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Stocks in the news (advanc, aira, ci, fpi, gpsc, ivl, lalin, lhbank, pk, sena scc, sim, sprc, susco, thcom, tmi, tse) 05.04.16

ADVANC
ADVANC expects 1Q16 earnings to drop to Bt9.26bn, down 6% because of the higher expense of Bt3.5bn needed to keep its 2G subs. (Khao Hoon, 05/04/16)
Comment: Part of expectations to an extent however the question how comes how/why/when would they bid /receive the spectrum that JAS failed to pay for 
AIRA
AIRA plans to launch nano-finance in May. It targets people aged between 20-55 years old with maximum credit of Bt50,000. It will open its first branch in Silom Complex. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)
CI
CI indicates 1Q16 earnings will exceed target of Bt500-600mn supported by more project transfers. It expects 2016 revenue will hit target of Bt3bn. It has backlog of more than Bt2.5- 2.6bn, of which it will realize 50% this year. The company will book a Bt1.2bn extra gain from the sale of Sripanwa phase 2 to REIT in 2H16. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)
Comment: They’re beginning to perform like a decent property developer. 
FPI
FPI board approved a dividend of Bt0.07/share, payment on April 29. It sets 2016 revenue target growth of 10%. It plans to build a factory in India and start operating in 4Q16. It has orders amounting to more than Bt300mn. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)
GPSC
GPSC plans to spend Bt3.15bn to invest in a 20.8MW solar farm in Japan. It expects to sell electricity in 4Q16. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)

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Stocks in the news (05.11.15)

Names today: AIRA, AJD, AIRP, CK, GLOBAL, J, JWD, KKC, KTC, ML, PDF, PLANB, PTTGC, SC, SPI, STA, TOG

AIRA
The company targets private loan portfolio of over Bt2.5bn in 2016. It has opened four new branches this year and plans to reach total of 15 branches next year, with an additional 50 booths in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 5/11/15)

AJD
AJD announced it has begun preliminary investment talks with Alibaba Group, but has not yet reached any agreement. It is engaged in another investment deal in the logistics business with YTO Express which should be concluded by end-2015, after which it will be submitted to the board for approval. (Thun Hoon, 5/11/15)

ARIP
The company is confident it will turn to profitability by 4Q15, driven by Thailand Com Mart exhibition before yearend. (Thun Hoon, 5/11/15)

CK
The company said it has backlog of Bt90bn and plans to realize revenue of Bt8-9bn in 4Q15. It is confident it will secure more backlog from government infrastructure projects, expecting to win 20-25% of a total value of Bt100bn. (Thun Hoon, 5/11/15)
Comment: Two things, 1) Infra projects 2) BMCL and BECL merging

GLOBAL
Suwanee Homecenter plans IPO in Lao Securities Exchange. Executives plan for roadshow in November. (Thun Hoon, 5/11/15)
Comment: This could explain some of the strength in the stock price despite earnings being average at best. Still consider it to be a poor version of HMPRO, it’s inventory turnover is atrocious

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Stocks in the news (Age, aira, beauty, bh, bsbsm, cpf, emc, hydro, mfec, mtls, preb, ppp, ps, samart, sena, stec, tipco, tmill, tpark, ttw, vibha) 01.10.15

AGE
AGE plans to implement cost control and focus on local industries especially those that have high demand for power. It expects local sales to grow 20% from 2014’s Bt3.58bn. Management expects 3Q15 earnings to recover thanks to cost control. It expects to show net profit in year. (Thun Hoon, 01/10/15)
AIRA
AIRA expects to show net profit in 2H15 from net loss in 1H15 of Bt37.8mn backed by the securities business. It plans to acquire other businesses to diversify (power business, leasing, insurance) which are expected to be clear in 2016. It has set up subsidiary “AIRA Property” to invest in rental business. (Thun Hoon, 01/10/15)
Comment: AIRA is continuing along its aim to become an investment holdco. 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY plans to increase its distribution channels. It targets revenue to grow 27-30% within three years. (Thun Hoon, 01/10/15)
Comment: It’s a business I just don’t understand, and I still don’t see where their competitive advantage comes from other than pure pricing. 
BH
BH plans to set up diagnosis centers in Cambodia, Laos, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar after Myanmar. It has budgeted Bt11bn to invest in a second hospital. It is confident 2015 revenue will grow 10% from 2014’s Bt16bn. (Thun Hoon, 01/10/15)
Comment: BH is expanding! A first since the Asian Financial Crisis. 

