AAV AAV’s 3Q17 earnings dropped by 34% to Bt260.9mn on an increase in energy cost and a reduction in average fare by 7% in order to compete. It declared a dividend of Bt0.15/share. (Khao Hoon, 13/11/17) Comment: Looks like a lot of the airlines in Thailand will have weak 3Q17 #’s because of the sudden […]

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AQ SET is allowing AQ to return to trade in the market after AQ filed its 2Q17 financial statements, which shows a loss of Bt54mn because of lower sales. It is going to issue AQ-W4 in the amount of 56,337.34mn units to existing shareholders, in proportion of 1 warrant for 2 existing shares. (Khao Hoon, […]

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CK CK gets a project worth Bt275mn. CK got the Srirat outer ring expressway project worth Bt275mn. This puts its backlog at Bt97.7bn. (Khao Hoon, 3/8/17) MACO MACO plans M&A deals both abroad and in Thailand. This is expected to be more clear in 4Q17. It plans to invest Bt150mn to change 30 LED boards. […]

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FTSE rebalancing: rebalancing will happen during the close of today. These are the changes… FTSE Large-Cap = No changes. FTSE Mid-Cap = Add: EA, BPP, TPIPP, KSL, VNT, WHAUP // No deletions FTSE Small-Cap = Add: ORI, CMR, SQ, LANNA, TNR, FN, GLANDRT, UTP, MACO, CTW, TKS // Delete: VNT (move to mid-cap), CRANE (move […]

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AGE AGE will submit its investment plan to the board for approval in August. It plans to invest over Bt100mn. Management is finalizing plans for 3Q17 and expects 2H17 to be strong as orders from China and Vietnam will support 3mn sales volume (25-30% growth). (Thun Hoon, 13/6/17) AMATA AMATA is in talks with Chinese […]

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AMATA AMATA visited Stockholm, Sweden to study its ‘Hammarby Sjostad’, or ‘Smart City’ project, and SAAB Group which manufactures fighter jets for Sweden, in the hopes of developing a Smart Aerospace City in Thailand. (Thun Hoon, 7/6/2017) CSS CSS expects to benefit from NBTC and MEA project to ground all power/cable lines along five main […]

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AH AH will invest Bt3.52bn to take 25% of Sakthi Global Auto Holdings Limited (SGAH). Funding will come from US$25mn in cash and US$75mn in loans from financial institutions. After the purchase, SGAH will undergo restructuring. (Kao Hoon 26/05/17) Comment: I hope that it won’t be a mess of an acquisition like the KPN purchase […]

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ATP30 ATP30 targets 2017 revenue growth of 15% to Bt350mn. It has backlog on hand of Bt600mn and plans to book revenue of Bt300mn this year. It has budgeted Bt120mn to buy buses and vans to increase its service potential. (Kao Hoon, 28/02/17) BANPU BANPU expects 2017 earnings to be better than 2016, both revenue […]

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DRT DRT has set aside Bt100mn to upgrade its machinery, which it expects will reduce cost and expand margin to 25%. It expects 2017 revenue growth of 5%, supported by customer expansion and home renovations in the south. (Thun Hoon, 14/02/17) Comment: Walking/driving around the provinces over the weekend did give me an idea that […]

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BJCHI BJCHI expects a fall in revenue in 2016 as well as profit due to global economic factors and high competition. It has backlog of Bt2.2bn, of which it will book Bt600-800mn this year. It continues to bid for a new jobs worth Bt8.5bn to support 2017 earnings. (Kao Hoon, 22/11/16) Comment: Thus the management’s […]

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