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Stocks in the news (acap, centel, chow, demco, epco, epg, ifec, jas, lh, ncl, nncl, plat, prin, rs, spali) 21.09.16

ACAP
ACAP raising loan target to Bt3.5bn from Bt2bn. There is progress in its plan to expand abroad and it expects to wind up a deal with two partners in Cambodia. It plans to issue a debenture worth Bt1bn with interest rate at 5.6%. The call center business continues to grow. (Thun Hoon, 21/09/16)
CENTEL
CENTEL expects 4Q16 to be good, supported by high season. It expects 2016 earnings to grow in line with growth in tourism. Recently, it agreed to join with PTT to study placing a hotel in service stations. (Thun Hoon, 21/09/16)
CHOW
CHOW expects 3Q16 earnings to be good and lead to growth in 2016 revenue and profit. It has Bt3.36bn in loans from EXIM Bank to invest in a 70MW solar farm in Japan. It plans to list CHOW Energy on mai this year. (Kao Hoon, 21/09/16)
Comment: Quite the development but not a surprise given their strategy 
 
DEMCO
DEMCO won EGAT project worth Bt1bn which will expand its backlog to Bt8bn. It plans to bid for another new job. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 15% from last year supported by more jobs waiting to be booked. (Thun Hoon, 21/09/16)
Comment: Question is still how much more money will they lose from fixing those wind turbines? A gambling man may be willing to take a bet that 3Q could actually show a profit for the first time this year.

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Stocks in the news (age, anan, banpu, bm, chow, com7, gl, ihl, ktis, pdg, sst, tfg, tm, trc, twpc, twz) 08.09.16

AGE
AGE has orders of more than 300K tons from China. It expects export portion to rise to over 20%. It plans to increase coal sales to 200K tons, with service revenue rising to Bt300mn. (Thun Hoon, 08/09/16)
ANAN
ANAN expects 2H16 earnings to be better than first half supported by backlog of Bt38.5bn, of which more than Bt8.39bn will be booked in 2H16. It plans to open eight new projects with a total value of Bt19bn. It reports presales of Bt10.3bn in the first eight months of the year. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
Comment: Next year is supposedly their “harvest” year as they call it.
 
BANPU
BANPU got funds of Bt5bn from the conversion of 993mn units of BANPU-W3. It will set the rights ratio and offer price for the BPP IPO on Sep 26. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
BM
BM cuts 2016 target revenue growth to 10% from 20% in response to the economic slowdown. It is talking with a party in Myanmar to set up a factory. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
CHOW
CHOW expects to start commercial operations of a 5MW power plant in Japan, which will push 2016 capacity up to reach 28.5MW. It plans to invest in a solar farm in the Philippines. It expects a profit in 2016 thanks to growth in steel sales. It is confident that revenue will reach its target of Bt4bn and targets a doubling in steel sales to 140k tons. (Thun Hoon, 08/09/16)
COM7
COM7 expects 2H16 earnings to grow. It expects 4Q16 sales to be good due to high season and the launch of iPhone 7. It expects 2016 sales to be over Bt17bn. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
Comment: Well it had the little pop and now along with the rest of the market it’s falling.
 
GL
Group Lease strengthens ties with Sri Lankan financial group – SET-listed microfinance company Group Lease (GL) plans to collaborate further with Commercial Credit & Finance, a Sri Lankan financial group, to strengthen its microfinance businesses in Indonesia and Cambodia after GL acquired a microfinance company in Myanmar from a Commercial Credit shareholder. (The Nation, 08/09/16)
Comment: So they have Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar. 

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Stocks in the news (abc, aqua, atp30, banpu, chow, ck, color, cwt, ekh, epco, jsp, jwd, htc, ktc, max, ncl, sappe, solar, sr, tk, tkn, tsth, uac) 17.08.16

ABC
ABC is confident that 2016 will turn around and targets 2016 revenue of Bt2bn. It plans to launch Above Sukhumvit 39 project on Sep 9 and hold a grand opening for ABC World on Dec 12. (Kao Hoon, 17/08/16)
Comment: Will this condominium be sold via their online channels with pet stores and solar panels?
 
