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Stocks in the news (bay, bsm, ci, forth, lph, nyt, planb, sawad, sgp, siri, spa, tapac, thani, ticon, vibha) 16.09.16

BAY
BAY expects 2016 auto leases to reach Bt133bn. It has raised its loan target to Bt279bn after expanding its services to the eastern part of the country. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
Comment: The moment that BAY increases the free float i wouldn’t be surprised to see the stock price increase based purely upon fund flow
 
BSM
BSM expects 2H16 earnings growth to be outstanding after 1H16 profit of Bt0.97mn. It expects to focus on high margin products and launch new products. It is confident that 2016 revenue will hit its target of Bt700mn, growth of 20%. It plans to sign a contract for work in Papua New Guinea worth Bt100mn in 4Q16. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
CI
CI expects 4Q16 to be outstanding due to booking revenue from the sale of assets and high season. It expects 2016 revenue to reach its target of Bt3bn, supported by booking revenue from more projects and launching a new project worth Bt2.91bn. This will increase its backlog from more than Bt2bn. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
Comment: If you compare CI today versus where it was 5 years ago you’d be impressed by their ability to become a property company with relatively consistent earnigns
 
FORTH
FORTH expects to bid for a government project worth Bt1bn and expects to get the job. It maintains its 2016 revenue target at Bt5.8bn, supported by more orders and its subsidiary. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
LPH
LPH has switched to long-term lease of Decha Hospital from an outright purchase. The lease will extend 20 years and a decision is expected this month. It expects 3Q16 revenue growth of 10%, giving 2016 revenue growth of 10-15%. It plans to buy two hospitals. (Kao Hoon , 16/09/16)
NYT
NYT is negotiating with a foreign partner to do a port in Indonesia to support auto production and plans to add a warehouse on 80 rai to generate income. It plans to increase investment in the C0 port to 29% from 20%. It expects 2016 profit to record a new high, supported by increasing auto exports. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
Comment: The monopoly expands

Continue reading Stocks in the news (bay, bsm, ci, forth, lph, nyt, planb, sawad, sgp, siri, spa, tapac, thani, ticon, vibha) 16.09.16

Stocks in the news (age, aot, ba, bem, cpf, ea, gunkul, intuch, itel, jubile, kce, lph, ndr, ptt, sena, skr, thai, tpbi, tu, wiik) 15.08.16

AGE
AGE expects 2H16 to be good. It plans to do a marketing campaign in ASEAN. It is confident that 2016 sales will reach the target of 2.2mn tons. It reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt29mn, up 4% YoY and total revenue over Bt1bn. (Thun Hoon, 15/08/16)
AOT
AOT reported 3QFY16 profit of Bt5.06bn, growing 24% supported by a 20.62% growth in lowcost airline passengers and total passenger growth of 11.08%. It passed more than 90mn passengers through its gates in the nine months and profit was Bt15bn. (Kao Hoon, 15/08/16)
Comment: The bombing over the weekend isn’t going to help matters in the ST, but unless there are continued incidents in Thailand I doubt that there’ll be a permanent impact over the med-long term
 
BA
BA expects 2H16 to be better than 1H16 due to high season. It plans to open two new routes to increase Chinese passengers. It has budgeted Bt1bn to expand Samui Airport to support 6mn passengers per year. It reported 1H16 earnings of Bt1.46bn or growth of 12.5%. (Thun Hoon, 15/0 8/16)
BEM
BEM reported 1H16 earnings growth of 12.3% to over Bt1.2bn and expects 2H16 to continue to grow. It will bid for a new job and plans to list its subsidiary soon. (Thun Hoon, 15/08/16)
CPF
CPF reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt4.02bn or growth of 35%, with 1H16 net profit of Bt7.78bn supported by more sales, both domestic and export. It will pay an interim dividend of Bt0.50/share, XD on Aug 23. (Kao Hoon, 15/08/16)
EA
EA reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt992mn or growth of 33%, due to booking revenue from its solar farm in Phitsanulok. It will COD 126MW a wind power plant at the end of this year. (Kao Hoon, 15/08/16)
GUNKUL
GUNKUL reported 1H16 net profit of Bt315.94mn, up 42.62% from Bt221.53mn in 1H15. It expects demand to increase and will continue to expand business to support earnings growth. (Thun Hoon, 15/08/16)
Comment: Similar to most renewable players, GUNKUL’s growth is relatively straightfwd to forecast for the next few years. The jumps in revenues will come from new projects

