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  • What Are the Most Illiquid Stocks on the Indonesia Stock Exchange?

    What Are the Most Illiquid Stocks on the Indonesia Stock Exchange?

    The benchmark Jakarta Composite Index has been touching one record high after another over the past month. However, among the 567 companies that are listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, not all are attractive for investors. Below, we present the top 32 "sleeping stocks" in Indonesia. The share movements of these companies were insignificant, or in fact zero (inactive), in 2017.

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  • Which Companies Fail to Comply with IDX's Minimum Free Float Rule?

    Which Companies Fail to Comply with IDX's Minimum Free Float Rule?

    The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) could force companies to delist if they will not comply with the minimum 7.5 percent free float regulation soon. Back in January 2014 the IDX announced it would force all listed companies to have a minimum free float ratio of 7.5 percent per 31 January 2016 (BEI No. Kep-00001/BEI/01-2014). This regulation was designed in an effort to boost market liquidity and raise trade volume on the IDX.

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  • Sorini Agro Asia to Delist Shares from Indonesia Stock Exchange

    Sorini Agro Asia to Delist Shares from Indonesia Stock Exchange

    Artificial sweetener sorbitol manufacturer Sorini Agro Asia Corporindo will voluntarily delist its shares from the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) as it fails to comply with a minimum free-float regulation. Per 31 January 2016 all listed companies in Indonesia are required to have a minimum free float ratio of 7.5 percent (of its paid-up capital) and at least 300 shareholders (BEI No. Kep-00001/BEI/01-2014). These new regulations were implemented in order to boost liquidity in Indonesia's stock market.

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  • Indonesia Stock Exchange: Minimum Free Float & Shareholder Rules

    Indonesia Stock Exchange: Minimum Free Float & Shareholder Rules

    The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) requests 28 companies that are listed on the IDX to comply with the minimum free float and shareholder requirements that are stipulated by BEI No. Kep-00001/BEI/01-2014. Initially, the IDX provided time until 31 January 2016 for publicly-listed companies to comply with new rules. However, currently there are still 28 companies that fail to meet the new requirements (but which forms an improvement from the year-start when 90 companies still had to comply with new regulations).

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  • Which Indonesian Companies Are Yet to Comply with 7.5% Minimum Free Float?

    Which Indonesian Companies Are Yet to Comply with 7.5% Minimum Free Float?

    The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) will summon 18 listed companies to explain why they did not comply with the new minimum 7.5 percent free float regulation (free float is the number of companies' outstanding shares available to the public for trade). This new regulation, announced in January 2014, stipulates all listed companies on the IDX to have a minimum free float ratio of 7.5 percent per 31 January 2016 (BEI No. Kep-00001/BEI/01-2014). This regulation was designed in an attempt to boost market liquidity and raise trade volume on the IDX.

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  • Indonesia Stock Market Update: IPOs and Free Float Regulation

    Indonesia Stock Market Update: IPOs and Free Float Regulation

    There are seven companies that are expected to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in the first quarter of 2016: Buyung Poetra Sembada, Summarecon Investment Property, Mahaka Radio Integra, Cikarang Listrindo, Mitra Pemuda, Ciputra Residence, and Bank Ganesha. In total, the IDX targets to see 35 new listing on the IDX in 2016. Indonesian lender Bank Artos Indonesia was the first company to be added to the IDX in 2016.

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  • Update Minimum Free Float Requirement Indonesia Stock Exchange

    Update Minimum Free Float Requirement Indonesia Stock Exchange

    The Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) will give time until 31 January 2016 for the remaining 18 publicly-listed companies that have not yet complied with the new minimum free float requirement that aims to increase liquidity in the stock market. In January 2014, the IDX announced it designed a new rule that forces all listed companies on the IDX to have a minimum free float of 7.5 percent. Samsul Hidayat, Director of Corporate Listing at the IDX, said these 18 companies are currently studying whether to conduct a rights issue or a stock split in order to raise their free float.

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  • HM Sampoerna to Increase Free Float on Indonesia Stock Exchange

    HM Sampoerna to Increase Free Float on Indonesia Stock Exchange

    HM Sampoerna, Indonesia's largest tobacco producer by market capitalization (controlling about 23 percent of the Indonesian tobacco market), plans to increase its free-float shares by 5.68 percent (valued at USD $1.27 billion) in order to meet the minimum free float requirement of 7.5 percent set by the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in a regulation introduced in January 2014 and which will come into effect on 30 January 2016. By this date all listed companies on the IDX must have a minimum free float of 7.5 percent.

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  • HM Sampoerna Studying Higher Free Float on Indonesia Stock Exchange

    HM Sampoerna Studying Higher Free Float on Indonesia Stock Exchange

    Indonesian tobacco giant Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna (HM Sampoerna), subsidiary of Philip Morris International, is studying the requirement to increase its free float ratio from (a mere) 1.82 percent to 7.50 percent. Last year, the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) announced that it would force listed companies to offer at least 7.50 percent of their enlarged equity to the public. This rule will come into effect in January 2016. HM Sampoerna is the third-largest Indonesian company in terms of market capitalization (IDR 295 trillion).

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  • Indonesia Stock Exchange Urges HM Sampoerna to Issue More Shares

    Indonesia Stock Exchange Urges HM Sampoerna to Issue More Shares

    With the new minimum requirement regarding the free float of shares (the portion of shares that are in the hands of public investors) at 7.5 percent of a company’s total enlarged capital, the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) urges companies that do not meet this requirement to conduct a rights issue in order to raise the number of publicly issued shares. One of these companies is HM Sampoerna, Indonesia's largest tobacco company. Currently, 98.18 percent of the company is owned by international cigarette and tobacco giant Philip Morris.

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