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05 Jul 2010
Week's Top Volume Week Top Turnover Week Top Gainer
Name Volume Name Turnover Name Price Chg
Genting SP 704,529,000 Genting SP 225,585,800   Jardine C&C  30.860  +1.500  
GoldenAgr 247,308,000 DBS 79,651,300   DairyFarm 900 US$  7.150  +0.450  
Noble Grp 164,729,000 SingTel  79,619,380   JMH 400US$   36.420  +0.420  
Z-Obee 111,586,000  OCBC Bk 70,834,720   OCBC Bk  8.930  +0.270  
Abterra   100,562,000   Noble Grp  58,699,950   DBS  13.880  +0.220  

Note: Weekly movement as at 02 Jul 2010

Investor Relations Alert
Biosensors: Acquires CardioMind.

Biosensors International Group, Ltd announced the acquisition of certain assets of CardioMind, Inc. for a total consideration of US$1.1 Million. The Company will incur additional costs, not expected to exceed US$1.0 million to transfer this technology and the assets purchased to its Singapore-based research and manufacturing facility. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA, CardioMind specializes in developing stent systems specifically designed to treat small coronary lesions which can be difficult to reach with conventional stent systems... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Lion Asiapac: Declaration Of A Second Interim Dividend.

Lion Asiapac Limited is pleased to announce that a second interim dividend of 10.0 cents per ordinary share for the financial year ending 30 June 2010 will be declared out of the profits of the Company. The Second Interim Dividend will be paid to shareholders on 29 July 2010. The Second Interim Dividend is declared, following the Board's review of the Group's cashflow position, taking into account the various investment projects undertaken by the Group, as well as the Company's investment plans. It has been the Board's intention to enhance and unlock value for shareholders, and to reward shareholders for their loyalty and support to the Company... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Stamford Tyres: FY2010 Net Profit Jumps 8-Fold To S$9.4 Million.

Stamford Tyres Corporation Limited announced a much improved set of financial results for the 12 months ended 30 April 2010. Revenue increased 4.5% year on year to S$310.2 million on the back of increasing tyre sales for the Group's major and proprietary brands. Gross profit remained flattish at S$66.5 million. Consequently, gross margin declined from 22.7% in FY2009 to 21.4% in FY2010. The slight decline was mainly due to the higher tyre purchase prices worldwide and lower sales from the Group's wheel plant in Thailand... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Popular: Full Year Profit Surges To $40.1 Million After Loss Last Year.

Popular Holdings Limited announces its unaudited financial results for the full year ended 30 April 2010. The Group swung to a full year profit of $40.1 million in FY2010 from a full year loss of $19.0 million. The property development division recorded $28.6 million of operating profits, that include fair value impairment write back of $21.7 million for the year ended 30 April 2010. Profit before Tax for the retail and distribution division more than doubled last fiscal year to $10.9 million on the back of a 6.4% growth in turnover from $393.3 million in FY2009 to $418.4 million in FY2010. The Board has recommended a final ordinary dividend of 0.2 cents, making up a total annual dividend of 1.2 cents... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Karin: Increases Resellers' Sales Opportunities With Signed Agreement With McAfee.

Karin Technology Holdings Limited is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Compucon Computers Limited, has been appointed by McAfee to distribute the complete suite of McAfee's products with effect from July 2010. McAfee's appointment of CCL as its distributor in Hong Kong and Macau for its complete suite of products will benefit its channel partners tremendously as it complements their products and services. CCL is also tasked to extend and promote McAfee's products, proven solutions and services that help to secure systems and networks around the world. CCL will ensure that resellers are well trained and capable of providing support to the end-users... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Asia Power: Proposed Investment In The Wu Li Dian Hydropower Plant Phase II Construction Project.

Asia Power Corporation Limited is pleased to announce that the Company has agreed to invest in the Wu Li Dian Hydropower Plant Phase II Construction Project pursuant to an investment agreement entered into, on 1 July 2010, between the Company and Zi Zhong county government of the People's Republic of China. The Project involves the construction of a new generator with a capacity of 10,500 kilowatts at a site located on the south bank of the Wu Li Dian Power Plant. The Project Site will have a preliminary land area of approximately 30 mu and a land use right of 50 years. The total investment amount of the Project is RMB 63 million, excluding the payment of the land use right of the Project Site...... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Listed Company Highlight of the Week

Stamford Tyres Corporation Limited

Stamford Tyres is the largest independent tyre and wheel distributor in Southeast Asia with distribution centres in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong, China, India, Australia and South Africa. It provides many value added services such as regional retail operations, on-site management services to fleet owners and mining operators. The Group has also set up a state-of-the-art plant in Thailand to manufacture alloy wheels.

