Banks SCB, KBANK and BBL will reverse provisions, which will raise profit, if IFRS 9 is postponed to 2022.  SCB has made provisions of Bt26bn, KBANK Bt34bn and BBL Bt20bn. KTB has set aside Bt40bn provisions and it will book a profit if AQ can liquidate its land and repay debt. (Kao Hoon, 9/5/18) Comment: So […]

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ANAN ANAN corporates with Ascott in for serviced apartments. It targets four projects in four areas with a total value of Bt10bn. It targets rental revenue in 2021 of Bt1.5bn. (Kao Hoon, 29/3/18) Comment: Part of their long term plan, well telegraphed by management for a few years, but the overhang for now is still […]

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BCPG BCPG is cooperating with IEAT to develop a “smart grid” in Smart Park industrial estate in Rayong to support foreign investors coming to Thailand. It projects this will be able to generate electricity of 60-100 MW and the investment cost will be Bt40mn/MW. (Thun Hoon, 22/03/18) Comment: Well then another group making a move […]

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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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BCPG-BTS BCPG and BTS are partnering with four parties to establish an industrial estate, Smart Park, in Map Ta Phut. BCPG will develop the utilities and green energy in the industrial estate, while BTS will develop the internal logistics system. (Khao Hoon, 08/02/18) Comment: More and more competition in the area, whilst AMATA and WHA […]

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BAY BAY targets 2018 loan growth at 6-8% and it believes performance will be better than last year’s in tandem with economic recovery. It will maintain NPLs under 2.5% and coverage ratio to be at least 140%. It has budgeted Bt20bn for a three-year investment in technology (2018-2020) in order to expand to digital. (Thun […]

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BCPG BCPG will generate 53MW electricity in 2018 from power plants in both Thailand and Japan. It estimates 2018 investment budget of Bt4bn to develop projects and plans to focus on green energy investment project in Asia and Australia. It projects earnings to grow by 15% annually in 2018-2022. It also plans to conduct a […]

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AP AP’s presales made a new high of Bt41.6bn, growing by 85% and exceeding the target of Bt26bn. It has launched 25 projects worth Bt49.04bn this year. (Khao Hoon, 19/12/17) Comment: Part of me is thinking what’s the total presale value in the market today and from some estimates I see that some THB 406 […]

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AH AH believes 2017 earnings will make a new high, as auto production has increased to 2mn. It expects revenue and earnings will continue to grow in tandem with increasing orders from economic recovery. (Khao Hoon, 6/12/17) Comment: Every automotive manufacturer has recovered, one fear we have is that there will be limited additional investments […]

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AOT AOT reports FY2017 net profit of Bt20.683bn, growing by 7%, as more low-cost airline passengers led total number of passengers to increase to 129.2mn, growing by 7.73%. However, it incurred a retroactive rental expense of \Bt1.378bn, which affected its margin by 0.2%. (Khao Hoon, 30/11/17) Comment: In the end its monopoly, thats growing, the […]

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