Continue reading Stocks in the news (age, aot, ba, bem, cpf, ea, gunkul, intuch, itel, jubile, kce, lph, ndr, ptt, sena, skr, thai, tpbi, tu, wiik) 15.08.16

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)

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

Stocks in the news (aot, bjc, bkd, ivl, lph, lpn, maco, mcs, nwr, pca, ps, rs, tf, vgi) 04.07.16

AOT
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
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
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
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”

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aot, bjc, bkd, ivl, lph, lpn, maco, mcs, nwr, pca, ps, rs, tf, vgi) 04.07.16

Stocks in the news (amata, ck, fer, hpt, irpc, ivl, jwd, lph, major, mint, nncl, richy, rojna, tog, trubb, upa, xo) 09.05.16

AMATA
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
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
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
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
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.

Continue reading Stocks in the news (amata, ck, fer, hpt, irpc, ivl, jwd, lph, major, mint, nncl, richy, rojna, tog, trubb, upa, xo) 09.05.16

Stocks in the news (ap, asefa, banpu, beauty, ccn, city, cpf, epg, gold, iec, lph, mint, top, tvo, xo) 12.04.16

AP
AP expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt23.7bn supported by Bt13.29bn transfers and Bt3.4bn condo backlog. It plans to launch 20 new projects valued at Bt32.7bn. It expects this to lift its sales to hit its target of Bt31bn. (Khao Hoon, 12/04/16)
ASEFA
ASEFA expects 2016 earnings to be good. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 15% brought by Bt1.7bn transfers and public projects. It expects to get more projects after it takes part in Bt2- 3bn bids. It has budgeted Bt150mn to increase its capacity by 50%, preparing for new orders. It expects 1Q16 earnings to be good from high sales. (Thun Hoon, 12/04/16)
BANPU
BANPU expects to show net profit of Bt1.6bn in 2016 mainly driven by Hong-Sa power plant which is expected to contribute revenue in 2Q16. (Khao Hoon, 12/04/16)
Comment: The shift from being known as a coal company to a utility is nearly complete for BANPU 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY expects 1Q16 earnings of Bt105.8mn (+39%), brought by 31% sales growth. (Khao Hoon, 12/04/16)
Comment: Just incredible earnings, I still don’t understand the demand side and will most likely continue to hit my head against the wall

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ap, asefa, banpu, beauty, ccn, city, cpf, epg, gold, iec, lph, mint, top, tvo, xo) 12.04.16

Stocks in the news (acap, bafs, cfresh, chow, epg, irpc, jubile, kbank, loxley, lph, sam, tfg, tsr, twpc, uac, xo) 21.03.16

ACAP
ACAP expects 1Q16 net profit to back to black and stay there for the remainder of this year. It expects to wipe out retained losses this year. It expects to make a decision on the credit card business with foreign partners by mid-2016. (Khao Hoon, 21/03/16)
Comment: Given that the credit card business is already well and truly saturated in Bangkok, I don’t see how ACAP can make a dent in it.

BAFS
BAFS is budgeting Bt8bn to invest in an oil pipeline in the north, expects this to handle 14,000mn liters oil by 2019. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 11%. It targets fuel demand for aviation to grow 6-7%. It is considering investing in the resort business. (Thun Hoon, 21/03/16)
Comment: BAFS aim here is to effectively act as the owner and collect a fee from the amount of oil transported through the pipeline, an oil highway if you will.

CFRESH
CFRESH expects 2016 revenue to grow 10-15% brought by orders from the US and Japan. It expects gross margin to improve from last year to 13-14% after its customers in Europe increased orders. Its subsidiary abroad is having lower net losses after a business restructuring. (Thun Hoon, 21/03/16)

CHOW
CHOW expects the steel industry to recover because it got Bt1.6bn in orders. It expects to benefit from a 30% increase in steel price. It expects 80MW power business to contribute revenue of Bt1.2bn. (Thun Hoon, 21/03/16)
Comment: They’ve been incredibly active on the power front trying to buy plants and investing in Japan

Continue reading Stocks in the news (acap, bafs, cfresh, chow, epg, irpc, jubile, kbank, loxley, lph, sam, tfg, tsr, twpc, uac, xo) 21.03.16

Stocks in the news (apco, akr, ccp, dcon, dtac, gl, irpc lalin, lph, ori, pjw, pk, qtc, smart, snc, spcg, thana, tpoly) 10.02.16

