Ahmad, Berjaya Sports, Kencana, TA: Malaysia Equity Preview

Shares of the following companies may have unusual moves in Malaysia trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the previous close, unless stated otherwise.

Malaysia’s FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBMKLCI) Index rose 0.6 percent to 1,419.04.

Ahmad Zaki Resources Bhd. (AZR) : The construction company agreed to build a teaching hospital for Malaysia’s International Islamic University at a cost of 412.6 million ringgit ($130 million). Ahmad Zaki will manage the hospital for more than 21 years as part of a concession agreement, it said in a statement. The stock was unchanged at 66 sen.

Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd. (BST) : The lottery operator said profit in the first quarter ended July 31 rose 44 percent from a year earlier to 92.1 million ringgit, according to a stock exchange filing. The shares gained 0.9 percent to 4.35 ringgit.

Formis Resources Bhd. (FMRB) : The Malaysian software company’s network services unit won a 53.8 million ringgit contract from Fibrecomm Network (M) Sdn., according to a company statement. Formis was unchanged at 77 sen.

Glomac Bhd. (GLMC) : The property developer said profit in the first quarter ended July 31 rose 15 percent from a year earlier to 17.9 million ringgit, according to a stock filing. Glomac added 0.7 percent to 1.50 ringgit.

Kencana Petroleum Bhd. (KEPB) : The oil and gas services provider’s profit in the fourth quarter ended July 31 rose 54 percent from a year earlier to 63.7 million ringgit, it said in a statement. The shares rose 1.6 percent to 2.57 ringgit.

TA Global Bhd. (TAGB) : The property and hotel group said profit in the second quarter ended July 31 quadrupled from a year earlier to 29.7 million ringgit, it said in a statement. TA was unchanged at 29 sen.

To contact the reporter on this story: Chan Tien Hin in Kuala Lumpur at thchan@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Darren Boey at dboey@bloomberg.net

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