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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BEM BEM believes it will win its bid to manage commercial area, beginning next year, for the Purple Line stations at Bang Yai – Tao Poon. The beginning of its operation for one additional connecting station on August 11 should boost ridership. (Kao Hoon, 7/8/2017) Comment: Basically yes, at least the government/BMA finally decided to […]

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AOT Treasury Department has asked AOT to provide a figure for the amount of commercial space it has and submit this within two days. For the new rental agreement, it is proposing to charge 5% ROA for commercial area in Suvarnabhumi airport. (Khao Hoon, 14/7/17) CPALL CPALL is planning to add 212 stores and targets […]

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ANAN ANAN reports strong condominium demand. The company is also looking to enter the serviced apartment business near Ratchada. This is expected to materialize in 2020. (Thun Hoon, 06/07/17) BANPU BANPU is being negatively affected by the flooding in 11 provinces in China, as well as the stronger baht. Management maintains that performance this year […]

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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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