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Stocks in the news (age, ccn, fsmart, pimo, pstc, ptt, rpc, seafco, smt, spali, sta, super, thai, tsr, tvo) 19.09.16

AGE
AGE maintain its revenue target growth of 10% supported by more than 2mn tons coal sales. It expects to finish a deal with a partner to do a coal warehouse in Vietnam by the end of 2016. (Kao Hoon, 19/09/16)
CCN
CCN expects to get a government job from the Industry 4.0 project. It expects 2H16 earnings to grow, supported by booking backlog of Bt100mn. It is confident that 2016 revenue will reach its 20% target growth backed by Bt150mn from its telecommunication business. It is negotiating with a partner to do alternative power business . (Thun Hoon, 19/09 /16)
Comment: Well not sure how much of an impact the government news will have on this little IT System integrator. I’d turn my eyes to the bigger players SAMTEL and AIT and possible even MFEC
FSMART
FSMART expects 3Q16 profit record new high of Bt100mn or growth 40% YoY supported by Boon Term Top Up machine. (Kao Hoon, 19/09/16)
Comment: No surprises here, they just keep growing
 
PIMO
PIMO expects 2016 profit to jump 92% to Bt46mn supported by more orders. It expects 2017 profit of Bt72mn due to new orders from US customer in 1Q17. It plans to invest in BLDC motor technology. (Kao Hoon, 19/09/16)
Comment: Another small player, THB 1 bn mkt cap, not particularly cheap nor scalable.
 
PSTC
PSTC expects 2016 revenue growth and profit to double after booking backlog of Bt300-400mn. It expects revenue from its power plant to grow in 4Q16. It has completed a deal to do a biomass power plant and 50MW cogeneration power plant in ASEAN. (Kao Hoon, 19/09/16)
Comment: There’s a lot of news about biomass and waste to energy expected to be announced within the next few weeks.
 
PTT
PTT expects to bring service stations to 200 this year. It expects revenue of Bt520bn. It has a plan to expand to 500 service stations abroad within five years and sell more Amazon franchises in Japan. (Thun Hoon, 19/09/16)

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Stocks in the news (advanc, bem, br, brr, ecf, egco, pstc, seafco, smt, tcmc, top, tru, tsr) 29.06.16

ADVANC
ADVANC made ITS first payment of Bt8.6bn with A Bt72.3bn bank guarantee for 900MHz. It expects to handle 2G clients before being shut down. It expects higher earnings from less expense of Bt4bn. (Khao Hoon, 29/06/16)
Comment: There’s a lot of analysts expecting 2Q16 to be the peak for ADVANC earnings for the next 2 years
 
BEM
BEM expects 2016 net profit of Bt2.1bn mainly driven by MRT. (Khao Hoon, 29/06/16)
BR
BR expects to revise down 2016 revenue target growth from 10-15% because of higher competition in Europe, and excess supply in Poland and Hungary. (Post Today, 29/06/16)
BRR
BRR expects an increase in revenue from biomass power plants from Bt19mn/month to Bt25mn/month after it changed from adder scheme to FiT scheme. (Khao Hoon, 29/06/16)
Comment: Completely forgot that some sugar companies will benefit somewhat from this as well.

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Stocks in the news (bafs, cnt, ecf, epg, fpi, ifec, jwd, kbank, ksl, mpg, pjw, smt, tks, tog) 08.06.16

BAFS
BAFS is confident that revenue will grow more than 9% in 2016 and expects net profit to be a new high, supported by a 7-8% increase in volume. (Kao Hoon, 08/06/16)
Comment: A natural grower with AOT
 
CNT
CNT expects 2016 earnings to be positive and plans to bid for a new job. It will change strategy to focus on high gross margin job at 4-6% to support earnings. Despite the loss in 1Q16 it targets 2016 revenue of Bt6.5bn. (Thun Hoon, 08/06/16)
Comment: When the entire industry picks up then CNT can finally win decent projects again, until then, I don’t expect much
 
ECF
ECF plans to bid for a 36MW biomass power plant on June 15-30. It expects 2Q16 furniture sales growth of 12-15%. It is confident that 2016 revenue will hit target of Bt1.5bn. (Kao Hoon, 08/06/16)
Comment: If thats the plan, expect to hear a PP or recap coming from them
 
EPG
EPG expects FY2017 earnings to grow over Bt1.6bn supported by more sales and increased capacity. (Kao Hoon, 08/06/16)

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Stocks in the news (aav, ap, bkd, bts, jmart, ori, ptt, seafco, smt, spali, synex, tfg, tpoly, ttcl, tvd, wha) 24.05.16

