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United Power tops gainers' list

FE Report | Published: August 26, 2019 10:29:57 | Updated: August 31, 2019 11:01:25


United Power Generation & Distribution Company (UPGDC) topped the chart of top 10 gainers following investors' increased participation.

The company featured a turnover of Tk 178.60 million on Sunday and grabbed 3.81 per cent of the total turnover featured by the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE).

The company's share price declined 1.41 per cent or Tk 5.80 to close at Tk 406.70 each on the main bourse.

Some 437,200 shares of the UPGDC changed hands through 1,757 trades and the company's market capitalisation stood at Tk 196.81 billion on Sunday.

The company's board of directors has recommended 130 per cent cash dividend and 10 per cent stock dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2019.

For the same year, the company has reported consolidated EPS of Tk. 16.08 against Tk. 9.59 for the same period of the previous year.

Of other turnover leaders, Orion Infusion featured a turnover of Tk 165.90 million and captured 3.54 per cent of the market turnover.

The company's share price closed at Tk 71 with a loss of 0.14 per cent or Tk 0.10.

Silco Pharmaceuticals grabbed 3.40 per cent of the market turnover after featuring a turnover of Tk 159.60 million.

The company's share price rose 8.33 per cent or Tk 2.60 to close at Tk 33.70 each.

Beacon Pharmaceuticals posted a turnover of Tk 130.90 million and captured 2.79 per cent of the market turnover.

The company's share price closed at Tk 25.10 each with a rise of 2.44 per cent or Tk 0.60.

KDS Accessories featured a turnover of Tk 125.30 million and grabbed 2.67 per cent of the market turnover.

The company's share price rose 9.98 per cent or Tk 5.80 to close at Tk 63.90 each.

Fortune Shoes posted a turnover of Tk 122.5 million which was 2.61 per cent of the exchange's total turnover.

Of other turnover leaders, Bangladesh Shipping Corporation featured a turnover of Tk 122.40 million, Monno Ceramic Industries Tk 106.10 million, JMI Syringes & Medical Devices Tk 97.10 million and Beximco Tk 85.40.

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