AP: report 7mth presales at Bt 24b account for 57% of Bt 41b full year target, target new launch 17 projects (8 SDH, 9 townhome) worth Bt 26.8b for remaining 5 months, Bt 15.52b out of Bt 54.89b backlog to realize this year, maintaining Bt 35.9b FY19 revenue target. Comment: That’s impressive. ERW: to open […]

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BTS-GULF-STEC-RATCH (BGSR) consortium wins Bt 40b O&M motorway contract for Bang Pa In-Nakhon Ratchasima & Bang Yai-Kanchanaburi routes. Comment: And boom! Interesting to see GULF join this consortium in addition to the relationships they have with PTT it looks like their fingers are in every pie ORI: to open 2 hotels under InterContinental Hotel Group […]

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ECL expands commercial auto hire-purchase business, to capture demand from logistic segment, maintain Bt3.6b full year loan growth target, will wrap up M&A insurance broker before year end. Comment: I still find this to be a rather strange company in the way they operate multiple businesses under 1 roof. HUMAN to wrap up 3 JV […]

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So we’ve had the pullback…now what? I still think banks are a big question mark given the continuing decline in ROEs. The tech sector which is effectively True, Advanc and DTAC…cash flow, capex management game to maintain their dividend yields…I wonder what consolidation we can see here, i.e. who will eventually take out JAS for […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 112mn MTC – A director makes a big buy here MINT – The COO of MINT makes a YUGE purchase, this is the first time in years that I’ve seen management (i.e. not the owner) make a purchase Sell(s) THB 80mn AUCT – Owner dumps THB 60 mn, probably in a […]

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PPRP toils to keep minnows in coalition : The Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) has decided to award a “political position” to a small coalition party bloc as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha prepares to hold clear-the-air talks with the group later this week following their threat to withdraw support for the government. Bangkok Post State allays […]

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CENTEL firms on Bt28.188b 3 years capex, sees stronger 2H on seasonal F&B and Hotel business. Comment: CENTEL vs MINT take your pick for the next 3-5 years.  COM7 upbeats 3Q earnings from larger stores network on BTS stations and contribution from revenue sharing via Kerry Express operating at COM7’s 20 outlets. Comment: Well that’s […]

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RATCH in talks with 2 powerplants operations on M&A to offset revenue lost from retirement powerplants in Ratchburi during 2025-27. SCB, BBL and KTB followed KBANK’s lead in cutting lending rates by 25 bps, while keeping the MLR (prime rate) unchanged, responding to Bank of Thailand’s surprise rate cut last wk. Deposit rates were left […]

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