BANPU sets 48m tons coal sales target this year, $835m capex for FY19-20, while BPP, its power unit, to COD pp in Japan and China worth combined 114.2MW, to wrap up 80MW wind pp phase 1 in Vietnam by 1Q19. BJC sees positive SSSG from recovery consumptions and government stimulus package, will open 1st BIGC […]

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AH AH upbeat 1H earnings from delivery of auto parts to clients, expects full year exports sales +10% yoy, eyes 5% revenue growth target. Comment: The profit growth is > than revenue but that’s due to their odd deal structure in India BGRIM BGRIM raised holding in subsidiary, Bgrim Solar Power Rooftop, to Bt251m from […]

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AGE AGE plans to enter a new business, providing logistics service by land and water, ports and warehouses. It expects revenue from these of Bt900mn in 2019 and targets total revenue of Bt9bn. Management is confident that coal sales volume will reach 4mn tons this year. (Thun Hoon, 4/1/19) BIZ BIZ signed a sales contract […]

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And so he’s called off the tender offer and LH’s board has called off the EGM. Reminder: Initially he planned to make a voluntary tender for 10% of LH’s paid-up shares. This was notified to the board on 21 June 2018. The value was a maximum of THB 1.195 bn at THB 11.80/share This was […]

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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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AOT The cabinet gave the green light to AOT to solve the problem regarding the food supply for the airlines to have at least two operators. AOT are allowed to use the Suvarnabhumi airport as the hub and then distribute to other airports. AOT will share 12% of its revenue per month. (Kao Hoon, 6/6/18) […]

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ADVANC ADVANC expects the strong earnings momentum to carry into 2Q18 driven by the ongoing popularity of the Internet on both mobile and fixed broadband. The firm also plans to delist CSL within July. For the whole year, the firm sticks with its revenue growth guidance of 7-8%. The investment in 4G network will be […]

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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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Oil Stocks: So we all know that oil pries have recovered in the past 2 years from a low of ~25 to ~70 today. But when we look at the European index for oil stocks versus just PTTEP we scratch our heads…how is is that PTTEP has outperformed? Bongkot/Erawan is just a replacement/continuation, oil pries […]

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ABM ABM said 2Q18 earnings are expected to be strong, driven by a lot of orders. It expects sales in the quarter to surge 30%, reaching Bt22bn/month from 1.4-1.5 Million tons/month. (Khao Hoon, 20/4/18) BIZ BIZ’s shareholders approve dividend of Bt0.08/share. The payment date is May 9. It has current backlog of Bt1.46bn, with recognition […]

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