Criteria of share categorization of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE)
- “A” Category Companies
Companies which are regular in holding the current Annual General meetings and have declared dividend at the rate of 10% or more in a calendar year. (Mutual Funds, Debentures & Bonds are being traded in this Category)
- “B” Category Companies
Companies which are regular in holding the current Annual General Meetings but have failed to declare dividend at least at the rate of 10% in a calendar year.
- “Z” Category Companies
Companies which have failed to hold the current Annual General Meetings or failed to declare any dividend or which are not in operation continuously for more than six months or whose accumulated loss after adjustment of revenue reserve, if any, is negative and exceeded its paid up capital.
- “G” Category Companies
Greenfield companies – companies that will start operation after taking money from the market.
- “N” Category Companies
All newly listed companies except Greenfield Companies will be placed in this category and their settlement system would be like B category companies.