BSM BSM expects revenue of more than Bt1bn, up sharply from 2018 expected revenue of Bt640mn. It will enter into the property development business and plans to launch one project each quarter with value around Bt350-400mn per project. It will focus on Central Business District (CBD). (Thun Hoon, 17/1/19) CIMBT Kittiphun Anutarasoti temporarily suspended as […]

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ASIAN ASIAN management expects a 2Q18 earnings turnaround supported by strong order flows, a new production line and baht depreciation against the US dollar. The company has Bt1bn budgeted for M&A for business expansion and long-term growth. Its dog and cat food under the new “Maria” brand is expected to bring Bt100mn in revenue next […]

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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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AAV AAV is opening a short training course for aircraft maintenance personnel in its effort to emphasize its human resources. ( Thun Hoon, 4/7/17) AP AP boasts presales of Bt15bn YTD and expects Bt26bn for the year. The company is about to launch TWO new condominium projects worth Bt12.4bn in 2H17. Revenue is expected to […]

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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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  Banks are always the first to announce their financial performances and here are some quick thoughts: Just look @ BAY’s performance, followed by its corresponding stock price performance, it has just been amazing. The larger banks in general are still continuing to grow, NPL management has been proactive, especially at KBANK. The smaller institutions […]

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AOT New entity for duty-free – perhaps. The Minister of Transportation met with management of Korea’s Lotte, which wants to run a duty free business at Thailand’s airports and in towns. The Thai government is promoting fair competition in the duty-free business, but has to study conditions with King Power Duty Co., who has the […]

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ADVANC ADVANC building up 3G network. It will bring total stations to 20,000 in 2014 from the current 19,000. It plans to set up 3,000 small cells nationwide in 2014 from currently 300 to support data usage. (Kao Hoon, 01/09/14) AMATA Amata well positioned to tap into AEC potential – With the formation of the […]

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BMCL BMCL upbeat on profit after 2017 — Bangkok Metro Plc (BMCL), the country’s subway operator, expects its balance sheet to become profitable after 2017 as more new train services are added. Service on the Purple Line from Bang Sue in the capital to Bang Yai in Nonthaburi province is expected to start in December […]

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CGS CGS cuts market share target for brokerage to 3% from 3.5% after the resignation of its marketing team. It is ready to become a holding company in October, and is interested in energy and telecommunication businesses. (Kao Hoon, 07/08/14) Comment: As is always the case, whenever a new brokerage firm pops up, brokers move around and […]

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