A targets 2018 revenue of Bt6.4bn from the booking of current backlog of Bt4bn and targets presales to grow by 10-15%. It plans to launch 17 new projects worth Bt20bn and has budgeted Bt600mn to buy land. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/17)
ETE plans to increase 2018 revenue by 20-30% backed by growth in four businesses. It is negotiating to buy a solar farm business and expects to know the result next year. It says 4Q17 results will be the year’s best, leading 2017 revenue to growth of 15-20% as targeted from 2016 revenue of Bt1.410bn. (Khao Hoon, 15/12/17)
FSMART raised its target for 2017 top-up service to Bt35bn from Bt32bn, as top-up service has surged in 4Q17. It expects to end the year with 124,000 machines . (Thun Hoon, 15/12/17)
Comment: The sudden drop in share price has a few people startled but when you think about the lower GPM’s it is going to achieve from its new machines it begins to make some sense. Regardless as a business its still amazing. 
FTE believes 2017 revenue will grow by 20% as targeted and says it will bid for big projects in 1Q18. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/17)
FVC’s board approved spending Bt250mn to buy a Wuttisak franchise in the northeast. It believes its business will grow significantly in 2018 and plans to list its medical service business on mai within by. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/17)
Comment: In the words of John McEnroe “YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS” wth is this water filter company doing? spending 1/5 of its equity on this franchise…
GULF gets a 25-year PPA for the 20.6MW Chana Green biomass power plant. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/17)
Comment: BEAST!
ORI hired the Intercontinental Hotel chain to manage its three hotels worth Bt7.5bn. It plans to raise the proportion of revenue from hotels to 20-30%. It targets revenue to reach Bt30bn in five years and reports current backlog of Bt30bn, of which Bt14bn will be booked as revenue in 2018. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/17)
Comment: Now the fear I have for origin is that they’ll have to figure out how to maintain their new lofty backlog’s, otherwise it will go the way of raimon land’s stock price i.e. a beautiful xmas tree
SIS projects higher 2018 revenue growth from 2017, when it expects growth of no more than 10%. It expects solid growth in the cloud service business in the long term. It also expects net profit margin of at least 1.45%. It expects the proportion of revenue from consumers to fall in tandem with slowing purchasing power, while the commercial segment has potential to grow well. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/17)
TLUXE’s board approved investing Bt789.32mn in nine geothermal power plants with total capacity of 1,125 kW in Japan. It expects commercial operations to start in April 2018. This will raise the number of its power plants to 24 with total capacity of 24MW. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/17)

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