AOT AOT has budgeted Bt15bn to pay dividend of Bt1.05 per share, XD on Dec 13. The board gave the nod to another four-year term for the president of AOT, Nitinai Sirismatthakarn. (Thun Hoon, 3/12/18) Comment: And so tourism has recovered…what quite turnaround in emotions for the tourism related names AUCT AUCT expects revenue growth […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s)  THB 744 mn FNS – Now thats interesting. The MD just bought a substantial amount of shares. I wonder what’s going to happen here OCEAN – Share swap between new and old owners MK – Another share swap between new and old owners Sell(s) THB 437 mn MK – See above OCEAN […]

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AGE AGE targets coal sales volume of 4mn tons next year, 20% higher than this year. It expects coal sales volume to hit its target of 3mn tons this year and this will be a record high. Demand both at home and abroad is still growing. It has 3-4mn tons of backlog now and this […]

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Well here you go. Are these ridiculously high levels? For Thailand yes, compared to the region i.e. Indonesia and Malaysia where it reaches ~40% then no. But does it make sense when the USD offers higher yields than THB? To which one ponders, are the buyers just regionally focused and therefore have to put capital […]

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And he’s back with his latest commentary that covers both the bullish (earnings growth, valuations) and bear (politics) elements facing the market today, several great points are made. As usual here’s some snippets and a link to the rest of the article. For these reasons I thought the equity market would have to go through […]

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Prayut to use S44 to settle weed patents. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is preparing to use Section 44 to settle contentious requests to patent marijuana extracts, which has sparked concern it could set back plans to develop them for medical purposes. (Bangkok Post, 27/11/18) MPI up 4% last month. The manufacturing production index in October […]

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AH AH maintains its revenue growth target at 3-5% this year, supported by growth in the automotive industry. It expects next year’s revenue to grow because its major customer, Isuzu, will launch a new car model. Its joint venture in Vietnam will launch a new car model in 3Q19. (Kao Hoon, 29/11/18) Comment: There’s a […]

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AMATA AMATA maintains its presales target of 925 rai this year. It expects 4Q18 presales to be outstanding. Next year, it expects presales growth of 10% to 1,000 rai, backed by large demand from Chinese and Japanese. Backlog is 13,000 rai. It plans to raise land price in Amata City Chonburi. It will increase recurring […]

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AH AH expects revenue to grow in line with growth in the automotive industry. 4Q18 revenue is expected to be better, backing its revenue growth target of 5% this year. (Thun Hoon, 27/11/18) KBANK KBANK continues to expand in ASEAN+3. Laos is its potential target. Private sector growth in Laos will help underwrite loan growth. […]

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