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Stocks in the news (anan, ba, ckp, egco, gtb, inet, itel, jas, lalin, lpn, major, nwr, singer, tfd, twpc) 27.09.16

ANAN
ANAN expects to launch five projects with a total value of Bt13bn in 4Q16 which it believes will lift 2016 presales to reach its target of Bt22bn. Presales are now at Bt14.3bn and backlog at Bt38.5bn. It will book revenue of Bt12bn in 2H16. (Kao Hoon, 27/09/16)
Comment: Same story as yesterday and as it has been for past the 12 months 
 
BA
BA expects 2Q16 earnings to be good, supported by high season. It says prebooking will be over 13% and expects 2016 net profit to be a new high. It targets 2016 revenue growth of no less than 10% and passenger load to reach 70%. ( Thun Hoon, 27/09/16)
CKP
CKP share price surged due to expectation of a 2H16 profit of over Bt300mn or growth of 53% YoY, driven by more capacity from Nam Ngum 2. (Kao Hoon, 27/09/16)
Comment: I’m only thinking when will they sell things off to a fund of sorts, otherwise the valuation is a bit rich for my liking.
 
EGCO
EGCO is working with a partern to take over geothermal power plants in Indonesia and the Philippines. It expects to wind up the deal in November. It expects 3Q16 earnings growth as it books revenue from Khanom power plant 4. ( Thun Hoon, 27/09/16)
GTB
GTB targets 2016 revenue growth of 8%. It has backlog of Bt700mn and expects to book revenue of Bt500mn in 2H16. It expects to get a new job worth of Bt80mn soon. It targets an increase in revenue from abroad to 20% within three years. (Kao Hoon, 27/09/16)

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Stocks in the news (aot, aqua, bigc, bjc, ccn, earth, ifec, ihl, maco, mtls, pttgc, qtc, singer, siri, smt, tsr, uv, xo) 26.04.16

AOT
AOT expects 2QFY16 earnings to peak backed by 197,913 flights (+9.4%) and 32.3mn passengers. It expects 389,272 flights in 1HFY16 (10.6% growth) and 61.2mn passengers. (Khao Hoon, 26/04/16)
Comment: It’s just incredible, time to start a pool on when passengers hit 100 mn
AQUA
AQUA will pay dividend of 100% of profit with Bt900mn cash on hand. It plans to list its subsidiary (TCDC) by 3Q16. (Khao Hoon, 26/04/16)
Comment: I don’t know much about this business other than it being similar to MACO, but spin off’s are typically well-received by the retail market
 
BIGC
BIGC has received the disclosure of additional information on the tender offer for the company’s securities from BJC Retail Holding Company Limited, BJC Supercenter Company Limited and Samphunsamer Company Limited, collectively the “Offerors”. (SET, 22/04/16)
CCN
CCN has backlog of Bt100mn on telecommunication projects, expects to book in this year. It expects to get more projects from Thailand post after it got Bt300mn. (Thun Hoon, 26/04/16)
EARTH
EARTH will pay a dividend of Bt0.1/share. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 10% by focusing on acquiring new customers at home and abroad. (Thun Hoon, 26/04/16)

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Stocks in the news (anan, atp, color, gunkul, inet, jas, jmt, ktis, ncl, phol, ptg, richy, sena, singer, tkn, tmill, vgi, xo) 18.03.16

ANAN
ANAN has achieved Bt3.6bn in presales from Aston Silom Condo (60% of total). It is interested in joining the “Baan Pracharat” project. It targets 2016 sales of Bt21bn. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)
Comment: According to management, they are going to report slower pre-sales than before because they’ll hold some inventory to make more $

ATP
ATP targets 2016 revenue of Bt310mn (15% growth). It is talking with four clients, with a decision expected by 2Q16. This will increase its clients to 30. It has put off its plan to acquire a hazardous waste handler. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)

COLOR
COLOR targets 2016 revenue to grow 7-8%, backed by numerous orders. It expects exports to comprise 20%, focusing on ASEAN, Australia, and Europe. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)

GUNKUL
GUNKUL reports its subsidiary that is engaged in the wind power business began operations at its wind power plants (Sub-Plu Wind farm1&2) on March 17. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)

INET
INET expects to benefit from government IT plans in 2Q16 including village internet, digital economy, 4G, and educational and corporate Internet. It expects to get cloud solutions and data center projects. It expects new clients to reach 700 companies. It expects 2016 revenue to be higher than Bt800mn. (Thun Hoon, 18/03/16)
Comment: The digital economy story has gone quiet for a while but companies such as INET, ILINK and even WHA are going ahead with building data centers.

