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Stocks in the news (abc, anan, ap, asn, fn, hydro, jas, kbs, nch, pimo, spa, tacc, thai, vng, wice, xo) 26.09.16

ABC
ABC had presales of 30% or more than 10 units in ABOVE Sukhumvit 39 project worth Bt2.5bn. It expects presales to reach 70-80% this year and revenue to reach target of Bt2bn. It expects to turn to a profit and write off retained loss of Bt159mn this year. (Kao Hoon, 26/09/16)
Comment: Not really amazing numbers from this rather odd company
 
ANAN
ANAN expects good revenue in 2H16, supported by five new condos ready to be transferred with a total value of Bt14bn. It has backlog of Bt38.5bn and expects to book Bt11bn in 2H16. (Kao Hoon, 26/09/16)
Comment: If thats the case then 2016 revenues will be THB 16 bn, an increase from THB 11 bn in 2015. 
 
AP
AP expects 2H16 revenue to grow supported by backlog of Bt15.78bn. It will book Bt10.56bn over the rest of the year. This will lift revenue to its target of Bt23.7bn with presales of Bt31bn. (Kao Hoon, 26/09/16)
Comment: Similar to ANAN above, growing via JV’s with Japanese partners.
 
ASN
ASN expects 4Q16 to be peak due to high season and starting an online business in October. It expects 2016 revenue growth of 20-25% from Bt900mn in 2015. ( Thun Hoon, 26/09/16)
FN
FN plans an IPO of 250mn shares at par Bt0.50. It expects to add four branches at a cost of Bt500mn. (T hun Hoon, 26/09/16)
HYDRO
HYDRO expects to turn around next year as it has gotten a new job with a margin of at least 10%. It plans to bid for 44 new projects worth Bt6bn and has already gotten five. It has backlog of Bt690mn and is confident that 2016 revenue will grow 10% from last year. (Thun Hoon, 26/09/16)
Comment: Ah this lovely story, water company, should’ve been a winner but they haven’t executed anything since going public.

Continue reading Stocks in the news (abc, anan, ap, asn, fn, hydro, jas, kbs, nch, pimo, spa, tacc, thai, vng, wice, xo) 26.09.16

Stocks in the news (arrow, big, epg, gl, hpt, lalin, ldc, ndr, nncl, ori, qtc, rs, sappe, scc, scn, susco, synex, work, xo) 30.08.16

ARROW
ARROW expects 3Q16 earnings to grow supported by large orders, especially Suvarnabhumi phase 2 project from ILINK and ITD. It expects to get work on the MRT Green Line, with finalization by the end of this year. It expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt1.4bn. ( Khao Hoon, 30/08/16)
Comment: Perhaps we should just close our eyes and buy this given its continuous performance
 
BIG
BIG is budgeting Bt10mn to hold the 10th Big Camera Big Pro days. It expects this to push its 3Q16 revenue up above Bt5bn and expects net profit to mark a record high. (Thun Hoon, 30/08/16)
EPG
EPG expects 2QFY16 to be good brought by numerous orders. It expects FY2016 revenue to reach Bt11bn. It expects to complete 1-2 M&A transactions by the end of this year. It plans to hold a roadshow abroad to attract foreign investors. (Khao Hoon, 30/08/16)
Comment: And they continue to grow!
 
GL
GL partners with True Money. GL is forecasting a major boost to its already flourishing business in Cambodia through a new partnership with True Money, a mobile-payment subsidiary of True Corp in Thailand, that will significantly increase the sales of GL’s financial services via True Money’s extensive network of about 5,000 agents spread out nationwide in Cambodia. (Newscenter Local Press Release, 29/08/16)
Comment: That’s a clever move by both parties. GL still has its monopoly in Cambodia for motorcycle leasing for another 3-4 years and barring a crash in that economy they’ll continue to dominate, the question is only how much are you willing to pay for this

