Buy(s) – THB 2.7 bn
- TTA, SAMART, BA, TIW, TRC, A, PACE, MK, SPALI, TVO
Sell(s) – THB 1.5 bn
- COL, SAMART, ACD, PTG, NDR, IHL, BSM, TPOLY, ROCK
Note: Transactions shown are > THB 5 mn
If you want to understand why the Thai Market is still at it’s lofty levels, have a look below. Local institutions have been doing all of the heavy lifting purchasing a net + THB 42 bn this year versus foreign investors selling -THB 43 bn, this is remarkable given that local institutions still only represent ~10% of daily value traded.
ADVANC reported 2Q15 net profit of Bt9.8bn (16% growth) backed by higher service revenue and mobile phone sales. It will pay a dividend of Bt6.5/share, XD on Aug 11. It revised down 2015 target growth from 3-4% to 3%. (Khao Hoon, 04/08/15)
AJD is talking to prospective Chinese partner (Alibaba) to invest in logistics and Ecommerce in Thailand. It is considering an alternative for this JV such as capital increase via PP, or setting up a subsidiary. It expects conclusion by the end of this year. (Thun Hoon, 04/08/15)
Comment: I have my doubts that Alibaba would partner with AJD
ARROW expects 2Q15 earnings to be close to 1Q15’s Bt62.16mn. It is confident 2015 revenue will reach Bt1.2bn, backed by numerous orders. It has received BoI promotion for its product (tube for underground wire), which it plans to introduce in 3Q15. It targets revenue of Bt20mn from this product. (Thun Hoon, 04/08/15)
Comment: A wonderful grower in the past 2 years, the only question here is capacity constraint going to be an issue?
BDMS expects 2Q15 earnings of Bt1.5bn aided by local and international patients. 2H15 net profit is expected to be higher than Bt3.7bn. (Khao Hoon, 04/08/15)
ADVANC expects to report 2Q15 net profit of Bt9.1bn which will raise 1H15 earnings to Bt19bn. It expects to pay an interim dividend of Bt6.57/share (2.8% yield). It expects to gain benefit from the 4G auction that will be held before the end of this year. (Khao Hoon, 03/08/15)
Comment: Perhaps still the only decent telecom player in Thailand given how DTAC has fallen by the wayside
AIRA is talking to prospective partner and targets to have 12 subsidiaries in 2020 from six now to increase its profit growth. It expects to diversify to property business for regular income. It plans to list subsidiary AIRA Propery” next year. It is confident 2017 revenue will grow significantly aided by higher revenue from its subsidiaries. (BangkokBiznews, 03/08/15)
Comment: AIRA is trying its damnest to be a mini financial conglomerate with the securities, lending, leasing, property businesses
AJD expects to report to the SET today of the signing of an MoU with YTO Express to set up a new company to undertake the logistic business. (Khao Hoon, 03/08/15)
Japanese investors are interested in becoming business partners to ANAN in view of its strong fundamentals. It expects 2015 revenue will achieve target of Bt11bn aided by transfers. It plans to invest Bt17.8bn in new projects which is expected to lift its backlog to Bt34bn. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/15)
Comment: I’ve heard about this since last year, naturally the first name should be its existing JV partner
The market is in quite the interesting dichotomy with falling oil prices, weak bank results, a so-so gdp but with the belief of a potential recovery in the future. I have no idea how this will all unfold but I still wouldn’t be surprised to see further weakness especially given how I think the currency will continue to decline.
Buy(s) THB 298 mn
Sell(s) THB 97 mn