Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Eight listed companies disclosed their first quarter (Q1) un-audited earning per share (EPS) for July-September 2017 on Thursday, according to separate disclosures posted on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) website.
EPS is the portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock, meaning it is an indicator of the company’s profitability.
The companies are: Golden Harvest Agro Industries, Beach Hatchery, Al-Haj Textile, Generation Next Fashions, Shasha Denims, Rangpur Foundry, Meghna Cement and Global Heavy Chemicals.
Of them, seven companies EPS increased while Beach Hatchery’s EPS declined in Q1 of 2017 compared to same quarter a year ago.
As per the un-audited financial statements for July-September 2017 of Golden harvest Agro Industries consolidated earnings per share (EPS) was BDT 0.67 for July-September, 2017 as against BDT 0.59 for July-September, 2016.
The company’s consolidated net operating cash flow per share (NOCFPS) was BDT 0.72 for July-September, 2017 as against BDT 0.95 for July-September, 2016.
The consolidated net asset value (NAV) per share was BDT 22.87 as of September 30, 2017 and BDT 21.25 as of September 30, 2016.
EPS of Beach Hatchery was BDT (0.10) for July-September, 2017 as against BDT (0.11) for July-September, 2016.
Al-Haj Textile’s EPS was BDT 0.23 for July-September, 2017 as against BDT 0.21 for July-September, 2016.
EPS of Generation Next Fashions was BDT 0.29 for July-September, 2017 as against BDT 0.11 for July-September, 2016.
Shasha Denims has reported consolidated EPS of BDT 1.21 for July-September, 2017 as against BDT 1.10 for July-September, 2016.
EPS of Rangpur Foundry was BDT 1.12 for July-September, 2017 as against BDT 1.02 for July-September, 2016.
Meghna Cement has reported EPS of BDT 0.22 for July-September, 2017 as against BDT 0.16 for July-September, 2016.
As per un-audited financial statements of Global Heavy Chemicals, EPS was BDT 0.26 for July-September, 2017 as against BDT 0.23 for July-September, 2016.
Meanwhile, trading of shares of 39 listed companies will remain suspended today for their record dates, according to Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE).
The record date is the cut-off date established by a company in order to determine which shareholders are eligible to receive a dividend or distribution.
The companies are: MI Cement, Samorita Hospital, BBS Cables, Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company, Renwick Jajneswar & Co, Saiham Textile Mills, Bangladesh Building Systems, Gemini Sea Food, Libra Infusions, Fu-Wang Ceramic Industries, Bangladesh Thai Aluminium, Nurani Dyeing & Sweater, Yeakin Polymer, Aramit, National Polymer Industries, Intech, and Power Grid Company of Bangladesh.
The other companies whose share trading will also remain suspended on Thursday are: BDCOM Online, SAIF Powertec, Zahintex Industries, Safko Spinning Mills, Rangpur Foundry, AFC Agro Biotech, Active Fine Chemicals, Agricultural Marketing Company Ltd. (Pran), Desh Garments, Miracle Industries, Bangladesh Autocars, Monno Jute Stafflers, Monno Ceramic Industries, Far Chemical Industries, Bengal Windsor Thermoplastics, Fortune Shoes, Daffodil Computers, National Feed Mill, Zeal Bangla Sugar Mills, Shyampur Sugar Mills, Aramit Cement and Standard Ceramic Industries.