ABM ABM expects to boost earnings after a loss in 1H18. Management says sales volume has reached target of 280k tons. Sales volume of Wood Palace factory was 60K tons in 1H18. It has budgeted Bt70mn to build 5K tons production capacity. It expects sales volume will peak in 2020. (Thun Hoon, 1/10/18) ADVANC, JMART […]

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CHAYO CHAYO has set up a subsidiary to provide loans to borrowers in EEC in 4Q18. It will benefit from entering the Pico finance business after the Finance Ministry gave its approval. It expects 2H18 revenue to grow after acquiring debt from banks. It expects its debt portfolio to reach Bt39bn and targets 2018 revenue […]

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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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AJD AJD’s shareholders approved to change the company name to AJA. Shareholders also approved a Bt1bn debenture. It expects solid performance this year thanks to digital TV coupons. It also plans to expand its line of business to water dispenser service and E-money. (Kao Hoon, 02/05/17) Comment: A name change? For what? I don’t think […]

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ADVANC ADVANC reported 1Q17 net profit of Bt7.69bn, down slightly from 1Q16’s Bt8bn. Service revenue was Bt31.36bn, up 4% YoY, with 40.6mn subscribers. AIS Fibre expanded its customer base to 373,900 subscribers. It expects 2017 revenue growth of 4-5%. (Thun Hoon, 28/04/17) Comment: I do wonder when will this industry be overtaken by a clever […]

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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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AGE AGE targets 2017 revenue to grow 30% on the back of higher coal price. It targets exports to comprise 30%, which will back strong growth. (Kao H oon, 14/03/17) BIG BIG expects 1Q17 earnings to be better than 1Q16. It targets 2017 revenue to grow 10-20%. It is budgeting Bt50-60mn to open 10 branches […]

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AH AH targets 2017 sales growth of 5% in line with the auto industry, which it believes has bottomed out. It expects car production to hit 3mn within five years. It plans to expand its business in one country, with a decision this year. It is studying setting up a plant in Malaysia. It plans […]

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AMA AMA reported 2016 profit growth of 13% to Bt143mn. It plans to add one ship and begin shipments of palm oil to China, South Korea, Japan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. It expects 2017 revenue to continue to grow. (Kao Hoon, 2 3/02/17) AOT AOT is confident that it will not have to pay […]

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APCO APCO expects to move to trade on the main board of the SET on February 23. It targets 2017 sales growth of 10% supported by expanding to the online market abroad. It expects sales to increase to Bt750-800mn within 18-24 months. (Kao Hoon, 07/02/17) BEM BEM is waiting to sign the Blue Line contract […]

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