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MSCI Semi-Rebalancing: Thailand has 11 changes

Changes in constituents for the MSCI Global Standard Indexes which will take place as of the close of May 31, 2016.

MSCI Thailand:                         (+2) EGCO, ROBINS

                                (-) none

MSCI Small Cap (Thailand):        (+3) DNA, GL, S
(-6) EFORL, SAMTEL, SDAT, SRICHA, TIPCO, TTCL

Stocks in the news (advanc, bbl, beauty, bem, bsm, css, ea, mc, ori, ptt, smpc, sricha, svi, tacc, true, uv) 29.02.16

ADVANC
ADVANC reports more than 500,000 of its 2G clients have upgraded to 3G. It aims at getting more than 10mn 4G users from 4.4mn now. It has budgeted of Bt40bn to expand its business in 2016. (Kao Hoon, 29/2/16)
Comment: The number we read this morning from the news was 5 mn users already.

BBL
BBL announces a full-year dividend of Bt6.50/share. (Thun Hoon, 29/2/16)

BEAUTY
BEAUTY reported net profit in 2015 of Bt402.5mn, up 33.65% supported by total revenue growth of 29.36% to Bt1.79mn from expanding its branches. It will pay a dividend in 2H16 of Bt0.83/share, XD on April 28. (Kao Hoon, 29/2/16)
Comment: And they keep growing!

BEM
BEM reported 2015 net profit of Bt2.65bn supported by higher toll and fare revenue. It had total revenue of Bt13.1bn with total assets of Bt78bn. It will pay a dividend of Bt0.07/share. (Thun Hoon, 29/2/16)
Comment: At what point will BEM do what BTS did and spin off the assets to an infrastructure REIT?

Continue reading Stocks in the news (advanc, bbl, beauty, bem, bsm, css, ea, mc, ori, ptt, smpc, sricha, svi, tacc, true, uv) 29.02.16

Management Trades – Dec ’15

Notable Transactions

Buy(s) THB 6.3 bn

-KCE, BA, TTCL, RS, SAM, SPALI, MAJOR, WHA, SCC, IFEC, BBL, DCORP, BLAND, JMART, TU, SOLAR, TVO, NSI, CBG, SUPER, NMG

Sell(s) THB 15.0 bn

-BEC, KCE, SAWD, COL, UNIQ, MAX, AP, SAM, JSP, MAJOR, SRICHA, ITD, BA, TMC, AAV

160104 mgmt_trades

Note: Transactions shown are trades above THB 20 mn

Stocks in the news (bwg, ilink, irpc, ksl, ncl, nwr, ptt, rs, sena, solar, sricha, tpch, trc, tse, tu, vibha) 15.12.15

BWG
BWG plans to expand waste power plants by 50MW. It targets 100MW within five years. It expects 2016 revenue to be good backed by Bt100-200mn revenue from selling electricity, beginning in 3Q16. It plans to list its subsidiary. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/15)
Comment: They do seem to have a lot of momentum behind over the past few years. I do remember a decade ago BWG had several issues w/ environmentalists and local residents but it seems to have been able to move on.

ILINK
ILINK expects to get projects from ADVANC, DTAC and TRUE (rental of fiber optic cable). It expects 2015 revenue to be higher than Bt3bn and expects to grow significantly next year. It expects to get Bt10bn new projects. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/15)
Comment: ILINK’s stock, like several others, just collapsed in the last 2 weeks but there are still going to benefit from all this IT expansion that Thailand has.

IRPC
IRPC expects UHV project to start up in 2Q16. It expects this to increase its refinery efficiency. It is talking to PTTGC about an M&A. (Khao Hoon, 15/12/15)

KSL
KSL expects 2016 revenue growth of 5-10% backed by increase in sugar cane production from 8.6mn tons to 9mn tons. It expects sugar price to be stable at US$0.14-0.15/lb. It plans to invest in the power business with TSE. It has budgeted Bt800mn to expand ethanol plants. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/15)

NCL
NCL expects 4Q15 net profit to be positive. It expects to get Bt100mn in domestic freight. It is considering investing in Indonesia, Vietnam, and Cambodia. It expects exports to comprise 50%. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 30%. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/15)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (bwg, ilink, irpc, ksl, ncl, nwr, ptt, rs, sena, solar, sricha, tpch, trc, tse, tu, vibha) 15.12.15

Stocks in the news (aqua, atp30, bmcl, chow, col, epg, ilink, ktc, malee, ndr, pstc, siri, sricha, svoa, syntec, tasco, the, trc, tsr, tta) 17.11.15

AQUA
AQUA reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt69.61mn (+108.16%). 9M15 net profit was Bt221.96mn (+114.74%) backed by a growth in sales of electricity, warehouses, and ads. (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)

