GASCI ( Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 452’s trading results showed consideration of $6,886,610 from 297,214 shares traded in 13 transactions as compared to session 451 which showed consideration of $4,665,636 from 181,176 shares traded in 9 transactions.  The stocks active this week were DIH, DBL, DDL and RDL.

Banks DIH Limited’s (DIH) five trades totalling 63,000 shares represented 21.20% of the total shares traded.  DIH’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $15.0, which showed an increase of $1.3 from its previous close of $13.7. DIH’s trades contributed 13.73% ($945,200) of the total consideration. DIH’s first trade of 2,000 shares was at $15.1, while its second to fifth trades totalling 61,000 shares were at $15.0.

Demerara Bank Limited’s (DBL) two trades totalling 3,000 shares represented 1.00% of the total shares traded.  DBL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $32.7, which showed an increase of $6.7 from its previous close of $26.0. DBL’s trades contributed 1.42% ($98,100) of the total consideration. Both of DBL’s trades were at $32.7.

Demerara Distillers Limited’s (DDL) five trades totalling 224,328 shares represented 75.48% of the total shares traded.  DDL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $10.7, which showed no change from its previous close. DDL’s trades contributed 34.85% ($2,400,310) of the total consideration. All of DDL’s trades were at $10.7.

Rupununi Development Company Limited’s (RDL) single trade of 6,886 shares at $500.0  represented 2.32% of the total shares traded.  RDL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $500.0. RDL’s trade contributed 50.00% ($3,443,000) of the total consideration. This was RDL’s first trade on the Stock Exchange.


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GASCI Summary of Financials Session 452   March 19,  2012




1 – Interim Results
2 – Prospective Dividends
3 – Shows year-end EPS but Interim 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.
2008 – Final results for PHI.
2009 – Final results for RDL.
2011 – Interim results for TCL, CCI, DDL, GSI and JPS.
2011 – Final results for DIH, CBI, DBL, DTC, BTI, RBL and SPL.
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.

(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.

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