ASIAN ASIAN management expects a 2Q18 earnings turnaround supported by strong order flows, a new production line and baht depreciation against the US dollar. The company has Bt1bn budgeted for M&A for business expansion and long-term growth. Its dog and cat food under the new “Maria” brand is expected to bring Bt100mn in revenue next […]

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PTT PTT’s board approved buying TOR documents for the high-speed rail lines connecting three airports, saying this offers future potential growth. It has not decided whether or not it will do a JV. (Khao Hoon, 26/4/18) Comment: Will be the ex-PTT ministers in the government push things PTT’s way? SUPER SUPER shareholders approve Bt36bn bond […]

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BM BM is preparing for government infrastructure auctions worth billions of baht. It plans to revise up revenue growth to over 20%, driven by many orders. It has backlog of Bt300-400mn. (Khao Hoon, 24/4/18) DNA DNA to cooperate with a big bitcoin mine in China to manage efficiency there with revenue sharing from “digging” coins […]

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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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EA TRIS Ratings revised up credit rating of EA to A- from BBB+, with stable outlook. It says core fundamentals are strong and it has high cash with production capacity of 664 MW. (Khao Hoon, 10/4/18) Comments: And yet the price continues to collapse, why? Without the upside impact of the battery tech it’s worth […]

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A A targets 2018 revenue and presales growth of 30% and plans to launch 11 projects valued at Bt7.92bn. (Khao Hoon, 08/03/18) Comment: A rather odd stock given its consistent straight up movement over the past 7 years, but given that fact they are planning to launch this number of projects, arguably justifiable valuations here. […]

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AMA AMA reported 2017 earnings of Bt235.15mn, growing 71.99% YoY with revenue of Bt1.50bn, a new high backed by more ships and trucks. It plans to expand its fleet in order to support increasing global demand for palm oil as export volume of palm oil is forecasted to rise to 4mn tons this year. It […]

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BAY BAY targets corporate loans and deposits to grow by 6-8% this year in tandem with projected GDP growth of 4%. It targets SME loan growth of 14% in 2018 and expects this growth to reach 20% in three years. It says its NPLs remain low compared to peers and views the establishment of banking […]

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ADVANC ADVANC announced a dividend on 2H17 of Bt3.57/share, XD on 5 April, giving a total 2017 dividend of Bt7.08/share, a yield of approximately 4%. It reported 2017 earnings of Bt30.077bn, falling 1.9% from 2016. (Khao Hoon, 06/02/18) Comment: How did the eke out decent #’s? Cost cutting. How can they grow? Questionable…although apparently broadband […]

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AGE AGE projects revenue proportion from overseas will rise to 30% on an increase in orders from Vietnam and China brought by rising demand for coal. It targets 2018 revenue to grow by 20-25% and currently has backlog of 300,000 tons, all of which will be booked in 1H18. (Thun Hoon, 18/1/18) LH LH targets […]

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