AMATA expects 2016 land sales to hit target of 1,000 rai. It has land of 1,000 rai to support investment. It is confident that total revenue will grow no less than 5% supported by its backlog of more than Bt1.3bn. (Thun Hoon, 02/09/16)
BANPU plans to COD 118MW this year, with full year capacity of more than 2000MW. Recently, it worked with twelve universities to install solar roofs. It expects 2016 revenue to reach target of Bt120bn backed by coal price recovery. (Thun Hoon, 02/09/16)
BIG expects 2H16 profit of more than Bt560mn, increasing 200% YoY, supported by introduction of a new mirrorless camera and a Big Pro Days event to raise sales. (Kao Hoon, 02/09/16)
Comment: Looking forward for next year, if they can’t expand their network then growth numbers may drop to single digits
BKD plans to book extra item of Bt400mn from sale of land in 2Q17 after the board approved the sale of 19 rai at Krungthepkritha for Bt487mn. If the company does not reinvest the money, it will use it to pay a dividend. (Kao Hoon, 02/09/16)
Comment: Well if they pay out the entire proceeds from the land sale then it would be more than a 10% special dividend
DCON expects 4Q16 to be peak supported by more orders and booking revenue from the sale of land. It is confident that 2016 revenue will be better than last year. It expects 2016 revenue of no less than Bt1.1bn. It plans to expand production lines and list a subsidiary in 2018. (Thun Hoon, 02/09/16)
EKH expects 2016 revenue and profit to be a new high. It expects revenue growth of 15% backed by more patients and expects 2H16 earnings to grow more than 1H16 due to high season. It expects 3Q16 earnings to be a new high. It plans to build a new pediatric center next year. (Kao Hoon, 02/09/16)
ARROW expects 3Q16 earnings to grow supported by large orders, especially Suvarnabhumi phase 2 project from ILINK and ITD. It expects to get work on the MRT Green Line, with finalization by the end of this year. It expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt1.4bn. ( Khao Hoon, 30/08/16)
Comment: Perhaps we should just close our eyes and buy this given its continuous performance
BIG is budgeting Bt10mn to hold the 10th Big Camera Big Pro days. It expects this to push its 3Q16 revenue up above Bt5bn and expects net profit to mark a record high. (Thun Hoon, 30/08/16)
EPG expects 2QFY16 to be good brought by numerous orders. It expects FY2016 revenue to reach Bt11bn. It expects to complete 1-2 M&A transactions by the end of this year. It plans to hold a roadshow abroad to attract foreign investors. (Khao Hoon, 30/08/16)
Comment: And they continue to grow!
GL partners with True Money. GL is forecasting a major boost to its already flourishing business in Cambodia through a new partnership with True Money, a mobile-payment subsidiary of True Corp in Thailand, that will significantly increase the sales of GL’s financial services via True Money’s extensive network of about 5,000 agents spread out nationwide in Cambodia. (Newscenter Local Press Release, 29/08/16)
Comment: That’s a clever move by both parties. GL still has its monopoly in Cambodia for motorcycle leasing for another 3-4 years and barring a crash in that economy they’ll continue to dominate, the question is only how much are you willing to pay for this
AAV’s load factor was a high 85% in 1H16. Fares are also rising and jet fuel prices falling. It plans to open new routes in 2H16. It wants to cooperate with AOT to develop Don Mueang Phase 3 which will increase capacity to 40mn/year from 30mn/year. (Thun Hoon, 23/08/16)
Comment: I do wonder if they can get their own terminal like in KL
AMATA target 2016 revenue growth of 5% and the sale of 1,000 rai of land. It is studying an investment in an industrial estate in Myanmar, with some decision expected by the end of the year. (Kao Hoon, 23/08/16)
AMATAV expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt1.4bn due to sale of land and good facilities rental and services business. It will book revenue from the sale of 193.75 rai at end-2016. (Kao Hoon, 23/08/16)
Comment: They are up against a rather big player in KBC (vietnamese co) and given that this is AMATA, I doubt they’ll be as good as they should be.
AP is confident presales will achieve target of Bt31bn. It plans to launch three projects worth Bt16bn to stimulate sales in 2H16. It expects revenue of Bt23.7bn and has backlog of Bt12.8bn. (Thun Hoon, 23/08/16)
official opening of Sriratch expressway, Bangkok outer ring road. BEM expects 97,000 vehicles per day in the first year. It expects average revenue in Sep-Dec 2016 of Bt145mn per month and 2017 revenue of Bt1.8bn . (Kao Hoon, 23/08/16)
BIG plans two big events in 2H16 to support sales. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow more than 20%. It plans to add 4-5 Wonder Photo Shop branches this year. (Kao Hoon, 23/08/16)
Comment: A quick walk past their shop during the week shows that their Photo Shops are bustling with business.
