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Stocks in the news (aot, beauty, chewa, ivl, nch, nwr, pttgc, ratch, samart, sithai, smart, ticon, tks, tsf, auct) 13.09.16

AOT
AOT opening bidding for four contracts for Suvarnabhumi Phase ll. It expects to solicit bids for two contracts this year and will sell the bidding documents in October. It expects to raise its passenger capacity to 60mn passengers per year from 45mn passengers per year now. (Thun Hoon, 13/09/16)
Comment: Having just returned from JKT on the late night flight you can see both the arrival and departure halls bustling with passengers. I would be surprised to see capacity issues hitting AOT within the next 12 months 
 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY expects 3Q16 earnings to be good, supported by more demand. It expects 2016 revenue to grow no less than 20% from Bt1.79bn in 2015. There is progress in talks regarding distributors in Hong Kong and Taiwan and it expects a decision in 4Q16. (Thun Hoon, 13/09/16)
CHEWA
CHEWA targets three-year revenue growth of 20% annually, supported by developing new projects and buying property projects that already have their EIA. It plans to launch its first lowrise project worth Bt500mn at the end of October. (Kao Hoon, 13/0 9/16)
Comment: Its an interesting smaller property developer. But as always with this business model, scalability is an issue
 
IVL
IVL has closed the deal for a JV with Dhunseri Petrochem Limited in India. This will lift PET capacity to 700K tons per year, making it India’s second-largest producer. (Thun Hoon, 13/09/16)
Comment: Another acquisition, he’s well on his way to catching up to Reliance, but is such a strategy necessarily good for minority equity shareholders?
 
NCH
NCH launches single-house project worth Bt680mn and has sold 24 units worth more than Bt78mn. (Kao Hoon, 13/09/16)

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Stocks in the news (aav, bcpg, ecf, fsmart, ifs, irpc, itel, jasif, sithai, top, trc, tta, upa, vte) 04.08.16

AAV
AAV expects 2Q16 growth to double to profit of over Bt400mn supported by more passengers. It expects Chinese tourists continue strong in 2H16 due to high season. (Thun Hoon, 04/08/16)
Comment: And lower oil prices
 
BCPG
BCPG poised for major ‘green’ power expansion – BCPG, a green-power subsidiary of Bangchak Petroleum, has set a target of achieving 1,000 megawatts of installed capacity by 2020, as part of its business expansion after going public. (The Nation, 04/08/16)
Comment: Not sure on the timeline for this IPO but its apparently going to happen this year.
 
ECF
ECF plans to do a warehouse business in ASEAN. It has received more orders from a Japanese customer that it expects will bring in revenue of Bt12-15mn each month. It expects 2H16 earnings to be good supported by high season and is confident that revenue will achieve its target growth of 12-15%. (Thun Hoon, 04/08/16)
FSMART
FSMART expects 2Q16 earnings to be a new high with profit of Bt96.40mn or growth of 44.70%. It expects net profit to continue to rise to new highs in future quarters as it adds more online top-up machines. It expects 2016 profit at Bt379mn, up 39.50%. (Kao Hoon, 04/08/16)
Comment: Yet again this company continues to grow and grow, naturally in the next 2 years the rate of growth will begin to decline as the absolute number of machines added have a smaller impact
 
IFS
IFS reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt34.39mn, up 21% YoY due to lower provisions and a rise in NIM to 8%. It is confident that growth in factoring in 2016 will reach 15-20% from Bt26bn last year. (Thun Hoon, 04/08/16)

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Stocks in the news (banpu, color, crane, nep, prin, ratch, sithai, spali, tkn, tndt, tog, vte, wha) 30.06.16

