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 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 to renovate Mahachai branch for Bt100mn. It plans to expand the area by 15,920 square meters. (Khao Hoon, 9/9/16)
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 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 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.
ABC is ready to start presales of ABOVE Sukhumvit 39 condo. It expects presales to reach 70-80%. It expects to wipe out its retained losses this year. (Thun Hoon, 26/08/16)
Comment: Argh….I’m bored of reading news about this company
AH maintains 2016 revenue growth target at 5%, aligning with the auto industry. It expects 2H16 revenue to be better than 1H16 on the back of large orders. Its investment budget is Bt300400mn. It targets net margin to reach 10% in 2020. (Khao Hoon, 26/08/16)
Comment: With the reduced number of shares from their buybacks, a slight improvement in performance, could this company, for the first time in … a decade be the best performer out of all the automotive manufacturers?
AOT is budgeting Bt190bn to invest in six airports. It expects four contracts for Suvarnabhumi phase 2 to put up for bid by 2016. (Thun Hoon, 26/08/16)
Comment: Wow. If this really does happen could AOT hit 1,000? I wouldn’t bet against it.
ASEFA expects 2H16 performance to be good on seasonality. Its backlog is Bt1.82bn, of which it expects to book 60-65% this year. It plans to take part in Bt2.5bn bids and to get Bt700mn of this, which will raise backlog to Bt2bn. It targets 2016 revenue to rise 20%. (Khao Hoon, 26/08/16)
CK revised up 2016 revenue target to Bt480bn from Bt38bn, backed by Bt80bn backlog, with project transfers expected soon. It plans to take part in Bt35bn in bids and to get the Bt25bn MRT Blue Line extension this year . (Khao Hoon, 26/08/16)
Comment: I wonder how the news decided THB 480 bn in revenue was possible?
CPN is budgeting Bt60bn to invest in five new department stores and to renovate five others. It targets 34 stores within 2018. It plans to expand to Vietnam and Indonesia. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 15%. (Khao Hoon, 26/08/16)
Comment: Watch them open a mall in Vietnam and Malaysia.
DCON expects 3Q16 earnings to be good aided by numerous orders. It targets 2016 revenue to reach Bt1.1bn brought by transfers. It expects an extra gain of Bt105mn from selling land at Lopburi, booked in 2017 . (Thun Hoon, 26/08/16)
DELTA plans to focus on ASEAN market because of higher demand. It plans for the ASEAN market to contribute 10% revenue. It also plans to focus on India. It plans to invest in an R&D center, with revenue from this in 2017. (Thun Hoon, 26/08/16)
BJCHI expects to get a new job worth Bt10bn to add to its backlog of Bt3.1bn. It plans to expand to a new market. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 15% from Bt5.75bn last year supported by backlog awaiting booking. (Thun Hoon, 22/08/16)
Comment: Regardless of the oil price decline BJCHI still seems to somehow continue winning projects
CK expects 3Q16 to be good as it will book backlog. It plans to bid for big government projects such as Orange Line worth Bt300bn and expects to get 20-25% of its bids. (Thun Hoon, 22/08/16)
CRANE got the job of managing Trang port and providing service for cranes. It expects to book revenue of Bt30-50mn this year. It expects a lower net loss this year because of higher demand from public investment. (Khao Hoon, 22/08/16)
CSS expects 3Q16 to be good as it expects to get jobs in Suvarnabhumi Phase 2 and from BTS. This will add to its backlog of Bt1.3bn; it also expects revenue from its subsidiaries. It is confident that 2016 revenue will hit target of Bt5bn with revenue of Bt10bn over the next three to five years. (Thun Hoon, 22/08/16)
FPI is confident that 2H16 earnings will grow strongly and add to profit, supported by a weak baht, low oil price and low plastics prices. It plans to increase painting capacity by 35% in September to support OEM orders. It expects revenue growth of at least 10%. The board approved an interim dividend of Bt0.06/share, XD on Sep 9. (Thun Hoon, 22/08/16)
GLAND plans to invest in office building for rent (The Super Tower), valued at Bt18bn in 2017. It believes this will bolster revenue. It expects to book revenue from leasable area at G Tower in 3Q16 after occupancy rate reached 70%. (Khao Hoon, 22/08/16)
Comment: Still part of the longterm master plan, we do suspect a REIT will be announced in due course given the need for capital
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 reported 2Q16 profit of Bt92mn or growth of 38% YoY and 1H16 profit of Bt172mn. (Kao Hoon, 17/08/16)
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 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 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)
Buy(s) THB 86.6 mn
- CK – And the owner is back to buying shares
- BLAND – K. Anant has never sold any shares for as long as I can remember
- BDMS – A director buys more shares
Sell(s) THB 1.1 bn
- BKD – The MD sells some 10% of total listed shares, to whom?
