GUNKUL sees solid 1Q after realizing 94MW solar farms in Vietnam and Japan, in talk to acquire windfarm in Vietnam in 3Q. HMPRO sees negative SSSG 1Q from lower traffic amid virus, aims to curb costs, adds campaign to boost online sales, sets Bt5b budget to add 5 branches & revamp existing outlets. Comment: Everyone […]

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AOT admits covid-19 is the biggest challenge it’s ever faced, worst case would see net profit dropping to Bt10b vs Bt22.11b consensus. Comment: Risk happens fast. Best time to fly still. BJCHI signs 2 contracts worth Bt880m in AU. CP Group lands $10b Tesco deal, but needs approval from Office of Trade Competition Commission (OTCC), […]

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BAY mulls to cut FY20 loan growth projection from current 5-7% from challenging econ conditions, aims to curb NPLs below 2.5%, sees no impact on NII from BOT’s plan to revamp fees structure. Comment: Second to TCHART, BAY has been consistent performer for the past few years KBANK’s 10 days buyback program kick-off tomorrow (Feb […]

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AAV expects to lose 300,000 Chinese passengers during 1Q20, as flights to China make up 30% of its total rev, to ramp up India and Japan routes. Comment: Well given the Thai government’s response to the virus I doubt that the international travelers from India and Japan are going to make up for the short […]

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BAM opens debt clinic office in Phuket, aims to fill demand for restructuring, property auction and selling. DELTA sets Bt300m budgets to expand EV charging stations coverage from current 50 locations, target 90-100 stations by end of year. Comment: Well the news flow is becoming stronger on the EV story here in Thailand…still have my […]

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ACG upbeats 4Q earnings from strong vehicle sales ahead of year end, 11 more dealerships yoy and contribution from maintenance services, sets Bt200m budget to open 2 branches and expand relating business, target 20% revenue growth next year. BA to compete with King Power for duty free pick-up counter at Suvarnabhumi and Donmuang, result Jan […]

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AOT’s current duty free operator, King Power, awarded a 11-years DMK airport duty free management concession from FY22-FY33. Comment: Well that was quick BBL to compete with Sumitimi Mitsui Financial for StanChart Indon. Comment: No more growth nor NIM expansion left in Thailand, Indonesia does look like a far better bet for the next 10-20 […]

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AIMCG: name change to AIM Commercial Growth Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust, ticker remain unchanged BJC: BigC hypermarket sees strong growth in home appliance sales on holiday season, eyes 2-3% sales growth yoy in 4Q. Comment: Markets and financial figures are telling a different story. The issue in the retail market is that they are […]

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Transport Ministry said he has full authority to revise BEM’s concession extension before the expiry date in Feb 2020. CP Group led consortium, including ITD, CK, BEM, signed a Bt224b contract yesterday to build high-speed train route linking 3 major airports, which is expected to boost economic development and create >100K jobs. Comment: And this […]

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BDMS anticipates solid 3Q from seasonal, higher contribution of specialty clinics, re-price room rates, absence of major investment, additional capacity from 172 beds Bangkok International Hospital (BIH) cod in Jul, newly launched Movenpick BDMS Wellness Resort cod 200 rooms in Jun, additional 293 rooms to open in Sept. Comment: I am curious to see how […]

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