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Stocks in the news (advanc, ba, bafs, btw, ccn, csl, fpi, gunkul, ihl, kbank, kbs, kool, mk, pcsgh, planb, ptt, synex, thcom, true, twpc, upa) 19.08.16

ADVANC
ADVANC plans to increase 2016 revenue target to accommodate greater revenue from services and a campaign to stimulate sales. It expects the 900MHz license to cut EBITDA margin in 2H16 to an average of 38-39% in the year. It expects maintain its 100% dividend payout. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
Comment: While the dividend payout ratio remains, it will probably followed the trend of DTAC’s i.e. declining
 
BA
BA is preparing a roadshow in Hong Kong for November. It targets an annual average revenue growth of 10-15%. It has budgeted Bt12bn to expand its airport and buy more airplanes. It expects passenger growth of 20% to more than 1.2mn passengers supported by high season. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
BAFS
BAFS expects 2H16 to grow on high season. It expects aviation fuel services to increase 8% and expects revenue to grow more than 9% to a new high compared to last year. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
Comment: A great “little” monopoly
 
BTW
BTW will pay an interim dividend of Bt0.27/share or return of 6.46%, payment on Sep 9. It expects 2H16 to be good supported by bids for new jobs. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
CCN
CCN plans to bid for jobs of more than Bt200mn. It expects 2016 revenue growth of 20%. It plans to expand to the energy business, closing a deal by the end of 2016. It reported 2Q16 profit growth of 1,009% due to cost management and expects continued growth in 3Q16. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)

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Stocks in the news (ask, bla, demco, egco, gfpt, gold, gunkul, kce, nep, ptsc, ratch, sawad, siri, spa, susco, tu, thcom, wha) 10.08.16

ASK
ASK expects revenue and loan growth of not less than 15% on seasonality. It plans to issue a debenture to replace the old one of Bt7.3bn that is expiring. (Thun Hoon, 10/08/16)
Comment: It’s more likely that the continued improvement will come from decreased financing costs
 
BLA
BLA reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt9.3bn thanks to reversal of provisions. It will pay a dividend of Bt0.32/share, XD on Aug 25. (Khao Hoon, 10/08/16)
Comment: Despite the short term respite it’s still going to be tough for insurance co’s to make $ on their investment portfolio’s given these low yields
 
DEMCO
DEMCO says its 60MW wind power at Khao Kor commenced operations. It expects this to contribute Bt40mn income in 2017. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10-15%. Its backlog is Bt7bn, of which it expects to book Bt6bn this year. It plans to take part in Bt10bn in bids. (Thun Hoon, 10/08/16)
Comment: The issue surrounding Demco is still because of the loss of production payments 
 
EGCO
EGCO reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt2.04bn (+46%). This brought 1H16 net profit to Bt4.63bn (+58%). ( Khao Hoon, 10/08/16)
GFPT
GFPT reported 2Q16 net profit of BT380.79mn (+90%) backed by lower feed costs and growth in GFN and McKey. It expects 2H16 earnings to be good on seasonality. It expects exports to reach 6,500ton/quarter. It expects 2016 gross profit to grow 14%. (Thun Hoon, 10/08/16)
Comment: Every chicken/pork company has had a wonderful 2Q and it looks like chicken prices are continuing to increase into the 2H16
 
GOLD
GOLD reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt359.38mn, which brought 1H16 net profit to Bt560.77mn driven by large transfers from property stimulus measures. It expects 2016 revenue to reach its target of Bt10bn. (Khao Hoon, 10/08/16)

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Stocks in the news (aeonts, bcp, bem, egco, fsmart, ifec, itd, mcs, mtls, rpc, sport, spa, tasco, thcom, tks, twz) 21.06.16

AEONTS
AEONTS expects 2016 loan growth to be better than last year. It plans to expand its credit card customer base by launching a marketing campaign. It targets to acquire 360,000 new cards. (Thun Hoon, 21/06/16)
BCP
BCP says oil sales in the first five months reached 2bn liters. It expects to reach 6bn liters this year driven by high demand from lower prices. It plans to open more filling stations in 2H16 and increase revenue from its non-oil business. (Thun Hoon, 21/06/16)
BEM
SRT plans to talk with BEM to become commercial area manager for MRT Purple Line (Bang Yai-Tao Poon). It expects this to be finalized in July. (Khao Hoon, 21/06/16)
Comment: To us it looks like its been in the bag for a while
EGCO
EGCO expects 930MW Kanom power plant to start up in June. This will boost long-term revenue. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 5% aided by power plants. It has budgeted Bt22bn to increase its capacity. (Thun Hoon, 21/06/16)
FSMART
Institution investors are interested in FSMART shares. It expects 2H16 earnings to be good. It is talking to a partner to expand top-up machines to 90,000, raising its revenue to Bt21bn from this business. It targets a market share of 11%. It is talking to clients for ads and has signed a contract with one client. (Thun Hoon, 21/06/16)
Comment: If they are clever about this, they have the network, they can cross sell anything with little cost and all straight to the bottom line.

