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Stocks in the news (bem, kbank, kce, ksl, lhk, mint, nch, pylon, ratch, sena, sgp, smpc, thana, tpch, wice) 25.08.16

BEM
BEM will negotiate with the BMTA for the Blue Line extension job in September. It accepts that passengers on the Purple Line are not meeting its target and pulling down revenue by Bt0.8mn per month. The BMTA has approved a reduction in average passenger fare of 30% to Bt14-29 and expects this to boost passenger load by 30% from 20K. (Kao Hoon, 25/08/16)
KBANK
KBANK expects leading to rise on recovery of automotive market. It expects new loans of more than Bt75bn or growth of 35% to bring total loans to Bt93bn. It expects profit to be a new high at above target of Bt682mn. (Thun Hoon, 25/08/16)
KCE
A Japanese fund is interested in investing in KCE and expects to make a decision soon. It will spend Bt200mn to renovate its factory at Ayutthaya, with operations starting back up in 4Q16. It targets 2016 revenue growth of 10% from 2015, supported by more orders. (Thun Hoon, 25/08/16)
KSL
KSL targets 2016 revenue growth of 20% thanks to an increase in sugar price (2016-2017) of 30% to US$0.21/pound from US$0.15/pound last year. It plans to expand its sugar mill and is bidding for a PPA biomass power plant. (Thun Hoon, 25/08/16)
Comment: Just as with the comment for KTIS, could it be time for the sugar co’s to perform?

Continue reading Stocks in the news (bem, kbank, kce, ksl, lhk, mint, nch, pylon, ratch, sena, sgp, smpc, thana, tpch, wice) 25.08.16

Stocks in the news (a, bgt, earth, fsmart, lalin, lhbank, q-con, max, mcs, mint, pttep, thani, world) 29.07.16

A
A expects 2016 net profit to mark a record high despite the slowdown in 2Q16 sales. It plans to launch 3-4 new projects, valued at Bt2bn. It expects 2016 sales to reach Bt6bn. It targets revenue to hit Bt10bn within three years. (Thun Hoon, 29/07/16)
Comment: It is rather incredible how this property developer started with effectively nothing back in ’97 to achieve these levels of revenues
 
BGT
BGT expects to show a net profit this year thanks to strong growth in sales in 1H16. It plans to launch new products throughout the rest of the year. It targets revenue to grow 15%. It plans to expand to Myanmar with two new branches. (Thun Hoon, 29/07/16)
Comment: A forgotten consumer brand retailer if there was one. One can guess that they’ve struggled with the advent of the new brands hitting the Thai market in the past 5 years
 
EARTH
EARTH expects 2H16 earnings to be good backed by numerous orders and seasonality. It plans to expand to China where it is getting orders amounting to Bt4-6bn/year. (Thun Hoon, 29/07/16)
FSMART
FSMART expects to report its earnings on Aug 11. It expects 2Q16 revenue and profit to record a new high, supported by more top-ups and the addition of 78,000 on-line top-up machines. It will sell 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia tickets on Aug 1. (Kao Hoon, 29/07/16)
Comment: And this compounding machine continues to grow
 
LALIN
LALIN plans to launch new projects to handle demand in 2H16. It expects demand to grow from public transportation. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 15%. Work on hand of Bt700-800mn is expected to be booked this year. (Thun Hoon, 29/07/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (a, bgt, earth, fsmart, lalin, lhbank, q-con, max, mcs, mint, pttep, thani, world) 29.07.16

Management Trades 06/06 – 10/06

Notable Transactions

Buy(s) THB 124mn

  • Whilst there were no major purchases above THB 20 mn in value, it was good to see a wide range of insiders buying their shares back in the markets

Sell(s) THB 1.1 bn

  • MINT – A block sale by the owner to his private co
  • TKN – They’ve been doing block sales for a while, to the best of my understanding its been to local asset managers

mgmt_trades

 

Stocks in the news (advanc, ajd, bem, bts, cpf, css, fire, forth, bm, mint, pca, ratch, samtel, scn, spali) 30.05.16

ADVANC
ADVANC asserts that financials are strong and it has no plan to increase capital. It plans to pay the first license fee payment of Bt8.04bn as scheduled and submit its bank guarantee before June 30. Dividend payout will be 100% of profit. It has budgeted Bt40bn to expand its network. (Kao Hoon, 30/5/16)
Comment: And with the call confirming the 100% payout maintained you’re saying shorts covering and some activity returning back to the stock, the key issue for the industry is still how crazy are True going to be with trying to capture market share.
 
