AAV AAV opens two new routes, Bangkok-Chengdu and Phuket-Kunming, to expand its presence in China. It also has increased the frequency of flights from Bangkok to cities that have high potential in tourism in both domestics and overseas. (Thun Hoon, 7/11/17) Comment: I do wonder if there will be a natural spillover to the other […]

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ACAP ACAP has been rated “BB” by TRIS, signaling stable growth and a strong balance sheet. (Thun Hoon , 14/6/17) EA EA will book contribution from two wind farms worth 45 MW with the third wind farm to start up soon and push total capacity to 404 WM in 2017. This will support performance to […]

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BEAUTY BEAUTY reported 1Q17 revenue of Bt687.53mn, up 29.7% with net profit of Bt199.65mn, up 54.5% on the back of better sales at each distribution channel. It continues to expand both at home and abroad and also plans to distribute to King Power and 1,100 7-Eleven stores. It plans to expand to an online channel, […]

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AGE AGE targets 2017 revenue to grow 30% on the back of higher coal price. It targets exports to comprise 30%, which will back strong growth. (Kao H oon, 14/03/17) BIG BIG expects 1Q17 earnings to be better than 1Q16. It targets 2017 revenue to grow 10-20%. It is budgeting Bt50-60mn to open 10 branches […]

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A A expects 1Q17 sales to reach Bt2bn, with total sales of Bt9bn in 2017, bringing revenue of at least Bt6bn. It plans to launch eight new projects with a total value of Bt7.4bn. It has budgeted Bt1bn to buy land to develop new projects. (Thun Hoon, 22/02/17) Comment: The company seems to be continually […]

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APCO APCO expects to sign a contract to set up JV in November. It believes this will underwrite good growth (from the average of 10% now). It plans a marketing campaign to push up sales over the final two months of the year. It expects 2016 growth of above 10%. (Thun Hoon, 31/10/16) BANPU BANPU […]

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AOT AOT has revised up its five-year investment plan from Bt140bn to Bt170bn. It expects nonaeronautical revenue to comprise 50% within three years. (Thun Hoon, 29/04/16) BBL NBTC seeks more info from BBL on Jas’s failure to pay licence upfront fee – THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission will ask for more information from BBL […]

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ADVANC ADVANC expects 1Q16 earnings to drop to Bt9.26bn, down 6% because of the higher expense of Bt3.5bn needed to keep its 2G subs. (Khao Hoon, 05/04/16) Comment: Part of expectations to an extent however the question how comes how/why/when would they bid /receive the spectrum that JAS failed to pay for  AIRA AIRA plans […]

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ADVANC ADVANC has budgeted Bt7bn to expand to fixed broadband and plans to be a big player within 3-5 years. It expects 2016 revenue to be close to 2015’s Bt156bn with EBITDA growth of 37- 38%. It guarantees a dividend of 100% of net profit. (Thun Hoon, 08/03/16) Comment: 1) I think the news meant […]

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ABC Asset Bright is expanding its business. It is preparing to open “ABC Pet World”, the biggest pet shopping center in Thailand, hopefully in 3Q16. It sees the pet market as valuated at Bt20bn with annual growth of 10-15%. (Khao Hoon, 18/2/16) Comment: Perhaps instead of me mocking ABC continuously I should be supportive of […]

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