BANPU BANPU says it is not affected by Indonesia’s currency crisis. It has continued to invest in coal mines in Indonesia and it expects to increase coal reserves to a 15-year level, supporting demand from AsiaPacific. It expects 2018 revenue to grow 25%, backed by an uptrend in coal price. (Thun Hoon, 7/9/18) Comment: I […]

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BANPU BANPU expects 2018 revenue of US$3.5bn, +25%YoY. It expects 2H18 coal price at US$100/ton. It maintains its target sales volume at 45mn tons. (Kao Hoon, 17/8/18) BGRIM BGRIM signed a contract to purchase 80mn shares or 80% of Fujian TTP Joystock, the owner of a 257MW solar power plant in Vietnam. The purchase is […]

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ATP30 ATP30 reported earnings growth of 169.75%YoY in 1H18 as a result of revenue recognition from new customers and THE tourism business and lower depreciation. The company plans to add 20 buses and is dealing with three new customers. It expects bus demand to rise in tandem with growing Thai tourism. (Thun Hoon, 14/8/18) Comment: […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 247 mn BANPU – I’m not quite sure what the value of BANPU is today, it constantly appears as one of top heavily traded stocks in Thailand despite the price barely moving SAWAD – Down some 50% from its peak, the owners are still accumulating SYNTEC – I’ve not seen a […]

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BA BA expects 2Q18 revenue to be good, with advanced bookings up 11 .%The company plans to raise its revenue growth target for 2018 to 7-10 %and continue to expand codeshare with other airlines .It expects cabin factor to reach 70 %this year and will expand its fleet to accommodate more flights to Chiang Mai. […]

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ANAN ANAN expects transfers will increase in 2Q18 as Ashton Asoke project worth Bt6.7bn has started transfers. The company is going to launch three new projects worth Bt8.047bn and targets to achieve revenue of Bt38bn. (Kao Hoon, 18/5/18) Comment: But this hasn’t been official yet hence the volatility in the share price in the past […]

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ADVANC ADVANC expects the strong earnings momentum to carry into 2Q18 driven by the ongoing popularity of the Internet on both mobile and fixed broadband. The firm also plans to delist CSL within July. For the whole year, the firm sticks with its revenue growth guidance of 7-8%. The investment in 4G network will be […]

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BANPU – BPP Court closes book on Banpu dispute. Miner will pay B2.7bn to jilted plant partner. The Supreme Court brought a decade long dispute to a close yesterday, ordering Banpu Plc to pay 2.7 billion baht to Siva Nganthavee over activities that negatively affected Thai-Lao Lignite Co’s (TLL’s) involvement in the Lignite Hongsa coalfired […]

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AU AU reported 2017 earnings of Bt129mn, growing by 30.47% with net margin improving from 16.23% to 17.53% thanks to higher sales and effective cost management. It announced a dividend of Bt0.15/share, XD on May 7. (Khao Hoon, 02/03/18) Comment: Earnings of THB 129mn, a market cap of THB 10.6bn, ok, so perhaps they can […]

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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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