AOT AOT is considering to postponing the bidding for duty free originally planned for September as the construction of Suvarnabhumi phase 2 has been delayed since it must wait for an Administrative Court ruling, the Permanent Secretary of the Treasury said. (Thun Hoon, 10/9/18) Comment: Oh that’s just ridiculous! The Duty free business is worth […]

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ASEFA ASEFA expected 2H18 results to be good supported by high season. It targets 2018 revenue growth of 10-15%. It is working with a partner to set up a subsidiary “Smart Grid International” to increase revenue. It continues to reduce energy cost. (Thun Hoon, 8/8/18) COM7 The Taiwan manufacturer of iPhone chips A11&A12 was hit […]

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BA BA is partnering with three groups to submit a bid to operate the duty-free zone in Suvarnabhumi Airport, competing with King Power. The result of the auction is expected to be announced within the next three months. Management guided that 2Q18 earnings will improve YoY on higher traffic growth. It expects 2018 revenue growth […]

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COM7 COM7 expects 2Q18 profit growth of 44% to Bt182mn backed by growing revenue from all products, especially iPhone. It plans to open an online market in July and expand its franchise to lift 2H18 revenue. (Kao Hoon, 4/7/18) GUNKUL GUNKUL was awarded CPF’s Bt1.4bn solar rooftop and power distribution project. This will be the […]

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ALT ALT is cooperating with Itron France SAS and has signed a contract for the development of a power network in Pattaya from PEA worth Bt715mn. (Kao Hoon, 14/6/18) APCS APCS expects to sign new projects worth Bt1bn, raising its backlog to Bt3.5bn. It plans to focus more on the construction of power plants and […]

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AAV AAV targets a load factor of 87% this year, backed by growing Thai tourism. Average fare increased 6% in 1Q18 and the company plans to raise fares to cover rising jet fuel prices. It is expanding its network to India and ASEAN. (Thun Hoon, 5/6/18) BCPG BCPG will recognize around Bt3.0bn gain on sale […]

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ANAN ANAN had transfers of Bt3.84bn (+72%) and sales of Bt6.685bn (+51%). It maintains its 2018 transfer target of Bt38bn (+152%). It has Bt53.6bn of backlog. (Thun Hoon, 11/5/18) Comment: But the hangover of Ashton Asoke is going to cap upside regardless of how well the company is performing CHEWA CHEWA had net profit of […]

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COM7, KBANK KBANK has partnered with SET-listed COM7, a distributor of peripheral computer devices, to set up mini-branches in Banana IT shops to take advantage of a 50% lower operating cost compared to a normal branch. KBANK plans to open 20 new mini-branches over the next three years and it is in talks with another […]

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BA BA to service air charters between Koh Samui and major Chinese cities, which it expects will drive load factor to 70%. It plans an aviation kitchen in Chiang Mai as well as a maintenance office. It targets greater than 5% revenue growth in 2018 and is not concerned about higher oil prices since it […]

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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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