BWG expects to win numerous waste disposal contracts after Department of Industrial Works vows to tighten its pollution control enforcement. Its 500MW PPA is expected to be finalized by 1Q16, leading to income turnaround going forward. BWG also plans to list its subsidiary, the Earth-Tech Environment co., ltd. (Thun Hoon, 21/01/16)
Comment: It’s quite interesting to see BWG’s turnaround over the past few quarters, from what was one poorly managed company they’ve somehow transitioned well to the waste to energy and waste disposal businesses (which are incredibly hard to break into…)
FORTH expects a big earnings jump in 2015 from Bt337mn the previous year, backed by numerous orders and its subsidiary. Bt900mn has been earmarked for an investment in Top Up machine which will be deployed at home and abroad. It plans to increase backlog from the current level of Bt300mn. (Thun Hoon, 21/01/16)
Comment: Again the real value in FORTH is FSMART
FSMART plans to partner with KBANK to provide money transfer service via Boon Term Top Up machine. It sets Bt600mn investment budget for the deployment of 25,000 additional Top Up machines this year, after installed 65,000 machines last year. It expects revenue and net profit to hit new high in 2015, followed by 30% growth in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 21/01/16)
Comment: They are continually finding more and more ways to add more value to their top-up machines, just a wonderful business model.
GUNKUL expects 2016 revenue of Bt6bn (25% growth) aided by 143MW power plant. It plans to kick start 1Q16 with additional 10MW. Company believes it has enough capital to expand its investment as planned. (Thun Hoon, 21/01/16)
Comment: So for now it looks like all of the capital increases are done.
ICHI targets 2016 revenue of Bt7.5bn on the back of cost control, market expansion, launching more marketing campaign and new products. 2015 revenue is a miss, registered only Bt6.4bn due to market slow down and increasing competition. (Khao Hoon, 21/01/16)
Comment: They have “missed” a lot since their ipo…
AQUA reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt69.61mn (+108.16%). 9M15 net profit was Bt221.96mn (+114.74%) backed by a growth in sales of electricity, warehouses, and ads. (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)
ATP30 has three new customers. It will supply 30 cars that will contribute revenue from the beginning of 2016. It reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt2mn. 9M15 revenue grew 14.81%. It is confident 2015 revenue will reach Bt270mn (+15%). (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)
BMCL reported 3Q15 net loss of Bt148.18mn (-7%). Ridership rose to 300,000, raising revenue from fares by 9.66% while commercial development revenue rose 6%. (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)
Comment: CK has decided to merge BECL and BMCL they need the clean balance sheet of BECL to finance all of BMCL’s future growth
CHOW reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt36.27mn backed by implementing cost control, revenue from power business and FX gain. (Thun Hoon, 17/11/15)
Comment: We do wonder at what point will CHOW begin to recognise its expansion into Japan
COL expects 2016 revenue to grow 15% from Bt10bn this year. It plans to switch online sales to market place. It has budgeted Bt1bn to broaden its market at home and abroad. (Khao Hoon, 17/11/15)
Comment: A switch from online sales to market place? Wait isn’t this an ecommerce business? I have often thought aloud that for this company to be the equivalent of, say, Amazon, a change in management and mind set would be needed.
Investors are interested in buying BWG shares via PP. It expects 2015 revenue to grow 15- 20% backed by marketing strategy. (Thun Hoon, 03/09/15)
Comment: Right…and we thought the SEC had crackdown on dodgy PP’s
ESSO expects 2015 performance to be the best in three years after net profit reached Bt3bn in 1H15 thanks to higher refinery margin and stock gain. It plans to eliminate Bt7bn in retained losses within 1-2 years and expects to pay a dividend. (Thun Hoon, 03/09/15)
Comment: What crack has this reporter been smoking? Yes 2Q15 was decent @ THB 3bn profits because of the inventory gain, however the company has lost some THB 12 bn in the past 3 years (’12-’14)
GPSC has signed contract with Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Co.,Ltd., Tohoku Branch (SMCC) to invest in a 20.8MW solar power plant. It expects this to start up by 2017. (Thun Hoon, 03/09/15)
KGI expects 2H15 revenue to be better than 1H15 on the back of increasing in and IB deals. (Thun Hoon, 03/09/15)
Comment: KGI has always been a rather interesting investment in during 4Q-1Q every year because of its dividend, just have a look at the historical share price performance
AJD and CTH plan to sell set-top boxes for Premier League football. They target Bt338mn in sales (200,000 set top boxes) within one year. It expects membership fees to drive revenue growth to 50%. (Khao Hoon, 18/08/15)
Comment: CTH desperately needs to find a way to make money from its PL licenses, they are still massively in the red, a rather rare miscalculation by the man behind it.
AKR expects 3Q15 earnings to be better than 3Q14’s Bt34.3mn backed by numerous orders. It expects to bid for Bt1.5-2bn in MEA and PEA jobs. It expects 2016 revenue to surge. It plans to invest in alternative energy which is expected to contribute Bt1bn revenue. (Thun Hoon, 18/08/15)
Comment: Should the renewable industry be as big as people hope, AKR should at one point receive some of the spillover.
ANAN says sales of Ananda Urban Pulse reached Bt3bn. It expects 3Q15 sales to be higher than Bt4.4bn backed by demand for condos near BTS. (Khao Hoon, 18/08/15)
Comment: I do think their marketing costs will be higher than analysts expect for the coming quarter.
AQUA reported 2Q15 earnings of Bt67mn (+60%). It expects stable growth in 2015 revenue. It plans to invest in warehouse and power plant. (ASTV, 18/08/15)