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GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 719’s trading results showed consideration of $15,358,441 from 187,067 shares traded in 17 transactions as compared to session 718’s trading results, which showed consideration of $1,138,521 from 41,869 shares traded in 11 transactions.  The stocks active this week were DIH, DBL, DDL, DTC, BTI and RBL.

Banks DIH Limited’s (DIH) three trades totalling 58,387 shares represented 31.21% of the total shares traded. DIH’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $30.4, which showed an increase of $0.2 from its previous close of $30.2. DIH’s trades contributed 11.55% ($1,773,927) of the total consideration. DIH’s first trade of 54,587 shares was at $30.2, while its second and third trades totalling 3,800 shares were at $33.0.

Demerara Bank Limited’s (DBL) two trades totalling 3,000 shares represented 1.60% of the total shares traded. DBL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $35.9, which showed a decrease of $0.1 from its previous close of $36.0. DBL’s trades contributed 0.70% ($107,600) of the total consideration. DBL’s first trade of 2,000 shares was at $35.8, while its second trade of 1,000 shares was at $36.0.

Demerara Distillers Limited’s (DDL) four trades totalling 17,056 shares represented 9.12% of the total shares traded. DDL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $25.2, which showed an increase of $0.2 from its previous close of $25.0. DDL’s trades contributed 2.80% ($430,400) of the total consideration. DDL’s first three trades totalling 8,000 shares were at $25.5, while its fourth trade of 9,056 shares was at $25.0.

Demerara Tobacco Company Limited’s (DTC) single trade of 69 shares at $1,013.9 represented 0.04% of the total shares traded. DTC’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $1,013.9, which showed no change from its previous close. DTC’s trade contributed 0.46% ($69,959) of the total consideration.

Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited’s (BTI) single trade of 490 shares at $449.5 represented 0.26% of the total shares traded. BTI’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $449.5, which showed a decrease of $10.5 from its previous close of $460.0. BTI’s trade contributed 1.43% ($220,255) of the total consideration.

Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited’s (RBL) six trades totalling 108,065 shares represented 57.77% of the total shares traded. RBL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $118.3, which showed a decrease of $11.7 from its previous close of $130.0. RBL’s trades contributed 83.06% ($12,756,300) of the total consideration. RBL’s first four trades totalling 93,965 shares was at $120.0, while its fifth and sixth trades totalling 14,100 shares 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.

TERM OF THE WEEK

Day Count Fraction: The proportion of a year by which an interest rate is multiplied in order to calculate the amount accrued or payable.

Source: Dictionary of Financial and Securities Terms.

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Notes

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, JPS and PHI.

2016 – Final Results for CCI, CBI, DDL, DTC, BTI, HCL, 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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