Apex Footwear’s profit hikes over 31pc
Apex Footwear Limited’s profit jumped more than 31pc year-on-year in the financial year that ended on June 30, 2022.
The company reported earnings per share of Tk 11.70 in 2021-22, which was Tk 8.92 a year earlier.
The EPS went up congrats to an increase in local sales by 15.06pc compared to previous year, said the footwear manufacturer in a post on the Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSE.
Net asset value per share improved to Tk 252.95 from Tk 244.58, owing to a rise in the non-current assets and current assets in 2021-22 compared to 2020-21.
But the net operating cash flow per share fell to Tk 32.93 from Tk 145.24 a year earlier. The decrease was due to a significant increase in payments against materials purchase, increased inventory, and account receivables said the post.
Apex Footwear’s board recommended a 35pc cash and a 10pc stock dividend for 2021-22.
The stock dividend has been recommended so as to utilize its retained amount as paid-up capital with a view to improving capital adequacy.
Shares of the company rose 1.97pc on the DSE.
Hakkani Pulp’s Sponsor to sell 50k shares: DSE
One of the listed companies Hakkani Pulp & Paper Mills Limited from the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), Hosne Ara Begum, a sponsor director has expressed the intention to sell 50,000 shares from her holdings in the company at the prevailing market price in the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE).
All the shares will be sold on the block market within the next 30 working days.
As of Persent, Hosne Ara Begum is holding 10,91,666 shares of the company.
The company was listed on the stock exchange in 2001, and its main goals are to manufacture various types of pulp, paper, and tissue products.
The board of the company recommended a 1% cash dividend for its general shareholders other than sponsors or directors, for fiscal 2021-22.
As of 28 February 2023, sponsors and directors held 44.69 percent of the company’s shares, institutional investors 2.87 percent, and general investors 52.44 percent.
The last trading share price of the company at the Dhaka stock exchange was Tk 53.20 till 1:56 pm Tuesday (28 March).
Bourse on Red
Dhaka Stock Exchange DSE, Bourses on the second working day of the week, March 28, ended with price index & turnover drops.
This information is known from DSE sources.
272 crores 5 lakh shares were traded in DSE on this day. 45 crores 54 lakhs less trading was done in DSE today compared to the previous workday, 27 March, Shares worth Tk 317 crores 60 lakh shares were traded in DSE last time, Monday.
The benchmark index DSEX dropped 11.83 points or 6,193. The Shariah-based index DSES shed 4.06 points or 1,345, and the blue-chip index DS30 lost 4.70 points or 2,205.
Of the issues traded, 28 advanced, 56 declined, and 201 remained unchanged.
Legacy Footwear Limited ranked top gainer on DSE, the share price increased by Tk 6.0 paisa or 9.71 percent. On this day, the share was last traded at Tk 67.80 paisa.
On the other hand, Jute Spinners Ltd ranked top loser on the DSE, the share price dropped by Tk 17.7 paisa or 6.76 percent. On this day, the share was last traded at Tk 246.30 paisa.
DSE topped on trade eastern Housing Limtied 20 crores 42 lakh 72 thousand takas of shares of the company have been traded.
A total of 52 companies’ shares were traded in the Block on Dhaka Stock Exchange, 52 lakh 48 thousand 57 shares of the companies were traded. The financial value of which is 30 crore 71 lakh taka.
Pioneer Insurance discloses its Dividends
One of the Listed Companies, Pioneer Insurance Company Limited has recommended 25 percent cash & 5 percent stock Dividend to its investors for the Financial Year ending December 31, 2022.
This source is known from DSE.
The Company has reported EPS (after tax) of Tk 6.09 paisa, NAV per share of Tk 46.88 for the year ended December 31, 2022, as against EPS of Tk 6.93 paisa (restated).
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company will be held on May 31 through the digital platform. The record date for this has been fixed at April 27.
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