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Management Trades 12/09 – 16/09

Notable Transactions

Buy(s) THB 167 mn

  • BTW – A switch between shareholders
  • EARTH – Oh he’s back to buying shares again. One of the strangest coal companies around..

Sell(s) THB 435 mn

  • ORI –  This was the block sale to Templeton
  • PT – Interesting that after he sold the block of shares the share price moved
  • RS – Does the owner not believe in his cosmetic products?
  • BTW – See above

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Stocks in the news (a, bgt, earth, fsmart, lalin, lhbank, q-con, max, mcs, mint, pttep, thani, world) 29.07.16

A
A expects 2016 net profit to mark a record high despite the slowdown in 2Q16 sales. It plans to launch 3-4 new projects, valued at Bt2bn. It expects 2016 sales to reach Bt6bn. It targets revenue to hit Bt10bn within three years. (Thun Hoon, 29/07/16)
Comment: It is rather incredible how this property developer started with effectively nothing back in ’97 to achieve these levels of revenues
 
BGT
BGT expects to show a net profit this year thanks to strong growth in sales in 1H16. It plans to launch new products throughout the rest of the year. It targets revenue to grow 15%. It plans to expand to Myanmar with two new branches. (Thun Hoon, 29/07/16)
Comment: A forgotten consumer brand retailer if there was one. One can guess that they’ve struggled with the advent of the new brands hitting the Thai market in the past 5 years
 
EARTH
EARTH expects 2H16 earnings to be good backed by numerous orders and seasonality. It plans to expand to China where it is getting orders amounting to Bt4-6bn/year. (Thun Hoon, 29/07/16)
FSMART
FSMART expects to report its earnings on Aug 11. It expects 2Q16 revenue and profit to record a new high, supported by more top-ups and the addition of 78,000 on-line top-up machines. It will sell 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia tickets on Aug 1. (Kao Hoon, 29/07/16)
Comment: And this compounding machine continues to grow
 
LALIN
LALIN plans to launch new projects to handle demand in 2H16. It expects demand to grow from public transportation. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 15%. Work on hand of Bt700-800mn is expected to be booked this year. (Thun Hoon, 29/07/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (a, bgt, earth, fsmart, lalin, lhbank, q-con, max, mcs, mint, pttep, thani, world) 29.07.16

Stocks in the news (aeont, aot, cho, ck, cwt, earth, fpi, hmpro, ktb, tasco, tfg, true) 08.07.16

AEONTS
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
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
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
CK signed the contract for Xayaburi in Laos worth Bt19.4bn. This will expand its backlog to Bt100bn. (Kao Hoon, 08/07/16)
CWT
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)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aeont, aot, cho, ck, cwt, earth, fpi, hmpro, ktb, tasco, tfg, true) 08.07.16

Stocks in the news (ap, big, cgd, cmo, com7, dna, earth, dna, earth, earth, gold, kool, ktb, samco, synex, tfg, tsr) 05.07.16

AP
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
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
CGD bought a school in UK for Bt848mn. It expects to book revenue of £600bn in 2H16. (Kao Hoon, 05/07/16)
CMO
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
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!

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ap, big, cgd, cmo, com7, dna, earth, dna, earth, earth, gold, kool, ktb, samco, synex, tfg, tsr) 05.07.16

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)

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

Stocks in the news (aot, aqua, bigc, bjc, ccn, earth, ifec, ihl, maco, mtls, pttgc, qtc, singer, siri, smt, tsr, uv, xo) 26.04.16

AOT
AOT expects 2QFY16 earnings to peak backed by 197,913 flights (+9.4%) and 32.3mn passengers. It expects 389,272 flights in 1HFY16 (10.6% growth) and 61.2mn passengers. (Khao Hoon, 26/04/16)
Comment: It’s just incredible, time to start a pool on when passengers hit 100 mn
AQUA
AQUA will pay dividend of 100% of profit with Bt900mn cash on hand. It plans to list its subsidiary (TCDC) by 3Q16. (Khao Hoon, 26/04/16)
Comment: I don’t know much about this business other than it being similar to MACO, but spin off’s are typically well-received by the retail market
 
