Bangladesh Export Import Company (Beximco) dominated the turnover chart Monday on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE).
The five most-traded shares in terms of value on the premier bourse were Beximco, Bangladesh Building Systems, Doreen Power Generations and Systems, Quasem Drycells and AB Bank.
According to the statistics available with the DSE, about 9.29 million shares of Beximco were traded, generating a turnover of Tk 233 million, which was 3.11 per cent of the premier bourse's total turnover value.
The company's share price hovered between Tk 24.30 and Tk 25.50, before closing at Tk 25.10 on Monday, advancing 2.80 per cent over the previous day.
Beximco is the largest company within the Beximco Group and operates across multiple industry verticals. The company is present in textiles, real estate and hospitality, marine food and commodities trading, ICT, ceramics, aviation etc, according to the company's website.
The company's first quarter (Q1) earnings per share (EPS) stood at Tk 0.34 for the July-September period of 2016 as against Tk 0.16 for the same period a year ago.
Net operating cash flow per share (NOCFPS) was Tk (1.80) for July-September, 2016 as against Tk (0.66) for July-September, 2015. Net asset value (NAV) per share was Tk 84.27 as of September 30, 2016 and Tk 83.84 as of June 30, 2016.
The company disbursed 15 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2015.
The company's paid-up capital is Tk 10,000 million and authorised capital is Tk 6,911.71 million while total number of securities is 691,171,354. The total market cap stood at Tk 16,933.69 million as on Monday.
The sponsor-directors own 20.15 per cent stake in Beximco, while institutional investors own 14.72 per cent, foreign investors 9.86 per cent and the general public 55.27 per cent as on October 31, the DSE data showed.
Beximco was, closely followed by Bangladesh Building Systems with about 5.28 million shares worth Tk 232 million changing hands. The company's share closed at Tk 43.70 each, losing 1.10 per cent over the previous day.
Doreen Power was the third on the DSE transaction list with some 1.41 million shares of Tk 176 million changing hands. The power generation company's share price fell 3.0 per cent to close at Tk 123.40 each.
Quasem Drycells emerged as fourth on the premier bourse's turnover chart with 1.70 million shares of Tk 175 million changing hands. The company's share closed at Tk 102.30, slipping 0.20 per cent.
AB Bank was the fifth on the DSE's turnover list with some 7.48 million shares of Tk 163 million changing hands. Each share of the bank closed at Tk 21.80, remaining unchanged over the previous day.
Besides, the five most-traded shares in terms of value on the port city bourse were Beximco, Summit Alliance Port, Fortune Shoes, Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills and Lafarge Surma Cement.
According to available data from the CSE, some 993,576 shares of Beximco were traded, generating a turnover of Tk 24.88 million. Each share of the company closed at Tk 25.10, advancing 2.04 per cent.
Summit Alliance Port was the second on the CSE turnover list with 345,580 shares worth Tk 15.03 million changing hands. The company's share price rose 5.95 per cent to close at Tk 44.20 each.
Fortune Shoes was the third on the port city bourse's turnover chart with 278,463 shares of Tk 14.29 million changing hands. The shoe maker's share closed at Tk 50.90, advancing 0.39 per cent.
Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills was the fourth on the port city bourse's turnover list with 660,353 shares of Tk 12 million changing hands. The Chittagong-based steel producer's share price inched up by 0.07 per cent to close at Tk 137.10 each.
Lafarge Surma Cement was the fifth on the CSE's transaction list with 152,247 shares of Tk 11.38 million changing hands. The multinational cement maker's share price advanced 0.41 per cent to close at Tk 74.30 each.