AMATA is studying invest in a solar roof to be installed on AMATA Summit ready-built roofs and expects to make a decision this year. It targets 2016 revenue growth of 20%. It plans to open an industrial estate in Myanmar which will focus on customers in India, Bangladesh and China. (Thun Hoon, 0 9/08/16)
BIG reported 1H16 profit of Bt419mn or up 192% supported by more revenue. It expects 2H16 to continue to grow due to high season. It plans to launch two big events at the end of the year to support sales and expects revenue and profit to record a new high . (Khao Hoon, 09/08/16)
Comment: Still great growth on a YoY basis but it dropped rather sharply QoQ. So how will analysts value this? Are we going to see more magical PEG numbers
BIZ expects 3Q16 revenue growth of more than 20% QoQ and is maintaining its 2016 revenue target growth of 50-60% YoY supported by its backlog of Bt566mn, of which will book 60% this year. It expects to get revenue of more than Bt300mn from bidding for hospital job, both government and private, and expects to know the results in 2H16. (Khao Hoon, 09/08/16)
EPG expects 1QFY16 profit to be a new high of Bt385mn, surging 60% supported by insulated rubber and automotive parts business growth. It will report earnings on Aug 15. (Khao Hoon, 09/08/16)
Comment: Their ability to continue this growth has been impressive. One day they are hoping that the entire car will be made out of some form of plastics because then EPG will effectively become an indirect car manufacturer.
continues to bid for government communication projects. It is maintaining its 2016 revenue target of Bt5.8bn supported by its subsidiary and more orders. (Thun Hoon, 09/08/16)
AP expects 2H16 earnings to be good supported by first time booking revenue from JV with Japanese partner. It expects revenue from the JV to increase in 2017. It plans to launch 13 new projects worth Bt25bn in 2H16, which will help it meet its presales target of Bt31bn. (Thun Hoon, 22/07/16)
BIG expects 2H16 to be outstanding due to high season and two big fairs. It plans to add four branches by the end of 2016. (Thun Hoon, 22/07/16)
Comment: This has been a learning lesson for us, let the market take this company up despite that fact that you can run any DCF even with high growth #’s and not attain the valuation that it’s trading at today. PEG Ratios…gotta love ’em…
EGCO has booked more revenue from new tariff for the geothermal power plant in Indonesia which has capacity of 227MW. It has set a 2016 investment budget of Bt22bn to acquire power plants. (Thun Hoon, 22/07/16)
MACO expects 2H16 to be better than first half supported by new mass transit lines and high season. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow more than 15%. (Thun Hoon, 22/07/16)
OCEAN expects 2016 revenue to grow and turn to profit. It will focus on expanding its business abroad. It expects cost to decrease more than 50% in 2017 after opening its own showroom and installing solar panels. (Khao Hoon, 22/07/16)
Comment: What is this water company doing with solar panels? Solar powered water showers?
AP expects 2Q16 earnings to continue to grow, supported by its transfers. It expects 2016 revenue will hit target at Bt23.7bn supported by backlog of Bt12.9bn and the launch of 13 new projects. (Thun Hoon, 05/07/16)
BIG has opened its “WONDER PHOTO SHOP”, its first outlet for printing photos from smartphones. This has received good response. It expects 2016 revenue growth of 15%. It expects the camera market to continue to grow in 2H16. (Kao Hoon, 05/07/16)
Comment: Knowing how the consumer market works here, this may be incredibly popular for 12-18 months and then die off
CGD bought a school in UK for Bt848mn. It expects to book revenue of £600bn in 2H16. (Kao Hoon, 05/07/16)
CMO unveils new business strategy – CMO is marking its 30th anniversary by focusing more on tourism and its entertainment-and lifestyle-related business on top of its core eventmanagement operation as it aims to achieve a revenue target of Bt2 billion within two years. (The Nation, 05/07/16)
COM7 expects 1H16 earnings to be strong supported by the launch of “iPhone SE”. It expects 2016 revenue of Bt17bn. It plans to open 100,000 numbers within one year. (Kao Hoon, 05/07/16)
Comment: And we have the iPhone 7 coming!
