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Stocks in the news (bay, bsm, ci, forth, lph, nyt, planb, sawad, sgp, siri, spa, tapac, thani, ticon, vibha) 16.09.16

BAY
BAY expects 2016 auto leases to reach Bt133bn. It has raised its loan target to Bt279bn after expanding its services to the eastern part of the country. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
Comment: The moment that BAY increases the free float i wouldn’t be surprised to see the stock price increase based purely upon fund flow
 
BSM
BSM expects 2H16 earnings growth to be outstanding after 1H16 profit of Bt0.97mn. It expects to focus on high margin products and launch new products. It is confident that 2016 revenue will hit its target of Bt700mn, growth of 20%. It plans to sign a contract for work in Papua New Guinea worth Bt100mn in 4Q16. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
CI
CI expects 4Q16 to be outstanding due to booking revenue from the sale of assets and high season. It expects 2016 revenue to reach its target of Bt3bn, supported by booking revenue from more projects and launching a new project worth Bt2.91bn. This will increase its backlog from more than Bt2bn. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
Comment: If you compare CI today versus where it was 5 years ago you’d be impressed by their ability to become a property company with relatively consistent earnigns
 
FORTH
FORTH expects to bid for a government project worth Bt1bn and expects to get the job. It maintains its 2016 revenue target at Bt5.8bn, supported by more orders and its subsidiary. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
LPH
LPH has switched to long-term lease of Decha Hospital from an outright purchase. The lease will extend 20 years and a decision is expected this month. It expects 3Q16 revenue growth of 10%, giving 2016 revenue growth of 10-15%. It plans to buy two hospitals. (Kao Hoon , 16/09/16)
NYT
NYT is negotiating with a foreign partner to do a port in Indonesia to support auto production and plans to add a warehouse on 80 rai to generate income. It plans to increase investment in the C0 port to 29% from 20%. It expects 2016 profit to record a new high, supported by increasing auto exports. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
Comment: The monopoly expands

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Stocks in the news (aav, bay, bigc, centel, ck, com7, cpf, cwt, gold, ichi, ocean, uwc) 09.09.16

AAV
AAV expects 3Q16 to grow 20%, driven by Chinese tourists. It plans to open four more routes after already adding 10 routes this year. It is ready for the AOC assessment on Sept 12. (Thun Hoon, 7/9/16)
Comment: A discussion with the founder, T.F., indicates that he’d like to take back all of the Air Asia’s that aren’t fully under his control. I wonder what the outcome shall be for Air Asia Thailand
 
BAY
BAY goes for home loans with interest rates of 4-5% for seven years. It targets new home loans to grow from Bt52bn to Bt65bn and limited NPLs at 2.5-2.6%. (Khao Hoon, 9/9/16)
Comment: This is an amazing movement, don’t be surprised to see more and more clients shift to BAY
 
BIGC
BIGC to renovate Mahachai branch for Bt100mn. It plans to expand the area by 15,920 square meters. (Khao Hoon, 9/9/16)
CENTEL
CENTEL expects to perform well in 2H16, driven by its food business. It plans to expand its business abroad and buy a hotel in Dubai. (Thun Hoon, 7/9/16)
CK
CK increases revenue target to Bt44-45bn from Bt35-38bn. It plans to bid in the Bt200bn government project bids, lifting its backlog above Bt100bn. It says 2016 earnings will be better than 2015. (Thun Hoon, 7/9/16)
COM7
COM7 expects iPhone7 to boost sales. The iPhones will be available at stores around October this year. (Khao Hoon, 9/9/16)
Comment: It had a little pop pre the iPhone7 announcement but the market just took it down with everything else.

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Stocks in the news (bay, bjchi, com7, delta, drt, eason, hmpro, kbs, modern, ndr, nwr, pttep, richy, scc, scn, sgp, super, tpch, tpipl, true) 27.04.16

BAY
BAY expects auto loans to grow 3% to Bt262bn despite a slowdown in new loans. It is looking for a partner to expand into loans for used cars. (Thun Hoon, 27/04/16)
Comment: I can see BAY actually taking away market share from TCAP in this. 
BJCHI
BJCHI will pay dividend of Bt0.5/share, payment on May 19. It took part in Bt6.5bn in bids, and expects the results to be announced in 2Q16. (Thun Hoon, 27/04/16)
COM7
COM7 signed a contract with TRUE to operate 166 True shops in BIGC and Tesco. It expects 2016 revenue to hit Bt17bn with net margin of 3%. (Khao Hoon, 27/04/16)
Comment: New iphone, new macbook, and now a new deal. I’m banging my head against the wall.
DELTA
DELTA reported 1Q16 earnings of Bt1.25bn (+19%) because of lower sales in embedded power supplies and higher expense. (Khao Hoon, 27/04/16)
Comment: It appears that nearly every electronics manufacturing company in the region will have rather weak growth for the foreseeable future

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Stocks in the news (auct, bay, css, ea, genco, global, polar, samco, smt, syntec, tcmc, uac, vgi) 28.01.16

AUCT
AUCT expects used car tent market to be good. It expects 20% growth in used cars to be put up for auction after the new tax structure has raised selling prices. It expects to be win the auction management contract for the public sector after its successful 4G spectrum auction. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10%. It plans to add property to its auctions. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)
Comment: It would be interesting to see how far they can take the auction business into other segments, but their bread and butter is still the auctioning of cars and bikes
BAY
BAY acquired HKL, top micro finance company in Cambodia for Bt16bn. It expects this to support its expansion in CLMV, focusing on personal loans and microfinance. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)
Comment: Now this is an interesting development….why can’t Thai companies be more present in the region?
CCET
Taiwanese investors are interested in investing in CCET, planning to increase its capacity. They expect CCET to be their #1 supplier. It plans to focus on high margin products. It expects 2015 net profit to mark a record high backed by seasonality and the baht depreciation in 4Q15 earnings. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)
CSS
CSS expects 1Q16 earnings to be good despite no new projects. It expects to recognize income from Bt400-500mn in backlog. It expects 2Q16 to bring in projects from TRUE and ADVANC. It is interested in investing in alternative energy to diversify risk and increase revenue. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)

