Names today: AIRA, AJD, AIRP, CK, GLOBAL, J, JWD, KKC, KTC, ML, PDF, PLANB, PTTGC, SC, SPI, STA, TOG
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 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)
The company is confident it will turn to profitability by 4Q15, driven by Thailand Com Mart exhibition before yearend. (Thun Hoon, 5/11/15)
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
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
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 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 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)
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
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 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 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 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 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)
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 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.
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)
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!
Buy(s) THB 10 mn
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.