Continue reading Stocks in the news (arrow, big, epg, gl, hpt, lalin, ldc, ndr, nncl, ori, qtc, rs, sappe, scc, scn, susco, synex, work, xo) 30.08.16

Stocks in the news (amata, big, biz, epg, forth, gpsc, jwd, max, mtls, pf, smart, snc, top, ubis, xo) 09.08.16

AMATA
AMATA is studying invest in a solar roof to be installed on AMATA Summit ready-built roofs and expects to make a decision this year. It targets 2016 revenue growth of 20%. It plans to open an industrial estate in Myanmar which will focus on customers in India, Bangladesh and China. (Thun Hoon, 0 9/08/16)
BIG
BIG reported 1H16 profit of Bt419mn or up 192% supported by more revenue. It expects 2H16 to continue to grow due to high season. It plans to launch two big events at the end of the year to support sales and expects revenue and profit to record a new high . (Khao Hoon, 09/08/16)
Comment: Still great growth on a YoY basis but it dropped rather sharply QoQ. So how will analysts value this? Are we going to see more magical PEG numbers
 
BIZ
BIZ expects 3Q16 revenue growth of more than 20% QoQ and is maintaining its 2016 revenue target growth of 50-60% YoY supported by its backlog of Bt566mn, of which will book 60% this year. It expects to get revenue of more than Bt300mn from bidding for hospital job, both government and private, and expects to know the results in 2H16. (Khao Hoon, 09/08/16)
EPG
EPG expects 1QFY16 profit to be a new high of Bt385mn, surging 60% supported by insulated rubber and automotive parts business growth. It will report earnings on Aug 15. (Khao Hoon, 09/08/16)
Comment: Their ability to continue this growth has been impressive. One day they are hoping that the entire car will be made out of some form of plastics because then EPG will effectively become an indirect car manufacturer.
 
FORTH
FORTH
continues to bid for government communication projects. It is maintaining its 2016 revenue target of Bt5.8bn supported by its subsidiary and more orders. (Thun Hoon, 09/08/16)

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Stocks in the news (ba, com7, ea, jmt, ocean, ptt, ratch, sappe, sf, siri, tcap, tmt, tvd, xo) 20.06.16

BA
BA expects 2016 revenue and net profit to mark a record high aided by increasing flights, opening new routes and lower oil price. It is talking to four airlines partner about code sharing and expects to expand to 25 airlines in 2017. It plans to cooperate with Bangkok Hospital to provide ambulance flights this year. (Thun Hoon, 20/06/16)
Comment: Thai Airways, Nok Air, have a look at this management team and learn how to run an airline business properly
 
COM7
COM7 expects 2H16 earnings to be good driven by TRUE shops and iPhone7. It expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt17bn backed by higher sales and revenue contribution from management services. (Thun Hoon, 20/06/16)
Comment: The relationship with True was a positive surprise. Iphone 7 launch in a couple of months, earnings should be rather steady for this company for the next 9 months.
 
EA
EA says solar farm at Phitsanulok supplies more than 693,000units of electricity. Its capacity is 278MW. It expects 126MW wind power to operate in 3Q16. (Khao Hoon, 20/06/16)
JMT
JMT expects to show net profit in 2Q16 from 1Q16 net loss of Bt15mn after extending the booking period to 10 years for acquiring debt. It plans to acquire Bt20bn bad debt from financial institutions. It expects this to boost 2016 revenue by 15%. It plans to expand to Laos and Vietnam. It plans to offer nano-finance in Myanmar in 2017. (Thun Hoon, 20/06/16)
Comment: GL part 2? JMART as a group already has a presence there so entry into that country isn’t an issue 

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ba, com7, ea, jmt, ocean, ptt, ratch, sappe, sf, siri, tcap, tmt, tvd, xo) 20.06.16

Stocks in the news (apco, beauty, dna, global, glow, ifec, ivl, kce, ptt, sappe, thcom, tkn, true, xo) 12.05.16

