AOT AOT entered into joint venture with SAL to improve parking service and airport equipment. It will hold 49% of the JV. It is looking for new investments. (Thun Hoon, 12/10/18) BGRIM BGRIM signed its Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Vietnam’s government. The 257MW plant will start commercial operations on June 30, 2019, boosting revenue […]

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AH AH expects 2H18 revenue to be outstanding, supported by automotive demand growth. It expects 2018 revenue to reach its target. (Thun Hoon, 27/9/18) AOT AOT is asking for approval of a Bt7bn budget for three investment projects. Nitinai Sirismatthakarn, the President, said the second phase expansion of Suvarnabhumi has progressed and the design contract […]

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BANPU BANPU says it is not affected by Indonesia’s currency crisis. It has continued to invest in coal mines in Indonesia and it expects to increase coal reserves to a 15-year level, supporting demand from AsiaPacific. It expects 2018 revenue to grow 25%, backed by an uptrend in coal price. (Thun Hoon, 7/9/18) Comment: I […]

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ASIAN ASIAN management expects a 2Q18 earnings turnaround supported by strong order flows, a new production line and baht depreciation against the US dollar. The company has Bt1bn budgeted for M&A for business expansion and long-term growth. Its dog and cat food under the new “Maria” brand is expected to bring Bt100mn in revenue next […]

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BA BA to service air charters between Koh Samui and major Chinese cities, which it expects will drive load factor to 70%. It plans an aviation kitchen in Chiang Mai as well as a maintenance office. It targets greater than 5% revenue growth in 2018 and is not concerned about higher oil prices since it […]

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AAV AAV targets passenger growth of 18% this year to 23.3mn. Load factor is expected to reach 87%, driven by tourism growth. It will accept delivery of four new airplanes this year to add to its 59-strong fleet. (Thun Hoon, 17/4/18) Comment: Which will mainly come from China BIG BIG says earnings this year will […]

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BGRIM BGRIM plans to add 400 MW to production capacity this year. It reported 2017 earnings of Bt2.126bn and announced a dividend of Bt0.3/share, XD on March 20 . (Khao Hoon, 05/03/18) Comment: Just part of the plan, same story as with GULF, TPIPP BR BR targets 2018 revenue growth of 10-12% from 2017 and […]

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Sitting here I was wondering what really drove the market to be +11% or so in local currency terms and here you go, AOT and PTT represented 1/3 of the move this year whereas GL and TRUE have had the biggest negative impact thus far.   Data Source: Bloomberg

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BANPU BANPU has an investment opportunity in the natural gas business and is expanding its solar rooftop, with a goal of increasing production to 300 MW in 2020. It also plans to list subsidiary BANPU Infinergy. It expects 2017 revenue of at least Bt85bn and reports coal price has increased to US$70 per ton. (Thun […]

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CK CK expects backlog to increase to more than Bt100bn. It also expects to get new projects worth at least Bt40bn from joining bidding for Bt200bn in projects. It is preparing to get CKP’s hydropower plant construction project worth Bt100bn. (Thun Hoon, 19/9/17) Comment: Its now just funny money for the big 4 contractors JSP […]

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