BIGC
BIGC has received the disclosure of additional information on the tender offer for the company’s securities from BJC Retail Holding Company Limited, BJC Supercenter Company Limited and Samphunsamer Company Limited, collectively the “Offerors”. (SET, 22/04/16)
CCN
CCN has backlog of Bt100mn on telecommunication projects, expects to book in this year. It expects to get more projects from Thailand post after it got Bt300mn. (Thun Hoon, 26/04/16)
EARTH
EARTH will pay a dividend of Bt0.1/share. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 10% by focusing on acquiring new customers at home and abroad. (Thun Hoon, 26/04/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aot, aqua, bigc, bjc, ccn, earth, ifec, ihl, maco, mtls, pttgc, qtc, singer, siri, smt, tsr, uv, xo) 26.04.16

Stocks in the news (aav, bbl, cho, cpf, dtac, earth, planb, scc, sena, tacc, tfg) 25.04.16

AAV
Rumors that King Power has completed the deal to buy AAV stock from Tassapon group for Bt4.15/share, which is double book value. They are not buying over 25% to avoid a tender offer. (Kao Hoon, 25/04/16)
Comment: Another rumour re AAV, I don’t quite see why King Power would do this transaction. 
BBL
Regulator to sue BBL for payment — The broadcasting regulator will sue Bangkok Bank (BBL), the guarantor of cash-strapped Thai TV Co, after the bank failed to show up and pay 1.78 billion baht on behalf of the digital TV operator on April 18. (Bangkok Post, 25/4/16)
Comment: Then in theory JAS should be sued as well. This lawsuit could take decades to be sorted out.
CHO
CHO board approved a dividend of Bt0.0308/share. This will be both cash (Bt0.0058/share) and stock (10 old shares to 1 dividend). It plans to change its company name. It targets 2016 revenue growth of no less than 5-10% from last year. It has backlog of Bt650mn. (Thun Hoon, 25/04/16)
CPF
CPF targets average sales growth of 10% for the next five years. It expects sales to reach Bt700-800bn in 2020. It plans to expand its debenture to Bt100bn from Bt80bn. It plans to acquire a business in Brazil. (Kao Hoon, 25/04/16)
Comment: That would be quite the achievement, growing revenues by 40% over 4 years for such a large co, several acquisitions would have to happen
DTAC
DTAC will not bid for 900 MHz. It reported net profit in 1Q16 of Bt1.3bn, down 45% due to fall in EBITDA, higher depreciation and costs. (Kao Hoon, 25/04/16)
Comment: So how much would you pay for their market share?

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aav, bbl, cho, cpf, dtac, earth, planb, scc, sena, tacc, tfg) 25.04.16

Management Trades 14/03 – 18/03

Notable Transactions

Buy(s) THB 765 mn

  • BA – And he continues to buy and buy
  • IFEC – Looks like a trade between two shareholders
  • EARTH – Haven’t seen buying in this name for a while

Sell(s) THB 198 mn

  • IFEC – See above
  • PTG – Interesting to see quite a large sale by this director
  • VIBHA – Perhaps the best performing hospital stock this year
  • TVT – Does this director think that TVT’s growth in creating content for TV has peaked?

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Stocks in the news (advanc, aot, beauty, bem, earth, egco, ifec, jas, m, sawad, scb, susco) 17.02.16

ADVANC
ADVANC to work with TRUE to help 2G customers. TRUE will propose a rental agreement with ADVANC to rent 900MHz for three months. They will be talking today. (Khao Hoon, 17/2/16)
Comment: I don’t quite see the point in ADVANC working with TRUE given that 1) Jas won’t pay and thus there’s still another license available & negotiate with NBTC and TOT to utilise the unused spectrum 2) It has the roaming agreement with DTAC

AOT
AOT expects passengers to increase by 16-18%, signaling 2Q16 growth of 20%. It plans to inject Bt140bn to expand and develop airports. (Thun Hoon, 17/2/16)

BEAUTY
BEAUTY is seeking a partner in Philippines. This will be clear by 4Q16. It targets 2016 revenue to reach Bt2.1bn, driven by higher demand. It also plans to expand branches abroad. (Thun Hoon, 17/2/16)
Comment: I’ve always liked the potential of the Philippines, and given that Beauty’s products are “cheap” i.e. 20 cents of 10-20 baht / unit it could do very well. Or is this just news from another company that they are expanding internationally and nothing will come out of it.

BEM
BEM awarded compensation of Bt4.38bn. The arbitrator has told the Expressway Authority of Thailand to pay BEM. (Khao Hoon, 17/2/16)
Comment: Less funding for the government to do upcountry loans?

Continue reading Stocks in the news (advanc, aot, beauty, bem, earth, egco, ifec, jas, m, sawad, scb, susco) 17.02.16