BCP BCP to divest its indirect investment in Galoc oil field in the Philippines for Bt660mn and continue to expand its E&P investment in Norway with the expectation of concluding the deal by 4Q18. (Kao Hoon, 16/7/18) BGRIM BGRIM expects to start commercial operation of an additional 180 MW in 2H18. The company is working […]

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ABM ABM closed at Bt2.52, 40 %above IPO price on the first day of trade .The company will spend Bt135mn to expand its palm kernel warehouse, build wood pallets )for biomass power plant (and expand the sawmill . Management said lots of orders will underwrite 2Q18 sales growth of 30 %to 22,000 tons/month and it […]

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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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CPN CPN to invest Bt5bn to launch Central Village, expected to open in 3Q19. It will book revenue from new department stores. In 2H18, it will open two new stores. (Khao Hoon, 25/4/18) Comment: Management has publicly come out to say that this is to target tourists in Thailand, although they put the % at […]

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BIZ BIZ to join auctions of government and private organizations, aiming to get projects worth Bt200-300 in portfolio. The current backlog is Bt1.46bn. It aims to hit sales growth of 10% this year. Recently, shareholders approved paying dividend of Bt0.08/share. ( Thun Hoon, 23/4/18) CK CK is planning to join three auctions valued at Bt4.3bn. […]

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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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ALT ALT signed an MOU with edotco, a Malaysian company, to provide telecommunication infrastructure construction services in Thailand and Southeast Asia. It expects this will raise the proportion of revenue from renting network infrastructure business to 50% within 2020. (Thun Hoon, 14/12/17) Comment: At first glance this doesn’t get one excited but when you realise […]

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AOT AOT signals 4Q17 earnings of Bt4.69bn, driven by more passengers, especially from China. It will also gain more revenue as King Power operates commercial area in Don Muang Airport’s Terminal 1. AOT expects Suvarnabhumi Airport expansion to bring more profit. (Thun Hoon, 11/9/17) Comment: As long as there are still problems in Korea, don’t […]

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CPF CPF expects 2017 sales of Bt56.74bn or 13% growth, after 1H17 earnings grew 11%YoY. It recently launched new ads to attract the new generation. (Khao Hoon, 6/9/17) KSL KSL to join SPP Hybrid Firm bidding. The project capacity is 20MW. It expects to book extra revenue in 4Q17 from its joint venture with BCP. […]

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ANAN 2Q17 earnings grew 33%, reaching Bt279mn. ANAN will pay an interim dividend of Bt0.06/share. Market consensus expects 2H17 earnings to continue to expand. (Thun Hoon, 09/08/17) CPF CPF’s 868.3mn newly-issued shares will begin trading today. These shares were issued as a rights offering (5 old :1 new) to existing shareholders for Bt25/share, giving CPF […]

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