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Stocks in the news (arrow, bsm, cho, cwt, ktc, rs, sc, singer, smt sr, thcom, vgi) 01.12.15

ARROW
ARROW plan to invest Bt40mn to build construction manufacturing plant. It expects to get revenue of Bt100mn with 20% revenue growth this year. (Thun Hoon, 1/12/15)
Comment: And this little company continues to grow and grow

BSM
BSM to finalize partnering with Australian company. It expects to get Bt35mn each year. It aims to drive revenue to grow 20% to reach Bt700mn. It expects to generate revenue of Bt570mn this year by expanding business abroad. (Thun Hoon, 1/12/15)

CHO
CHO said this year’s net profit could fall YoY. It plans to file a lawsuit against BMTA for cancelling the NGV bus auction. Its target growth this year is 2% and aims at 10% next year. (Khao Hoon, 1/12/15)
Comment: The owner doesn’t seem to like this current government much at all.

CWT
CWT expects to approval of biomass power plant this week. It targets 2015 revenue of Bt1.3bn. (Thun Hoon, 1/12/15)
Comment: A dodgy shareholder and business owner, trade/invest at your own peril.

KTC
KTC expects 2015 profit of Bt2bn. It plans to expand aggressively next year. (Thun Hoon, 1/12/15)
Comment: Again the issue here is top line growth, and there has been recent news that the BOT has reduced the maximum penalty fee allowed to be charged from 250 to 100 baht.

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Stocks in the news (cho, ck, egco, eforl, hemraj, hmpro, ifec, qtc, singer, sport, syntec, tcmc, thani, tks, tpoly) 28.09.15

CHO
CHO expects to sign NGV bus contract, worth Bt1.735mn in mid-October. It expects to bid for more electric bus projects. It maintains 2015 revenue growth of 10% with Bt600bn backlog. (Khao Hoon, 28/09/15)
Comment: Again wonderfully positioned to benefit from this NGV bus , BUT post these sales earnings will decline to what they normally are.

CK
CK says it is ready for upcoming mega projects valued at Bt200bn which is expected to be approved by the cabinet soon. It expects the M&A between BECL and BMCL to be done after the PPP Act has been approved. (Thun Hoon, 28/09/15)
Comment: Every contractor is loving these mega projects and in reality there isn’t a capacity constraint.

EGCO
EGCO expects 2H5 earnings to be better than 1H15. It expects 2015 net profit to be close to 2014’s Bt7.7bn. It plans to construct more 6-7 projects, 1,700MW in capacity from the existing 3,700MW. It targets capacity of 5,000MW in 2019. (Khao Hoon, 28/06/15)

EFORL
EFORL expects 2H15 to turn around on the back of large orders, decreasing cost, and extra gain from selling WCIH shares. It expects 2015 net profit of Bt255mn. (Khao Hoon, 28/09/15)

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Stocks in the news (aot, big, cnt, cpn, css, cwt, fer, jubile, loxley, mcs, pstc, ratch, scn, seafco, singer, synex, tvt, ukem, yuasa) 02.09.15

AOT
AOT expects passengers of 89mn (+25%) in the first ten months of the year, implying there has been no impact from the bomb. (Khao Hoon, 02/09/15)
Comment: There is an impact, but with the continued increase of mainland visitors (25% of all tourists), it’s incredibly minimal, by year end things will be back to normal
BIG
BIG plans to expand to Vietnam and Malaysia. It expects 2015 net profit to be higher than 2014’s as 1H15 net profit already reached 2014’s. It targets 10% revenue growth aided by an uptrend in digital cameras. (Thun Hoon, 02/09/15)
Comment: We do wonder whether this niche product can really be attractive? 
CNT
CNT expects performance to be positive this year. It expects to benefit from public investment. It says it ready to turn to the contractor business. (Khao Hoon, 02/09/15)
Comment: The issue is still industry wide – unless there is a massive amount of project approvals then every contractor will suffer as they are fighting over the small pieces, great time to be developing a project, you can squeeze contractors w/o an issue
CPN
CPN expects 2H15 revenue to be higher than 1H15’s on the back of new projects. It targets revenue to grow 8-10% this year and 15% next year. It is considering investing in residential property worth Bt800mn-Bt1bn. (Khao Hoon, 02/09/15)
Comment: With the launch of Westgate @ 85-95% occupancy rates, CPN continues to prove is the the country’s leader at mid end malls

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aot, big, cnt, cpn, css, cwt, fer, jubile, loxley, mcs, pstc, ratch, scn, seafco, singer, synex, tvt, ukem, yuasa) 02.09.15

Stocks in the news (ajd, aot, bcp, bkd, city, demco, eastw, forth, hmpro, kkc, paf, pca, prin, ptt, sgp, singer, solar, thcom, trt, upa) 31.08.15