BANPU
BANPU expects 2Q16 earnings to be good backed by Hong-Sa power plant. It expects its 78.5MW solar farm in China to contribute revenue in 2H16. It plans to acquire more coal mines. (Thun Hoon, 30/06/16)
Comment: I have this awful feeling in my stomach that banpu could pull a thai airways despite the #’s not justifying it.
COLOR
COLOR expects 2Q16 earnings to be good backed by higher sales. It targets market share of 25% with capacity of 45,000tons/day. It expects net profit to mark a record high. (Thun Hoon, 30/06/16)
CRANE
CRANE expects large orders from Suvarnabhumi phase 2 and the east-west economic corridor. It expects to show net profit in 2H16. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10% from last year’s Bt902.16mn driven by uptrend in construction. (Thun Hoon, 30/06/16)
Comment: Well they should be busy with renting out their cranes for all these infra projects too.
NEP
NEP plans to restructure by takeovers and JVs. It is budgeting Bt60mn to buy equipment in order to increase its capacity for high-margin products. It expects net profit to get back in the black soon and will apply dividend policy of 50% payout ratio. (Thun Hoon, 30/06/16)

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Stocks in the news (aqua, banpu, bgt, demco, earth, eastw, eforl, epg, gunkul, ratch, sithai, takuni, ticon, ttcl, tu) 14.12.15

AQUA
AQUA plans to acquire a power business in Japan, expecting to invest in solar power. It expects performance to grow steadily. (Thun Hoon, 14/12/15)
Comment: An advertising company, with a water-related name, investing in solar power. yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

BANPU
BANPU plans to restructure its business with a focus on power. It expects to increase capacity to 4000MW by 2020. It plans to invest in power plants in Laos, Myanmar and China. It plans to expand capacity at its Japan solar farm to 200MW. It targets coals sales of 42mn tons next year. (Thun Hoon, 14/12/15)
Comment: Well they had better do something to shift away from the dying industry that is coal.

BGT
BGT expects to increase 2016 net margin to 7% even though 2015 net margin will be lower than 1%. It expects to expand to Myanmar and open 5-6 branches. It expects exports to contribute revenue of Bt11mn/year. It is considering investing in Cambodia. It expects 2015 revenue growth to achieve target of 10%. (Thun Hoon, 14/12/15)
Comment: I’ve always liked the CEO of BGT, he knows and understands the retail business very well but not many people care for the Bodyglove brandname.

DEMCO
DEMCO plans to take part in the Bt10bn EGAT and PEA bidding. It plans to invest in running tap water lines from hydropower plants in Laos. It plans to hedge risk from windmill power by using large engineering companies and buying more insurance. It is confident it will have no problems at its three new projects (Khao Kho, Watabaek, and Had Gunghang). (Thansetthakij, 14/12/15)
Comment: Over the next 3-6 months expect to see a lot of news surrounding demco’s turnaround efforts

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Stocks in the news (advanc, akr, apco, csl, css, dna, emc, fpi, lit, ori, sawad, sithai, snp, spcg, super, takuni, vpo) 09.11.15

ADVANC
ADVANC expects to report 3Q15 earnings tomorrow. It expects 9M15 net profit of Bt28bn (+4%) despite 3Q15 net profit dropped by 7% to Bt8.35bn. (Khao Hoon, 09/11/15)

AKR
AKR expects to get a Bt150mn electric transformer project from the MEA, which will raise its backlog to Bt600mn. It expects 2015 revenue to achieve target of Bt2bn backed by high demand. It is expanding into another solar farm. (Thun Hoon, 09/11/15)

APCO
APCO reported 3Q15 revenue of Bt94.89mn with Bt21.33mn net profit, affected by the slowdown in local demand. It plans to broaden its market by advertising on free TV, which it expects will increase revenue. It plans to launch new products via drug stores. It plans to expand business via MLM (Multi-Level Marketing) in AEC and abroad. (Thun Hoon, 09/11/15)
Comment: A friend commented best on this, a wonderful marketing company but their products have little impact on one’s health.

