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Stocks in the news (beauty, bkd, chewa, cho, cpall, focus, glow, pstc, ptg, rjh, sgp, siri, tgpro, thai, tluxe, tm, yuasa) 01.09.16

BEAUTY
BEAUTY expects 2016 revenue and profit to be a new high due to revenue growth of more than 45% in 2H16. It is negotiating with a partner to set up distributorship in Hong Kong and Taiwan; it expects the deal to be concluded in 4Q16. It expects revenue growth of no less than 20% for the next three years. (Kao Hoon, 01/09/16)
Comment: I have sat down with management and I suspect they just got lucky with the international business. Regardless its still growing and growing and growing
 
BKD
BKD will ask its board for approval to sell land for Bt500mn. It plans to take part in Bt1.5bn in bids. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 20%. (Thun Hoon, 01/09/16)
CHEWA
CHEWA is confident that 2016 revenue will grow 20% from last year supported by backlog of more than Bt300mn waiting to be booked and transfers of more than Bt1.3bn. It plans to launch two projects in 2H16 valued at Bt1.94bn. (Kao Hoon, 01/09/16)
CHO
CHO expects 2016 revenue growth of more than 10% backed by backlog of Bt586mn, with Bt310mn of this booked as revenue this year. It has a new job worth Bt300mn and expects to sign the contract and book revenue this year. It has budgeted Bt800mn to expand by eight fullservice maintenance centers. (Kao Hoon, 01/09/16)
CPALL
CPALL expects SSS growth to reach 3-5% brought by 7-Eleven stamp campaign and higher purchasing power from better farm income. It targets 12,000 branches within three years, with plans to open 420 stores this year. It expects a better margin from high margin products. (Thun Hoon, 01/09/16)
Comment: And just wait for the MAKRO turnaround + debt reduction 
 
FOCUS
FOCUS is talking to a prospective partner in France to take over a waste management business and expects to invest in the power business. It expects 2016 earnings to be good and for revenue to be higher than last year. It expects to take part in Bt800mn bids, of which it expects to get 50%. (Thun Hoon, 01/ 09/16)

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Stocks in the news (bem, bcp, btw, cho, fsmart, gl, hmpro, loxley, nch, ptt, sc, tks, tluxe, tse, uniq) 03.08.16

BEM
MRTA board approved hiring BEM to install a system at Taopoon-Bang Sue station for Bt63mn. It expects to sign the contract in September and finish the project within March 2017. It plans to negotiate with BEM to operate the Blue Line until 2042. (Kao Hoon, 03/08/16)
BCP
BCP negotiating with Indonesian partner to set up a geothermal power JV. It expects a decision to be made in September. It will continue to hold second place in its market with a share of 15%. It targets selling 320mn liters of oil per month or growth of 12% YoY. It expects 3Q16 GRM to average US$6-7/bbl. It plans to list its subsidiary in September or October. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16)
BTW
BTW gets 2 solar farms with capacity of 10MW for Bt520mn. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16)
CHO
CHO expects to get a big project valued at Bt800mn. It targets revenue growth of 10% and expects 2Q16 to show a profit thanks to more orders. It has backlog of Bt600mn, of which it has booked Bt400mn. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16)
FSMART
FSMART has no effect from the cancellation of World Cup tickets and maintains its revenue target growth at 30%. It plans to expand to 90,000 Boon-Term machines nationwide. (Kao Hoon, 03/08/16)
GL
GL expects 2H16 earnings to step up after realizing profit from its JV in Indonesia. It targets loans to reach US$1bn within 2018 and will expand to Cambodia and Laos. (Thun Hoon, 03/08/16 )
Comment: The key driver for GL will still only be Cambodia, Laos and Indonesia will be too small to have an impact

Continue reading Stocks in the news (bem, bcp, btw, cho, fsmart, gl, hmpro, loxley, nch, ptt, sc, tks, tluxe, tse, uniq) 03.08.16

Stocks in the news (centel, grand, hmpro, ktb, maco, oishi, pace, pylon, tluxe, tmi, uniq) 07.07.16

