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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AAV AAV reported 1Q17 net profit of Bt570mn, down 43% due to higher fuel cost. Its revenue was Bt9.1bn, up 2% on 8% passenger growth and 89% loading factor. (Kao Hoon, 11/05/17) Comment: How much better can this company perform? It’s effectively running at full load, the only thing that they can do different is […]

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ATP ATP30 expects to benefit after its clients renew Bt120mn contract. It targets 2017 revenue growth of 15%. It is budgeting Bt120mn to increase its buses. (Thun  Hoon, 23/03/17) BEM BEM expects 2017 earnings to grow by 5% on the back of a full-year of booking revenue from MRT Purple Line (Bang Yai-Bang Sue) and […]

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AJ AJ reported substantial growth in 2016. It expects 2017 performance to be robust from expanding to Europe, stimulus measures, exports, and better purchasing power. It expects this to increase orders for BOPP, BOPET, and BOPA, which are used for packaging. It plans to introduce new products with higher margin. It also plans to do […]

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