ASAP ASAP expects growth in 4Q18, supported by high tourism season. It targets revenue growth of 30% backed by an increase in customers. It is dealing with a Japanese company to add “asap GO” car rental centers around the factory zone. The deal will be concluded in December. (Thun Hoon, 18/10/18) Comment: Now GRAB is […]

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ADB ADB expects adhesive and sealant demand to grow in 2H18. It plans to expand both in domestic and foreign markets. It is controlling cost to keep gross margin stable. It reported 1H18 earnings of Bt16.43mn, +1,225%. (Thun Hoon, 17/9/18) Comment: Magical numbers… ADVANC ADVANC expects service revenue to grow 5-7% this year. It is […]

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ASAP ASAP is applying for a loan from local banks to expand its business. It plans to set up car parks for rent nationwide and a final decision will be made in October. It also plans to franchise “auto park” and the conclusion will be clear in 4Q18. Management expects 2H18 results to be good. […]

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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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AOT Ministry of Transport has given AOT one month to finalize the project to manage four airports to be transferred from the Department of Airports. The proposal will then be sent to the cabinet for approval. If the project is approved, the transfer of operations of these airports to AOT will be completed within one […]

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BGRIM-GLOW The Energy Policy Committee is considering renewal of SPPs that expire in 2017-2025. The renewal would be for three years, which is fewer than hoped. BGRIM and GLOW will be benefit from this renewal plan. (Kao Hoon, 27/6/18) Comment: I don’t have many positive comments on the EPPO nor the Ministry of Energy at […]

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Fun times at SCB First the media notes that “The report said the central bank played a role in recommending Mr Boontuck to sit on the board and probe the bank’s heavy lending to three companies: Sahaviriya Steel Industries Plc, Pace Development Corporation… “ Source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1480809/boontuck-joins-scb-board SCB has retorted that “Recent media reports have suggested that […]

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AKR AKR is confident that performance in 2Q18 will turn around with continual negotiation on power supply projects with both the government and private sectors .Backlog value is Bt300mn .The company aims to join the solar rooftop project with Bt500-600mn value and expects to know the outcome by 2H18. (Thun Hoon, 4/6/18) Comment: Ridiculously low […]

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AKR AKR expects 2Q18 to be better than 1Q18 given growing demand of transformers from both government and private entities. It has 2-3 deals worth Bt100mn in the works. It will also bid for 10 solar rooftop projects valued at Bt600mn with results in 2Q18. These will give revenue growth of 20% this year. (Thun […]

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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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