AOT AOT will complete ToR for duty-free space in December 2018 – January 2019. The TOR includes renovation of Suwannabhumi, Phuket, Hatyai and Chiangmai airports. The Cabinet is preparing to launch tourism promotion measures including visa fee exemption and “Passport privilege”. Private entities are also planning to offer discount prices. (Thun Hoon, 6/11/18) Comment: This […]

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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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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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ANAN ANAN posted 2Q17 earnings of Bt279.46mn, +33.22%YoY with a 29.9% growth in revenue to Bt3.75bn. Its board approves a dividend of Bt0.06/share, XD on August 18. (Khao Hoon, 8/8/17) Comment: 1/3 above consensus and yet the price doesn’t move.   BIG BIG says 2H17 earnings will be better than expected, driven by store expansion. It believes […]

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AIT AIT says it is ready to take part in system management projects both private and public. It got two Village Internet projects worth Bt850mn in 1Q17. This increases its work on hand to Bt3bn as of May 9. It expects to book Bt2.3bn this year and rest next year. (Post Today, 12/05/17) Comment: It […]

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ABC ABC plans to launch E-Payment service via WeChat Pay. It intends for this to be a payment application for Chinese tourists. It plans to partner with 10,000 stores. It expects this to contribute revenue of at least Bt1bn/month. (Kao Hoon, 21/02/17) Comment: Right…but then their actual revenue from this may only 1-3%? This company […]

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ASN ASN targets telesales staff of in 2017 from 250 this year. It will submit its 3Q16 performance for board approval this week. It expects sales to grow from online insurance. It expects total insurance premiums to grow 20-25%. (Thun Hoon, 08/11/16) Comment: As a pure broker of insurance they’ll earn ~10% of what they […]

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BRR BRR expects 2.3-2.4 mn tons of sugarcane to go into its mills in the 2016/1017 season. Sugar prices are now at a four-year high. It targets brown sugar production of 260,000-270,000 tons.(Kao Hoon, 27/10/16) Comment: I’ve been writing the same thing for a few months now, I’m thinking its time for the sugar co’s […]

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AOT AOT opening bidding for four contracts for Suvarnabhumi Phase ll. It expects to solicit bids for two contracts this year and will sell the bidding documents in October. It expects to raise its passenger capacity to 60mn passengers per year from 45mn passengers per year now. (Thun Hoon, 13/09/16) Comment: Having just returned from […]

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AMATA AMATA is studying invest in a solar roof to be installed on AMATA Summit ready-built roofs and expects to make a decision this year. It targets 2016 revenue growth of 20%. It plans to open an industrial estate in Myanmar which will focus on customers in India, Bangladesh and China. (Thun Hoon, 0 9/08/16) […]

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