DELTA Delta Taiwan upping holding to alleviate trade war risk. The President of DELTA Taiwan reiterated that the increase of the parent company’s holding in DELTA is being undertaken to reduce the risks arising out of a trade. (Thun Hoon, 7/8/18) Comment: That is the rhetoric from the company…and then the media domestically and internationally […]

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AOT AOT board approved Don Muang phase 3 expansion with investment value of Bt37.5bn. The expansion is expected to complete in 2024 with passenger capacity of 40mn per year. The new terminal is expected to be completed in January 2019. (Kao Hoon, 26/7/18) Comment: Things are moving ahead at AOT despite a delay of 12-24 […]

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BKD BKD is waiting for a result of Bt500mn bidding project. Management expects 2H18 operations to grow and plans to bid for new projects with total value of Bt3-4bn. The company maintains its revenue growth target at 20% backed by booking 50% of its backlog (Bt2bn) (Thun Hoon, 17/7/18) DDD DDD targets its revenue to […]

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Momentum  This is still a thought in progress, thus excuse the usual typos/grammatical errors etc etc … but the idea of momentum (effectively I’m thinking of a derivative of Soros’ Theory of reflexivity) is an interesting phenomenon. There is something to be said about the nature of momentum for a company’s business and thus its […]

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AGE AGE’s 2Q18 performance is likely to improve thanks to a favorable coal price at above US$119/ton . The company is preparing to ship 800k tons of coal in 2Q18 -3Q18 and maintains its revenue growth target of 20-25%. (Kao Hoon, 18/6/18) GFPT GFPT plans to inject Bt4-5bn to expand capacity to support long term […]

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A A plans to open eight new projects worth Bt7.5bn in 2H18 to boost sales revenue of this year to reach Bt6bn. It will spend more than Bt1bn to acquire new land. (Thun Hoon, 7/6/18) ADB ADB has launched a new product, PVC resin for the medical industry. Sales target for this year is set […]

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AKR AKR expects 2Q18 to be better than 1Q18 given growing demand of transformers from both government and private entities. It has 2-3 deals worth Bt100mn in the works. It will also bid for 10 solar rooftop projects valued at Bt600mn with results in 2Q18. These will give revenue growth of 20% this year. (Thun […]

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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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Hot off the presses! The following are changes in constituents will take place as of the close of May 31, 2018: MSCI GLOBAL STANDARD INDEX (+1) LH (-2) KCE, SCC-F   MSCI GLOBAL SMALL CAP INDEX (+6) DDD, KCE, MONO, PRM, THG, TPIPL (-9) BIG, EASTW, FSMART, GL, KTC, LHFG, MALEE, SAMART, TSE

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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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