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Stocks in the news (bay, bsm, ci, forth, lph, nyt, planb, sawad, sgp, siri, spa, tapac, thani, ticon, vibha) 16.09.16

BAY
BAY expects 2016 auto leases to reach Bt133bn. It has raised its loan target to Bt279bn after expanding its services to the eastern part of the country. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
Comment: The moment that BAY increases the free float i wouldn’t be surprised to see the stock price increase based purely upon fund flow
 
BSM
BSM expects 2H16 earnings growth to be outstanding after 1H16 profit of Bt0.97mn. It expects to focus on high margin products and launch new products. It is confident that 2016 revenue will hit its target of Bt700mn, growth of 20%. It plans to sign a contract for work in Papua New Guinea worth Bt100mn in 4Q16. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
CI
CI expects 4Q16 to be outstanding due to booking revenue from the sale of assets and high season. It expects 2016 revenue to reach its target of Bt3bn, supported by booking revenue from more projects and launching a new project worth Bt2.91bn. This will increase its backlog from more than Bt2bn. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
Comment: If you compare CI today versus where it was 5 years ago you’d be impressed by their ability to become a property company with relatively consistent earnigns
 
FORTH
FORTH expects to bid for a government project worth Bt1bn and expects to get the job. It maintains its 2016 revenue target at Bt5.8bn, supported by more orders and its subsidiary. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
LPH
LPH has switched to long-term lease of Decha Hospital from an outright purchase. The lease will extend 20 years and a decision is expected this month. It expects 3Q16 revenue growth of 10%, giving 2016 revenue growth of 10-15%. It plans to buy two hospitals. (Kao Hoon , 16/09/16)
NYT
NYT is negotiating with a foreign partner to do a port in Indonesia to support auto production and plans to add a warehouse on 80 rai to generate income. It plans to increase investment in the C0 port to 29% from 20%. It expects 2016 profit to record a new high, supported by increasing auto exports. (Thun Hoon, 16/09/16)
Comment: The monopoly expands

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Stocks in the news (amata, banpu, big, bkd, dcon, ekh, kiat, modern, ncl, pace, pf, pimo, rjh, sena, spcg, tcmc, tmill, vibha) 02.09.16

AMATA
AMATA expects 2016 land sales to hit target of 1,000 rai. It has land of 1,000 rai to support investment. It is confident that total revenue will grow no less than 5% supported by its backlog of more than Bt1.3bn. (Thun Hoon, 02/09/16)
BANPU
BANPU plans to COD 118MW this year, with full year capacity of more than 2000MW. Recently, it worked with twelve universities to install solar roofs. It expects 2016 revenue to reach target of Bt120bn backed by coal price recovery. (Thun Hoon, 02/09/16)
BIG
BIG expects 2H16 profit of more than Bt560mn, increasing 200% YoY, supported by introduction of a new mirrorless camera and a Big Pro Days event to raise sales. (Kao Hoon, 02/09/16)
Comment: Looking forward for next year, if they can’t expand their network then growth numbers may drop to single digits
 
BKD
BKD plans to book extra item of Bt400mn from sale of land in 2Q17 after the board approved the sale of 19 rai at Krungthepkritha for Bt487mn. If the company does not reinvest the money, it will use it to pay a dividend. (Kao Hoon, 02/09/16)
Comment: Well if they pay out the entire proceeds from the land sale then it would be more than a 10% special dividend
 
DCON
DCON expects 4Q16 to be peak supported by more orders and booking revenue from the sale of land. It is confident that 2016 revenue will be better than last year. It expects 2016 revenue of no less than Bt1.1bn. It plans to expand production lines and list a subsidiary in 2018. (Thun Hoon, 02/09/16)
EKH
EKH expects 2016 revenue and profit to be a new high. It expects revenue growth of 15% backed by more patients and expects 2H16 earnings to grow more than 1H16 due to high season. It expects 3Q16 earnings to be a new high. It plans to build a new pediatric center next year. (Kao Hoon, 02/09/16)

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FTSE Index Changes

Several brokers sending this out this AM

FTSE Global Equity Index Series Asia Pacific ex Japan Regional Index and Japan Regional Index Semi-Annual Review.  
Constituent changes can  be accessed via the attachments below.  The changes will be effective after the close of business on Friday, 16 September 2016 (i.e. on Monday, 19 September 2016).

