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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AOT AOT expects 2018 earnings to be a record high Bt20bn. 10M18 passenger pass-through grew 12%YoY. It proposes adding four airports under its management: Udon Thani, Sakon Nakhorn, Chumphon and Tak. It is waiting for cabinet approval, expected in September. (Thun Hoon, 28/8/18) Comment: What Phuket issue? Ignore the news regarding all this tourism rubbish, […]

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BGRIM BGRIM at risk of losing two projects. BGRIM is facing a risk that development of two power plants (BGPR1 and BGPR2) with total capacity of 240 MW might not be able to continue, because these two projects need to relocate to other industrial estates after the V.R.M. Industrial estate (the original location for these […]

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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

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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 […]

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CHG CHG targets 2018 revenue to grow at 10-15%. It says 1Q18 earnings will be good, driven by more patients. It plans to open a new hospital in Prachinburi worth Bt500mn, increasing patient beds to 699 by end-2018. (Thun Hoon, 2/4/18) Comment: It appears that every hospital group is going to announced decent 1Q numbers […]

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BGRIM BGRIM to expand alternative energy business in ASEAN. A solar farm project in Vietnam with 100 MW will be clear within 2Q18. (Thun Hoon, 30/3/18) Comment: The entire renewable/alternative energy space has been rocked by the comments from the Energy Minister. FSMART FSMART said banks’ cancellation of fees on digital transactions will not affect […]

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BIZ BIZ targets 2018 revenue to grow by 10%. It recently signed a contract to sell a radiation therapy machine to Metropolitan Hospital Tha Chalom for Bt90mn, raising its backlog to Bt1.450bn. It is going to bid for new projects, worth Bt1bn. (Khao Hoon, 20/02/18) Comment: An interesting business ridiculously priced! CHEWA CHEWA targets 2018 […]

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AIT AIT targets 2018 revenue of Bt6bn, growing 20%, backed by its current backlog of Bt2.593bn, which will be booked as revenue. It reported 2017 earnings of Bt431.1mn and announced a dividend on 2H17 of Bt1.4/share, XD on 20 April 2018 . (Thun Hoon, 19/02/18) Comment: And is this the turning point for the industry? […]

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A A targets 2018 revenue of Bt6.4bn from the booking of current backlog of Bt4bn and targets presales to grow by 10-15%. It plans to launch 17 new projects worth Bt20bn and has budgeted Bt600mn to buy land. (Thun Hoon, 15/12/17) ETE ETE plans to increase 2018 revenue by 20-30% backed by growth in four […]

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