ADVANC plans to increase 2016 revenue target to accommodate greater revenue from services and a campaign to stimulate sales. It expects the 900MHz license to cut EBITDA margin in 2H16 to an average of 38-39% in the year. It expects maintain its 100% dividend payout. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
Comment: While the dividend payout ratio remains, it will probably followed the trend of DTAC’s i.e. declining
BA is preparing a roadshow in Hong Kong for November. It targets an annual average revenue growth of 10-15%. It has budgeted Bt12bn to expand its airport and buy more airplanes. It expects passenger growth of 20% to more than 1.2mn passengers supported by high season. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
BAFS expects 2H16 to grow on high season. It expects aviation fuel services to increase 8% and expects revenue to grow more than 9% to a new high compared to last year. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
Comment: A great “little” monopoly
BTW will pay an interim dividend of Bt0.27/share or return of 6.46%, payment on Sep 9. It expects 2H16 to be good supported by bids for new jobs. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
CCN plans to bid for jobs of more than Bt200mn. It expects 2016 revenue growth of 20%. It plans to expand to the energy business, closing a deal by the end of 2016. It reported 2Q16 profit growth of 1,009% due to cost management and expects continued growth in 3Q16. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
ADVANC will pay an interim dividend of Bt5.79/share, XD on Aug 15 even though it reported 1H16 net profit of Bt17.70bn, a fall of 10%. It said it is still No.1 in revenue, profit and customers. (Kao Hoon, 05/08/16)
Comment: I wouldn’t be surprised to a declining trend in the dividends paid
ATP30 reported 2Q16 net profit growth of 206.38% supported by more customers and efficient cost management. It targets 2016 gross margin of 25% and revenue growth no less than 15%. (Thun Hoon, 05/08/16)
Comment: A small name that recently IPO’ed and somehow has amazing numbers in the 1H16
BIZ expects to bid for a new job worth more than Bt200mn in 2H16. It has backlog of Bt640mn with 80-90% of that to be booked this year. It expects this to lift 2016 revenue to Bt600mn. (Kao Hoon, 05/08/16)
ITD won the bid for construction of a 800MW coal power plant in Krabi. Its bid was the lowest, at Bt32bn. It will start construction after it gets EHIA approval. (Kao Hoon, 05/08/16)
ADVANC made ITS first payment of Bt8.6bn with A Bt72.3bn bank guarantee for 900MHz. It expects to handle 2G clients before being shut down. It expects higher earnings from less expense of Bt4bn. (Khao Hoon, 29/06/16)
Comment: There’s a lot of analysts expecting 2Q16 to be the peak for ADVANC earnings for the next 2 years
BEM expects 2016 net profit of Bt2.1bn mainly driven by MRT. (Khao Hoon, 29/06/16)
BR expects to revise down 2016 revenue target growth from 10-15% because of higher competition in Europe, and excess supply in Poland and Hungary. (Post Today, 29/06/16)
BRR expects an increase in revenue from biomass power plants from Bt19mn/month to Bt25mn/month after it changed from adder scheme to FiT scheme. (Khao Hoon, 29/06/16)
Comment: Completely forgot that some sugar companies will benefit somewhat from this as well.
ABC plans to launch ABOVE Sukhumvit 39 condo, valued at Bt2.5bn. It expects to open for presales in 3Q16, with prices starting at Bt150,000/sqm. It expects sales to reach 60-70% this year. (Thun Hoon, 17/06/16)
ACC acquired a 5.5MW solar farm in Saraburi, valued at Bt290mn. It expects this to boost its 2Q16 earnings and full year 2016. It says it plans to invest more in order to increase its revenue. (Thun Hoon, 17/06/16)
ADVANC has introduced the prepaid “Zeed SIM 4G YouTube” package to tap teenagers who are heavy data users and has targeted 1.5mn new users with this new package this year. (The Nation, 17/06/16)
Comment: 2Q #’s will be interesting for all players in the industry
AJD expects 2016 revenue to grow more than 15% from last year’s Bt1.76bn on the back of E-commerce and top-up machines. It expects 2Q16 net profit to be better than 1Q16 aided by a bigger customer base. It has signed a contract with KTB that will expand its business. It expects a logistics deal to be concluded in 3Q16. (Thun Hoon, 17/06/16)
Comment: I still don’t believe it yet.
ANAN expects 2Q16 earnings to be good with sales of at least of Bt3.43bn. It expects revenue of Bt2bn. It expects 2016 revenue to reach target backed by Bt38bn transfers. It plans to launch new projects in 2H16. It is budgeting Bt8.7bn to acquire land. (Thun Hoon, 17/06/16)
Comment: Apparently construction time has now decreased to 12-14 months depending upon the size of a project
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?
ADVANC asserts that financials are strong and it has no plan to increase capital. It plans to pay the first license fee payment of Bt8.04bn as scheduled and submit its bank guarantee before June 30. Dividend payout will be 100% of profit. It has budgeted Bt40bn to expand its network. (Kao Hoon, 30/5/16)
Comment: And with the call confirming the 100% payout maintained you’re saying shorts covering and some activity returning back to the stock, the key issue for the industry is still how crazy are True going to be with trying to capture market share.
