And so he’s called off the tender offer and LH’s board has called off the EGM. Reminder: Initially he planned to make a voluntary tender for 10% of LH’s paid-up shares. This was notified to the board on 21 June 2018. The value was a maximum of THB 1.195 bn at THB 11.80/share This was […]

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DCC, ZIGA ZIGA partners with DCC to sell its product in DCC stores, supporting ZIGA’s revenue growth target of no less than 15% this year. DCC expects 2018 revenue growth of 10% after its sales recover and a bump up of 5-5% in product prices. (Kao Hoon, 6/8/18) Comment: DCC…one could say its cheap, one […]

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AOT AOT board approved Don Muang phase 3 expansion with investment value of Bt37.5bn. The expansion is expected to complete in 2024 with passenger capacity of 40mn per year. The new terminal is expected to be completed in January 2019. (Kao Hoon, 26/7/18) Comment: Things are moving ahead at AOT despite a delay of 12-24 […]

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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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