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Stocks in the news (advanc, aira, ajd, anan, bjchi, dcc, epg, gunkul, kbank, kkc, mono, perm, qh, ptt, rs, ticon, tndt, true, uniq, uwc, work) 03.08.15

ADVANC
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
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
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)

ANAN
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

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Stocks in the news (ah, aira, akr, ap, btc, chuo, delta, iec, lit, modern, mcot, mtls, ptt, rich, sc, sena, snp, siri, spcg, symc, tasco, tta, tvt) 10.07.15

AH
AH expects 3Q15 to be good backed by new car models. It targets 5-10% revenue growth this year although 2Q15 profit is expected to be lower than 1Q15 on seasonality. It expects to conclude an acquisition in 4Q15. (Khao Hoon, 10/07/15)
AIRA
AIRA plans to expand into leasing and insurance in 2H15. It expects to start nano-finance scheme. AIRA shareholders approved a capital increase of 3,160mn shares. (Khao Hoon, 10/07/15)
Comment: AIRA in a way has been quite clever of diversifying as far away as possible from the brokerage business 
AKR
AKR got a job from Royal Thai Army worth Bt480mn. Management is confident 2015 revenue will be good backed by electric transformer jobs. (Thun Hoon, 10/07/15)
Comment: Not a submarine purchase?
AP
AP plans to issue a debenture. The objective is pay down debt and for use as working capital. (Thun Hoon, 10/07/15)

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Stocks in the news (advanc, aira, akr, cbg, cwt, dna, ea, forth, ifec, hotpot, kkc, ktc, planb, prin, pttgc, richy, sanko, seaoil, siri, wha) 03.07.15

ADVANC
ADVANC expects to be a leader in broadband business by partnering with TOT; this is expected to be concluded in 3Q15. 2H15 revenue is expected to mark a record high thanks to seasonality. Subsidiary AWN is preparing to participate in the 4G auction. (Thun Hoon, 03/07/15)
AIRA
AIRA expects 10-20% revenue growth this year, benefitting from increasing in trading turnover. It is ready for nano-finance, expecting Bt1bn loans with a focus on mid to low end clients. It is looking at a property business, which it expects to be cleared within 21 months. (Thun Hoon, 03/07/15)
AKR
AKR expects to get 20MW solar power from the 800MW up for bid. It expects to recognize revenue from power plants in 2016. It expects a net profit in 2Q15, backed by a large backlog. It expects to be awarded a Bt1.4bn PEA project soon. It is confident 2015 revenue will grow 10% as targeted. (Thun Hoon, 03/07/15)
Comment: AKR is a substandard epc co and it’s not possible for them to have any revenue from power plants anytime soon
CBG
2Q15 sales are expected to continue to grow, backed by a marketing campaign. (Thun Hoon, 03/07/15)

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Stocks in the news (advanc, aira, amata, bdms, ci, ea, earth, ecf, gunkul, ifec, kbank, kiat, mtls, pf, pico, prin, ptg, rwi, sim, scc, takuni, thcom, tpch, vibha) 02.07.15

ADVANC
ADVANC and TOT plan to invest in mobile-broadband business which is expected to be finalized in 3Q15. ADVANC expects 2H15 revenue to grow 4% which consists of 30% growth from data service revenue. (Khao Hoon, 02/07/15)
Comment: I do think this will kill JAS and most likely hurt True substantially as well.

AIRA
AIRA plans to set subsidiary “AIRA Property” with registered capital of Bt200mn. Management says the company plans to invest in the property business with a focus on high rise buildings. It expects the set up in the second half of the year. (Thun Hoon, 02/07/15)
Comment: A brokerage business expanding to property, well why not? Up next alternative energy?

