Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The state-run listed company National Tubes dominated the week’s turnover chart on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) that ended on Thursday.
According to statistics from the DSE, about 3.74 million National Tubes shares were traded, generating a turnover of BDT 432 million last week on DSE. The company accounted for 2.54 percent of the week’s total turnover.
The state-owned company’s share closed at BDT 131.40 on Thursday, the last trading session of the week, registering an increase of 19.56 percent over the previous week.
The National Tubes share price jumped nearly 64 percent or BDT 51.19 each within last one month. Each share of the company was BDT 80.21 on July 18, and stood at BDT 131.40 on Thursday.
The engineering sector company, which was listed on the Dhaka bourse in 1989, disbursed 20 percent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2015.
In nine months for July, 2015 to March, 2016, earning per share (EPS) was BDT 1.93 as against BDT 1.75 for July, 2014-March, 2015.
Net operating cash flow per share (NOCFPS) was BDT 5.03 for July, 2015-March, 2016 as against BDT 0.93 for July, 2014-March, 2015. Net asset value (NAV) per share was BDT 237.71 as of March 31, 2016 and BDT 283.65 as of March 31, 2015.
The sponsor-directors own only 0.69 percent stake in the National Tubes, while the government owns 51 percent, institutions 20.45 percent and the general public own 27.86 percent as on May 31, 2016, the DSE data showed.
The company’s paid-up capital is BDT 237.83 million and authorised capital is BDT 1,000 million, while the total number of securities is 23,783,760. The company’s total market cap stood at BDT 2,851.67 million as of Thursday.
The National Tubes was, closely followed by MJL Bangladesh with shares worth BDT 398 million changing hands, followed by Aman Feed of BDT 398 million, Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills BDT 371 million, Shahjibazar Power Company BDT 338 million, ACME Laboratories BDT 317 million and National Polymer BDT 316 million.
Square Pharmaceuticals was also included in the top ten turnover chart with shares worth BDT 315 million changing hands, followed by Beximco Pharmaceuticals BDT 309 million and IBN Sina BDT 307 million.

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