Market Wrap Up: Last week Bursa Malaysia index traded with lack of volume but trade higher to end the week on positive notes. Last week was mainly active for stocks which were in news. The share of MYEG raised earlier start of the week after news that it gets a renewal of courier service license; other actives included BUMI ARMADA BHD which raised on news that debt refinancing talks can result in a positive outcome and it not default on the loan.
FBM KLCI index closed 1692.22 up +9.17 (+0.54%) higher vs. previous weekly close of 1683.22. Market sentiments were positive tracking global markets and rise in Crude oil prices, China’s extra stimulus news.
Week’s top performing stocks were HEIM, CARLSBG, UTDPLT, and HTPADU while top losers were CHINTEK, LYSAGHT, MUHIBAH, and ATURMJU.
Sector-wise, the Finance Index up points to 17,528.25, the Plantation Index rose 83.40 points to 7,201.04, but the Industrial Products and Services Index each erased 1.21 points. In coming week index can trade higher to test 1700 and even above this to 1715.
Scomi Group Bhd, a global service provider mainly in the oil and gas industry, is a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia. Other public listed companies within Scomi Group are Scomi Engineering Bhd and Scomi Marine Bhd which are listed on Bursa Malaysia, and PT Rig Tenders which is listed on Jakarta Stock Exchange. Scomi Group has been spearheading expansion in the emerging markets of Brazil, India, Gulf States, and China.
Scomi Group Bhd’s sub-subsidiary Urban Transit Private Limited (UTPL) have each received demand notice from India’s Axis Bank Limited for 624.63 million rupee (RM36.15 million) due to failure by UTPL (as borrower) and SEB (as guarantor) to pay under the bank facilities granted to UTPL. The company said it will not have any business, financial and operational impact of the default.
Stock can witness selling pressure from upside due to this negative news but the company has to give a clarification that it does not have any financial impact which is positive for the stock price. Stock can trade in a range of 0.045 to 0.080.
Berjaya Corporation Berhad, an investment holding company, engages in the provision of financial services; investment, development, rental, and management of properties; and marketing of consumer products and services in Malaysia and internationally. The company also designs, constructs, and operates sanitary landfill; operates hotels, casinos, resorts, restaurants, golf and recreation clubs, bookstores, and private university and international schools; manufactures and sells garments and knitted fabrics; owns and operates Car lovers Carwash, Roadhouse Grill Restaurant, and Kenny Rogers Roasters Restaurant chains.
Berjaya Corp Bhd (BCorp) has proposed collaboration with SAIC Motor Corp Ltd’s unit to manufacture, assemble and sell British car marque, Morris Garages (MG) in Malaysia. The company signed MOU with SAIC Shanghai-listed arm SAIC Motor Corp Ltd.
Price can trade in the range of 0.275-0.300 more upside only above if trades above 0.300.
Mesiniaga Berhad, together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology products and related services in Malaysia. The company offers cloud computing solutions, including infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, software-as-a-service, backup-as-a-service, and disaster recovery-as-a-service; maintenance services; managed services comprising server infrastructure, cloud and application, end-user computing, and network management services; network services; and cybersecurity solutions.
Mesiniaga Bhd has received accepted an RM1.9 billion contract from Xiddig Cellular Communications Sdn Bhd for the commissioning of distribution and access network with related support systems for the EM-IIG project. This contract has a positive impact on financial results and EPS.
The stock is not liquid as other but can rise with this news to the level of 1.240- 1.250.