BEM to test run blue line MRT extension, Hua-Lampong-Lak Song, 27 km 11 stations from Aug 12, target cod from September. BJC reaffirms 2 digits revenue growth this year from BIGC hypermarket expansion, target full year SSSG above 2%, in talk clients to secure can packaging order, expects to wrap up 2H. EPG’s firm on […]

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BEAUTY sees earnings recovery in 2Q and into 2H19, adjusting sales strategy and keeps expanding oversea channels to 15 countries, firms on net profit margin of 25% on 20% revenue growth. Comment: That’s not the case when looking at the performance DIGI name change to B-52 Capital Pcl, ticker change to B52, effective today. Comment: […]

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BBL: anticipates 2Q turnaround after loans shrink 1Q from corporate re-payment expects NII recovery from bancassurance and mutual fund business, maintain 4-6% full year loans growth target, Bt 20b LLP flat yoy. Comment: They are the best bank atm….a race to the bottom for the industry? BJC: sees positive earnings momentum 2Q from additional packaging […]

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GULF: report cod of 68.8mw Vietnam solar on March 6, additional 50mw to cod in May, target 30% revenue growth this year above Bt 33b supports by full year contribution of 8 pp cod-ed last year. Comment: And they’ll continue reporting such news and numbers for the coming 2-3 years SAMCO: board approved estimate of […]

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BA to expand CLMV routes this yr, as it invests Bt1.815b in the purchase of 2 aircraft, sets 3.5% rev growth t/g, 3% psx growth to 6.16m, bids for duty-free concession with 2 partners. Comment: Valuation wise it is cheap given the holding of BDMS. And this is shown in the share buyback program. But […]

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AOT AOT will complete ToR for duty-free space in December 2018 – January 2019. The TOR includes renovation of Suwannabhumi, Phuket, Hatyai and Chiangmai airports. The Cabinet is preparing to launch tourism promotion measures including visa fee exemption and “Passport privilege”. Private entities are also planning to offer discount prices. (Thun Hoon, 6/11/18) Comment: This […]

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AOT Yesterday, AOT opened a new domestic terminal at Phuket Airport that will increase passenger capacity to 12.5 million/year. For its 7MFY18, the company reported passenger traffic growth of 10% YoY to 84 million. (Thun Hoon, 26/6/2018) Comment: Finally this is completed. More expansions coming for AOT ASAP ASAP expects revenue to grow 25% this […]

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AIT AIT reported a 1Q18 net profit of Bt67mn, down 49.4% YoY. Its backlog of Bt3.1bn will be mostly booked this year. It targets 2018 revenue to grow 10% to achieve Bt6bn. (Khao Hoon, 10/5/18) Comment: It has been a difficult period for the IT players since the military took over. AMA AMA will add […]

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COM7, KBANK KBANK has partnered with SET-listed COM7, a distributor of peripheral computer devices, to set up mini-branches in Banana IT shops to take advantage of a 50% lower operating cost compared to a normal branch. KBANK plans to open 20 new mini-branches over the next three years and it is in talks with another […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 150 mn EA – The founder must believe in his in EV more than the market does Sell(s) THB 6.2 bn BEAUTY – Block sales to institutional investors TU – I’m still rather surprised to see all of this selling by the founder MONO – No surprise here, most likely block […]

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