BEAUTY BEAUTY posted 2Q17 earnings of Bt273mn, +97%YoY. This gave 1H17 earnings growth of 76.50%, reaching Bt472.84mn. It will pay a dividend of Bt0.15 per share. XD is August 23. It plans to expand both at home and abroad. (Khao Hoon, 15/8/17) Comment: I’ve always been wrong with this company, despite my best efforts (short […]

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CK CK gets a project worth Bt275mn. CK got the Srirat outer ring expressway project worth Bt275mn. This puts its backlog at Bt97.7bn. (Khao Hoon, 3/8/17) MACO MACO plans M&A deals both abroad and in Thailand. This is expected to be more clear in 4Q17. It plans to invest Bt150mn to change 30 LED boards. […]

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EARTH KTB to send legal officers to investigate EARTH after it filed for bankruptcy with the Central Bankruptcy Court with total debt of Bt47.5bn, higher than its assets of Bt31.8bn (Bangkok Biz, 1/8/17) Comment: “Where did our money go krub?”    FTE FTE signals brighter 2H17 earnings, driven by private and public projects with total […]

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AOT Suvarnabhumi rental to be finalized in July, to take effect in Jan 2018. (Khao Hoon, 25/7/17) GOLD GOLD revised up its sales target to Bt18bn from Bt20bn. 1H17 presales were Bt11bn. It will launch 10 projects in 2H17. The yearly target is 15 projects worth Bt14.3bn. Overall, it thinks the real estate market in […]

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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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AOT AOT is confident that 2017 earnings (Oct 16 – Sep 17) will surge. 2H17 is expected to be impressive, driven by the low base from the zero-dollar tour crackdown. The conflict with the Treasury Department will not affect future growth, said the management team. (Thun Hoon, 28/6/17) Comment: The stock is up some 20% […]

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BTS BTS expects EBITDA margin for the Pink and Yellow Lines to increase to 64-69% in its final year and passenger numbers to grow 4.5-5.2% on average. (Thun Hoon, 21/6/17) CBG CBG is in talks with 3-4 retail operators in the UK to expand its business overseas. It expects to finalize the deal with 2-3 […]

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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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BIZ BIZ announced 1Q17 earnings of Bt4.12mn, growing from 1Q16’s Bt0.39m, driven by higher sales and lower cost. It plans to launch new products. It plans to continue transferring Bt350mn in work on hand. (Thun Hoon, 17/05/17) Comment: I am curious to hear about this business BRR BRR reports 1Q17 net profit growth of 221% […]

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AOT AOT reported 2QFY17 earnings of Bt6.47bn, up 17%. This brought 1HFY17 earnings to Bt11.49bn with 65.59mn passenger pass-through. (Kao Hoon, 16/05/17) Comment: What tourism slowdown? Only 5% of the Chinese have passports, just imagine if 10% have passports (note for US citizens its about ~35%-40% depending upon which stat you look at) ARROW ARROW […]

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