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Stocks in the news (btw, eforl, htech, ilink, mk, ndr, nok, seafco, stec, tmb, top, tsr, uv) 28.09.16

BTW
BTW is talking to a prospective partner to expand to the power business. It expects a decision to be made this year. It expects 2H16 performance to be good backed by solar farms in cooperative units. It expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt2bnm as targeted. Its backlog is Bt1.9bn, of which 50% is expected to be recognized this year. (Thun Hoon, 28/09/16)
Comment: Despite the rather old company name it’s effectively a construction company that focus on renewable energy projects, will be seeing them in a few weeks to see what the story is.
 
EFORL
EFORL plans to restructure the business plan for Wuttisak Clinic. It plans to focus on cosmetic products. It plans to set up an integrated beauty center to meet demand. It expects 2H16 performance to be good on seasonality . (Thun Hoon, 28/09/16)
Comment: This Wuttisak story has been ongoing for the past few years…
 
HTECH
HTECH plans to expand its capacity by 20%. It expects 4Q16 performance to be higher than target, backed by its new equipment. It expects sales to mark a record high after recording a net profit of Bt46.88mn in 1H16. It expects its plant in Vietnam to operate in 1Q17. (Thun Hoon, 28/09/16)
Comment: Despite the news that VN is the place to be for manufacturing, a visit there has shown that salaries are already in line in with Thailand for skilled labour and there is a bigger shortage of skilled labour…
 
ILINK
ILINK plans to hold a roadshow to attract foreign investors. It expects the plan to be finalized in November. It expects to get new orders which will raise its backlog. (Thun Hoon, 28/09/16)
MK
MK maintains its target 2016 property revenue at Bt2.5bn even though total revenue fell to Bt3.1bn. It plans to launch two projects in 4Q16 valued at Bt841mn. It is budgeting Bt1.2bn to expand its leasable area to reach 250,000sqm within 2020. (Khao Hoon, 28/09/16)
Comment: So this is the new strategy by the new shareholder in MK…

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Stocks in the news (advanc, atp30, biz, itd, lpn, ptt, sat, seafco, sena, tmb, tnp, vgi) 05.08.16

ADVANC
ADVANC will pay an interim dividend of Bt5.79/share, XD on Aug 15 even though it reported 1H16 net profit of Bt17.70bn, a fall of 10%. It said it is still No.1 in revenue, profit and customers. (Kao Hoon, 05/08/16)
Comment: I wouldn’t be surprised to a declining trend in the dividends paid
 
ATP30
ATP30 reported 2Q16 net profit growth of 206.38% supported by more customers and efficient cost management. It targets 2016 gross margin of 25% and revenue growth no less than 15%. (Thun Hoon, 05/08/16)
Comment: A small name that recently IPO’ed and somehow has amazing numbers  in the 1H16
 
BIZ
BIZ expects to bid for a new job worth more than Bt200mn in 2H16. It has backlog of Bt640mn with 80-90% of that to be booked this year. It expects this to lift 2016 revenue to Bt600mn. (Kao Hoon, 05/08/16)
ITD
ITD won the bid for construction of a 800MW coal power plant in Krabi. Its bid was the lowest, at Bt32bn. It will start construction after it gets EHIA approval. (Kao Hoon, 05/08/16)

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Stocks in the news (aot, ap, bsm, centel, cho, fsmart, lh, malee, pk, qtc, sci, spa, tk, tmb, ttcl) 06.06.16

AOT
AOT plans to open bidding for the APM system at Suvarnabhumi valued at Bt3bn in midJune. It expects to finish the deal in October 2016. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
Comment: AOT has been very quiet recently in terms of their expansion plans.
 
AP
AP got revenue of more than Bt8.55bn, up 20%, in five months. It plans to launch new projects and campaigns. It is confident sales will reach its target of Bt31bn in 2016. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
Comment: Perhaps the last sector left to run in the Thai market.
 