AJD
AJD expects to sign contract with YTO Express in September. It plans to invest in the logistics business in Thailand soon. (Khao Hoon, 31/08/15)
AOT
AOT expects to invest in Suvarnabhumi phase 2, valued at Bt56bn, by the end of this year. Management expects performance to be good as total passengers grew 14% in the first eight months of the year. It targets 50mn passengers this year. (Thun Hoon, 31/08/15)
Comment: And when you talk to construction co’s or project consultants, they all raise their eyebrows b/c AOT can’t talk about project value until they’ve consultant with these folks.
BCP
BCP reported 2Q15 net profit and EBITDA of Bt4.05bn and Bt10.4bn respectively aided by high utilization rate at 115KBD. It expects stock loss in 3Q15 but this loss will not impact cash. It plans to acquire a 30-41MW power plant abroad. It plans to add 350-400 new gas stations by 2020. (ASTV, 31/08/15)
BKD
BKD has gotten a Bt200mn interior decoration job for a hotel overseas. It expects to get more jobs from Laos after it has got a Bt70mn from Chip Mong Land Co., Ltd. It targets exports to grow 10%. 2H15 net profit is expected to be good aided by seasonality. It plans to bid for Bt1bn in jobs, of which it expects to get 50%. (Thun Hoon, 31/08/15)

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Stocks in the news (acd, ah, aq, asefa, br, bsm, ck, cpall, fer, focus, gpsc, ichi, lpn, pdi, preb, prin, singer, svoa, tluxe, work) 28.08.15

ACD
ACD has approved the acquisition of ordinary shares of Orin for Bt195mn, including one condo under development named Origins Bangmod-Rama2 which has already 85% in construction, expects to transfer and contribute revenue by this year. (Thun Hoon, 28/08/15)
Comment: Looks like a reverse IPO for Orin into ACD

AH
AH expects revenue to stagnant this year because of a drop in auto production to 2mn cars. It expects 2H15 performance to improve backed by new orders. (Khao Hoon, 28/08/15)
Comment: It’s been a dog since they took over KPN’s automotive manufacturing business

AQ
AQ expects no impact from KTB case as the value of its collateral exceeds the Bt10bn awarded by the court. Management says it plans to open three new projects. (Thun Hoon, 28/08/15)
Comment: Quite the scandal here.

ASEFA
ASEFA expects 2H15 revenue to be better than 1H15. Its backlog is Bt1.5bn and Bt1bn is expected to be booked this year. It is confident 2015 revenue will achieve 20-25% target growth. (Khao Hoon, 28/08/15)

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Stocks in the news (advanc, bcp, ccp, ckp, cpn, css, drt, dtac, gunkul, hmpro, ifec, irpc, ivl, mtls, ocean, qh, sgp, singer, snc, spcg) 11.08.15

ADVANC
ADVANC is talking to TOT to become a business partner; it expects this to be finalized in August. ADVANC is ready to bid for both 1800 and 900 spectra in the 4G auction. It plans to expand its market in 2H15. It targets 2015 revenue growth of 3%. (Khao Hoon, 11/08/15)

BCP
BCP targets run at rate of 110,000 bpd despite the fall in oil price. It targets 2014 EBITDA of Bt10.4bn as it achieved 72% of its target in 1H15. (ASTV, 11/08/15)

CCP
CCP’s backlog is Bt2.3bn and it expects to bid for more, especially local government jobs and private projects. It expects 2015 revenue to be close to 2014 Bt2.6bn. It expects to benefit from dual track and high speed train projects. (Thun Hoon, 11/08/15)
Comment: Another beneficiary from the potential infrastructure projects

CKP
CKP has accelerated construction of Bang-Pa-In and Xayaburi hydroelectric power plants. It expects 2Q15 earnings of Bt131.02mn compared to 2Q14’s Bt35.38mn. (Thun Hoon, 11/08/15)
Comment: We still believe that its fairly priced despite all this earnings growth, there’s nothing really new to report from this co for the time being

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Co Visit: Singer PLC

Singer gains from new products, partners

Singer Thailand Plc has grown from a distributor of sewing machines established more than a century ago to a diversified provider of appliances, vending machines and related services. CEO Boonyong Tansakul discusses the company’s strategy and outlook.

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Boonyong: Singer must continuously look forward and not rest on its laurels

Please explain Singer’s history and business model.

Singer has been in Thailand for 126 years, beginning with sewing machines and home appliances to the point where we have products for every home use. Six years ago we began expanding into commercial products, primarily through vending machines for petrol, mobile airtime and water, freezers and beverage coolers, and coin-operated washing machines. Today we have more than 80,000 vending machines in 217 locations, and 1,000 mobile sales vehicles.

Could you elaborate on the commercial products?

We introduced airtime vending machines five years ago, allowing consumers to top up their mobile phones, for as little as 10 baht a time, from all three local operators from a single machine. We now have over 50,000 machines throughout Thailand and we aim to sell 8,000 additional units per year. Our 7,000 petrol vending machines allow users to fill up their motorcycles for less than 100 baht per time. Our water vending machines allow users to bring their own bottles and purchase water at one baht per litre. Finally we have washing machines and slush machines. The common feature of all these products is that they allow our customers to save money by doing things themselves.

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