ACD has approved the acquisition of ordinary shares of Orin for Bt195mn, including one condo under development named Origins Bangmod-Rama2 which has already 85% in construction, expects to transfer and contribute revenue by this year. (Thun Hoon, 28/08/15)
Comment: Looks like a reverse IPO for Orin into ACD
AH expects revenue to stagnant this year because of a drop in auto production to 2mn cars. It expects 2H15 performance to improve backed by new orders. (Khao Hoon, 28/08/15)
Comment: It’s been a dog since they took over KPN’s automotive manufacturing business
AQ expects no impact from KTB case as the value of its collateral exceeds the Bt10bn awarded by the court. Management says it plans to open three new projects. (Thun Hoon, 28/08/15)
Comment: Quite the scandal here.
ASEFA expects 2H15 revenue to be better than 1H15. Its backlog is Bt1.5bn and Bt1bn is expected to be booked this year. It is confident 2015 revenue will achieve 20-25% target growth. (Khao Hoon, 28/08/15)
Expects 12% growth in 2015. It plans to invest Bt6.0bn in order to expand the number of hospital to 50. 1Q15 earnings will grow due to an increase in the number of clients (Khao Hoon, 20/04/2015)
Comment: Despite a relatively tepid growth rate, these valuation levels still hold because 1) It’s the biggest and arguably the best hospital play in Thailand 2) It is the only hospital group that has proven its ability to continue expanding well 3) They are still actively looking for M&A deals
Split par from Bt5 to Bt1, effective April 20. This will increase the number of shares from 1.1bn to 5.5bn. (Khao Hoon, 20/04/15)
Comment: Retail will love this!
Issues clarification of news – Khun Phongsak Sirikoop, CEO and M.D. of DEMCO clarifies news printed in a local paper: 1) It has not yet announced 1Q earnings. 2) It has not provided any information with regards to the process of selling Khun Nopporn’s shares. 3) It has also not released information regarding the purchaser of WEH stock in an equal proportion to Khun Nopporn’s shares. (Khao Hoon, 20/04/15)
Comment: Again the main item for DEMCO is whether or not WEH can be listed, once its solved the stock price may again head back up to high teens
AJD’s board calls off par split. It hopes to maintain shareholders’ benefit according to good governance practice. Also, shareholders were objecting. The SET had requested AJD to clarify the two par splits in a year, only four months apart. (Thun Hoon, 06/03/15)
Comment: More like they were getting slapped on the wrist for wanting to do multiple stock splits in a short amount of time
Rising passengers at Don Muang – The number of passengers at Don Muang International Airport continues to increase by almost 50% to 6.7mn in 1Q15. In 2015, the number of the passengers is set to grow to over its capacity of 27.6mn. (Kao Hoon, 06/03/15)
Comment: Don Muang has performed amazingly well in the past several years when the LCC’s were moved there
FTSE removed BAY from the calculation due to low free float, effective March 20. (Kao Hoon, 06/03/15)
Comment: Explains a lot of the market drop in recent days.
DIMET says 2014 will be in the black though it faced net losses in 1Q14 and 2Q14. The company expects recovery in 3Q14 and 4Q14 and is looking for a partner to support its business. It does not know what is behind the sharp increase in its share price. (Kao Hoon, 12/12/14)
GOLD held extraordinary meeting yesterday to approve the purchase of KLAND shares at Bt2/share of up to 100% (1.78bn shares) from a minimum purchase of 51% (Thun Hoon, 12/12/14)
Comment: There was no secret in this transaction, it’s been on the cards for the past 6 months
IFEC and DEMCO cooperating to develop renewable energy at home and overseas. They will set up wind energy with capacity of 280MW worth Bt22bn in early 2015. (Kao Hoon, 12/12/14)
Comment: I do wonder where the funds will come from for this? Neither DEMCO or IFEC has the balance sheet necessary to do this project.
Expects 33mn 3G users this year — ADVANC says it expects its 3G clients to reach 33mn in 2014. Its vision is to make the company the “Digital Life Service Provider” within three years. It will continue expanding its digital content business and expand base stations to reach 20,000 this year. It also said that the delay in the 4G auction will have no affect on the company. (Khao Hoon, 07/07/14)
Comment: There is no reason why ADVANC should not maintain it’s status as the #1 telco in Thailand, they have the customer base, they have the financial strength, they have the necessary infrastructure to continue growing.
AIRA expects to be traded at more than Bt1 per share and reach Bt2 as subscriptions were more than 4 times the IPO shares available. Its 2Q14 earnings will be positive due to higher trading volume. Management aims to increase asset value to Bt25bn over the next three years. It is preparing to sign an agreement with a large Japanese bank to expand into the consumer finance business. (Tun Hoon, 07/07/14)
Comment: A “small” IPO = great first day returns.
Exclusive representative — EUREKA said that a major company, Vector Japan, has appointed EUREKA as its exclusive representative in India and Indonesia. It is the first and only company in Thailand so appointed. It expects to gain revenue of more than Bt40mn this year. (Khao Hoon, 07/07/14)