GLOBAL GLOBAL’s 2015 net profits grow 20% from last year’s Bt701mn, driven by numerous orders. It targets 2016 revenue to grow 10%. A plan to invest in Myanmar will be finalized within 1H16 (Thun Hoon, 17/2/16) Comment: And yet they still have one of the worst inventory turnover’s I’ve seen… KCE KCE’s 2015 net profit […]

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BCP BCP expects earnings to be better than peers after it sold a futures contract for high quality fuel oil in 2Q15. This minimizes the impact from weakening refinery margin. It expects its solar farm to contribute Bt700mn net profit/quarter. (Thun Hoon, 06/10/15) Comment: The combination of a high margins and the expansion into renewables […]

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ASIMAR ASIMAR expects to bid for a Bt1bn ship building contract. It plans to increase capacity by set up a third floating dock. It expects 3Q15 earnings to be good aided by transfers. (Thun Hoon, 05/10/15) BMCL BMCL expects growth in 3Q15 earnings backed by increasing passengers. It expects 300,000 passengers/day. It expects to show […]

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AP AP expects 2H15 backlog of Bt14.47bn, of which Bt8.47bn is expected to be booked this year. It expects 2015 revenue of Bt25.3bn as it has achieved Bt20.9mn. (Khao  Hoon, 22/09/15) BRR BRR plans to issue a Bt2bn 2-year debenture. It expects to use the cash from this to increase capacity to 23,000 tons/day. (Khao […]

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Not to fan the flames any further, but SSI has just been halted from trading by the SET. Official reason? “The company has requested SET to temporarily suspend trading its securities because the firm is in the process of disclosing significant information.” Unofficial reason? They’re bankrupt! Reality – A restructuring of debt, the UK facility […]

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4G!!! From a green light to a red light to back to a green light. News has announced that the NBTC will go ahead with the auction of the 2 telecom licenses on the 900-MhW and that it has been approved by the board, thus 15 Dec looks like a go. AIS being sued by […]

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As a hat tip to Byron Wien’s annual opinion piece on his discussion with the Smartest Man in Europe, here’s my amateurish attempt. Every week I try to meet people either in the industry or outside the industry to just share thoughts on the developments in Thailand, the region, the world and w/o naming any […]

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AJP Targets 2015 revenue of Bt750mn backed by strong fundamental. It plans to restructure business by focusing on IT business, event organization and alternative energy. (Khao Hoon, 25/05/15) BRR 2015 revenue expected to grow 50% from 2014’s Bt241mn aided by increasing electricity sales and sugar orders. Its 9.9MW power plant is operating and it plans […]

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AJD SP still not lifted— The SET is keeping AJD tagged SP, saying it was not satisfied with AJD’s explanation about the capital increase via PP. (Kao Hoon, 2/12/14) Comment: PP’s have been one of the ways speculators use to gain additional shares in a company to “control” the stock price, it is a positive […]

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BEAUTY BEAUTY expects growth in 2H14 and maintains 2014 revenue growth target of 30% YoY as purchasing power continues to improve. The company expects to add new branches overseas to increase growth. (Kao Hoon, 28/08/14) Comment: BEAUTY is definitely the fastest growing cosmetic retailer in Thailand today CCP CCP expects revenue growth of 10% in 2014, excluding […]

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