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19 Jul 2010
Week's Top Volume Week's Top Value Week Top Gainer
Name Volume Name Value Name Price Chg
GoldenAgr 382,779,000 GoldenAgr 105,006,485 Jardine C&C 34.520 +1.560
Genting SP 246,678,000 Bund Center 72,047,435 JMH 400US$ 40.300 +0.600
LeaderEnv 164,198,000 DBS 53,264,520 DBS 14.800 +0.560
Thakral 163,520,000 IndoAgri 49,397,668 CITYDEV 11.340 +0.340
Z-Obee 127,874,000 Capitaland 45,699,660 Venture 9.380 +0.340

Note: Weekly movement as at 16 Jul 2010

Investor Relations Alert
Ezra: Reports 26% Higher 9MFY10 PATMI Of US$54.5M, Positive On Outlook For Oil & Gas Sector.

Ezra Holdings Limited posted a 26% higher year-on-year net attributable profit of US$54.5 million for the nine months ended 31 May 2010, supported by its diversified earnings base. Group revenue rose by 4% yoy to US$244.3m, largely from the Marine Services Division which benefitted from an increase in procurement and equipment supply and engineering activities in Vietnam. This fabrication and engineering services base recently clinched two contracts worth up to US$130.0 million, one of which is to build an offshore accommodation structure for use in the fast expanding African offshore O&G market... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Parkway Life REIT: Continues Acquisition Growth Path With Five New Japan Nursing Home Properties.

Parkway Trust Management Limited, as the manager of Parkway Life Real Estate Investment Trust, is pleased to announce that HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Singapore) Limited, as trustee of PLife REIT has through its wholly owned-subsidiary, Parkway Life Japan3 Pte. Ltd., entered into a Tokumei-Kumiai agreement for the acquisition of five nursing home properties located in Japan. Acquisition of the Properties is expected to be completed by 23 July 2010. The Properties will be acquired at a purchase price of JPY3.1 billion, approximately S$46.8 million from Yugen Kaisha KSLC... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Tat Hong: Tutt Bryant Group Limited Recommends Cash Proposal.

Tutt Bryant Group Limited and its largest shareholder Tat Hong Holdings Ltd announce that they have entered into a bid implementation agreement for the proposed acquisition by Tat Hong, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Tat Hong International Pte Ltd, of all of the issued shares in Tutt Bryant which Tat Hong does not already own. Tat Hong currently has an ownership interest in Tutt Bryant of approximately 70%. Under the proposed acquisition, TBG shareholders will receive 92 cents in cash per fully paid share, valuing the total issued shares in TBG at approximately $132 million. The consideration of 92 cents in cash per share represents a premium of 46% to today's closing price of $0.63 per share on ASX... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

A-REIT: Delivers 8.2% Year-on-Year Growth In Net Property Income.

Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust, is pleased to announce a year-on-year growth of 8.2% and 3.5% in net property income and distributable income respectively for 1Q FY2010/11. A-REIT commenced the financial year with a 10.9% growth in gross revenue contributed mainly by the larger portfolio base from a year ago. Net property income increased by a smaller extent of 8.2% due to higher operating expenses, attributed to the enlarged portfolio, higher utilities expenses as well as the cessation of land rent rebates granted by the Singapore Government in 2009. Occupancy rate for the portfolio has remained stable at 95.6%... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

SPH: Reports Third Quarter Net Profit Of $165 Million.

Singapore Press Holdings Limited reported its results for the third quarter ended 31 May 2010. The Group delivered a strong performance in the third quarter with recurring earnings of $176.8 million, $45.5 million (34.7%) higher than the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year. This was attributable to the rebound in performance from the Group's Newspaper and Magazine segment as well as higher contribution from Sky@eleven. Net profit rose by 29.9% to $164.6 million... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Olam: Lodges Takeover Notice For Up To 100% Of Issued Shares In NZ Farming Systems Uruguay.

Olam International Limited announced that it has notified NZ Farming Systems Uruguay Limited of its intention to make a cash offer at NZ$0.55 per share for all of the shares in NZFSU that it does not already own. Olam is currently the largest shareholder in NZFSU with an 18.45% shareholding following the purchase of shares in NZFSU in September 2009 and May 2010. The Offer is subject to certain conditions, including Olam achieving a minimum 50.1% shareholding in NZFSU post the Offer and the approval by the Overseas Investment Office... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Week's Top Volume Week Top Turnover Week Top Gainer
Name Volume Name Turnover Name Price Chg
TIMECOM 156,031,500 MAYBANK 456,589,578 KFC 11.100 0.8000
SCOMIMR 118,023,700 CIMB 398,068,978 F&N 14.100 0.8000
SCOMI 91,617,900 AXIATA 305,098,824 KOSSAN 8.460 0.7200
TIME 84,086,400 TENAGA 286,516,489 CCB 7.100 0.6200
AXIATA 73,998,800 GENTING 188,122,875 JETSON-WA 0.970 0.5100

Note: Weekly movement as at 16 Jul 2010

Investor Relations Alert
Bursa Malaysia: Posts 10% Growth In Half Year Profit.

Bursa Malaysia Berhad (Bursa Malaysia) today registered a profit of RM55.5 million for the half year ended 30 June 2010, a 10% increase compared to the profit of RM50.5 million for the corresponding period last year... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Most Active Stocks for the week Most Gainers for the week
Stocks Price
Value (Btm) Stocks Price
% +/-
TMB 1.64 1.94 10,997.37 GRAND 0.95 1.67 75.79
SCB 83.50 84.00 5,321.44 TCCC 11.80 16.60 40.68
CPF 21.50 21.40 3,782.95 TRUBB 6.60 8.95 35.61
SSI 1.52 1.66 3,262.15 JAS 0.54 0.73 35.19
KBANK 92.25 92.50 3,220.49 JTS 1.38 1.84 33.33

Source: Setsmart, based on SET100 stock

Investor Relations Alert
Egco: Eyes investment in southern biomass projects.

Egco Group Plc, the country's second largest private power producer, is considering investing in a new biomass project in the South, says president Vinit Tangnoi. The company is conducting a feasibility study on generating power from a crude palm oil factory in the region...FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Featured Companies
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Listed Company Highlight of the Week

Electricity Generating Public Company Limited

The Electricity Generating Public Company Limited or EGCO is the first independent power producer in Thailand. EGCO was incorporated on May 12, 1992 by Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) which marked the commencement of the Thai government’s privatization initiatives to allow broader private sector investment in the power sector. EGCO was transformed into a public company on March 23, 1994 and was listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) on January 16, 1995.

Historical Price Data
Date Open High Low Close Volume
16 Jul 2010 88.00 88.25 88.00 88.00 115,900
15 Jul 2010 88.50 88.75 88.00 88.75 106,800
14 Jul 2010 89.00 89.50 89.00 88.25 162,200
13 Jul 2010 89.50 89.50 88.50 89.00 469,800
12 Jul 2010 89.00 89.75 88.50 89.50 302,400
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. Baht)
Dividend ($) d
52 Weeks Low
Price / Cash Value g
Stock Categories
Medium-Sized Enterprise
  • 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 16/07/2010.
  • 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.

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