AS expects a turnaround in 2016 after a business restructure. It sets revenue target growth 30% which mainly from smartphone market. (Kao Hoon, 11/03/16)
Comment: I’ve always liked management here but their industry has been turned upside down by the advent of smartphone technology and they’ve been incredibly slow to keep up with the changes, one wonders if it is too late…
ASEFA targets 2016 revenue growth of 15%, supported by backlog of Bt1.7bn. It is bidding for new jobs in total worth Bt2-3bn. It will maintain its gross margin at 22.35%. (Kao Hoon, 11/03/16)
ASK will focus on truck loans as it expects the AEC will increase logistics demand. It is confident that 2016 loans will grow 10-15% and maintains NIM at 22.35%. (Kao Hoon, 11/03/16)
Comment: Everyone is banking on the infrastructure spending Thailand, and leasing companies such as ASK and THANI are no different
BGT expects outstanding earnings in 1Q16 supported by sales from Myanmar. It plans to add 1-2 branches in Myanmar. It expects revenue of Bt11mn from abroad. It expects 2016 to grow 10% supported by new products. (Thun Hoon, 11/03/16)
Comment: They were finally able to eek out a small amount of profit in 2015 after the losses in 2014.
ASIMAR expects 2015 net profit of Bt120-130mn after achieving Bt102.2mn in the first nine months of the year. (Thun Hoon, 05/01/16)
COM7 expects tax incentives to help revenue grow more than 25%. It expects 4Q15 sales to be good because it has 300 branches and many products for sale, including iPhone 6s and iPhone 6sPlus.(Khao Hoon, 05/01/16)
Comment: A 1 time shot, expect for 1Q #’s to look weak.
CPN has budgeted Bt400mn to invest in Pororo Aquapark Bangkok at Central Plaza Bangna. It expects this to increase traffic by 15-20%. (Khao Hoon, 05/01/16)
CSS expects 2016 revenue of Bt5.5bn (20-25% growth) as DTAC and TRUE get busy with expanding their 4G towers. It also expects to get jobs from AIS and JAS. It expects to get a solar farm at a cooperative, which is expected to be announced in 3Q16. (Thun Hoon, 05/01/16)
Comment: You can do the numbers and you’ll see its already fairly priced.
EIC plans to sell 30.2% of Smart Traffic shares to Smart Merchant International for Bt185mn. It expects this to contribute gain of Bt18.8mn. (Khao Hoon, 05/01/16)
Comments: Looks like a left pocket right pocket deal, wonder what the FA would say here…
BJC expects its highest ever revenue this year backed by two extra gains. However, this year’s revenue will miss its target of 10% growth. It plans to expand abroad to gain international market revenue of 50% within 3-5 years. (Khao Hoon, 2/12/15)
Comment: Broadly the international market revenue is mainly from Vietnam, their latest Investor presentation explains these things quite well.
CNT targets 2015 projects valued at Bt4-5bn. It expects to see better net profit next year. It currently is negating with alliances to join government projects. It is also investing Bt200mn to build office property for rent. (Thun Hoon, 2/12/15)
Comment: It’s been a dog of a stock for years mainly because they just can’t compete against the rest of the players in the market when there’s a dearth of projects, in theory when the entire industry picks up in the coming year then perhaps CNT will not face competition from the big boys and be able to make a profit again
CPN expects 2016 revenue to grow 14-15% backed by opening more new malls. It plans to sell three condominiums worth Bt1.6bn at the beginning of 2016. (Khao Hoon, 2/12/15)
Comment: And the shopping mall machine continues to grow and grow
GOLD expects to see the highest revenue this year. Its 9-month profit is Bt361mn. Revenue for the whole of this year is expected to reach Bt8.5mn as expected due to a backlog of Bt2.8bn. (Khao Hoon, 2/12/15)
KAMART expects to see this year’s revenue reach Bt200mn after introducing new products and adding branches both at home and abroad. (Thun Hoon, 2/12/15)