CHG reaffirms 10% revenue growth target after securing more SSO’s patients. Comment: The hospitals that aren’t focused on foreign customers are now the safer players.  DELTA sees higher revenue from abroad after US & EU ease lockdown, maintained 5-10% revenue growth target, tailwind from weak THB boost earnings. Comment: That is impressive. INET will branch […]

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BAY’s card unit, Krungsri Consumer, mulls to cut card spending target after 1Q drops 12-13% yoy from shutdown. Comment: Two things….either 1) you will see an increase in loans/cash loans/credit cards because of people’s need for cash but this will be combined with weak payback or 2) No spending, further downside in consumer spending CHG […]

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BC acquire 2 plots of land to develop 2 hotel projects in Lamai beach Samui and Sukhumvit road adjacent to BTS Nana station, announced dividend Bt0.11 dps, XD Dec 27. Comment: This could be an interesting name over the next 2-3 years. You’ll need to sit down and go through the business model and accounting […]

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AOT NESDC, formerly known as NESDB, opposes to AOT’s plan to build Terminal 2, asking AOT to stick to 2003 Master Plan by building 3rd runway and extensions to East/West passenger terminals. Comment: Who knows who’s right here. BDMS/BA BDMS’s founder, Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth, paid Bt500m to settle stock manipulation cases. Comment: Short term thinking never […]

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SAMART set a revenue target of Bt20b for this year, 30-40% rise yoy. Comment: Seeing is believing CHG sees higher traffic from fine-dust particles related, sets 10-15% revenue growth target this year, mulls cancer medical center for social security patients. Comment: Shouldn’t every hospital benefit? LH’s firm on Bt33b presales target this year, to launch 6 new projects […]

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And so the government has decided to act on the hospitals this time around. What’s the event? On January 9, 2019 Minister of Commerce, Mr Sontirat Sontijirawong, is due to propose adding medical products, medical supplies, and medical services to the Department of Internal Trade’s (DIT) list of products subject to price controls. In fact, […]

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ANAN ANAN says the new BoT mortgage loan rules does not impact its business because its condos are priced below Bt10mn and it targets mid-income customers who are able to pay a high down payment. It also says all hybrid bonds are sold and met target proceeds of Bt2bn. (Thun Hoon, 8/10/18) Comment: The one […]

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CHG CHG targets 2018 revenue to grow at 10-15%. It says 1Q18 earnings will be good, driven by more patients. It plans to open a new hospital in Prachinburi worth Bt500mn, increasing patient beds to 699 by end-2018. (Thun Hoon, 2/4/18) Comment: It appears that every hospital group is going to announced decent 1Q numbers […]

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AJA AJA’s board approved the setting up of new subsidiary “Risen Energy”. This company will import and sell electrical vehicles, set up charging stations, produce batteries and establish an EV production factory under the brand “BYD” from China. It believes this will strengthen its business fundamental increase business growth and provide favorable return to shareholders. […]

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BCPG BCPG to invest in power plant business in Indonesia. The production power is 182 MW. It will record revenue in 3Q17. (Thun Hoon, 24/7/17) Comment: I do often worry about Thai companies buying commodity/power assets in Indonesia…but should this be a genuinely good purchase it does add to the theory that BCPG benefits as a state […]

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