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Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Alif Industries Limited dominated the turnover chart on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) last week that ended on Thursday.

According to statistics available with the DSE, about 12.44 million shares of Alif Industries were traded, generating a turnover of BDT 1.37 billion.

It was 5.15 percent of the premier bourse’s total transaction.

The company’s share price closed at BDT 113.40 on Thursday, the last trading day of the week, soaring 16.55 percent over the previous week.

The company’s share price traded between BDT 81.10 and BDT 157.30 in the last one year.

Alif Industries started its share trading on the DSE main trading floor on December 28, 2017, making a comeback from over-the-counter (OTC) market.

The company’s paid-up capital is BDT 375.97 million and authorised capital is BDT 500 million, while the total number of securities is 37.59 million.

The sponsor-directors own 55.13 percent stake in the company while the institutional investors 10.27 percent and the general public 34.60 percent as on April 30, 2018, the DSE data shows.

The company’s earnings per share (EPS) stood at BDT 0.86 for January-March 2018 as against BDT 0.54 for January-March 2017.

In nine months for July 2017-March 2018, EPS was BDT 2.49 as against BDT 1.59 for July 2016-March 2017.

The net operating cash flow per share (NOCFPS) was BDT 0.16 for July 2017-March 2018 as against BDT 0.13 for July 2016-March 2017.

The net asset value (NAV) per share was BDT 21.81 as on March 31, 2018 and BDT 24.14 as on June 30, 2017.

Apart from Alif Industries, the most other active shares in terms of value included Khulna Power Company with shares worth BDT 1.11 billion changing hands, followed by Grameenphone BDT 1.10 billion, United Power BDT 880 million, Pharma Aids BDT 620 million and Paramount Textile BDT 619 million.

Western Marine Shipyard was also included in the week’s top turnover list with shares worth BDT 596 million changing hands, followed by Beximco with BDT 537 million, Monno Ceramic 532 million and Usmania Glass BDT 458 million.

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