Comment: It does finally look like they are going to do something with their stake in Makro
EPCO expects 2016 net profit growth to be higher than 50% as it plans to invest in power plants at home and overseas to bring capacity to 200MW. It plans to list its subsidiary (Eastern Power Group) this year. It targets capacity of 500MW within 2018. Its shareholders approved issuing a Bt2bn debenture. (Thun Hoon, 04/05/16)
HMPRO reported 1Q16 revenue of Bt14.61bn, up 11.57%YoY with Bt866.18mn net profit, up 18.06%YoY. This brought by SSS growth and new stores for both HMPRO and Mega Home. (Thun Hoon, 04/05/16)
Comment: What consumer debt issue??
ITD signed a contract with the Department of Rural Road to proceed with the construction of the rail overbridge along the Rural Road No. Sor Kor 2032 at Baan Khoke Kham, Amphur Muang, Samut Sakorn Province on Apr 27, valued at Bt405.59mn. (Khao Hoon, 04/05/16)
GLOBAL’s 2015 net profits grow 20% from last year’s Bt701mn, driven by numerous orders. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 10%. A plan to invest in Myanmar will be finalized within 1H16 (Thun Hoon, 17/2/16)
Comment: And yet they still have one of the worst inventory turnover’s I’ve seen…
KCE’s 2015 net profit was Bt2.24bn (+6.2% YoY) with sales growth of 10.3% to Bt12bn. 4Q15 net profit was Bt630mn, hitting a new high. (Khao Hoon, 17/2/16)
Comment: No surprise if you’ve been following this company for the past few years..
KTC expects to see 2016 financial performance to be in line with 2015. NPL is expected to reduce to 2.1%. It plans to do business aggressively to boost market shares. (Khao Hoon, 17/2/16)
Comment: We’ve said this since last year, the issue for KTC now is no longer operational, its sales, growing revenue and I doubt that they’ll be able to do more than 2x the industry growth rate unless they shift into other products.
MAJOR looks more to non-film revenue – MAJOR will renovate some of its cinemas nationwide in a bid to achieve almost 12% revenue growth from group bookings and events. It expects 11.8% growth in group bookings to Bt190mn this year. It believes this business has great potential despite contributing only a small proportion of total ticket sales. (Bangkok Post, 17/02/16)
Comment: I’ve always liked this company, perhaps for the first time in a while it may be time to relook at it if they can monetise their assets better..
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!
CBG closed at Bt32.50/share, above its IPO price of Bt28/share. The company plans to lead the energy drink market within five years and expects revenue of Bt10bn in 2017. (Kao Hoon, 24/11/14)
Comment: We still think its going to trade in a similar manner to ICHI for the next few months
CHO reports backlog of Bt800mn and will book more than Bt300mn in 4Q14. The company has adjusted its 2014 revenue target to Bt1.3bn or +50% YoY from +15% YoY after its 9M14 was higher than expected. It continues to bid for additional projects. (Kao Hoon, 24/11/14)
Management ready to sell DEMCO shares to anyone who is interested. The company has 40mn shares for private placement and some warrants. There are many investors showing interest as DEMCO is cheaper than peers. (Kao Hoon, 24/11/14)
Comment: Demco has been one of the star performers of the past few years with the expansion into renewable energy, this PP and warrant is most likely going to be well received by investors and the market.
ANAN expects 3Q14 earnings to be in the black from 3Q13 net loss of Bt96mn on booking revenue from a condo. The company is launching a new project worth Bt14.5bn, pushing backlog up from Bt17.5bn and generating revenue until 2016. It expects to reach its revenue target of Bt9bn as there is overwhelming demand. (Thun Hoon, 02/11/14)
Comment: I still rank this co as stupidly cheap, and should they be able to match everything that they plan to, then wow.
BBL revives Phnom Penh bank branch – Bangkok Bank (BBL) plans to resume its banking operations in Cambodia this year to capitalise on the growth potential of the frontier market. Thailand’s largest bank by assets has already won approval to reopen its Phnom Penh branch, said executive vice-president Chairit Anuchitworawong. (Bangkok Post, 02/11/14)
BCH expects 2H14 to recover due to high season and revenue from two new clinics in 3Q14. It is confident that revenue growth will be at least 15% YoY and expects better net margin from 2013. WMC net loss is declining as more foreign clients visit. (Thun Hoon, 02/11/14)
Comment: The WMC has been BCH’s biggest burden, being a drag on its earnings for years. Although I still think its a matter of time before WMC begins to profitable, if it happens by next year I wouldn’t be surprised.