AQUA
AQUA reported 2Q16 profit of Bt92mn or growth of 38% YoY and 1H16 profit of Bt172mn. (Kao Hoon, 17/08/16)
ATP30
ATP30 expects to get Bt500mn in projects, with finalization in August. It expects this to increase revenue by 30%. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 15% to Bt300mn supported by large orders and cost control. (Thun Hoon, 17/08/16)
BANPU
BANPU has set its five year investment plan at US$557mn, with a focus on the power business. It expects net profit to return to the black this year with an EBITDA of US$500mn. It plans to implement cost control as well as improve production and logistics efficiency. It expects coal price to be better in 2H16 and for the coal business to contribute revenue of US$2.2bn. (Thun Hoon, 17/08/16)
CHOW
CHOW reported significant earnings growth in 1H16 backed by recovery in the steel industry and its Japan power plant. It expects 2016 revenue to be good brought by steel business and power business, of which 80MW is being constructed. (Thun Hoon, 17/08/16)

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Stocks in the news (cho, chow, cig, epg, fpi, ilink, kool, mcs, ncl, ps, samco, tog, tsr) 27.06.16

CHO
CHO expects to show net profit in 2Q16 from net loss of Bt9.12mn. It expects 2H16 earnings to be good backed by transfers and Bt652mn backlog. It expects 2016 revenue to achieve its target at 10%. It expects to get the Bt4mn NGV bus project, which will be announced in July. (Thun Hoon, 27/06/16)
CHOW
CHOW plans for subsidiary CE to submit filing to launch Bt380mn IPO and expects to trade in mai. It will use the funding to expand its power business at home and abroad. (Khao Hoon, 27/06/16)
Comment: They are continuing on their shift to more renewable energy projects
 
CIG
CIG has a deal with a foreign partner to launch a new product with expected revenue of Bt200mn. It expects 2016 revenue turn to positive from loss of Bt7.24mn last year. It is considering paying a dividend. It expects FY2016 revenue of over Bt1bn. It plans to increase revenue portion from exports to over 50%. (Thun Hoon, 27/06/15)
EPG
A Hong Kong fund is interested in EPG because of its strong fundamentals. It expects this to be clarified soon. It will gain from a weaker baht after the UK leaves the EU. (Thun Hoon, 27/06/15)
FPI
FPI expects 2Q16 earnings to be good boosted by large orders. It expects 2016 revenue to hit target growth of 10% after the auto sector bottomed out. It expects to run new machinery, which will increase its capacity by 15%. It will use the capacity to handle OEM orders. (Khao Hoon, 27/06/16)

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Stocks in the news (chow, ivl, lpn, pylon, scn, spcg, susco, takuni, ticon, tpbi, tsr, tta, uac) 16.06.26

CHOW
CHOW got EPC project from Primo energy for a 10MW solar farm. (FUKUI project, valued at Bt3bn.) (Khao Hoon, 16/06/16)
IVL
IVL plans to cooperate with Dhunseri, expects this to expand its PET market in India. It expects a decision to be finalized by 2016. It expects 2016 outlook to be good after its capacity reaches 9mn tons. It expects significant growth in 2016 net profit and revenue. (Thun Hoon, 16/06/16)
Comment: I’m looking forward to seeing what else they put in their 2Q16 numbers
 
LPN
LPN expects 2Q16 earnings to mark a record high. It expects 2H16 earnings to be better than 1H16 aided by Bt5bn in transfers and Bt5.8bn backlog. It expects 2016 sales to reach Bt17.6bn. It plans to launch 10-12 projects this year. (Khao Hoon, 16/06/16)
Comment: Well if 2Q is indeed the high, then it should be near THB 6 bn in revenues, otherwise they will have a tough time at matching last years revenue numbers 
 
PYLON
PYLON got a Bt150mn foundation project, expects to sign the contract soon. This raises its backlog to Bt750mn. It plans to take part in Bt2bn bids. It expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt1.2bn as targeted, backed by transfers. (Thun Hoon, 16/06/16)
SCN
SCN expects 2016 revenue to grow 40% thanks to higher demand for NGV. It is budgeting Bt1bn for business expansion. It expects a 5MW cooperative solar farm to start up by the end of this year. (Khao Hoon, 16/06/16)

