AOT AOT’s board of directors gave the green light to second airports in Chiang Mai and Phuket budgeted at Bt126bn after forecasts showed the current airports will be fully utilized. It will propose the plan to the cabinet and shareholders for approval. (Kao Hoon, 25/5/18) Comment: With it supposedly completed by 2022, lets add 2 […]

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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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