ADVANC ADVANC has not yet decided whether to participate in the next 1800MHz auction. It will consider the bidding conditions first. It is interested in all spectrum auctions but must estimate return before a decision. (Kao Hoon, 24/8/18) BGRIM BGRIM says the location for BGPR1 and BGPR2 power plants has been decided. The two power […]

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ABM ABM targets overseas revenue growth of 8% backed by growing demand from new power plants in South Korea and Japan. Its CEO confirmed that it will make profit in 2018 despite a slight loss in 1Q18. (Thun Hoon, 5/7/18) AOT In 9MFY18, AOT’s passenger traffic grew 9.8% YoY and aircraft movement increased 6.4% YoY. […]

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Potential Changes to the SET50 and SET100 These names have not been confirmed yet but brokers are expecting that these will be the changes. SET50 Expected Additions: BGRIM, DELTA, ESSO, KTC, RATCH Expected Deletions: BCP, KCE, PSH, TPIPP, WHA SET100 Expected Additions: BLA, ERW, MBK, PRM, PTL, RS, THANI, VGI Expected Deletions: ANAN, BA, BIG, […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 75 mn BLAND – He hasn’t stopped buying for the past…well since I’ve started tracking management trades Sell(s) THB 384 mn THANI – A director sold off 30 million shares BTS – A rare transaction over at BTS, some warrants sold by the founder. Note: Actual period was 16/10 – 27/10

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AAV AAV is entering high season in 2H17. It says the number of Chinese tourists has picked up since August, lifting its load factor to 84%. It is purchase three new airplanes and will add routes from Don Mueng to Maldives, Jaipur and Tiruchirappalli. (Thun Hoon, 3/10/17) Comment: Still the best LCC player in Thailand […]

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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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ASAP ASAP expects 1Q17 net profit to reach Bt29mn, up 60%, brought by more cars for rent. It expects profit in 2Q17 to continue to grow. (Kao Hoon, 08/05/17) Comment: With KCAR becoming popular again (seems to happen 1x a decade) I’m not surprised to see that ASAP may benefit from additional news flow despite […]

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BIG BIG aims for full-year revenue growth of 10-20%. It is holding Big Camera Festival 2017 to boost 2Q17 revenue. (Thun Hoon, 30/03/17) Comment: Potentially Q1 and Q2 could show decent YoY numbers but I doubt there’ll be anything explosive unless there is a new business plan that the management team has in mind CK […]

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AAV AAV expects 1Q17 performance to be good on seasonality. It expects load factor to hit 86% against its full year target of 84% with passengers of 19.5mn. It plans to increase both domestic and international routes to handle the CLMV market. (Thun Hoon, 06/0 3/17) AMATA AMATA expects to benefit from high demand from […]

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AMA AMA expects to finish the deal to buy a second ship within 2Q17 and expects the ship to be in service in April. This will increase 2017 capacity to 72,000 tons from currently 46,000 tons. It targets 2017 revenue growth of 50%, backed by recovery in shipping. It plans to invest in the logistics […]

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