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Stocks in the news (advanc, ba, bafs, btw, ccn, csl, fpi, gunkul, ihl, kbank, kbs, kool, mk, pcsgh, planb, ptt, synex, thcom, true, twpc, upa) 19.08.16

ADVANC
ADVANC plans to increase 2016 revenue target to accommodate greater revenue from services and a campaign to stimulate sales. It expects the 900MHz license to cut EBITDA margin in 2H16 to an average of 38-39% in the year. It expects maintain its 100% dividend payout. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
Comment: While the dividend payout ratio remains, it will probably followed the trend of DTAC’s i.e. declining
 
BA
BA is preparing a roadshow in Hong Kong for November. It targets an annual average revenue growth of 10-15%. It has budgeted Bt12bn to expand its airport and buy more airplanes. It expects passenger growth of 20% to more than 1.2mn passengers supported by high season. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
BAFS
BAFS expects 2H16 to grow on high season. It expects aviation fuel services to increase 8% and expects revenue to grow more than 9% to a new high compared to last year. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
Comment: A great “little” monopoly
 
BTW
BTW will pay an interim dividend of Bt0.27/share or return of 6.46%, payment on Sep 9. It expects 2H16 to be good supported by bids for new jobs. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)
CCN
CCN plans to bid for jobs of more than Bt200mn. It expects 2016 revenue growth of 20%. It plans to expand to the energy business, closing a deal by the end of 2016. It reported 2Q16 profit growth of 1,009% due to cost management and expects continued growth in 3Q16. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (advanc, ba, bafs, btw, ccn, csl, fpi, gunkul, ihl, kbank, kbs, kool, mk, pcsgh, planb, ptt, synex, thcom, true, twpc, upa) 19.08.16

Stocks in the news (aav, bcpg, ecf, fsmart, ifs, irpc, itel, jasif, sithai, top, trc, tta, upa, vte) 04.08.16

AAV
AAV expects 2Q16 growth to double to profit of over Bt400mn supported by more passengers. It expects Chinese tourists continue strong in 2H16 due to high season. (Thun Hoon, 04/08/16)
Comment: And lower oil prices
 
BCPG
BCPG poised for major ‘green’ power expansion – BCPG, a green-power subsidiary of Bangchak Petroleum, has set a target of achieving 1,000 megawatts of installed capacity by 2020, as part of its business expansion after going public. (The Nation, 04/08/16)
Comment: Not sure on the timeline for this IPO but its apparently going to happen this year.
 
ECF
ECF plans to do a warehouse business in ASEAN. It has received more orders from a Japanese customer that it expects will bring in revenue of Bt12-15mn each month. It expects 2H16 earnings to be good supported by high season and is confident that revenue will achieve its target growth of 12-15%. (Thun Hoon, 04/08/16)
FSMART
FSMART expects 2Q16 earnings to be a new high with profit of Bt96.40mn or growth of 44.70%. It expects net profit to continue to rise to new highs in future quarters as it adds more online top-up machines. It expects 2016 profit at Bt379mn, up 39.50%. (Kao Hoon, 04/08/16)
Comment: Yet again this company continues to grow and grow, naturally in the next 2 years the rate of growth will begin to decline as the absolute number of machines added have a smaller impact
 
IFS
IFS reported 2Q16 net profit of Bt34.39mn, up 21% YoY due to lower provisions and a rise in NIM to 8%. It is confident that growth in factoring in 2016 will reach 15-20% from Bt26bn last year. (Thun Hoon, 04/08/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aav, bcpg, ecf, fsmart, ifs, irpc, itel, jasif, sithai, top, trc, tta, upa, vte) 04.08.16

Stocks in the news (amata, ck, fer, hpt, irpc, ivl, jwd, lph, major, mint, nncl, richy, rojna, tog, trubb, upa, xo) 09.05.16

AMATA
AMATA expects to sell 1,000 rai of land this year because of high demand in 1Q16 from Chinese, Japanese, and Korean clients. It expects to sign a contract for the sale 400-500 rai soon. (Khao Hoon, 09/05/16)
CK
CK plans to take part in Bt480bn in bids and expects to get 20-25% to add to its backlog. It expects 2016 ending backlog to reach Bt200bn from Bt85bn. It signed a Bt799mn contract with Nam Ngum2 Power Company Limited. It targets 2016 revenue to reach Bt35-38bn. (Thun Hoon, 09/05/16)
Comment: Well it is fairly obvious that backlog for the big construction co’s will plentiful 
 
FER
FER plans to invest in an 8MW waste power plant and 2MW biomass power plant. It expects IRR to be not less than 15%. (Thun Hoon, 09/05/16)
Comment: Another one? Is Biomass the new solar boom? 
 
