Malaysia Stocks: Astino, Kencana Petroleum, NTPM, Tenaga

Shares of the following companies had unusual moves in Malaysia trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the 5 p.m. close in Kuala Lumpur.

The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBMKLCI) Index fell 2.14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,562.52.

Astino Bhd. (ASTI) , a manufacturer of metal roof sheets and doors, jumped 7.9 percent to 75 sen, its largest gain since March 28. Net income in the third quarter ended April 30 rose 61 percent from a year earlier to 11.4 million ringgit ($3.7 million), according to a stock-exchange filing.

Kencana Petroleum Bhd. (KEPB) , an oil and gas services Provider, added 1.1 percent to 2.82 ringgit, the most since June 10, after profit in the third quarter ended April 30 rose 81 percent from a year earlier to 56.4 million ringgit.

NTPM Holdings Bhd. (NTPM) , a tissue-paper maker, dropped 0.9 percent to 53 sen after profit in the fourth quarter ended April 30 fell 18 percent from a year earlier to 11.6 million ringgit.

Tenaga Nasional Bhd. (TNB) slid 1.3 percent to 6.66 ringgit, the steepest drop since June 13. The Employees Provident Fund, Malaysia’s largest pension fund, sold 3.45 million shares in Tenaga, the country’s biggest power producer, according to a filing.

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