Banks SCB, KBANK and BBL will reverse provisions, which will raise profit, if IFRS 9 is postponed to 2022.  SCB has made provisions of Bt26bn, KBANK Bt34bn and BBL Bt20bn. KTB has set aside Bt40bn provisions and it will book a profit if AQ can liquidate its land and repay debt. (Kao Hoon, 9/5/18) Comment: So […]

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ANAN ANAN targets 2018 total number of transfers to grow by 76%, reaching Bt40bn and targets presales to grow by 24% at Bt40bn as well. It plans to launch 22 new projects worth Bt48bn and has budgeted Bt9-11bn for investment to buy land. (Thun Hoon, 24/11/17) Comment: Still a straightforward story from this developer, the […]

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ACAP ACAP to sign an MOU to lend more than Bt1.2bn to a company under GGC. It recently gave a Bt400mn five-year loan. ACAP targets Bt6bn in loans in 2017. It expects good growth in both 3Q17 and 4Q17. It plans to list a subsidiary. (Khao Hoon, 29/8/17) Comment: Since they’ve come under new ownership […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 1.17 bn PCSGH – A shareholder swap TNITN – He’s still buying shares in the market, will this company finally see a predominate major shareholder before the sub’s are listed? PJW – A shareholder swap MONO – Now that’s interesting, will they finally do something over at MONO versus just buying […]

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AH AH reported 9M16 net profit of Bt400mn, higher than the Bt313mn for the full year 2015 on the back of cost control. It is talking to a prospective partner to expand to India and China. It is studying investment in auto parts for EV cars. (Thun Hoon, 25/11/16) ASIMAR ASIMAR expects 4Q16 performance to […]

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ADVANC ADVANC plans to increase 2016 revenue target to accommodate greater revenue from services and a campaign to stimulate sales. It expects the 900MHz license to cut EBITDA margin in 2H16 to an average of 38-39% in the year. It expects maintain its 100% dividend payout. (Thun Hoon, 19/08/16) Comment: While the dividend payout ratio […]

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ACAP ACAP reported 1Q16 profit of Bt16mn, up 244%, after changing strategy to focus on major customers and get new ones. It targets loans of Bt2bn by end-2016. (Kao Hoon, 13/5/16) BKD BKD reported net profit of Bt16.59mn, growth of 27%. It plans to reverse doubtful account of Bt28mn and profit on a delayed project […]

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AS AS expects a turnaround in 2016 after a business restructure. It sets revenue target growth 30% which mainly from smartphone market. (Kao Hoon, 11/03/16) Comment: I’ve always liked management here but their industry has been turned upside down by the advent of smartphone technology and they’ve been incredibly slow to keep up with the […]

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MSCI’s latest review of indices was announced during the week and here are the key details: Effective date: December 1, 2015 MSCI Thailand Index – None MSCI GLOBAL SMALL CAP INDEXES – Thailand (+5 / -8) Additions: GPSC, IMPACT, PLAT, TIPCO, VNG Deletions: DSGT, LOXLEY, MBK, MONO, NOK, PCSGH, PTL, SIM

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BKD BKD reported 3Q15 earnings growth of 107%. It expects 2015 revenue to mark new high. It has completed up a roadshow in Hong Kong with CLSA with good feedback. (Khao Hoon, 11/11/15) Comment: I just don’t understand how they were able to grow as well and whether or not it is sustainable. BRR BRR […]

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