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09 May 2011
Singapore
 
Week's Top Volume Week Top Turnover Week Top Gainer
Name Volume Name Turnover Name Price Chg
GoldenAgr 307,101,000 Genting SP 606,466,906 DBXT iBoxxSvEu 5US$ 243.770 20.4400
Genting SP 288,798,000 DBS 379,677,243 DBXT AUD Bonds 5AU$ 156.980 2.3700
Dyna-Mac 168,622,000 Kep Corp 347,181,545 ZNH ADR 10US$ 27.320 1.9800
Noble Grp 141,689,000 Noble Grp 298,804,388 DBXT MSJAP 10US$ 39.260 0.6100
HPH Trust US$ 128,147,000 UOB 251,711,040 JSH 500US$ 29.000 0.6000

Note: Weekly movement as at May 06, 2011

Investor Relations Alert
RafflesEducationCorp: Intends To Establish S$78 Million Financing With IFC.

Raffles Education Corporation Limited is proposing to establish a S$78 million 10-year financing facility with International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, subject to the approval of the IFC's Board of Directors and the Company's Board of Directors. Under the term of the proposed facility, the proceeds of the loan provided by IFC shall be used by the Group to support its continuing expansion including its capital expenditure plans, entry into new markets, expansion in existing markets as well as ongoing capital requirement of the Group. The proposed IFC financing will also be utilised to fund the construction... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Hyflux: Delivers 15% Rise In Q1 Net Profit.

Hyflux Ltd posted a 15 % increase in profit after tax and non-controlling interests of S$7.4 million for the first three months ended 31 March 2011 from S$6.4 million in the first three months a year earlier. The higher net profit was achieved despite a 14% drop in total revenue for the first quarter to S$86.8 million due largely to the effectiveness of the Group's cost management strategies and growth in gross margin. The Group registered significant improvement in gross margin to 51% in the first quarter of FY2011 compared to 41% in the same period in FY2010... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Q & M Dental: Opening Of New Dental Clinic At Taman Nusa Jaya, Johor, Malaysia.

Q & M Dental Group (Singapore) Limited is pleased to announce that the Group has opened and commenced operations of a new dental clinic in Taman Nusa Jaya in Johor, Malaysia, on 2 May 2011. Located on the second and third floors of No. 85-01, 85-02 Jalan Bestari 1/5, Taman Nusa Jaya, 79150 Skudai, Johor, Q & M Dental Surgery (Bestari) is a branch of Dental Wellness (Molek) Sdn Bhd which is a 70%-owned subsidiary of the Group. The new clinic is Q & M Dental Group's second outlet in Johor and in line with the Group's plans to expand its presence in Malaysia's growing dental healthcare market... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Venture: Reports 1Q11 Net Profit Of S$41.2 Million, Up 4.3%.

Venture Corporation Limited registered revenue of S$587.6 million for the first quarter of 2011, a decline of 8.1% compared to the corresponding quarter of 2010. The Group registered good growth from most customers for the reported quarter. Revenue for the first quarter of 2010 included lower value-added business in the Printing and Imaging segment which has since been phased out. A declining US dollar also contributed to the reduction in the Group's revenue. Despite the lower revenue, the Group turned in a net profit of S$41.2 million, a year-on-year improvement of 4.3%. This translates to a net margin of 7.0% for...FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Food Empire: Delivers 5th Consecutive Quarter Of Double Digit Revenue Growth Year-on-Year.

Food Empire Holdings Limited announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2011. Group revenue for Q1 2011 increased by 31.3% to US$50.8 million compared to US$38.7 million in Q1 2010. The Group has now recorded five consecutive quarters of double digit revenue growth year-on-year. The strong sales growth was due to several factors including improved economic conditions, currency stability, growing consumer confidence and successful brand building activities. The Group's profit before tax for Q1 2011 was up by 4.1% to US$3.7 million, compared to Q1 2010. Profit after tax was US$3.4 million, a decrease of 15% compared to the same quarter last... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Treasury China Trust: EGM Approves Introduction Of Unit Buy-Back Program.

