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Stocks in the news (age, ccn, fsmart, pimo, pstc, ptt, rpc, seafco, smt, spali, sta, super, thai, tsr, tvo) 19.09.16

AGE
AGE maintain its revenue target growth of 10% supported by more than 2mn tons coal sales. It expects to finish a deal with a partner to do a coal warehouse in Vietnam by the end of 2016. (Kao Hoon, 19/09/16)
CCN
CCN expects to get a government job from the Industry 4.0 project. It expects 2H16 earnings to grow, supported by booking backlog of Bt100mn. It is confident that 2016 revenue will reach its 20% target growth backed by Bt150mn from its telecommunication business. It is negotiating with a partner to do alternative power business . (Thun Hoon, 19/09 /16)
Comment: Well not sure how much of an impact the government news will have on this little IT System integrator. I’d turn my eyes to the bigger players SAMTEL and AIT and possible even MFEC
FSMART
FSMART expects 3Q16 profit record new high of Bt100mn or growth 40% YoY supported by Boon Term Top Up machine. (Kao Hoon, 19/09/16)
Comment: No surprises here, they just keep growing
 
PIMO
PIMO expects 2016 profit to jump 92% to Bt46mn supported by more orders. It expects 2017 profit of Bt72mn due to new orders from US customer in 1Q17. It plans to invest in BLDC motor technology. (Kao Hoon, 19/09/16)
Comment: Another small player, THB 1 bn mkt cap, not particularly cheap nor scalable.
 
PSTC
PSTC expects 2016 revenue growth and profit to double after booking backlog of Bt300-400mn. It expects revenue from its power plant to grow in 4Q16. It has completed a deal to do a biomass power plant and 50MW cogeneration power plant in ASEAN. (Kao Hoon, 19/09/16)
Comment: There’s a lot of news about biomass and waste to energy expected to be announced within the next few weeks.
 
PTT
PTT expects to bring service stations to 200 this year. It expects revenue of Bt520bn. It has a plan to expand to 500 service stations abroad within five years and sell more Amazon franchises in Japan. (Thun Hoon, 19/09/16)

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Stocks in the news (age, anan, banpu, bm, chow, com7, gl, ihl, ktis, pdg, sst, tfg, tm, trc, twpc, twz) 08.09.16

AGE
AGE has orders of more than 300K tons from China. It expects export portion to rise to over 20%. It plans to increase coal sales to 200K tons, with service revenue rising to Bt300mn. (Thun Hoon, 08/09/16)
ANAN
ANAN expects 2H16 earnings to be better than first half supported by backlog of Bt38.5bn, of which more than Bt8.39bn will be booked in 2H16. It plans to open eight new projects with a total value of Bt19bn. It reports presales of Bt10.3bn in the first eight months of the year. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
Comment: Next year is supposedly their “harvest” year as they call it.
 
BANPU
BANPU got funds of Bt5bn from the conversion of 993mn units of BANPU-W3. It will set the rights ratio and offer price for the BPP IPO on Sep 26. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
BM
BM cuts 2016 target revenue growth to 10% from 20% in response to the economic slowdown. It is talking with a party in Myanmar to set up a factory. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
CHOW
CHOW expects to start commercial operations of a 5MW power plant in Japan, which will push 2016 capacity up to reach 28.5MW. It plans to invest in a solar farm in the Philippines. It expects a profit in 2016 thanks to growth in steel sales. It is confident that revenue will reach its target of Bt4bn and targets a doubling in steel sales to 140k tons. (Thun Hoon, 08/09/16)
COM7
COM7 expects 2H16 earnings to grow. It expects 4Q16 sales to be good due to high season and the launch of iPhone 7. It expects 2016 sales to be over Bt17bn. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
Comment: Well it had the little pop and now along with the rest of the market it’s falling.
 
GL
Group Lease strengthens ties with Sri Lankan financial group – SET-listed microfinance company Group Lease (GL) plans to collaborate further with Commercial Credit & Finance, a Sri Lankan financial group, to strengthen its microfinance businesses in Indonesia and Cambodia after GL acquired a microfinance company in Myanmar from a Commercial Credit shareholder. (The Nation, 08/09/16)
Comment: So they have Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar. 

