ADVANC’s ready for 5G auction with Bt62b available cashflows. Comment: It’s a yield play more than anything else AOT reports 141.87m passengers last fiscal year, +2% yoy, with international passenger growth of 4.4%, flights +2.41%. Comment: And look, there’s still growth, I think 4Q may be a bigger positive surprise than people expect in terms […]

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BEM sees 10% ridership growth this year to 500K/day from extension of Blue Line, sets 25% revenue growth target next year, free trial run Blue line extension Hua Lamphong-Bang Khae MRT from Jul 29 – Sept 28, expects FY20 ridership +25% yoy. Comment: For BEM – specific to the MRT – it’s a scale game, […]

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CKP reaffirms solid 1Q from higher power generation efficiency at Nam Ngum 2 hydro powerplants in Laos and full quarter contribution of 2 co-gen powerplants in Ayudhaya (BIG phase 1&2) 118 & 120mw, 1,285mw Xayaburi hydro powerplants in Lao to cod in October, will book 37.5% revenue sharing from the investment, target 8-10% revenue growth […]

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BCPG BPCG expects to book extra gain of Bt3.185bn from the sale of two power plants to a mutual fund in Japan. It has budgeted Bt10bn and is working with a foreign partner to set up a 100MW power plant. The decision will be known in 2H18. It expects 2018 revenue growth of 15-20%. (Thun […]

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BCP BCP to divest its indirect investment in Galoc oil field in the Philippines for Bt660mn and continue to expand its E&P investment in Norway with the expectation of concluding the deal by 4Q18. (Kao Hoon, 16/7/18) BGRIM BGRIM expects to start commercial operation of an additional 180 MW in 2H18. The company is working […]

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AMA AMA expects 2018 performance to be in positive territory. It plans to raise its freight rates by 5% and benefits from THB depreciation. It targets revenue growth of 30%. In the liquid truck transportation business, it is preparing to add 30 service trucks in 4Q18 (Thun Hoon, 13/7/18) Comment: This company seems to be […]

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ADVANC ADVANC told to stop airing World Cup. The court ruled that ADVANC subsidiary would have to stop airing football’s World Cup 2018 broadcast through AIS PLAY after True Vision filed an appeal. ADVABD ceased broadcasting at 5 p.m. on June 28. (Kao Hoon, 2/7/2018) Comment: A big FU to AIS from TRUE. BGRIM BGRIM […]

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Banks SCB, KBANK and BBL will reverse provisions, which will raise profit, if IFRS 9 is postponed to 2022.  SCB has made provisions of Bt26bn, KBANK Bt34bn and BBL Bt20bn. KTB has set aside Bt40bn provisions and it will book a profit if AQ can liquidate its land and repay debt. (Kao Hoon, 9/5/18) Comment: So […]

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AMATAV AMATAV was approved by Vietnam government to develop an industrial estate, Amata City Halong, on 4.4 thousand rai of land. The investment is expected to be around Bt50bn. (Thun Hoon, 3/4/18) Comment: This will come in stages over the decade. Although AMATAV can only own the land for 50 years if memory serves correct…. […]

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AAV Srivaddhanaprabha family sold back 1,761.58mn or 36.30% of AAV shares to Mr. Tassapon Bijleveld FOR Bt4.70/share, which give it a profit of approximately Bt880mn. After the sale, Mr. Tassapon holds 41.32% and is going to do a tender offer, pricing the shares at Bt4.70. (Khao Hoon, 28/12/17) Comment: Wait they did what? Why buy […]

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