Excerpts from latest analyst reports...
Analysts: Elaine Khoo, CFA, & Gregory Lui, CFA
The removal of M&A uncertainty should help narrow OUE’s NAV discount,which has hovered at a deep 36% since Oct.
Over the same period,commercial developers have enjoyed tightening of NAV discounts and office REITs are now above book NAV.
OUE offers leveraged exposure to SG commercial with a well-diversified portfolio of prime assets which we favour and limited residential market risk.
Upgrade to Buy with TP of S$3.32 (fr S$2.84) pegged to 25% disc to RNAV.
We have reviewed our estimates with RNAV +2% to S$4.43 and aligned our TP in line with the sector from 35% to 25% with M&A overhang lifted.
As a result we revise up our TP from S$2.84 to S$3.32 (+17%).
Valuations are attractive with the stock at 0.83x P/B and 36% discount to RNAV.
In comparison, valuations for the commercial REITs have tightened significantly and are now at premiums to book.
Downside risks: sharper-than-expected slowdown ingrowth affecting office and hospitality demand, leasing risk for office and acquisition risk.
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OSK-DMG raises target price of XMH Holdings to 32 cents
Analyst: Lee Yue Jer
Two days ago, the Japanese central bank doubled its inflation target and made an open-ended pledge to buy potentially unlimited US government bonds, in effect setting upon a path of quantitative easing.
The structural Yen depreciation will benefit XMH’s business, being dominantly in Yen-denominated Mitsubishi engines.
With XMH having risen 51% and hitting our TP in two months, we review our assumptions resulting in our TP being raised to $0.32. Maintain Buy.
Thank you Bank of Japan! We see the Yen depreciation boosting XMH’s main business over the medium term, which is focused on Indonesian tugboat builders that form about 65%-70% of XMH’s revenue.
Being exclusive distributors of the Mitsubishi brand in multiple countries in this region, the effective price cut will allow XMH a better chance to increase its market share, boosting XMH’s core business outlook.
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As Sino Grandness is in the midst of preparing for a separate listing of their fruit and vegetable juice business (Garden Fresh) by 2014 (either in Hong Kong or Taiwan), we seek to do a comparative valuation with similar companies listed in Hong Kong/ Taiwan to see how much could it be worth (potentially) if the listing ultimately succeeds.
Consensus is expecting Sino Grandness’ profit to rise 34% in 2013 to Rmb329mln and about 50% of it is derived from Garden Fresh, translating to Rmb165mln.
While much bigger in size than Sino Grandness, comparable companies such as Uni President, Tingyi and Want Want are all trading at an average PE of 25x 2013 earnings.
Assuming we take a 60% discount (10x PE) due to its smaller size, Garden Fresh alone would command a market cap of S$330mln (S$1.24 per share) compared to Sino Grandness’ current market cap of S$228mln (S$0.86).
Sino Grandness’ current market value of S$228mln is only valuing the entire company at 3.5x 2013 earnings.
While its share price has risen a significant 72% since Dec ’12 and is currently at its all time listing high, its continued low 2013 valuation suggests that if the company is successful in listing Garden Fresh in 2014, it remains cheap even at this level.
We maintain BUY.
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