ADB ADB expects adhesive and sealant demand to grow in 2H18. It plans to expand both in domestic and foreign markets. It is controlling cost to keep gross margin stable. It reported 1H18 earnings of Bt16.43mn, +1,225%. (Thun Hoon, 17/9/18) Comment: Magical numbers… ADVANC ADVANC expects service revenue to grow 5-7% this year. It is […]

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AGE AGE expects high season in 4Q18. It has 500-666k tons of coal prepared to send to customers. It expects sales volume to reach 3mn tons after it sold 1.8mn tons in 1H18. (Thun Hoon, 13/9/18) Comment: Well..ok but I don’t see much happening here regardless, and the #’s aren’t showing much either. AMATA AMATA […]

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AUCT AUCT is working with a new partner to bring cars to auction. It expects car auction volume to grow by 20% this year from 60k cars last year. It says YTD auction volume is good and business is recovering. (Thun Hoon, 11/9/18) Comment: But their vision of being the auction house of every asset […]

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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 […]

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BDMS BDMS is working with Movenpick group to set up “Movenpick BDMS Wellness Resort”. The resort will open in 2019. (Kao Hoon, 6/9/18) Comment: Not the worst idea, combining both of the key positive trends for Thailand, tourism and healthcare BKD BKD is engaging in the real estate business in Myanmar after signing a three-year […]

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ADB ADB expects demand for plastic resin and adhesive sealant to increase in 2H18. it is developing innovative products to add a new “green product” line which is eco-friendly. It believes the new products will be preferred by customers and widen its gross margin. The company is also improving the formulation of products to shield […]

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ANAN ANAN expects transfers will increase in 2Q18 as Ashton Asoke project worth Bt6.7bn has started transfers. The company is going to launch three new projects worth Bt8.047bn and targets to achieve revenue of Bt38bn. (Kao Hoon, 18/5/18) Comment: But this hasn’t been official yet hence the volatility in the share price in the past […]

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Potential Changes to the SET50 and SET100 These names have not been confirmed yet but brokers are expecting that these will be the changes. SET50 Expected Additions: BGRIM, DELTA, ESSO, KTC, RATCH Expected Deletions: BCP, KCE, PSH, TPIPP, WHA SET100 Expected Additions: BLA, ERW, MBK, PRM, PTL, RS, THANI, VGI Expected Deletions: ANAN, BA, BIG, […]

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BM BM is preparing for government infrastructure auctions worth billions of baht. It plans to revise up revenue growth to over 20%, driven by many orders. It has backlog of Bt300-400mn. (Khao Hoon, 24/4/18) DNA DNA to cooperate with a big bitcoin mine in China to manage efficiency there with revenue sharing from “digging” coins […]

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BPP BPP is going to start commercial operation of 96.5 MW in 2018 and believes its operating capacity will reach 2,789MW in 2023. It plans to set a budget for merger and acquisition of power plants, focusing on renewable energy in Asia Pacific. It says capacity of Hongsa power plant is higher than expected. ( […]

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