A lot of deals have taken place in the past few months, we’ve had a change of major shareholders in NOBLE, GLOW being acquired by GSPC, and LH’s founder going for another 10% in his co. And now the latest one is SPALI w/ MK, although granted back in the day a related family member of […]

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Momentum  This is still a thought in progress, thus excuse the usual typos/grammatical errors etc etc … but the idea of momentum (effectively I’m thinking of a derivative of Soros’ Theory of reflexivity) is an interesting phenomenon. There is something to be said about the nature of momentum for a company’s business and thus its […]

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AOT Yesterday, AOT opened a new domestic terminal at Phuket Airport that will increase passenger capacity to 12.5 million/year. For its 7MFY18, the company reported passenger traffic growth of 10% YoY to 84 million. (Thun Hoon, 26/6/2018) Comment: Finally this is completed. More expansions coming for AOT ASAP ASAP expects revenue to grow 25% this […]

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BCP BCP expanded its upstream petroleum business with the acquisition of a Bt3.76bn field in Norway. (Kao Hoon, 22/6/18) BEM BEM has amended its agreement with CK to speed up the construction of the Blue Line, targeting operational startup on August 14, 2019, ahead of the original schedule of September 2019. (Kao Hoon, 22/6/18) GPI […]

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AEONTS AEONTS’s loan growth improved YoY, backed by its strong credit card business. It expects the revived economy to enhance the ability for debt repayment, controlling NPLs to 2.35%. (Thun Hoon, 21/6/18) Comment: So all the news last year about the BOT limiting the customer types that can receive credit cards has had no impact […]

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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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ADVANC ADVANC announced a dividend on 2H17 of Bt3.57/share, XD on 5 April, giving a total 2017 dividend of Bt7.08/share, a yield of approximately 4%. It reported 2017 earnings of Bt30.077bn, falling 1.9% from 2016. (Khao Hoon, 06/02/18) Comment: How did the eke out decent #’s? Cost cutting. How can they grow? Questionable…although apparently broadband […]

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AGE AGE projects revenue proportion from overseas will rise to 30% on an increase in orders from Vietnam and China brought by rising demand for coal. It targets 2018 revenue to grow by 20-25% and currently has backlog of 300,000 tons, all of which will be booked in 1H18. (Thun Hoon, 18/1/18) LH LH targets […]

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BCP BCP projects 2018 gross refining margin will be close to 2017’s at US$6-7/bbl and average production volume of 111,000 bbl/day. It believes demand will still be high and plans to list BBGI in the stock market in 4Q18. (Thun Hoon, 23/11/17) Comment: They don’t really talk much about the failed investment in the oil […]

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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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