Transgaz leads blue-chip gainers on Bucharest bourse, stock indices rise

Transgaz leads blue-chip gainers on Bucharest bourse, stock indices rise Bucharest Stock Exchange (Author: BVB) License: all rights reserved.

BUCHAREST (Romania), February 16 (SeeNews) - Romanian gas pipeline operator Transgaz [BSE:TGN] led the gainers among the blue-chips on the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) on Thursday, bourse data showed.

The total equity turnover of the BVB surged to 95.9 million lei ($22.5 million/21.2 million euro) from 37.3 million lei on Wednesday.

Transgaz was the top blue-chip gainer, rising 6.12% to 347 lei in the day's third largest turnover of 7.1 million lei. The company said on Thursday its 2016 net profit rose 22% on the year to 595.7 million lei.

Blue-chip power supplier and distributor Electrica [BSE:EL] stood to 13.76 lei and posted the day's largest turnover of 44.9 million lei.

Blue-chip bank Banca Transilvania [BSE: TLV] stood to 2.55 lei in the day's second largest turnover of 10.38 million lei.

The bank booked a net profit of 1.23 billion lei in 2016, as compared to a record-high 2.41 billion lei in 2015 following its merger with Volksbank.

Details follow:

Index Closing Value Daily Change
BET 7,711.84 0.47%
BET-TR 9,526.19 0.47%
BET-FI 31,842.44 -0.34%
BETPlus 1,147.57 0.40%
BET-NG 651.76 0.88%
BET-XT 697.39 0.36%
BET-XT-TR 882.27 0.36%
BET-BK 1,465.01 0.01%
ROTX 15,331.25 -0.05%

BET Total Return index (BET-TR) is a free float weighted index of the 10 most traded companies listed on the regulated market and is adjusted to also reflect the dividends paid by constituent companies. 

BET-BK is a free float weighted capitalization index of the most liquid 25 companies listed on the regulated market. 

BET Plus is a free float market capitalization weighted index tracking 34 companies listed on BVB’s regulated market except the financial investment companies, that meet the minimum eligibility criteria, which refer to liquidity and the value of shares in free float.      

BET-FI tracks the SIFs and property restitution fund Fondul Proprietatea. 

BET-NG includes companies from the energy sector and utilities.

BET-XT is a blue chip index and reflects the price evolution of the most liquid 25 shares traded on the regulated market, including the SIFs. 

BET-XT-TR reflects the price performance of the top 25 most traded Romanian companies, as well as their gross dividends and cash distributions. 

ROTX tracks Romania's nine most liquid stocks. It is a joint index of the Bucharest bourse and the Vienna Stock Exchange.

(1 euro= 4.5226 lei)

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