BANPU BANPU has an investment opportunity in the natural gas business and is expanding its solar rooftop, with a goal of increasing production to 300 MW in 2020. It also plans to list subsidiary BANPU Infinergy. It expects 2017 revenue of at least Bt85bn and reports coal price has increased to US$70 per ton. (Thun […]

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The key changes as of 30 Nov ’17 are as follows: MSCI GLOBAL STANDARD INDEXES THAILAND + none / – 1 (-) BEC MSCI GLOBAL SMALL CAP INDEXES THAILAND +5 / -6 (+) BEC, GGC, ORI, VNT & WHA (-) AIRA, GPSC, NYT, SCN, STPI, THRE

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AAV AAV opens two new routes, Bangkok-Chengdu and Phuket-Kunming, to expand its presence in China. It also has increased the frequency of flights from Bangkok to cities that have high potential in tourism in both domestics and overseas. (Thun Hoon, 7/11/17) Comment: I do wonder if there will be a natural spillover to the other […]

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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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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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ANAN ANAN posted 2Q17 earnings of Bt279.46mn, +33.22%YoY with a 29.9% growth in revenue to Bt3.75bn. Its board approves a dividend of Bt0.06/share, XD on August 18. (Khao Hoon, 8/8/17) Comment: 1/3 above consensus and yet the price doesn’t move.   BIG BIG says 2H17 earnings will be better than expected, driven by store expansion. It believes […]

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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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ADVANC AIS is joining TCDC to build a new creative space in the heart of Bangkok named ‘AIS D.C.’ to be open to the public from July 13 at Emporium Mall 5th floor. (Kao Hoon, 5/7/17) BRR BRR is considering raising its revenue growth target of 30% for this year. 2Q17 is looking promising from […]

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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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ABC ABC is talking to a prospective partner in China to provide WeChat Pay service in Thailand. It continues to improve its back office with the goal of improving its data management. It plans to develop an e-wallet application to meet the needs of the new generation. (Thun Hoon, 24/05/17) Comment: Not sure I would […]

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