ABC plans to invest in education business. It expects to sign an MoU with Lanna International School in Chiang Mai, valued at Bt150mn. It plans to launch the Bt2.5bn ABC Residence Sukhumvit39. (Khao Hoon, 13/01/16)
Comment: Wait…weren’t they going to do IT? And then renewable energy? And now its an international school and property development, gotta love the consistency here.
ACAP expects net profit this year after restructuring its business. It expects 4Q15 earnings to be good. It targets 2016 loan portfolio of Bt2bn. It plans to broaden its SME customer base. (Thun Hoon, 13/01/1)
DRT plans to export to CLMV+1. It targets exports to comprise 20% of sales. It plans to increase domestic sales via modern trade and property projects upon economic recovery. It expects 2015 net profit to be good. (Thun Hoon, 13/01/16)
Comment: Regardless, growth is minuscule for the company at this point.
EARTH plans to acquire a 40mn-ton mine. It targets 2016 revenue of Bt16bn. It expects exports to be good thanks to the baht weakening. (Thun Hoon, 13/01/16)
BEAUTY expects 4Q15 earnings to be good on the back of government stimulus measures. It expects 2015 sales of Bt1.7bn with a record high net profit from 2014’s Bt301mn. It targets 2016 sales to grow 20%. (Khao Hoon, 04/01/16)
Comment: The last minute bump by the government to promote year end spending should bold well not only for names like BEAUTY, but virtually every other retailer. But of course this isn’t sustainable and it will just lead to poor QoQ #’s further down the road.
BEM will be included in SET100. It will begin trading on Jan 5 in the Transportation and Logistics sector. (Khao Hoon, 04/01/16)
Comment: I still think that this would be an incredibly attractive name to many many institutional investors
BKD got a Bt1bn contract to refurbish BMA City Hall. It expects to get another Bt2bn in projects soon. It plans to take part in refurbishing a hotel in Myanmar, valued at Bt500mn. (Khao Hoon, 04/01/16)
CPF plans to invest in Africa, Europe, and Australia. It plans to set up a new production base which is expected to increase sales growth by 10% per year. It targets sales of Bt700bn within five years. (Khao Hoon, 04/01/16)
EA reports its 90MW solar farm in Phitsanulok has reached 90% completion. Operational start-up is expected in Jan 2016. It expects 2016 revenue to be good backed by 404MW in power plants. (Khao Hoon, 04/01/16)
KBANK targets fee revenue growth of 18-20% from insurance, mutual fund and credit cards. It expects 2015 fee revenue to reach Bt20bn. It targets 20% growth in fees from E-transactions. (Khao Hoon, 04/01/16)
Comment: A lot of NVDR buying on the last day of 2015 in this name ~ THB 3 bn alone.
AH expects 2015 revenue of Bt15.3bn with net profit growth of 3% on growth in the automotive sector. It targets revenue of Bt30bn in five years with 10% gross margin. It is talking to partners in India and Europe which is expected to be finalized soon. (ASTV, 10/12/15)
Comment: Still don’t see any real reason to buy this company when its peers are performing far better
MRTA to negotiate with BTS instead of bidding for the operational contract for the MRT Green Line (north and south). MRTA is considering transferring both lines to BMA. When it decides it will ask approval from cabinet. (Khao Hoon, 11/12/15)
CK plans to take part in bids for Bt600bn in public projects next year. It expects to win about 20%. It won a dual-track project (Jira-Khon Kaen) which will increase its backlog to Bt100bn from Bt77bn. (Post Today, 10/12/15)
Comment: And they’ll continue to win 1/4 of the projects
CPN targets 2016 revenue growth of 14-15% backed by four new department stores this year and two more next year. It plans to broaden its clientele by focusing on Indonesia and Vietnam. It expects to open a department store in Malaysia in 2017. (Thun Hoon, 11/12/15)
Comment: A really impressive growth machine that doesn’t stop
CSL expects 2015 net profit of Bt300mn aided by full occupancy of its data center. It targets broadband subscribers of 10,000, up from 4,000. (Thun Hoon, 11/12/15)