ANAN has achieved Bt3.6bn in presales from Aston Silom Condo (60% of total). It is interested in joining the “Baan Pracharat” project. It targets 2016 sales of Bt21bn. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)
Comment: According to management, they are going to report slower pre-sales than before because they’ll hold some inventory to make more $
ATP targets 2016 revenue of Bt310mn (15% growth). It is talking with four clients, with a decision expected by 2Q16. This will increase its clients to 30. It has put off its plan to acquire a hazardous waste handler. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)
COLOR targets 2016 revenue to grow 7-8%, backed by numerous orders. It expects exports to comprise 20%, focusing on ASEAN, Australia, and Europe. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)
GUNKUL reports its subsidiary that is engaged in the wind power business began operations at its wind power plants (Sub-Plu Wind farm1&2) on March 17. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)
INET expects to benefit from government IT plans in 2Q16 including village internet, digital economy, 4G, and educational and corporate Internet. It expects to get cloud solutions and data center projects. It expects new clients to reach 700 companies. It expects 2016 revenue to be higher than Bt800mn. (Thun Hoon, 18/03/16)
Comment: The digital economy story has gone quiet for a while but companies such as INET, ILINK and even WHA are going ahead with building data centers.
AKR expects 2016 revenue to reach a new high of Bt3.2bn backed by a 20MW solar farm in a government unit. It expects revenue from solar farms to comprise of 35% of total revenue from 10% this year. It plans to take part in bidding for the Bt4bn electric transformer project next year. (Thun Hoon, 17/12/15)
Comment: Well…not interested in this company, there are better options out there in the market
AP expects 4Q15 revenue to reach new high at Bt7.5bn with Bt900mn in net profit. (Khao Hoon, 17/12/15)
ARROW expects 4Q15 net profit to be good backed by economic recovery. It expects 2015 revenue to reach target of Bt1.2bn after 9M15 net profit hit a new high of Bt183mn. It plans to set up new plants in 2016 because of lower raw material price. (Thun Hoon, 17/12/15)
Comment: They have continued to benefit from the expansion of condominiums, warehouses and now potentially infrastructure in Thailand
BIGC plans to open many new stores next year: 6 hypermarkets, 3 BIGC markets, and 75 mini BIGC. It plans to set up an REIT. (Khao Hoon, 17/12/15)
ADVANC reported 2Q15 net profit of Bt9.8bn (16% growth) backed by higher service revenue and mobile phone sales. It will pay a dividend of Bt6.5/share, XD on Aug 11. It revised down 2015 target growth from 3-4% to 3%. (Khao Hoon, 04/08/15)
AJD is talking to prospective Chinese partner (Alibaba) to invest in logistics and Ecommerce in Thailand. It is considering an alternative for this JV such as capital increase via PP, or setting up a subsidiary. It expects conclusion by the end of this year. (Thun Hoon, 04/08/15)
Comment: I have my doubts that Alibaba would partner with AJD
ARROW expects 2Q15 earnings to be close to 1Q15’s Bt62.16mn. It is confident 2015 revenue will reach Bt1.2bn, backed by numerous orders. It has received BoI promotion for its product (tube for underground wire), which it plans to introduce in 3Q15. It targets revenue of Bt20mn from this product. (Thun Hoon, 04/08/15)
Comment: A wonderful grower in the past 2 years, the only question here is capacity constraint going to be an issue?
BDMS expects 2Q15 earnings of Bt1.5bn aided by local and international patients. 2H15 net profit is expected to be higher than Bt3.7bn. (Khao Hoon, 04/08/15)
FSMART expects revenue in 2Q15 will be robust, supported by the addition of top-up machines to bring its total to 50,000. It will also book revenue from selling advertising. It is confident that total revenue in 2015 will grow 40% from Bt1.16mn in 2014. (Kao Hoon, 2/6/15)
Comment: Still an amazing cash flow generating machine business
INET expects 36% profit growth in 2015 to Bt600-700mn. It will focus on the cloud business supported by more demand. It targets to increase cloud business activities to 30-40% of its portfolio. In 1Q15 it reported a margin of 26.79%, up from 2014’s 22.17%. It plans to budget for system development. (Tun Hoon, 2/6/15)
Comment: Not the first company to say they are expanding into the cloud business, it all depends if they will use a system like Amazon and just resell or their own, if their own then margins could be rubbish, if reselling far better, asset light and depending upon how well they sell, amazing margins.
MCS gaining from weak baht. It is confident that 2015 revenue will reach 10,000 million yen, supported by its backlog of 150,000 tons. (Tun Hoon, 2/6/15)
Comment: It’s always been a great company, but I’m not 100% convinced that its cheap at these levels
Japan’s Marubeni negotiating to buy 46.98% of ML for no less than Bt2.2/share. It plans to use the company as a base to lend to Japanese clients. (Kao Hoon, 2/6/15)
New Sapporo route affected – Thai AirAsia X chief executive Nadda Buranasiri said the airline’s Bangkok-Sapporo route would be affected by the JCAB’s ban. The airline will be able to offer service on this route for only two months, from May 1 to June 30. (Thun Hoon, 01/04/15)
Comment: All of this news about Thai airlines being subpar in quality is one of the silliest things ever done by the airline operators here in Thailand, it is just plain stupid stupid stupid.
BCP confident that 1Q15 will be better than 1Q14 as the firm is running at a higher utilization rate and refining margin is also trending up. The solar power plant in Japan will begin to book revenue in 2017. (Kao Hoon, 01/04/15)
BIG expects 10% revenue growth in 2015 in line with the continued recovery in tourism. The firm expects a better margin in 2015 than 2014’s 5.23%. (Thun Hoon, 01/04/15)
ABC unveils new business model — ABC will start selling its products through its website. The new model is expected to attract new customers in the credit card segment. It targets a growth in its customer base to 1 million by yearend. The company’s work on JYP concert will also support income in December. Revenue for the year is expected to hit Bt500mn. (Thun Hoon, 12/09/14)
Comment: Well, its an interesting business but has the stock price has been doing other wonders, hence the continued selling by management.
Hits ceiling on first trading day. CCN share price closed up at ceiling price of Bt3.74/share, up 199.20% from its IPO price of Bt1.25/share. Prices were driven by investors who see potential growth in the business. Management expects 2014 revenue to grow by 20%. It said proceeds will be use to increase liquidity and as working capital. (Kao Hoon, 12/09/14)
Comment: Same same IPO story
DSGT expects a jump in sales in 4Q14 on seasonality. It said revenues for the year will grow at double digit levels. It plans to expand in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar further through dealers and invest Bt800mn to increase production capacity. (Kao Hoon, 12/09/14)
Comment: Main issue for DSGT is still the performance in Indonesia which has been a drag on their earnings for the past 18 months or so
Just received this in my mailbox, its a rather nifty little infographic showing which publicly listed companies in Thailand will benefit from the recent issuance of 3G licenses to the telecom operators.
Source: Not sure, if someone knows do inform me so I can credit them properly