Kim Eng Research says STAMFORD TYRES is ‘worth more’

Stamford Tyres president Wee Kok Wah (facing camera) at a breakfast briefing for analysts. NextInsight file photo.

In a report, analyst Gregory Yap noted that the tyre distributor has done well in the nine months to January 2011, when revenue rose by 11% along with a 10% increase in net profit.

Other interesting developments included the placement of 4.3m new shares at $0.35 per share to major supplier Sumitomo Rubber.

The Wee family, which founded Stamford, has also bought 2.3m shares off the market, mostly at 10% above current market prices.

Stamford still trades at just 0.6x book value of $100 million, noted the analyst.

“:Arguably, the company is worth more as book value does not include the more intangible value of its long-standing relationships with its tyre principals such as Sumitomo and Continental, which date as far back as 1975.

“In addition, net gearing is not demanding at 0.25x and it generates fairly healthy cash flow.”


Sino Grandness chairman Huang Yupeng. Photo: Company

Phillip Securities ups target price of SINO GRANDNESS to 75 cents

Analyst: Lee Kok Joo, CFA

We like the growth prospect of the company, particularly for the beverage segment.

We believe the export canned products is already on a steady state growth and this is the stable part of the business.

The beverage segment provides the rapid growth for the company.

We have revised up both our revenue and net profit forecast for FY2011E by 11% to factor in faster rate of growth. The stock is currently trading at 5.3x forward earnings, which we feel is unjustified given the growth prospect.

We are maintaining our Buy recommendation with a revised target price of $0.75.

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UOB KH has $1.64 target for SUPER COFFEEMIX

Analyst: Andrew Chow CFA

Elaine Teo and Darren Teo : The next generation of leaders from the founding Teo family. Photo: Sim Kih

Maintain BUY with target price of S$1.64, based on 1.0x PEG. At our target PEG of 1.0x, the implied target PE is 16.3x, within the stock’s historical PE trading band of 7-25x since 2003.

Undervalued proxy to Asia consumption. Super remains on our BUY list being an undervalued proxy to Asia consumption. Super is a leading instant food & beverage brand owner with a strong positioning in Southeast Asia.

The group owns more than 10 brands that are targeted at different consumer groups. In addition, it has a top-3 market share for 3-in-1 coffee segment in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Myanmar.

Share Price Catalyst

Continued earnings growth and possible upside from its Indonesia operations and M&A or capital management.

Compiled by Alicia Cheng.


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