AOT opening bidding for four contracts for Suvarnabhumi Phase ll. It expects to solicit bids for two contracts this year and will sell the bidding documents in October. It expects to raise its passenger capacity to 60mn passengers per year from 45mn passengers per year now. (Thun Hoon, 13/09/16)
Comment: Having just returned from JKT on the late night flight you can see both the arrival and departure halls bustling with passengers. I would be surprised to see capacity issues hitting AOT within the next 12 months
BEAUTY expects 3Q16 earnings to be good, supported by more demand. It expects 2016 revenue to grow no less than 20% from Bt1.79bn in 2015. There is progress in talks regarding distributors in Hong Kong and Taiwan and it expects a decision in 4Q16. (Thun Hoon, 13/09/16)
CHEWA targets three-year revenue growth of 20% annually, supported by developing new projects and buying property projects that already have their EIA. It plans to launch its first lowrise project worth Bt500mn at the end of October. (Kao Hoon, 13/0 9/16)
Comment: Its an interesting smaller property developer. But as always with this business model, scalability is an issue
IVL has closed the deal for a JV with Dhunseri Petrochem Limited in India. This will lift PET capacity to 700K tons per year, making it India’s second-largest producer. (Thun Hoon, 13/09/16)
Comment: Another acquisition, he’s well on his way to catching up to Reliance, but is such a strategy necessarily good for minority equity shareholders?
NCH launches single-house project worth Bt680mn and has sold 24 units worth more than Bt78mn. (Kao Hoon, 13/09/16)
AKP reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt18.08mn, up 61.6% YoY. It expects 2H16 performance to achieve its target. (Thun Hoon, 11/08/16)
BCH expects 2H16 earnings to be good supported by a faster breakeven at WMC than expected. It plans to increase Social Security clients to 800,000. It expects 2016 revenue to grow no less than 10%. (Thun Hoon, 11/08/16)
Comment: Well WMC has been waiting to breakeven for a long time…
Bangchak seeks 4th revenue engine – BANGCHAK PETROLEUM is seeking a new business to perform as the “fourth engine” of the company, after the spin-off of its green-power business. (The Nation, 11/08/16)
Comment: And the spin is expected to happen within the next 6 months
BIZ reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt8.1mn and total revenue of Bt106.59mn, a surge of 502.51% YoY due to realizing more revenue. (Thun Hoon, 11/08/16)
IVL reported 1H16 net profit of Bt10.84bn, increasing 95% YoY, and 2Q16 profit of Bt5.95bn supported by PET business recovery and booking extra gain of Bt2.49bn from an acquired business. (Kao Hoon, 11/08/16)
Comment: So they were able to boost their 1H16 #’s due to “extra gain” bookings from acquisitions, what magical things await in 2H16?
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 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 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 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 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 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 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)
BANPU expects to benefit from BPP because it has a 70MW solar farm in China. It expects the remaining 20MW to start up by 3Q16. (Khao Hoon, 11/07/16)
BJC has cancelled its capital increase PP of 800mn shares as investors needed more time to decide but the company had time constraints. It will do a rights offering next time around. (Khao Hoon, 11/07/16)
Comment: It’s no surprise that it failed because the RO has just done at 35, which investor would accept a PP @ 40?
BTS expects to sign the contract to operate MRT Green Line extension (North-South) by Dec 2016. It targets passenger growth of 5-6%. It expects operate the MRT Pink, Yellow, and Orange lines. It says its property business is still good, with backlog reaching Bt10.642bn. It expects this to contribute revenue till 2019. (Thun Hoon, 11/07/16)
FVC is studying investing in a new business. It expects 2H16 earnings to be good aided by Bt200mn from its medical business. It expects 2016 revenue to reach its target of Bt400-500mn. It expects net profit to be back to black this year. (Thun Hoon, 11/07/16)
IFEC expects Dhara Dhevi to exit from rehabilitation at the end of August. It expects to book extra gain from debt restructuring in 2Q16. It expects to sell land and residences. It expects to complete the purchase of solar and wind power plants in 3Q16. It targets operations of 100MW this year. (Khao Hoon, 11/07/16)
AOT is confident that FY2016 profit will be a new high. It reports 1H16 profit of Bt10.1bn supported by tourism recovery. It targets 2016 passengers of more than 12.5%. It will increase its investment budget to Bt194bn to develop six airports and increase non-aeronautical ratio to 50%. (Thun Hoon, 04/07/16)
BJC announces a second rights offering of not over 807,779,000 shares. It will indicate the number of shares that will be issued for a PP on July 8, 2016. (Kao Hoon, 04/07/16)
BKD expects 2016 net profit growth of 245.8% after booking an extra item of Bt410mn from the sale of 20 rai. It expects average revenue growth of 38.5% per year. It expects 2016 revenue to exceed Bt1.45bn. (Thun Hoon, 04/07/16)
IVL confirms that Brexit will not affect its business. It expects 2Q16 to show continued growth, supported by more orders and booking profit from acquiring a business. (Kao Hoon, 04/07/16)
Comment: One of the few commodity related names to not yet have rebounded post “brexit”
