BCP BCP has budgeted Bt77bn to expand its business over the next four years. It targets EBITDA to reach Bt30bn and market share to reach 18% in 2023. It targets production capacity of 135k bbl/day in 2020. (Kao Hoon, 14/11/18) BEAUTY BEAUTY reported 3Q18 revenue of Bt1.08bn, +26%YoY. 3Q18 earnings were Bt329mn. 9M18 revenue was […]

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AOT AOT reports FY2018 passenger pass-through of 139.52mn, +8%YoY. Flight volume was 875k. Suvarnabhumi handled 62.81mn passengers above capacity and Don Muang Airport had 40.56mn more than its capacity. Management says Chinese passengers numbered 19.79mn, +21.8%YoY. (Kao Hoon, 31/10/18) Comment: What slow down in passenger numbers?  BTS BTS says subsidiary BSR will submit an application […]

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CKP  CKP has raised its revenue growth target to 15% from 10%, because the quantity of water has risen increased to support electricity production in Q3. Xayaburi power plant will run operational tests this month. (Kao Hoon, 3/10/18)    CPALL  Revenue Department allowing Counter Service to be the agent for tourist VAT refund for a […]

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AOT AOT board approved Don Muang phase 3 expansion with investment value of Bt37.5bn. The expansion is expected to complete in 2024 with passenger capacity of 40mn per year. The new terminal is expected to be completed in January 2019. (Kao Hoon, 26/7/18) Comment: Things are moving ahead at AOT despite a delay of 12-24 […]

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Momentum  This is still a thought in progress, thus excuse the usual typos/grammatical errors etc etc … but the idea of momentum (effectively I’m thinking of a derivative of Soros’ Theory of reflexivity) is an interesting phenomenon. There is something to be said about the nature of momentum for a company’s business and thus its […]

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BGRIM-GLOW The Energy Policy Committee is considering renewal of SPPs that expire in 2017-2025. The renewal would be for three years, which is fewer than hoped. BGRIM and GLOW will be benefit from this renewal plan. (Kao Hoon, 27/6/18) Comment: I don’t have many positive comments on the EPPO nor the Ministry of Energy at […]

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Fun times at SCB First the media notes that “The report said the central bank played a role in recommending Mr Boontuck to sit on the board and probe the bank’s heavy lending to three companies: Sahaviriya Steel Industries Plc, Pace Development Corporation… “ Source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1480809/boontuck-joins-scb-board SCB has retorted that “Recent media reports have suggested that […]

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CPF/CPALL Twice this past week, CPF let the market know that part of its exchangeable bonds issue in 2016 were exercised and converted into CPALL shares. Background: USD 300 mn exchange bonds issued in Sept 2016, bondholders can exchange 90,100 CPALL shares for every USD 200,000 of the bond principal (THB 77.34 per CPALL share […]

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ANAN ANAN corporates with Ascott in for serviced apartments. It targets four projects in four areas with a total value of Bt10bn. It targets rental revenue in 2021 of Bt1.5bn. (Kao Hoon, 29/3/18) Comment: Part of their long term plan, well telegraphed by management for a few years, but the overhang for now is still […]

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ANAN ANAN targets 2018 revenue of Bt38bn, implying growth of 152%. It currently has backlog of Bt53.7bn, of which Bt30.62bn will be booked as revenue this year. It plans to launch 16 projects and expects to generate presales of Bt35.067bn. It is cooperating with its partner to launch four serviced apartments in March 2018. (Khao […]

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