AMATA sets target land sales of 1,000 rai in 2016. It is negotiating with a foreign customer and hopes to finish the deal in 2H16. (Khao Hoon, 24/02/16)
Comment: This implies a 20% revenue growth for AMATA this year.
ARROW is confident that revenue in 2016 will reach Bt1.4bn supported by more order, an increase in market share to 65% and expansion of factory and machinery. (Khao Hoon, 24/02/16)
Comment: What property slowdown? As long as the number of buildings continue to increase then ARROW is in good shape. A consistent grower over the past few years.
BIG reported net profit of Bt459mn, growth of 235%, on a gain in market share to over 50% and total revenue of Bt1.62bn. It targets revenue growth of no less than 10%, supported by expanding to high-end customers. It will pay a dividend of Bt0.6/share, XD on April 29. (Khao Hoon, 24/02/16)
Comment: I’ll be reading their notes to the financial statements w/ a lot of questions…
CHO reported profit in 2015 of Bt35mn, less than last year. This was due to a fall in total revenue and impact from the cancellation of the NGV bus. The board approved a stock dividend in the ratio 10 old shares for 1 new share, XD on April 27. It targets revenue growth of 5-10% in 2016. (Khao Hoon, 24/02/16)
Comment: Stock divvy’s are never liked by this market…
AMATA expects 4Q15 revenue to be healthy even though it cannot reach the target of selling 1000 rai of land this year. It has sold only 493 rai of land in 9 months. (Thun Hoon, 27/11/15)
Comment: It’s the usual cycle for industrial estates in Thailand.
AOT expects 4Q15 profit of at least Bt3.2bn (51% growth). It expects revenue for the whole of this year to be Bt17bn backed by peak season. (Thun Hoon, 27/11/15)
BMCL expects the cabinet to approve the M&A with BECL on December 8. (Khao Hoon, 27/11/15)
CHO expects to gain revenue from an 11-year project. Next year it will focus on maintenance services and expects to get a project worth Bt400mn. (Thun Hoon, 27/11/15)
Comment: If it is similar to their Tesco contract then its a steady cash flow generator for the firm
Buy(s) THB 303mn
- EARTH – Rather odd trading activities yet again by this company.
- BDMS- Perhaps he has nothing else to do with his funds other than constantly repurchasing shares in BDMS and BA – then again isn’t this a +ve?
Sell(s) THB 542
- AMATA – Quite the huge block sale by the founder, THB 300 mn, wonder who bought it? And why would he sell such a sizeable stake?
- EARTH – See above
Vietnam government has approved AMATA investment in Amata City Long Thanh, valued at US$258mn. It expects this to open in 2017 and attract US$500mn in foreign investment intially. Management expects Chinese companies to set up plants in this industrial estate, with value reaching US$4bn within ten years. (Thun Hoon, 27/08/15)
Comment: Vietnam has a few things going for it in terms of FDI, American guilt from the war, China looking to control its southern “younger” brother, Korea and Japan looking for a cheaper manufacturing base.
CPF has budgeted Bt10bn for treasure stock of about 5.17% of its shares. It expects 2015 revenue to grow 10% from 2014’s Bt426bn aided by high orders from home and abroad. (Thun Hoon, 27/08/15)
Comment: Boom, another sharebuyback, and why? Simple its holding’s in CPALL effectively mean you’re buying CPF’s business for free
CSS expects stable growth in 2H15 thanks to the telecom business. It expects 2015 revenue of Bt4.8-5bn (20-25% growth). It has opened new offices and a warehouse, preparing for business expansion. (Khao Hoon, 27/08/15)
Comment: Digital economy beneficiary?
GCAP is looking for a business partner, expects to conclude a deal by the end of this year. It expects to get a nano-finance license soon and expects to lend in 2H15. It targets 2015 loans of Bt900mn with revenue close to last year’s Bt186.22mn. (Thun Hoon, 27/08/15)