AAV
AAV expects 2Q16 earnings continue to be good supported by passenger growth and lower oil price. It plans to open four new routes. In 1Q16 earnings was over Bt1bn due to high season. (Thun Hoon, 24/5/16)
AP
AP launched two new condominiums valued at Bt3.64bn. Presales will be held on June 4-5. It targets presales of Bt1.5bn. More than 3,000 customers have registered. (Kao Hoon, 24/5/16)
BKD
BKD is confident that 2Q16 earnings will continue to grow. It expects to increase its target revenue growth from 20% in 2H16. It has backlog of Bt1.57bn and will book 76% this year. It will bid for new jobs valued at more than Bt3bn and expects to 40-50% of its bids. (Kao Hoon, 24/5/16)
BTS
BTS Group buys 46 trains for Bt11bn. BTSC has signed a contract to buy 46 new trains worth 11 billion baht from Siemens AG and CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles. The contract provides 46 trains from the two firms, with four cars per train, to be used for the Green Line extension. The money will come from cash flow and loans. It plans to big for the upcoming Pink and Orange lines in the form of public-private partnership. It has a healthy financial position with Bt12bn worth of cash on hand and a low D/E of 0.28, management said.
Comment: Good luck trying to understand their balance sheet, it looks a bit like an investment company versus a pure transit play. 
JMART
JMART expects 2Q16 earnings to grow as consumer purchasing power recovers. It is confident that 2016 revenue and profit will grow, supported by 3G and 4G. (Kao Hoon, 24/5/16)
Comment: Given how poor the phone industry has been they’ve done an ok job but still don’t believe in the turnaround in the market.

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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 (eastw, gold, gpsc, kool, nwr, pttep, qh, qtc, uac, sc, siri, smt, thana, top, yuasa) 19.04.16

EASTW
EASTW expects 2Q16 net profit to be peak because of seasonality. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 5% from 2015’s Bt4.65bn brought by continuous demand growth. It plans to list its subsidiary by 4Q16. (Thun Hoon, 19/04/16)
Comment: We’ve been waiting for this UU IPO for quite a while now.
GOLD
GOLD is talking to a prospective partner to invest in property business abroad, with a decision to be made within next year. It targets 2016 revenue of Bt9.77bn driven by transfers. (Thun Hoon, 19/04/16)
GPSC
GPSC expects 1Q16 earnings to be above Bt600mn (+28%YoY, +117%QoQ) mainly driven by Bt180mn dividend from subsidiary RPCL. (Thun Hoon, 19/04/16)
KOOL
KOOL targets 2016 revenue to grow 40% on the back of a marketing campaign and higher sales because of the high temperatures. (Bangkokbiznews, 19/04/16)
NWR
NWR expects to sign contract for motorway (Bang Pa-In – Korat) valued at Bt2.5bn soon. It plans to take part in Bt30bn in bids. It is studying investing in new business which is expected to raise revenue in 2017. (Khao Hoon, 19/04/16)
Comment: The issue here is that they can’t do more than what their balance sheet permits despite their best efforts

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Stocks in the news (advanc, akr, dcorp, gold, ifec, jas, ldc, oishi, sc, smt, spali, spcg, sprc, tsr) 08.03.16

ADVANC
ADVANC has budgeted Bt7bn to expand to fixed broadband and plans to be a big player within 3-5 years. It expects 2016 revenue to be close to 2015’s Bt156bn with EBITDA growth of 37- 38%. It guarantees a dividend of 100% of net profit. (Thun Hoon, 08/03/16)
Comment: 1) I think the news meant EBITDA margin 2) This is lower, as expected, versus last year ~40% 3) Now the only issues that remain are in regards a) How much revenue will be lost from those subscribers that haven’t crossed over b) How will the agreement look w/ TOT

AKR
AKR expects the government to conclude solar farm projects on March 11. It plans to invest in 40MW in renewable energy. The company will invest in 20MW and EPC in 20MW. It targets revenue growth of 50% to Bt3.2mn, backed by bids for transformer work to add to its backlog. (Thun Hoon, 08/03/16)

DCORP
DCORP is confident it will have a profit this year, supported by the startup of a 300 MW solar cell factory in 2H16. It expects shareholders to approve the investment in YINGLI. (Kao Hoon, 08/03/16)

GOLD
GOLD is confident that profit in 2016 will higher than last year. It targets revenue of Bt9.8mn and will book profit from sale of assets to a REIT of over Bt130mn each year. It expects to open 15 new projects worth more than Bt16.4bn. (Kao Hoon, 08/03/16)
Comment: Well of course with the sale to REIT!

