Shares of the following companies may have unusual moves in Indonesian trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and share prices are as of the previous close.
The Jakarta Composite index fell 0.9 percent to 3,861.02.
Energy companies: Crude oil futures fell for the first time in eight days, losing 1.1 percent to $108.56 a barrel in New York yesterday. Oil was last at $107.95 a barrel.
PT Medco Energi Internasional (MEDC IJ), Indonesia’s biggest listed oil company, rose 1.1 percent to 2,275 rupiah and PT Energi Mega Persada (ENRG IJ), the second largest, retreated 1 percent to 191 rupiah.
PT Astra International (ASII IJ): Indonesia’s largest automotive retailer said 2011 net income rose 24 percent from a year earlier to 17.79 trillion rupiah ($1.9 billion). That compares with the median estimate of 17.43 trillion rupiah in a Bloomberg News survey of 20 analysts. The company will propose a 10-for-1 stock split at its shareholders meeting in April or May, it also said. Astra rose 0.7 percent to 68,700 rupiah.
PT Berau Coal Energy (BRAU IJ): The coal producer will increase its capital expenditure to $691 million until 2014 from the current target of as much as $475 million, Investor Daily Indonesia reported, citing President Director Rosan Perkasa Roeslani. Berau slid 1 percent to 475 rupiah.
PT Jasa Marga (JSMR IJ): Indonesia’s largest toll-road operator plans to expand into property development after March by investing in a joint venture with state-owned construction company PT Pembangunan Perumahan (PTPP IJ), the Jakarta Post reported, citing Jasa Marga President Director Adityawarman. Jasa Marga was unchanged at 4,650 rupiah and PT Pembangunan Perumahan declined 1.6 percent to 620 rupiah.