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Stocks in the news (aot, beauty, gel, gfpt, gunkul, irpc, kce, maco, ori, pk, ptg, thai, tkt, tse, utp) 23.09.16

AOT
AOT board approved the plan to develop Hat Yai airport. The development will cover a 2year period with a budget of Bt15.1bn. It expects to support 10mn passengers per year by 2030. (Kao Hoon, 23/09/16)
Comment: It’s quite interesting that nothing is ever really spoken about the development of Southern Thailand. If you look at the numbers, Hat Yai is an important part of Thailand’s economic development.
BEAUTY
BEAUTY is outstanding, with average profit growth of 36% per year in 2016-2017 due to more branches and distribution channels. (Kao Hoon, 23/09/16)
GEL
GEL plans to increase capacity to allow it to handle more jobs, both government and private. It targets increasing the portion of government jobs to 35% from 20% and is confident that 2016 revenue will reach its target of Bt1.8-2bn. It expects 2017 earnings to be good with revenue growth of 15-20%. It plans a JV with a partner to support business. (Thun Hoon, 23/09/16)
GFPT
GFPT is confident that 3Q16 earnings will be good, supported by high season. It plans to increase capacity to handle more exports to Japan. It expects margin to reach 14% from 12% last year due to cost management and expects 2016 revenue growth of 2-3%. (Thun Hoon, 23/09/16)
Comment: Still the best chicken operator in the country. Question now is what will happen to chicken prices over the next 6-12 months?
GUNKUL
GUNKUL targets power plant capacity of 1,000MW in Thailand with 200MW in Japan. It is the first 100% Thai company to be granted loans by large Japanese banks of JPY11.78bn to build a solar power plant with capacity of 38.1MW; COD is expected in 1Q18. (Thun Hoon, 23/09/1 6)

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Stocks in the news (ajd, alt, asimar, ccn, csp, gift, glow, gpsc, kbank, kool, mega, pk, plat, pstc, ptg, stanly, tasco, uac) 02.08.16

AJD
AJD is adding 20,000 online top-up machines and it is confident that at end of 2016 it will reach 50,000 machines. It has budgeted Bt10mn for marketing and promotional campaigns in 2H16. (Khao Hoon, 02/08/16)
Comment: If they could pull off what FSMART has done then perhaps for the first time in a decade I may consider this name
 
ALT
ALT expects 2H16 earnings to be good backed by trading business and 4G. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 10% from last year’s Bt2.6bn brought by IT trend. It plans to take part in bids. (Thun Hoon, 02/08/16)
ASIMAR
ASIMAR expects 2H16 earnings to be outstanding upon the booking of more revenue. It has backlog in hand of Bt380mn. It plans to bid for more jobs from TAT. (Kao Hoon, 02/08/16)
CCN
CCN is negotiating with both listed and non-listed companies about partnership. It plans to diversify to energy, with a decision to be made by the end of 2016. It expects 2H16 revenue at Bt100mn, growth of 20%. (Thun Hoon, 02/08/16)
CSP
CSP expects 1H16 sales volume of 80,000 tons, up 20% YoY, with 2016 sales volume of not less than 160,000 tons or up 15% YoY. It expects 2H16 steel price to average Bt16-18/kg. It plans to increase 2016 target revenue in August. (Thun Hoon, 02/08/16)
GIFT
GIFT expects 2Q16 earnings to be good backed by higher sales. It expects 2016 net profit to be a record high. It is talking to a partner to invest in alternative energy, with a decision to be made by the end of this year. (Khao Hoon, 02/08/16)
Comment: And they’ve recently switched from the MAI to the SET

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Stocks in the news (aot, ap, bsm, centel, cho, fsmart, lh, malee, pk, qtc, sci, spa, tk, tmb, ttcl) 06.06.16

AOT
AOT plans to open bidding for the APM system at Suvarnabhumi valued at Bt3bn in midJune. It expects to finish the deal in October 2016. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
Comment: AOT has been very quiet recently in terms of their expansion plans.
 