- IHL – The CEO sells off ~4% of total listed shares, again to whom?
- VNG – The family sells off shares, to our understanding these are block sales to investors
AEONTS issues debenture of Bt8bn which it will use to refinance and as funding to support its business. It reported 1H16 profit of Bt515.84mn supported by more credit card revenue. (Thun Hoon, 08/07/16)
Comment: Still one of the best operators in town
AOT has budgeted Bt194bn to develop its six airports over 5-10 years. Once finished, its airports will support 181mn passengers per year. (Kao Hoon, 08/07/16)
Comment: Contractors, materials, security firms will all benefit from this.
CHO will bid in the e-auction for the 489 NGV bus project worth Bt4bn. It expects to know the result this evening. (Kao Hoon, 08/07/16)
CK signed the contract for Xayaburi in Laos worth Bt19.4bn. This will expand its backlog to Bt100bn. (Kao Hoon, 08/07/16)
CWT will bid for renewable energy project. It expects 2016 revenue of Bt1.5bn. It has more jobs to book and is steadily adding new jobs to add to its backlog of Bt1.5bn. (Thun Hoon, 08/07/16)
ABC targets 2016 revenue of Bt2bn. It plans to wipe out retained losses by launching Above Sukhumvit 39 in 3Q16. It plans to launch ABC Pet World in 4Q16 if its board approves on June 29. (Thun Hoon, 24/06/16)
Comment: Anybody else understand the business model of this company?
AGE expects to take part in 36MW PPA and expects to be a winner. Its cash on hand is Bt600mn which it believes will be enough for investment. It expects 2Q16 earnings to be good thanks to cost control. It expects 2016 revenue and net profit to grow, boosted by Bt300mn from its services business. It expects exports to comprise 50%. (Khao Hoon, 24/06/16)
Comment: It’s likely to be a JV should they win a 36 MW PPA
AOT reports passengers of 81mn in the first 8 months of its fiscal year (ending Sep), up 12.43%. Flights rose 10% to 519,140. (Khao Hoon, 24/06/16)
BANPU expects to benefit from higher coal imports in China, which rose 62.2% in May 2016 compared to May 2015. (Thun Hoon, 24/06/16)
Comment: Could this be Thai Airways part 2 in terms of stock price movement?
BBL targets 2016 loan growth of 3-4%. It expects 2Q16 earnings to move with the economy and government stimulus measures. (Khao Hoon, 24/06/16) BIG BIG says it has risen to a 55% market share driven by expansion. It expects the industry to recover. It expects net profit to grow 71% this year and 12% next year. (Thun Hoon, 24/06/16)
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 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 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 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 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
ADVANC is now left as the only applicant in the running to take part in the upcoming reauctioning of a 900MHz licence. (The Nation, 18/05/16)
Comment: It should be an uneventful auction…
ASEFA expects 2016 revenue to grow 15-20% on the back of Bt1.7bn backlog. It expects this to cover revenue till next year. It plans to take part in bids. (Khao Hoon, 18/05/16)
BIGC plans big expansion – THE NEW board of directors of Big C Supercenter, controlled by Berli Jucker Group, has approved the plan to allocate Bt5bn-Bt6bn for store expansion in Thailand this year, focusing on “blue ocean” locations, including subordinate and border provinces, and major districts. (The Nation, 18/05/16)
Comment: Thats rather interesting given that the previous management didn’t see any more growth potential in the country..
BJCHI announced 1Q16 earnings of Bt338.7mn (+110%) with Bt2.1bn in revenue, up 40%. It is waiting for bidding results. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 15% as its work on hand is Bt1.7bn. (Thun Hoon, 18/05/16)
BSM expects 2Q16 earnings to recover backed by orders at home and Bt10mn orders from India. It expects 2016 revenue to hit Bt700mn. It expects margin to reach 30%. It expects 2H16 earnings to be better than 1H16. (Thun Hoon, 18/05/16)