APCO
APCO reported profit growth 12.16% in 1Q16 supported by increased sales. It plans to expand its business nationwide. It targets revenue growth of no less than 10% in 2016. (Thun Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: They have yet to be able to reach the heights that everyone was expecting 2 years ago
 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY reported 1Q16 net profit of Bt129mn, growth of 70%, supported by more revenue from adding branches, supporting customer demand in Thailand and abroad. (Kao Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: And the growth just continues and continues and continues
DNA
DNA board approved a budget of Bt4.39mn for its subsidiary “My Network” to acquire 51% of AEK stock. It plans to do an ICT business in Laos. It targets to have AEK be in the top three brands within two years. (Kao Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: This company seems to have the funniest dealings…
 
GLOBAL
GLOBAL reported net profit of Bt451mn or growth of 108% due to increasing sales and higher gross profit. It is confident that 2016 revenue will grow no less than 10%. It plans to open 12 new branches, three in June. It plans to invest in Myanmar and Cambodia. (Kao Hoon, 12/5/16)
Comment: Rather surprising turnaround and growth in their 1Q. Is upcountry back?

Continue reading Stocks in the news (apco, beauty, dna, global, glow, ifec, ivl, kce, ptt, sappe, thcom, tkn, true, xo) 12.05.16

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 (aot, aqua, bigc, bjc, ccn, earth, ifec, ihl, maco, mtls, pttgc, qtc, singer, siri, smt, tsr, uv, xo) 26.04.16

AOT
AOT expects 2QFY16 earnings to peak backed by 197,913 flights (+9.4%) and 32.3mn passengers. It expects 389,272 flights in 1HFY16 (10.6% growth) and 61.2mn passengers. (Khao Hoon, 26/04/16)
Comment: It’s just incredible, time to start a pool on when passengers hit 100 mn
AQUA
AQUA will pay dividend of 100% of profit with Bt900mn cash on hand. It plans to list its subsidiary (TCDC) by 3Q16. (Khao Hoon, 26/04/16)
Comment: I don’t know much about this business other than it being similar to MACO, but spin off’s are typically well-received by the retail market
 
BIGC
BIGC has received the disclosure of additional information on the tender offer for the company’s securities from BJC Retail Holding Company Limited, BJC Supercenter Company Limited and Samphunsamer Company Limited, collectively the “Offerors”. (SET, 22/04/16)
CCN
CCN has backlog of Bt100mn on telecommunication projects, expects to book in this year. It expects to get more projects from Thailand post after it got Bt300mn. (Thun Hoon, 26/04/16)
EARTH
EARTH will pay a dividend of Bt0.1/share. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 10% by focusing on acquiring new customers at home and abroad. (Thun Hoon, 26/04/16)

Continue reading Stocks in the news (aot, aqua, bigc, bjc, ccn, earth, ifec, ihl, maco, mtls, pttgc, qtc, singer, siri, smt, tsr, uv, xo) 26.04.16

Stocks in the news (ap, asefa, banpu, beauty, ccn, city, cpf, epg, gold, iec, lph, mint, top, tvo, xo) 12.04.16

AP
AP expects 2016 revenue to reach Bt23.7bn supported by Bt13.29bn transfers and Bt3.4bn condo backlog. It plans to launch 20 new projects valued at Bt32.7bn. It expects this to lift its sales to hit its target of Bt31bn. (Khao Hoon, 12/04/16)
ASEFA
ASEFA expects 2016 earnings to be good. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 15% brought by Bt1.7bn transfers and public projects. It expects to get more projects after it takes part in Bt2- 3bn bids. It has budgeted Bt150mn to increase its capacity by 50%, preparing for new orders. It expects 1Q16 earnings to be good from high sales. (Thun Hoon, 12/04/16)
BANPU
BANPU expects to show net profit of Bt1.6bn in 2016 mainly driven by Hong-Sa power plant which is expected to contribute revenue in 2Q16. (Khao Hoon, 12/04/16)
Comment: The shift from being known as a coal company to a utility is nearly complete for BANPU 
BEAUTY
BEAUTY expects 1Q16 earnings of Bt105.8mn (+39%), brought by 31% sales growth. (Khao Hoon, 12/04/16)
Comment: Just incredible earnings, I still don’t understand the demand side and will most likely continue to hit my head against the wall