BSM
BSM increase capital to RO and issue warrant (BSM-W2). It expects to funding of Bt150mn for develop property. It sets 2016 revenue target to over Bt1bn. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
CENTEL
CENTEL expects 2Q16 earning to be good supported by tourism tax. It sets revenue target growth 10% from Bt19.2bn from 2015 due to tourism expansion. (Thun Hoon, 6/6/16)
CHO
CHO expects to turn around. It expects 2016 profit of Bt77mn, growth of 113% from 2015, supported by backlog of Bt645mn. It plans to book Bt400mn this year. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
FSMART
FSMART is confident that 2Q16 earnings will grow as it expands the Boon Term top-up machines. At the end of April, it had 75,000 machines and expects to reach 90,000 this year. It is confident that revenue from Boon Term top-up machines will be over Bt28bn. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
Comment: Still a growth machine. 
 
LH
LH expects 2016 transfers to hit Bt28bn as targeted after backlog reached Bt20bn. It plans to launch 14 projects valued at Bt23.5bn. It expects this to increase its presales to Bt28bn at the end of this year. (Khao Hoon, 06/06/16)
MALEE
MALEE expects 2016 revenue growth to be higher than target at 15% aided by the baht weakening and higher sales abroad. It plans to expand to CLMV and ASEAN. It expects its associated company in the Philippines to contribute doubled revenue. (Thun Hoon, 06/06/16)
Comment: The Philippines has done far better than what most people expected. It does raise the question why couldn’t ICHI and SAPPE do the same in their international expansions.

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Stocks in the news (ait, bjc, chow, ck, dcorp, ea, forth, gpsc, lit, samco, sat, seafco, sgp, super, tmb) 03.06.16

AIT
AIT has backlog of Bt2.73bn, which it expects to realize in two years. It plans to bid for new jobs worth Bt18bn and expects to get at least 45-50%. It plans to expand its Data Center project with a partner with a budget of Bt800mn. It is negotiating with a partner to add new products in Cambodia and Laos. (Thun Hoon, 3/6/16)
Comment: It does look like the IT project sector his beinnng to show some life
BJC
BJC expects 2016 revenue growth of 300% supported by BIGC earnings. It expects to finish the rights offering and private placement in July-August. It plans funding of Bt80bn. (Kao Hoon, 3/6/16)
Comment: and a dilution of … ?
 
CHOW
CHOW reported 1Q16 profit growth 381.60% supported by steel business recovery and more orders. It is building a new 12MW facility in Japan and expects to be able to record revenue from at least 80MW. It has EPC backlog of ¥12bn. (Thun Hoon, 3/6/16)
Comment: perhaps one of the few companies to have made a proper concerted effort to shift from construction to alternatives
CK
CK expects to sign the Bt19.4bn contract to construct Sayaburi in 2Q16, lifting its backlog to Bt97bn. If BEM gets the Blue Line job, it expects to get a contract to build the rail network valued at Bt25bn. (Kao Hoon, 3/6/16)
DCORP
DCORP bought 40% in a solar power plant in the Philippines from two companies. The plant has capacity of 320MW. It expects to spend no more than US$15.36mn. It expects to finish the deal in July. It expects sustainable revenue and profit growth. (Thun Hoon, 3/6/16)
Comment: #s don’t quite add up if it only costs USD 15mn to buy a stake in a powerr plant that has 320MW in capacity

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Stocks in the news (aot, big, bigc, esso, hemraj, jubile, perm, pstc, ratch, scc, smt, tmb) 25.01.16

AOT
AOT expects 1Q16 earnings of around Bt4.6bn, growing 22%YoY on the back of high tourist arrivals. Tourism high season in the first quarter should boost the company. (Khao Hoon, 25/1/16)
Comment: DM terminal 2 is already bustling like crazy
BIG
BIG expects its earning to reach a new high in 2016, growing 10% from 2015 driven by growing sales volume of new cameras. This year’s focus will be on the direct-from-phone printing services. The negative retained earnings have been cleared, allowing for dividend payout from FY2015 earnings. (Khao Hoon, 25/1/16)
Comment: I’ll know more about what they are planning to do later today, still am not convinced
BIGC
Charoen’s TCC Holding and the Chirathivat family’s Central group are considering a firstround bid (5-Feb-16) for the BIG C Supercenter chains in Thailand and Vietnam. (KhaoHoon, 25/1/16) Comment: Already mentioned in my random thoughts on how I think things will play out here
ESSO
ESSO to expand its car care business, the Mobil 1 Center, targeting 400 branches within 2018 (ThunHoon, 25/1/16)
Comment: That will be going up against quite the competitive market
HEMRAJ
Hemraj Energy Co, a subsidiary of the listed company Hemaraj Land and Development Plc, has signed a joint-venture agreement with Gulf MP to develop five small power plant (SPP) projects within Hemraj’s industrial estate, totaling 630MW and worth Bt34bn. The projects are expected to complete within 2017 (KhaoHoon, 25/1/16)
JUBILE
The company targets an earnings growth of 15% in 2016, raising contribution from diamond showrooms to 13-15% of earnings. It plans to boosts sales via branch expansion and renovation, as well as new product launches and marketing campaigns. (KhaoHoon, 25/1/16)