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Stocks in the news (br, chow, daii, earth, epg, esso, gold, ihl, impact, ircp, lhk, s, samtel, uniq) 09.06.16

BR
BR expects 2016 revenue growth OF 10-15% supported by recovery in sales in 2H16. It plans to develop a new project to increase its margin. It expects to conclude a JV in Hong Kong in 1-2 months which is a key to expanding to Indonesia. (Thun Hoon, 09/06/16)
Comment: Cheap on valuations, so so on growth prospects
 
CHOW
CHOW sets 2016 revenue target growth at 50% to reach Bt4bn. It expects to sell 180k tons of steel, supported by government projects and higher price. It expects to start up a 30.5MW power plant by the end of this year and will list “CHOW Energy” on mai this year. (Kao Hoon, 09/06/16)
Comment: They have spent the last 12 months accumulating PPA’s in Thailand and solar power projects in Japan. Will be interesting to see the financial performance of those plants 
 
DAII
DAII has cut its 2016 revenue target growth to 10% from 15% as sales of construction materials has slowed. It expects to book an extra item from sale of land in 3Q16 which will push 2016 profit to grow more than last year. It plans to expand in Vietnam. (Kao Hoon, 09/06/16)
EARTH
EARTH expects 2Q16 earnings to be good supported by high season. It is certain that 2016 revenue will grow 10% from last year’s Bt17.1bn as it has a wider customer base. It expects to finish the deal for a solar farm in Europe this year. (Thun Hoon, 09/06/16)

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Stocks in the news (ait, bjc, chow, ck, dcorp, ea, forth, gpsc, lit, samco, sat, seafco, sgp, super, tmb) 03.06.16

AIT
AIT has backlog of Bt2.73bn, which it expects to realize in two years. It plans to bid for new jobs worth Bt18bn and expects to get at least 45-50%. It plans to expand its Data Center project with a partner with a budget of Bt800mn. It is negotiating with a partner to add new products in Cambodia and Laos. (Thun Hoon, 3/6/16)
Comment: It does look like the IT project sector his beinnng to show some life
BJC
BJC expects 2016 revenue growth of 300% supported by BIGC earnings. It expects to finish the rights offering and private placement in July-August. It plans funding of Bt80bn. (Kao Hoon, 3/6/16)
Comment: and a dilution of … ?
 
CHOW
CHOW reported 1Q16 profit growth 381.60% supported by steel business recovery and more orders. It is building a new 12MW facility in Japan and expects to be able to record revenue from at least 80MW. It has EPC backlog of ¥12bn. (Thun Hoon, 3/6/16)
Comment: perhaps one of the few companies to have made a proper concerted effort to shift from construction to alternatives
CK
CK expects to sign the Bt19.4bn contract to construct Sayaburi in 2Q16, lifting its backlog to Bt97bn. If BEM gets the Blue Line job, it expects to get a contract to build the rail network valued at Bt25bn. (Kao Hoon, 3/6/16)
DCORP
DCORP bought 40% in a solar power plant in the Philippines from two companies. The plant has capacity of 320MW. It expects to spend no more than US$15.36mn. It expects to finish the deal in July. It expects sustainable revenue and profit growth. (Thun Hoon, 3/6/16)
Comment: #s don’t quite add up if it only costs USD 15mn to buy a stake in a powerr plant that has 320MW in capacity

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Stocks in the news (acap, bafs, cfresh, chow, epg, irpc, jubile, kbank, loxley, lph, sam, tfg, tsr, twpc, uac, xo) 21.03.16

ACAP
ACAP expects 1Q16 net profit to back to black and stay there for the remainder of this year. It expects to wipe out retained losses this year. It expects to make a decision on the credit card business with foreign partners by mid-2016. (Khao Hoon, 21/03/16)
Comment: Given that the credit card business is already well and truly saturated in Bangkok, I don’t see how ACAP can make a dent in it.

