AOT AOT is confident that 2017 earnings (Oct 16 – Sep 17) will surge. 2H17 is expected to be impressive, driven by the low base from the zero-dollar tour crackdown. The conflict with the Treasury Department will not affect future growth, said the management team. (Thun Hoon, 28/6/17) Comment: The stock is up some 20% […]

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BTS BTS expects EBITDA margin for the Pink and Yellow Lines to increase to 64-69% in its final year and passenger numbers to grow 4.5-5.2% on average. (Thun Hoon, 21/6/17) CBG CBG is in talks with 3-4 retail operators in the UK to expand its business overseas. It expects to finalize the deal with 2-3 […]

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AGE AGE plans to expand to Vietnam where demand is high. It expects 2H17 sales to jump on the completion of the setup of a JV. It targets 2017 sales to grow 25-30% from last year’s 2.36mn tons. It expects 1H17 domestic sales to be good, with orders from major clients up 50%. (Thun Hoon, […]

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CNT CNT has achieved its target signed projects in 1Q17 of Bt3.6bn. It expects to get Bt12bn in projects this year to bring backlog to a record high of Bt10bn. It expects 80% of backlog to be recognized this year. It is talking to a party to partner it in upcoming bids. (Thun Hoon, 07/04/17) […]

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AJD AJD reported 2016 net profit of Bt355mn backed by AJ Top Up machines. It expects to continue to grow in 2017 with a target of 40,000 Top Up machines. It expects to ask board approval to change the company’s name to AJ Advance Technology (AJA). (Kao Hoon, 02/03/17) Comment: Am I going to have […]

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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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Byron Wien is out with his latest monthly paper and he dissects Trump’s policies and potential impacts on the market, here’s some snippets and a link to the rest of the article Three sectors that should benefit most are energy, health care and finance. We are likely to see more drilling activity on federal lands […]

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BEM BEM will negotiate with the BMTA for the Blue Line extension job in September. It accepts that passengers on the Purple Line are not meeting its target and pulling down revenue by Bt0.8mn per month. The BMTA has approved a reduction in average passenger fare of 30% to Bt14-29 and expects this to boost […]

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A A expects 2016 net profit to mark a record high despite the slowdown in 2Q16 sales. It plans to launch 3-4 new projects, valued at Bt2bn. It expects 2016 sales to reach Bt6bn. It targets revenue to hit Bt10bn within three years. (Thun Hoon, 29/07/16) Comment: It is rather incredible how this property developer […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 124mn Whilst there were no major purchases above THB 20 mn in value, it was good to see a wide range of insiders buying their shares back in the markets Sell(s) THB 1.1 bn MINT – A block sale by the owner to his private co TKN – They’ve been doing […]

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