AGE has orders of more than 300K tons from China. It expects export portion to rise to over 20%. It plans to increase coal sales to 200K tons, with service revenue rising to Bt300mn. (Thun Hoon, 08/09/16)
ANAN expects 2H16 earnings to be better than first half supported by backlog of Bt38.5bn, of which more than Bt8.39bn will be booked in 2H16. It plans to open eight new projects with a total value of Bt19bn. It reports presales of Bt10.3bn in the first eight months of the year. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
Comment: Next year is supposedly their “harvest” year as they call it.
BANPU got funds of Bt5bn from the conversion of 993mn units of BANPU-W3. It will set the rights ratio and offer price for the BPP IPO on Sep 26. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
BM cuts 2016 target revenue growth to 10% from 20% in response to the economic slowdown. It is talking with a party in Myanmar to set up a factory. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
CHOW expects to start commercial operations of a 5MW power plant in Japan, which will push 2016 capacity up to reach 28.5MW. It plans to invest in a solar farm in the Philippines. It expects a profit in 2016 thanks to growth in steel sales. It is confident that revenue will reach its target of Bt4bn and targets a doubling in steel sales to 140k tons. (Thun Hoon, 08/09/16)
COM7 expects 2H16 earnings to grow. It expects 4Q16 sales to be good due to high season and the launch of iPhone 7. It expects 2016 sales to be over Bt17bn. (Kao Hoon, 08/09/16)
Comment: Well it had the little pop and now along with the rest of the market it’s falling.
Group Lease strengthens ties with Sri Lankan financial group – SET-listed microfinance company Group Lease (GL) plans to collaborate further with Commercial Credit & Finance, a Sri Lankan financial group, to strengthen its microfinance businesses in Indonesia and Cambodia after GL acquired a microfinance company in Myanmar from a Commercial Credit shareholder. (The Nation, 08/09/16)
Comment: So they have Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
ARROW expects 2016 revenue and profit to be a new high. It is maintains its full-year target revenue at Bt1.4bn, growth of 15%. It has backlog of Bt240mn, all of which will be booked this year. It is talking with two companies to take a share of its subsidiary and expects to make a deal within 2017. (Kao Hoon, 06/09/16)
BIZ maintains 2016 revenue target growth of 50-60% and plans to expand its customer base in both government and private hospitals. It expects 2019 revenue to reach Bt1bn and has a three-year plan to do a JV with a private hospital to set up a cancer center. (Kao Hoon, 06/09/16)
Comment: Well its certainly pricing this growth in at these valuation levels
BSM expects to sign a Bt100mn contract for work in Papua New Guinea in early 4Q16. This will support 2H16 earnings. It expects a profit in both 3Q16 and the whole of 2016. It expects the Sansara project to finish around the end of 2017 to early 2018. It targets 2017 revenue of Bt800mn from Bt700mn this year, supported by expanding to Myanmar and Cambodia. ( Thun Hoon, 06/09/16)
CPN expects 2H16 revenue growth of 12-14% backed by steady growth in same-store sales. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow 15% supported by opening a new shopping center. It expects to change CPNRF into a REIT at the end of 2016. (Kao Hoon, 06/09/16)
Comment: Given the size of the business today, its rather astounding how well they continue to perform
CSL expects 2016 revenue growth of 2-3%. It plans to expand high-speed internet in condominiums along the BTS line and expects 10,000 customers within this year. (Kao Hoon, 06/09/16)
GLOBAL expects growth to continue through 2H16 with full-year revenue growth of more than 10%. It expects a net margin of 8.45%. It plans to expand to Myanmar and Cambodia, with a decision to be made next year. It expects to open eight new branches in 2016 and has a five-year budget of Bt10bn. ( Thun Ho on, 06/09/16)
JUBILE expects profit margin to continue to be good. It believes the Forevermark brand has a bright future. It plans to add four branches this year and has a five-year target of 25 branches. ( Thun Hoon, 06/09/16)
Comment: If JUBILE turnarounds around then you know that consumer confidence is back
BEAUTY expects 2H16 high season to support its sales. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow more than 20%. It plans to expand its branches in Thailand and abroad. (Kao Hoon, 24/08/16)
Comment: The odd thing is that we are seeing management sell shares in the market
BJC expands glass output capacity – BERLI JUCKER(BJC) is investing Bt2 billion in the construction of a new furnace with a production capacity of 300 tonnes of glass a day, in order to cater to rising demand for glass containers. (The Nation, 24/08/16)
Comment: Watch them dominate Thailand and Vietnam along with Central Group
BTW announced a dividend of Bt0.27/share, XD today and payment on Sep 9. It has backlog of Bt1.56bn and expects 2H16 earnings to be good. (Thun Hoon, 24/08/16)
EA plans to COD a 126MW wind power plant at Nakhon Si Thammarat at the end of 2016. This will lift capacity to 404MW, doubled from 2015. It expects 2016 earnings to be a new high. It plans to do five more projects in Chaiyaphum worth Bt20bn to increase capacity to 64MW. (Thun Hoon, 24/08/16)
GPSC expects 2016 revenue and profit to jump due to booking revenue from IRPC, Nava Nakorn power plant and more new customers. It announced a five-year plan to have capacity of 2,800MW and expects the board to approve its investment budget of Bt19bn. (Kao Hoon, 24/08/16)
ITD get a big project worth more than Bt1.28bn to bring backlog up to over Bt200bn. It expects earnings to turn to profit after it reported a net loss in 2Q16. (Thun Hoon, 24/08/16)
Comment: With the recent win @ AOT, will they have to raise capital again?
