Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Five more listed companies – AFC Agro Biotech, Active Fine Chemical, Rahim Textile, Samorita Hospital and Marcio Bangladesh have recommended dividend, said separate official disclosures on Wednesday.

AFC Agro Biotech: The Board of Directors has recommended 20 percent stock dividend for the 18 months period from January 01, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

The final approval will come during the annual general meeting scheduled to be held on November 24 at 12noon and Trust Milonayoton in Dhaka.

The record date for entitlement of dividend is on November 8.

The company has reported earning per share (EPS) of BDT 5.12, net asset value (NAV) per share of BDT 16.77 and net operating cash flow per share (NOCFPS) of BDT 5.60 for the 18 months period from January 01, 2015 to June 30, 2016 as against BDT 3.92, BDT 13.21 and BDT 5.49 respectively for the period from January 01, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

Active Fine Chemical: The board of directors has recommended 5.0 percent cash & 30 percent stock dividend for the 18 months period from January 2015 to June 2016.

The AGM will be held on November 24. Record date is on November 8.

The company has reported EPS of BDT 5.51, NAV per share of BDT 28.52 and NOCFPS of BDT 7.12 for the 18 months period from January 01, 2015 to June 30, 2016 as against BDT 4.52, BDT 23.87 and BDT 3.52 respectively for the period from January 01, 2014 to June 30, 2015.

Rahim Textile: The board of directors has recommended 40 percent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2016.

The final approval will come during the annual general meeting scheduled to be held on December 26. The record date is on November 9.

The company has also reported EPS of BDT 8.92, NAV per share of BDT 48.25 and NOCFPS of BDT 32.66 for the year ended on June 30, 2016 as against BDT 4.85 (restated), BDT 55.05 and BDT 26.89 respectively for the same period of the previous year.

Samorita Hospital: The board of directors has recommended 10 percent cash and 10 percent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2016.

The AGM will be held on December 15. The record date is on November 10.
The Company has also reported EPS of BDT 2.27, NAV per share of BDT 55.95 and NOCFPS of BDT 3.92 for the year ended on June 30, 2016 as against BDT 2.56, BDT 55.68 and BDT 4.22 respectively for the year ended on June 30, 2015.

Marico: The board of directors of Marico Bangladesh Limited has declared second interim cash dividend 300 percent for the year ending on March 31, 2017 based on 6 months financials for the period ended on September 30, 2016.

The record date for entitlement of interim cash dividend is on November 10, 2016.

There will be no price limit on the trading of the shares of these companies today following its corporate declaration.

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