Tuesday, 25 March 2014

25-Mar-2014 CSE Trade Summary

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Company Fact Sheet: Nations Trust Bank PLC - NTB:N0000

About the company:

Established: 1999                                Quoted Date: 1999-05-03          Sector: Banks Finance & Insurance

Nations Trust Bank PLC (the Bank) is a Sri Lanka-based banking company. The principal activities of the Bank are commercial, personal and private banking, trade services, leasing, factoring, treasury and capital market services, and fee-based activities. The Bank operates in seven segments: Retail and SME Banking, Corporate Banking, Leasing, Treasury functions, Investment Banking, Insurance Broking and Property Management. The principal activities of the Bank's subsidiaries, including Waldock Mackenzie Limited, Allied Properties Limited, Mercantile Leasing (Financial Services) Limited and Nations Insurance Brokers Limited are carrying out margin trading, money market operations and fund and fee-based activities, property rental, managing an operating leases portfolio and insurance broking, respectively.

Chairman: Mr A.K. Gunaratne

CEO: Ms R. N. K. Fernando

Board of Directors:
Mr M.E. Wickremesinghe (Senior Director) 
Mr A.R. Rasiah 
Mr C.H.S.K. Piyaratna 
Dr. (Ms.) D. Weerakoon 
Mr K.N.J. Balendra 
Mr Murtaza Jafferjee 
Dr. Kemal de Soysa 
Mr D. Prasanna De Silva 
Ms. N.S. Panditaratne 
Mr K.O.V.S.M.S. Wijesinghe

52 Weeks Low: 57.00                                                                     52 Weeks High: 69.00

Average Trading Volume: 38,620

Company Financial at a glance:

1. Merger of Operations of Mercantile Leasing limited: On 1st January 2006, Nations Trust Bank Limited (NTB) merged its operations with the primary business operations of leasing and factoring of Mercantile Leasing Limited (MLL) by issuing 40,786,004 ordinary shares of NTB at the price of Rs 26.15 per share. Mercantile Leasing Limited (MLL) had investments in three wholly owned subsidiaries namely Allied Properties Limited , Mercantile Leasing (Financial Services) Limited and MLL Insurance Brokers Limited.
2. 41,928,668 ordinary shares of the company were listed on 04-03-2008, pursuant to a Rights Issue in the proportion of 1:3 @ Rs. 25.00 combined with 2010 warrants : 41,928,668  (Exercise Price: Rs. 30.00) & 2011 warrants: 20,963,943 (Exercise Price: Rs. 35.00).
3. 41,928,668 Ordinary Shares of the company were listed on 26th March 2010, pursuant to the conversion of 2010 warrants.
4. 20,963,943 Ordinary Shares of the company were listed on 30th March 2011, pursuant to the conversion of 2011 warrants.

Total shares in Issue: 230,607,283

Debentures Listed on CSE:

Top 20 Shareholders as at 31/12/2013

The percentage of Shares held by the Public as at 31st December 2013 was 79.85%.

The percentage of Foreign Holding as at 28th February 2014 was 11.83%

Quote for the day

"Too many people assume they are making decisions based on what they know, but often times their decisions are based on what they think they know but really don’t." - Barry Ritholtz