Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Shahjibazar Power Company Limited (SPCL) dominated the transaction chart of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) last week that ended on Thursday.
According to statistics available with the DSE, some 6.38 million Shahjibazar Power Company shares were traded, generating a turnover of nearly BDT 1.02 billion, which was 6.60 percent of the premier bourse’s total turnover.
The daily average turnover for the company was BDT 205 million.
The rental power generation company’s share closed at BDT 166.40 on Thursday, the last session of the week, advancing 4.61 percent over the previous week.
Shahjibazar Power, which was listed on the country’s stock exchanges in 2014, disbursed 28 percent cash and 3.0 percent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2015. In 2014, the company distributed 25 percent cash dividend and 5.0 percent stock dividend.
The company has reported consolidated third quarter (Q3) earning per share (EPS) of BDT 1.26 for January-March period of 2016 as against BDT 1.93 for the same period a year before.
In nine months (July, 2015-March, 2016) period, consolidated EPS was BDT 3.59 as against BDT 6.15 for the same period last year.
The sponsor-directors own 71.93 percent stake in the Shahjibazar Power, while institutional investor 9.01 percent and the general public 19.06 percent as on July 31, 2016.
The company’s paid-up capital is BDT 1,371.32 million and authorised capital is BDT 5,000 million, while the total number of securities is 137,132,037, the DSE data showed.
The company’s market capitalisation stood at BDT 22,311.38 million as on Thursday.
SPCL was followed by MJL Bangladesh with shares worth BDT 781 million changing hands, followed by National Tubes BDT 771 million, Beximco Pharmaceuticals BDT 584 million, Square Pharmaceuticals BDT 563 million and Olympic Industries BDT 548 million.
Delta Brac Housing Finance Corporation was also included in the top ten turnover chart with shares worth BDT 460 million changing hands, followed by Doreen Power Generations and Systems BDT 436 million, Al-Haj Textile BDT 405 million and Trust Bank BDT 400 million.

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