BANPU BANPU says it is not affected by Indonesia’s currency crisis. It has continued to invest in coal mines in Indonesia and it expects to increase coal reserves to a 15-year level, supporting demand from AsiaPacific. It expects 2018 revenue to grow 25%, backed by an uptrend in coal price. (Thun Hoon, 7/9/18) Comment: I […]

Read More →

BCPG BPCG expects to book extra gain of Bt3.185bn from the sale of two power plants to a mutual fund in Japan. It has budgeted Bt10bn and is working with a foreign partner to set up a 100MW power plant. The decision will be known in 2H18. It expects 2018 revenue growth of 15-20%. (Thun […]

Read More →

Do Day Dream PCL (SET:DDD) Chief Financial Officer, Khun Piyawat Ratchapolsitte discusses the company’s strategy and outlook TET: Please explain the history of DDD. DDD: The founder, Dr. Sarawut Pornpatanark had a desire to do something different from the family business and launched DDD in 2010. Initially we were focused on OEM manufacturing for smaller domestic brands […]

Read More →

BKD BKD is waiting for a result of Bt500mn bidding project. Management expects 2H18 operations to grow and plans to bid for new projects with total value of Bt3-4bn. The company maintains its revenue growth target at 20% backed by booking 50% of its backlog (Bt2bn) (Thun Hoon, 17/7/18) DDD DDD targets its revenue to […]

Read More →

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 […]

Read More →

Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 1.2 bn SUPER – Share buying between the major shareholders SAWAD – 1Q18 showed a doubling of NPL’s to 8%, but the owners don’t seem fussed by this buyback DDD – Rather expensive beauty product player, stock is now down 20% from the IPO but the founder is buying Sell(s) THB […]

Read More →

Hot off the presses! The following are changes in constituents will take place as of the close of May 31, 2018: MSCI GLOBAL STANDARD INDEX (+1) LH (-2) KCE, SCC-F   MSCI GLOBAL SMALL CAP INDEX (+6) DDD, KCE, MONO, PRM, THG, TPIPL (-9) BIG, EASTW, FSMART, GL, KTC, LHFG, MALEE, SAMART, TSE

Read More →

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 […]

Read More →

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 […]

Read More →

AOT AOT expects its six airports to have 17,550 flights during Songkran, +11.9%YoY, with total passengers of 3.01mn, +14.4%YoY. It plans to draw up a TOR for an auction for the commercial area in Suvarnabhumi airport. It plans to select a winner this year. (Thun Hoon, 9/4/18) Comment: Still one of the best performing industries […]

Read More →