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Stocks in the news (29.10.15)

Names today: BSM, DELTA, IEC, ILINK, KSL, NWR, PCA, PCSGH, SAWAD, SMT, SORKON, SVI, SYNEX, TMB, TPOLY, WORK

BSM
BSM expects 2015 revenue of Bt600mn (+20%), meeting target. It plans to cooperate with KCM to increase distribution channels, especially for high margin products. It targets 2016 revenue growth of 15-20%. It expects exports to comprise 30%. (Khao Hoon, 29/10/15)

DELTA
DELTA expects its performance to be good over the next two years backed by high margin products and a bigger customer base. It has budgeted Bt1bn to expand to India. (Thun Hoon, 29/10/15)

IEC
IEC expects 3Q15-4Q15 earnings to be good backed by its plastics plant. It expects 2015 net profit of Bt162mn. It targets power capacity of Bt23.59MW by the end of this year. It plans to increase capital by 24bn shares via PP, raising Bt700-800mn. (Khao Hoon, 29/10/15)

ILINK
ILINK expects to get a Bt957mn PEA project which will be put up for bid on Nov 12. It expects 4Q15 revenue to be good backed by signal lines and telecom rather than engineering. It expects 2015 revenue of Bt3bn. (Khao Hoon, 29/10/15)
Comment: Still one of the most obvious beneficiaries from the 4G/digital economy..if it ever goes ahead that is.

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Stocks in the news (ajd, beauty, bjchi, dcon, gunkul, kcar, modern, mtls, nncl, seafco, symc, tmb, tse) 12.10.15

AJD
AJD’s board has approved 60% of VDC for Bt7.5mn. It will providing funds not exceeding Bt50mn for VDC to use as working capital for its Online Top Up business. (Thun Hoon, 12/10/15)
Comment: Well the news its that Alibaba is involved, who knows how this will turn out and if it really can be a true competitor to FSMART and indirectly 7-11’s as well.
BEAUTY
BEAUTY expects to report 3Q15 earnings by Nov 15. It expects 3Q15 earnings to be good backed by high orders and the baht depreciation. It expects 2015 revenue to grow 20% as targeted, aided by more customers both at home and abroad. (Thun Hoon, 12/10/15)
Comment: Still flummoxed by the ability of this company to continue its wonderful earnings growth
BJCHI
BJCHI expects to bid for projects valued at Bt10bn and expects to get 50% of these. Its backlog is Bt6.5bn. It expects 2015 revenue to grow 15% from 2014’s Bt4.58bn. It is talking to a prospective partner to invest in alternative energy, which it expects to finalize in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 12/10/15)
Comment: Not to sure on the alternative energy approach, however with such a huge cash %age on their balance sheet, if it makes a better return than existing businesses why not.
DCON
DCON expects 2015 revenue of Bt300mn. It has a Bt20mn job from EA, supplying 620 foundation piles, profit on which it expects to book this year. It has budgeted Bt55mn to set up a new plant in Cambodia. (Khao Hoon, 12/10/15)

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Stocks in the news (bcp, dtac, ecl, gfpt, ktis, mfec, oto, sappe, seafco, siam, spali, ssi, tmb, twpc) 06.10.15