BIG is confident that 2016 revenue will surpass its 10% growth target thanks to an expansion of 15-20% in the camera market. It expects to maintain gross margin above 32%. It expects printing from smartphones will support earnings in the future. (Thun Hoon, 22/06/16)
Comment: As evidenced by 1Q numbers, they will far surpass 2015 revenues
CPF expects 2Q16 net profit of Bt4.1bn or growth of 37.5% and revenue of Bt115.68bn, growth of 11.57%, supported by rising meat prices. (Kao Hoon, 22/06/16)
Comment: The turnaround in shrimp prices and effectively every other soft commodity price has helped CPF
Interlink Group was awarded an AOT job to build infrastructure for Suvarnabhumi Airport Phase ll after turning in the lowest bid of Bt1.98bn. ILINK will work on power station and underground electric lines worth Bt1bn. (Kao Hoon, 22/06/16)
Comment: A positive surprise for ILINK, this wasn’t many analysts radars
JAS will pay an interim dividend of Bt0.15/share, XD on July 4 and payment date on July 20. (Thun Hoon, 22/06/16)
RICHY got a good response to two condominium projects with presales at Bt1.6bn at the end of 2Q16. This will lift its backlog to over Bt2bn. It is confident that 2016 revenue will reach Bt1bn as planned. (Thun Hoon, 22/06/16)
BIG expects 2Q16 earnings to be good with high margin of 32.4% backed by the mirrorless camera. It plans to open shops to provide photo printing in June, which will boost its net profit. (Thun Hoon, 27/05/16)
Comment: Their YoY growth numbers do look fantastic, the question then becomes, is it sustainable? What product can they push next to continue this growth or is there a natural limitation before the market becomes saturated.
BJC plans to increase its registered capital and issue debentures to refinance loans and repay bank creditors after acquiring BIGC . (The Nation, 27/05/16)
Comment: Boom massive recap, more info to come
BKD plans to sell 20 rai of Krungthep Kreetha land. A listed company offered Bt600mn but it is holding out for a price of above Bt700mn as a road is coming that will provide access. (Khao Hoon, 27/05/16)
CI expects 1H16 earnings to be good thanks to property stimulus measures. It expects 2016 revenue of Bt3.15bn backed by transfers and Bt3.4bn in new projects. It expects this to increase its backlog from Bt3bn, covering revenue through 2018. (Thun Hoon, 27/05/16)
EPG expects to report FY2016 earnings today. It expects net profit to be higher than Bt1.5bn, 140% growth, backed by large orders for every business. (Khao Hoon, 27/05/16)
BEM expects to open MRT Purple Line on Aug 6. It expects this to increase 2016 revenue growth to 15% as it will book Bt500mn/quarter as operating revenue. It expects 60,000 passengers/day. (Khao Hoon, 11/05/16)
BIG reported 1Q16 earnings of Bt234mn (221% growth) thanks to the boom in digital cameras. It expects revenue and net profit to mark a record high this year. It targets its market share to hit 65% at the end of 2016. (Khao Hoon, 11/05/16)
Comment: Blow out earnings, ignore the fact that its already trading near a market cap of THB 12 bn, retail, research, prop, everyone is loving this.
Central Group sells BIGC – Central Group yesterday confirmed it had sold its remaining 25% stake in Big C Supercenter to TCC Group, a holding company owned by tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi. (The Nation 11/05/16)
GCAP is beginning to offer nano-finance. It expects this to support its performance in 2H16. It expects loans to grow 50% to Bt400mn. It targets nano-finance loans of Bt20mn this year. It targets 2016 revenue to increase 10-15%. It expects to control NPLs to be under 12%. (Thun Hoon, 11/05/16)
Comment: We aren’t quite confident in their ability to grow given that the target customer are farmers…
GFPT reported 1Q16 net profit of Bt275mn, up 25.99% because of higher revenue and revenue from investment in associates (McKey and GFN). (Khao Hoon, 11/05/16)
Comment: Subs led the way, rev growth was meh, margins in line, where is this increase in chicken price?
AOT has revised up its five-year investment plan from Bt140bn to Bt170bn. It expects nonaeronautical revenue to comprise 50% within three years. (Thun Hoon, 29/04/16)
NBTC seeks more info from BBL on Jas’s failure to pay licence upfront fee – THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission will ask for more information from BBL regarding Jas Mobile Broadband’s failure to pay the initial upfront fee for its 900MHz license by the March 21 deadline. (The Nation, 29/04/16)
Comment: As if BBL really has to say anything…the NBTC is just trying to cover their ar$es for cocking up the auction
BH targets 2016 revenue growth of 8-10% from last year’s Bt17.9bn. It expects growth rate to be lower than 12% for 2011-2015 because of the economic slowdown. (Post Today, 29/04/16)
Comment: One interesting tidbit that I learnt was that the medical inflation in Thailand is one of the highest globally @ ~15% p.a.
BIG will pay a dividend of Bt0.06/share, paid on May 23. It expects 2016 revenue and net profit to be good. It plans to focus on the high-end market. It targets market share of 65% this year and 70% in 2017. (Thun Hoon, 29/04/16)
CK targets 2016 backlog to hit Bt200bn from Bt83bn. It says this will cover revenue for 3-4 years. It plans to take part in Bt480bn in bids, and get 20-25% to add to backlog. It will sign a contract with a Bt21.2bn project. It targets 2016 revenue of 38-40bn. (Thun Hoon, 29/04/16)
Comment: Slight delays in this government infrastructure spending isn’t exactly a negative for the larger contractors like CK, it gives them time and the capacity to bid for more and more projects that they may have not otherwise received if everything was released at one go..