BDCOM Online, City Bank, Shahjibazar Power grab mkt rally

Dhaka,  Sat,  29 April 2017
Published : 18 Apr 2017, 22:22:29
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BDCOM Online, City Bank, Shahjibazar Power grab mkt rally

Far Chemical most-traded issue on CSE
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LankaBangla Finance continued to dominate the premier bourse's transaction chart for the seventh consecutive sessions Tuesday while Far Chemical Industries was the most-traded issue on the port city's bourse.

LankaBangla Finance, BDCOM Online, City Bank, Shahjibazar Power Company and Regent Textile Mills were the most-active shares in terms of value on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE).

According to the statistics available with the DSE, about 13.95 million shares of LankaBangla were traded, generating a turnover of nearly Tk 762 million on Tuesday. It was 10.8 per cent of the day's total turnover value.

The non-bank financial institution's share price hovered between Tk 52 and 58.30, before closing at Tk 52.80 on the day, slumping by 8.30 per cent over the over previous session.

LankaBangla, which was listed on the Dhaka bourse in 2006, disbursed 15 per cent cash and 15 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on December 31, 2016.

The company also reported consolidated earnings per share (EPS) of Tk 2.87, consolidated net asset value (NAV) per share of Tk 24.16 for the year ended on December 31, 2016 as against Tk 1.53 (restated) and Tk 22.63 (restated) for the same period of the previous year.

In 2015, the company also disbursed 15 per cent cash and 15 per cent stocks dividend.

The company's paid-up capital is Tk 3.18 billion and authorised capital is Tk 10 billion, while the total number of securities is 318.25 million. The company's total market cap stood at Tk 18.33 billion as on Tuesday.

Sponsor-directors own 34.63 per cent stake in LankaBangla, while institutional investors own 26.69 per cent, foreign investors 5.08 per cent and the general public 33.60 per cent as on March 31, 2017, the DSE data shows.

LankaBangla was, followed by BDCOM Online with about 6.51 million shares of Tk 192 million changing hands. The company's share price closed at Tk 30.20, soaring 7.85 per cent over the previous day.

City Bank notched the third spot, with about 4.94 million shares worth Tk 184 million changing hands. The bank's share price closed at Tk 36.90, losing 2.89 per cent.

Shahjibazar Power emerged as the fourth, with some 1.20 million shares of Tk 176 million changing hands. The power generation company's share price advanced 0.48 per cent to close at Tk 147.20 each.

Regent Textile was the fifth on the DSE's turnover list, with 4.29 million shares of Tk 149 million changing hands. The company's share price rose 3.83 per cent to close at Tk 35.20.

Besides, the five most-traded shares in terms of value on the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) were Far Chemical Industries, LankaBangla Finance, Shahjibazar Power, BDCOM Online and Zaheen Spinning.

According to statistics available with the CSE, some 2.05 million shares of Far Chemical were traded, generating a turnover of Tk 49 million. The company's share price closed at Tk 25, losing 1.19 per cent over the previous day.

LankaBangla emerged as the second, with 468,847 shares worth Tk 26 million changing hands. The company's share price plunged 8.17 per cent to close at Tk 52.80 each.

Shahjibazar Power was the third with 163,096 shares of Tk 24 million changing hands. The company's share price closed at Tk 146.20, advancing 0.41 per cent.

BDCOM was the fourth, with 701,079 shares worth Tk 21 million changing hands. The company's share price jumped 8.21 per cent to close at Tk 30.40 each.

Zaheen Textile was the fifth on the CSE's transaction list with 759,255 shares of Tk 20 million changing hands. The company's share price closed at Tk 26.70 each, gaining 3.11 per cent over the previous session.

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