ASIAN ASIAN management expects a 2Q18 earnings turnaround supported by strong order flows, a new production line and baht depreciation against the US dollar. The company has Bt1bn budgeted for M&A for business expansion and long-term growth. Its dog and cat food under the new “Maria” brand is expected to bring Bt100mn in revenue next […]

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Banks SCB, KBANK and BBL will reverse provisions, which will raise profit, if IFRS 9 is postponed to 2022.  SCB has made provisions of Bt26bn, KBANK Bt34bn and BBL Bt20bn. KTB has set aside Bt40bn provisions and it will book a profit if AQ can liquidate its land and repay debt. (Kao Hoon, 9/5/18) Comment: So […]

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BJCHI BJCHI has won Bt150mn worth of steel processing project in Chile, which it expects to book the revenue in 1Q18. It is going to bid for new projects, worth Bt8bn. (Khao Hoon, 09/02/18) EKH EKH targets 2018 revenue to grow by 8-10% to Bt600mn, brought by the opening of IVF center. It expects this […]

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Fresh from the headlines of brokers this morning. FTSE SET large cap index (+) EA FTSE SET mid cap index (+) BGRIM, ORI, PRM, RATCH, RS, TOA FTSE SET Shariah index (+) AIT, AMARIN, BAFS, EKH, FN, GGC, HFT, SEAFCO, SRICHA, TOA, TPIPP, UVAN  Date to be applied : 15th Dec Effective: Monday, 18th Dec

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AH AH to invest Bt3.5bn in a JV with Sakthi, a major player in auto parts manufacturing. (Thun Hoon, 9/6/17) Comment: A rather strange JV and I’m not entirely convinced by it AIT AIT is to sign a new contract worth Bt594mn in the next 1-2 months. The company is also anticipating other biddings worth […]

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AOT AOT expects passenger pass-through via its 6 airports to reach 5.36mn during the 14-day Songkran festive season, an increase of 12.05% YoY, with 32,000 flights, up 7.22%YoY (Kao Hoon, 05/04/17) Comment: What slowdown in tourism?   BIZ BIZ wins a project for radiation therapy machine installation worth Bt84.9mn at Roi-et Hospital. The contract will […]

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ARROW ARROW expects 2016 revenue to grow 15% to Bt1.6bn on the back of Bt300mn backlog. It reported 2016 earnings of Bt266mn, up 8%. Its 2016 revenue was Bt1.35bn, up 12%. It will pay a dividend of Bt0.4/share. (Kao Hoon, 01/03/17) CBG CBG targets 2017 sales to grow 25% from existing products. It plans to […]

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AMA AMA expects to finish the deal to buy a second ship within 2Q17 and expects the ship to be in service in April. This will increase 2017 capacity to 72,000 tons from currently 46,000 tons. It targets 2017 revenue growth of 50%, backed by recovery in shipping. It plans to invest in the logistics […]

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Bill Gross Bill Gross is out with his latest paper and he continues on his negative viewpoint on the world today with these keypoints How policymakers plan to solve a long-term global debt crisis: 1. As in Japan, the Eurozone, the U.S., and the UK, central banks bought/buy increasing amounts of government debt (QE), then […]

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AH AH reported 9M16 net profit of Bt400mn, higher than the Bt313mn for the full year 2015 on the back of cost control. It is talking to a prospective partner to expand to India and China. It is studying investment in auto parts for EV cars. (Thun Hoon, 25/11/16) ASIMAR ASIMAR expects 4Q16 performance to […]

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