BAY sets 5% home loan grwth t/g frm dmnd frm foreigners, boosting outstand loan grwth to 7%, capping NPLs at 2.4-2.6%. COL sets 10% rev grwth t/g frm 5-6% sales grwth at existing B2S stores, sets Bt500-600m capex for 20 new stores, mulls listing of MEB in 2 yrs. Comment: It’s a bit ridiculous that […]

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AKR AKR is confident that performance in 2Q18 will turn around with continual negotiation on power supply projects with both the government and private sectors .Backlog value is Bt300mn .The company aims to join the solar rooftop project with Bt500-600mn value and expects to know the outcome by 2H18. (Thun Hoon, 4/6/18) Comment: Ridiculously low […]

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BCH BCH targets 2018 revenue to grow by 12-15% from last year backed by full-year revenue of higher social security reimbursement and outstanding growth from WMC. It says Kasemrad Ramkhamhaeng hospital is going to open for service in 4Q18 and has budgeted Bt1.19bn for hospital expansion in 2018. (Thun Hoon, 16/03/18) Comment: There’s a lot […]

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BAFS BAFS has budgeted Bt500mn to add more fuel trucks in order to expand refueling points in the airport. It targets 2018 revenue to grow by 3% from 2017 projected revenue of Bt4.4bn, as demand has risen. It believes 4Q17 results will be outstanding as it enters high season. (Thun Hoon, 27/11/17) Comment: With the […]

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BA BA signals 3Q17 earnings will turn positive from 2Q17, as number of passengers and load factor have increased significantly. It is going to open a new route, Bangkok-Phu Quoc to expand its presence in CLMV and increase revenue in the long term. Flights are expected to start on October 29. (Thun Hoon, 4/10/17) Comment: […]

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COL COL expects a strong performance in 2H17 after it sold its online business to Central Group, which will boost its earnings 66%YoY. 2Q17 earnings increased by 23%YoY on rising orders. The growth will come from the e-book business as well. (Thun Hoon, 10/8/17) Comment: Does this just go to show that the online business […]

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AS AS expects 2016 revenue to remain at 2015 level. It expects profit in 2017 after restructuring its business and plans to write off retained loss of Bt1.03bn. (Kao Hoon, 18/11/16) Comment: Well I’m not entirely convinced their “new business model” is going to be successful. BGT BGT plans to open a branch in Vietnam […]

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Effective at the close of 30 November 2016 these are the changes for Thailand MSCI GLOBAL STANDARD INDEXES: ¬†(+2) BJC, KCE // delete – none MSCI GLOBAL SMALL CAP INDEXES: (+4) COM7, MALEE, TKN, TFG // (-8) ASP, BJCHI, CBG, COL, CGD DNA, KCE, ROJNA  

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Notable transactions Buy(s) THB 606 mn BDMS – Massive buying again! COL – Now this interesting, I’ve always wondered when or how this company will be able to be successful. Would Central Group shove its Lazada purchase into COL? PLANB – Their 1Q #’s were awful hence the ~20% drop in share price, but the […]

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Which country’s government set up is this? 440 members, 330 elected 110 appointed by the Military. If you thought of Thailand I wouldn’t blame you, that is Myanmar’s current structure, raises quite a few questions doesn’t it? Thailand infrastructure projects¬† These ones are postponed – Mr Peerapol said the three projects are the Pink Line […]

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