CENTEL
CENTEL plans to take over Thai Foods brand. It targets 2016 revenue to grow at 10%, driven by healthy tourism. (Thun Hoon, 7/7/16)
GRAND
GRAND plans to take over a prestigious hotel in Thailand. It expects to see healthy 2Q16 earnings, driven by booking from Hyde Sukhumvit 11 and hotel businesses. (Thun Hoon, 7/7/16)
Comment: Still have our doubts on their ability to execute…
 
HMPRO
HMPRO expects to see outstanding 2Q16 earnings from Mega Home. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 10-15% from expanding portfolios and a slight change in business model. (Thun Hoon, 7/7/16)
KTB
KTB targets 2016 loans to grow 3-4% from SME and governmental lending. It expects 2Q16 NPL to deceleratedly increase. (Thun Hoon, 7/7/16)
MACO
MACO plans to be number one in the country in 2-3 years with market share more than 40%. It is expanding the business, negotiating for M&A. Its 2Q16 performance is expected to be healthy from advertising signs covering 77 provinces. (Thun Hoon, 7/7/16)
Comment: I’m fairly certain that they are already the largest in what is a very fragmented industry

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Stocks in the news (advanc, arrow, banpu, bts, chg, css, gel, ifec, jubile, lalin, ncl, thai, thani, tluxe, tnp) 13.06.16

ADVANC
ADVANC expects to revise down its 2016 revenue target because of paying Bt75bn for its 4G license. It will make the first payment of Bt8bn with bank guarantee in June. Its cash on hand is Bt60bn. It is budgeting Bt40bn for network expansion. It says its dividend payout ratio will still be 100%. (Khao Hoon, 13/06/16)
Comment: It appears that they still don’t have clear visibility on what the dividend payout structure will be for 2017 and onwards yet.
ARROW
ARROW expects 2Q16 earnings to be better than 2Q15 because of cost control and high margin products. It targets 2016 revenue of Bt1.4bn with a record high net profit. It plans to take part in conduit project in Suvarnabhumi phase 2 in July. It has budgeted Bt60bn to invest in new plants. (Khao Hoon, 13/06/16)
Comment: They’ve continued to confound most people with their growth, if the 1Q is anything to go by then FY16 net profit could be ~300 mn, ~25% growth YoY. 
BANPU
BANPU expects 2016 net profit of Bt1.2bn backed by Hongsa power plant. It plans to list BANPU Power in 2H16. It expects to benefit from newly issued ordinary shares which increase its market cap. (Khao Hoon, 13/06/16)
BTS
BTS plans to take part in 5 extension lines. It targets FY2017 revenue growth of 10%. It is budgeting Bt7.6bn to buy new carriages and land. (Khao Hoon, 13/06/16)
CHG
CHG expects 2Q16 net profit to be good aided by more patients and higher revenue from acquiring Ruampat Rayong Hospital. (Thun Hoon, 13/06/16)
Comment: A smaller BDMS in the making?

Continue reading Stocks in the news (advanc, arrow, banpu, bts, chg, css, gel, ifec, jubile, lalin, ncl, thai, thani, tluxe, tnp) 13.06.16

Stocks in the news (advanc, asefa, bigc, bjchi, bsm, ck, ea, pf, npp, sci, tluxe, tmi, tpoly, true, tsr, twpc) 18.05.16

ADVANC
ADVANC is now left as the only applicant in the running to take part in the upcoming reauctioning of a 900MHz licence. (The Nation, 18/05/16)
Comment: It should be an uneventful auction…
 
ASEFA
ASEFA expects 2016 revenue to grow 15-20% on the back of Bt1.7bn backlog. It expects this to cover revenue till next year. It plans to take part in bids. (Khao Hoon, 18/05/16)
BIGC
BIGC plans big expansion – THE NEW board of directors of Big C Supercenter, controlled by Berli Jucker Group, has approved the plan to allocate Bt5bn-Bt6bn for store expansion in Thailand this year, focusing on “blue ocean” locations, including subordinate and border provinces, and major districts. (The Nation, 18/05/16)
Comment: Thats rather interesting given that the previous management didn’t see any more growth potential in the country..
 