HPT
HPT expects 2016 revenue to grow 15-25% due to expansion at home and abroad. Its backlog is Bt30mn. It is budgeting Bt60mn to expand capacity, improve production and for marketing. (Khao Hoon, 09/05/16)
IRPC
IRPC reported 1Q16 net profit of Bt3.01bn, down 21%YoY due to stock loss and loss from hedging. This cut its accounting GIM to US$11. (Khao Hoon, 09/05/16)
Comment: They were the darling when oil prices decreased, and now with oil prices recovering, well it’s the exact opposite story.

Continue reading Stocks in the news (amata, ck, fer, hpt, irpc, ivl, jwd, lph, major, mint, nncl, richy, rojna, tog, trubb, upa, xo) 09.05.16

Stocks in the news (acc, dcorp, delta, dtac, ifec, ilink, kkp, mc, ori, pace, sc, scc, smart, sr, super, syntec, tcmc, tks, tt, upa) 28.04.16

ACC
ACC expects to wipe out retained losses. It expects net profit to return to the black in 2016 after it expands its business to trading, property, and alternative energy business. It expects to pay a dividend this year on its turnaround. (Thun Hoon, 28/04/16)
Comment: A quick scan of the company shows that they have multiple holdings in alternative energy companies of ~5MW in total
 
DCORP
DCORP is looking for a partner to invest abroad. It expects a decision to be made in May. It targets project IRR above 15%. It expects to show net profit this year. It expects its solar cell power plant to operate in 2H16. (Thun Hoon, 28/04/16)
DELTA
DELTA expects 2Q16 earnings to turn around, backed by new products. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 10%. It plans to invest new plants overseas to increase its orders. (Khao Hoon, 28/04/16)
DTAC
DTAC will cooperate with 4DBOOK to launch 4DBOOK FREE application, offering books on line, for one year (April 27, 2016 – April 30, 2017) for DTAC Reward customers. It expects 200,000 subscribers this year. (Khao Hoon, 28/04/16)
IFEC
IFEC says Goldwin, a #1 windmill producer, is interested in investing with IWIND (10% stake) in order to expand to Asia. It expects the 10MW Pak Panang wind power plant to operate in 3Q16. It expects to take over a power plant company in Vietnam in May. (Khao Hoon, 28/04/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (acc, dcorp, delta, dtac, ifec, ilink, kkp, mc, ori, pace, sc, scc, smart, sr, super, syntec, tcmc, tks, tt, upa) 28.04.16

Stocks in the news (akr, global, gpsc, ifec, jubile, lhbank, perm, pb, ps, rs, tacc, tmc, tpch, tu, upa) 30.03.16

AKR
AKR expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 50% aided by public projects. It plans to cooperate with agricultural cooperatives to take part in government unit solar farm in April. It expects to get electricity transformer orders in May. It expects to take part in Bt6bn bids. Investors in Singapore and China are interesting to invest in solar farm if government allows doing. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)

GLOBAL
GLOBAL expects 1H16 earnings to be good on high season. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10-15% from 2014’s Bt17.4bn. It is budgeting Bt2bn to open 8 stores. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)
Comment: I still don’t see GLOBAL’s business performing well until there is far more infrastructure investments throughout the country and plus they still have one of the worst CF’s in the retail business in Thailand

GPSC
GPSC expects 1Q16 earnings to be good on the back of IRPC Clean Power. It plans to start up the 123MW Nava Nakorn power plant in 2Q16. It targets 1,400MW capacity at the end of 2016. (Khao Hoon, 30/03/16)

IFEC
IFEC expects to get a 100MW Japanese solar farm in 2Q16 after signing a letter of intent with a Japanese partner. It expects Dhara Dhevi to exit rehabilitation plan in 2Q16. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)
Comment: Another random LOI? How about some action instead IFEC.,

JUBILE
JUBILE expects 1Q16 earnings to be good driven by Forevermark. It targets revenue to grow 10-15% with 40% profit margin. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)
Comment: This company has been experiencing growing pains, they expanded stores tremendously in the past 6 years and then in the first 3-4 years had a decent SSSG until the last few years where they have struggled. If you believe the consumer is going to start spending $ that they don’t have they JUBILE may be one of your best bets.

