AIA AIA has increased its potential to be a leader in insurance market in Australia and New Zealand via an acquisition and 20-year partnership to sell insurance through banks. It expects this will add significant value to its business and create substantial growth in both revenue and earnings. (Thun Hoon, 2/10/17) ANAN ANAN reports that […]

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ANAN ANAN plans to launch three new projects worth Bt8.3bn. It targets presales of 60% of the value of the projects with a high demand outlook in BTS-attached condominiums. (Thun Hoon, 5/9/17) Comment: I do foresee a risk for all property names within the next 5 years, the average age of the population in Thailand […]

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AH AH continues to search for domestic and international partners to expand its auto parts business. It plans to sell some portions of its current business to SGAH. It remains confident in this year’s revenue growth target of 5%. (Thun Hoon, 29/8/17) Comment: An interview with AH coming soon… BTS BTS plans to raise fares […]

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CPN CPN revised up 2017 revenue growth target to 6% from 6-8% to reflect improved department store operations. It says it will sell a condominium project worth Bt2bn and open two new department stores. (Khao Hoon, 21/8/17) Comment: It does show that SSSG isn’t what it used to be for CPN EA EA says 3Q17 […]

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BEAUTY BEAUTY posted 2Q17 earnings of Bt273mn, +97%YoY. This gave 1H17 earnings growth of 76.50%, reaching Bt472.84mn. It will pay a dividend of Bt0.15 per share. XD is August 23. It plans to expand both at home and abroad. (Khao Hoon, 15/8/17) Comment: I’ve always been wrong with this company, despite my best efforts (short […]

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Buy(s) THB 206 mn BDMS – He’s back to buying! EA – The family is buying still, even @ these levels. Sell(s) THB 124 mn ITD – And he keeps selling out, margin calls? Or just the fact that the equity is worth nothing in a company with so much debt and construction issues?

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AU AU expects 2Q17 to do better than 1Q17 from stronger demand. The company plans to open seven new branches. (Thun Hoon, 27/6/17) Comment: Every potential dream looks fully priced in CK CK expects to win 20% more projects in 2H17 from new bids worth Bt400bn for five dualtrack train lines and three electric train […]

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BANPU BANPU stands to benefit from climbing coal price. Management expects revenue to grow 20% in 2017. Power business is also doing well both domestically and overseas. It is also looking to add another 1,000 MW to BLCP in order to support EEC. (Thun Hoon, 26/06/2017) Comment: What climbing coal price? CNT CNT received new […]

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AOT AOT is confident it will have revenue growth of 8%, driven by more flights and tourist arrivals. It targets tourist arrivals of 180mn within 10 years. (Khao Hoon, 19/6/17) Comment: And this will mainly be driven by China BTS BTS with STEC and RATCH will sign the contracts for the Pink and Yellow lines […]

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FTSE rebalancing: rebalancing will happen during the close of today. These are the changes… FTSE Large-Cap = No changes. FTSE Mid-Cap = Add: EA, BPP, TPIPP, KSL, VNT, WHAUP // No deletions FTSE Small-Cap = Add: ORI, CMR, SQ, LANNA, TNR, FN, GLANDRT, UTP, MACO, CTW, TKS // Delete: VNT (move to mid-cap), CRANE (move […]

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