Treasury China Trust is pleased to announce that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Unitholders held on 29 April 2011 approved the introduction of a unit buy-back program. Commencing on Wednesday 4 May 2011 TCT will launch a program to acquire its own units as part of its ongoing proactive management strategy to provide a strong platform for stable growth to its unitholders with this measure representing a flexible and cost-effective tool for responsible capital management... FULL DETAIL Full Detail


Listed Company Highlight of the Week

Venture Corporation Limited

Venture Corporation Limited, a leading global electronics services provider, offers an excellent combination of outstanding management, world-class technical capabilities, innovative manufacturing technology, reliable testing capabilities and state-of-the-art facilities. Founded in 1984, the Venture group comprises about 40 companies with global clusters of excellence in South-East Asia, North Asia, America and Europe, and employs more than 17,000 people worldwide.

Historical Price Data
Date Open High Low Close Volume
06 May 2011 9.470 9.660 9.430 9.650 785,000
05 May 2011 9.600 9.600 9.520 9.560 167,000
04 May 2011 9.620 9.620 9.550 9.570 192,000
03 May 2011 9.680 9.680 9.510 9.520 319,000
29 Apr 2011 9.670 9.670 9.600 9.650 118,000
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Fundamentals
EPS ($) a
0.68535
Rolling EPS ($) e
0.69156
NAV ($) b
6.8076
Issued & Paid-up Shares c
274,397,000
PE
14.080
Rolling PE ($) f
13.954
Price / NAV b
1.418
Par Values ($)
n.a.
Dividend Yield (%) d
5.697
52 Weeks High
10.020
Cash Value ($) g
1.6563
Market Cap (M)
2647.931
Dividend ($) d
0.549723
52 Weeks Low
8.330
Price / Cash Value g
5.826
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 06/05/2011.
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.
Malaysia
 
Week's Top Volume Week Top Turnover Week Top Gainer
Name Volume Name Turnover Name Price Chg
DBE 120,154,700 PCHEM 480,561,633 F&N 18.700 1.0000
RAMUNIA-WA 112,427,600 SIME 303,086,435 MFLOUR 6.150 0.3400
RAMUNIA 102,875,500 CIMB 232,453,744 HARISON 3.590 0.2500
HUBLINE 98,704,500 AXIATA 187,841,203 NESTLE 48.200 0.2200
BOILERM 91,901,900 AIRASIA 181,268,942 TRIUMPL 1.030 0.2100

Note: Weekly movement as at May 06, 2011

Investor Relations Alert
Malaysia Airlines: Launches 'Global Deals, Dream Getaway' Promotion.

Malaysia Airlines offers travellers great deals to over 100 destinations including Europe, India, China, Africa, Australia and many more locations across six continents. The Global Deals, Dream Getaway campaign presents something attractive for everyone. The promotion kicks off from 3 May - 18 May 2011 (booking period) for the travel period of 3 May 2011 until 31 March 2012. Business class fares are from RM699 to Bandung, Siam Reap and Phnom Penh, RM1159 to Taipei and Xiamen, RM4219 to Melbourne... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

Thailand
Week's Top Volume Week Top Turnover
Name Volume Name Turnover
RAIMON 3,346,891,000 PTT 8,493,860,897
JAS 2,471,677,800 JAS 8,388,566,930
HEMRAJ 1,031,338,500 BBL 6,144,660,631
SUSCO 961,215,700 BANPU 4,788,939,124
BTS 729,032,100 CPF 4,475,126,515

Source: Setsmart, based on SET100 stock

Investor Relations Alert
TPARK: Welcomed NTCC's Members To TPARK Wangnoi.

Thai Chamber Of Commerce and Members visited TPARK Wangnoi. Mr. Ian Hamilton, Managing Director of TPARK, welcomed all guests to the site. The visit program included a brief introduction to TPARK and tour around the Logistics Park. The highlight of the program was a visit to Makro's Fresh and Cross-dock Distribution Centers in TPARK Wangnoi. Special thank to Makro for giving a great opportunity to experience one of the most modern distribution centers in Thailand. The program ended with the luncheon... FULL DETAIL Full Detail

 
Featured Companies
  • LPN - AM
    May 06, 2011
    LPN Tower, 36 FL
  • PS - AM
    May 09, 2011
    Four Season Hotel, Monthatip Room
  • IRPC - AM
    May 09, 2011
    Suanson Room, Energy Complex, 6th Floor, Building B
  • EGCO - AM
    May 16, 2011
    Sukhothai Hotel, Balloom
  • TOP - AM
    May 24, 2011
    Four Season Hotel, Balloom

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