 1,500 shares represented 1.24% of the total shares traded.  BTI’s shares were traded at a MWAP of $453.3.0, which showed a decrease of $41.7 from its previous close of $495.0. BTI’s trades contributed 21.40% ($680,000) of the total consideration. BTI’s first three trades totalling 500 shares were at $450.0, while its fourth trade of 1,000 shares was at $455.0.

GASCI Summary of Financials Session 489 Dec. 10,  2012







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 Offer:     The lowest priced sell order on the order book for a specified order book security.

Source: Dictionary of Financial and Securities Terms

(This means the lowest priced sell order for a particular company’s shares)


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.


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