ASEFA expects its new plant to run this February. This plant will raise its capacity by 50%. It plans to open five more after-sales service centers to handle upcoming large orders. (Thun Hoon, 29/01/16)
Comment: Well the question will turn to utilisation rates, its a new ipo, not much of a public market track record and we still have many questions about it.
BCP expects 2015 net profit to be over Bt4.1bn (500% growth) despite net loss of Bt99mn in 4Q15 from stock and impairment loss. (Khao Hoon, 29/01/16)
BIG targets 2016 revenue to grow 10% by offering photography services and solutions. It plans to provide another service, printing photos from mobile phones, targeting the youth. It plans to pay a dividend on its robust 2015 earnings. (Thun Hoon, 29/01/16)
Comment: They say that 1) Margins are stable 2) Growth comes from consumers actually wanting to use cameras and the change in consumer behaviour; I say 1) Ok 2) Don’t see it ccontinuing
BWG targets 2016 revenue growth of 10-15% backed by increasing waste income. It is working with EGAT to invest in a waste power plant. It plans to cooperate with IEAT to invest in IE for alternative energy, with a decision to be made by April. Foreign investors are interested in its shares via PP. (Khao Hoon, 29/01/16)
Comment: It would be interesting to see how this company develops….if everything they say is true then there could be a decent amount of upside available. No idea why they would need a PP give that their capital base seems solid
FSMART targets 90,000 Boon-Term Top-Up machines by the end of this year. It expects these to contribute Bt21bn revenue in 2016. It expects to offers a new platform for its Top-Up machines to make them more user friendly. (Thun Hoon, 29/01/16)
Comment: Just amazeballs
AQUA reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt69.61mn (+108.16%). 9M15 net profit was Bt221.96mn (+114.74%) backed by a growth in sales of electricity, warehouses, and ads. (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)
ATP30 has three new customers. It will supply 30 cars that will contribute revenue from the beginning of 2016. It reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt2mn. 9M15 revenue grew 14.81%. It is confident 2015 revenue will reach Bt270mn (+15%). (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)
BMCL reported 3Q15 net loss of Bt148.18mn (-7%). Ridership rose to 300,000, raising revenue from fares by 9.66% while commercial development revenue rose 6%. (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)
Comment: CK has decided to merge BECL and BMCL they need the clean balance sheet of BECL to finance all of BMCL’s future growth
CHOW reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt36.27mn backed by implementing cost control, revenue from power business and FX gain. (Thun Hoon, 17/11/15)
Comment: We do wonder at what point will CHOW begin to recognise its expansion into Japan
COL expects 2016 revenue to grow 15% from Bt10bn this year. It plans to switch online sales to market place. It has budgeted Bt1bn to broaden its market at home and abroad. (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)
Comment: A switch from online sales to market place? Wait isn’t this an ecommerce business? I have often thought aloud that for this company to be the equivalent of, say, Amazon, a change in management and mind set would be needed.
AIT reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt148.84mn (+69.17%). Its 9-month net profit is Bt416.68mn. It expects to finish projects to reach target. (Thun Hoon, 16/11/15)
Comment: Astounding numbers from AIT, although given that Thailand’s government spending in this sector has been a bit slow last year it isn’t a surprise to see a decent recovery
AZAY reported 9-month performance of 7% growth YoY. It expects to use digital system to increase sale efficiency. (Khao Hoon, 16/11/15)
BSM reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt7mn (+20%) YoY after an increase in sales. (Thun Hoon, 16/11/15)
Comment: I’ve always liked this company but never found the valuation to be attractive…
CHO is likely to not get its main expected NGV bus project since the project is expected to be canceled. (Khao Hoon, 16/11/15)
Comment: Quite the surprise for the CEO, he seemed rather adamant that he was going to be able to successfully win.
Buy(s) THB 169 mn
- MALEE – Looks like a swap between the Central family members
- RS – And the owner keeps buying and buying
Sell(s) THB 959 mn
- BEC – Another large block sale by the maleenont family
- MALEE – See above
- MINT – Quite rare to see this director sell his shares in MINT, he’s been there for the past….15 or so years
- ACAP – It’s been news in the market that the major shareholders of ACAP have sold out.
- KC – This property company is somehow trading @ THB 2.5 bn mkt cap even though it’s profits have never been higher than THB 40 mn in the past 5 years
- TIPCO – These shares have run up because of its holding in TASCO, no surprise seeing a large sale here.