How can I work out the value of my BancABC shareholding?

Share prices generally change on a daily basis. To value your portfolio, simply multiply the number of shares you own in BancABC by the current share price as available in the Share Quote. Note that this value excludes transaction costs, which vary by country of jurisdiction.

What are the tax implications of keeping, selling or buying BancABC shares?

The tax consequences of keeping or selling your shares, or buying more shares, depend on your own circumstances and the country in which you are resident. If you are in any doubt about your tax position, you should seek independent professional advice.

What happens if I change my e-mail address?

You can amend your e-mail address online once you have logged in to the InvestorPass section of this website, then go to 'My Preferences'.

What is the Company's registered address?

Our registered address is:

ABC Holdings Limited

ABC House, Tholo Office Park,

Plot 50669, Fairground Office Park,

Gaborone,

Botswana

Who are the Company's registrars and how can I contact them?

The BancABC Botswana register is managed by ABC Transfer & Secretarial Services (Pty) Ltd, whose details are as follows:

ABC Transfer & Secretarial Services (Pty) Ltd

ABC House, Tholo Office Park,

Plot 50669, Fairground Office Park,

Gaborone,

Botswana

 

While the Zimbabwe register is managed by First Transfer Secretaries (Private) Ltd. Their contact details are:

4th Floor Goldbridge North

Eastgate

Corner Robert Mugabe Way and

Sam Nujoma Street,

P.O. Box 11,

Harare,

Zimbabwe

What should I have to confirm my shareholding in BancABC?

When you buy shares in BancABC, or any listed company for that matter, you should get a contract note and then a share certificate from the broker through which you bought your shares.

Where can I find information about the BancABC share price?

Soon after the trading session on a daily basis, the 'Share Quote' table on the landing page of this website is updated with results of trading in our shares. You may also want to view the share price performance over a range of periods on our interactive share trading graph which is also available on this website. We also make available for download the daily share trading data in Excel, which you can manipulate in your own way. You are also encouraged to register for weekly share trading alerts from BancABC.

What factors affect the share price of a company?

The share price will be influenced by a number of factors, some of which are outside the company's control.

The factors may include:

  • the performance and prospects of the company or the industry in which the company operates;
  • political, general economic, financial and stock market conditions;
  • perceptions of investors about the above factors.

As with all listed shares, the share price of BancABC on both the Botswana Stock Exchange and the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange can go up or down. If you sell your shares, you may receive more or less than you originally paid for them.

What is a dividend?

A dividend is a taxable sum of money declared by a company's board of directors and given to its shareholders out of the company's current or retained earnings. Dividends are usually given as cash (cash dividend), but they can also take the form of stock (scrip dividend) or other property. There is no guarantee that a company will make dividend payments in any given year or years.

What is a share?

The ownership of a company can be shared by many people and organisations. A share is a unit of ownership. When you own a share you become a part-owner (shareholder) of a company and you will have the right to receive any dividends paid on each share that you own, receive an electronic or paper copy or summary of the company's annual report and financial statements as well as any other shareholder communications. You will also have the right to attend, ask questions and vote at general meetings of the company.

When is the next BancABC Annual General Meeting?

The Annual General Meeting generally takes place in June of
each year. The 2010 AGM is expected to be held on 1 June 2010.

Can I receive my shareholder communication electronically?

It is our primary goal to communicate with all stakeholders
electronically. If you would like to receive future communications from the
Company by e-mail, please go to the InvestorPass section of this website and opt-in to receive the relevant alerts from us.

How can I obtain a copy of the annual Report and Accounts?

Our annual reports are available for download in PDF from the 'Downloads' section of this website. If you register to
receive financial reports from us, we will send you the links to the reports
upon release. Hardcopies may be requested from
the Company Secretary as well.

When does BancABC report its financial results?

Our financial year end is 31 December. Abridged results are
usually released in March, with the annual report following in April same year.
Our half year end is 30 June and the interim results are released in Sepember.
We recommend that you register for  free email alerts to be notified of the release of our results. You may also need to visit our calendar for other important shareholder dates and events.