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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FTSE rebalancing: rebalancing will happen during the close of today. These are the changes… FTSE Large-Cap = No changes. FTSE Mid-Cap = Add: EA, BPP, TPIPP, KSL, VNT, WHAUP // No deletions FTSE Small-Cap = Add: ORI, CMR, SQ, LANNA, TNR, FN, GLANDRT, UTP, MACO, CTW, TKS // Delete: VNT (move to mid-cap), CRANE (move […]

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ADVANC ADVANC reported 1Q17 net profit of Bt7.69bn, down slightly from 1Q16’s Bt8bn. Service revenue was Bt31.36bn, up 4% YoY, with 40.6mn subscribers. AIS Fibre expanded its customer base to 373,900 subscribers. It expects 2017 revenue growth of 4-5%. (Thun Hoon, 28/04/17) Comment: I do wonder when will this industry be overtaken by a clever […]

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ABC ABC plans to launch E-Payment service via WeChat Pay. It intends for this to be a payment application for Chinese tourists. It plans to partner with 10,000 stores. It expects this to contribute revenue of at least Bt1bn/month. (Kao Hoon, 21/02/17) Comment: Right…but then their actual revenue from this may only 1-3%? This company […]

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ADVANC ADVANC decreased its payout ratio from 100% to 70% to support its financial statement. Its 2016 net profit was Bt30.66bn, down 22% because of higher expense. (Kao Hoon, 06/02/17) Comment: No surprises here. We are curious to see how much more they’ll spend on marketing campaigns. ARROW ARROW expects profit to record a new […]

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In the past 2 weeks I’ve done 3 different countries for various reasons and I’m basically done with the international traveling for the year I think, although Vietnam does tempt me, what have I learnt, in a nutshell, Singapore is suffering basically from a decade of fantastic growth, rental rates have killed the retail market, I see far too […]

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ADVANC ADVANC plans to increase 2016 revenue target to accommodate greater revenue from services and a campaign to stimulate sales. It expects the 900MHz license to cut EBITDA margin in 2H16 to an average of 38-39% in the year. It expects maintain its 100% dividend payout. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16) Comment: While the dividend payout ratio […]

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ADVANC ADVANC will pay an interim dividend of Bt5.79/share, XD on Aug 15 even though it reported 1H16 net profit of Bt17.70bn, a fall of 10%. It said it is still No.1 in revenue, profit and customers. (Kao Hoon, 05/08/16) Comment: I wouldn’t be surprised to a declining trend in the dividends paid   ATP30 […]

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ADVANC ADVANC made ITS first payment of Bt8.6bn with A Bt72.3bn bank guarantee for 900MHz. It expects to handle 2G clients before being shut down. It expects higher earnings from less expense of Bt4bn. (Khao Hoon, 29/06/16) Comment: There’s a lot of analysts expecting 2Q16 to be the peak for ADVANC earnings for the next […]

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ABC ABC plans to launch ABOVE Sukhumvit 39 condo, valued at Bt2.5bn. It expects to open for presales in 3Q16, with prices starting at Bt150,000/sqm. It expects sales to reach 60-70% this year. (Thun Hoon, 17/06/16) ACC ACC acquired a 5.5MW solar farm in Saraburi, valued at Bt290mn. It expects this to boost its 2Q16 […]

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