AP
AP got revenue of more than Bt8.55bn, up 20%, in five months. It plans to launch new projects and campaigns. It is confident sales will reach its target of Bt31bn in 2016. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
Comment: Perhaps the last sector left to run in the Thai market.
 
BSM
BSM increase capital to RO and issue warrant (BSM-W2). It expects to funding of Bt150mn for develop property. It sets 2016 revenue target to over Bt1bn. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
CENTEL
CENTEL expects 2Q16 earning to be good supported by tourism tax. It sets revenue target growth 10% from Bt19.2bn from 2015 due to tourism expansion. (Thun Hoon, 6/6/16)
CHO
CHO expects to turn around. It expects 2016 profit of Bt77mn, growth of 113% from 2015, supported by backlog of Bt645mn. It plans to book Bt400mn this year. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
FSMART
FSMART is confident that 2Q16 earnings will grow as it expands the Boon Term top-up machines. At the end of April, it had 75,000 machines and expects to reach 90,000 this year. It is confident that revenue from Boon Term top-up machines will be over Bt28bn. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
Comment: Still a growth machine. 
 
LH
LH expects 2016 transfers to hit Bt28bn as targeted after backlog reached Bt20bn. It plans to launch 14 projects valued at Bt23.5bn. It expects this to increase its presales to Bt28bn at the end of this year. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
MALEE
MALEE expects 2016 revenue growth to be higher than target at 15% aided by the baht weakening and higher sales abroad. It plans to expand to CLMV and ASEAN. It expects its associated company in the Philippines to contribute doubled revenue. (Thun Hoon, 06/06/16)
Comment: The Philippines has done far better than what most people expected. It does raise the question why couldn’t ICHI and SAPPE do the same in their international expansions.

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Stocks in the news (aav, age, bigc, dtac, jas, pk, prin, sam, sci, sena, spali, super, tog) 03.05.16

AAV
AirAsia mulls Thai hub – AirAsia, the continent’s largest no-frills airline group, is keen to boost its position in Thailand with the relocation of its regional nerve centre from Indonesia to here. In a discussion with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday, AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes said the group would also like to build its own airports in Thai provinces such as Surat Thani. Furthermore, AirAsia is interested in a partnership with flag carrier Thai Airways International (THAI) to create a business synergy without equity partnership or competition, said Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak. AirAsia wants to strengthen its presence in Thailand, which it perceives as a gateway to Asean with significant growth potential in aviation businesses, said Mr Somkid. (Bangkok Post, 30/4/16)
Comment: It would obviously be a huge positive for AirAsia if they can pull it off here in Thailand, but would the government be willing to throw away a monopoly?

AGE
AGE expects revenue of Bt300mn from the service business. It expects to increase export portion to 30%. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow 10% supported by coal business recovery and it has backlog of Bt200mn. (Thun Hoon, 3/5/16)
Comment: I’ve heard about a supposed recovery in coal since…2011?

BIGC
Central, partner buy Big C VN for 920m euros – CENTRAL GROUP in partnership with Nguyen Kim Group yesterday announced the acquisition of Big C Vietnam from France’s Casino Group for 920 million euros (Bt36.6 billion). Central said the acquisition represented the strength of its will to keep expanding its business in Asia. “Central Group and Nguyen Kim Group have officially acquired Big C Vietnam, which has been operated for more than 18 years,” said Tos Chirathivat, CEO of Central Group. He said Big C Vietnam had 43 stores nationwide, comprising 33 hypermarkets and 10 convenience stores, and 30 shopping malls. “Total revenue in 2015 was approximately 586 million euros.” (The Nation, 30/4/16)
Comment: Boom!

DTAC

DTAC urges full spectrum allocation road map – TOTAL ACCESS Communication (DTAC) has recommended that the government draw up a spectrum road map for the allocation and auction of the 700-, 850-, 1,800-, 2,300- and 2,600-megahertz bands to support affordable and universal access to fixed and mobile broadband Internet. (The Nation, 30/4/16)
Comment: Of course DTAC needs a clear roadmap, but since when has any Thai government (ex thaksin) been able to stick to a clear plan and execute it? And if there is no clear roadmap, what will happen to DTAC?

