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Koufu to benefit from MBS expansion, new outlet opening a possibility: UOB
SINGAPORE (April 9): UOB Kay Hian is maintaining its “buy” call on Koufu Group with an unchanged target price of 95 cents while highlighting Koufu as a potential beneficiary from the upcoming expansion of Marina Bay Sands (MBS), where the group operates an existing food court. See: This F&B empire is a steal at current valuations, says UOB Kay Hian To recap, Las Vegas Sands ...
China Aviation Oil poised to take off this year with compelling valuations, strong passenger traffic recovery: RHB
SINGAPORE (Mar 27): RHB Research is upgrading its call on China Aviation Oil (CAO) to “buy” from “hold”, while raising its target price on the stock by 10 cents to $1.60 to suggest 26% upside plus 3.6% yield. This comes as the research house expects CAO to benefit from signs of a strong recovery in international passenger growth in China, in addition to the anticipated capacity ...
Singtel well positioned to weather competition, looking cheap at current prices: UOB Kay Hian
SINGAPORE (Mar 21): UOB Kay Hian is maintaining its “buy” call on Singtel with a target price of $3.58, while highlighting that the stock, at the price of $3.02, is currently below its mean EV/EBITDA with a 5.8% dividend yield. In a Thursday report, analyst Chong Lee Len says she continues to like Singtel for its customer-centric offerings and diversification across the region, as well as ...
RHB turns positive on Dairy Farm's valuations after selldown
SINGAPORE (Mar 20): RHB Research is upgrading its call on Dairy Farm from “neutral” to “buy” despite lowering its target price to US$8.25 from US$8.64 previously with the view that long-term investors may look to accumulate the stock at its current low. The research house’s move comes on the belief that Dairy Farm’s share price has hit its trough after plunging 19% in the year to ...
Bumitama Agri on track for a better performance in FY19, say analysts
SINGAPORE (Feb 28): Maybank Kim Eng and RHB Research are maintaining their “buy” and “neutral” ratings on Bumitama Agri with higher target prices of 97 cents and 67 cents, respectively. This comes after the oil palm plantation company concluded FY18 with earnings of $125 million, down 9% y-o-y as its 4Q and full-year performance was impacted by weaker agriculture commodity prices, ...
Analysts shave UOB forecasts on operating challenges & limited upside, but remain positive at 'buy'
SINGAPORE (Feb 25): Jefferies and OCBC Investment Research are maintaining their “buy” calls on United Overseas Bank (UOB) with a target price and fair value of $30 and $28.30, respectively, even after the bank’s recently reported set of 4Q and FY18 financials came in slightly below both research houses’ expectations. While Jefferies has lowered FY19-20 EPS estimates by 3.6% and 4.5%, ...
mm2 Asia remains a 'buy' for Maybank despite reduced forecasts on non-operational leakage
SINGAPORE (Feb 21): Maybank Kim Eng is maintaining its “buy” call on mm2 Asia while lowering its target price on the stock to 34 cents from 57 cents previously, after cutting 2019-21E core profit forecasts by 48%, 12% and 9%, respectively. This comes after the group’s 9M19 core profit came in below expectations at 34% of Maybank’s FY19 estimates, and 67% of previous consensus ...
DBS undergoes target price cuts after a record FY18, but remains a 'buy'
SINGAPORE (Feb 19): Jefferies Singapore, OCBC Investment Research and RHB Research are maintaining their “buy” calls on DBS Group while lowering their price targets to $28.50, $29.31 and $28.80, respectively. This comes after the release of its 4Q18 results, which saw earnings grow 8% y-o-y to $1.32 billion to bring the bank’s earnings for the full year to a record high of $5.63 ...
Silverlake Axis poised for an upward trajectory after a strong 2Q, say analysts
SINGAPORE (Feb 15): RHB Research and DBS Vickers Securities are maintaining their “buy” calls on Silverlake Axis with target prices of 65 cents and 62 cents, which represent a 26% and 19% upside, respectively. This comes after the provider of digital economy solutions & services saw its earnings double to 67.5 million ringgit ($22.5 million) in 2Q from 34 million ringgit in the ...
Why Manulife US REIT remains a top 'buy' pick for RHB
SINGAPORE (Feb 12): RHB Research is maintaining its “buy” call on Manulife US REIT with a higher target price of 94 US cents compared to 92 US cents previously, upon lowering COE assumptions to 8.3% from 8.4% in its dividend discount model (DDM) to reflect a slightly subdued interest rate outlook.   This comes after Manulife US REIT’s latest set of quarterly results came in ...