Amtek, ComfortDelgro, Olam, StarHub: Singapore Stocks Preview

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Singapore’s Straits Times Index fell 0.8 percent to 3,077.27.

Amtek Engineering Ltd. (AMTK SP): The supplier of precision components to companies such as Sony Corp. said second-quarter net income increased 46 percent to $13.2 million from a year ago. The stock gained 1.6 percent to S$1.24.

ComfortDelGro Corp. (CD SP): The biggest operator of taxis and buses in Singapore will report its full-year earnings tomorrow. The company is expected to report a net income of S$233 million ($181 million), according to the average estimate of 14 analysts compiled by Bloomberg. That compares with S$219.5 million in 2009. The shares were unchanged at S$1.56.

Kian Ann Engineering Ltd. (KAE SP), a supplier of tractor and diesel engine parts, said net income climbed 26.5 percent to S$4.1 million from a year ago. Kian Ann declined 4.6 percent to 21 Singapore cents.

Olam International Ltd. (OLAM SP): The supplier of agricultural commodities that is partly owned by Temasek Holdings Pte will report its second-quarter earnings tomorrow. The company is expected to post a net income of S$81 million, according to the average estimate of three analysts compiled by Bloomberg. That compares with S$158.9 million a year ago. Olam slipped 1.6 percent to S$3.02.

StarHub Ltd. (STH SP): Singapore’s second-biggest phone company said fourth-quarter net income rose 8.4 percent to S$80.4 million from a year ago. The stock lost 0.4 percent to S$2.61.

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