Large cap
Inclusion: SCC-R, KBANK-R
Exclusion: none


Mid cap
Inclusion: BEM

Exclusion: none

Small cap
Inclusion: GPSC, VIBHA, IMPACT
Exclusion: BEM, THRE

FTSE All-World
Inclusion: SCC-R, KBANK-R
Exclusion: none

FTSE AllCap
Inclusion: SCC-R, KBANK-R, GPSC, VIBHA, IMPACT
Exclusion: THRE

Stocks in the news (aav, beauty, fsmart, gencho, glow, gunkul, ksl, npp, siri, smpc, solar, tacc, top, tpch, vibha, wave) 15.06.16

AAV
Confident in AAV’s management team — The Srivaddhanaprabha family of duty-free operator King Power has insisted it does not plan to shake up Thai AirAsia nor delist the firm that owns the majority stake in Thailand’s largest budget carrier. (Bangkok Post, 15/6/16)
Comment: Get ready to see more duty free sales on every flight!
 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY plans to expand both at home and abroad. It expects to sign a contract to distribute cosmetics in Hong Kong and Taiwan this year. It expects 2016 revenue to be higher than Bt2.1bn. (Thun Hoon, 15/06/16)
Comment: It’s just impressive what they’ve done
 
FSMART
FSMART says Boon Term Top up machines have reached 77,000. It expects this to boost its 2Q16 performance. It targets 90,000 machines at the end of this year. (Thun Hoon, 15/06/16)
GENCO
GENCO expects 2016 net profit to mark a record high with good performance in all business segments. It expects more clients to bring good 2Q16 earnings. It expects to book revenue from its property business (C Space Bang Yai and B-Live condo). It plans to launch a Bt600mn project in the Ekkamai area. It plans to take over a power business. (Thun Hoon, 15/06/16)
GLOW
GLOW is budgeting Bt3-5bn to invest in an SPP. It expects this to replace the old one for which the PPA will expire in 2018-2021. It plans to invest in the power business at home and abroad. It targets 5,000MW/year. (Thun Hoon, 15/06/16)
Comment: And the dividend machine continues

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How Cheap Oil and Fewer Nose Jobs Hurt Thai Hospital Stocks

Hospital stocks in Thailand are now trading at nosebleed levels with the sector average at ~50x PE, but what I’ve learnt from the past, just because a company has a high PE doesn’t mean you should ignore it if the compounded growth potential is there. Here are some snippets and the link to the rest of the article

That’s clouding the outlook for Thailand’s health-care shares, which surged more than 800 percent over the past seven years, as valuations start to look stretched amid the falling demand. Bangkok’s Bumrungrad Hospital Plc, known as the grandaddy of international clinics, has slumped 16 percent since early March after patient volumes from the United Arab Emirates, its second-biggest source of overseas visitors, fell 20 percent in the first quarter.

Sitting at the apex of the industry is Bumrungrad, which attracts more than half a million foreign patients a year and has a network of 32 referral offices everywhere from Mongolia to Ethiopia. Sixty-seven percent of revenue came from overseas visitors last quarter, company figures show. Myanmar residents were the biggest source, accounting for 8.4 percent of total patients, followed by 8.3 percent from the U.A.E. and 5.9 percent from Oman

Source: Bloomberg 

Stocks in the news (bwg, ilink, irpc, ksl, ncl, nwr, ptt, rs, sena, solar, sricha, tpch, trc, tse, tu, vibha) 15.12.15

BWG
BWG plans to expand waste power plants by 50MW. It targets 100MW within five years. It expects 2016 revenue to be good backed by Bt100-200mn revenue from selling electricity, beginning in 3Q16. It plans to list its subsidiary. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/15)
Comment: They do seem to have a lot of momentum behind over the past few years. I do remember a decade ago BWG had several issues w/ environmentalists and local residents but it seems to have been able to move on.

ILINK
ILINK expects to get projects from ADVANC, DTAC and TRUE (rental of fiber optic cable). It expects 2015 revenue to be higher than Bt3bn and expects to grow significantly next year. It expects to get Bt10bn new projects. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/15)
Comment: ILINK’s stock, like several others, just collapsed in the last 2 weeks but there are still going to benefit from all this IT expansion that Thailand has.

