|Investors at Rồng Việt Securities. The company posts a pre-tax profit of VNĐ138 billion in 2017. — VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Rồng Việt Securities on Thursday announced it achieved pre-tax profits of VNĐ138 billion (US$6 million) for 2017, a 125 per cent rise from the previous year.
Revenues rose to VNĐ366 billion ($16 million), 42 per cent from securities services, a 32 per cent jump year-on-year.
Brokerage activities contributed more than 23 per cent; the rest came from proprietary investment and was up 98 per cent compared to previous year.
It said its capital had been increased to VNĐ910 billion ($40 million) last year, and would rise to VNĐ1 trillion ($44 million) through a bonus issue next April.
The company plans to keep looking for strategic partners to increase its capital to VNĐ1.2-1.3 trillion ($52-57 million).
This year, it will table at the shareholders meeting a proposal for employee stock ownership of 3 per cent of the new capital.
Rồng Việt Securities is one of the top 15 securities companies in Việt Nam.
It was established in 2006. — VNS