With the news in the past 2 weeks that the major Thai banks are going to be removing transaction fees (finally!) for all digital (i..e internet and mobile) transactions their stock prices have taken a plunge with TMB being the worst hit, despite it not being one of these banks announcing the waiver in fees. […]

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BBL BBL says 2018 loans will grow similar to 2017 at 4-5% in tandem with ongoing fluctuations in the world economy. It also says that the BoT deposit policy act will not affect its business. (Thun Hoon, 2/11/17) Comment: Banks seem to be signaling that the NPL issue is over. BPP BPP contracted to invest […]

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BBL BBL partners with AIA for business collaboration agreement for 15 years, allowing BBL to be able to offer AIA’s life insurance products through its network and other service points all over the country. (Thun Hoon, 16/10/17) Comment: This is a big middle finger towards BLA. So either you think that BBL is doing this […]

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ALT ALT is ready to get into telecommunication infrastructure, supported by backlog of Bt390mn, around 60% of which will be recorded as a revenue in 2H17, driving company growth. (Khao Hoon, 28/9/17) Comment: There is something interesting here, they started out as one of the partners for AIS and are trying to build a network […]

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BBL BBL redeems Bt20bn subordinated debenture. This reduces its interest expense by Bt4bn. (Khao Hoon, 7/9/17) GLOBAL GLOBAL expects 2H17 earnings to be strong, driven by more customers. It expects 2017 revenue growth of 8%YoY, driven by higher demand. It plans to expand stores in Cambodia. (Thun Hoon, 7/9/17) IVL IVL expects 3Q17 earnings to […]

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AMA AMA believes 2H17 performance will grow, supported by high season. This is expected to push 2017 revenue to Bt1.5bn, 50% growth. (Khao Hoon, 28/8/17) Comment: That would be quite an achievement, 1H17 already shows revenues of THB 674 mn…but the company is already trading at a mkt cap of THB 7bn ANAN ANAN to […]

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BBL BBL to support credit loan of Bt1.44bn for 20.1MW hydropower plant in Laos in the JV between B Grimm and S.V. Group. (Thun Hoon 25/05/17) Comment: Rumours have it that B Grimm will eventually IPO on the SET. It’ll be interesting to see which businesses they decide to bundle into the IPO should it […]

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AIT AIT targets 2017 revenue of Bt5bn. Its backlog is Bt3.4bn and it expects to recognize Bt3bn this year. It plans to take part in upcoming bids. (Kao Hoon, 17/03/17) Comment: Since it raised capital 3-4 years ago the company hasn’t had the ability to perform yet.    AMA AMA expects 2017 revenue growth of […]

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AKR AKR expects 2017 performance to be good. It expects revenue to grow 50% on the back of public projects, alternative energy projects, BoI, and private investment, all of which are expected to increase demand for transformers. It plans to take part in Bt4bn projects for PEA and MEA. (Thun Hoon, 18/01/17) AP AP plans […]

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BAY BAY reported 9M16 profit of Bt16.2bn, up 20% YoY after it acquired HKL and expanded to ASEAN as planned It plans to raise its 2016 loan growth target to 8-9% from 5-6%. (Thun Hoon, 25/10/16) Comment: With the japanese as the major shareholder we are thinking they may go on a massive asset expansion […]

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