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Stocks in the news (age, aot, ba, bem, cpf, ea, gunkul, intuch, itel, jubile, kce, lph, ndr, ptt, sena, skr, thai, tpbi, tu, wiik) 15.08.16

AGE
AGE expects 2H16 to be good. It plans to do a marketing campaign in ASEAN. It is confident that 2016 sales will reach the target of 2.2mn tons. It reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt29mn, up 4% YoY and total revenue over Bt1bn. (Thun Hoon, 15/08/16)
AOT
AOT reported 3QFY16 profit of Bt5.06bn, growing 24% supported by a 20.62% growth in lowcost airline passengers and total passenger growth of 11.08%. It passed more than 90mn passengers through its gates in the nine months and profit was Bt15bn. (Kao Hoon, 15/08/16)
Comment: The bombing over the weekend isn’t going to help matters in the ST, but unless there are continued incidents in Thailand I doubt that there’ll be a permanent impact over the med-long term
 
BA
BA expects 2H16 to be better than 1H16 due to high season. It plans to open two new routes to increase Chinese passengers. It has budgeted Bt1bn to expand Samui Airport to support 6mn passengers per year. It reported 1H16 earnings of Bt1.46bn or growth of 12.5%. (Thun Hoon, 15/0 8/16)
BEM
BEM reported 1H16 earnings growth of 12.3% to over Bt1.2bn and expects 2H16 to continue to grow. It will bid for a new job and plans to list its subsidiary soon. (Thun Hoon, 15/08/16)
CPF
CPF reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt4.02bn or growth of 35%, with 1H16 net profit of Bt7.78bn supported by more sales, both domestic and export. It will pay an interim dividend of Bt0.50/share, XD on Aug 23. (Kao Hoon, 15/08/16)
EA
EA reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt992mn or growth of 33%, due to booking revenue from its solar farm in Phitsanulok. It will COD 126MW a wind power plant at the end of this year. (Kao Hoon, 15/08/16)
GUNKUL
GUNKUL reported 1H16 net profit of Bt315.94mn, up 42.62% from Bt221.53mn in 1H15. It expects demand to increase and will continue to expand business to support earnings growth. (Thun Hoon, 15/08/16)
Comment: Similar to most renewable players, GUNKUL’s growth is relatively straightfwd to forecast for the next few years. The jumps in revenues will come from new projects

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Stocks in the news (age, amatav, beauty, bem, bh, bm, fpi, jasif, jmart, k, lanna, match, oto, spali, synex, wice) 01.08.16

AGE
AGE expects revenue from port and warehouse business of Bt100mn. It expects full-year sales to reach target of 2mn tons. It expects 2Q16 earnings to be good. It plans to expand abroad and is waiting for results of its bid for a biomass power plant in South. (Thun Hoon, 01/08/16)
AMATAV
AMATAV expects 2017-2018 earnings to double after booking revenue from the sale of land. It expects 1H16 earnings to be normal due to route and development problems. It has budgeted USD200mn to develop and buy land. It expects D/E ratio of not over 1:1. (Bangkok Business, 01/08/16)
Comment: They haven’t really proven to do much in Vietnam since being listed..
 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY expects 2H16 earnings to double due to high season in 4Q16 and expansion of distribution. It plans to expand business to tourist attractions. It expects 2016 revenue growth to exceed target of 20%. (Thun Hoon, 01/08/16)
Comment: Well…ok…keep going BEAUTY. It’s painful to watch…
 
BEM
BEM got the Blue Line job and expects clarity in August. It expects 2H16 earnings to grow supported by Sri Rat expressway and the Purple Line. It plans to bid for the Yellow, Orange and Pink Lines; results are expected to be published by the end of 2016. (Thun Hoon, 01/08/16)
Comment: We did say back when the news first came out the BEM would be THE infrastructure play for Thailand. Just wait til they announce an infra fund…

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Stocks in the news (abc, age, aot, banpu, bbl, ck, gift, kbank, kce, pap, ptg, sena, sgp, super, vng, thana, tpbi, tvo) 24.06.16

ABC
ABC targets 2016 revenue of Bt2bn. It plans to wipe out retained losses by launching Above Sukhumvit 39 in 3Q16. It plans to launch ABC Pet World in 4Q16 if its board approves on June 29. (Thun Hoon, 24/06/16)
Comment: Anybody else understand the business model of this company?
 
AGE
AGE expects to take part in 36MW PPA and expects to be a winner. Its cash on hand is Bt600mn which it believes will be enough for investment. It expects 2Q16 earnings to be good thanks to cost control. It expects 2016 revenue and net profit to grow, boosted by Bt300mn from its services business. It expects exports to comprise 50%. (Khao Hoon, 24/06/16)
Comment: It’s likely to be a JV should they win a 36 MW PPA 
 
AOT
AOT reports passengers of 81mn in the first 8 months of its fiscal year (ending Sep), up 12.43%. Flights rose 10% to 519,140. (Khao Hoon, 24/06/16)
BANPU
BANPU expects to benefit from higher coal imports in China, which rose 62.2% in May 2016 compared to May 2015. (Thun Hoon, 24/06/16)
Comment: Could this be Thai Airways part 2 in terms of stock price movement?
 
