Kingboard Chemical Holdings

Kingboard first-half net rises 22pc

Kingboard Chemical Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed laminate and printed circuit board maker, said half-year profit rose 22 per cent as robust growth in the electronics industry drove up demand.

Wednesday, 29 August, 2007, 12:00am


Today Interim: AviChina Industry & Technology, Century City International Holdings, Chia Hsin Cement Greater China Holding, China Life Insurance, China National Building Material, China Wireless Technologies, Country Garden Holdings, Datang International Power Generation, Great Wall Motor, Hi Sun Technology (China), Kingboard Laminates Holdings, Luoyang Glass, Paliburg Holdings, Regal Hotel

27 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Kingboard stock soars after rosy earnings forecast

Shares of Kingboard Chemical Holdings surged 5.1 per cent after the largest printed circuit board maker in China said its first-half earnings will leap 45 per cent to 55 per cent on soaring demand.

Bucking the falling market yesterday, Kingboard's stock closed up $1.15 at $23.70 on turnover of $41.69 million. The benchmark Hang Seng Index shed 0.13 per cent to 16,043.94.

19 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Former director collects $423m

A former director of Kingboard Chemical Holdings has cashed in $423 million after selling a 2.5 per cent stake, or 18 million shares, in the company, according to sale arranger ABN Amro Rothschild. The sale occurred hours after the maker of laminates, copper foil and printed circuit boards said its net profit last year more than doubled on Wednesday.

1 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Guangzhou halts key Kingboard projects

The Guangzhou municipal government has ordered a halt to the construction of two chemical projects by Kingboard Chemical Holdings, delivering a setback to the firm's plan to broaden the vertical integration of its operations.

Explaining the shutdowns, Guangzhou cited a lack of approval with regard to environmental impact assessments.

26 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Kingboard to raise $310m

Kingboard Chemical Holdings plans to raise HK$310 million through a share placement to repay debt and finance future acquisitions. The company plans to sell 60 million existing shares at HK$5.35 each to more than six investors.

10 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Kingboard in $153m issue

Kingboard Chemical Holdings, which manufactures laminates for printed-circuit boards, yesterday raised a net $153 million through a share placing to acquire new plant and equipment. The placing was done on a new-for-old basis.

11 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Kingboard investors feel due for some assurances

Kingboard Chemical Holdings' share price is in crash-and-burn mode. Going up in flames appears to be the hope and expectation of a small band of institutional investors and their brokers who became avid followers of this maker of paper-based, copper-clad laminates.

19 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Kingboard Chemical surges

KINGBOARD Chemical Holdings, a manufacturer of laminates, says its net profit jumped 134 per cent to $50.08 million for the year ended March.

13 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Kingboard posts interim

KINGBOARD Chemical Holdings saw an 83 per cent rise in profit to $20.6 million for the six months to September 30, 1993. Turnover rose 45.2 per cent to $114.4 million from $78.79 million. No interim dividend was recommended.

18 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Kingboard in new issue

Laminates manufacturer Kingboard Chemical Holdings is launching a $81.75 million new issue.


14 Sep 1993 - 12:00am