Keya leads turnover chart of DSE

Dhaka,  Thu,  21 September 2017
Published : 12 Jul 2017, 22:21:29
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Keya leads turnover chart of DSE

Top 10 cos grab 31pc transaction
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Top ten traded companies captured 31 per cent transaction of the premier bourse Wednesday while Keya Cosmetics emerged as turnover leader after one-session break.

Market insiders said investors continued to take position on Keya Cosmetics shares following the ownership change rumours on the trading floor.

However, the Keya Cosmetics further informed the DSE that there is no 'undisclosed' price sensitive information of the company for recent unusual price hike of shares and increase in trading volume.

The company's share price soared nearly 31 per cent in the just one month. The company's share price was Tk 13.90 on June 13, while its share price closed at Tk 18.20 on Wednesday.

Out of five consecutive trading sessions, Keya dominated the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) turnover chart for four sessions.

The total transaction on the DSE stood at Tk 9.14 billion on the day, which was 31 per cent lower than the previous day's value of Tk 13.21 billion.

Keya Cosmetics, Generation Next Fashions, IFAD Autos, Fu-Wang Food, Beximco, Islami Bank, Tung Hai Knitting, Nurani Dyeing, Saif Powertec and Agni Systems were the most-active shares in terms of value on the DSE.

Of them, share price of five companies advanced up to 5.50 per cent while five faced correction up to 5.04 per cent.

According to the statistics available with the DSE, about 40.62 million shares of Keya were traded, generating a turnover of Tk 748 million, which was 8.18 per cent of the premier bourse's total turnover value.

The company's share price hovered between Tk 18 and Tk 18.80, before closing at Tk 18.20 on the day, advancing 0.55 per cent over the previous session.

The company, which was listed on the Dhaka bourse in 2001, distributed 18 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2016. In 2015, company disbursed 20 per cent stock dividend.

Sponsor-directors hold 62.77 per cent stake in the Keya Cosmetics, while institutional investors own 6.96 per cent and the general public 30.27 per cent as on May 31, 2017, the DSE data showed.

The company's paid-up capital is Tk 8.35 billion and authorised capital is Tk 10 billion while the total number of securities is 835.08 million, according to statistics from the DSE.    

Generation Next Fashions followed next, with shares of Tk 379 million changing hands, capturing 4.14 per cent of the day's total turnover. The company's share closed at Tk 11.50, soaring 5.50 per cent. It was the day's top gainer.

IFAD Autos emerged as third with shares of Tk 328 million changing hands. It was 3.58 per cent of the total turnover value. The company's share price fell 0.80 per cent to close at Tk 135.20 each.

Fu-Wang Food notched the fourth spot, with shares of Tk 233 million changing hands, which was 2.54 per cent of the turnover. The company's share price closed at Tk 22.60, shedding 5.04 per cent.

Beximco featured a turnover of Tk 226 million which was 2.7 per cent of the day's total transaction. The company's share price fell 2.25 per cent to close at Tk 34.80.

The turnover of Islami Bank was Tk 186 million, capturing 2.03 per cent of the day's total value. The company's share price closed at Tk 36.90, advancing 1.93 per cent.

Tung Hai Knitting featured a turnover of Tk 179 million, which was 1.95 per cent of the day's total value. The company's share price rose 4.10 per cent to close at Tk 17.80.

The turnover of Nurani Dyeing was Tk 172 million, grabbing 1.88 per cent of the day's total turnover value. The company's share price closed at Tk 27, gaining 0.37 per cent.

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