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National Tubes tops turnover chart

Ten cos account for 26pc transactions on DSE


FE Report | Published: October 18, 2019 10:33:37 | Updated: October 21, 2019 10:30:12


Ten most traded companies accounted for more than 26 per cent of transactions on the prime bourse on Thursday, with the National Tubes generating the highest turnover.

According to the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) data, some 989,991 shares of National Tubes were traded, generating a turnover of nearly 181 million, which was 5.78 per cent of the day's total turnover of Tk 3.13 million.

The company's share closed at Tk 187.10 each on Thursday, advancing 2.41 per cent over the previous day.

Its share traded between Tk 98.30 and Tk 205.90 in the last one year.

The National Tubes, listed on the DSE in 1989, disbursed 10 per cent stock dividend in 2018.

Monno Jute Stafflers came second on the turnover chart, with shares worth Tk 105 million changing hands. The company's share price fell 6.11 per cent to close at Tk 1,394.60.

Square Pharma clinched the third spot, with shares worth Tk 102 million changing hands. Its share closed at Tk 238.20 each, shedding 0.13 per cent over the previous day.

Sonar Bangla Insurance emerged as the fourth, with shares worth Tk 83 million changing hands. The company's share price advanced 2.27 per cent to close at Tk 36 each.

Bangladesh Shipping Corporation notched the fifth spot, with shares worth Tk 70 million changing hands. The state-run company's share closed at Tk 51.80 each, losing 0.38 per cent.

The turnover of Grameenphone was Tk 59 million. The lone listed telecom operator's share closed at Tk 317.80, losing 3.14 per cent.

Beacon Pharmaceuticals featured a turnover of Tk 58 million. The company's share closed at Tk 29.20, advancing 1.39 per cent.

The turnover of Paramount Insurance was Tk 57 million. The company's share price rose 2.38 per cent to close at Tk 25.80 each.

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