Soilbuild Business Space REIT - OCBC Investment 2016-07-14: 2Q16 results in-line with our expectations

Soilbuild Business Space REIT - OCBC Investment 2016-07-14: 2Q16 results in-line with our expectations SOILBUILD BUSINESS SPACE REIT SV3U.SI 

Soilbuild REIT: 2Q16 results in-line with our expectations

  • Soilbuild Business Space REIT (Soilbuild REIT) reported its 2Q16 results which met our expectations. 
  • Gross revenue was flat (-0.1% YoY) at S$19.6m but NPI grew 3.7% to S$17.3m due to a reduction in property tax expense for West Park BizCentral
  • DPU was lower by 3.1% on a YoY basis to 1.565 S cents as a result of an enlarged unit base. 
  • For 1HFY16, Soilbuild REIT’s gross revenue rose 3.9% to S$39.7m and accounted for 48.7% of our FY16 projection. DPU of 3.122 S cents represented a decline of 3.9% and formed 50.3% of our full-year forecast. 
  • During the quarter, Soilbuild REIT encountered negative rental reversions of 5.7% for its renewal leases, although the area renewed made up only ~1.2% of its overall portfolio NLA. 
  • Its occupancy stood at 92.0%, as at 30 Jun 2016, a dip of 2.8 ppt QoQ due to the challenging leasing environment. 
  • Given this in-line set of results, we maintain our BUY rating and fair value estimate of S$0.76 on Soilbuild REIT. 
  • Based on our forecast, the stock is trading at FY16F distribution yield of 8.9%.




Wong Teck Ching Andy CFA OCBC Securities | http://www.ocbcresearch.com/ 2016-07-14
OCBC Securities SGX Stock Analyst Report BUY Maintain BUY 0.76 Same 0.76


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