AS expects a turnaround in 2016 after a business restructure. It sets revenue target growth 30% which mainly from smartphone market. (Kao Hoon, 11/03/16)
Comment: I’ve always liked management here but their industry has been turned upside down by the advent of smartphone technology and they’ve been incredibly slow to keep up with the changes, one wonders if it is too late…
ASEFA targets 2016 revenue growth of 15%, supported by backlog of Bt1.7bn. It is bidding for new jobs in total worth Bt2-3bn. It will maintain its gross margin at 22.35%. (Kao Hoon, 11/03/16)
ASK will focus on truck loans as it expects the AEC will increase logistics demand. It is confident that 2016 loans will grow 10-15% and maintains NIM at 22.35%. (Kao Hoon, 11/03/16)
Comment: Everyone is banking on the infrastructure spending Thailand, and leasing companies such as ASK and THANI are no different
BGT expects outstanding earnings in 1Q16 supported by sales from Myanmar. It plans to add 1-2 branches in Myanmar. It expects revenue of Bt11mn from abroad. It expects 2016 to grow 10% supported by new products. (Thun Hoon, 11/03/16)
Comment: They were finally able to eek out a small amount of profit in 2015 after the losses in 2014.
ANAN expects Bt1.8bn cash from transfer of Ideo Mobi Wongsawang Interchange in 3Q16. It expects this to lift 2016 revenue to its target of Bt15bn. (Thun Hoon, 02/02/16)
Comment: Well that’s only a 50% increase in revenue this year..
BCP has budgeted Bt2.92bn to acquire a 198MW Japan solar power plant. It expects to list its subsidiary by 2016 after its capacity has achieved 410MW. (Thun Hoon, 02/02/16)
Comment: It’s interesting to see that they are acquiring SunEdison Japan…hopefully it won’t be a mess like its recent oil acquisition (pre price drop..)
CI plans to set up a Bt1.4bn REIT. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 15% from last year. (Thun Hoon, 02/02/16)
Comment: Hence why they’ve been engaging in share buybacks
CPF expects 4Q15 net profit of Bt1.66bn (+106%) aided by Bt1.06bn extra gain from selling CPALL shares, bringing 2015 earnings to Bt11.17bn (5% growth). It expects to pay a dividend of Bt0.45/share. (Khao Hoon, 02/02/16)
Comment: Ohhhh again trading CPALL’s shares has given them a profit!
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.
AMATA expects 4Q15 revenue to be healthy even though it cannot reach the target of selling 1000 rai of land this year. It has sold only 493 rai of land in 9 months. (Thun Hoon, 27/11/15)
Comment: It’s the usual cycle for industrial estates in Thailand.
AOT expects 4Q15 profit of at least Bt3.2bn (51% growth). It expects revenue for the whole of this year to be Bt17bn backed by peak season. (Thun Hoon, 27/11/15)
BMCL expects the cabinet to approve the M&A with BECL on December 8. (Khao Hoon, 27/11/15)
CHO expects to gain revenue from an 11-year project. Next year it will focus on maintenance services and expects to get a project worth Bt400mn. (Thun Hoon, 27/11/15)
Comment: If it is similar to their Tesco contract then its a steady cash flow generator for the firm
Names today: BKD, DNA, EA, IFS, IRPC, KCE, KTB, MACO, MINT, NCH, OCEAN, RML, S, STPI, TRC, TVO
BKD expects 2015 revenue to grow 40% backed by Bt2bn in backlog. It plans to bid for more public and private projects to raise its growth. (Khao Hoon, 04/11/15)
DNA expects 2016 revenue to turn around after it has completed restructuring with a focus on alternative energy. It expects to invest in four waste power plants which are expected to be concluded by 4Q15. It expects water management business to contribute revenue in 2Q16. It plans to invest in one more water management project, expecting to make a final decision soon. (Thun Hoon, 04/11/15)
Comment: These are interesting projects that DNA has put together, quite a strange move by a company that is supposedly involved in resorts and music distribution.
EA expects 3Q15 earnings of Bt638mn (71% growth) aided by alternative energy business. 9M15 net profit is expected to be Bt1.9bn. (Khao Hoon, 04/11/15)
Comment: The story remains the same for EA, get all of its plants up and running.
IFS expects 2016 revenue to grow 15-20% backed by public investment (MRT and high speed trains). It expects SME loans to grow. (Thun Hoon, 04/11/15)
Comment: They do have a very interesting business here and up until this year have been growing quite consistently over the past 7 years.
Names today: AOT, APCS, AQ, CPALL, CTW, DTAC, EMC, HMPRO, JWD, PACE, PSTC, S, SAWAD, SIRI, SMM, STPI, TPOLY)
AOT says 2015 passengers grew 21.94% to 106.79mn on the back of 47.75% passenger growth in Don Mueng Airport because of growth of low cost airlines. (Khao Hoon, 20/10/15)
Comment: Continued amazing passenger growth numbers by AOT.
APCS expects to get Bt100mn orders from Japan. It expects to show a net profit for nine months performance after it had a net loss of Bt2.37mn for the first half of this year. It expects performance to turn around. It plans to broaden its customer base at home and abroad. It is looking for partner to invest in new products. (Thun Hoon, 20/10/15)
AQ’s board has approved taking shares in of Golden Technology Industrial Co.,Ltd. It will manage 4,300 rai of land valued at Bt13.5bn. It is confident it can repay total debt to KTB. It plans to negotiate with KTB to restructure the debt. (Khao Hoon, 20/10/15)
Comment: Well that’s rather strange given that the company is short on cash.
CPALL expects 3Q15 net profit of Bt3bn, lifted by higher sales of ready-to-eat foods and its stamp marketing campaign. It expects 2015 revenue to grow 30%. (Thun Hoon, 20/10/15)
Comment: It’s stamp campaign was an amazing success, with zero cost to CPALL and all the costs passed down to the suppliers.
CTW expects 2016 revenue to be good backed by private and public investment such as rapid transit, 4G, moving above-ground cables underground and the government’s “digital economy”. It expects this to increase demand for electric wire, cable, and fiber optics. (Thun Hoon, 20/10/15)
DTAC reported 3Q15 revenue of Bt19.7bn with Bt1.2bn in net profit. It will pay an interim dividend of Bt0.72/share. (Thun Hoon, 20/10/15)
Comment: Decent #’s but they realise that it isn’t worth chasing customers today with 4G on the horizon and the need to conserve cash.