AGE AGE set up subsidiary “AGE Marine Logistics” for its water transport logistics business. It currently has eight ships and targets revenue proportion from this business of 2% in the first year. It plans to order four more vessels, bringing its total to ten in 2018. It says that revenue from this business is sustainable […]

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BEM BEM believes it will win its bid to manage commercial area, beginning next year, for the Purple Line stations at Bang Yai – Tao Poon. The beginning of its operation for one additional connecting station on August 11 should boost ridership. (Kao Hoon, 7/8/2017) Comment: Basically yes, at least the government/BMA finally decided to […]

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ANAN ANAN reports strong condominium demand. The company is also looking to enter the serviced apartment business near Ratchada. This is expected to materialize in 2020. (Thun Hoon, 06/07/17) BANPU BANPU is being negatively affected by the flooding in 11 provinces in China, as well as the stronger baht. Management maintains that performance this year […]

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AKR AKR will participate in government bids worth Bt2.6bn in 2H17 and expects to win Bt1bn. It aims to export solar panels to Myanmar and Laos for long-term growth. (Thun Hoon, 30/6/17) Comment: Despite all the news this company has released, they’ve never achieved anything over the past 5 or so years ANAN ANAN is […]

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FTSE rebalancing: rebalancing will happen during the close of today. These are the changes… FTSE Large-Cap = No changes. FTSE Mid-Cap = Add: EA, BPP, TPIPP, KSL, VNT, WHAUP // No deletions FTSE Small-Cap = Add: ORI, CMR, SQ, LANNA, TNR, FN, GLANDRT, UTP, MACO, CTW, TKS // Delete: VNT (move to mid-cap), CRANE (move […]

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AMATA AMATA visited Stockholm, Sweden to study its ‘Hammarby Sjostad’, or ‘Smart City’ project, and SAAB Group which manufactures fighter jets for Sweden, in the hopes of developing a Smart Aerospace City in Thailand. (Thun Hoon, 7/6/2017) CSS CSS expects to benefit from NBTC and MEA project to ground all power/cable lines along five main […]

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BANPU BANPU targets 2017 coal sales to reach 47mn tons. It expects to benefit from higher coal price. It plans to acquire coal mines in Indonesia and Australia to underwrite future growth. (Kao Hoon, 18/04/17) BLA BLA expects to show a net profit of Bt1.2bn in 1Q17 after last year’s loss of Bt6.9bn. Behind this […]

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AOT AOT expects no impact from the land rental issue with the Treasury Department of the rental payment of Bt1bn/year for Suvarnabhumi and Bt1.2bn/year for the other five airports. It expects to pay the rent by March using retained earnings. (Kao Hoon, 16/03/17) Comment: I was wondering how BAFS would perform with the new airport […]

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AJD AJD reported 2016 net profit of Bt355mn backed by AJ Top Up machines. It expects to continue to grow in 2017 with a target of 40,000 Top Up machines. It expects to ask board approval to change the company’s name to AJ Advance Technology (AJA). (Kao Hoon, 02/03/17) Comment: Am I going to have […]

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DRT DRT has set aside Bt100mn to upgrade its machinery, which it expects will reduce cost and expand margin to 25%. It expects 2017 revenue growth of 5%, supported by customer expansion and home renovations in the south. (Thun Hoon, 14/02/17) Comment: Walking/driving around the provinces over the weekend did give me an idea that […]

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