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Stocks in the news (arrow, biz, bsm, cpn, csl, global, jubile, mega, robins, s, sci, spali, sutha, syntec, tacc, tfg, twz) 06.09.16

ARROW
ARROW expects 2016 revenue and profit to be a new high. It is maintains its full-year target revenue at Bt1.4bn, growth of 15%. It has backlog of Bt240mn, all of which will be booked this year. It is talking with two companies to take a share of its subsidiary and expects to make a deal within 2017. (Kao Hoon, 06/09/16)
BIZ
BIZ maintains 2016 revenue target growth of 50-60% and plans to expand its customer base in both government and private hospitals. It expects 2019 revenue to reach Bt1bn and has a three-year plan to do a JV with a private hospital to set up a cancer center. (Kao Hoon, 06/09/16)
Comment: Well its certainly pricing this growth in at these valuation levels
 
BSM
BSM expects to sign a Bt100mn contract for work in Papua New Guinea in early 4Q16. This will support 2H16 earnings. It expects a profit in both 3Q16 and the whole of 2016. It expects the Sansara project to finish around the end of 2017 to early 2018. It targets 2017 revenue of Bt800mn from Bt700mn this year, supported by expanding to Myanmar and Cambodia. ( Thun Hoon, 06/09/16)
CPN
CPN expects 2H16 revenue growth of 12-14% backed by steady growth in same-store sales. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow 15% supported by opening a new shopping center. It expects to change CPNRF into a REIT at the end of 2016. (Kao Hoon, 06/09/16)
Comment: Given the size of the business today, its rather astounding how well they continue to perform
 
CSL
CSL expects 2016 revenue growth of 2-3%. It plans to expand high-speed internet in condominiums along the BTS line and expects 10,000 customers within this year. (Kao Hoon, 06/09/16)
GLOBAL
GLOBAL expects growth to continue through 2H16 with full-year revenue growth of more than 10%. It expects a net margin of 8.45%. It plans to expand to Myanmar and Cambodia, with a decision to be made next year. It expects to open eight new branches in 2016 and has a five-year budget of Bt10bn. ( Thun Ho on, 06/09/16)
JUBILE
JUBILE expects profit margin to continue to be good. It believes the Forevermark brand has a bright future. It plans to add four branches this year and has a five-year target of 25 branches. ( Thun Hoon, 06/09/16)
Comment: If JUBILE turnarounds around then you know that consumer confidence is back

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Stocks in the news (aot, beauty, bjchi, cbg, global, itd, lh, nok, oto, sawad, spcg, tasco, tpch, tsr, tvt, uv, vpo, wha) 28.06.16

AOT
AOT expects to benefit from recovery in tourism, more passengers, and growth in flights by low-cost airlines. It targets non-aviation revenue to comprise 50% within three years. It plans to expand terminals in order to handle 6-8% passenger growth each year. (Thun Hoon, 28/06/16)
BEAUTY
BEAUTY expects 1H16 net profit of Bt169.61mn driven by large orders. It expects 2016 revenue to rise 20% from last year on high demand. (Thun Hoon, 28/06/16)
Comment: And the machine still continues..and I continue to bang my head against the wall.
 
BJCHI
BJCHI took part in a Bt6bn bid abroad. It expects this to increase its backlog from Bt4.2bn. It targets 2016revenue to grow 15% from Bt5.75bn, aided by transfers. (Thun Hoon, 28/06/16)
CBG
CBG plans to expand to Europe. It expects this to strength its brand awareness. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 15-20% driven by a larger local market. (Thun Hoon, 28/06/16)

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Stocks in the news (ap, arrow, bem, cpn, eason, global, jmt, lhbank, ptt, qh, smm, trc) 23.06.16

AP
AP reports presales of Bt10.5bn for the first five months of the year. It plans to launch 13 projects in 2H16, valued at Bt25.3bn. It targets 2016 presales of Bt31bn with revenue of Bt23.7bn backed by Bt14.7bn backlog. (Khao Hoon, 23/06/16)
ARROW
ARROW expects to get 60% market share because of its strength. It is confident it has potential to handle mega projects. It expects to get large orders from MRT, Suvarnabhumi Phase 2, moving cable to underground, motorway, and private projects. It expects 2016 net profit to mark a record high of Bt300mn, up 22.1%. (Thun Hoon, 23/06/16)
Comment: Their stock price has been declining in the past few months despite the continued growth. 
 
