ASAP launches app, ASAP Limousine, Chauffeur & Limousine services to expand corporate client base, open booking from September 30. Comment: I do like what they are trying to do here. But the impact of these new services is small relative to their core business EGCO reports cod 455mw coal-fired Philippines powerplants in 4Q, lifts total […]

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BEM: won arbitration on fare adjustment of second state expressway, authority (EXAT) required to pay Bt 1.048b for damage, EXAT may filing petition to request court to revoke arbitral award w/in 90 days. CK: mulls to bid for infra pj combined worth Bt 300b, expts to wins at least 20-30%, reassure Bt 30b FY19 rev […]

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AP AP’s presales made a new high of Bt41.6bn, growing by 85% and exceeding the target of Bt26bn. It has launched 25 projects worth Bt49.04bn this year. (Khao Hoon, 19/12/17) Comment: Part of me is thinking what’s the total presale value in the market today and from some estimates I see that some THB 406 […]

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BIG BIG has bottomed out after entering high season and is changing its strategy to sell cameras and mobile phones in order to accelerate its earnings recovery in 4Q17. (Thun Hoon, 6/11/17) Comment: Still have my doubts on their ability to continue pushing new cameras to the market, unlike iPhones its a different consumer behaviour […]

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AJA AJA’s board approved the setting up of new subsidiary “Risen Energy”. This company will import and sell electrical vehicles, set up charging stations, produce batteries and establish an EV production factory under the brand “BYD” from China. It believes this will strengthen its business fundamental increase business growth and provide favorable return to shareholders. […]

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BEM BEM to pay dividend of Bt0.06/share, XD on September 5. (Thun Hoon, 25/8/17) EGCO EGCO says 2H17 performance will grow. It expects to maintain ROE at above 10%. It also plans to expand abroad into Laos, Indonesia and Vietnam. Domestically, it will begin to book revenue from Klong Luang power plant from 3Q17. (Khao […]

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BCPG BCPG to invest in power plant business in Indonesia. The production power is 182 MW. It will record revenue in 3Q17. (Thun Hoon, 24/7/17) Comment: I do often worry about Thai companies buying commodity/power assets in Indonesia…but should this be a genuinely good purchase it does add to the theory that BCPG benefits as a state […]

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BA BA expects 2H17 to be supported by tourism recovery. The company is going ahead with its new flight routes. It expects to get the EIA approval for the expansion of the Samui Airport to increase the number of flights to 70 per day in 3Q17. It is also benefiting from the kitchen expansion at […]

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AH AH to invest Bt3.5bn in a JV with Sakthi, a major player in auto parts manufacturing. (Thun Hoon, 9/6/17) Comment: A rather strange JV and I’m not entirely convinced by it AIT AIT is to sign a new contract worth Bt594mn in the next 1-2 months. The company is also anticipating other biddings worth […]

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AS AS is talking to a prospective partner to invest in a new business. It expects a conclusion within this year. It expects net profit to return to the black in 2017 and plans to wipe out retained losses. It plans to launch 13 games over six countries. It plans to expand to Myanmar and […]

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