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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

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Stocks in the news (banpu, bjc, bts, fvc, ifec, ivl, ktis, mc, mjd, preb, pt, tfg, thani, uniq, vte) 11.07.16

BANPU
BANPU expects to benefit from BPP because it has a 70MW solar farm in China. It expects the remaining 20MW to start up by 3Q16. (Khao Hoon, 11/07/16)
BJC
BJC has cancelled its capital increase PP of 800mn shares as investors needed more time to decide but the company had time constraints. It will do a rights offering next time around. (Khao Hoon, 11/07/16)
Comment: It’s no surprise that it failed because the RO has just done at 35, which investor would accept a PP @ 40?
 
BTS
BTS expects to sign the contract to operate MRT Green Line extension (North-South) by Dec 2016. It targets passenger growth of 5-6%. It expects operate the MRT Pink, Yellow, and Orange lines. It says its property business is still good, with backlog reaching Bt10.642bn. It expects this to contribute revenue till 2019. (Thun Hoon, 11/07/16)
FVC
FVC is studying investing in a new business. It expects 2H16 earnings to be good aided by Bt200mn from its medical business. It expects 2016 revenue to reach its target of Bt400-500mn. It expects net profit to be back to black this year. (Thun Hoon, 11/07/16)
IFEC
IFEC expects Dhara Dhevi to exit from rehabilitation at the end of August. It expects to book extra gain from debt restructuring in 2Q16. It expects to sell land and residences. It expects to complete the purchase of solar and wind power plants in 3Q16. It targets operations of 100MW this year. (Khao Hoon, 11/07/16)

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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

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

Stocks in the news (br, chow, daii, earth, epg, esso, gold, ihl, impact, ircp, lhk, s, samtel, uniq) 09.06.16

BR
BR expects 2016 revenue growth OF 10-15% supported by recovery in sales in 2H16. It plans to develop a new project to increase its margin. It expects to conclude a JV in Hong Kong in 1-2 months which is a key to expanding to Indonesia. (Thun Hoon, 09/06/16)
Comment: Cheap on valuations, so so on growth prospects
 
CHOW
CHOW sets 2016 revenue target growth at 50% to reach Bt4bn. It expects to sell 180k tons of steel, supported by government projects and higher price. It expects to start up a 30.5MW power plant by the end of this year and will list “CHOW Energy” on mai this year. (Kao Hoon, 09/06/16)
Comment: They have spent the last 12 months accumulating PPA’s in Thailand and solar power projects in Japan. Will be interesting to see the financial performance of those plants 
 
DAII
DAII has cut its 2016 revenue target growth to 10% from 15% as sales of construction materials has slowed. It expects to book an extra item from sale of land in 3Q16 which will push 2016 profit to grow more than last year. It plans to expand in Vietnam. (Kao Hoon, 09/06/16)
EARTH
EARTH expects 2Q16 earnings to be good supported by high season. It is certain that 2016 revenue will grow 10% from last year’s Bt17.1bn as it has a wider customer base. It expects to finish the deal for a solar farm in Europe this year. (Thun Hoon, 09/06/16)

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Infrastructure progress

Maybank Kim Eng Thailand has these great updates on a weekly basis regarding the Infrastructure Investment, see below for a succinct summary.

Who benefits from this? Well the usual players, CK, STEC, UNIQ, ITD, maybe the smaller ones too hopefully, i.e. NWR, CNT, PYLON, etc…
Investment: Infra investments update
The Cabinet approved construction of a Yellow Line and a Pink Line. The government will now look at the bidding process to ensure it takes place within the next three months. The rail links are needed to reduce traffic congestion in Bangkok, which currently has three skytrain lines and one underground line.

Mass-transit routes in Greater Bangkok: Yellow Line (Lat Phrao-Samrong (a straddle-type monorail line)) (THB52b) (2016-2019 or earlier)
Funding: Some included in FY16 budget. The government will invest no more than THB20b, covering the land expropriation costs and many of the civil works. The private sector will invest in the remaining civil engineering projects, trains, operating systems, and maintenance services, under a 30-year concession.

Current status: Fast-tracking PPP project; feasibility study finished; EIA finished; approved by the PPP committee 29 Feb 2016; approved by the Cabinet 29 Mar 2016; international bidding and private participation selection by May 2016; construction to start in Jun 2016.

PPPs: Yes; construction and operation. The government will invest no more than THB20b, covering the land expropriation costs (THB6.01b) and many of the civil works; the private sector will invest in the remaining civil engineering projects, trains, operating systems, and maintenance services, under a 30-year concession; the private sector must take all risks – under the PPP Net Cost model – if the number of passengers is not as expected.

Distance: 30.4km. The daily ridership for is estimated at 247,900 person.

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WHTW: Top 10

  • B90bn set aside to aid rural areas — The government is poised to earmark 90 billion baht to support local development and ease the impact of the drought and slowing economy in rural areas. (Bangkok Post, 18/3/16)
  • 2-in-1 strategy in bid to ease new tax pain – Draft bills on the new personal income tax structure and on the land and buildings tax will go before cabinet for approval simultaneously, finance permanent secretary Somchai Sujjapongse says, in a move intended to ease public anxiety over the tax burden. (Bangkok Post, 14/03/16)
  • Government approved investing Bt110bn in Pink and Yellow lines. This is good news for CK, SEAFCO, UNIQ, SCC, and TPIPL. (Thun Hoon, 14/03/16) Ministry readies Red Line deal – The Transport Ministry is planning to sign a contract with a private consortium for the Red Line railway connecting Bang Sue to Rangsit at a cost of 32.3 billion baht. (Bangkok Post, 14/03/16)
  • U.S. Budget Deficit $192.6 Billion in February – The U.S. budget deficit was little changed in February, leaving the gap between government spending and revenue near a seven-and-a-half year low. The government ran a $193 billion deficit in February, a month in which expenditures typically exceed revenue as tax refunds are mailed. That was up only slightly from a $192 billion deficit last February, the Treasury Department said Thursday in its monthly report. (WSJ, 10/03/16)
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Stocks in the news (ajd, arrow, banpu, bcp, big, bkd, com7, delta, ilink, itd, ivl, mtls, pdi, pk, plat, ptt, ratch, robins, sci, takuni, tk, ttw, uniq) 23.02.16

