Thailand Stocks: Bangkok Dusit, Padaeng Industry, Pakfood

Shares of the following companies had unusual moves in Thailand trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the close in Bangkok.

The SET Index (SET) rose 0.4 percent to 1,164.98, the highest close since July 19, 1996.

Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Pcl (BGH) , Thailand’s biggest hospital operator, climbed 1 percent to 76 baht, the highest close since Jan. 31. Net income in 2011 almost doubled from a year earlier to 4.39 billion baht ($144 million), or 3 baht a share.

Padaeng Industry Pcl (PDI) , a zinc producer, declined 1.3 percent to 14.80 baht. Net income in 2011 slumped 99 percent to 4.28 million baht.

Pakfood Pcl (PPC) , a seafood exporter, jumped 5.7 percent to 50.75 baht. Thai Union Frozen Products Pcl offered to buy shares it doesn’t already own in Pakfood at 51 baht each, according to a regulatory filing.

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