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GASCI ( Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 721’s trading results showed consideration of $8,876,776 from 247,472 shares traded in 13 transactions as compared to session 720’s trading results, which showed consideration of $14,425,378 from 230,078 shares traded in 4 transactions.  The stocks active this week were DIH, DBL, DDL, BTI and RBL.

Banks DIH Limited’s (DIH) four trades totalling 124,372 shares represented 50.26% of the total shares traded. DIH’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $33.1, which showed an increase of $0.1 from its previous close of $33.0. DIH’s trades contributed 46.35% ($4,114,776) of the total consideration. DIH’s first trade of 100,000 shares was at $33.1, its second trade of 1,000 shares was at $33.0, its third trade of 1,000 shares was at $33.5, while its fourth trade of 22,372 shares was at $33.0.

Demerara Bank Limited’s (DBL) single trade of 50,000 shares at $35.5 represented 20.20% of the total shares traded. DBL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $35.5, which showed a decrease of $0.5 from its previous close of $36.0. DBL’s trade contributed 20.00% ($1,775,000) of the total consideration.

Demerara Distillers Limited’s (DDL) five trades totalling 59,000 shares represented 23.84% of the total shares traded. DDL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $25.0, which showed no change from its previous close. DDL’s trades contributed 16.64% ($1,476,900) of the total consideration. DDL’s first three trades totalling 40,000 shares were at $25.0, while its fourth and fifth trades totalling 19,000 shares were at $25.1.

Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited’s (BTI) single trade of 100 shares at $401.0 represented 0.04% of the total shares traded. BTI’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $401.0, which showed a decrease of $48.5 from its previous close of $449.5. BTI’s trade contributed 0.45% ($40,100) of the total consideration.

Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited’s (RBL) two trades totalling 14,000 shares represented 5.66% of the total shares traded. RBL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $105.0, which showed a decrease of $4.0 from its previous close of $109.0. RBL’s trades contributed 16.56% ($1,470,000) of the total consideration. Both of RBL’s trades were at $105.0.

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.



Daylight Limit: The maximum size of position a dealer is allowed to take during the day.

Source: Dictionary of Financial and Securities Terms.

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1 – Interim Results 

2 – Prospective Dividends

3 – Shows year-end EPS but Interim Dividend

4 – Shows Interim EPS but year-end 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.

2015 – Final results for CJL.

2016 – Interim results for GSI and PHI.

2016 – Final Results for CCI, CBI, DDL, DTC, BTI, HCL, JPS, RDL and SPL.

2017 – Interim results for DIH, 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.



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