Continue reading Stocks in the news (akr, global, gpsc, ifec, jubile, lhbank, perm, pb, ps, rs, tacc, tmc, tpch, tu, upa) 30.03.16

Stocks in the news (akr, global, gpsc, ifec, jubile, lhbank, perm, pb, ps, rs, tacc, tmc, tpch, tu, upa) 30.03.16

AKR
AKR expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 50% aided by public projects. It plans to cooperate with agricultural cooperatives to take part in government unit solar farm in April. It expects to get electricity transformer orders in May. It expects to take part in Bt6bn bids. Investors in Singapore and China are interesting to invest in solar farm if government allows doing. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)

GLOBAL
GLOBAL expects 1H16 earnings to be good on high season. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 10-15% from 2014’s Bt17.4bn. It is budgeting Bt2bn to open 8 stores. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)
Comment: And the stock price had a positive move after management stepped down after being caught for insider trading

GPSC
GPSC expects 1Q16 earnings to be good on the back of IRPC Clean Power. It plans to start up the 123MW Nava Nakorn power plant in 2Q16. It targets 1,400MW capacity at the end of 2016. (Khao Hoon, 30/03/16)

IFEC
IFEC expects to get a 100MW Japanese solar farm in 2Q16 after signing a letter of intent with a Japanese partner. It expects Dhara Dhevi to exit rehabilitation plan in 2Q16. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/16)
Comment: I’ve seen them announce a million LOI’s…

Continue reading Stocks in the news (akr, global, gpsc, ifec, jubile, lhbank, perm, pb, ps, rs, tacc, tmc, tpch, tu, upa) 30.03.16

Stocks in the news (ap, bmcl, cfresh, gfpt, ktc, lee, makro, mdx, perm, samco, smit, tapac, tks, uniq, upa) 07.10.15

AP
AP reports presales of Bt22.3bn for 9M15 (28% growth from last year). It plans to launch five new projects valued at Bt5.33bn in 4Q15. (Khao Hoon, 07/10/15)
BMCL
Cabinet has approved using the Joint Venture 2013 ACT, which allows MRTA to look for a operator for the extension Blue Line by direct negotiations. BMCL is expected to be a candidate. The Ministry of Transport expects no delay because Somkid Jatusripitak is chairman of PPP. (Khao Hoon, 07/10/15)
Comment: Direct negotiations with one of the two mass transit operators, sounds like a laugh. 
CFRESH
CFRESH expects 3Q15 net profit of Bt113mn (+200%YoY) thanks to the weaker baht. It expects 4Q15 earnings to be the best of this year. (Khao Hoon, 07/10/15)
GFPT
GFPT revised down 2015 revenue growth from 7% to 5% because of excess supply. It expects 2H15 performance to be better than 1H15 aided by seasonality for exports especially to Japan and the EU. (Khao Hoon, 07/10/15)
Comment: Now we do wonder aloud how the TPP will impact Thailand and its industries that export to the same nations such as Vietnam, Malaysia etc etc 

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ap, bmcl, cfresh, gfpt, ktc, lee, makro, mdx, perm, samco, smit, tapac, tks, uniq, upa) 07.10.15

Stocks in the news (anan, auct, com7, csl, epg, gfpt, irpc, mtls, oto, ptt, samtel, sat, trc, upa, uwc) 07.09.15

ANAN
ANAN plans to launch Bt9.8bn in new projects which will lift backlog from Bt34.3bn. 4Q15 earnings is expected to be the best this year. It expects 2015 revenue of Bt10-11bn. (Thun Hoon, 07/09/15)
Comment: THB 34 bn of backlog as of end of ’15 seems like they are slightly lagging their plans 

