February 19, 2013 (Chinavestor) Chinese stocks dropped sharply on Tuesday as investors got weary of possible property curbs. The Shanghai Composite Index (SHA:000001) tumbled 38.6 points or 1.6%, the most in five weeks. The index rose from 1,800 to over 2,200 less than three months causing value investors to lock in profits. The sell off was universal, stocks that fell outnumbered those that advanced ten to one among components of the Shanghai Composite Index (SHA:000001). Similarly to the mainland, a broad sell off weighted on the market in Hong Kong. The Hang Seng Index (INDEXHANGSENG:.HSI) fell 238.0 points or 1.0% on Tuesday. Profit taking hurt BYD Company (HKG:1211), a stock that was the best performing component of the index for the last three days. Visit the following chart to find stock that moved the most among components of key Chinese indices in Asia on Tuesday.