3. China Southern Airlines ( ZNH) is a provider of commercial airline services across China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, South East Asian countries, and other parts of the world. The stock accumulated 16.1% during the past one month. Developments: For the third quarter, net profit increased more than 10-fold from the year-earlier period, supported by foreign exchange gains and the rebound in global air travel. Meanwhile, revenue soared 45%. For September, passenger turnover rose 20% to 6.59 million from the same month a year ago, with load factor rising 7.7%. The company is poised for robust growth in the upcoming years as seen from the increasing number of aircraft orders. Xiamen Airlines, a joint-stock company in which China Southern Airlines has a 60% share, has agreed to buy 10 Boeing aircraft valued about $699 million through internal financing and commercial loans.