Continue reading Stocks in the news (ap, asefa, banpu, beauty, ccn, city, cpf, epg, gold, iec, lph, mint, top, tvo, xo) 12.04.16

Stocks in the news (acap, bafs, cfresh, chow, epg, irpc, jubile, kbank, loxley, lph, sam, tfg, tsr, twpc, uac, xo) 21.03.16

ACAP
ACAP expects 1Q16 net profit to back to black and stay there for the remainder of this year. It expects to wipe out retained losses this year. It expects to make a decision on the credit card business with foreign partners by mid-2016. (Khao Hoon, 21/03/16)
Comment: Given that the credit card business is already well and truly saturated in Bangkok, I don’t see how ACAP can make a dent in it.

BAFS
BAFS is budgeting Bt8bn to invest in an oil pipeline in the north, expects this to handle 14,000mn liters oil by 2019. It expects 2016 revenue to grow not less than 11%. It targets fuel demand for aviation to grow 6-7%. It is considering investing in the resort business. (Thun Hoon, 21/03/16)
Comment: BAFS aim here is to effectively act as the owner and collect a fee from the amount of oil transported through the pipeline, an oil highway if you will.

CFRESH
CFRESH expects 2016 revenue to grow 10-15% brought by orders from the US and Japan. It expects gross margin to improve from last year to 13-14% after its customers in Europe increased orders. Its subsidiary abroad is having lower net losses after a business restructuring. (Thun Hoon, 21/03/16)

CHOW
CHOW expects the steel industry to recover because it got Bt1.6bn in orders. It expects to benefit from a 30% increase in steel price. It expects 80MW power business to contribute revenue of Bt1.2bn. (Thun Hoon, 21/03/16)
Comment: They’ve been incredibly active on the power front trying to buy plants and investing in Japan

Continue reading Stocks in the news (acap, bafs, cfresh, chow, epg, irpc, jubile, kbank, loxley, lph, sam, tfg, tsr, twpc, uac, xo) 21.03.16

Stocks in the news (anan, atp, color, gunkul, inet, jas, jmt, ktis, ncl, phol, ptg, richy, sena, singer, tkn, tmill, vgi, xo) 18.03.16

ANAN
ANAN has achieved Bt3.6bn in presales from Aston Silom Condo (60% of total). It is interested in joining the “Baan Pracharat” project. It targets 2016 sales of Bt21bn. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)
Comment: According to management, they are going to report slower pre-sales than before because they’ll hold some inventory to make more $

ATP
ATP targets 2016 revenue of Bt310mn (15% growth). It is talking with four clients, with a decision expected by 2Q16. This will increase its clients to 30. It has put off its plan to acquire a hazardous waste handler. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)

COLOR
COLOR targets 2016 revenue to grow 7-8%, backed by numerous orders. It expects exports to comprise 20%, focusing on ASEAN, Australia, and Europe. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)

GUNKUL
GUNKUL reports its subsidiary that is engaged in the wind power business began operations at its wind power plants (Sub-Plu Wind farm1&2) on March 17. (Khao Hoon, 18/03/16)

INET
INET expects to benefit from government IT plans in 2Q16 including village internet, digital economy, 4G, and educational and corporate Internet. It expects to get cloud solutions and data center projects. It expects new clients to reach 700 companies. It expects 2016 revenue to be higher than Bt800mn. (Thun Hoon, 18/03/16)
Comment: The digital economy story has gone quiet for a while but companies such as INET, ILINK and even WHA are going ahead with building data centers.

Continue reading Stocks in the news (anan, atp, color, gunkul, inet, jas, jmt, ktis, ncl, phol, ptg, richy, sena, singer, tkn, tmill, vgi, xo) 18.03.16