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Stocks in the news (aav, bay, bigc, centel, ck, com7, cpf, cwt, gold, ichi, ocean, uwc) 09.09.16

AAV
AAV expects 3Q16 to grow 20%, driven by Chinese tourists. It plans to open four more routes after already adding 10 routes this year. It is ready for the AOC assessment on Sept 12. (Thun Hoon, 7/9/16)
Comment: A discussion with the founder, T.F., indicates that he’d like to take back all of the Air Asia’s that aren’t fully under his control. I wonder what the outcome shall be for Air Asia Thailand
 
BAY
BAY goes for home loans with interest rates of 4-5% for seven years. It targets new home loans to grow from Bt52bn to Bt65bn and limited NPLs at 2.5-2.6%. (Khao Hoon, 9/9/16)
Comment: This is an amazing movement, don’t be surprised to see more and more clients shift to BAY
 
BIGC
BIGC to renovate Mahachai branch for Bt100mn. It plans to expand the area by 15,920 square meters. (Khao Hoon, 9/9/16)
CENTEL
CENTEL expects to perform well in 2H16, driven by its food business. It plans to expand its business abroad and buy a hotel in Dubai. (Thun Hoon, 7/9/16)
CK
CK increases revenue target to Bt44-45bn from Bt35-38bn. It plans to bid in the Bt200bn government project bids, lifting its backlog above Bt100bn. It says 2016 earnings will be better than 2015. (Thun Hoon, 7/9/16)
COM7
COM7 expects iPhone7 to boost sales. The iPhones will be available at stores around October this year. (Khao Hoon, 9/9/16)
Comment: It had a little pop pre the iPhone7 announcement but the market just took it down with everything else.

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Stocks in the news (aav, amata, amatav, ap, bem, big, bkd, bts, cmo, cpi, cwt, gold, itel, ktis, pttgc, rjh, samco, solar, spa, tacc, ureka) 23.08.16

AAV
AAV’s load factor was a high 85% in 1H16. Fares are also rising and jet fuel prices falling. It plans to open new routes in 2H16. It wants to cooperate with AOT to develop Don Mueang Phase 3 which will increase capacity to 40mn/year from 30mn/year. (Thun Hoon, 23/08/16)
Comment: I do wonder if they can get their own terminal like in KL
 
AMATA
AMATA target 2016 revenue growth of 5% and the sale of 1,000 rai of land. It is studying an investment in an industrial estate in Myanmar, with some decision expected by the end of the year. (Kao Hoon, 23/08/16)
AMATAV
AMATAV expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt1.4bn due to sale of land and good facilities rental and services business. It will book revenue from the sale of 193.75 rai at end-2016. (Kao Hoon, 23/08/16)
Comment: They are up against a rather big player in KBC (vietnamese co) and given that this is AMATA, I doubt they’ll be as good as they should be.
 
AP
AP is confident presales will achieve target of Bt31bn. It plans to launch three projects worth Bt16bn to stimulate sales in 2H16. It expects revenue of Bt23.7bn and has backlog of Bt12.8bn. (Thun Hoon, 23/08/16)
BEM
official opening of Sriratch expressway, Bangkok outer ring road. BEM expects 97,000 vehicles per day in the first year. It expects average revenue in Sep-Dec 2016 of Bt145mn per month and 2017 revenue of Bt1.8bn . (Kao Hoon, 23/08/16)
BIG
BIG plans two big events in 2H16 to support sales. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow more than 20%. It plans to add 4-5 Wonder Photo Shop branches this year. (Kao Hoon, 23/08/16)
Comment: A quick walk past their shop during the week shows that their Photo Shops are bustling with business. 

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Stocks in the news (ask, bla, demco, egco, gfpt, gold, gunkul, kce, nep, ptsc, ratch, sawad, siri, spa, susco, tu, thcom, wha) 10.08.16

ASK
ASK expects revenue and loan growth of not less than 15% on seasonality. It plans to issue a debenture to replace the old one of Bt7.3bn that is expiring. (Thun Hoon, 10/08/16)
Comment: It’s more likely that the continued improvement will come from decreased financing costs
 
BLA
BLA reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt9.3bn thanks to reversal of provisions. It will pay a dividend of Bt0.32/share, XD on Aug 25. (Khao Hoon, 10/08/16)
Comment: Despite the short term respite it’s still going to be tough for insurance co’s to make $ on their investment portfolio’s given these low yields
 
DEMCO
DEMCO says its 60MW wind power at Khao Kor commenced operations. It expects this to contribute Bt40mn income in 2017. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10-15%. Its backlog is Bt7bn, of which it expects to book Bt6bn this year. It plans to take part in Bt10bn in bids. (Thun Hoon, 10/08/16)
Comment: The issue surrounding Demco is still because of the loss of production payments 
 