ATP30
ATP30 has three new customers. It will supply 30 cars that will contribute revenue from the beginning of 2016. It reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt2mn. 9M15 revenue grew 14.81%. It is confident 2015 revenue will reach Bt270mn (+15%). (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)

BMCL
BMCL reported 3Q15 net loss of Bt148.18mn (-7%). Ridership rose to 300,000, raising revenue from fares by 9.66% while commercial development revenue rose 6%. (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)
Comment: CK has decided to merge BECL and BMCL they need the clean balance sheet of BECL to finance all of BMCL’s future growth

CHOW
CHOW reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt36.27mn backed by implementing cost control, revenue from power business and FX gain. (Thun Hoon, 17/11/15)
Comment: We do wonder at what point will CHOW begin to recognise its expansion into Japan

COL
COL expects 2016 revenue to grow 15% from Bt10bn this year. It plans to switch online sales to market place. It has budgeted Bt1bn to broaden its market at home and abroad. (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)
Comment: A switch from online sales to market place? Wait isn’t this an ecommerce business? I have often thought aloud that for this company to be the equivalent of, say, Amazon, a change in management and mind set would be needed.

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aqua, atp30, bmcl, chow, col, epg, ilink, ktc, malee, ndr, pstc, siri, sricha, svoa, syntec, tasco, the, trc, tsr, tta) 17.11.15

Stocks in the news (advanc, aeonts, bec, dcon, demco, fsmart, irpc, mcs, mill, sena, sim, sricha, sst, tae, tvt, tsr) 24.09.15

ADVANC
ADVANC expects 3Q15 net profit of Bt8.6bn (-4%) affected by decreasing service revenue and profit margin on sale of mobile handsets and rising marketing expense and depreciation. It expects 4Q15 earnings to be better because of the 4G auction. (Khao Hoon, 24/09/15)
Comment: It’s the same story every couple of years for AIS, in the end they are still the largest player, they still have the cleanest balance sheet and they’ll still continue to dominate.
AEONTS
AEONTS reported 2QFY15 net profit of Bt731mn (+40%QoQ). It plans to pay an interim dividend of Bt1.6/share. It targets FY2015 loan growth of 3-4% aided by government stimulus measures. It plans to expand its credit card customer base in Bangkok from its existing 2mn cards. (Thun Hoon, 24/09/15)
Comment: Ex its 1 time gain, earnings growth was only single digits for AEONTS
BEC
BEC expects 2015 revenue to drop by 5-10% and net profit to drop more than 10% from last year. It expects its performance to be better than peers. It says the drop in performance was caused by the economic slowdown and high competition. (Khao Hoon, 24/09/15)
Comment: While they may still be #1, their financial performance just shows the damage that digital TV has done to incumbents.
DCON
DCON plans to focus on power, construction and materials, and property businesses. It expects 3Q15 earnings to be good backed by large orders. It expects 2016 performance to turn around. (Thun Hoon, 24/09/15)
DEMCO
DEMCO expects 3Q15 earnings to be good aided by Bt3.7bn transfers from Bt8.8bn work on hand. It plans to bid for new projects both local and abroad. It expects 2015 revenue of Bt6bn. (Thun Hoon, 24/09/15)
Comment: And WEH IPO’ing next year should be a positive

Continue reading Stocks in the news (advanc, aeonts, bec, dcon, demco, fsmart, irpc, mcs, mill, sena, sim, sricha, sst, tae, tvt, tsr) 24.09.15

Stocks in the news (beauty, cho, cpn, ea, emc, erw, ever, irpc, maco, pt, ptg, sim, siri, smm, svoa, sricha, trc, vgi) 05.08.15

BEAUTY
BEAUTY wound up a road show in London and Edinburgh and response was better than it had expected. It expects 2005 revenue to be higher than Bt1.7bn (20%b growth), benefitting from more stores and new products. (Khao Hoon, 05/08/15)
CHO
CHO expects to sign a contract for 489 NGV buses with BMTA on Aug 17 after the court has dismissed the accusation by Bestrin group. (Khao Hoon, 05/08/15)
Comment: Its wonderful news for CHO however it’s one off and then earnings will return to “normal business” levels post this transaction
CPN
CPN has budgeted Bt20bn to open Central Phuket on 111rai, expects this property to be a center of business and tourist attraction. It plans to develop this property for hotels, convention center, and department store which is expected to be done in 2017. (Khao Hoon, 05/08/15)
Comment: Other than the massive mistake that is Central Embassy, CPN is still THE best pure mall play in Thailand.
EA
EA expects 2Q15 net profit to be higher than Bt800mn backed by solar farm, lifting 1H15 net profit to Bt1.4bn. Management is confident 2015 revenue will reach Bt10bn. It targets net profit growth of 50%. It expects annual revenue of Bt6bn from 2017 onward. (Khao Hoon, 05/08/15)
Comment: No change in the story here, however the stock price has seem to lost it’s interest from the investing publich w/ the price off some 33% from its 52 week highs. 