BEM
BEM expects to open Sri Rat outer ring road by August. It expects 97,000 cars/day. It expects this to increase revenue by Bt1.7bn. (Thun Hoon, 23/06/16)
Comment: Just have to love oligopolies
 
CPN
CPN expects 2016-2017 net profit to grow 18-20% aided by opening a new shopping mall and increasing rental and occupancy rate. It expects 2016 net profit of Bt9.49bn. (Khao Hoon, 23/06/16)
Comment: And they’ll have a kicker with condominiums

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ap, arrow, bem, cpn, eason, global, jmt, lhbank, ptt, qh, smm, trc) 23.06.16

Stocks in the news (abc, acc, advanc, ajd, anan, ci, delta, global, grand, moong, nwr, ori, thai) 17.06.16

ABC
ABC plans to launch ABOVE Sukhumvit 39 condo, valued at Bt2.5bn. It expects to open for presales in 3Q16, with prices starting at Bt150,000/sqm. It expects sales to reach 60-70% this year. (Thun Hoon, 17/06/16)
ACC
ACC acquired a 5.5MW solar farm in Saraburi, valued at Bt290mn. It expects this to boost its 2Q16 earnings and full year 2016. It says it plans to invest more in order to increase its revenue. (Thun Hoon, 17/06/16)
ADVANC
ADVANC has introduced the prepaid “Zeed SIM 4G YouTube” package to tap teenagers who are heavy data users and has targeted 1.5mn new users with this new package this year. (The Nation, 17/06/16)
Comment: 2Q #’s will be interesting for all players in the industry
 
AJD
AJD expects 2016 revenue to grow more than 15% from last year’s Bt1.76bn on the back of E-commerce and top-up machines. It expects 2Q16 net profit to be better than 1Q16 aided by a bigger customer base. It has signed a contract with KTB that will expand its business. It expects a logistics deal to be concluded in 3Q16. (Thun Hoon, 17/06/16)
Comment: I still don’t believe it yet.
 
ANAN
ANAN expects 2Q16 earnings to be good with sales of at least of Bt3.43bn. It expects revenue of Bt2bn. It expects 2016 revenue to reach target backed by Bt38bn transfers. It plans to launch new projects in 2H16. It is budgeting Bt8.7bn to acquire land. (Thun Hoon, 17/06/16)
Comment: Apparently construction time has now decreased to 12-14 months depending upon the size of a project

Continue reading Stocks in the news (abc, acc, advanc, ajd, anan, ci, delta, global, grand, moong, nwr, ori, thai) 17.06.16

Stocks in the news (apco, beauty, dna, global, glow, ifec, ivl, kce, ptt, sappe, thcom, tkn, true, xo) 12.05.16

APCO
APCO reported profit growth 12.16% in 1Q16 supported by increased sales. It plans to expand its business nationwide. It targets revenue growth of no less than 10% in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: They have yet to be able to reach the heights that everyone was expecting 2 years ago
 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY reported 1Q16 net profit of Bt129mn, growth of 70%, supported by more revenue from adding branches, supporting customer demand in Thailand and abroad. (Kao Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: And the growth just continues and continues and continues
DNA
DNA board approved a budget of Bt4.39mn for its subsidiary “My Network” to acquire 51% of AEK stock. It plans to do an ICT business in Laos. It targets to have AEK be in the top three brands within two years. (Kao Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: This company seems to have the funniest dealings…
 
GLOBAL
GLOBAL reported net profit of Bt451mn or growth of 108% due to increasing sales and higher gross profit. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow no less than 10%. It plans to open 12 new branches, three in June. It plans to invest in Myanmar and Cambodia. (Kao Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: Rather surprising turnaround and growth in their 1Q. Is upcountry back?