AJD
AJD is studying investment in logistic business. It expects 2016 performance to be good on the back of its Top-Up business. (Thun Hoon, 23/02/16)
Comment: No comment, tired of the rubbish coming out of this firm.
ARROW
ARROW reported net profit of Bt245.2mn, growth of 65.24%, supported by decrease in raw materials cost. The board approved a dividend on 2H16 of Bt0.40/share, XD on April 29. (Khao Hoon, 23/02/16)
Comment: Boom knock out earnings *smash head against the wall for missing this*
BANPU
BANPU reported 2015 net loss of Bt1.5bn due to a slowdown in the coal business and booking losses from its electricity business in Laos. It has set a five-year budget of US$554mn to support growth further. (Khao Hoon, 23/02/16)
Comment: They have suffered and suffered like every other commodity player in coal…
BCP
BCP shows profit in 2015 of Bt4.15bn supported by GRM of above US$9. It will pay a dividend of Bt1/share, XD on 2 March 2016. (Khao Hoon, 23/02/16)
BIG
BIG will report earnings today with profit expected at more than Bt380mn or growth of 180% from 2014, supported by rising sales of mirror-less cameras. (Khao Hoon, 23/02/16)

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Stocks in the news (asimar, com7, cpn, css, eic, gc, mill, pdg, qlt, seafco, sena, spa, super, sutha, tsr, uniq) 05.01.16

ASIMAR
ASIMAR expects 2015 net profit of Bt120-130mn after achieving Bt102.2mn in the first nine months of the year. (Thun Hoon, 05/01/16)

COM7
COM7 expects tax incentives to help revenue grow more than 25%. It expects 4Q15 sales to be good because it has 300 branches and many products for sale, including iPhone 6s and iPhone 6sPlus.(Khao Hoon, 05/01/16)
Comment: A 1 time shot, expect for 1Q #’s to look weak.

CPN
CPN has budgeted Bt400mn to invest in Pororo Aquapark Bangkok at Central Plaza Bangna. It expects this to increase traffic by 15-20%. (Khao Hoon, 05/01/16)

CSS
CSS expects 2016 revenue of Bt5.5bn (20-25% growth) as DTAC and TRUE get busy with expanding their 4G towers. It also expects to get jobs from AIS and JAS. It expects to get a solar farm at a cooperative, which is expected to be announced in 3Q16. (Thun Hoon, 05/01/16)
Comment: You can do the numbers and you’ll see its already fairly priced.

EIC
EIC plans to sell 30.2% of Smart Traffic shares to Smart Merchant International for Bt185mn. It expects this to contribute gain of Bt18.8mn. (Khao Hoon, 05/01/16)
Comments: Looks like a left pocket right pocket deal, wonder what the FA would say here…

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Management Trades – Dec ’15

Notable Transactions

Buy(s) THB 6.3 bn

-KCE, BA, TTCL, RS, SAM, SPALI, MAJOR, WHA, SCC, IFEC, BBL, DCORP, BLAND, JMART, TU, SOLAR, TVO, NSI, CBG, SUPER, NMG

Sell(s) THB 15.0 bn

-BEC, KCE, SAWD, COL, UNIQ, MAX, AP, SAM, JSP, MAJOR, SRICHA, ITD, BA, TMC, AAV

160104 mgmt_trades

Note: Transactions shown are trades above THB 20 mn

Stocks in the news (acap, akr, brock, bts, epg, fsmart, ifec, jmt, kiat, ticon, tkt, tpoly, tu, tvt, uniq) 24.11.15

ACAP
ACAP reported 3Q15 net profit of Bt3.82mn backed by loan growth. It expects 2016 revenue to be good as it focuses on SME loans. It targets Bt600mn in SME loans in 2016. (Khao Hoon, 24/11/15)
Comment: That is their existing business line, there were talks that it was going to expand into other businesses as well. ACAP had always been a rather cheap company on asset value that every once in a while became popular with retail investors, I am curious to see what the new shareholders will do here

AKR
AKR and Nonthaburi cooperatives take part in 5MW solar farm in government unit bidding. It has bid in the Bt1.5bn transformer project for the PEA, winner of which is expected to be announced by this year. (Khao Hoon, 24/11/15)

BROCK
BROCK expects 2015 revenue growth to meet its 10% target. It expects 4Q15 earnings to be good backed by transfers from Bt40mn backlog. It plans to invest in mix-use property in Phuket (500 rai, valued at Bt10bn). It expects 2016 revenue to be good on government property stimulus measures. (Thun Hoon, 24/11/15)

BTS
BTS expects 2HFY16 to be better than 1HFY16 on seasonality. It has budgeted Bt10bn to invest in MRT Green Line. It expects FY2016 revenue to grow 5-10% on the back of 4-6% passenger growth. It plans to sell concessions to BTSGIF. (Khao Hoon, 24/11/15)
Comment: Have a look at their balance sheet and then you’ll understand exactly what BTS’s business model is.

Continue reading Stocks in the news (acap, akr, brock, bts, epg, fsmart, ifec, jmt, kiat, ticon, tkt, tpoly, tu, tvt, uniq) 24.11.15