BCP
BCP expects earnings to be better than peers after it sold a futures contract for high quality fuel oil in 2Q15. This minimizes the impact from weakening refinery margin. It expects its solar farm to contribute Bt700mn net profit/quarter. (Thun Hoon, 06/10/15)
Comment: The combination of a high margins and the expansion into renewables have resulted in this stock price not dropping along with other companies in the energy sector
DTAC
DTAC plans to offer Payment Gateway service. It expects 2015 revenue of Bt3.5bn (+25%YoY). It plans to improve services to make them easier to use. It targets 30% revenue growth in 2016. It plans to introduce E-Wallet in November. (Khao Hoon, 06/10/15)
ECL
ECL plans to do a M&A. It plans to expand its logistics business, as well as car and truck rentals. It expects to do a JV with PFS (stake not less than 25%), hoping this will make it a leader in the leasing business. It expects 3Q15 earnings to be good backed by a JV. 2015 revenue is expected to grow 30%. (Thun Hoon, 06/10/15)
GFPT
GFPT expects 3Q15 earnings to recover backed by seasonality and increasing chicken price because of lower supply from the bird flu in US and Europe. It expects chicken price of Bt39-40/kg. (Thun Hoon, 06/10/15)
Comment: Still the best chicken company around

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Stocks in the news (acd, anan, dcc, erw, fire, ifec, hmpro, ktc, planb, polar, qlt, rs, sappe, svoa, tfd, tmb, tpipl, vibha, wha) 15.07.15

ACD
ACD expects to show net profit in 3Q15 backed by property management fees of Bt35mn. It plans to buy three hotels in Phuket, expected to be finalized in 4Q15. It plans to acquire more property business in Laos and Cambodia. It is confident 2015 revenue will be higher than Bt1bn and expects to wipe out retained losses within two years. (Thun Hoon, 15/07/15)

ANAN
ANAN expects 2H15 revenue of Bt10bn backed by revenue recognition. Management says it plans to launch new projects that will contribute revenue for the next three years. (Thun Hoon, 15/07/15)
Comment: I think the journo’s don’t understand what they are writing here, ANAN isn’t going to have THB 10 bn in revenue in its 2H15, perhaps an additional THB 10bn of new backlog to be recognised in the future.

DCC
DCC plans to open new outlets in Cambodia and Laos. It expects exports to double this year benefitting from numerous orders from Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and Malaysia. It targets sales of Bt7bn with profit in the double digits. (Thun Hoon, 15/07/15)
Comment: Every thai co in this segment has to expand overseas, the domestic market is dead for them, until agricultural prices increase …

ERW
ERW expects tourist sector to continue to trend up in 2H15. It expects 2015 revenue to grow 30-35%. It plans to open 5 HOP INN hotels in 3Q15-4Q15 and 10 in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 15/07/15)
Comment: Always liked this company, but its a asset heavy business and despite their best attempts it isn’t easy to increase value.

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Stocks in the news (aq, arrow, bcp, beauty, css, drt, emc, erw, estar, gunkul, kkc, ktb, malee, match, mdx, mill, pjw, samart, sithai, tmb, uwc) 08.07.15

AQ
AQ says AQ Aria Asoke, valued at 1.6bn, sold out within 1 week after launch. It plans to launch new projects focused on single detached houses and townhomes. (Khao Hoon, 08/07/15)
Comment: Location is still the most important part of property regardless of the brand name, AQ has done a decent job getting its projects up and running but still worried re its valuaton

ARROW
ARROW expects 3Q15 earnings to mark a record high with 25% gross margin backed by implementing cost controls and stable materials cost. It expects 2015 revenue to achieve target. It expects to get Bt20mn from selling pipe for underground cable in 3Q15. (Thun Hoon, 08/07/15)
Comment: Arrow has been on such a run for the past few years, we do wonder aloud if they have the necessary capacity to match all the potential projects

BCP
BCP expects 2Q15 earnings to grow aided by refinery margin and stock gain. It targets power plant capacity of 200MW this year. (Khao Hoon, 08/07/15)
Comment: Just like every other industrial related co, they’ll have profits in 2q as a result of stock gains, 3q however now looks to be unfolding the other way

BEAUTY
BEAUTY plans to broaden its market to Indonesia, expected to be clear in 2H15. It expects 2015 revenue to increase 20% thanks to strong demand. (Thun Hoon, 08/07/15)

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