BJCHI
BJCHI announced 1Q16 earnings of Bt338.7mn (+110%) with Bt2.1bn in revenue, up 40%. It is waiting for bidding results. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 15% as its work on hand is Bt1.7bn. (Thun Hoon, 18/05/16)
BSM
BSM expects 2Q16 earnings to recover backed by orders at home and Bt10mn orders from India. It expects 2016 revenue to hit Bt700mn. It expects margin to reach 30%. It expects 2H16 earnings to be better than 1H16. (Thun Hoon, 18/05/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (advanc, asefa, bigc, bjchi, bsm, ck, ea, pf, npp, sci, tluxe, tmi, tpoly, true, tsr, twpc) 18.05.16

Stocks in the news (acd, ah, aq, asefa, br, bsm, ck, cpall, fer, focus, gpsc, ichi, lpn, pdi, preb, prin, singer, svoa, tluxe, work) 28.08.15

ACD
ACD has approved the acquisition of ordinary shares of Orin for Bt195mn, including one condo under development named Origins Bangmod-Rama2 which has already 85% in construction, expects to transfer and contribute revenue by this year. (Thun Hoon, 28/08/15)
Comment: Looks like a reverse IPO for Orin into ACD

AH
AH expects revenue to stagnant this year because of a drop in auto production to 2mn cars. It expects 2H15 performance to improve backed by new orders. (Khao Hoon, 28/08/15)
Comment: It’s been a dog since they took over KPN’s automotive manufacturing business

AQ
AQ expects no impact from KTB case as the value of its collateral exceeds the Bt10bn awarded by the court. Management says it plans to open three new projects. (Thun Hoon, 28/08/15)
Comment: Quite the scandal here.

ASEFA
ASEFA expects 2H15 revenue to be better than 1H15. Its backlog is Bt1.5bn and Bt1bn is expected to be booked this year. It is confident 2015 revenue will achieve 20-25% target growth. (Khao Hoon, 28/08/15)

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Stocks in the news (ap, bigc, bkd, bts, cho, color, cpf, delta, earth, gc, gpsc, ktb, ktp, mtls, planb, samart, tgpro, tluxe, tpch, tvo) 27.07.15

AP
AP expects 2015 net profit to mark a record high of Bt25.3bn. It targets presales of Bt28.3bn and already has Bt18bn. It expects to launch 15 new projects throughout the rest of the year, worth Bt24bn. (Khao Hoon, 27/07/15)
Comment: Quite interesting that despite this economic malaise, AP is able to recognise revenue (the headlines are wrong) at such a high level.

BIGC
BIGC reported 2Q15 earnings of Bt1.9bn (1.4% growth) backed by adding stores, marketing campaigns and cost control. (Khao Hoon, 27/07/15)
Comment: BIGC themselves admit that Thailand is no longer a growing retail market, it has all the hallmarks of a developed retail market and the only focus that they have is cost cutting cost cutting cost cutting.

BKD
BKD expects 2Q15 earnings to be robust (+279%YoY). It is ready for upcoming bids which are expected to raise its backlog to a record high. (Thun Hoon, 27/07/15)

BTS
Management says it expects 5-7% revenue growth for the next two years and expects profit to surge in 2018. (Post Today, 27/07/15)

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Stocks in the news (advanc, aie, ajd, arrow, centel, cho, ci, dtac, eastw, ifec, ilink, match, mc, mlink, ple, prin, rojna, samtel, super, tluxe) 28.04.15

ADVANC
ADVANC expected 1Q15 profit to rise YoY due to greater use of its data services. The company maintains its revenue growth (excluding interconnection fee) at 3-4% YoY in 2015 with new service in high-speed internet (1Gbps) called “AIS Fibre” to attract 100,000 users. (Khao Hoon, 28/04/15)
Comment: This could very well be the end of JAS, and TRUE is going to suffer as well.