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Stocks in the news (apco, beauty, dna, global, glow, ifec, ivl, kce, ptt, sappe, thcom, tkn, true, xo) 12.05.16

APCO
APCO reported profit growth 12.16% in 1Q16 supported by increased sales. It plans to expand its business nationwide. It targets revenue growth of no less than 10% in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: They have yet to be able to reach the heights that everyone was expecting 2 years ago
 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY reported 1Q16 net profit of Bt129mn, growth of 70%, supported by more revenue from adding branches, supporting customer demand in Thailand and abroad. (Kao Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: And the growth just continues and continues and continues
DNA
DNA board approved a budget of Bt4.39mn for its subsidiary “My Network” to acquire 51% of AEK stock. It plans to do an ICT business in Laos. It targets to have AEK be in the top three brands within two years. (Kao Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: This company seems to have the funniest dealings…
 
GLOBAL
GLOBAL reported net profit of Bt451mn or growth of 108% due to increasing sales and higher gross profit. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow no less than 10%. It plans to open 12 new branches, three in June. It plans to invest in Myanmar and Cambodia. (Kao Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: Rather surprising turnaround and growth in their 1Q. Is upcountry back?

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Stocks in the news (aot, bbl, bh, big, ck, gunkul, ifec, jwd, jubile, pttep, spali, sprc, super, tfg, thcom) 29.04.16

AOT
AOT has revised up its five-year investment plan from Bt140bn to Bt170bn. It expects nonaeronautical revenue to comprise 50% within three years. (Thun Hoon, 29/04/16)
BBL
NBTC seeks more info from BBL on Jas’s failure to pay licence upfront fee – THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission will ask for more information from BBL regarding Jas Mobile Broadband’s failure to pay the initial upfront fee for its 900MHz license by the March 21 deadline. (The Nation, 29/04/16)
Comment: As if BBL really has to say anything…the NBTC is just trying to cover their ar$es for cocking up the auction
 
BH
BH targets 2016 revenue growth of 8-10% from last year’s Bt17.9bn. It expects growth rate to be lower than 12% for 2011-2015 because of the economic slowdown. (Post Today, 29/04/16)
Comment: One interesting tidbit that I learnt was that the medical inflation in Thailand is one of the highest globally @ ~15% p.a.
 
BIG
BIG will pay a dividend of Bt0.06/share, paid on May 23. It expects 2016 revenue and net profit to be good. It plans to focus on the high-end market. It targets market share of 65% this year and 70% in 2017. (Thun Hoon, 29/04/16)
Comment: Boom! 
 
CK
CK targets 2016 backlog to hit Bt200bn from Bt83bn. It says this will cover revenue for 3-4 years. It plans to take part in Bt480bn in bids, and get 20-25% to add to backlog. It will sign a contract with a Bt21.2bn project. It targets 2016 revenue of 38-40bn. (Thun Hoon, 29/04/16)
Comment: Slight delays in this government infrastructure spending isn’t exactly a negative for the larger contractors like CK, it gives them time and the capacity to bid for more and more projects that they may have not otherwise received if everything was released at one go..

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Stocks in the news (amatav, big, bjchi, daii, gpsc, pca, seaoil, sena, super, thcom, top, tsth, tu) 08.04.16

AMATAV
Vietnam government approved “Super South Vietnam investment Plan” project license. AMATAV has budgeted US$23mn to develop a housing project. It expects to get a license for two projects in 3Q16. It is confident that land sales will reach target of 150 rai. (Thun Hoon, 08/04/16)
Comment: Could there be value here that we haven’t discovered yet? Or will it be a typical AMATA performance with a lot of promises but not much follow through
BIG
BIG got good response to the BIG Camera-BIG Festival event. This led sales up 30-40% YoY. It targets 2016 revenue growth of no less than 10%. It plans to increase its share of the high-end camera market to 65% from 55%. (Thun Hoon, 08/04/16)
Comment: They’ve done an amazing job in boosting their sales
 
BJCHI
BJCHI expects 1Q16 net profit of Bt490mn, growth of 204% supported by continued submission of the TUPI job. It expects to sign for its third TUPI job soon. (Kao Hoon, 08/04/16)
DAII
DAII has budgeted Bt20mn to set up a steel nano factory to supply the ASEAN market in the future. It expects to open two new showrooms. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow 15% from Bt402mn in 2015 driven by its backlog of Bt1150mn. (Thun Hoon, 08/04/16)

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Stocks in the news (advanc, aira, ci, fpi, gpsc, ivl, lalin, lhbank, pk, sena scc, sim, sprc, susco, thcom, tmi, tse) 05.04.16