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Stocks in the news (advanc, aira, ci, fpi, gpsc, ivl, lalin, lhbank, pk, sena scc, sim, sprc, susco, thcom, tmi, tse) 05.04.16

ADVANC
ADVANC expects 1Q16 earnings to drop to Bt9.26bn, down 6% because of the higher expense of Bt3.5bn needed to keep its 2G subs. (Khao Hoon, 05/04/16)
Comment: Part of expectations to an extent however the question how comes how/why/when would they bid /receive the spectrum that JAS failed to pay for 
AIRA
AIRA plans to launch nano-finance in May. It targets people aged between 20-55 years old with maximum credit of Bt50,000. It will open its first branch in Silom Complex. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)
CI
CI indicates 1Q16 earnings will exceed target of Bt500-600mn supported by more project transfers. It expects 2016 revenue will hit target of Bt3bn. It has backlog of more than Bt2.5- 2.6bn, of which it will realize 50% this year. The company will book a Bt1.2bn extra gain from the sale of Sripanwa phase 2 to REIT in 2H16. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)
Comment: They’re beginning to perform like a decent property developer. 
FPI
FPI board approved a dividend of Bt0.07/share, payment on April 29. It sets 2016 revenue target growth of 10%. It plans to build a factory in India and start operating in 4Q16. It has orders amounting to more than Bt300mn. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)
GPSC
GPSC plans to spend Bt3.15bn to invest in a 20.8MW solar farm in Japan. It expects to sell electricity in 4Q16. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)

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Stocks in the news (ajd, arrow, banpu, bcp, big, bkd, com7, delta, ilink, itd, ivl, mtls, pdi, pk, plat, ptt, ratch, robins, sci, takuni, tk, ttw, uniq) 23.02.16

AJD
AJD is studying investment in logistic business. It expects 2016 performance to be good on the back of its Top-Up business. (Thun Hoon, 23/02/16)
Comment: No comment, tired of the rubbish coming out of this firm.
ARROW
ARROW reported net profit of Bt245.2mn, growth of 65.24%, supported by decrease in raw materials cost. The board approved a dividend on 2H16 of Bt0.40/share, XD on April 29. (Khao Hoon, 23/02/16)
Comment: Boom knock out earnings *smash head against the wall for missing this*
BANPU
BANPU reported 2015 net loss of Bt1.5bn due to a slowdown in the coal business and booking losses from its electricity business in Laos. It has set a five-year budget of US$554mn to support growth further. (Khao Hoon, 23/02/16)
Comment: They have suffered and suffered like every other commodity player in coal…
BCP
BCP shows profit in 2015 of Bt4.15bn supported by GRM of above US$9. It will pay a dividend of Bt1/share, XD on 2 March 2016. (Khao Hoon, 23/02/16)
BIG
BIG will report earnings today with profit expected at more than Bt380mn or growth of 180% from 2014, supported by rising sales of mirror-less cameras. (Khao Hoon, 23/02/16)

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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? 

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Stocks in the news (02.11.15)

Names today: GCAP, JAS, KAMART, MATCH, MODERN, NCL, NUSA, PK, PTT, SGP, SUPER, SVOA, UWC, VGI

GCAP
GCAP licensed to engage in nano-finance and offer personal loans. It expects this to support robust earnings in 2H15. (Thun Hoon, 02/11/15)

JAS
JAS says it is ready for 4G auction for 1800MHz and 900MHz. It expects this to available for 4G mobile broadband. (Khao Hoon, 02/11/15)
Comment: I’m curious about how are they able to compete within this market

KAMART
KAMART expects 2015 net profit to be a five-year high (+140.6%) backed by high margin (more than 55%) from raising the sales of house brands plus seasonality. KAMART shares are of interest to institute investors (via PP) in recognition of its strong fundamentals, earnings growth and regular dividend. It plans to expand abroad. (Thun Hoon, 02/11/15)
Comment: Wouldn’t be surprised to see KAMART do a PP and then shift its business model, beautified solar power plants perhaps?

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