FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2019 KASE CHANGES PARAMETERS OF SHARES INCLUDED IN KASE INDEX UNIVERSE

31.01.19, 18:28
/KASE, January 31, 2019/ – From February 1, 2019, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange 
(KASE) Committee on Indices and Securities Valuation by its decision of 
January 31, 2019 defined new parameters for shares included in KASE Index's 
universe – portions of shares in free float and restrictive coefficients.

The table below shows new share parameters effective as of February 1, 2019 
that influence the value of KASE Index.
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Ticker      ISIN     number of outstanding Free float      Restrictive
                                    shares    (Fi), % coefficient (Ri)
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CCBN    KZ0007786572           162,456,800       35.9        1.0000000
GB_KZMS GB00B0HZPV38           458,379,033       51.8        0.0307351
HSBK    KZ000A0LE0S4        11,754,054,397       25.5        0.0706850
KCEL    KZ1C00000876           200,000,000       18.7        0.3098557
KEGC    KZ1C00000959           259,998,610       10.0        0.5052912
KZTK    KZ0009093241            10,707,323       23.0        0.3435254
KZTO    KZ1C00000744           384,628,099       10.0        0.3916975
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Besides, following the mentioned decision of the Committee on Indices and 
Securities Valuation, as of February 1, 2019 a new adjustment coefficient (K) 
value – 5.5045976 will be used.

NOTES TO TABLE

KASE Index – KASE share market index, showing change of prices of shares 
from the representative list for calculation of the index with account to 
capitalization of issuers and number of free floating shares (free float). One 
stock may not exceed 15 % weight in the index. KASE Index is calculated within 
a trading day as deals in the representing stocks are concluded. In case no 
deals, parameters of which are required for calculation of the KASE Index, were 
made in the stock during a trading day, for purposes of such calculation,
results  of the last resultant trading session will be used.

The Methodology of index calculation is regulated by KASE internal document 
"Methodology of Stock Market Indicators Calculation", available on KASE 
website at http://www.kase.kz/files/normative_base/indicators_met_eng.pdf

The index page is available at http://www.kase.kz/en/index_kase

Ticker shows: issuer code of a security traded on KASE (the first 4 symbols, 
which is also the code of a common share); share category (if the fifth symbol
is  "p", preferred share); order number of the share issue (if required, it is
the sixth numeric symbol). Issuers code: CCBN – Bank CenterCredit JSC; 
GB_KZMS – KAZAKHMYS PLC; HSBK – Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan JSC; KCEL – 
Kcell JSC; KEGC – Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company "KEGOC" 
JSC (KEGC); KZTK – Kazakhtelecom JSC; KZTO – KazTransOil JSC.

Number of outstanding shares – parameter, which is determined independently by 
KASE on the basis of listing company share register extract data or information 
provided by the company as a number of outstanding shares of a listing company 
net of those redeemed. KASE is taking into account the number of outstanding 
shares, which is confirmed by documents available on KASE.

Free float (Fi), % – parameter, determined by KASE as the number of shares 
not owned by the government, issuer management and shareholders, who own 
five or more percent of common shares of the issuer, except for shareholders in 
regard of which the Committee on Indices and Securities Valuation made a 
decision that such shareholders shall not be deemed as strategic (institutional 
investors, nominal holders, and entities performing functions of settlement 
service etc.).

Restrictive coefficient (Ri) – parameter limiting the weight of influence of
each stock on the index value to fifteen percent.

[2019-01-31]