Stock With Momentum: SOLID Automotive

This article first appeared in The Edge Financial Daily, on April 21, 2020.
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SOLID Automotive Bhd (-ve)
SOLID Automotive Bhd (fundamental: 0.75/3, valuation: 0.9/3) made it into our Stocks with Momentum list yesterday for the eighth time this year.

Solid Automotive shares closed unchanged at 31.5 sen. Some 6.17 million shares were traded, over four times the counter’s 200-day average volume of 1.45 million shares.

Solid Automotive’s net profit for the second quarter ended Oct 31, 2019 fell to RM112,000, from RM715,000 a year earlier, no thanks to higher operating expenses, though revenue doubled to RM72.03 million from RM35.86 million. For the cumulative six months ended Oct 31, 2019, the group’s net profit rose 28% to RM1.09 million from RM851,000, while revenue more than doubled to RM137.08 million from RM65.36 million.

Solid Automotive is involved in the trading of automotive electrical parts and components. It is the sole distributor of automotive electrical parts under the Lucas brand.