Best calls to action – Tuesday, 1 March
About the author:
- Author name:
- By Andrew Tang
- Job title:
- Analyst - Equity Strategy
- Date posted:
- 01 March 2022, 6:00 AM
- Sectors Covered:
- Equity Strategy and Quant
Homeco Limited - No standing still
FUM has grown materially and now sits at +$5bn driven by the IPO of HCW and more recently the merger between HDN and AVN. Further growth is expected via new funds and a >$1bn development pipeline across the listed REITs.
FY22 guidance has been upgraded with pre-tax FFO to be at least 29c (was 26c) driven by transactional fees and trading profits from property sales. HMC remains in a net cash position ensuring capacity for opportunities. We retain an Add rating with a revised price target of (login to view).
Read our full reports and latest price targets on ASX:HMC here.
Dalrymple Bay - Patience is a virtue
No nasty surprise in the FY21 result. FY22 DPS guidance within target growth range. No meaningful update on price setting negotiations with DBCT customers. Change to revenue forecast is NPV neutral. Increase in corporate costs is not.
Target price (login to view). ADD retained given c.22% total potential return at current prices.
Read our full reports and latest price targets on ASX:DBI here.
Motorcycle Hldg - Cruising through disruption
MTO's 1H22 result (pre-released): revenue +8.5% to A$237m (pcp A$218.4m); EBITDA (pre-AASB 16 / excl. JK) -5.7% to A$19.8m (pcp A$21m); and NPAT -4.1% to A$12.6m (pcp A$13.1m).
A strong result for MTO, comping an elevated base (1H21 EBITDA A$21m excl. JK) with significant lockdown impacts to dealerships (16 affected in 1H) and a challenging environment for retailers (ongoing supply chain disruption).
MTO have pointed to a normalising of trade through Feb (Jan significantly disrupted), increasing demand momentum and ongoing supply constraints (GM tailwinds for MC dealers). We expect an abating of lockdown impacts and incremental acquisition contributions will improve the seasonally lower 2H skew.
Trading on ~8x PE; a clean balance sheet (~A$5m net debt); ongoing favourable trading conditions (robust margin dynamic; easing supply constraints); and clear intent to continue to scale via acquisition, we maintain an Add rating.
Read our full reports and latest price targets on ASX:MTO here.
Kina Securities Ltd - Continuing to deliver good profit growth
KSL's underlying NPAT of ~PGK96m was +27% on the pcp and in-line with MorgansE and company guidance. Overall, we saw this as a strong result, which largely beat our expectations in all areas except operating expenses.
We downgrade our KSL FY22F/FY23F EPS by 3%-5%, mainly reflecting lower expected leverage over the next few years. Our PT is reduced to (login to view). KSL is still trading on only ~6x FY22F earnings and a >10% dividend yield, which we see as too cheap. ADD maintained.
Read our full reports and latest price targets on ASX:KSL here.
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