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16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | The Saigon Times | 6:00 AM Print This Post

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Vingroup Company’s (VIC) Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings at B+. The outlook was revised to Negative from Stable. All ratings have been removed from Rating Watch Negative, on which they had been placed on October 3.

HCM City Landmark Holding Company (LMH), which is active in the petroleum and real estate sectors, started trading 23.3 million shares on the Hochiminh Stock Exchange last Friday. Closing the session, LMH jumped to the ceiling price of VND13,400 with matching volume totalling 2.4 million shares.

HCM City Mekong Fisheries Company (AAM) will buy back 2.4 million shares as treasury shares to stabilise market prices. The selling price will range from VND10,000 to VND15,500, with transactions taking place within 30 days upon approval from the State Securities Commission. The enterprise now has no treasury shares.

HCM City Saigon general Service Corporation (SVC) has revised up its 2018 net profit target by 42.86 percent to VND200 billion from the initial figure of VND140 billion. SVC keeps the revenue target unchanged at VND14.2 trillion, according to a statement sent to the Hochiminh Stock Exchange. The automobile retailer plans to raise its holding in Hyundai Vinh Thinh to 55 percent.

HCM City Yurie Vietnam Accumulated Target Return Fund, a unit of Shinhan Vietnam Bank, has offloaded its entire 87,000 shares in VNDirect Securities Company (VND), cutting its ownership from 5 percent to 4.9 percent, equal to over 10.7 million shares. The VND share price is around VND22,000.

HANOI Maritime Bank has decided to buy back maximum 70 million shares as treasury shares at the estimated price of VND11,000. The bank is trading its shares on the over-the-counter market, with its share price ranging from VND10,300 to VND12,200.

HANOI American Vietnamese Biotech Inc. (AMV) said its consolidated net profit skyrocketed by 217-fold year-on-year to VND67.8 billion in the third quarter of 2018, marking a record high since 2004. AMV’s revenue soared by 41-fold year-on-year to VND113.6 billion in the period.

HANOI Le Anh Vien, a board member of Thanh Cong Securities Company (TCI), has offloaded nearly 6.8 million shares, equal to an 18.8 percent stake in the enterprise. Vien is expected to earn over VND62 billion from the share sale.

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