EGCO
EGCO reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt2.04bn (+46%). This brought 1H16 net profit to Bt4.63bn (+58%). ( Khao Hoon, 10/08/16)
GFPT
GFPT reported 2Q16 net profit of BT380.79mn (+90%) backed by lower feed costs and growth in GFN and McKey. It expects 2H16 earnings to be good on seasonality. It expects exports to reach 6,500ton/quarter. It expects 2016 gross profit to grow 14%. (Thun Hoon, 10/08/16)
Comment: Every chicken/pork company has had a wonderful 2Q and it looks like chicken prices are continuing to increase into the 2H16
 
GOLD
GOLD reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt359.38mn, which brought 1H16 net profit to Bt560.77mn driven by large transfers from property stimulus measures. It expects 2016 revenue to reach its target of Bt10bn. (Khao Hoon, 10/08/16)

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Stocks in the news (acap, akr, bkd, chg, gold, ivl, lit, lph, oishi, ppp, siri, spa, tfg, tipco, uac) 25.07.16

ACAP
ACAP plans to expand to Cambodia and Myanmar via subsidiary “Capital OK” and expects to conclude the deals this year. It targets loans to reach Bt3bn after reported 1H16 loans of Bt2.1bn. It plans to issue a new debenture worth Bt600mn in 4Q16. It expects to list a subsidiary on the SET. (Thun Hoon, 25/07/16)
Comment: It isn’t unimagineable to see Thai financial co’s to gain strong market share in Laos and Cambodia, Myanmar however, could be a tougher nut to crack
 
AKR
AKR expects 2016 revenue growth of 25% supported by outstanding 2H16 earnings. It expects 2016 earnings to be expanded by government projects such as mass transit lines, SEZ and property that will support demand. (Thun Hoon, 25/07/16)
BKD
BKD expects 2H16 to be good. It plans to bid for 2-3 new jobs worth Bt3bn, of which it expects to get Bt1.5bn. It has backlog of more than Bt1.7bn and expects to book this in 3Q16. (Khao Hoon, 25/07/16)
CHG
CHG spent Bt600mn to invest in Ruamphat Chacherngsao Hospital. Construction will begin this September and it will open in 2018. (Khao Hoon, 25/07/16)
GOLD
GOLD expects to report good earnings in 2Q16 in mid-August. Its presales hit Bt8.5bn for the first half of the year with Bt3bn backlog. (Khao Hoon, 25/07/16)
Comment: The story for this company is rather well covered, residential property sales with some offices and a REIT.
 
IVL
IVL expects 2Q16 net profit to reach Bt2.5bn driven by higher sales and higher spread between PTA and PET. (Thun Hoon, 25/07/16)
Comment: And another revaluation of an acquisition ?
 
LIT
LIT expects 2H16 earnings to be good from seasonality in 3Q16. It expects revenue, net profit, and loan portfolio to grow not less than 30%. It expects 2016 performance to mark a record high. (Thun Hoon, 25/07/16)

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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!

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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)

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Stocks in the news (banpu, bm, cpn, csl, demco, epg, fpi, gold, jas, pttep, sena, tfd, trc, uu) 02.06.16

BANPU
BANPU to have BPP invest in solar farms in China and Japan. It expects to increase capacity to increase revenue in 2017. The coal business continues to be good. It plans to acquire another mine and to invest in renewable energy to replace coal, such as water and solar. It expects to increase capacity to 2,400MW in 2020. (Thun Hoon, 2/6/16)
BM
BM expects 2Q16 earnings continue to grow. It is confident 2016 revenue growth will hit target at 20% from last year and bring net profit up supported by more orders. It expects to get a job in Suvarnabhumi phase 2 expansion. (Kao Hoon, 2/6/16)
CPN
CPN expects 2Q16 to be similar to 1Q16. It maintains its revenue target growth at 14-15% and is preparing to open a new department store. It plans to increase rental space in its department stores to 2-3% and in office building to 3-5%. (Kao Hoon, 2/6/16)
Comment: Still the incumbent in the retail industry in Thailand. International expansion is a positive but does have lower margins.
 
CSL
CSL expects 2016 revenue to increase 2-3% supported by a data center, for which renters have reached 68% now. The broadband business continues to grow. It targets 10,000 customers in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 2/6/16)

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Stocks in the news (aot, egco, epg, fn, gold, gunkul, lit, nncl, pf, preb, ps, sappe, tcc, tmill) 26.05.16

AOT
The board of directors of Airports of Thailand’s (AOT) yesterday approved the master plan for the development of Chiang Mai airport. The project will be carried out in two phases. The first, set for 2016 to 2025, is aimed at boosting the airport’s passenger capacity to serve 18 million travelers a year. In the second phase, from 2026 to 2030, the capacity will be further increased to serve 20 million passengers per year, of which 8 million will be international passengers and 12 million domestic travelers. (The Nation, 26/5/16)
Comment: And the monopoly will continue growing, interesting fact learnt last night, Thailand has ~30-40 mn visitors p.a., Spain has ~70mn. 
 