AUCT
AUCT expects 2H15 earnings to be at least 10% higher than 1H15 earnings on the back of unlocking the first-car “silent period” by the Excise Department. It expects auto auctions to rise 20%. It plans to opens three more branches. (Thun Hoon, 07/09/15)
Comment: The stock price had run up yet again b/c of the news that the government will decrease the # of years for the first car purchased scheme

COM7
COM7 expects a gradual growth of 2H15 earnings supported by new products including notebooks and smartphones. It expects to benefit from the launch of iPhone6S in 4Q15. It expects to be selected as a repair center for iPhones. (Khao Hoon, 07/09/15)

CSL
CSL expects to show net profit this year backed by an uptrend in ICT jobs in 2H15. It has budgeted Bt50mn to invest in a data center which is expected to be completed this October. (Khao Hoon, 07/09/15)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (anan, auct, com7, csl, epg, gfpt, irpc, mtls, oto, ptt, samtel, sat, trc, upa, uwc) 07.09.15

Stocks in the news (ajd, aot, bcp, bkd, city, demco, eastw, forth, hmpro, kkc, paf, pca, prin, ptt, sgp, singer, solar, thcom, trt, upa) 31.08.15

AJD
AJD expects to sign contract with YTO Express in September. It plans to invest in the logistics business in Thailand soon. (Khao Hoon, 31/08/15)
AOT
AOT expects to invest in Suvarnabhumi phase 2, valued at Bt56bn, by the end of this year. Management expects performance to be good as total passengers grew 14% in the first eight months of the year. It targets 50mn passengers this year. (Thun Hoon, 31/08/15)
Comment: And when you talk to construction co’s or project consultants, they all raise their eyebrows b/c AOT can’t talk about project value until they’ve consultant with these folks.
BCP
BCP reported 2Q15 net profit and EBITDA of Bt4.05bn and Bt10.4bn respectively aided by high utilization rate at 115KBD. It expects stock loss in 3Q15 but this loss will not impact cash. It plans to acquire a 30-41MW power plant abroad. It plans to add 350-400 new gas stations by 2020. (ASTV, 31/08/15)
BKD
BKD has gotten a Bt200mn interior decoration job for a hotel overseas. It expects to get more jobs from Laos after it has got a Bt70mn from Chip Mong Land Co., Ltd. It targets exports to grow 10%. 2H15 net profit is expected to be good aided by seasonality. It plans to bid for Bt1bn in jobs, of which it expects to get 50%. (Thun Hoon, 31/08/15)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ajd, aot, bcp, bkd, city, demco, eastw, forth, hmpro, kkc, paf, pca, prin, ptt, sgp, singer, solar, thcom, trt, upa) 31.08.15

Stocks in the news (bjchi, centel, cpall, cwt, dtac, kkc, mcot, ml, pae, pjw, pttgc, s, tcj, tcmc, tfd, trc, tuf, tvd, upa, ureka) 20.07.15

BJCHI
BJCHI expects 2Q15 earnings to be better than 1Q15 benefitting from FX gain. It expects 2H15 earnings to increase aided by backlog from Petrobras, worth Bt1.3bn and new projects from TUPI BV, valued at Bt5.4bn. It expects 2H15 net profit of Bt800mn. (ASTV, 20/07/15)
Comment: We do wonder aloud, weakening thb, which other export based or sectors/companies that rely upon Thailand being cheap for labour will benefit in the continued weakening of the THB? The same question of course goes for every other country in the region.

CENTEL
CENTEL expects to benefit from the baht depreciation as it will lead to an increase in tourists. Its average occupancy rate is 80% in 1H15 which is higher than 1H14. (Thun Hoon, 10/07/15)

CPALL
CPALL expects 2015 revenue to grow 11-12%. It expects water sales to grow 15% as people buy more water because of the drought. (Khao Hoon, 10/07/15)
Comment: Who else could in benefit from this? CPALL I’m finding interesting now because it looks like they will sell off part of their makro stake, to pay down their debt

CWT
CWT plans to set a Bt250mn plant in Cambodia for exports, expects this to start up in mid-2016. It targets 1mn capacity in 2019. (Khao Hoon, 10/07/15)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (bjchi, centel, cpall, cwt, dtac, kkc, mcot, ml, pae, pjw, pttgc, s, tcj, tcmc, tfd, trc, tuf, tvd, upa, ureka) 20.07.15