Continue reading Stocks in the news (beauty, cho, cpn, ea, emc, erw, ever, irpc, maco, pt, ptg, sim, siri, smm, svoa, sricha, trc, vgi) 05.08.15

Stocks in the news (auct, bjchi, ccp, cig, cwt, eastw, epg, irpc, ldc, qtc, rich, samoc, scc, spali, sricha, susco, tks, tmt, tpoly, true, ttw) 16.07.15

AUCT
AUCT expects 2Q15 earnings of Bt42mn, 12-13% revenue growth and 2.59% dividend yield. (Khao Hoon, 16/07/15)
Comment: Despite it’s great growth, it looks like the retail investors are beginning to realise that the share price has been quite overvalued

BJCHI
Foreign investors are interested in BJCHI shares after it held a roadshow in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. It expects 15% revenue growth this year backed by revenue recognition in 2H15 and a higher client base. (Thun Hoon, 16/07/15)

CCP
CCP expects to increase product line at the end of this year. It plans to invest Bt70-80mn. It expects to gain from government investment. (Thun Hoon, 16/07/15)
Comment: Definitely one of the potential winners in the infrastructure spending

CIG
CIG plans to increase exports to 70-80% and expects to show a net profit in 2H15. Its backlog is Bt400mn, expected to be booked this year. It will conduct a roadshow to increase its market. (Thun Hoon, 16/07/15)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (auct, bjchi, ccp, cig, cwt, eastw, epg, irpc, ldc, qtc, rich, samoc, scc, spali, sricha, susco, tks, tmt, tpoly, true, ttw) 16.07.15

Stocks in the news (ah, bjc, cei, chow, dtac, gpsc, hmpro, ifs, nusa, pylon, qtc, spali, sricha, super) 29.05.15

AH
AH is dealing to buy firms in India, Malaysia and Japan, expected to be finalized by 2015. The company cut sales target to 5-10% due to a slowdown in the auto industry but it expects revenue to grow to Bt30bn in 2020. (Thun Hoon, 29/05/15)
Comment: AH hasn’t been an attractive investment since 2006 when it acquired KPN’s auto company

BJC
BJC expects 2015 revenue grow 10% from 2014’s Bt44.217mn. 2Q15 profit is expected to be higher than 1Q15 aided by cost control. It expects to finish the deal to buy another company soon. (Thai Post, 29/05/15)
Comment: BJC’s shareholders have been continuously blocking its plan to acquire Metro Vietnam.

CEI
CEI is focusing on its fans, planning to open a showroom by July 2015. It expects 10% revenue growth to Bt250mn this year backed by a new product, light bulbs. CEI plan to enter into a JV to invest in an 8MW solar power plant. (Thun Hoon, 29/05/15)

CHOW
CHOW gets 23.66KW solar rooftop project and plans to increase investment in alternative energy, leading to dramatic revenue growth. The company plans to introduce a turnkey solution for clients. (Thun Hoon, 29/05/15)
Comment: 23.66 KW is nothing to advertise about

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ah, bjc, cei, chow, dtac, gpsc, hmpro, ifs, nusa, pylon, qtc, spali, sricha, super) 29.05.15

Stocks in the news (bdms, ckp, demco, emc, focus, fsmart, gold, maco, pf, ps, pylon, qh, rojna, slp, sricha, tae, tmb, tmi) 20.04.15

BDMS
Expects 12% growth in 2015. It plans to invest Bt6.0bn in order to expand the number of hospital to 50. 1Q15 earnings will grow due to an increase in the number of clients (Khao Hoon, 20/04/2015)
Comment: Despite a relatively tepid growth rate, these valuation levels still hold because 1) It’s the biggest and arguably the best hospital play in Thailand 2) It is the only hospital group that has proven its ability to continue expanding well 3) They are still actively looking for M&A deals

CKP
Split par from Bt5 to Bt1, effective April 20. This will increase the number of shares from 1.1bn to 5.5bn. (Khao Hoon, 20/04/15)
Comment: Retail will love this!

DEMCO
Issues clarification of news – Khun Phongsak Sirikoop, CEO and M.D. of DEMCO clarifies news printed in a local paper: 1) It has not yet announced 1Q earnings. 2) It has not provided any information with regards to the process of selling Khun Nopporn’s shares. 3) It has also not released information regarding the purchaser of WEH stock in an equal proportion to Khun Nopporn’s shares. (Khao Hoon, 20/04/15)
Comment: Again the main item for DEMCO is whether or not WEH can be listed, once its solved the stock price may again head back up to high teens

Continue reading Stocks in the news (bdms, ckp, demco, emc, focus, fsmart, gold, maco, pf, ps, pylon, qh, rojna, slp, sricha, tae, tmb, tmi) 20.04.15