Continue reading Stocks in the news (apco, beauty, dna, global, glow, ifec, ivl, kce, ptt, sappe, thcom, tkn, true, xo) 12.05.16

Stocks in the news (akr, global, gpsc, ifec, jubile, lhbank, perm, pb, ps, rs, tacc, tmc, tpch, tu, upa) 30.03.16

AKR
AKR expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 50% aided by public projects. It plans to cooperate with agricultural cooperatives to take part in government unit solar farm in April. It expects to get electricity transformer orders in May. It expects to take part in Bt6bn bids. Investors in Singapore and China are interesting to invest in solar farm if government allows doing. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)

GLOBAL
GLOBAL expects 1H16 earnings to be good on high season. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10-15% from 2014’s Bt17.4bn. It is budgeting Bt2bn to open 8 stores. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)
Comment: I still don’t see GLOBAL’s business performing well until there is far more infrastructure investments throughout the country and plus they still have one of the worst CF’s in the retail business in Thailand

GPSC
GPSC expects 1Q16 earnings to be good on the back of IRPC Clean Power. It plans to start up the 123MW Nava Nakorn power plant in 2Q16. It targets 1,400MW capacity at the end of 2016. (Khao Hoon, 30/03/16)

IFEC
IFEC expects to get a 100MW Japanese solar farm in 2Q16 after signing a letter of intent with a Japanese partner. It expects Dhara Dhevi to exit rehabilitation plan in 2Q16. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)
Comment: Another random LOI? How about some action instead IFEC.,

JUBILE
JUBILE expects 1Q16 earnings to be good driven by Forevermark. It targets revenue to grow 10-15% with 40% profit margin. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)
Comment: This company has been experiencing growing pains, they expanded stores tremendously in the past 6 years and then in the first 3-4 years had a decent SSSG until the last few years where they have struggled. If you believe the consumer is going to start spending $ that they don’t have they JUBILE may be one of your best bets.

Continue reading Stocks in the news (akr, global, gpsc, ifec, jubile, lhbank, perm, pb, ps, rs, tacc, tmc, tpch, tu, upa) 30.03.16

Stocks in the news (akr, global, gpsc, ifec, jubile, lhbank, perm, pb, ps, rs, tacc, tmc, tpch, tu, upa) 30.03.16

AKR
AKR expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 50% aided by public projects. It plans to cooperate with agricultural cooperatives to take part in government unit solar farm in April. It expects to get electricity transformer orders in May. It expects to take part in Bt6bn bids. Investors in Singapore and China are interesting to invest in solar farm if government allows doing. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)

GLOBAL
GLOBAL expects 1H16 earnings to be good on high season. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10-15% from 2014’s Bt17.4bn. It is budgeting Bt2bn to open 8 stores. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)
Comment: And the stock price had a positive move after management stepped down after being caught for insider trading

GPSC
GPSC expects 1Q16 earnings to be good on the back of IRPC Clean Power. It plans to start up the 123MW Nava Nakorn power plant in 2Q16. It targets 1,400MW capacity at the end of 2016. (Khao Hoon, 30/03/16)

IFEC
IFEC expects to get a 100MW Japanese solar farm in 2Q16 after signing a letter of intent with a Japanese partner. It expects Dhara Dhevi to exit rehabilitation plan in 2Q16. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)
Comment: I’ve seen them announce a million LOI’s…

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The Thai SEC are growing some sharp teeth

