ADVANC ADVANC targets 2018 revenue growth of 7-8% YoY, upon booking 100% of CSL earnings. It plans to invest Bt35-38bn to expand its 4G-fiber network. It expects mobile revenue to grow by 3-5%YoY with 800,000 home internet customers. (Khao Hoon, 16/2/18) BTS BTS 3Q17 earnings were Bt889mn, +89.8%YoY, driven by revenue from mass transit, which […]

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BAY BAY targets 2018 loan growth at 6-8% and it believes performance will be better than last year’s in tandem with economic recovery. It will maintain NPLs under 2.5% and coverage ratio to be at least 140%. It has budgeted Bt20bn for a three-year investment in technology (2018-2020) in order to expand to digital. (Thun […]

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BTW BTW says big projects received this year will grow revenue and earnings. It projects 2018 revenue growth of at least 10%. It currently has backlog of Bt900mn, of which 80% is going to be booked as revenue this year. It plans to bid for new projects worth approximately Bt7bn. It also plans to expand […]

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AMATA AMATA is going to budget Bt1bn to buy more land in EEC area and plans to raise utilities prices, which will lead 2018 revenue up from this year. It believes 2017 revenue will reach target after achieving Bt3.94bn revenue in 9M17. It currently has backlog of Bt1.96bn and will gradually book revenue from Thai-Chinese […]

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ADVANC ADVANC reports 3Q17 net profit of Bt7.469bn, growing by 14% in tandem with the increase in total revenue, while EBITDA increased by 15% to Bt17.589bn because of effective cost and expense management. It plans to invest Bt5bn to expand its high-speed internet network. (Thun Hoon, 3/11/17) Comment: The news that 1) the NBTC set […]

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BJC BJC subsidiary BJIHK purchased Vina Paper Joint Stock Company¬† for Bt482.66mn from Diana Unicharm Joint Stock Company, entering the paper production and sales business in Vietnam. It believes this acquisition will strengthen its already fundamentals. (Thun Hoon, 25/9/17) CPN CPN is going to book Bt3.5bn insurance compensation for Central World’s fire, which will substantially […]

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AQ AQ expects to resume trading on the SET after filing its 2Q17 financial statement after auditor approval. It believes it can continue in business after paying Bt1.63bn in damages to KTB. It says losses in 1Q17 were lower than in 1Q16 on lower expenses and reserves, even though presales also declined. (Thun Hoon, 15/9/17) […]

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ADVANC THCOM CSL ADVANC announced the purchase of 250mn shares of CSL from DTV Service, subsidiary of THCOM for Bt7.80/share, giving THCOM cash of Bt1.95bn. It will also buy 84mn shares from SingTel for Bt655mn. (Thun Hoon, 14/9/17) Comment: At 15x PE for CSL it isn’t the cheapest price…effectively its a right pocket left pocket […]

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ADVANC ADVANC maintains 2017 revenue growth target of 4-5%. It plans to be a leader in data services in 2H17 by increasing 4G customers to reach 40-50% of its customer base of 40.5mn. It also plans to expand home internet. (Khao Hoon, 17/8/17) AOT AOT to pay rental to Treasury Department at 4% of ROA […]

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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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