Vietnam Rubber Corporation moves ticker from UpCom to HSX

March 10, 2020 | 15:17
The Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HSX) has approved Vietnam Rubber Group to list four billion shares with the stock code GVR, with the first transaction date on March 17.
vietnam rubber corporation moves ticker from upcom to hsx
Vietnam Rubber Group will begin trading on HSX on March 17

The reference price in the first trading day is VND11,570 ($0.5) per share. At this price, the market capitalisation of Vietnam Rubber Group is about VND46.28 trillion ($2 billion).

Previously, all four billion GVR shares were traded on the UpCom untilMarch 6. The last three trading sessions all recorded slight decreases, closing the session on March 6 at VND12,500 (54 US cents) per share.

Thus, with the listing price on the HSX, GVR shareholders would "temporarily" lose VND940 (4 US cents) per share.

vietnam rubber corporation moves ticker from upcom to hsx

GVR share price over the past year

Regarding the shareholder structure before transferring trading platforms, according to a prospectus of the corporation, the state currently holds more than 3.87 billion shares, equivalent to 96.77 per cent. The trade union of the corporation holds 726,250 shares. The remaining number of more than 99.61 million shares accounted for 2.49 per cent of the charter capital held by other shareholders.

The company's revenue in 2019 reached more than VND20 trillion ($869.57 million), only 83 per cent of the yearly plan. After-tax profit reached VND3.99 trillion ($173.48 million), just over 96 per cent of the year's profit target assigned by the general meeting of shareholders.

By Phuong Duong

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