Stock market updates
GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 805’s trading results showed consideration of $1,568,275 from 20,125 shares traded in 7 transactions as compared to session 804’s trading results which showed consideration of $27,558,850 from 249,762 shares traded in 19 transactions. The stocks active this week were DIH, DDL and DTC.
Banks DIH Limited’s (DIH) three trades totalling 11,000 shares represented 54.66% of the total shares traded. DIH’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $79.1, which showed a decrease of $0.9 from its previous close of $80.0. DIH’s trades contributed 55.48% ($870,000) of the total consideration. DIH’s first two trades totalling 2,000 shares were at $75.0, while its third trade of 9,000 shares was at $80.0.
Demerara Distillers Limited’s (DDL) three trades totalling 9,100 shares represented 45.22% of the total shares traded. DDL’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $74.1, which showed an increase of $2.1 from its previous close of $72.0. DDL’s trades contributed 43.00% ($674,400) of the total consideration. DDL’s first trade of 2,700 shares was at $72.0, while its second and third trades totalling 6,400 shares were at $75.0.
Demerara Tobacco Company Limited’s (DTC) single trade of 25 shares at $955.0 represented 0.12% of the total shares traded. DTC’s shares were traded at a Mean Weighted Average Price (MWAP) of $955.0, which showed no change from its previous close. DTC’s trade contributed 1.52% ($23,875) of the total consideration.
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
Earnings per Share (EPS): EPS shows the amount of profit earned by the company for each ordinary share. The standard definition is:
Profit after tax and preference dividends Number of ordinary shares in issue
EPS is therefore the profit available to the ordinary shareholder after the deduction of all costs, taxes and preference dividends, and represents the maximum amount which could be paid out as a dividend from this year’s profits.
Source: Dictionary of Financial and Securities Term.
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:
2016 – Final results for CJL and PHI.
2017 – Final results for CBI, HCL and JPS.
2018 – Interim results for CCI, DIH, DDL, DTC, BTI, GSI, RDL and SPL.
2018 – 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.
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