Gazprom investholding acquired 5.65mln of the Gazprom-released ADRs (11.3mln stocks), Gazprom informed.
The stake is equal to 1.762bn rub. on the current quotations.
Thus, Gazprom investholding increased its share in Gazprom to 12.859mln stocks from 1.559mln pcs.
Gazprom (TIN 7736050003) is the largest gas company in the world. The share capital is equal to 118.367bn rub. split in 23673512900 common stocks of 5 rub. par. The working interest is held by the government. In 2012 Gazprom reduced output 5.1% to 482.251bn m3 of gas.
The 2012 net profit of the holders (IAS) declined 10% to come to 1.183tril rub; revenues from sales moved up 3% to 4.764tril rub.
It can be explained by 10% in the gas sales cut-down (8.7bn m3).
The IH 2013 net profit (RAS) rallied down 35% to 250.144bn rub. from 383.126bn rub. prior year; revenues rose 5% to come to 1.921tril rub. from 1.825tril rub.