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Stocks in the news (beauty, bkd, chewa, cho, cpall, focus, glow, pstc, ptg, rjh, sgp, siri, tgpro, thai, tluxe, tm, yuasa) 01.09.16

BEAUTY
BEAUTY expects 2016 revenue and profit to be a new high due to revenue growth of more than 45% in 2H16. It is negotiating with a partner to set up distributorship in Hong Kong and Taiwan; it expects the deal to be concluded in 4Q16. It expects revenue growth of no less than 20% for the next three years. (Kao Hoon, 01/09/16)
Comment: I have sat down with management and I suspect they just got lucky with the international business. Regardless its still growing and growing and growing
 
BKD
BKD will ask its board for approval to sell land for Bt500mn. It plans to take part in Bt1.5bn in bids. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 20%. (Thun Hoon, 01/09/16)
CHEWA
CHEWA is confident that 2016 revenue will grow 20% from last year supported by backlog of more than Bt300mn waiting to be booked and transfers of more than Bt1.3bn. It plans to launch two projects in 2H16 valued at Bt1.94bn. (Kao Hoon, 01/09/16)
CHO
CHO expects 2016 revenue growth of more than 10% backed by backlog of Bt586mn, with Bt310mn of this booked as revenue this year. It has a new job worth Bt300mn and expects to sign the contract and book revenue this year. It has budgeted Bt800mn to expand by eight fullservice maintenance centers. (Kao Hoon, 01/09/16)
CPALL
CPALL expects SSS growth to reach 3-5% brought by 7-Eleven stamp campaign and higher purchasing power from better farm income. It targets 12,000 branches within three years, with plans to open 420 stores this year. It expects a better margin from high margin products. (Thun Hoon, 01/09/16)
Comment: And just wait for the MAKRO turnaround + debt reduction 
 
FOCUS
FOCUS is talking to a prospective partner in France to take over a waste management business and expects to invest in the power business. It expects 2016 earnings to be good and for revenue to be higher than last year. It expects to take part in Bt800mn bids, of which it expects to get 50%. (Thun Hoon, 01/ 09/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (beauty, bkd, chewa, cho, cpall, focus, glow, pstc, ptg, rjh, sgp, siri, tgpro, thai, tluxe, tm, yuasa) 01.09.16

Stocks in the news (ajd, alt, asimar, ccn, csp, gift, glow, gpsc, kbank, kool, mega, pk, plat, pstc, ptg, stanly, tasco, uac) 02.08.16

AJD
AJD is adding 20,000 online top-up machines and it is confident that at end of 2016 it will reach 50,000 machines. It has budgeted Bt10mn for marketing and promotional campaigns in 2H16. (Khao Hoon, 02/08/16)
Comment: If they could pull off what FSMART has done then perhaps for the first time in a decade I may consider this name
 
ALT
ALT expects 2H16 earnings to be good backed by trading business and 4G. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 10% from last year’s Bt2.6bn brought by IT trend. It plans to take part in bids. (Thun Hoon, 02/08/16)
ASIMAR
ASIMAR expects 2H16 earnings to be outstanding upon the booking of more revenue. It has backlog in hand of Bt380mn. It plans to bid for more jobs from TAT. (Kao Hoon, 02/08/16)
CCN
CCN is negotiating with both listed and non-listed companies about partnership. It plans to diversify to energy, with a decision to be made by the end of 2016. It expects 2H16 revenue at Bt100mn, growth of 20%. (Thun Hoon, 02/08/16)
CSP
CSP expects 1H16 sales volume of 80,000 tons, up 20% YoY, with 2016 sales volume of not less than 160,000 tons or up 15% YoY. It expects 2H16 steel price to average Bt16-18/kg. It plans to increase 2016 target revenue in August. (Thun Hoon, 02/08/16)
GIFT
GIFT expects 2Q16 earnings to be good backed by higher sales. It expects 2016 net profit to be a record high. It is talking to a partner to invest in alternative energy, with a decision to be made by the end of this year. (Khao Hoon, 02/08/16)
Comment: And they’ve recently switched from the MAI to the SET

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ajd, alt, asimar, ccn, csp, gift, glow, gpsc, kbank, kool, mega, pk, plat, pstc, ptg, stanly, tasco, uac) 02.08.16

Stocks in the news (aav, beauty, fsmart, gencho, glow, gunkul, ksl, npp, siri, smpc, solar, tacc, top, tpch, vibha, wave) 15.06.16

