AH AH expects 2H17 performance to benefit from auto sales recovery. It expects 2017 revenue to grow 5% YoY. The company expects to finalize on its overseas partnership within this year. (Kao Hoon, 23 /6/17) Comment: How is 5% revenue growth a recovery? Domestic automotive sales are still far below the peak in 2012 and […]

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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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BCPG BCPG expects 2Q17 to be stronger QoQ backed by contribution from the new power plant. The company targets 25% revenue growth from Bt3.38bn in 2016. It will bid for more PPA in the new lot of government waste power plant bids. It expects 30-40 MW. (Thun Hoon, 16/6/17) BEAUTY BEAUTY is targeting small sized […]

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AGE AGE expects 2Q17 to be strong from robust coal demand both domestic and overseas. The company has more than 300K tons of orders. Its strategy is to diversify risk and put more emphasis on sea logistics with eight coal transport ships in its current arsenal. (Thun Hoon, 15/6/17) ANAN ANAN expects 2Q17 revenue to […]

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AGE AGE will submit its investment plan to the board for approval in August. It plans to invest over Bt100mn. Management is finalizing plans for 3Q17 and expects 2H17 to be strong as orders from China and Vietnam will support 3mn sales volume (25-30% growth). (Thun Hoon, 13/6/17) AMATA AMATA is in talks with Chinese […]

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AH AH will invest Bt3.52bn to take 25% of Sakthi Global Auto Holdings Limited (SGAH). Funding will come from US$25mn in cash and US$75mn in loans from financial institutions. After the purchase, SGAH will undergo restructuring. (Kao Hoon 26/05/17) Comment: I hope that it won’t be a mess of an acquisition like the KPN purchase […]

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BBL BBL to support credit loan of Bt1.44bn for 20.1MW hydropower plant in Laos in the JV between B Grimm and S.V. Group. (Thun Hoon 25/05/17) Comment: Rumours have it that B Grimm will eventually IPO on the SET. It’ll be interesting to see which businesses they decide to bundle into the IPO should it […]

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ABC ABC is talking to a prospective partner in China to provide WeChat Pay service in Thailand. It continues to improve its back office with the goal of improving its data management. It plans to develop an e-wallet application to meet the needs of the new generation. (Thun Hoon, 24/05/17) Comment: Not sure I would […]

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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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AGE AGE expects 2017 revenue to grow 25-30% on the back of robust earnings for the first four months of the year. It continues to expand to China and expects exports to comprise 30% this year. (Kao Hoon, 09/05/17) AMC AMC plans to launch new products to boost 2017 revenue to growth of 10-15%. It […]

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