APCO
APCO expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 10% despite the slowdown in domestic purchasing power. It expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt450mn with a gross margin of 25%. It plans to increase its distribution channels through local retail stores. It is looking for a partner to build its network in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. (Thansetthakij, 10/02/16)
AKR
AKR targets 2016 revenue growth of 25% backed by robust earnings every quarter after it adjusted its strategy. It plans to focus on marketing campaigns and increase inventory in 1Q16. It plans to take part in PEA and MEA bids, valued at Bt6bn, in 2Q16. It expects the government to approve solar projects in March. (Thun Hoon, 10/02/16)
Comment: Again the issue with AKR is that there are just better companies doing the same business in the market. 
CCP
CCP got concrete orders on motorway project (Pattaya-Mabtaphut), valued at Bt500mn. This will increase its 2016 backlog. It expects 2016 revenue of to Bt2.6bn. It expects to benefit from public projects and property projects. (Khao Hoon, 10/02/16)
Comment: A Definitely beneficiary from all this infrastructure spending, but it seems rather priced in already
DCON
DCON expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt1.15bn aided by a larger customer base. Its management is okay with a capital increase as it will support fundamentals and decrease its D/E ratio to 0.2X. It is budgeting Bt400mn to buy land. It plans to pay a dividend at a payout ratio of not less than 25%. (Thun Hoon, 10/02/16)
Comment: Is DCON shifting further and further away from being a pure manufacturer of construction material to a property developer? 

Continue reading Stocks in the news (apco, akr, ccp, dcon, dtac, gl, irpc lalin, lph, ori, pjw, pk, qtc, smart, snc, spcg, thana, tpoly) 10.02.16

Stocks in the news (abc, com7, csp, ctw, dcorp, forth, iec, ktc, lph, mtls, ncl, pmta, pttep, tsk, ttcl) 23.11.15

ABC
ABC plans to do M&A and acquisition. It is talking to acquire two property projects and expects the deal for one to be concluded this year. It plans to launch the Bt2.5bn ABC Residential condo. It plans to introduce a new service “E-Payment” in December. (Khao Hoon, 23/11/15)
Comment: We are still confused about this company’s business model, eservices, property, renewable energy?!

COM7
COM7 expects 2015 revenue to be an 18-year high. It expects 4Q15 revenue to be not less than Bt4bn thanks to 4G. It expects to finish its 2016 business plan in December. (Thun Hoon, 23/11/15)
Comment: And iphone sales of course

CSP
CSP is talking to prospective partners to take part in mega project. It expects talks to be concluded at the beginning of next year. It expects 2016 revenue to turn around, backed by Bt100-200mn in exports to Myanmar. (Thun Hoon, 23/11/15)

CTW
CTW expects 2016 to grow because it plans to expand its business by doing a JV between its subsidiary and a management system company. It expects to be a major systems management company for ADVANC, DTAC, and TRUE. It expects to get many projects from both the public and private sectors. It expects to get an MRT project from ITD. (Thun Hoon, 23/11/15)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (abc, com7, csp, ctw, dcorp, forth, iec, ktc, lph, mtls, ncl, pmta, pttep, tsk, ttcl) 23.11.15

Stocks in the news (bla, dcc, epg, fire, lph, mill, ori, pae, polar, sta, tfg, tmi, tvt) 08.10.15

BLA
BLA’s long-term outlook is bright as the firm is changing business strategy to sell more highvalue products like collectors’ insurance, which will boost gross profit in the future. Insurance premiums in the month of July also showed positive signs, up 173% from the previous month. (Than Hoon, 08/10/15)
DCC
DCC expects record profit in 2015 while 3Q15 earnings are expected to grow by 16% YoY due to selling more high-yield products as well as cost control. (Khao Hoon, 08/10/15)
Comment: That is impressive, a couple of reasons for it 1) lower costs 2) high GPM’s on products 3) Is upcountry really buying that much more? 
EPG
EPG’s management feels confident about FY2H15 outlook (October 2015-March 2016) owing to seasonality and the weakening baht. The firm also maintains positive revenue guidance at Bt9bn for FY 2016. (Than Hoon, 08/10/15)
Comment: It’s quite the interesting niche company with a massive global footprint. 
FIRE
FIRE has decreased its target revenue growth in 2015 from 15% to 10%. It plans to expand abroad and expects to open an office in Cambodia next year. It expects revenue growth in 2016 at no less than 15%. (Kao Hoon, 08/10/15)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (bla, dcc, epg, fire, lph, mill, ori, pae, polar, sta, tfg, tmi, tvt) 08.10.15