Published by Bilyonaryo
Shareholders of Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. are probably scratching their heads over the stock’s underwhelming performance in the middle of its P1.4B stock rights offering.
Shares of TECH closed at P5.21 per share during Friday’s trading, down 25 percent from an intra-day high and below the P5.50 subscription price for the SRO.
Should shareholders subscribe when they can buy shares for cheaper at market?
Nicky Franco, the head of research of Abacus Securities, said taking up the TECH rights with its bonus warrants should be a “no brainer.”
Franco estimated that the warrants, which comes with the subscription of the rights shares, were worth between P0.99 and P2.82 based on Bloomberg’s warrant valuation model.
This means that even at P5.21 plus the minimum P.99, the stock is well above the strike price of P5.50. The warrants come free of charge, as a bonus, to those who subscribe to the offering.
Franco cited the history of Leisure Resorts and its warrants, LRW, to illustrate his point that share price should not only be compared to the strike price.
The report pointed out that LRW, which has an exercise price of P15, rose to as high as P7 even though shares of LR itself maxed out at P12.
Franco expected TECH’s second quarter earnings “to be as good” as the first three months when the firm posted wide margins and on the back of higher orders (boosted by the current chip shortage) and the extension of Quintel’s master supply agreement with two major US telcos (five-years from the original one year deal).
Abacus Capital and Investment and PNB Capital Investment are TECH joint issue managers and lead underwriters.
Oct 28, 2021
Published by Manila Times
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has cleared the P3.5-billion preferred shares offering of tech manufacturer, Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp.
The commission on Wednesday said it has approved Cirtek's registration statement in its meeting on October 26.
The registration statement covers 50 million preferred B-2 Subseries C and D shares priced at P50 apiece, with an oversubscription option of up to 20 million shares.
Cirtek looks to raise up to P3.44 billion from the offer, which will refinance the company's existing debt, partially pay its maturing debt a...Read more
Mar 11, 2022
Published by Malaya
Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp.’s subsidiaries Cirtek Electronics Corp. (CEC) and Cirtek Advanced Technology Solutions Inc. (CATSI), have recently passed their ISO 14000 audits with zero non-conformance.
The certification provides assurance a company effectively established and maintains adequate environmental standards as well as management systems.
Organizations holding an ISO 140001 certificate adhere to the international environmental laws and regulations, run their operations with the aim of preventing pollution, and continuously strive to improve its environmenta...Read more
Aug 16, 2021
Published by Business Mirror
Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. on Monday listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) 249.44 million in common shares that carry a detachable warrant, which the company sold via a stock rights offering (SRO).
The said shares were sold at P5.50 per share, or a total of P1.37 billion.
Cirtek shares were last traded at P4.60 apiece.
In his welcome message, PSE president and CEO Ramon S. Monzon cited the competitive environment of the technology solutions space given the rapid advancement in this field and expressed optimism over Cirtek’s plans for its subsidiaries...Read more