AOT NESDC, formerly known as NESDB, opposes to AOT’s plan to build Terminal 2, asking AOT to stick to 2003 Master Plan by building 3rd runway and extensions to East/West passenger terminals. Comment: Who knows who’s right here. BDMS/BA BDMS’s founder, Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth, paid Bt500m to settle stock manipulation cases. Comment: Short term thinking never […]

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AAV AAV anticipates turnaround from lower fuel costs and improved cabin factors yoy, will take delivery of 4 new aircrafts to accommodate new routes, focus CLMV and south Asia. Comment: Oil prices just confound me half the time. Then again a lot of things do. But at these levels I don’t see why the airlines […]

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BSM BSM expects revenue of more than Bt1bn, up sharply from 2018 expected revenue of Bt640mn. It will enter into the property development business and plans to launch one project each quarter with value around Bt350-400mn per project. It will focus on Central Business District (CBD). (Thun Hoon, 17/1/19) CIMBT Kittiphun Anutarasoti temporarily suspended as […]

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AAV AAV, the country’s largest low-cost airline, ranked eighth of all no-frills carriers in the world with 81% of flights departing or arriving on time, according to the Punctuality League Rankings assessed by AOG Aviation Worldwide. Thai AirAsia’s ranking jumped from 19th last year. (Bangkok Post, 7/1/19) ASAP ASAP is dealing with commercial banks to […]

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ADB ADB expects demand for plastic resin and adhesive sealant to increase in 2H18. it is developing innovative products to add a new “green product” line which is eco-friendly. It believes the new products will be preferred by customers and widen its gross margin. The company is also improving the formulation of products to shield […]

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AIT AIT reported a 1Q18 net profit of Bt67mn, down 49.4% YoY. Its backlog of Bt3.1bn will be mostly booked this year. It targets 2018 revenue to grow 10% to achieve Bt6bn. (Khao Hoon, 10/5/18) Comment: It has been a difficult period for the IT players since the military took over. AMA AMA will add […]

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CHG CHG targets 2018 revenue to grow at 10-15%. It says 1Q18 earnings will be good, driven by more patients. It plans to open a new hospital in Prachinburi worth Bt500mn, increasing patient beds to 699 by end-2018. (Thun Hoon, 2/4/18) Comment: It appears that every hospital group is going to announced decent 1Q numbers […]

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DTAC DTAC reports 3Q17 net profit of Bt601mn, decreasing 8.8% with 9M17 net profit of Bt1.5782bn decreasing by 23.50%. However, it reports strong EBITDA margin of 41% as a result of adapting a digital platform to its main business. (Khao Hoon, 19/10/17) Comment: EBITDA seems to be the way people are valuing DTAC, hence the […]

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IVL IVL reports that it signed a contract to purchase DuPont Teijin Films (DTF), a world leader in BOPET (Biaxially-oriented Polyethylene Terephthalate) and PEN (Polyethylene Naphthalate) production. (Khao Hoon, 11/10/17) Comment: And the acquisition juggernaut that is IVL continues.  QTC QTC is going to issue 70mn new ordinary shares for PP priced at Bt13/ share, providing funds […]

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COL COL expects a strong performance in 2H17 after it sold its online business to Central Group, which will boost its earnings 66%YoY. 2Q17 earnings increased by 23%YoY on rising orders. The growth will come from the e-book business as well. (Thun Hoon, 10/8/17) Comment: Does this just go to show that the online business […]

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