AAV
Confident in AAV’s management team — The Srivaddhanaprabha family of duty-free operator King Power has insisted it does not plan to shake up Thai AirAsia nor delist the firm that owns the majority stake in Thailand’s largest budget carrier. (Bangkok Post, 15/6/16)
Comment: Get ready to see more duty free sales on every flight!
 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY plans to expand both at home and abroad. It expects to sign a contract to distribute cosmetics in Hong Kong and Taiwan this year. It expects 2016 revenue to be higher than Bt2.1bn. (Thun Hoon, 15/06/16)
Comment: It’s just impressive what they’ve done
 
FSMART
FSMART says Boon Term Top up machines have reached 77,000. It expects this to boost its 2Q16 performance. It targets 90,000 machines at the end of this year. (Thun Hoon, 15/06/16)
GENCO
GENCO expects 2016 net profit to mark a record high with good performance in all business segments. It expects more clients to bring good 2Q16 earnings. It expects to book revenue from its property business (C Space Bang Yai and B-Live condo). It plans to launch a Bt600mn project in the Ekkamai area. It plans to take over a power business. (Thun Hoon, 15/06/16)
GLOW
GLOW is budgeting Bt3-5bn to invest in an SPP. It expects this to replace the old one for which the PPA will expire in 2018-2021. It plans to invest in the power business at home and abroad. It targets 5,000MW/year. (Thun Hoon, 15/06/16)
Comment: And the dividend machine continues

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aav, beauty, fsmart, gencho, glow, gunkul, ksl, npp, siri, smpc, solar, tacc, top, tpch, vibha, wave) 15.06.16

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 (ait, ecf, fpi, gfpt, glow, ifec, jwd, mcs, mtls, nok, pranda, pps, pylon, samco, scn, seafco, spa, tpch, tu, twz) 25.02.16

AIT
AIT is talking to A prospective partner to provide data center service. It expects this to need Bt400mn capital investment. It plans to ask board approval in April. It plans to take part in Bt10bn public bids, of which it expects to get 40-50%. (Khao Hoon, 25/02/16)
Comment: They’ve come out saying a few times that they want to diversify away from being a project based company, and if the government is really adamant on these data centers then it just sounds like another great cash flow for those that are able to win these contracts

ECF
ECF reported 2015 net profit of Bt75mn. It will pay a dividend of Bt0.05/share, XD on April 19. It targets 2016 revenue of Bt1.5bn. (Khao Hoon, 25/02/16)

FPI
FPI targets 2016 revenue growth of 10% as the auto sector bottoms out. Its backlog is Bt600mn. It expects Bt300mn to be booked this year. It is talking to a partner to expand to India. (Khao Hoon, 25/02/16)
Comment: Haven’t they said that the deal in India was already completed?

GFPT
GFPT targets 2016 revenue to reach Bt16-18bn thanks to broiler price recovery and lower cost. (Thun Hoon, 25/02/16)
Comment: Well they have benefited from lower raw mat costs, the only question here is will the domestic price of chicken increase?

GLOW
GLOW’s board approved investing in Vietnam and Malaysia. Its 2015 net profit is Bt8.35bn. It will pay a dividend of Bt4.36/share, XD on April 29, PD on May 26. (Khao Hoon, 25/02/16)
Comment: Don’t be surprised to see GLOW continually offering special dividends every year

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ait, ecf, fpi, gfpt, glow, ifec, jwd, mcs, mtls, nok, pranda, pps, pylon, samco, scn, seafco, spa, tpch, tu, twz) 25.02.16

Stocks in the news (ap, dtc, gc, glow, iec, jmart, jsp, mcot, prin, pylon, sutha, thani, utp, wha) 02.10.15

