Fun times at SCB First the media notes that “The report said the central bank played a role in recommending Mr Boontuck to sit on the board and probe the bank’s heavy lending to three companies: Sahaviriya Steel Industries Plc, Pace Development Corporation… “ Source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1480809/boontuck-joins-scb-board SCB has retorted that “Recent media reports have suggested that […]

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CPN CPN to invest Bt5bn to launch Central Village, expected to open in 3Q19. It will book revenue from new department stores. In 2H18, it will open two new stores. (Khao Hoon, 25/4/18) Comment: Management has publicly come out to say that this is to target tourists in Thailand, although they put the % at […]

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BEAUTY BEAUTY said it is getting a lot of orders, adding to 2H18 revenue. It targets revenue growth of 20%YoY. It plans to invest Bt120mn to open new stores and upgrade its business. (Thun Hoon, 11/4/18) GUNKUL GUNKUL is setting aside Bt1bn to buy back up to 300mn of its shares or less than 4.04%, […]

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BGRIM TRIS revises BGRIM rating to A with stable outlook with current total production capacity of 1779 MW and to reach 2518 MW in 2022. (Khao Hoon, 11/4/18) BTS BTS says FY2019 revenue will grow 200%, driven by the South and Green mass transit lines (BaringSamut Prakarn) startup in December. It is also going to […]

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AIT AIT targets 2018 revenue of Bt6bn, growing 20%, backed by its current backlog of Bt2.593bn, which will be booked as revenue. It reported 2017 earnings of Bt431.1mn and announced a dividend on 2H17 of Bt1.4/share, XD on 20 April 2018 . (Thun Hoon, 19/02/18) Comment: And is this the turning point for the industry? […]

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APEX APEX signed a contract with Club Med to open a luxury resort, Club Med Krabi, worth Bt3.8bn. It plans to develop a new tourist spot in Yao Beach, Krabi and targets premium customers for this resort. It expects to start construction in September 2018 and complete in 2021. (Thun Hoon, 13/02/18 ) Comment: This […]

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AP AP targets 2018 revenue at Bt28.1bn and presales at Bt33.5bn. It is going to launch 34 projects, worth Bt49bn after making a new high for 2017 presales of Bt42.9bn. (Khao Hoon, 07/02/18) CHEWA CHEWA plans to launch new projects worth Bt3.75bn. It targets 2018 revenue to grow by 20% to Bt2.4bn. It believes the […]

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BRR BRR has budgeted Bt1.1bn to add new product lines and to increase power production capacity. It targets sugar sales to increase by 30% in 2018 from 2017 sales of 250,000 tons on a better harvest. It plans to bid for a 20MW VSPP in the next round of bidding. (Thun Hoon, 22/1/18) Comment: This […]

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AIT AIT targets 2018 revenue to grow by 10% to reach Bt6bn on current backlog of Bt3bn, of which Bt2.6-2.bn will be booked as revenue in 2018. It plans to bid for new projects from both government and private sectors. (Thun Hoon, 4/1/18) Comment: More news flow seems to be coming from ths sector, AIT […]

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BANPU BANPU has an investment opportunity in the natural gas business and is expanding its solar rooftop, with a goal of increasing production to 300 MW in 2020. It also plans to list subsidiary BANPU Infinergy. It expects 2017 revenue of at least Bt85bn and reports coal price has increased to US$70 per ton. (Thun […]

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