AAV AAV’s 3Q17 earnings dropped by 34% to Bt260.9mn on an increase in energy cost and a reduction in average fare by 7% in order to compete. It declared a dividend of Bt0.15/share. (Khao Hoon, 13/11/17) Comment: Looks like a lot of the airlines in Thailand will have weak 3Q17 #’s because of the sudden […]

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DTAC DTAC reports 3Q17 net profit of Bt601mn, decreasing 8.8% with 9M17 net profit of Bt1.5782bn decreasing by 23.50%. However, it reports strong EBITDA margin of 41% as a result of adapting a digital platform to its main business. (Khao Hoon, 19/10/17) Comment: EBITDA seems to be the way people are valuing DTAC, hence the […]

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BR BR plans to expand overseas in order to increase selling channels and improve revenue structure. It also plans to list its subsidiary in the Hong Kong stock market. (Thun Hoon, 22/9/17) CITY CITY’s 4Q17 revenue looks to be strong due to an increase in steel price. It targets 2017 revenue to reach Bt525mn. It […]

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AMATA AMATA maintains 2017 land sales target at 1000 rai as it has negotiations ongoing with many foreign investors, despite selling only 170-180 rai in 1H17. (Thun Hoon, 31/8/17) AMATAV AMATAV signals 3Q17 earnings to this year’s record with many customers ready to book area in Amata City. It plans to increase land prices by […]

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AOT AOT to hire PLE to build a building for Bt14.2bn. It also approved King Power to manage commercial areas in Don Muang airport for 10 years. It plans to open up more projects for bidding. It targets 2017 passenger growth of 7-8%. (Khao Hoon, 24/8/17) Comment: PLE? How on earth they did win this? […]

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The change in the petrol retail industry in Thailand was first started by PTT Group when they constructed the first half decent stations with retail outlets, coffee shops, f&B etc, over a decade ago. Following on from this the other players, i.e. Shell, Esso, Bangchak did try to follow suit but never really took off […]

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ADVANC ADVANC to invest Bt2bn in customer care. Serenade customers are targeted to hit 4mn within 2017 from 3.5mn now. (Khao Hoon, 20/7/17) AH AH sold shares in its joint venture “Quantum Inventions Pte Ltd” to Continental for SGD9.25mn. This could be booked as extra gains in 3Q17. It targets 2017 revenue growth at 5%. (Thun Hoon, […]

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BCP BCP is certain that 2017 earnings will reach target as oil volatility is not expected to affect earnings. Its EBITDA is targeted to grow at 20% with support from subsidiaries’ power plants. (Thun Hoon, 11/7/17) COM7 COM7 is expected to have 2Q17 earnings of Bt105bn or 30% growth, supported by sales of smart phones. […]

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ADVANC AIS is joining TCDC to build a new creative space in the heart of Bangkok named ‘AIS D.C.’ to be open to the public from July 13 at Emporium Mall 5th floor. (Kao Hoon, 5/7/17) BRR BRR is considering raising its revenue growth target of 30% for this year. 2Q17 is looking promising from […]

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BBL BBL to support credit loan of Bt1.44bn for 20.1MW hydropower plant in Laos in the JV between B Grimm and S.V. Group. (Thun Hoon 25/05/17) Comment: Rumours have it that B Grimm will eventually IPO on the SET. It’ll be interesting to see which businesses they decide to bundle into the IPO should it […]

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