ADVANC ADVANC is going to sign a contract with TOT to rent equipment for providing telecommunication services and a contract to use TOT’s 2100 MHz spectrum. (Khao Hoon, 5/1/18) AMA AMA’s board approved the purchase of an oil and chemical tanker with capacity of 13,221 DWT, for Bt283mn. It believes this purchase will improve its […]

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ADVANC ADVANC expects 4Q17 earnings to grow by 16% to Bt7.481bn on an improved gross margin and lower marketing expenses. It projects 2017 earnings of Bt30.624, stable from last year, with a 2H17 dividend yield of 2%. (Khao Hoon, 29/12/17) Comment: And now they CF’s are going to be helped by the fact the NBTC […]

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ADVANC ADVANC says the purchase of CSL shares creates synergy both in terms of revenue and cost reduction and will also strengthen its high-speed internet business. It says it will look at the regulations for the bidding for the 900-1800 MHz spectrum before making a decision to join. Its 2018 investment budget will be lower […]

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ADVANC ADVANC reports 3Q17 net profit of Bt7.469bn, growing by 14% in tandem with the increase in total revenue, while EBITDA increased by 15% to Bt17.589bn because of effective cost and expense management. It plans to invest Bt5bn to expand its high-speed internet network. (Thun Hoon, 3/11/17) Comment: The news that 1) the NBTC set […]

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ADVANC THCOM CSL ADVANC announced the purchase of 250mn shares of CSL from DTV Service, subsidiary of THCOM for Bt7.80/share, giving THCOM cash of Bt1.95bn. It will also buy 84mn shares from SingTel for Bt655mn. (Thun Hoon, 14/9/17) Comment: At 15x PE for CSL it isn’t the cheapest price…effectively its a right pocket left pocket […]

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ADVANC ADVANC maintains 2017 revenue growth target of 4-5%. It plans to be a leader in data services in 2H17 by increasing 4G customers to reach 40-50% of its customer base of 40.5mn. It also plans to expand home internet. (Khao Hoon, 17/8/17) AOT AOT to pay rental to Treasury Department at 4% of ROA […]

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ADVANC ADVANC is paying a dividend of Bt3.51/share, XD on August 7. 1H17 earnings fell 16% due to depreciation and higher expense. 2Q17 net profit decreased 6.2% to Bt7.2bn. (Khao Hoon, 31/7/17) AOT AOT expects FY2017 (Oct 2016-Sep 2017) tourist arrival growth of 8-10%, driven by government measures to boost the tourism industry. (Thun Hoon, […]

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ADVANC ADVANC to invest Bt2bn in customer care. Serenade customers are targeted to hit 4mn within 2017 from 3.5mn now. (Khao Hoon, 20/7/17) AH AH sold shares in its joint venture “Quantum Inventions Pte Ltd” to Continental for SGD9.25mn. This could be booked as extra gains in 3Q17. It targets 2017 revenue growth at 5%. (Thun Hoon, […]

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ADVANC AIS is joining TCDC to build a new creative space in the heart of Bangkok named ‘AIS D.C.’ to be open to the public from July 13 at Emporium Mall 5th floor. (Kao Hoon, 5/7/17) BRR BRR is considering raising its revenue growth target of 30% for this year. 2Q17 is looking promising from […]

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AAV AAV reported strong ticket presales for 3Q17. The company is increasing its flight routes to boost sales. It expects to add four more routes in 2H17 which will push up passenger numbers to over 19.5mn and support 16% revenue growth YoY. (Thun Hoon, 20/6/17) ADVANC ADVANC will sign 2100 MHz with TOT this year […]

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