Previously we look at Warrants, there are another type of warrants traded in Bursa Malaysia. We call it Call Warrants. Below are short brief explanation about Call Warrants.
Call Warrants give a right, but not an obligation, to buy a fixed number of stock shares at a specified price within a limited period of time. But unlike warrants, call warrants are issued by third parties based on existing stock shares. Therefore, they do not increase the issued capital or dilute the earnings of the company as a warrant do. Call warrants have maturity dates of not more than two (2) years
The table below shows Local Call Warrants that currently traded in Bursa Malaysia together with its maturity dates and exercise price as of 10th August 2010.
Standard & Poor’s recently issued a comprehensive report on Malaysia and make 25 stocks picks that they believe will outperform FTSE Bursa Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (FBM KLCI) in 2010.
This year, share prices are not as cheap as in early 2009 and the market will be more volatile. Standard & Poor’s however, maintain FBM KLCI target at 1,400 points in 2010 for an 11% return.
They believe the chosen stocks will be the best poised to benefit from the economic recovery and with relatively comfortable valuations to hold up against the increased volatility in the market. The managements of the chosen company also have a proven track records. Some of the chosen companies are also the dominant players in their fields.
Below is the 25 stocks that Standard & Poor’s pick for 2010.