On the back of the sensational news that executives from CPALL were caught with their hands in the cookie jar for front running the public by buying MAKRO shares before the takeover announcement, the SEC has continued on its crusade to clean the SET further.
The latest fines are now to
  • WHA – The founder
    •  Somyos Anantaprayoon, current chairman of WHA Corporation Plc, was fined 500,000 baht for telling two newspapers — published on Oct 27, 2014 — that the company was in talks to acquire a listed company worth 50 billion baht, though such information had not yet been made public.
  • BKI – The Chairman
    • The SEC said that Mr Chai, as director and chief executive at the time, had revealed that BKI would give two stock dividends for every five shares held by shareholders on top of cash dividend payments for the company’s 2013 financial operations to those who bought BKI’s shares from Feb 24 to 25, 2014 ahead of public disclosure on Feb 28 of the same year.
  • GLOBAL – The founders
    • The SEC also fined Witoon Suriyawanakul, chairman of the management committee and director of Siam Global House (Global), and three other shareholders a combined 25.3 million baht for insider trading. The SEC’s investigation found that Mr Witoon bought 8.02 million shares and 3.5 million units of warrants of Global from June 29 to Aug 23, 2012 using accounts of people who have a relationship with him in order to take advantage of inside information regarding SCG Distribution’s planned acquisition of Global. The other three shareholders were viewed as accomplices.
  • AMC – An investor
Granted, WHA’s and BKI’s indiscretions were due to speaking publicly about company events and not front running the public – some may say that this isn’t a serious offence, but in the spirit & letter of the law it definitely is as not everyone was privvy to the same information at the same time.
I’m quite curious to see what else the current head of the SEC, K. Rapee, will announce in the coming months
Source: Bangkok Post

Stocks in the news (global, kce, ktc, major, mint, nok, plat, ptt, smg, sprc, ssi, tsth) 17.02.16

GLOBAL
GLOBAL’s 2015 net profits grow 20% from last year’s Bt701mn, driven by numerous orders. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 10%. A plan to invest in Myanmar will be finalized within 1H16 (Thun Hoon, 17/2/16)
Comment: And yet they still have one of the worst inventory turnover’s I’ve seen…

KCE
KCE’s 2015 net profit was Bt2.24bn (+6.2% YoY) with sales growth of 10.3% to Bt12bn. 4Q15 net profit was Bt630mn, hitting a new high. (Khao Hoon, 17/2/16)
Comment: No surprise if you’ve been following this company for the past few years..

KTC
KTC expects to see 2016 financial performance to be in line with 2015. NPL is expected to reduce to 2.1%. It plans to do business aggressively to boost market shares. (Khao Hoon, 17/2/16)
Comment: We’ve said this since last year, the issue for KTC now is no longer operational, its sales, growing revenue and I doubt that they’ll be able to do more than 2x the industry growth rate unless they shift into other products.

MAJOR
MAJOR looks more to non-film revenue – MAJOR will renovate some of its cinemas nationwide in a bid to achieve almost 12% revenue growth from group bookings and events. It expects 11.8% growth in group bookings to Bt190mn this year. It believes this business has great potential despite contributing only a small proportion of total ticket sales. (Bangkok Post, 17/02/16)
Comment: I’ve always liked this company, perhaps for the first time in a while it may be time to relook at it if they can monetise their assets better..

Continue reading Stocks in the news (global, kce, ktc, major, mint, nok, plat, ptt, smg, sprc, ssi, tsth) 17.02.16

Stocks in the news (auct, bay, css, ea, genco, global, polar, samco, smt, syntec, tcmc, uac, vgi) 28.01.16

AUCT
AUCT expects used car tent market to be good. It expects 20% growth in used cars to be put up for auction after the new tax structure has raised selling prices. It expects to be win the auction management contract for the public sector after its successful 4G spectrum auction. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10%. It plans to add property to its auctions. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)
Comment: It would be interesting to see how far they can take the auction business into other segments, but their bread and butter is still the auctioning of cars and bikes
BAY
BAY acquired HKL, top micro finance company in Cambodia for Bt16bn. It expects this to support its expansion in CLMV, focusing on personal loans and microfinance. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)
Comment: Now this is an interesting development….why can’t Thai companies be more present in the region?
CCET
Taiwanese investors are interested in investing in CCET, planning to increase its capacity. They expect CCET to be their #1 supplier. It plans to focus on high margin products. It expects 2015 net profit to mark a record high backed by seasonality and the baht depreciation in 4Q15 earnings. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)
CSS
CSS expects 1Q16 earnings to be good despite no new projects. It expects to recognize income from Bt400-500mn in backlog. It expects 2Q16 to bring in projects from TRUE and ADVANC. It is interested in investing in alternative energy to diversify risk and increase revenue. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)

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