BA BA reports 3Q17 loss of Bt157.28mn, on a fall in average revenue per passenger of 10.1% from intense competition in the industry. (Thun Hoon, 17/11/17) Comment: Every airline posted another quarter of poor earnings, but if oil goes the way I think (i.e. down), every player should be benefit BR BR plans to expand […]

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BA BA signals 3Q17 earnings will turn positive from 2Q17, as number of passengers and load factor have increased significantly. It is going to open a new route, Bangkok-Phu Quoc to expand its presence in CLMV and increase revenue in the long term. Flights are expected to start on October 29. (Thun Hoon, 4/10/17) Comment: […]

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If you want to know why the hotels are full, anything tourism related buzzing – just look at ERW, CENTEL, MINT, AOT, AAV. As a result of the continuing issues surrounding N. Korea, Chinese tourists are avoiding S. Korea and making their way to other parts in the region/world, and Thailand being the land of […]

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BANPU BANPU bought 25.7% of Sunseap Group Pte Ltd. (Sunseap), a leader in green energy full service provider in Singapore, for Bt1.86bn, as it plans to grow its overseas energy business and become a leader in the energy business. It expects to have additional electricity production capacity of 47 MW . (Thun Hoon, 20/9/17) Comment: […]

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AMA AMA believes 2H17 performance will grow, supported by high season. This is expected to push 2017 revenue to Bt1.5bn, 50% growth. (Khao Hoon, 28/8/17) Comment: That would be quite an achievement, 1H17 already shows revenues of THB 674 mn…but the company is already trading at a mkt cap of THB 7bn ANAN ANAN to […]

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BEAUTY BEAUTY believes 2017 revenue growth would be more than 20%. It plans to continue expanding business abroad and in Thailand. (Khao Hoon, 2/8/17) Comment: The growth would now be determined on their ability to expand overseas, domestically its seems to have reached “peak beauty” ha…ha…ha…. BIG BIG to go into the photo printing business. […]

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AAV AAV is opening a short training course for aircraft maintenance personnel in its effort to emphasize its human resources. ( Thun Hoon, 4/7/17) AP AP boasts presales of Bt15bn YTD and expects Bt26bn for the year. The company is about to launch TWO new condominium projects worth Bt12.4bn in 2H17. Revenue is expected to […]

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BTS BTS expects EBITDA margin for the Pink and Yellow Lines to increase to 64-69% in its final year and passenger numbers to grow 4.5-5.2% on average. (Thun Hoon, 21/6/17) CBG CBG is in talks with 3-4 retail operators in the UK to expand its business overseas. It expects to finalize the deal with 2-3 […]

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AH AH will invest Bt3.52bn to take 25% of Sakthi Global Auto Holdings Limited (SGAH). Funding will come from US$25mn in cash and US$75mn in loans from financial institutions. After the purchase, SGAH will undergo restructuring. (Kao Hoon 26/05/17) Comment: I hope that it won’t be a mess of an acquisition like the KPN purchase […]

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AKR AKR expects 2017 revenue growth of 50% to reach Bt2.5bn and expects 1Q17 earnings to be unchanged from 1Q16. It has backlog of Bt700mn, all of which it will book this year. It is waiting to bid for government projects valued at Bt2.5bn and expects to get 10-15%. It continues to sell solar panels […]

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