Historical Price Data
Date Open High Low Close Volume
02 Jul 2010 0.245 0.255 0.245 0.250 759,000
01 Jul 2010 0.245 0.245 0.245 0.245 200,000
30 Jun 2010 0.250 0.250 0.245 0.245 292,000
29 Jun 2010 0.235 0.265 0.235 0.245 2,656,000
28 Jun 2010 0.220 0.220 0.220 0.220 90,000
EPS ($) a
Rolling EPS ($) e
NAV ($) b
Issued & Paid-up Shares c
Rolling PE ($) f
Price / NAV b
Par Value ($)
Dividend Yield (%) d
52 Weeks High
Cash Value ($) g
Market Cap (M)
Dividend ($) d
52 Weeks Low
Price / Cash Value g
  • a Based on latest Full Year results announcement, adjusted for the current number of shares.
  • b Based on latest results announcement (Full Year, Half Year or Interim), adjusted for the current number of shares.
  • c Rounded to the nearest thousand. Updated on 29/06/2010.
  • d Dividend is based on latest Full Year results announcement, adjusted for current number of shares and excludes special dividend.
  • e Summation of the earnings from the latest 4 Quarter (or 2 Half Year) results announcement, adjusted for the current number of shares.
  • f Based on rolling EPS
  • g Based on latest results announcement (Full Year, Half Year or Interim), adjusted for the current number of shares. Cash value does not include bank loans or other borrowings.
Week's Top Volume Week Top Turnover Week Top Gainer
Name Volume Name Turnover Name Price Chg
SINOTOP-OR 321,575,600 MAYBANK 329,005,573 NESTLE 34.860 0.3600
GENM 97,474,200 GENM 254,313,523 MMOSAIC 1.720 0.3000
TALAM 89,155,200 CIMB 248,039,489 F&N 12.660 0.2600
KEURO 86,040,400 GENTING 183,006,747 CIHLDG 2.680 0.2300
TIME 77,820,300 AXIATA 182,122,025 MTD 4.550 0.2000

Note: Weekly movement as at 02 Jul 2010

Investor Relations Alert
Genting: Acquisition Of A New Wholly-owned Subsidiary By Genting Berhad.

We wish to inform that Genting Berhad ("the Company") has acquired the entire equity interest in Aurasun Resources Sdn Bhd for licensing of intellectual property and provision of related services for cash at par. Aurasun Resources Sdn Bhd was incorporated in Malaysia on 8 January 2010 with an issued and paid-up capital of RM2/- comprising 2 ordinary shares of RM1/- each... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Most Active Stocks for the week Most Gainers for the week
Stocks Price
Value (Btm) Stocks Price
% +/-
CPF 19.80 20.70 5,600.66 BJC 7.70 11.60 +50.65
PTT 250.00 246.00 5,006.10 TIES 0.44 0.66 +50.00
BANPU 624.00 602.00 4,790.87 RCI 1.13 1.64 +45.13
PTTEP 144.00 143.50 4,212.46 KKC 3.46 4.62 +33.53
ADVANC 84.00 89.50 3,919.82 SF 3.44 4.48 +30.23

Source: Setsmart, based on SET100 stock

Investor Relations Alert
Land and Houses: Received Trusted Brand 2010 Award.

Khun Suparat Veerakul - Vice President, Corporate Communication of Land and Houses received Trusted Brand 2010 Award from Reader's Digest Magazine. This year Land and Houses is the only company voted by consumers to be the trusted brand in property developer category in Thailand and Asia. Land and Houses is also the Platinum winner for five consecutive years..... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

IVL: JV Acquires Italian PET and PTA Facilities To serve Southern Europe and North Africa.

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited ("IVL") has acquired the Italian PET and PTA producer Ottana Polimeri S.R.L. from Equipolymers Europe, a joint venture between Dow Chemical Company and Petroleum Industries Company of Kuwait. The deal provides IVL access to the Mediterranean region, including markets in Southern Europe and North Africa. The acquisition was made through a 50:50 joint venture between IVL's European subsidiary IVL Belgium N.V. and PCH Holding S.R.L. ("PCH") of Italy.... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

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