CSL
CSL reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt85.96mn from 3Q14’s net loss of Bt464.34mn backed by data center project and dividend from a subsidiary. 9M15 revenue was Bt2.23bn with net profit of Bt248mn. (Thun Hoon, 09/11/15)

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Stocks in the news (bch, bdms, fsmart, kkp, ktb, ml, mtls, nch, nusa, robins, s, samart, scc, sf, sithai, smpc, super, tk, top, tpipl, tsr, vgi, vte) 04.09.15

BCH
Mid-east investor interested in BCH shares as it is a small-cap with strong fundamentals. It expects this deal to expand customers from the Middle East. (Thun Hoon, 04/09/15)
Comment: A mini BH in the making perhaps?

BDMS
BDMS reports that G. Wasupol Co Ltd has transferred its business to BDMS. It plans to add more three hospitals. (Khao Hoon, 04/09/15)
Comment: Issue for BDMS is that growth is going to look smaller b/c of its scale

FSMART
FSMART’s management accused of corruption by former shareholder. It expects this to be in the courts this month. (Khao Hoon, 04/09/15)
Comment: Then perhaps that shareholder should sue every past government in Thailand’s history as well.

KKP
KKP expects loans growth to drop because of the sluggish economy. It expects to have to make extra provisions. It targets 2015 NPLs of 6%. It does not plan to open new branches after closing 24 branches but expects to focus on service improvement. (Thun Hoon, 04/09/15)

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Stocks in the news (amata, brr, ccp, dcon, dtac, epg, gunkul, iec, major, pf, ptt, pttgc, sithai, super, tkt, tsth, tvo, wha) 21.08.15

AMATA
AMATA expects to sell 200 rai of land in 3Q15. It plans to sell assets in Vietnam to AMATAR. It plans to hold a roadshow for AMATA VN around Oct-Nov, with listing on the SET in 4Q15. It is budgeting Bt2bn to invest in industrial estate Amata Vietnam. (Khao Hoon, 21/08/15)
Comment: I personally think AMATA has been one disappointing investment in the past 2 years, despite land sales doing ok, the REIT and the listing of AMATAVN, the stock price hasn’t performed, thank the stars for HEMRAJ/WHA
BRR
BRR expects double-digit net profit growth this year on the back of sales and revenue from the power business. (Khao Hoon, 21/08/15)
CCP
CCP is talking with prospective partner to expand to Myanmar and Laos. It expects this expansion to contribute revenue in 4Q15. It expects to get 60-70% of jobs valued at Bt700-800mn, which will raise its backlog from Bt2.3bn. It has budgeted Bt200mn to increase capacity to handle the high number of orders. (Thun Hoon, 21/08/15)
Comment: Given that they are a small company, any infrastructure works should have a rather positive impact on earnings
DCON
DCON has budgeted Bt400mn to buy land for a condo project. It plans to launch a Bt1.5bn project at Sai Mai in 2016. It expects to benefit from government investment. It expects to complete a deal for a biomass power plant in 4Q15. (Thun Hoon, 21/08/15)
Comment: The story is now well brokered for DCON 

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Stocks in the news (akr, dtac, gpsc, itd, jmt, lpn, mtls, ndr, nncl, pttgc, pylon, sithai, snc, tpoly, uac, wice, world) 07.08.15

AKR
AKR is seeing demand recovery. It expects 2Q15 profit to be positive backed by revenue recognition. It expects 3Q15 earnings to mark a record high. It is ready for an upcoming bid for the MEA valued at Bt2bn. It expects 2015 revenue will hit target growth of 10% aided by huge orders for solar plant transformers. It expects to add more PPAs next year. It plans to sell 8MW of electricity in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 07/08/15)

DTAC
DTAC plans to introduce “4G VoLTE” and “VoWifi” by November. It says this is an innovative 4G service and is expected to replace traditional calls within 3-4 years. (Khao Hoon, 07/08/15)

GPSC
GPSC reported profit before FX and extra items of Bt576mn (+10%YoY). It plans to invest more to achieve stable growth. (Thun Hoon, 07/08/15)

