AH AH expects 2018 revenue growth of 5% supported by the uptrend in the automotive industry. It expects to produce 2.08mn cars this year. It has budgeted Bt1.8bn to improve production and purchase robotic machines. (Kao Hoon, 30/8/18) Comment: Still am curious to see how their expansions into India and Vietnam play out. On paper […]

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AOT AOT’s board of directors gave the green light to second airports in Chiang Mai and Phuket budgeted at Bt126bn after forecasts showed the current airports will be fully utilized. It will propose the plan to the cabinet and shareholders for approval. (Kao Hoon, 25/5/18) Comment: With it supposedly completed by 2022, lets add 2 […]

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BAY BAY targets corporate loans and deposits to grow by 6-8% this year in tandem with projected GDP growth of 4%. It targets SME loan growth of 14% in 2018 and expects this growth to reach 20% in three years. It says its NPLs remain low compared to peers and views the establishment of banking […]

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ADVANC ADVANC announced a dividend on 2H17 of Bt3.57/share, XD on 5 April, giving a total 2017 dividend of Bt7.08/share, a yield of approximately 4%. It reported 2017 earnings of Bt30.077bn, falling 1.9% from 2016. (Khao Hoon, 06/02/18) Comment: How did the eke out decent #’s? Cost cutting. How can they grow? Questionable…although apparently broadband […]

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BANPU BANPU has budgeted Bt3.5bn to invest in Marcellus natural gas, with production capacity of 52mn cubic feet per day. It currently has six natural gas sources with total capacity of 201mn cubic feet per day. (Thun Hoon, 13/12/17) EGCO EGCO says it has successfully obtained loans to develop and construct Nam Theun 1 power […]

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AMA AMA targets 2018 revenue to grow by 30%, as it plans to add two more ships and 30 trucks in response to the growth in the industry. It believes 4Q17 results will be outstanding from high season, which will lead 2017 revenue to make new high at Bt1.5bn. (Khao Hoon, 29/11/17) ANAN ANAN says […]

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ACAP ACAP plans to revise up its 2017 loan target from Bt6bn after already achieving Bt5bn in 1Q17. It is talking to a prospective partner to engage in home loans in Myanmar and Cambodia. (K ao Hoon, 23/05/17) AMATA AMATA expects 2017 revenue to be better than last year thanks to EEC. It has land […]

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AOT AOT reported 2QFY17 earnings of Bt6.47bn, up 17%. This brought 1HFY17 earnings to Bt11.49bn with 65.59mn passenger pass-through. (Kao Hoon, 16/05/17) Comment: What tourism slowdown? Only 5% of the Chinese have passports, just imagine if 10% have passports (note for US citizens its about ~35%-40% depending upon which stat you look at) ARROW ARROW […]

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ABC ABC plans to invest in WeChat Pay project, a mobile payment application for Chinese tourists. It expects this to contribute revenue of Bt1bn/month. It plans to partner with department stores and is looking for other partners as well. (Kao Hoon, 07/03/17) Comment: Where does the news get these magical #’s from?    APCO APCO […]

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ACAP ACAP targets 2016 loans of Bt4bn after reaching Bt3.8bn in 10M16. It expects 2016 performance to turn around, after a 9M16 net profit of Bt94.26mn. It plans to approve property loans of Bt100-300mn. It plans to issue debentures to broaden its business base. (Thun Hoon, 15/11/16) AOT AOT is confident 2016 earnings will be […]

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