Malee Group and Mega Lifesciences will set up a 49:51 joint venture called Mega Malee Company to develop health-related natural foods and beverages for both local and international markets. Initial investment is put at Bt10 million. (The Nation, 23/08/16)
Comment: That added a little pop to both their share prices that day
AKP reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt18.08mn, up 61.6% YoY. It expects 2H16 performance to achieve its target. (Thun Hoon, 11/08/16)
BCH expects 2H16 earnings to be good supported by a faster breakeven at WMC than expected. It plans to increase Social Security clients to 800,000. It expects 2016 revenue to grow no less than 10%. (Thun Hoon, 11/08/16)
Comment: Well WMC has been waiting to breakeven for a long time…
Bangchak seeks 4th revenue engine – BANGCHAK PETROLEUM is seeking a new business to perform as the “fourth engine” of the company, after the spin-off of its green-power business. (The Nation, 11/08/16)
Comment: And the spin is expected to happen within the next 6 months
BIZ reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt8.1mn and total revenue of Bt106.59mn, a surge of 502.51% YoY due to realizing more revenue. (Thun Hoon, 11/08/16)
IVL reported 1H16 net profit of Bt10.84bn, increasing 95% YoY, and 2Q16 profit of Bt5.95bn supported by PET business recovery and booking extra gain of Bt2.49bn from an acquired business. (Kao Hoon, 11/08/16)
Comment: So they were able to boost their 1H16 #’s due to “extra gain” bookings from acquisitions, what magical things await in 2H16?
ACAP plans to expand to Cambodia and Myanmar via subsidiary “Capital OK” and expects to conclude the deals this year. It targets loans to reach Bt3bn after reported 1H16 loans of Bt2.1bn. It plans to issue a new debenture worth Bt600mn in 4Q16. It expects to list a subsidiary on the SET. (Thun Hoon, 25/07/16)
Comment: It isn’t unimagineable to see Thai financial co’s to gain strong market share in Laos and Cambodia, Myanmar however, could be a tougher nut to crack
AKR expects 2016 revenue growth of 25% supported by outstanding 2H16 earnings. It expects 2016 earnings to be expanded by government projects such as mass transit lines, SEZ and property that will support demand. (Thun Hoon, 25/07/16)
BKD expects 2H16 to be good. It plans to bid for 2-3 new jobs worth Bt3bn, of which it expects to get Bt1.5bn. It has backlog of more than Bt1.7bn and expects to book this in 3Q16. (Khao Hoon, 25/07/16)
CHG spent Bt600mn to invest in Ruamphat Chacherngsao Hospital. Construction will begin this September and it will open in 2018. (Khao Hoon, 25/07/16)
GOLD expects to report good earnings in 2Q16 in mid-August. Its presales hit Bt8.5bn for the first half of the year with Bt3bn backlog. (Khao Hoon, 25/07/16)
Comment: The story for this company is rather well covered, residential property sales with some offices and a REIT.
IVL expects 2Q16 net profit to reach Bt2.5bn driven by higher sales and higher spread between PTA and PET. (Thun Hoon, 25/07/16)
Comment: And another revaluation of an acquisition ?
LIT expects 2H16 earnings to be good from seasonality in 3Q16. It expects revenue, net profit, and loan portfolio to grow not less than 30%. It expects 2016 performance to mark a record high. (Thun Hoon, 25/07/16)
BANPU expects to benefit from BPP because it has a 70MW solar farm in China. It expects the remaining 20MW to start up by 3Q16. (Khao Hoon, 11/07/16)
BJC has cancelled its capital increase PP of 800mn shares as investors needed more time to decide but the company had time constraints. It will do a rights offering next time around. (Khao Hoon, 11/07/16)
Comment: It’s no surprise that it failed because the RO has just done at 35, which investor would accept a PP @ 40?
