BSM BSM’s earnings in 1Q18 improved significantly, up 115.6% YoY, supported by strong performance of its hospital segment. The company targets revenue for 2018 at a record high of Bt800mn. It will expand to the property development business. (Thun Hoon, 17/5/18) Comment: They’ve been quiet for some time. Wondering if this is going to be […]

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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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Sitting here I was wondering what really drove the market to be +11% or so in local currency terms and here you go, AOT and PTT represented 1/3 of the move this year whereas GL and TRUE have had the biggest negative impact thus far.   Data Source: Bloomberg

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ASIAN ASIAN targets 2018 revenue to grow at least 10-15% after changing its strategy to expand its premium pet food and aquatic feed markets, replacing the fall in frozen tuna, shrimp and squid sales volume. It has budgeted Bt200mn to build new storage, which will increase storage capacity by 15,000 pallets. (T hun Hoon, 22/11/17) […]

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BTS BTS reports 2QFY18 net profit of Bt741.5mn, growing 19%, with revenue of Bt2.98bn, rising 55%, as it received revenue from system installation for the North-South sky train and passenger numbers made a new high. (Khao Hoon, 15/11/17) CHO CHO reported 3Q17 revenue of Bt606.66mn, growing 133.21%, with a net profit of Bt14.69mn, rising by […]

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BIZ BIZ plans to sign contract for distribution of new cancer radiation treatment machine in October. It expects to increase projects in hand to Bt1.3bn and also plans to get 3-4 new projects, worth Bt400-500mn. It targets to sell at least four machines. It also says that many domestic and foreign funds have expressed interest […]

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ACAP ACAP to sign an MOU to lend more than Bt1.2bn to a company under GGC. It recently gave a Bt400mn five-year loan. ACAP targets Bt6bn in loans in 2017. It expects good growth in both 3Q17 and 4Q17. It plans to list a subsidiary. (Khao Hoon, 29/8/17) Comment: Since they’ve come under new ownership […]

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BEM BEM to pay dividend of Bt0.06/share, XD on September 5. (Thun Hoon, 25/8/17) EGCO EGCO says 2H17 performance will grow. It expects to maintain ROE at above 10%. It also plans to expand abroad into Laos, Indonesia and Vietnam. Domestically, it will begin to book revenue from Klong Luang power plant from 3Q17. (Khao […]

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DEMCO DEMCO plans to join auctions in 2H17. It currently has Bt4.045bn backlog and is going to book revenue from phase 1 of the sale of water in Laos. (Khao Hoon, 16/8/17) Comment: The 2 same questions remain for Demco, when will the foundations finally be finished and when will WEH finally IPO?   EPG […]

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AP AP plans two condo projects under the ‘Life” brand worth Bt15.4mn. It believes revenue can its target of Bt12.4mn. (Thai Post 12/7/17) CPALL CPALL is issuing perpetual subordinated bonds worth less than Bt10bn with 5% interest rate for the first 5 years. (Thai Post 12/7/17) Comment: Refinancing their debt with lower and lower interest […]

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