BAFS
BAFS is budgeting Bt8bn to invest in an oil pipeline in the north, expects this to handle 14,000mn liters oil by 2019. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 11%. It targets fuel demand for aviation to grow 6-7%. It is considering investing in the resort business. (Thun Hoon, 21/03/16)
Comment: BAFS aim here is to effectively act as the owner and collect a fee from the amount of oil transported through the pipeline, an oil highway if you will.

CFRESH
CFRESH expects 2016 revenue to grow 10-15% brought by orders from the US and Japan. It expects gross margin to improve from last year to 13-14% after its customers in Europe increased orders. Its subsidiary abroad is having lower net losses after a business restructuring. (Thun Hoon, 21/03/16)

CHOW
CHOW expects the steel industry to recover because it got Bt1.6bn in orders. It expects to benefit from a 30% increase in steel price. It expects 80MW power business to contribute revenue of Bt1.2bn. (Thun Hoon, 21/03/16)
Comment: They’ve been incredibly active on the power front trying to buy plants and investing in Japan

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Stocks in the news (bjchi, chow, cpall, demco, mega, prin, ptg, sc, tacc, tvd, uac, true) 02.12.15

BJCHI
BJCHI expects 2016 revenue to grow 15%, backed by projects worth Bt5.2bn. It plans to join a new Bt40bn auction and expects to get projects worth of Bt6.5bn. (Thun Hoon, 3/12/15)
Comment: And yet despite the decrease in oil prices, they still can continue to grow, why? It’s a huge industry and Thailand is cost-competitive still versus Korea and China

CHOW
CHOW will increase its solar farm production next year to 100MW. It is negotiating with partners both in Thailand and abroad to invest in solar farms. (Bangkok Post, 3/12/15)
Comment: CHOW is still expanding continuously looking for projects here and abroad and unlike SUPER they actually have the capital to do so

CPALL
CPALL management fined for insider trading – CP All Plc chairman Korsak Chairasmisak, two vice-chairmen and the legal adviser to the company’s board have been fined a total of 33.33 million baht for insider trading for the CP All deal to buy Siam Makro Plc. (Bangkok Post, 3/12/15)
Comment: Posted already…

DEMCO
DEMCO expects to bid for government and private projects worth Bt10bn. (Thun Hoon, 3/12/15)
Comment: It’s been rather surprising to see very little from Demco’s management, next week’s opportunity day will be interesting.

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Stocks in the news (ah, bkd, chow, color, dcon, dna, fpi, jmart, ml, modern, ptg, sgp, tpoly, trc, trubb, utp) 30.11.15

AH
AH expects 2016 revenue growth of 5-10% thanks to new car models. It expects gross profit margin to be good when it implements cost control. It has budgeted Bt400mn to acquire a business next year. It has cash on hand of Bt800-1,000mn. (Khao Hoon, 30/11/15)
Comment: This has been a dog of stock for the past few …… actually the past 10 years.

BKD
BKD is talking to a partner to handle a property project abroad which it expects to finalize this month. It expects to get a Bt400mn project in Myanmar. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 20% from 2015’s Bt1.3bn target. (Thun Hoon, 30/11/15)

CHOW
CHOW says its 11MW Japan solar power plant started up on November 20 and will contribute good revenue. It expects the power business to be a key driver for company growth. (Thun Hoon, 30/11/15)
Comment: The expansion to Japan has continued to a boon for CHOW, along with GUNKUL, they are one of the few companies to continue growing this way.

COLOR
COLOR expects 4Q15 earnings to be good backed by numerous orders. It expects to show a net profit this year. It expects 2016 revenue growth of 4-5% after expanding abroad. (Khao Hoon, 30/11/15)

DCON
DCON is talking to a prospective partner to expand its market in Cambodia. It plans to ask approval for its 2016 business pan in December. It plans to do a capital increase in order to acquire new land that will support its property business. (Thun Hoon, 30/11/15)
Comment: Well the story for DNA has played out as we had expected in the past few years, earnings have peaked due the condo transfer and now it’s returned to trading at a fair value for its core business

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