Mustek, an assembler and distributor of personal computers and complementary ICT products, says it expects a big lift in interim earnings, when it publishes its financial results later in February.
Shares in the group climbed markedly on Tuesday (12 February), adding nearly 8% in mid-morning trade.
Mustek said it expects headline earnings per share to be between 15% and 25% higher to 66.79 cents and 72.60 cents for the six months ended December 2018.
Basic earnings per share is expected to be between 32% and 42% higher than the previous corresponding period at between 75.41 cents and 81.12 cents (31 December 2017: 57.13 cents), Mustek said.
Net asset value per share is expected to be between 1 430 cents and 1 440 cents, compared to 1 270,47 cents as at 31 December 2017, it said.
Mustek said it expects to publish its results on 22 February 2019.