BBL
BBL targets 2016 loan growth of 3-4%. It expects 2Q16 earnings to move with the economy and government stimulus measures. (Khao Hoon, 24/06/16) BIG BIG says it has risen to a 55% market share driven by expansion. It expects the industry to recover. It expects net profit to grow 71% this year and 12% next year. (Thun Hoon, 24/06/16)

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Stocks in the news (age, aot, aqua, bm, ea, epco, ilink, irpc, ktc, mk, ptg, sc, super, tasco, thai, twz) 17.05.16

AGE
AGE reported 1Q16 profit growth of 114% YoY on total revenue of Bt940mn thanks to its cost reduction as well as a better
performance. It targets 2016 revenue growth of 10%. (Thun Hoon, 17/5/16)
Comment: It’s still far away from where they used to be pre’08
AOT
AOT reported 2FYQ16 net profit of Bt5.56bn or growth of 14% YoY. This gives profit of 1HFY16 of more than Bt10.19bn, growth of 15%, supported by 61 million passengers in six months and increases in flights to 389,272 flights. (Kao Hoon, 17/5/16)
Comment: At what point does the existing capacity of the AOT airports limit the future growth potential?
AQUA
AQUA shows 1Q16 profit of Bt79mn, up 22% YoY. Subsidiary Mantra Assets has budgeted Bt450mn to develop property and expects to realize revenue in mid-2017. (Thun Hoon, 17/5/16)
BM
BM’s first trading day. It expects a good response from investors. The company is certain that business will continue to grow due to high demand on the global market. (Thun Hoon, 17/5/16)
Comment: A steel co IPO…but regardless if its small enough it shall perform well.
EA
EA reported 1Q16 net profit of Bt710mn, increasing 22% YoY supported by its power plant business. It expects 2Q16 will be good after the startup of its 90MW solar farm in Pitsanulok. (Kao Hoon, 17/5/16)

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Stocks in the news (aav, age, bigc, dtac, jas, pk, prin, sam, sci, sena, spali, super, tog) 03.05.16

AAV
AirAsia mulls Thai hub – AirAsia, the continent’s largest no-frills airline group, is keen to boost its position in Thailand with the relocation of its regional nerve centre from Indonesia to here. In a discussion with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday, AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes said the group would also like to build its own airports in Thai provinces such as Surat Thani. Furthermore, AirAsia is interested in a partnership with flag carrier Thai Airways International (THAI) to create a business synergy without equity partnership or competition, said Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. AirAsia wants to strengthen its presence in Thailand, which it perceives as a gateway to Asean with significant growth potential in aviation businesses, said Mr Somkid. (Bangkok Post, 30/4/16)
Comment: It would obviously be a huge positive for AirAsia if they can pull it off here in Thailand, but would the government be willing to throw away a monopoly?

AGE
AGE expects revenue of Bt300mn from the service business. It expects to increase export portion to 30%. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow 10% supported by coal business recovery and it has backlog of Bt200mn. (Thun Hoon, 3/5/16)
Comment: I’ve heard about a supposed recovery in coal since…2011?

BIGC
Central, partner buy Big C VN for 920m euros – CENTRAL GROUP in partnership with Nguyen Kim Group yesterday announced the acquisition of Big C Vietnam from France’s Casino Group for 920 million euros (Bt36.6 billion). Central said the acquisition represented the strength of its will to keep expanding its business in Asia. “Central Group and Nguyen Kim Group have officially acquired Big C Vietnam, which has been operated for more than 18 years,” said Tos Chirathivat, CEO of Central Group. He said Big C Vietnam had 43 stores nationwide, comprising 33 hypermarkets and 10 convenience stores, and 30 shopping malls. “Total revenue in 2015 was approximately 586 million euros.” (The Nation, 30/4/16)
Comment: Boom!

DTAC

DTAC urges full spectrum allocation road map – TOTAL ACCESS Communication (DTAC) has recommended that the government draw up a spectrum road map for the allocation and auction of the 700-, 850-, 1,800-, 2,300- and 2,600-megahertz bands to support affordable and universal access to fixed and mobile broadband Internet. (The Nation, 30/4/16)
Comment: Of course DTAC needs a clear roadmap, but since when has any Thai government (ex thaksin) been able to stick to a clear plan and execute it? And if there is no clear roadmap, what will happen to DTAC?

