GASCI reports that session 515’s trading results showed consideration of $12,784,559 from 233,605 shares traded in 24 transactions as compared to session 514 which showed consideration of $11,852,403 from 542,896 shares traded in 16 transactions. The stocks active this week were DIH, DBL, DDL, DTC, BTI, RBL and SPL.
Banks DIH Limited’s (DIH) eleven trades totalling 180,214 shares represented 77.14% of the total shares traded. DIH’s shares were traded at an MWAP of $17.6, which showed a decrease of $0.4 from its previous close of $18.0. DIH’s trades contributed 24.76% ($3,165,992) of the total consideration. DIH’s first trade of 7,489 shares was at $17.8, its second to sixth trades totalling 50,625 shares were at $17.5, its seventh trade of 100,000 shares was at $17.6, while its eighth to eleventh trades totalling 22,100 shares were at $17.5.
Demerara Bank Limited’s (DBL) single trade of 16,259 shares at $30.0 represented 6.96% of the total shares traded. DBL’s shares were traded at a an MWAP of $30.0, which showed no change from its previous close. DBL’s trade contributed 3.82% ($487,770) of the total consideration.
Demerara Distillers Limited’s (DDL) three trades totalling 24,207 shares represented 10.36% of the total shares traded. DDL’s shares were traded at an MWAP of $16.3, which showed no change from its previous close. DDL’s trades contributed 3.08% ($393,407) of the total consideration. DDL’s first two trades totalling 11,667 shares were at $16.2, while its third trade of 12,540 shares was at $16.3.
Demerara Tobacco Company Limited’s (DTC) five trades totalling 5,925 shares represented 2.54% of the total shares traded. DTC’s shares were traded at an MWAP of $1,103.5, which showed a decrease of $43.4 from its previous close of $1,146.9. DTC’s trades contributed 51.14% ($6,537,390) of the total consideration. DTC’s first trade of 425 shares was at $1,146.8, while its second to fifth trades totalling 5,500 shares were at $1,100.0.
Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited’s (BTI) single trade of 4,000 shares at $450.0 represented 1.71% of the total shares traded. BTI’s shares were traded at an MWAP of $450.0, which showed no change from its previous close. BTI’s trade contributed 14.08% ($1,800,000) of the total consideration.
Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited’s (RBL) two trades totalling 2,000 shares represented 0.86% of the total shares traded. RBL’s shares were traded at an MWAP of $130.0, which showed no change from its previous close. RBL’s trades contributed 2.03% ($260,000) of the total consideration. Both of RBL’s trades were at $130.0.
Sterling Products Limited’s (SPL) single trade of 1,000 shares at $140.0 represented 0.43% of the total shares traded. SPL’s shares were traded at an MWAP of $140.0, which showed no change from its previous close. SPL’s trade contributed 1.09% ($140,000) of the total consideration.
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Best offer: The lowest price at which a seller is offering to sell securities.
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Book Cost: The original cost of an investment generally used to compare against the current market value.
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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 BTI.
2012 – Final results for TCL, CCI, DDL, DTC, GSI, JPS and SPL.
2013 – Interim results for DIH, CBI, 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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(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation and
published by Stabroek Business as a public service)