APICO Hitech Public Company Limited (SET:AH) President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Yeap Swee Chuan discusses the company’s strategy and outlook in The Executive Talk (TET) by ShareInvestor.com. TET: Please explain the history and business model of AH. In the beginning, we were doing the assembling and distributorship of Ford automobiles and eventually as a […]

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AH AH continues to search for domestic and international partners to expand its auto parts business. It plans to sell some portions of its current business to SGAH. It remains confident in this year’s revenue growth target of 5%. (Thun Hoon, 29/8/17) Comment: An interview with AH coming soon… BTS BTS plans to raise fares […]

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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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AH AH expects 2H17 performance to benefit from auto sales recovery. It expects 2017 revenue to grow 5% YoY. The company expects to finalize on its overseas partnership within this year. (Kao Hoon, 23 /6/17) Comment: How is 5% revenue growth a recovery? Domestic automotive sales are still far below the peak in 2012 and […]

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AH AH to invest Bt3.5bn in a JV with Sakthi, a major player in auto parts manufacturing. (Thun Hoon, 9/6/17) Comment: A rather strange JV and I’m not entirely convinced by it AIT AIT is to sign a new contract worth Bt594mn in the next 1-2 months. The company is also anticipating other biddings worth […]

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AH AH expects contribution from SGAH in 3Q17 on top of an additional US$10mn in interest income. The process is expected to finish 2Q17. The company aims to improve this year’s performance by reducing cost and efficiency. (Thun Hoon, 29/5/17) Comment: And that has helped propel its stock price by some 11% today. ASP ASP […]

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AH AH will invest Bt3.52bn to take 25% of Sakthi Global Auto Holdings Limited (SGAH). Funding will come from US$25mn in cash and US$75mn in loans from financial institutions. After the purchase, SGAH will undergo restructuring. (Kao Hoon 26/05/17) Comment: I hope that it won’t be a mess of an acquisition like the KPN purchase […]

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AH AH plans to expand abroad to boost revenue. It targets to complete one deal this year. It expects continued growth in 2Q17 performance after the 50% net profit growth in 1Q17. Behind this is numerous orders and profit sharing from associated company. (Thun Hoon, 18/05/17) Comment: zzzzz, if there is ever a change a […]

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AH AH expects 2017 revenue to grow 5% from last year thanks to auto sector recovery. It expects 1Q17 performance to be good brought by numerous orders. It plans to expand abroad, with some progress in 4Q17. (Thun Hoon, 24/03/17) Comment: I’m still not impressed by this company.. COMAN COMAN expects 2017 revenue growth of […]

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AH AH targets 2017 sales growth of 5% in line with the auto industry, which it believes has bottomed out. It expects car production to hit 3mn within five years. It plans to expand its business in one country, with a decision this year. It is studying setting up a plant in Malaysia. It plans […]

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