ITD
ITD is on the short-list for the Bt10.5bn dual track bid for Chachoengsao – Klong 19 – Kaeng Koi. SRT expects to announce the winner by the end of this year. ITD and ROJNA will sign a contract for Dawei phase1 valued at Bt52bn. It expects to sell land in the industrial estate in 4Q15, targeting sale of 3,000 rai. (Thun Hoon, 07/08/15)

JMT
JMT expects robust earnings in 2Q15 backed by increasing debt collection. It plans to focus on personal loans beginning from 3Q15. It is confident 2015 revenue growth will reach target of 30%. It expects a Bt90bn portfolio at the end of this year. Net profit is expected to jump for the next two years. (Thun Hoon, 07/08/15)
Comment: Just incredible, HOWEVER, if they want to keep growing and growing, don’t be surprised to see them raise more and more capital

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Stocks in the news (aav, aeonts, aq, bmcl, brr, centel, color, eason, ee, gunkul, hmpro, mcs, ndr, perm, rwi, salee, sat, sim, sithai, thana, vng) 13.07.15

AAV
AAV has no impact from China stock market woes. It is ready to open four new routes from U-Tapao and Don Muang to various cities China in 4Q15. It is confident that 2H15 will be robust supported by a 14.5mn passengers. (Kao Hoon, 13/7/15)
Comment: The stock market in China naturally doesn’t have any impact on AAV’s earnings.
AEONTS
AEONTS expects loan growth of 8-10% in 2015 even though 1H15 was slow. In the 2H15 the outlook is better as the economy improves. (Kao Hoon, 13/7/15)
Comment: AEONTS was typically one of the stalwarts that consistently grew year in year out, that is until this year of course. Could they turnaround this year? Doubt it. But still a nicely conservatively run business here.
AQ
AQ has backlog of Bt2bn. It expects to launch 4-5 low-rise projects. It expects presales to hit its target of Bt2.5bn supported by presales of Bt2bn in 1H15. (Kao Hoon, 13/7/15)
Comment: Nice turnaround story, but its fully priced in.
BMCL
Blue line MRT – The company is hoping for good news from the Transport Ministry on the extension of its Blue Line MRT service after a long period of losses. (Kao Hoon, 13/7/15)
BRR
BRR expects to bid for a biomass power plant. The third plant is under construction and is expected to finish in 2016. (Kao Hoon, 13/7/15)
Comment: A naturally extension of its core business

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Stocks in the news (aq, arrow, bcp, beauty, css, drt, emc, erw, estar, gunkul, kkc, ktb, malee, match, mdx, mill, pjw, samart, sithai, tmb, uwc) 08.07.15

AQ
AQ says AQ Aria Asoke, valued at 1.6bn, sold out within 1 week after launch. It plans to launch new projects focused on single detached houses and townhomes. (Khao Hoon, 08/07/15)
Comment: Location is still the most important part of property regardless of the brand name, AQ has done a decent job getting its projects up and running but still worried re its valuaton

ARROW
ARROW expects 3Q15 earnings to mark a record high with 25% gross margin backed by implementing cost controls and stable materials cost. It expects 2015 revenue to achieve target. It expects to get Bt20mn from selling pipe for underground cable in 3Q15. (Thun Hoon, 08/07/15)
Comment: Arrow has been on such a run for the past few years, we do wonder aloud if they have the necessary capacity to match all the potential projects

BCP
BCP expects 2Q15 earnings to grow aided by refinery margin and stock gain. It targets power plant capacity of 200MW this year. (Khao Hoon, 08/07/15)
Comment: Just like every other industrial related co, they’ll have profits in 2q as a result of stock gains, 3q however now looks to be unfolding the other way

BEAUTY
BEAUTY plans to broaden its market to Indonesia, expected to be clear in 2H15. It expects 2015 revenue to increase 20% thanks to strong demand. (Thun Hoon, 08/07/15)

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