AIE
Confirms start-up in June – AIE confirms its expansion of biodiesel to 900,000 liters/day will commence operations in June 2015. The company expects to close a deal with business partners soon. (Khao Hoon, 28/04/15)

AJD
Management expects sales revenue to rise 50% YoY in 2015 with profit to double YoY due to higher sales of its set-top box for digital TV. (Post Today, 28/04/15)
Comment: A quick look @ the numbers show that while yes there a lot of potential in the market because the set-top boxes penetration rates are still very low but distribution and the coupons scheme for it have been pathetic in its implementation.

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Stocks in the news (abc, aeonts, bcp, bkd, dcon, eastw, maco, npp, pjw, sena, tluxe, tpch, trt, true, tse, tsr, uniq, world) 27.04.15

ABC
Revenue will turn around and reach Bt3bn in 2015 due to the property business. The firm is working on development some land in Hua Hin, after which it will sell the land. The firm will have a campaign with financial institutions for point reduction. (Khao Hoon 27/04/15)

AEONTS
AEONTS expects loan growth of 8-10% in 2015-2016 from Bt100bn in 2014. It expects domestic consumption to recover if the government pushes its investment. (Thun Hoon, 27/04/15)
Comment: Analysts have been saying that AEONTS is a perfect play for ASEAN, in reality Thailand still represents 99% of all business, the rest of ASEAN won’t be a factor for another 5 years at the earliest.

BCP
1Q15 earnings may miss on higher inventory loss. However, BCP stock is still interesting as there is upside to valuation. Its earnings fluctuate less than other stocks in the sector and it has opportunity to grow from its solar power plants in Thailand and Japan, with capacity rising from 118MW to 250MW in 2015. (ASTV 27/04/15)

BKD
BKD signs contract with Mercure Hotel for interior; the contract with Mah Fah Luang University, worth Bt1bn, will be signed soon. It also has a Plaza Athenee Hotel in the U.S. for which it plans to sign the contract in 1Q15. Revenue and earnings in 1Q15 are expected to rise about 10%. (Khao Hoon 27/04/15)
Comment: A smaller construction player, this contract doesn’t justify the valuation though, market cap still @ THB 2.8 bn

 

DCON
Investors in Japan and Thailand interested in joining to do alternative energy project, with DCON, solar power plant for Japanese investors and waste power plant for Thai investors. DCON will do a JV with two property firms to build a precast factory that will bring a turnaround in both
revenue and earnings. (Thun Hoon 27/04/15)
Comment: DCON has gone from a construction material manufacturer, to a part time condo developer and now an alternative energy player.

EASTW
Plans to increase in investment in response to government projects that will improve the economy and investment in the eastern area. Earnings in 1Q15 were lifted by a 10% rise in water sales. (Thun Hoon 27/04/15)
Comment: A very straightforward utility player.

MACO
Revenue in 1H15 to grow to more than Bt321mn with expected 20% growth in 2015 revenue due to economic recovery. The firm plans to invest Bt500mn into expanding its coverage area to 100,000sq.m. (Thun Hoon 27/04/15)
Comment: It’s a very fragmented industry that MACO operates in, I’ve always liked their business as an mini-landlord

NPP
Plans to acquire packaging firm in Thailand, and add clients, which will rise its revenue. It will book revenue from adverts in JIFFY shops in May. Sales are expected to reach Bt80-100mn this year. The firm believes 2015 revenue will beat 2014’s Bt217.81mn. (Thun Hoon 27/04/15)

PJW
PJW plans to push revenue from auto to 15% and is confident that revenue will achieve target, supported by Bt100mn in revenue from its paint factory. (Thun Hoon, 27/04/15)

SENA
SENA plans to increase capital via PP. It has entered into negotiations with several entities to partner with it to invest in renewable energy to diversify its portfolio. The deal will be finished this year. It maintains its 2015 target revenue at Bt3bn. (Thun Hoon, 27/04/15)
Comment: Another solar player! But one with an actual property business trading @ 7x earnings.

