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31 Jan 2011
Week's Top Volume Week Top Turnover Week Top Gainer
Name Volume Name Turnover Name Price Chg
Genting SP 478,847,000 Genting SP 994,953,736 JMH 400US$ 47.000 2.8000
GoldenAgr 417,731,000 DBS 432,254,828 DBXT MSEurope 10US$ 47.140 2.4900
GMG 381,780,000 Kep Corp 398,565,836 CHA ADR 10US$ 60.140 1.8200
ChinaGaoxian 335,470,000 Noble Grp 318,460,689 JSH 500US$ 28.640 1.5600
Jade 161,112,000 UOB 317,702,145 CHU ADR 10US$ 16.520 1.5200

Note: Weekly movement as at 28 Jan 2011

Investor Relations Alert
COSCO: Delivery Of Vessel.

COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited wishes to announce that COSCO (Guangdong) Shipyard Co., Ltd , a subsidiary of the Company's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co, has delivered a bulk carrier of 57,000 dwt, "Marine King", to its Asian buyer. The delivery documents were signed by and between COSCO Guangdong and the buyer on 20 January 2011. The bulk carrier measures 189.99 meters in length of all, 32.26 meters in breadth and 18.00 meters in depth... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

a-iTrust: Reports Another Strong Quarter, Operating Portfolio Grows By 25%.

Ascendas India Trust reported the results for the third quarter ended 31 December 2010 of the financial year 2010/11. a-iTrust maintained its strong performance in 3Q FY2010/11. Total property income for the quarter was S$ 29.9 million, which was stable compared to 3Q FY2009/10 and 2Q FY2010/11. Net property income was S$ 17.0 million, or lower by 12%, due to retrospective increase in electricity tariff at International Tech Park Park Bangalore and lower-than-usual property expenses in the same period last year due to the reversal of a doubtful debt provision. Distributable income for 3Q FY2010/11 was S$13.2 million, which was an increase of 1% over th... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

UMS: FY2010 Net Profit Soars To Record S$28.7M, Payout 5.0 Cents For FY2010 Dividend.

UMS Holdings Limited announced a record net profit after tax of S$28.7 million for the financial year ended 31 December 2010, and declared final dividend of 2.0 cents, raising its total payout of 4.0 cents, its highest ever. The Company said its strong performance was powered by the successful shift in product mix since FY2008 to higher-value semiconductor systems instead of reliance on components and spares. The FY2010 net profit compared with a net loss of S$24.3 million in FY2009, at the height of the global financial crisis, which included a S$20.0 million goodwill write-off... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Hyflux: Syndicated Loan Refinancing Receives Overwhelming Response.

Hyflux Ltd announced that it had successfully completed the book-build of its US$ syndicated loan facility. The new five-year loan Facility amounting to US$200 million replaces the existing five-year US$138 million facility that is due for repayment in August 2011. Jointly arranged by DBS Bank Ltd and BNP Paribas, the Facility received overwhelming response from 16 domestic and international banks, including the Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners. The commitments received at closing of the book-building totaled US$275.5 million. The Facility comprises a revolving credit line, and the Group will be using the proceeds from the Facility to finance it... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

RafflesEducationCorp: Appoints Three Additional Executive Directors On Its Board.

Raffles Education Corporation Limited announced the appointment of Messrs Scott Chew Kok Chor, Stephen Chong Ee Yong and Yap Kim Wah to its Board as Executive Directors, effective 24 January 2011. Mr Scott Chew Kok Chor, 40, joined RafflesEducationCorp in 1998 and assumed the role of Executive Vice-Dean, Raffles Design Institute (Shanghai), before his subsequent appointments as Vice-President of the Group's China Operations in May 2001, as Chief Operating Officer in August 2004 and as Deputy CEO in April 2005. He holds a Bachelors Degree (2nd Class Hon), Mechanical & Production Engineering from the National University of Singapore and was a scholar... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Uni-Asia: Acquiring A 37,000 DWT Newbuilding Handy Bulk Carrier.