AP
AP has achieved presales of Bt23bn for the first nine months. It targets 2015 presales of Bt28bn. It has signed a JV agreement with a Japanese partner to invest in a Bt2.6bn condominium at Ekkamai. (Khao Hoon, 02/10/15)
DTC
DTC subsidiary buys 1.925mn shares of DMS Property Investment Private Limited, for Bt88.625mn or a 5% stake. This company will operate a hotel business in the Maldives. (Khao Hoon, 02/10/15)
Comment: Keep your eye on this hotel co, if the new CEO turn this sleeping dinosaur into a godzilla, then it could just be a MINT/CENTEL in terms of performance
GC
GC is looking for a business partner to increase sustainable growth, pay dividend and increase working capital. It expects 3Q15 earnings to be good, bringing 2015 net profit growth of 50%. It expects to benefit from government measures, BOI privileges, and a recovery in the auto sector. (Thun Hoon, 02/10/15)
GLOW
GLOW is talking to prospective partner to invest in 1-2 water and solar power projects in Thailand, Myanmar and Laos. It expects this to be finalized soon. (Thun Hoon, 02/10/15) IEC IEC plans to invest in a VSPP in Songkla. It expects IRR of 14% and breakeven in seven years. (Khao Hoon, 02/10/15)
JMART
JMART plans to acquire retail businesses to set up an online market. It plans to expand JayMart shops in 10 Singer branches. It expects this to increase 2016 revenue. It expects 2015 revenue to achieve its target of 15%. (Thun Hoon,02/10/15)
Comment: JMART…love the CEO, but the mobile phone sales will continue to be hurt b/c of the carrier branded units, JMT is doing ok, JAS is an average asset, the investment in SINGER should pay dividends in a few years, but i think there’s better value elsewhere
JSP
JSP is talking to a prospective partner in China to invest in property at Pattaya; it expects the deal to be finalized by October 10. It expects 2015 revenue of Bt4bn. It plans to open two projects valued at Bt8bn by this year. (Thun Hoon, 02/10/15)
MCOT
MCOT expects poor 2015 revenue because of competition. It has budgeted Bt2bn for new contents. It expects 2016 revenue and net profit to recover. It plans to develop 50 rai of land beside Thailand Cultural Center. (Thun Hoon, 02/10/15)
Comment: And they’ll continue to be hurt for a while, although yes the 50 rai land plot could get local punters interested
PRIN
PRIN and partner plans to invest in 1MW solar roof for townhome in Sixnature Ramintra project. It expects to supply electricity by this year. (Thun Hoon, 02/10/15)
PYLON
PYLON expects to get a Bt200mn government project and expects to sign a contract soon. This project will raise its backlog to over Bt800mn. It expects to get a Bt1.2bn job next year. It expects 2015 revenue to mark a record high backed by transfers. (Thun Hoon, 02/10/15)
SUTHA
SUTHA is talking to prospective partners both local and foreign to broaden its distribution channel in ASEAN. It expects 2015 revenue to be close to 2014’s Bt1.08bn and Bt127.8mn in net profit. (Thun Hoon, 02/10/15)
THANI
THANI expects loans of Bt14bn this year (+20%). It expects net profit of Bt728bn with 4.5% in NPLs. It expects a gradual growth in 3Q15 earnings. (Khao Hoon, 02/10/15)
UTP
UTP expects 2016 revenue to be good backed by a 12MW cogeneration power plant which will increase capacity by 35% to 250,000-260,000 ton/day. It plans to broaden its customer base into AEC. It is looking for a partner. (Thun Hoon, 02/10/15)
WHA
WHA is talking to a prospective partner to invest in a 40MW waste power plant which is expected to be cleared in 4Q15. It plans to sell Bt13bn in assets to an REIT which is expected to be set up by December. It expects 2015 revenue of Bt19bn as targets. (Thun Hoon, 02/10/15)
Comment: @ 3 baht/share is this worth looking at? Some say yes, others say no, depends upon the story you have. 

Stocks in the news (ait, anan, ci, earth, glow, gpsc, irpc, jsp, malee, ml, pylon, mtls, seafco, tasco, tpch, winner) 05.06.15

AIT
AIT revised down 2015 revenue target from Bt6.8bn to Bt5-5.5bn due to a slowdown of government projects. Earnings are expected to turn around in 2H15 backed by infrastructure investment. (Post Today, 05/06/15)
Comment: Whatever happened to the wonderful digital economy that was supposed to push AIT’s growth into the stratosphere like every broker predicted?

ANAN
ANAN reported 5 month sales of Bt11bn. It plans to list subsidiary The Agent in a few years. It expects its subsidiary to report sales of Bt8.5bn. (Khao Hoon, 05/06/15)
Comment: No idea on what “The Agent” is, will have to look at it, but I do like the long term story of ANAN the most out of every property developer

CI
CI expects a net profit in 2Q15 from 2Q14’s loss of Bt25.78mn aided by booking revenue. It is confident it will achieve 15% revenue growth this year, benefitting from an uptrend of the property sector. The company plans to open a new project worth Bt4bn. (Thun Hoon, 05/06/15)
Comment: They have been buying shares back in the market for the past 12 months, perhaps there’s a story here.