BTS expects to sign the contract to operate MRT Green Line extension (North-South) by Dec 2016. It targets passenger growth of 5-6%. It expects operate the MRT Pink, Yellow, and Orange lines. It says its property business is still good, with backlog reaching Bt10.642bn. It expects this to contribute revenue till 2019. (Thun Hoon, 11/07/16)
FVC is studying investing in a new business. It expects 2H16 earnings to be good aided by Bt200mn from its medical business. It expects 2016 revenue to reach its target of Bt400-500mn. It expects net profit to be back to black this year. (Thun Hoon, 11/07/16)
IFEC expects Dhara Dhevi to exit from rehabilitation at the end of August. It expects to book extra gain from debt restructuring in 2Q16. It expects to sell land and residences. It expects to complete the purchase of solar and wind power plants in 3Q16. It targets operations of 100MW this year. (Khao Hoon, 11/07/16)
AEONTS issues debenture of Bt8bn which it will use to refinance and as funding to support its business. It reported 1H16 profit of Bt515.84mn supported by more credit card revenue. (Thun Hoon, 08/07/16)
Comment: Still one of the best operators in town
AOT has budgeted Bt194bn to develop its six airports over 5-10 years. Once finished, its airports will support 181mn passengers per year. (Kao Hoon, 08/07/16)
Comment: Contractors, materials, security firms will all benefit from this.
CHO will bid in the e-auction for the 489 NGV bus project worth Bt4bn. It expects to know the result this evening. (Kao Hoon, 08/07/16)
CK signed the contract for Xayaburi in Laos worth Bt19.4bn. This will expand its backlog to Bt100bn. (Kao Hoon, 08/07/16)
CWT will bid for renewable energy project. It expects 2016 revenue of Bt1.5bn. It has more jobs to book and is steadily adding new jobs to add to its backlog of Bt1.5bn. (Thun Hoon, 08/07/16)
AP expects 2Q16 earnings to continue to grow, supported by its transfers. It expects 2016 revenue will hit target at Bt23.7bn supported by backlog of Bt12.9bn and the launch of 13 new projects. (Thun Hoon, 05/07/16)
BIG has opened its “WONDER PHOTO SHOP”, its first outlet for printing photos from smartphones. This has received good response. It expects 2016 revenue growth of 15%. It expects the camera market to continue to grow in 2H16. (Kao Hoon, 05/07/16)
Comment: Knowing how the consumer market works here, this may be incredibly popular for 12-18 months and then die off
CGD bought a school in UK for Bt848mn. It expects to book revenue of £600bn in 2H16. (Kao Hoon, 05/07/16)
CMO unveils new business strategy – CMO is marking its 30th anniversary by focusing more on tourism and its entertainment-and lifestyle-related business on top of its core eventmanagement operation as it aims to achieve a revenue target of Bt2 billion within two years. (The Nation, 05/07/16)
COM7 expects 1H16 earnings to be strong supported by the launch of “iPhone SE”. It expects 2016 revenue of Bt17bn. It plans to open 100,000 numbers within one year. (Kao Hoon, 05/07/16)
Comment: And we have the iPhone 7 coming!
AOT plans to put two contracts for Suvarnabhumi phase 2 up for bid in Aug. It expects to put the other contracts up for bidding this year. It plans to begin Don Muang Phase 3 as soon as possible. (Thun Hoon, 14/06/16)
BEM expects to be the operator for the MRT Blue Line extension. It also expects to get the station that will link Bang Sue-Tao Poon – the so-called missing link – after the board approved direct negotiation. It expects to ask approval from the SRT tomorrow. (Khao Hoon, 14/06/16)
Comment: Looks like there is no reason why they shouldn’t get it
BJCHI signed a Bt2.8bn contract, raising its backlog to Bt4.5bn. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 15%. (Khao Hoon, 14/06/16)
Comment: This despite oil prices down -50% from their peak, so where’s the issue for BJCHI to continue to winning projects?
CENTEL expects 2016 earnings to mark a record high. It plans to cooperate with a partner to acquire more businesses (two deals are being negotiated). It expects the food business to be good. It has budgeted Bt800mn to expand and renovate. It expects 2016 revenue of Bt20.05bn. (Thun Hoon, 14/06/16)