Recently, Himalayan Everest Insurance Limited (HEI) successfully listed 615,983 unit bonus shares on the Nepal Stock Exchange (NEPSE). This development comes after the company held its 29th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 29th of Chaitra, where significant decisions were made. During the AGM, the board of directors approved a 2.89% dividend for the fiscal year 2078/79.
In a meeting held on Poush 26, the 297th meeting of the board, it was decided to distribute the dividend based on the paid-up capital of Rs. 2.23 Arba. The proposal included a distribution of 2.75% bonus shares worth Rs. 6.15 crores and a cash dividend of 0.14% amounting to Rs. 32.42 lakhs. These bonus shares, which were proposed and endorsed during the AGM, have now been successfully listed on the NEPSE.
As of the current writing, the Last Traded Price (LTP) of HEI stands at Rs. 490. This indicates the market value per share based on recent trading activity. Investors and shareholders of HEI can monitor the market performance and value of their shares based on this LTP. The listing of the bonus shares on the NEPSE provides an opportunity for investors to engage in trading and potentially benefit from the company’s performance and growth in the insurance sector.