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Stocks in the news (auct, bay, css, ea, genco, global, polar, samco, smt, syntec, tcmc, uac, vgi) 28.01.16

AUCT
AUCT expects used car tent market to be good. It expects 20% growth in used cars to be put up for auction after the new tax structure has raised selling prices. It expects to be win the auction management contract for the public sector after its successful 4G spectrum auction. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10%. It plans to add property to its auctions. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)
Comment: It would be interesting to see how far they can take the auction business into other segments, but their bread and butter is still the auctioning of cars and bikes
BAY
BAY acquired HKL, top micro finance company in Cambodia for Bt16bn. It expects this to support its expansion in CLMV, focusing on personal loans and microfinance. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)
Comment: Now this is an interesting development….why can’t Thai companies be more present in the region?
CCET
Taiwanese investors are interested in investing in CCET, planning to increase its capacity. They expect CCET to be their #1 supplier. It plans to focus on high margin products. It expects 2015 net profit to mark a record high backed by seasonality and the baht depreciation in 4Q15 earnings. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)
CSS
CSS expects 1Q16 earnings to be good despite no new projects. It expects to recognize income from Bt400-500mn in backlog. It expects 2Q16 to bring in projects from TRUE and ADVANC. It is interested in investing in alternative energy to diversify risk and increase revenue. (Thun Hoon, 28/01/16)

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Stocks in the news (aot, big, bigc, esso, hemraj, jubile, perm, pstc, ratch, scc, smt, tmb) 25.01.16

AOT
AOT expects 1Q16 earnings of around Bt4.6bn, growing 22%YoY on the back of high tourist arrivals. Tourism high season in the first quarter should boost the company. (Khao Hoon, 25/1/16)
Comment: DM terminal 2 is already bustling like crazy
BIG
BIG expects its earning to reach a new high in 2016, growing 10% from 2015 driven by growing sales volume of new cameras. This year’s focus will be on the direct-from-phone printing services. The negative retained earnings have been cleared, allowing for dividend payout from FY2015 earnings. (Khao Hoon, 25/1/16)
Comment: I’ll know more about what they are planning to do later today, still am not convinced
BIGC
Charoen’s TCC Holding and the Chirathivat family’s Central group are considering a firstround bid (5-Feb-16) for the BIG C Supercenter chains in Thailand and Vietnam. (KhaoHoon, 25/1/16) Comment: Already mentioned in my random thoughts on how I think things will play out here
ESSO
ESSO to expand its car care business, the Mobil 1 Center, targeting 400 branches within 2018 (ThunHoon, 25/1/16)
Comment: That will be going up against quite the competitive market
HEMRAJ
Hemraj Energy Co, a subsidiary of the listed company Hemaraj Land and Development Plc, has signed a joint-venture agreement with Gulf MP to develop five small power plant (SPP) projects within Hemraj’s industrial estate, totaling 630MW and worth Bt34bn. The projects are expected to complete within 2017 (KhaoHoon, 25/1/16)
JUBILE
The company targets an earnings growth of 15% in 2016, raising contribution from diamond showrooms to 13-15% of earnings. It plans to boosts sales via branch expansion and renovation, as well as new product launches and marketing campaigns. (KhaoHoon, 25/1/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aot, big, bigc, esso, hemraj, jubile, perm, pstc, ratch, scc, smt, tmb) 25.01.16

Stocks in the news (akr, atp30, beauty, ck, ivl, jmt, major, nch, oishi, pca, smt, tpoly, tsr, tvt) 08.01.16

AKR
AKR says foreign investors are interested becoming partners to invest in alternative energy. It expects 4Q15 earnings to mark a record high backed by numerous orders. It targets 2016 revenue to grow not less than 25% thanks to Bt6bn in bids. It expects the government to approve solar farm projects. It plans to invest in 40MW. It plans to expand to ASEAN. (Thun Hoon, 08/01/16)
Comment: Well its a natural step forward for them as they are trying to shift away from being a project based only company

ATP30
ATP30 expects 2016 net margin to double from 2015’s (5% in 2015 to 10% in 2016). It expects to make a decision whether to invest in or acquire a logistics business within mid-2016. It expects to invest be not less than Bt100mn. (Khao Hoon, 08/01/16)

BEAUTY
European investors are interested in BEAUTY shares because of its strong fundamentals and growth. It expects 2016 revenue growth of 20% aided a broader customer base at home and abroad. (Thun Hoon, 08/01/16)

CK
CK expects to report 2015 net profit of Bt2.39bn. It plans to take part in Bt600bn public project bids. (Khao Hoon, 08/01/16)

IVL
IVL has agreed to acquire BP Chemical’s Alabama plant (720 KMT PX, 1,020 KMT PTA, and naphthalene dicarboxylate or NDC) within 1H16. (Khao Hoon, 08/01/16)
Comment: We do wonder how on earth IVL will reach it’s warrant exercise prices in the next 2 years.

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