IRPC
IRPC expects UHV project to start up in 2Q16. It expects this to increase its refinery efficiency. It is talking to PTTGC about an M&A. (Khao Hoon, 15/12/15)

KSL
KSL expects 2016 revenue growth of 5-10% backed by increase in sugar cane production from 8.6mn tons to 9mn tons. It expects sugar price to be stable at US$0.14-0.15/lb. It plans to invest in the power business with TSE. It has budgeted Bt800mn to expand ethanol plants. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/15)

NCL
NCL expects 4Q15 net profit to be positive. It expects to get Bt100mn in domestic freight. It is considering investing in Indonesia, Vietnam, and Cambodia. It expects exports to comprise 50%. It expects 2016 revenue to grow 30%. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/15)

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Stocks in the news (Age, aira, beauty, bh, bsbsm, cpf, emc, hydro, mfec, mtls, preb, ppp, ps, samart, sena, stec, tipco, tmill, tpark, ttw, vibha) 01.10.15

AGE
AGE plans to implement cost control and focus on local industries especially those that have high demand for power. It expects local sales to grow 20% from 2014’s Bt3.58bn. Management expects 3Q15 earnings to recover thanks to cost control. It expects to show net profit in year. (Thun Hoon, 01/10/15)
AIRA
AIRA expects to show net profit in 2H15 from net loss in 1H15 of Bt37.8mn backed by the securities business. It plans to acquire other businesses to diversify (power business, leasing, insurance) which are expected to be clear in 2016. It has set up subsidiary “AIRA Property” to invest in rental business. (Thun Hoon, 01/10/15)
Comment: AIRA is continuing along its aim to become an investment holdco. 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY plans to increase its distribution channels. It targets revenue to grow 27-30% within three years. (Thun Hoon, 01/10/15)
Comment: It’s a business I just don’t understand, and I still don’t see where their competitive advantage comes from other than pure pricing. 
BH
BH plans to set up diagnosis centers in Cambodia, Laos, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar after Myanmar. It has budgeted Bt11bn to invest in a second hospital. It is confident 2015 revenue will grow 10% from 2014’s Bt16bn. (Thun Hoon, 01/10/15)
Comment: BH is expanding! A first since the Asian Financial Crisis. 

Continue reading Stocks in the news (Age, aira, beauty, bh, bsbsm, cpf, emc, hydro, mfec, mtls, preb, ppp, ps, samart, sena, stec, tipco, tmill, tpark, ttw, vibha) 01.10.15

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 (advanc, aira, amata, bdms, ci, ea, earth, ecf, gunkul, ifec, kbank, kiat, mtls, pf, pico, prin, ptg, rwi, sim, scc, takuni, thcom, tpch, vibha) 02.07.15

ADVANC
ADVANC and TOT plan to invest in mobile-broadband business which is expected to be finalized in 3Q15. ADVANC expects 2H15 revenue to grow 4% which consists of 30% growth from data service revenue. (Khao Hoon, 02/07/15)
Comment: I do think this will kill JAS and most likely hurt True substantially as well.

AIRA
AIRA plans to set subsidiary “AIRA Property” with registered capital of Bt200mn. Management says the company plans to invest in the property business with a focus on high rise buildings. It expects the set up in the second half of the year. (Thun Hoon, 02/07/15)
Comment: A brokerage business expanding to property, well why not? Up next alternative energy?

AMATA
AMATA expects to book Bt2bn extra gain from selling assets to AMATAR in 3Q15. It plans to sell Bt3bn assets to AMATAR next year. (Khao Hoon, 02/07/15)
Comment: It listed and the response was weak. But overall still a positive step for AMATA

BDMS
BDMS buys Muangraj Hospital for Bt1.43bn It expects the deal to be concluded by September. (Khao Hoon, 02/07/15)
Comment: And the acquisition machine continues.

CI
CI expects 2015 revenue to grow 15% from 2014’s Bt1.69bn, benefitting from booking revenue from condominiums. Its backlog is expected to increase from Bt5bn. Its Bt1.15bn REIT is expected to be finalized next year. (Thun Hoon, 02/07/15)

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Stocks in the news (chow, css, eforl, lpn, ktb, mc, planb, seafco, tasco, tkt, top, vibha) 08.04.15

CHOW
CHOW expects strong earnings in 2015 backed by full-year contribution from power plant business and rising steel price. Shareholders have approved listing its subsidiary on mai. (Khao Hoon, 08/04/15)
Comment: The steel business is nothing for CHOW nor its value, everything here is fully related to its power plant.

CSS
CSS expects strong 1Q15 backed by more projects to set up telecommunication towers. The company believes the acquisition of NWC will enhance its capability to serve more projects. It will pay cash and stock dividend, with XD on May 12. (Khao Hoon, 08/04/15)

EFORL
EFORL talking with two partners to launch new cosmetic product this year. It expects strong 1Q15 earnings backed by contribution from Wuttisak. EFORL plans to list Wuttisak next year. (Thun Hoon, 08/04/15)
Comment: With the number of branches on hand, any new product they launch can easily be sold through them, just imagine a 7-11 format for skin care clinics

Continue reading Stocks in the news (chow, css, eforl, lpn, ktb, mc, planb, seafco, tasco, tkt, top, vibha) 08.04.15