Stocks in the news (bem, bcp, btw, cho, fsmart, gl, hmpro, loxley, nch, ptt, sc, tks, tluxe, tse, uniq) 03.08.16

MRTA board approved hiring BEM to install a system at Taopoon-Bang Sue station for Bt63mn. It expects to sign the contract in September and finish the project within March 2017. It plans to negotiate with BEM to operate the Blue Line until 2042. (Kao Hoon, 03/08/16)
BCP negotiating with Indonesian partner to set up a geothermal power JV. It expects a decision to be made in September. It will continue to hold second place in its market with a share of 15%. It targets selling 320mn liters of oil per month or growth of 12% YoY. It expects 3Q16 GRM to average US$6-7/bbl. It plans to list its subsidiary in September or October. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16)
BTW gets 2 solar farms with capacity of 10MW for Bt520mn. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16)
CHO expects to get a big project valued at Bt800mn. It targets revenue growth of 10% and expects 2Q16 to show a profit thanks to more orders. It has backlog of Bt600mn, of which it has booked Bt400mn. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16)
FSMART has no effect from the cancellation of World Cup tickets and maintains its revenue target growth at 30%. It plans to expand to 90,000 Boon-Term machines nationwide. (Kao Hoon, 03/08/16)
GL expects 2H16 earnings to step up after realizing profit from its JV in Indonesia. It targets loans to reach US$1bn within 2018 and will expand to Cambodia and Laos. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16 )
Comment: The key driver for GL will still only be Cambodia, Laos and Indonesia will be too small to have an impact

HMPRO plans to issue a Bt2.7bn three-year debenture with a fixed rate of 2.10%. It will be sold to institutions or high-net worth investors. It will use the funds to repay debt and as working capital. Reserve date is set for Aug 3-4. (Kao Hoon, 03/08/16)
Comment: Those are incredibly low rates. 
LOXLEY expects to get the 200 electric bus job after it test runs the bus. (Kao Hoon, 03/08/16)
NCH expects 2016 revenue will hit target of Bt2bn supported by more demand. It has a new project worth Bt2.7bn which will increase its backlog from Bt704mn. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16)
PTT expects 2Q16 profit of Bt23bn or growth of 21%, supported by gas business and operating at full capacity. This will give 1H16 profit of Bt52bn. (Kao Hoon, 03/08/16)
SC is confident that 2016 presales will hit target of Bt15bn supported by the launch of six new projects valued at Bt12bn in 2H16. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16)
TKS has backlog of Bt400mn and will book this in entirety this year. It has reduced its 2016 target revenue to Bt1.51bn after missing out on a government job. (Kao Hoon, 03/08/16)
TLUXE expects 2Q16 earnings to be positive supported by high season and booking revenue from its geothermal business in Japan. It plans over the next 3-5 to add 30 geothermal plants to increase revenue to Bt300mn per year. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16)
TSE will report 2Q16 earnings on Aug 11. It is confident that 2016 revenue and profit will grow more than 2015. It plans to buy a 50MW solar farm in Japan and expects to get 10MW PPA in Japan at the end of 2016. In 2H16, it plans to issue a Bt3bn debenture. (Kao Hoon, 03/08/16)
Comment: We’ve been hearing about all of these solar plants that have been bought in Japan, I do wonder how they are all performing
UNIQ expects to get a government job in 2H16. It plans to bid for the Bt76.6bn Orange Line. It has backlog of Bt30bn to support 2016 revenue and it has gross profit margin of 18%, the highest in its sector. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16)
Comment: More projects still to come for the entire sector, now, when will the smaller ones i.e NWR, CNT etc etc begin to be win some of the sub-contractor projects?
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