AJD expects to expand to 50,000 on-line top-up machines to drive revenue to reach Bt1.6bn. It plans to expand its business to ASEAN in 2017. It expects to have more than 100,000 on-line top-up machines in 2018. (Kao Hoon, 30/5/16)
BEM expects to turn around after the MRT Purple Line is operating and bringing in revenue. It expects to get the MRT Blue Line job. This will support revenue growth of 10%. (Thun Hoon, 30/5/16)
BTS reported 2QFY16 net profit of Bt4.14bn or growth of 40%. It expects to pay a dividend of Bt0.34/share, XD on July 28. (Kao Hoon, 30/5/16)
ADVANC has confirmed that it will be bidding for the 900MHz on May 27 with a bid of Bt75.65bn. (Kao Hoon, 25/5/16)
DTAC unfazed by more 4G competition — The country’s second-largest mobile operator shrugged off increased competition from its rivals, saying that Advanced Info Service (AIS) and True Move will also face high licensing-based fourth-generation (4G) spectrum costs similar to DTAC’s. (Bangkok Post, 25/5/16)
GPSC is confident that it will have IPP and SPP capacity of more than 1922MW and stream production of 1,582 tons/hour within 2019. ( Thun Hoon, 25/5/16)
GUNKUL has backlog of Bt1.5-1.6bn. It expects to get more jobs to construct solar farms. It expects 2016 revenue growth of 20-30%. (Kao Hoon, 25/5/16)
Comment: Quite the drop in backlog for GUNKUL but because they already have invested and built/are completing their projects I don’t think management quite cares to focus on new projects .
JWD and JB TRADING are setting up a JV to develop a warehouse in Laos which has area of 3,200sqm and total cost of Bt75mn. It expects to finish and book revenue in 2017. (Kao Hoon, 25/5/16)
ADVANC and TOT set to launch service under a joint trial – ADVANCED Info Service and TOT are expected to sign a contact signalling the launch of a joint-trial commercial service on the state agency’s 2.1 gigahertz spectrum shortly after the reauction of a 900 megahertz licence on Friday, Information and Communications Technology Minister Uttama Savanayana has said. (The Nation, 23/5/ 16)
Comment: There’s still another 4 more days to go before the auction, I do wonder what else could happen?
BJCHI expects 2Q16 earnings to be good aided by mega projects. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 15% thanks to numerous orders and bidding for new projects. It expects to get new projects that will increase its backlog from Bt1.7bn. (Thun Hoon, 23 /05/16)
Comment: Thus even with the volatile movements in oil prices BJCHI is still able to maintain their backlog. How?
BKD plans to ask board approval to invest in a new business on May 24. It expects 3Q16 earnings to mark a record high aided by government projects. Its backlog is Bt1.5bn, of which 70% is expected to be booked this year. It expects 2016 revenue to increase not less than 20%. (Thun Hoon, 23/05/16)
BM reported substantial 1Q16 earnings growth aided by higher revenue from sales and lower cost with net margin of 7.05%. Core revenue came from metal trunking and electrical conduits. (Thun Hoon, 23/05/16)
ADVANC will bid for 900MHz. It is ready to pay the guarantee of Bt3.78bn after getting backing from BBL and KBANK. The bidding will be on May 27 and first payment expected in June 2016. (Thun Hoon, 19/5/16)
Comment: Should be a non-event, my eyes are just turning towards 2Q #’s to see how competitive the fight for subscribers has been.
AJD reported 1Q16 net profit of Bt79.04mn, up 669.08% YoY, supported by more revenue from on-line top-up machines, set-top boxes and continued growth in its electricity ventures. It expects to sell 50,000 on-line top-up machines to support revenue growth 10-15% in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 19/5/16)
AKR expects 2Q16 earnings to be good supported by a corporate transformer job and bidding for EGAT transformers of more than Bt6bn. It is confident that revenue will grow 50% in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 19/5/16)
AMATAV sets 2016 revenue target of Bt1.4bn. It is confident that It will have transfers of 156 rai. It is negotiating to sell land 60 rai in 2Q16. It plans to develop an area in Vietnam. (Kao Hoon, 19/5/16)
ADVANC is now left as the only applicant in the running to take part in the upcoming reauctioning of a 900MHz licence. (The Nation, 18/05/16)
Comment: It should be an uneventful auction…
ASEFA expects 2016 revenue to grow 15-20% on the back of Bt1.7bn backlog. It expects this to cover revenue till next year. It plans to take part in bids. (Khao Hoon, 18/05/16)
BIGC plans big expansion – THE NEW board of directors of Big C Supercenter, controlled by Berli Jucker Group, has approved the plan to allocate Bt5bn-Bt6bn for store expansion in Thailand this year, focusing on “blue ocean” locations, including subordinate and border provinces, and major districts. (The Nation, 18/05/16)
Comment: Thats rather interesting given that the previous management didn’t see any more growth potential in the country..
BJCHI announced 1Q16 earnings of Bt338.7mn (+110%) with Bt2.1bn in revenue, up 40%. It is waiting for bidding results. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 15% as its work on hand is Bt1.7bn. (Thun Hoon, 18/05/16)
BSM expects 2Q16 earnings to recover backed by orders at home and Bt10mn orders from India. It expects 2016 revenue to hit Bt700mn. It expects margin to reach 30%. It expects 2H16 earnings to be better than 1H16. (Thun Hoon, 18/05/16)