AJD
AJD expects to expand to 50,000 on-line top-up machines to drive revenue to reach Bt1.6bn. It plans to expand its business to ASEAN in 2017. It expects to have more than 100,000 on-line top-up machines in 2018. (Kao Hoon, 30/5/16)
BEM
BEM expects to turn around after the MRT Purple Line is operating and bringing in revenue. It expects to get the MRT Blue Line job. This will support revenue growth of 10%. (Thun Hoon, 30/5/16)
BTS
BTS reported 2QFY16 net profit of Bt4.14bn or growth of 40%. It expects to pay a dividend of Bt0.34/share, XD on July 28. (Kao Hoon, 30/5/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (advanc, ajd, bem, bts, cpf, css, fire, forth, bm, mint, pca, ratch, samtel, scn, spali) 30.05.16

Stocks in the news (acap, bkd, cpf, major, mint, mtls, pcsgh, prin, snc, ticon, tog, tpch, uac, vgi, wice) 13.05.16

ACAP
ACAP reported 1Q16 profit of Bt16mn, up 244%, after changing strategy to focus on major customers and get new ones. It targets loans of Bt2bn by end-2016. (Kao Hoon, 13/5/16)
BKD
BKD reported net profit of Bt16.59mn, growth of 27%. It plans to reverse doubtful account of Bt28mn and profit on a delayed project of more than Bt20mn in 3Q16. It plans to bid for work worth Bt1bn. (Kao Hoon, 13/5/16)
CPF
CPF expects sales to grow 10-15% in 2016. It reported 1Q16 profit of Bt3.76bn, growth of 27% and revenue of Bt105bn, up 10%. It has an investment budget of Bt10bn. It plans to issue a debenture worth Bt10bn in 2H16. (Kao Hoon, 13/5/16)
Comment: A main reason for the market performing well recently, its GPMs were 400 bps higher than most analysts forecasts
MAJOR
MAJOR expects revenue and profit target growth of 10% in 2016. It expects 2Q16 will be new high. It will report 1Q16 earnings today. It has budgeted Bt1bn to add 100 movie screens in Thailand and abroad. (Kao Hoon, 13/5/16)
MINT
MINT reported 1Q16 profit of Bt3.57bn or growth of 66% supported by booking extra item plus an uptrend in its food and hotel business. (Kao Hoon, 13/5/16)
Comment: It’s just incredible that they have been able to grow this well despite being @ a higher base each and every year

Continue reading Stocks in the news (acap, bkd, cpf, major, mint, mtls, pcsgh, prin, snc, ticon, tog, tpch, uac, vgi, wice) 13.05.16

Stocks in the news (bem, big, bigc, gcap, gfpt, grand, gunkul, irpc, ivl, jasif, mint, mtls, pace, ple, richy, rml, sawad, tpc, tsr) 11.05.16

BEM
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
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.
BIGC
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
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
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?

Continue reading Stocks in the news (bem, big, bigc, gcap, gfpt, grand, gunkul, irpc, ivl, jasif, mint, mtls, pace, ple, richy, rml, sawad, tpc, tsr) 11.05.16

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 (banpu, ea, focus, hotpot, irpc, ivl, lalin, mint, mtls, true, win) 04.04.16

BANPU
BANPU expects Hong-Sa power plant to generate US$100-200mn/year, 40% of which it will book. It has budgeted US$554mn for its five-year investment plan. It expects capacity to reach 4,300MW by 2025. It expects coal sales to reach 43.1mn tons this year. (Khao Hoon, 04/04/16)
Comment: We are still wondering how they are going to pull off a turnaround in earnings.
EA
EA says its 90MW solar farm at Phitsanulok started up on April 1. This increases its total capacity to 278MW. It expects this to contribute revenue in 2Q16. It plans to invest in a 126MW wind power plant. (Khao Hoon, 04/04/16)
FOCUS
FOCUS expects 2016 net profit to be higher than last year: The launch of the Bt800mn FOCUS Ploenchit condo was successful, with 50% already transferred. It expects 1Q16 earnings to be good. (Thun Hoon, 04/04/16)
HOTPOT
HOTPOT expects to benefit from government Songkran measures. It expects this tax incentive to induce customers to dine out. It expects 2Q16 earnings to hit a record high. It says there is no talks with NPP about buying HOTPOT shares. (Thun Hoon, 04/04/16) ]
Comment: Hmm more likely that greyhound and MK Suki would benefit 

Continue reading Stocks in the news (banpu, ea, focus, hotpot, irpc, ivl, lalin, mint, mtls, true, win) 04.04.16

Thailand is #1 for China Tourists

And here you go…I wouldn’t be surprised to see 50% of all tourists in Thailand come from China within the next 5 years. So who benefits? It is isn’t necessarily just the airport (AOT), airlines (AAV, BA, NOK, THAI) nor the hotels (ERW, MINT, CENTEL, DTC) but names like BEAUTY have said that they’ve benefited from Chinese tourists, so the question is who else will benefit and be next sector/company that will grow?

Thailand is #1 for Chinese Tourists

Source: Bloomberg