Shares of the following companies had unusual moves in Vietnam trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are as of the 2:15 p.m. close in Ho Chi Minh City. The VN Index (VNINDEX), the benchmark measure of the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange, gained 0.1 percent to 465.65.
Dong Phu Rubber Joint-Stock Co. (DPR) , the biggest listed rubber company in Vietnam, dropped 0.9 percent to 56,000 dong. The company’s unconsolidated profit sank 37 percent to 96.7 billion dong ($4.6 million) in the first quarter, according to a statement filed with the exchange.
FPT Corp. (FPT) , Vietnam’s biggest publicly traded telecommunications and software company, rose 2.6 percent to 60,000 dong. Its first-quarter net income climbed 15 percent to 341 billion dong, according to an e-mailed statement.
National Seed Joint-Stock Co. (NSC) , which exports products such as rice seeds, jumped 4.4 percent to 47,000 dong, the highest close since October 2009. Its unconsolidated profit surged 51 percent to 19.7 billion dong, according to a filing with the bourse.
Phuc Tien Trade and Manufacturing Joint-Stock Co. (PHT VN), which designs and manufactures construction equipment, fell 1.3 percent to 7,400 dong, a two-week low. Its first-quarter unconsolidated profit slumped to 48.3 million dong from 1.51 billion dong a year earlier, according to an exchange filing.
Vietnam Sea Transport & Chartering Joint-Stock Co. (VST) , a shipping service provider, known as Vitranschart, slid 2.3 percent to 4,200 dong. The company reported first-quarter unconsolidated net loss of 21.1 billion dong, it said in an exchange filing.
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