Uni-Asia Finance Corporation is pleased to announce that the Company has, through Uni-Asia Shipping Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, acquired a new wholly owned Panama-incorporated subsidiary known as Jade Bulkship S.A. as a ship owning company for the purpose of acquiring a 37,000 dwt newbuilding handy bulk carrier to be delivered in the third quarter of 2013. The total consideration for the Proposed Acquisition is approximately US$ 33 million. The Company will negotiate with potential charterers in respect of charter arrangements to be entered into for the New Vessel at an appropriate timing before delivery of the New Vessel... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Listed Company Highlight of the Week

UMS Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in Singapore on January 17, 2001, UMS Holdings Limited is a one-stop strategic integration partner providing equipment manufacturing and engineering services to manufacturers of semiconductors and related products. UMS Group makes high precision components and is also involved in complex electromechanical assembly and final testing services. The products we offer include modular and integration system for original semiconductor equipment manufacturing.

Historical Price Data
Date Open High Low Close Volume
28 Jan 2011 0.580 0.590 0.560 0.570 6,630,000
27 Jan 2011 0.595 0.595 0.580 0.580 4,521,000
26 Jan 2011 0.585 0.595 0.585 0.590 3,957,000
25 Jan 2011 0.600 0.605 0.580 0.585 11,310,000
24 Jan 2011 0.610 0.615 0.590 0.590 9,310,000
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 26/01/2011.
  • 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
HWGB 384,473,400 SIME 647,963,898 NESTLE 45.600 0.6000
KBUNAI 333,386,000 CIMB 646,255,478 CYPARK 2.140 0.3300
SAAG 315,072,200 PCHEM 431,275,484 LATEXX 2.800 0.2800
HWGB-WB 250,257,800 MAYBANK 412,161,576 HAPSENG 6.540 0.2500
OLYMPIA 237,381,200 GENTING 398,970,454 LATEXX-WA 2.260 0.2300

Note: Weekly movement as at 28 Jan 2011

Investor Relations Alert
Bursa Malaysia: FY2010 Profits Increase 11% To RM113M Against FY2009 Normalised Profits.

Bursa Malaysia Berhad registered a profit of RM113.0 million for the financial year ended 31 December 2010, an increase of 11% in comparison to normalised profits of RM101.6 million in 2009. However, the net profit for the Group was down 36% compared to 2009ís net profit of RM177.6 million as a result of the one-off capital gain of RM76 million in 2009. Bursa Malaysia will declare a final dividend of 10.5 sen per share for the period under review, which is a distribution of 94% of its net profit... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Most Active Stocks for the week Most Gainers for the week
Stocks Price
Value (Btm) Stocks Price
% +/-
PTT 339.00 344.00 16,151.04 PLUS 0.70 0.92 31.43
BANPU 812.00 764.00 15,913.08 CRANE 3.00 3.52 17.33
KBANK 123.00 118.50 8,577.27 TOG 4.00 4.34 8.50
IVL 42.75 40.00 7,909.64 FANCY 2.24 2.42 8.04
SCB 99.75 97.50 7,043.75 AGE 13.20 14.10 6.82

Source: Setsmart, based on SET100 stock

Investor Relations Alert
RS: Aims To Be Market Leader In Digital Entertainment Network In 2011 With Bt 3,100 Millions For The Annual Billing.

Moving forward to the global trend in digital business, RS plans 2011 to be the year of effectiveness for the whole working arena and get ready to be market leader in digital entertainment network. Enhance the company working force, revolutionize marketing plan and advance into up-and-coming business are marketing's key strategies. Despite no World Cup project, the company supposes to generate Bt 3,100 millions or about 10 percent growth... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

HomePro: Plans New Branches, Online Sales.

Home Product Center Plc (HomePro) plans to open five new branches upcountry this year and introduce an e-commerce channel in the third quarter. The moves are aimed at helping to achieve annual growth of more than 10%. Second-tier provinces will be the sites of the new branches including Chachoengsao, Suphan Buri and Roi Et. The two other locations are still being chosen. Each new branch will cost 400-500 million baht to open... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

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