The National Leasing Holding Company (Alijarah) disclosed Tuesday the audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2011. The financial statements revealed a net profit of QR 215, 5 Million in 2011 compared to QR 179,8 Million in 2010. The Company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) in 2011 amounted to QR 6.53 versus QR 5.45 in 2010, it said in a statement published on the (Qatar Exchange) website. The Company also announced profit distribution in the form of 35% cash dividends; equivalent to QR 3.5/share subject to the Ordinary and Extra-Ordinary General Assembly approval which will take place on February 12, 2012. Chairman of Alijarah Holding HE Sheikh Falah bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani declared the audited financial results for the year ended 31st December 2011, saying Alijarah Holding achieved a net profit of QR 215.45 Million for the twelve months period ended 31st December 2011 compared to QR 179.83 million for the same period last year – an increase of 20% which reflected positively on the earnings per share for the period, which is at QR 6.53 per share, compared to QR 5.45 per share, last year. Established in 2003, the National Leasing Holding is a Qatari share holding company listed in the Qatar Exchange. Its business portfolio covering Leasing, Equipment and Transportation, Property development and Hospitality services.
Gold hits 3-1/2 week high
Gold hit a 3-1/2 week high on Thursday and silver rose nearly 3 percent as escalating tensions in the Middle East knocked stocks and the dollar and drove investors into assets viewed as lower risk, s
$67m compensation for Almarai
Saudi Arabia's Almarai, the Gulf's largest dairy company, received 250 million riyals ($66.7m) from an insurer in compensation for a fire at one of its bakeries, it said yesterday.
$205m raised from sukuk by HSBC unit
The Malaysian Islamic banking arm of HSBC Holdings has raised 750 million ringgit ($205m) from the sale of five-year Islamic bonds (sukuk) at a yield of 4.24 per cent, IFR reported yesterday.