BEAUTY targets 2016 revenue of Bt2.1bn, up 20% on the back of opening new branches at home and abroad, launching new products, and a focus on the online market. It expects 2015 revenue to be above Bt1.7bn. (Khao Hoon, 01/02/16)
Comment: And they still keep growing and growing! *continue to smack head against the wall*
BCP has budgeted bt10bn to invest in power businesses which it expects will support its growth. It expects to complete a deal by next week. (Khao Hoon, 01/02/16)
CBG revised down its marketing budget from Bt500mn to Bt300-400mn because consumer purchasing power has not recovered. It plans to waiting for government stimulus measures, hoping this will inject money into the economy, especially grass roots. (Post Today, 01/02/16)
Comment: We do wonder aloud…will their multi brand multi product approach work? I have yet to see an independent Thai consumer company be very successful at this
IEC signed contract with 8 clients to sell thermoplastics valued at Bt130mn. It plans to increase its capacity by 2Q16. It is confident its shareholders will okay a capital increase. It expects funding of Bt498mn. (Khao Hoon, 01/02/16)
Comment: Urgh…this company…watch the volume traded, the moment it begins to pick up, then just join the punters..
AP and Mitsubishi launched Life Pinklao project, valued at Bt3.1bn on Nov 21. It expects this to achieve presales of 40% by this year. It expects this to support demand for premium condo in this location. (Khao Hoon, 09/12/15)
BEAUTY expects 4Q15 earnings to peak on seasonality and large orders. It expects 2015 revenue to grow 20% from 2014’s Bt1.38bn thanks to a broader customer base both local and overseas. Management plans to introduce a new business plan in January 2016. (Thun Hoon, 09/12/15)
Comment: And they continue to buck the trend by posting great SSSG numbers
BECL/BMCL The cabinet has approved the amalgamation of BECL and BMCL with a new ticker, BEM. BECL will hold a joint shareholder meeting (BECL-BMCL) on Dec 28. Trading in BECL and BMCL shares will be suspended from Dec 21-30. (Thun Hoon, 09/12/15)
Comment: I am absolutely curious to see if BEM will become a must have investment for institutional investors, it just sounds right.
CBG is talking to a prospective partner in Indonesia which it expects to finalize in 1Q16. It expects this to increase its exports. It expects 2015 net profit to mark a new high backed by numerous orders. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10% from this year. (Thun Hoon, 09/12/15)
Comment: We’ve heard this story before….ICHI, SAPPE, “we’re expanding to indonesia and growth will be amazeballs” Neither of the two have exactly panned out just yet, such things take years of development and marketing
CK bids lowest for Bt23.4bn dual-track project (Jira – Khon Kaen). It expects to sign the contract with the SRT this year, as well as the Chachoengsao – Kang Koi dual-track project. It expects the SRT to ask approval from the cabinet on Dec 15. (Khao Hoon, 09/12/15)
Comment: They are carving up the pie nicely, first STEC, now CK, so now its either ITD or UNIQ that wins the next project
AOT says there is no impact from the Chinese yuan depreciation. Growth in Chinese tourist was 10-14% for eight months. (Post Today, 13/08/15)
Comment: For once, I concur with this government enterprise.
ARROW reported 2Q15 earnings of Bt56mn (+92%YoY). It plans to pay an interim dividend of Bt0.15/share, XD on Aug 21. It targets 2015 revenue growth of 20%. (Khao Hoon, 13/08/15)
Comment: And somehow this little company continues to rack up decent earnings growth inspite of the overall economic situation.
BBL sees Chinese corporations becoming some of its major Vietnam customers after seeing greater direct investment activities by them. It targets 2015 Vietnam loan growth of 14% after it achieving 7-8% in 1H15. (Thun Hoon, 13/08/15)
Comment: Perhaps more of a regional play at the moment, without a doubt the Chinese are the largest investors in Vietnam
BIG reported 2Q15 earnings of Bt70.8mn. It expects revenue and net profit to grow steadily. It plans to launch a marketing campaign to boost sales. It is confident 2015 revenue will achieve its target growth of 10%. (Khao Hoon, 13/08/15)
Comment: Well its a camera retail co, just depends upon how large you believe the market is for them
There’ll be the usual annual rebalancing in the SET Indices names this week, the official changes are:
Additions: BA, BMCL, CBG, ITD, SAWAD, TPIPL, WHA, THCOM
Deletions: BAY, BIGC, BJC, HEMRAJ, KTIS, SCCC, SPALI, VGI
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
Additions: ASP, CPF, HANA, PS
AQ reported 1Q15 earnings of Bt37.3mn (+378% YoY) from 1Q14’s Bt7.8mn. Management says performance will turn around this year. It will launch nine projects: single house, townhouse, and condominiums, with total value of over Bt8bn. It expects sales of Bt2.5bn. (Thun Hoon, 19/05/15)
Comment: AQ’s stock price has already valued in all of its potential earnings and revenues.
BSM to introduce new product expected to add 20% to revenue. It expects its business to continue to grow in the second half of the year. 3Q15 earnings may hit a record high due to government projects. BSM plans to expand its international market to 25%. (Thun Hoon, 19/05/15)
1Q15 earnings surged 40% with revenue growing 20%, benefitting from increasing international sales and decreasing interest expense. 2Q15 earnings are expect to also rise. It plans to invest Bt600mn to increase capacity and DC. (Thun Hoon, 19/05/15)
Comment: It’s been on a cost cutting basis that CBG has been able to grow this strongly.
CPF announced 1Q15 profit of Bt2.96bn (44% growth). It plans to increase investment in Cambodia after its shareholders approved a raise in stake from 25% to 100%. The deal is expected to finalize in 2Q15. (Khao Hoon, 19/05/15)
Comment: Quite interesting to see that THB 2 bn of profits came from trading CPALL and TRUE and another THB 1 bn came from sales of land, thus in reality they lost THB 1 bn