CHOW got EPC project from Primo energy for a 10MW solar farm. (FUKUI project, valued at Bt3bn.) (Khao Hoon, 16/06/16)
IVL plans to cooperate with Dhunseri, expects this to expand its PET market in India. It expects a decision to be finalized by 2016. It expects 2016 outlook to be good after its capacity reaches 9mn tons. It expects significant growth in 2016 net profit and revenue. (Thun Hoon, 16/06/16)
Comment: I’m looking forward to seeing what else they put in their 2Q16 numbers
LPN expects 2Q16 earnings to mark a record high. It expects 2H16 earnings to be better than 1H16 aided by Bt5bn in transfers and Bt5.8bn backlog. It expects 2016 sales to reach Bt17.6bn. It plans to launch 10-12 projects this year. (Khao Hoon, 16/06/16)
Comment: Well if 2Q is indeed the high, then it should be near THB 6 bn in revenues, otherwise they will have a tough time at matching last years revenue numbers
PYLON got a Bt150mn foundation project, expects to sign the contract soon. This raises its backlog to Bt750mn. It plans to take part in Bt2bn bids. It expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt1.2bn as targeted, backed by transfers. (Thun Hoon, 16/06/16)
SCN expects 2016 revenue to grow 40% thanks to higher demand for NGV. It is budgeting Bt1bn for business expansion. It expects a 5MW cooperative solar farm to start up by the end of this year. (Khao Hoon, 16/06/16)
BWG expects 2Q16 net profit to be good backed by revenue from industrial waste management service. It expects 2H16 earnings to be good aided by 9.4MW power plant and RDF (Refuse-Derived Fuel). It expects 2016 net profit of Bt379mn and expects to grow 50% next year backed by its 2nd power plant. (Thun Hoon, 31/05/16)
Comment: And they are issuing warrant after warrant for this. I’ve always liked the idea of industrial waste management but it looks like the focus of the company has shifted to powerplants more and more.
CSS expects to book revenue from communication system projects of ADVANC and DTAC. It expects 2016 revenue to hit its target of Bt5.3bn. It plans to take part in bidding for 15MW solar cell. It plans to expand abroad. (Thun Hoon, 31/05/16)
Comment: A retail darling at one point, could it be time for part 2?
EPG reported FY2016 net profit of Bt1.413bn, up 123%YoY, driven by all three business segments. It will pay a dividend of Bt0.12/share, XD on Aug 2. (Khao Hoon, 31/05/16)
IFEC expects 2Q16 net profit to back to the black from net loss in 1Q16 and higher than 2Q15 due to Bt700mn extra gain from debt restructuring at Dhara Dhevi. It expects Dhara Dhevi to exit from its rehabilitation plan in June and list on the SET in 2017. (Khao Hoon, 31/05/16)
Comment: Hmmm. Ok. A renewable hotel owner.
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 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 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 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?
BEM expects to open MRT Purple Line on Aug 6. It expects this to increase 2016 revenue growth to 15% as it will book Bt500mn/quarter as operating revenue. It expects 60,000 passengers/day. (Khao Hoon, 11/05/16)
BIG reported 1Q16 earnings of Bt234mn (221% growth) thanks to the boom in digital cameras. It expects revenue and net profit to mark a record high this year. It targets its market share to hit 65% at the end of 2016. (Khao Hoon, 11/05/16)
Comment: Blow out earnings, ignore the fact that its already trading near a market cap of THB 12 bn, retail, research, prop, everyone is loving this.
Central Group sells BIGC – Central Group yesterday confirmed it had sold its remaining 25% stake in Big C Supercenter to TCC Group, a holding company owned by tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi. (The Nation 11/05/16)
GCAP is beginning to offer nano-finance. It expects this to support its performance in 2H16. It expects loans to grow 50% to Bt400mn. It targets nano-finance loans of Bt20mn this year. It targets 2016 revenue to increase 10-15%. It expects to control NPLs to be under 12%. (Thun Hoon, 11/05/16)
Comment: We aren’t quite confident in their ability to grow given that the target customer are farmers…
GFPT reported 1Q16 net profit of Bt275mn, up 25.99% because of higher revenue and revenue from investment in associates (McKey and GFN). (Khao Hoon, 11/05/16)
Comment: Subs led the way, rev growth was meh, margins in line, where is this increase in chicken price?
AMATA expects to sell 1,000 rai of land this year because of high demand in 1Q16 from Chinese, Japanese, and Korean clients. It expects to sign a contract for the sale 400-500 rai soon. (Khao Hoon, 09/05/16)
CK plans to take part in Bt480bn in bids and expects to get 20-25% to add to its backlog. It expects 2016 ending backlog to reach Bt200bn from Bt85bn. It signed a Bt799mn contract with Nam Ngum2 Power Company Limited. It targets 2016 revenue to reach Bt35-38bn. (Thun Hoon, 09/05/16)
Comment: Well it is fairly obvious that backlog for the big construction co’s will plentiful
FER plans to invest in an 8MW waste power plant and 2MW biomass power plant. It expects IRR to be not less than 15%. (Thun Hoon, 09/05/16)
Comment: Another one? Is Biomass the new solar boom?
HPT expects 2016 revenue to grow 15-25% due to expansion at home and abroad. Its backlog is Bt30mn. It is budgeting Bt60mn to expand capacity, improve production and for marketing. (Khao Hoon, 09/05/16)
IRPC reported 1Q16 net profit of Bt3.01bn, down 21%YoY due to stock loss and loss from hedging. This cut its accounting GIM to US$11. (Khao Hoon, 09/05/16)
Comment: They were the darling when oil prices decreased, and now with oil prices recovering, well it’s the exact opposite story.