EGCO
EGCO expects to book revenue from Khanom power plant unit 4 in 3Q16 and expects to start commercial operations on June 19, 2016. The Chaiyaphum wind farm is expected to start up in late 2016. It plans to expand its business abroad, with an eye especially on the Philippines. It plans to cooperate with a partner to invest in a battery storage electrical system. (Kao Hoon, 26/5/16)
EPG
EPG expects 2017 revenue to grow to Bt10bn supported by continued growth in its overall business. Government projects will increase construction materials demand. It expects the board to approve new investment. (Thun Hoon, 26/5/16)
Comment: But the driver is still going to be the shift from metal based materials on automotives to plastic based. 
 
FN
FN sent filing to the SEC for an IPO of 250 million shares. It plans to expand its branches and renovate old branches. (Thun Hoon, 26/5/16)
GOLD
GOLD expects 2Q16 to be good supported by property tax incentives. It expects 2016 revenue will hit its target of Bt9.7bn supported by more demand. It plans to build a condo and open 12 new projects. This will increase its backlog from Bt4bn. (Thun Hoon, 26/5/16)
Comment: Their issue, just as we have already seen with PS, is that there is a certain limitation to how far a property company can grow in Thailand as Bangkok is the only real targetable market.
 
GUNKUL
GUNKUL plans to acquire a company that has a solar farm PPA. It expects to get 150MW this year. It expects more revenue in 2H16. It plans to increase its revenue target of Bt5.8bn in 3Q16. (Thun Hoon, 26/5/16)

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Co Visit: Golden Land Plc (GOLD)

Rebuilt Golden Land starting to shine

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Mr Thanapol, president of Golden Land, still sees demand in residential housing.

Golden Land Plc (GOLD) is a leading residential and commercial real estate developer. President Thanapol Sirithanachai discusses the company’s strategy and outlook.

GOLD has undergone a successful turnaround over the past few years. How this was achieved?

In the first year of the turnaround, 2013, we rebuilt the foundation of the company, refocusing only on residential and commercial projects and improving our workforce, management teams and project management. We also expanded our team from 80 to 480 people today.

In 2014 we were able to unlock the value that existed within GOLD. We acquired additional assets and the developer Krungthep Land (KLAND), all of which combined to increase our revenues from 1.6 billion baht to 4.4 billion with a profit of 350 million, while our asset base grew from 12 billion to 21 billion baht.

In 2015 we continued building on our new base and now have low-rise products in townhomes and single detached houses across virtually every segment, as well as three office buildings in Bangkok. As a result we were able to pay our first dividend in seven years to our shareholders and plan to continue doing so as our performance improves.

Your shareholder base is interesting with Frasers Property recently acquiring a stake. How does Frasers add value to GOLD?

We issued an additional 685 million shares to Frasers Property Holdings (Thailand), the local unit of Frasers Centrepoint, at 7.25 baht per share for a total of 4.97 billion baht, and it now holds 29.5% in GOLD. Frasers is a fully fledged real estate group with assets in 70 cities around the world and a proven track record in large-scale, mixed-use developments.

Frasers also has REIT platforms in retail, commercial and hospitality. Thus we hope to benefit from its decades of knowledge so that we can take GOLD to the next stage.

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Stocks in the news (eastw, gold, gpsc, kool, nwr, pttep, qh, qtc, uac, sc, siri, smt, thana, top, yuasa) 19.04.16

EASTW
EASTW expects 2Q16 net profit to be peak because of seasonality. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 5% from 2015’s Bt4.65bn brought by continuous demand growth. It plans to list its subsidiary by 4Q16. (Thun Hoon, 19/04/16)
Comment: We’ve been waiting for this UU IPO for quite a while now.
GOLD
GOLD is talking to a prospective partner to invest in property business abroad, with a decision to be made within next year. It targets 2016 revenue of Bt9.77bn driven by transfers. (Thun Hoon, 19/04/16)
GPSC
GPSC expects 1Q16 earnings to be above Bt600mn (+28%YoY, +117%QoQ) mainly driven by Bt180mn dividend from subsidiary RPCL. (Thun Hoon, 19/04/16)
KOOL
KOOL targets 2016 revenue to grow 40% on the back of a marketing campaign and higher sales because of the high temperatures. (Bangkokbiznews, 19/04/16)
NWR
NWR expects to sign contract for motorway (Bang Pa-In – Korat) valued at Bt2.5bn soon. It plans to take part in Bt30bn in bids. It is studying investing in new business which is expected to raise revenue in 2017. (Khao Hoon, 19/04/16)
Comment: The issue here is that they can’t do more than what their balance sheet permits despite their best efforts

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