EARTH
1H15 earnings will be better than 2H14 on higher orders and coal price. 2015 sales are targeted at 10mn tons. The investment in a power plant in the Philippines is expected to be finalized by 4Q15. Management says the baht depreciation is leading to higher exports. (Thun Hoon, 05/06/15)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ait, anan, ci, earth, glow, gpsc, irpc, jsp, malee, ml, pylon, mtls, seafco, tasco, tpch, winner) 05.06.15

Stocks in the news (aav, asimar, cgd, cnt, cpf, dcon, demco, drt, glow, ichi, itd, jas, kbank, mbket, moong, ndr, pae, ptt, qtc, uac, rs, rwi, samart, mlink, sappe, tsi, uwc) 20.03.15

AAV
China gives 85% load factor in 1Q15 – AAV reports that higher traffic from China remained the key driver to bring load factor to 85% in 1Q15. Management expects tourist sentiment towards traveling to Thailand to continue to improve over the remainder of the year despite the ongoing martial law. The Tourism Authority of Thailand says hotel bookings in Chiang Mai during Songkran is at over 90% despite the continued air pollution. (Krungthep Turakij, 20/03/15)
Comment: I’ve mentioned this enough times, AAV is the only airline you’d want to bother looking at on the Thai Equity market.

ASIMAR
ASIMAR expects 2015 performance to break the record with two projects on hand worth Bt1bn. The company will also benefit from more budget from the Port Authority of Thailand of Bt4.67bn. The company believes it will be awarded new projects from PAT amounting to Bt500mn plus Bt450mn from a private company. (Thun Hoon, 20/03/15)

CGD
CGD expects 1H15 performance to improve YoY given its abundant backlog. Management says revenue for 2015 could exceed Bt834mn. (Thun Hoon, 20/03/15)

CNT
CNT working to set up a new JV with foreign partner. The company aims to become one of the contractors selected for public sector investment projects. It expects to see greater opportunities in the AEC market which could be finalized soon. CNT also expects to be awarded more jobs from PTT group. (Thun Hoon, 20/03/15)
Comment: A surprising loss last year from this construction co, I do expect for things to improve and am wondering why they can’t bid for the larger projects like UNIQ has.

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Stocks in the news (BSM, CENTEL, GLOW, PTT, RATCH, SCC) 31.01.14

BSM

BSM is preparing to launch two new products during March-April supporting 2014 revenue of Bt700mn, +30% YoY. It said revenue in 2013 beat its target of Bt500mn. It will focus on the healthcare market. (Khao Hoon, 31/1/14)

Comment: New products will not have much influence on its performance if the demand in the construction market is still low during Q1-Q2 of 2014

CENTEL

CENTEL aims at 2014 revenue of Bt19bn, +10% YoY. It expects to receive additional 5-6 hotel management deals. It expects more revenue from 2 hotels in Maldives. Although hotel business in Bangkok has been pressured, hotels in rural have performed well with 80-90% occupancy rate. (Khao Hoon, 31/1/14)

Comment: Mimicing MINT in terms of the food and hotel combination, however their growth in management contracts is certainly impressive

GLOW

GLOW reported 2013 net profit of Bt7.2bn, +33% YoY. Revenue from sales and service was Bt69.7bn, +18.1% YoY, due to higher electricity sales from GHECO-One power plant to EGAT. (Khao Hoon, 31/1/14)

Comment: We’ve loved GLOW for years, however we now view it more as a dividend play pending the right entry price Continue reading Stocks in the news (BSM, CENTEL, GLOW, PTT, RATCH, SCC) 31.01.14

Stocks in the news (amata, bbl, cpf, global, glow, ps, wha) 06.01.14

AMATA

AMATA land sales for 2013 ended at 1,000 rai. In 2014, it plans to focus more on land sales abroad, especially in Vietnam, to avoid the political turmoil in Thailand. It said that 3-4 customers are already waiting to sign a deal. (Khao Hoon, 06/01/13)

Comments: AMATA’s business model is very simple, land sales, some years its good, some years its bad, and its during the negative period when one should consider picking up the stock

BBL

BBL targets 5-7% loan growth in 2014 — BBL plans to grow loans in 2014 at 5-7% YoY supported by all channels, despite political pressure. It said 2013 revenue growth hit its target at 8% and expects net profit of Bt36.7bn, up 11% YoY. (Khao Hoon, 6/1/13)

CPF

Targets 1,000 stores in India and Vietnam in 5 years — CPF plans to expand its business over the next five years with a target of at least 1,000 stores in India and Vietnam within the next five years. The company targets growth of 25-30% annually in those countries. (Khao Hoon, 06/01/13)  Continue reading Stocks in the news (amata, bbl, cpf, global, glow, ps, wha) 06.01.14