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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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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FTSE rebalancing: rebalancing will happen during the close of today. These are the changes… FTSE Large-Cap = No changes. FTSE Mid-Cap = Add: EA, BPP, TPIPP, KSL, VNT, WHAUP // No deletions FTSE Small-Cap = Add: ORI, CMR, SQ, LANNA, TNR, FN, GLANDRT, UTP, MACO, CTW, TKS // Delete: VNT (move to mid-cap), CRANE (move […]

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BCP BCP reported 2016 profit of Bt4.7bn or growth  of15%. The board approved a dividend of Bt1/share, XD on Mar 1. It is confident that 2017 EBITDA will grow 20%, supported by full capacity operations at its refinery. (Kao Hoon, 20/02/17) BIG BIG reported 2016 profit of Bt846mn, increasing 84% from 2015, setting a new […]

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ASEFA ASEFA targets 2017 revenue growth of 10-15% and plans to bid for government and private jobs. It has backlog on hand of more than Bt1.8bn, of which it will book 70% this year. It has a budget of Bt10mn to open 10 new branches. (Thun Hoon, 02/02/17) Comment: Well if thats the case then […]

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