TLUXE
Money enough for expansion despite no PP – Although TLUXE shareholders did not give the nod for a PP, the firm has enough cash from the rights offering to undertake its expansion. Earnings should turn around with revenue of Bt3bn from agriculture. (Thun Hoon 27/04/15)

TPCH
TPCH shareholders approve contract with TPOLY – Shareholders will allow subsidiaries Patalung Green Power (PGP) and Satun Green Power SGP to a sign a Bt2bn contract with TPOLY to build a biomass power plant. The firm is confident that it will be granted a PPA (power purchase agreement) of up to 150MW this year. This project will grow revenue 30-40%. (Khao Hoon 27/04/15)

TRT
TRT plans to expand abroad. The company is ready to sign a power plant contract in Laos to support revenue in 2Q15. (Thun Hoon, 27/04/15)

TRUE
Wiping out accumulated loss – TRUE shareholders approved wiping out the accumulated loss of Bt37.1bn by transferring share premium and legal reserve and reducing number of shares by cutting par value from Bt10 to Bt4. Earnings will reach Bt4bn in this year because there is no more depreciation of 2G. (Khao Hoon 27/04/15)
Comment: It is interesting how playing with one’s financials can wipe out the accumulated loss and allow the firm to pay a dividend in the future.

TSE
1Q15 profit to rise sharply from selling more electricity. The solar farm power plant in Japan is progressing, waiting an agreement from the Japan government, expected to be cleared in 2Q15. The firm expects to do 30-40MW in projects this year. (Khao Hoon 27/04/15)

TSR
TSR plans to increase capital by 258mn shares at par of Bt1 to support its warrant of over 200mn units. It will pay a stock dividend at 0.1667/share and a cash dividend of Bt0.02/share. The company believes that high household debt will not affect business in 1Q15. It plans to open a new branch in Khon Kaen at the end of April. (Thun Hoon, 27/04/15)

UNIQ
Institutions interested – Both local and foreign institutions are interested in investing in UNIQ because they expect more government budget expenditure and a chance to add more value. It will have two new projects in 2Q15 worth Bt9bn. (Thun Hoon, 27/04/15)

WORLD
9-month earnings up 62%. The firm plans to invest in more property projects and a health center this year. The firm has started the foundations at a condominium at Watcharapol, worth Bt1.2bn, with Phase1 having 600 units worth Bt600mn. 2016 revenue will grow dramatically because the dental and health center will open at the end of 2015. (ASTV 27/04/15)

Stocks in the news (aq, banpu, bcp, bsm, cpall, csl, css, irpc, mpg, planb, sawad, sorkon, thcom, tluxe, trc) 25.02.15

AQ
AQ plans to write off accumulated loss and is ready to start paying dividends if they can turn a profit in 2015. The firm has set a 2015 revenue target of B2.5bn and will go ahead with the launches of nine projects worth Bt8bn. (Kao Hoon, 25/02/15)
Comment: This is one turnaround story that I have my eye on, still a bit worried about the valuation at these levels though.

BANPU
The power business will become the new growth engine in 2015 for BANPU as it begins to book revenue from Hongsa, which has capacity of 1,200MW. The board also named Somradee Chaimongkul as the new CEO to replace Chanin Wongsakulkit. (Kao Hoon, 25/02/15)

BCP
BCP sets five-year capex of Bt90bn over 2015-2019 to make it a fully integrated operator ranging from refinery to retail, as well as an alternative energy producer and oil production company. (Kao Hoon, 25/02/15)

BSM
BSM announced cash plus stock dividend at the ratio of 4 old shares to 1 new share, XD April 29. The firm expects revenue growth of 20% in 2015 due to a better economic condition. (Kao Hoon, 25/02/15)
Comment: Another company doing a stock dividend – reminds me of the beginning of 2013 when a lot of firms were issuing stock dividends, if even owners feel the market is a bit frothy shouldn’t we? I do like the owners of this business, its a nice little niche they’ve carved out for themselves. 

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aq, banpu, bcp, bsm, cpall, csl, css, irpc, mpg, planb, sawad, sorkon, thcom, tluxe, trc) 25.02.15