AMATA
AMATA expects to book Bt2bn extra gain from selling assets to AMATAR in 3Q15. It plans to sell Bt3bn assets to AMATAR next year. (Khao Hoon, 02/07/15)
Comment: It listed and the response was weak. But overall still a positive step for AMATA

BDMS
BDMS buys Muangraj Hospital for Bt1.43bn It expects the deal to be concluded by September. (Khao Hoon, 02/07/15)
Comment: And the acquisition machine continues.

CI
CI expects 2015 revenue to grow 15% from 2014’s Bt1.69bn, benefitting from booking revenue from condominiums. Its backlog is expected to increase from Bt5bn. Its Bt1.15bn REIT is expected to be finalized next year. (Thun Hoon, 02/07/15)

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Stocks in the news (aav, aira, amata, anan, bay, cfresh, ck, gunkul, intuch, ivl, jas, ktc, rci, seafco, smt, tuf) 24.06.15

AAV
Management is confident there is no impact from ICAO. There is no suspension for any AAV scheduled flights with regards to the ICAO issue. (Thun Hoon, 24/06/15)
Comment: AAV’s core growth market is China, as long as China is ok then it doesn’t matter what ICAO says.
AIRA
AIRA shareholders approved raising capital by 3,160 shares at rights of 5 old shares to 2 new shares priced at Bt1 with AIRA-W1 and AIRA-w2, XR on June 25, selling period on July 10–July 16. The objective of this capital increase is to invest in subsidiaries and for future projects. (ASTV, 24/06/15)
Comment: Must be a typo by the news, 3,160 shares? 
AMATA
AMATA targets sale of 1,000 rai this year. 2015 revenue from selling land is expected to be higher than 2014’s Bt5.34bn thanks to higher average selling price of approximately 3%. It plans to set up a subsidiary with Sodexo. (Khao Hoon, 24/06/15)
ANAN
ANAN and Mitsui have partnered to launch five condominium projects via five subsidiaries. It expects Bt10.5bn in revenue this year. (Thun Hoon, 24/06/15)
Comment: And they have sold all of those projects out

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Stocks in the news (aira, aot, asimar, bsm, color, ea, ever, gcap, genco, ilink, lalin, mtls, ps, pttgc, syntec, tuf, twz) 18.05.15

AIRA
Board approves capital increase of 3.16bn shares to be offered at rights of 5 old shares to 2 new shares for Bt1/share plus AIRA-W1 and AIRA-W2. 1Q15 earnings showed a profit of Bt13mn compared to 1Q14 loss of Bt31mn. (Thun Hoon, 18/05/15)

AOT
AOT reported 2Q15 net profit of Bt4.8bn (+32.36% YoY) benefitting from political calm that has brought tourists back. (Khao Hoon, 18/05/15)
Comment: AOT’s #’s still continue to outperform most people’s expectations, this country is just incredibly blessed by its ability to bring in tourists plus the fact that Chinese tourists are visiting Thailand more and more only help.

ASIMAR
Interest shown in JV; deal expected to be finalized soon. ASIMAR will spend Bt1bn to raise capacity to handle jobs in Myanmar and for the Port Authority of Thailand. (Thun Hoon, 18/05/15)

BSM
1Q15 earnings grew 60% to Bt6.8bn and revenue rose 7% to Bt134mn. BSM targets revenue growth of 20% in this year and plans to increase market share abroad. (Khao Hoon, 18/05/15)
Comment: Quite the typo from the news outlets, earnings was 6.8 mn not bn, I’ve always thought highly of management here but not of its valuations, nuts!

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Management Trades 26/01 – 30/01

Notable Transactions

Buy(s) THB 10 mn

  • N/A

Sell(s) THB 3.6 bn

  • AIRA – Looks like a huge block sale by one of the founders
  • CK – It’s very rare to see the founder of CK sell his shares
  • EA – Also looks like a block sale here
  • PS – A director sells off a decent portion
  • SOLAR – This has been one of the most speculated names in the “renewable” industry, not surprised to see this solar
  • UBIS – The second largest shareholder completely sells all his shares.
  • WHA – This is apparently a sale to foreign funds.

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