ADVANC expects to revise down its 2016 revenue target because of paying Bt75bn for its 4G license. It will make the first payment of Bt8bn with bank guarantee in June. Its cash on hand is Bt60bn. It is budgeting Bt40bn for network expansion. It says its dividend payout ratio will still be 100%. (Khao Hoon, 13/06/16)
Comment: It appears that they still don’t have clear visibility on what the dividend payout structure will be for 2017 and onwards yet.
ARROW expects 2Q16 earnings to be better than 2Q15 because of cost control and high margin products. It targets 2016 revenue of Bt1.4bn with a record high net profit. It plans to take part in conduit project in Suvarnabhumi phase 2 in July. It has budgeted Bt60bn to invest in new plants. (Khao Hoon, 13/06/16)
Comment: They’ve continued to confound most people with their growth, if the 1Q is anything to go by then FY16 net profit could be ~300 mn, ~25% growth YoY.
BANPU expects 2016 net profit of Bt1.2bn backed by Hongsa power plant. It plans to list BANPU Power in 2H16. It expects to benefit from newly issued ordinary shares which increase its market cap. (Khao Hoon, 13/06/16)
BTS plans to take part in 5 extension lines. It targets FY2017 revenue growth of 10%. It is budgeting Bt7.6bn to buy new carriages and land. (Khao Hoon, 13/06/16)
CHG expects 2Q16 net profit to be good aided by more patients and higher revenue from acquiring Ruampat Rayong Hospital. (Thun Hoon, 13/06/16)
Comment: A smaller BDMS in the making?