BA BA reports 3Q17 loss of Bt157.28mn, on a fall in average revenue per passenger of 10.1% from intense competition in the industry. (Thun Hoon, 17/11/17) Comment: Every airline posted another quarter of poor earnings, but if oil goes the way I think (i.e. down), every player should be benefit BR BR plans to expand […]

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ADVANC ADVANC reports 3Q17 net profit of Bt7.469bn, growing by 14% in tandem with the increase in total revenue, while EBITDA increased by 15% to Bt17.589bn because of effective cost and expense management. It plans to invest Bt5bn to expand its high-speed internet network. (Thun Hoon, 3/11/17) Comment: The news that 1) the NBTC set […]

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If you want to know why the hotels are full, anything tourism related buzzing – just look at ERW, CENTEL, MINT, AOT, AAV. As a result of the continuing issues surrounding N. Korea, Chinese tourists are avoiding S. Korea and making their way to other parts in the region/world, and Thailand being the land of […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 200 mn MINT – That’s a fairly substantial purchase for these warrants by the founder SKR – This director must see value in this hospital group Sell(s) THB 79 mn CCN – Well the company has changed the ticker to “SKY” (I’ll update this later) and the stock price went through […]

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LPH LPH believes 2017 revenue growth will reach target of 10-15%, as it enters high season in 2H17. It is booking more revenue from social security and it also expects to have more people getting health insurance since they can now deduct health insurance premiums. It plans to increase clients from expatriates and to open […]

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CPN CPN revised up 2017 revenue growth target to 6% from 6-8% to reflect improved department store operations. It says it will sell a condominium project worth Bt2bn and open two new department stores. (Khao Hoon, 21/8/17) Comment: It does show that SSSG isn’t what it used to be for CPN EA EA says 3Q17 […]

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COL COL expects a strong performance in 2H17 after it sold its online business to Central Group, which will boost its earnings 66%YoY. 2Q17 earnings increased by 23%YoY on rising orders. The growth will come from the e-book business as well. (Thun Hoon, 10/8/17) Comment: Does this just go to show that the online business […]

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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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