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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ADVANC ADVANC reports 3Q17 net profit of Bt7.469bn, growing by 14% in tandem with the increase in total revenue, while EBITDA increased by 15% to Bt17.589bn because of effective cost and expense management. It plans to invest Bt5bn to expand its high-speed internet network. (Thun Hoon, 3/11/17) Comment: The news that 1) the NBTC set […]

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AAV AAV said load factor has risen to 90-100% on seasonality, more routes and more flights. It expects 1Q17 performance to be good. It plans to open more international routes and increase the number of flights to India. (Thun Hoon, 12/04/17) AOT AOT expects robust earnings in 2QFY17 of Bt6bn aided by 8% passenger growth. […]

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ARROW ARROW expects 2016 revenue to grow 15% to Bt1.6bn on the back of Bt300mn backlog. It reported 2016 earnings of Bt266mn, up 8%. Its 2016 revenue was Bt1.35bn, up 12%. It will pay a dividend of Bt0.4/share. (Kao Hoon, 01/03/17) CBG CBG targets 2017 sales to grow 25% from existing products. It plans to […]

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AAV AAV’s load factor was a high 85% in 1H16. Fares are also rising and jet fuel prices falling. It plans to open new routes in 2H16. It wants to cooperate with AOT to develop Don Mueang Phase 3 which will increase capacity to 40mn/year from 30mn/year. (Thun Hoon, 23/08/16) Comment: I do wonder if […]

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AP AP expects 2Q16 earnings to continue to grow, supported by its transfers. It expects 2016 revenue will hit target at Bt23.7bn supported by backlog of Bt12.9bn and the launch of 13 new projects. (Thun Hoon, 05/07/16) BIG BIG has opened its “WONDER PHOTO SHOP”, its first outlet for printing photos from smartphones. This has […]

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AJD AJD’s board calls off par split. It hopes to maintain shareholders’ benefit according to good governance practice. Also, shareholders were objecting. The SET had requested AJD to clarify the two par splits in a year, only four months apart. (Thun Hoon, 06/03/15) Comment: More like they were getting slapped on the wrist for wanting […]

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ADVANC AIS tries new approach for roaming fees – Advanced Info Service (AIS) is introducing an unlimited mobile chat package to ease consumer fears over exorbitant international roaming fees when using their phone overseas. (Bangkok Post, 08/10/13) CMO New venture with Zaap — CMO announced a joint venture with Zaap, called CMO-Zaap, a new company […]

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AMATA AMATA in power JV — AMATA has revealed plans for a joint investment in a small power plant project worth more than Bt500mn with a capacity of 264MW after the board approved the joint venture plan of its two newly set up companies “Amata B. Grimm Power 4 and Amata B. Grimm Power 5”. […]

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