Philippine Stock Exchange: Market News and Updates – July 8, 2014

MACAY, COSCO Ex-Date Today, July 8
Macay Holdings, Inc. (PSE:MACAY) – P1.35 per share Regular Cash Dividends; Record date: July 11, 2014; Payment date: July 24, 2014
Cosco Capital, Inc. (PSE:COSCO) – P0.06 per share Special Cash Dividends; Record date: July 11, 2014; Payment date: July 28, 2014 [Read more...]

Philippine Stock Exchange: Market News and Updates – July 7, 2014

LRI To Study Combination With HLCM
The Board of Directors of Lafarge Republic, Inc. (PSE:LRI) authorized the Corporation to explore, study and consider the combination of all or part of the Corporation’s businesses with Holcim Philippines, Inc. (PSE:HLCM) in order to avail itself of the resulting synergies and opportunities that are anticipated under such Combination, and in the course of such study, determine optimal structures to implement the Combination. It is contemplated that the Corporation’s Bulacan and Norzagaray cement plants together with their respective related assets and the Corporation’s interests in its subsidiary, Lafarge Iligan, Inc., which owns the Iligan plant, be excluded from the Combination and considered for divestment, any such divestment being conditioned upon: (a) the agreement on the terms and conditions of the divestment, including the purchase price, with the potential interested third party buyer or buyers, and (b) completion of the Combination [Read more...]

Philippine Stock Exchange: Market News and Updates – June 26, 2014

FEU, FGEN, BDO, PSB Ex-Cash Today, June 26
Far Eastern University, Incorporated (PSE:PSB) – P12/share regular cash dividends
First Gen Corporation (PSE:FGEN) Preferred Series F – P4/share regular cash dividends
First Gen Corporation (PSE:FGEN) Preferred Series G – P3.8904/share regular cash dividends
BDO Unibank, Inc. (PSE:LBDO) – P0.9/share special cash dividends
Philippine Savings Bank (PSE:PSB) – P0.75/share regular cash dividends [Read more...]

Philippine Stock Exchange: Market Summary – June 24, 2014

Index Previous Current %Change Change
PSE Composite 6761.99 6793.07 0.46 31.08
All Shares 4057.43 4073.94 0.41 16.51
Financials 1603.19 1609.99 0.42 6.8
Industrial 10377.29 10399.35 0.21 22.06
Holding Firms 6150 6213.89 1.04 63.89
Property 2617.4 2621.07 0.14 3.67
Service 1994.86 1994.85 0 -0.01
Mining and Oil 16243.13 16189.94 -0.33 -53.19
Total Trades 36,817.00
Total Value 7,173,526,025.50
Total Volume 903,039,000.00
Up Volume 471,757,790.00
Down Volume 237,445,865.00
Unch Volume 193,835,345.00
Advances 110.00
Declines 69.00
Unchanged 45.00

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Philippine Stock Exchange: Market News and Updates – June 24, 2014

SMC Ex-Cash Today, June 24
At the Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Directors of San Miguel Corporation (PSE:SMC), the Board declared cash dividends for common shares at P0.35 per share. The cash cividends for the common shares are payable on July 21, 2014 to all stockholders of record of the common shares as of June 27, 2014. The stock and transfer books of the Corporation will be closed from June 30, 2014 to July 4, 2014. [Read more...]

Philippine Stock Exchange: Market Summary – June 23, 2014

Index Previous Current %Change Change
PSE Composite 6730.96 6761.99 0.46 31.03
All Shares 4042.01 4057.43 0.38 15.42
Financials 1594.03 1603.19 0.57 9.16
Industrial 10305.61 10377.29 0.7 71.68
Holding Firms 6132.62 6150 0.28 17.38
Property 2587.49 2617.4 1.16 29.91
Service 1998.32 1994.86 -0.17 -3.46
Mining and Oil 16244.28 16243.13 -0.01 -1.15
Total Trades 35,706.00
Total Value 5,996,788,884.00
Total Volume 1,005,207,465.00
Up Volume 434,635,710.00
Down Volume 307,052,255.00
Unch Volume 263,519,500.00
Advances 101.00
Declines 87.00
Unchanged 35.00

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