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Stocks in the news (age, beauty, cpf, ea, jas, lpn, qtc, rml, sgp, spa, susco, tog, trc, tru, uac, wha) 26.01.16

AGE
AGE plans to invest in Vietnam this year to meet high demand. It has budgeted Bt40-50mn to invest in new plants after seeing substantial local orders. It expects to focus on SME segment. It expects 2016 revenue growth to achieve its target of 10-15%. (Thun Hoon, 26/01/16)
Comment: And they should be announcing something with UAC and QTC as well, the long dreamed about biomass project
BEAUTY
BEAUTY plans to expand to Indonesia and set up distributors in January. It expects to increase revenue from exports. It targets 2016 revenue of Bt2.1bn with net profit margin of 20%. It expects 4Q15 earnings to mark a record high. (Thun Hoon, 26/01/16)
CPF
CPF expects 4Q15 net profit of Bt2.08bn (+158%) backed by extra gains from sale of investment. It expects this to lift 2015 net profit to Bt11.59bn (10% growth). It expects to pay dividend of Bt0.45/share on 2H15 performance. (Khao Hoon, 26/01/16)
Comment: Will this be the year that this chicken company runs? Still prefer/trust GFPT instead
EA
EA has budgeted Bt30bn to invest in 386MW wind power plants to bring its total capacity to 664MW. It targets 2016 revenue of Bt13bn backed by sale of electricity. (Thun Hoon, 26/01/16)
Comment: Again its the same story, no surprises here
JAS
JAS reported 2015 net profit of Bt15.7bn mainly driven by Bt13.2bn extra gain from selling assets to JASIF. It plans to pay a cash dividend of Bt0.3/share, XD on Feb 25. (Thun Hoon, 26/01/16)

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Stocks in the news (age, bbl, bkd, csp, dcon, drt, htech, j, mc, spcg, synex, thai, tmt, top, true, ureka, wiik) 18.01.16

AGE
AGE expects to become a holding company engaged in the property business. It expects a return of at least 15%. It plans to export coal to Vietnam, which will increase revenue by 5-10%. It expects 4Q15 earnings to be good. It plans to implement cost control to increase profit. (Thun Hoon, 18/01/16)
Comment: A holding company engaged in property? Wait a minute, they are a coal company! Well better to switch now before its too late i suppose.

BBL
BBL revises up GDP growth to 3.5-4% from 3-3.5% driven by stimulus measures. It targets loans growth of 3.5%. (Thun Hoon, 18/01/16)
Comment: Don’t banks traditionally grow at 2x GDP?

BKD
BKD got a Bt300mn project, decorating Lotte and Marriot hotels. It plans to take part in Bt2bn bids. It targets 2016 revenue and net profit growth of 20%. (Khao Hoon, 18/01/16)

CSP
CSP targets steel sales of 150,000 tons driven by economic recovery. It expects to show net profit in 1Q16 after focusing on valued added products. (Khao Hoon, 18/01/16)

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Stocks in the news (age, apco, cen, ci, dcc, ifec, jwd, mcs, pjw, pttep, sawad, tfg, tk, tpch, uwc, wha) 16.12.15

AGE
AGE plans to expand to Vietnam and Cambodia where demand is high. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10-20% from this year’s Bt4bn. It plans to expand its seaport, which is expected to increase its capacity by 30%. (Thun Hoon, 16/12/15)
Comment: The coal industry isn’t going anywhere and AGE is suffering with it

APCO
APCO plans to expand its market at home and overseas and will launch a new product, “Refreshing Spray”. It expects 4Q15 sales to increase by 50%. It expects to recognize revenue from abroad within 2016. (Khao Hoon, 16/12/15)
Comment: Effectively a listed MLM firm. If you believe that there are enough silly consumers out there to overpay for POS products then you can go ahead and believe in APCO

CEN
CEN expects to show net profit next year from net loss this year backed by its subsidiary and whole year of revenue from its power plant. It plans to expand abroad and acquire more power plants. (Thun Hoon, 16/12/15)

CI
CI expects 2016 revenue growth of 100% backed by transfers, rental revenue, and selling Bt1.2bn assets to REITs. It expects 2015 revenue to be higher than Bt2bn. (Khao Hoon, 16/12/15)
Comment: This will mainly be from the REIT, the issue with a property company this size is that earnings will be lumpy, great for a year or 2 and rubbish for the next few years and CI is no different.

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