ADVANC
ADVANC expects 1Q16 earnings to drop to Bt9.26bn, down 6% because of the higher expense of Bt3.5bn needed to keep its 2G subs. (Khao Hoon, 05/04/16)
Comment: Part of expectations to an extent however the question how comes how/why/when would they bid /receive the spectrum that JAS failed to pay for 
AIRA
AIRA plans to launch nano-finance in May. It targets people aged between 20-55 years old with maximum credit of Bt50,000. It will open its first branch in Silom Complex. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)
CI
CI indicates 1Q16 earnings will exceed target of Bt500-600mn supported by more project transfers. It expects 2016 revenue will hit target of Bt3bn. It has backlog of more than Bt2.5- 2.6bn, of which it will realize 50% this year. The company will book a Bt1.2bn extra gain from the sale of Sripanwa phase 2 to REIT in 2H16. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)
Comment: They’re beginning to perform like a decent property developer. 
FPI
FPI board approved a dividend of Bt0.07/share, payment on April 29. It sets 2016 revenue target growth of 10%. It plans to build a factory in India and start operating in 4Q16. It has orders amounting to more than Bt300mn. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)
GPSC
GPSC plans to spend Bt3.15bn to invest in a 20.8MW solar farm in Japan. It expects to sell electricity in 4Q16. (Thun Hoon, 05/04/16)

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Stocks in the news (aav, abc, advanc, arip, delta, epco, epg, gpsc, kkp, lpn, rml, s, scn, scp, thcom, thl, tnp, trc) 12.02.16

AAV
AAV benefits from lower oil prices. It plans to open routes to Luang Prabang and Vientiane in 2Q16. (Khao Hoon, 12/2/16)
Comment: Similar to what was said before, AAV should dominate this entire region for LCC’s regardless of market events.
ABC
ABC expects to turn around this year. It plans to open a luxury condominium with units priced at Bt2.5mn. (Khao Hoon, 12/2/16)
ADVANC
ADVANC plans to invest Bt40mn to expand 3G-4G to cover Thailand. It expects to get 10mn 4G users. (Khao Hoon, 12/2/16)
Comment: Needless to say its going to be an interesting year for this sector. 
ARIP
ARIP plans to focus on digital marketing. It targets 2016 revenue of Bt300mn. (Khao Hoon, 12/2/16)

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Stocks in the news (com7, ea, fire, fpi, gl, hmpro, iec, ihl, major, mfec, sc, solar, sprc, thcom, ttcl, uac) 15.01.16

COM7
Local institution is interested in COM7 shares because of its strong fundamental. It plans to invest in Hobby Plus to increase revenue. It targets 2016 revenue growth of 15% aided by focusing on online market and expanding its customer base. (Thun Hoon, 15/01/16)
Comments: It’s been on a tear in the past few months, a combination of acquisitions and the government spending incentive all helped.

EA
EA expects 4Q15 earnings to be good boosted by revenue contribution from every project. It plans to invest Bt23bn in a wind power plant. It is looking for partner. (Thun Hoon, 15/01/16)
Comment: No surprise here, everything still seems to be on track

FIRE
FIRE expects 2016 revenue to grow 20% aided by expanding abroad with a focus on Cambodia. It is budgeting Bt100mn to invest in Cambodia by as a distributor or outright acquisition. It expects this to be clear in 2017. It expects 2018 revenue of Bt1bn. (Khao Hoon, 15/01/16)

FPI
FPI expects 2016 revenue to be good after it has set up a JV in India. It expects this to increase orders by Bt300mn. It expects 2016 net profit to rise backed by the baht depreciation. It targets 2016 revenue growth of 20%. It has budgeted Bt150mn for investment. (Thun Hoon, 15/01/16)

GL
GL expects high 2015 net profit growth with a record high in 4Q15 driven by HP in Laos and Cambodia. It expects net profit to grow 96% on average for the next three years. (Khao Hoon, 15/01/16)
Comment: A former darling of ours and well they would have to grow at these levels just to justify their existing valuation

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Stocks in the news (ah, bjchi, cho, com7, dtac, earth, ifs, kce, mcs, mtls, sawad, stec, tae, tfd, thcom, tsr, uac) 11.01.16

AH
AH expects 2016 sales to grow 5-6% backed by automotive sector recovery. It expects to increase revenue by focusing on making molds, which increases its gross margin. (Thun Hoon, 11/01/16)
Comment: Rubbish, this company hasn’t performed for a decade.
BJCHI
BJCHI expects 4Q15 earnings to reach a record high aided by transfers and the baht depreciation. It targets 2016 revenue growth of 15%. (Thun Hoon, 11/01/16)
CHO
CHO plans to expand to Myanmar, Malaysia, and Indonesia. It expects this to contribute Bt100mn revenue this year. It targets 2016 revenue of Bt1.6bn with a 6% net margin. It is budgeting Bt100mn to invest in two garages. (Thun Hoon, 11/01/16)
COM7
COM7 expects 2016 net profit of Bt417mn (50% growth from 2015’s Bt281mn) backed by the switch to 4G by 10mn subscribers. (Khao Hoon, 11/01/16)
Comment: Waiting for the iphone7

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