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Stocks in the news (bay, bkd, bwg, cpl, drt, genco, gpsc, ktb, nch, sawad, scc, seafco, sgp, svi, thai, thcom, tpipl, vgi) 22.07.15

BAY
BAY revised down loan growth from 7-9% to 4-6% (excluding loans transferred from BTMU) in response to the slow economy. It reported 2Q15 earnings of Bt4.4bn (+25.9%YoY), 1H15 profit was Bt8.8bn. (Thun Hoon, 22/07/15)
Comment: BAY is a special case within the financial sector with its new shareholder driving new loans from Japanese Corporates.

BKD
BKD targets 2015 revenue growth of 60% from 2014’s revenue of Bt906mn with 10% net margin backed by numerous orders. 2Q15 profit is expected to be good. (Thun Hoon, 22/07/15)

BWG
BWG plans to build a 9.4MW power plant that will use industrial waste as fuel in Saraburi. It expects startup in this plant in 2016. (Khao Hoon, 22/07/15)

CPL
CPL has budgeted Bt100mn to do a JV with a Hong Kong company by set up Integrated Leather Network Co., Ltd to act as DC. It expects to broaden customer base in China, ASEAN and Southeast Asia via this company. (Thun Hoon, 22/07/15)

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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

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

SET Semi-annual Index Changes

There’ll be the usual annual rebalancing in the SET Indices names this week, the official changes are:

SET50

Additions: BA, BMCL, CBG, ITD, SAWAD, TPIPL, WHA, THCOM

Deletions: BAY, BIGC, BJC, HEMRAJ, KTIS, SCCC, SPALI, VGI

SET 100

Additions: ASP, BA, BEAUTY, CBG, CKP, LHBANK, MONO, RS, S, SAPPE, U, UNIQ, WHA

Deletions: BAY, BCH, BIGC, BJC, IFEC, KTIS, MEGA, NOK, PTG, SCCC, SIM, STA, THREL

SETHD Index

Additions: ASP, CPF, HANA, PS

Stocks in the news (aot, bay, bjchi, ifec, irpc, itd, jas, kbs, ml, noble, tgci, trt, tse, vgi) 29.04.15

AOT
Don Mueang commercial area in Terminal 2 up for bid – AOT plans to open bidding for the commercial area in Terminal 2 at Don Mueang airport. (Khao Hoon, 29/04/15)

BAY
7-9% loan growth this year – Bank of Ayudhya (BAY), Thailand’s fifth largest bank by assets, expects loan growth of 7-9% this year, primarily from corporate lending, while intending to cap its nonperforming loans (NPLs) at less than 2.5%. President and chief executive Noriaki Goto said the main sources of loan growth would come from the corporate sector, but BAY would be cautious on expanding its retail loan portfolio. (Bangkok Post, 29/04/15)

BJCHI
BJCHI’s shareholders approve cash dividend of Bt0.25/share and stock dividend at 4 existing shares to 1 stock dividend. Payment is on May 26. The company will split par from Bt1/share to Bt0.25/share to gain greater trading liquidity. This year it expects 15% revenue growth and believes it is positioned to get Bt12bn in projects with high potential. (Than Hoon, 29/04/15)
Comment: I generally don’t care more for stock dividends in the thai market because of the way retail investors react. BJCHI still is a decent company despite what is happening with oil prices.

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Stocks in the news (abc, bay, cho, ck, dcc, ea, eforl, egco, epco, erw, ichi, ktc, mcot, mtls, pylon, sawad, scp, siam) 23.04.15

ABC
ABC expects shareholder approval to increase capital and list ABC-W2. The company hopes to use the capital to expand its property business. It has land of over 4,000 rai in Hua Hin. It is ready to push M-Commerce business to be its main source of revenue in the future. (ThunHoon, 23/04/15)
Comment: So this IT company that had big plans to be a massive ecommerce platform has now decided it shall go into property in as well, I can see the synergies here, selling property via ecommerce! C’mon people you gotta believe!

BAY
BAY sets up shop in Yangon, Myanmar in order to support clients in large and SME business via a joint venture with BTMU. (Khao Hoon, 23/04/15)
Comment: With the Japanese running the shop now, I am not surprised to see this expansion into Myanmar

CHO
Joins e-bidding to provide 489 NGV buses for BMTA. Its bid is the lowest, but the BMTA is unable to make a final decision because it needs to first negotiate the maintenance fees with bidders.(Khao Hoon, 23/04/2015)

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FTSE index rebalance

There was a FTSE index re-balancing that occurred on Friday, here’s the breakdown:

  • Large cap inclusion: TRUE (from mid cap); exclusion: BAY.
  • Mid cap inclusion: none; exclusion: TRUE (from large cap).
  • Small cap inclusion: CK, BMCL, SUPER, GUNKUL, GFPT, TICON, CHG, CKP, KCE; exclusion: CPNRF, SUC.
  • All-world inclusion: none; exclusion: BAY.
  • All-Cap (LMS) inclusion: CK, BMCL, SUPER, GUNKUL, GFPT, TICON, CHG, CKP, KCE; exclusion: BAY, CPNRF, and SUC.