7UP: Advance Capital partner cuts holding by 11.9023% to 2.9284% of total outstanding last Friday (January 22.) Comment: And that means that this odd listed co has no major shareholder. Though someone must’ve taken the block from Advance Capital. Look at the Board, dodgy characters… COM7 teams up Shopee to roll out online campaign, Shopee […]

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ADVANC wins favorable court ruling after Central Admin Court dismisses TOT’s petition for rev sharing worth Bt1.38b. ASIAN sets Bt400m capex to upgrade machines to automate production line for its seafood & pet food productions, aiming to improve hygenic, reduce human involvement & save labor cost. BAM sets Bt15b capex distressed assets acquisitions, target Bt17b […]

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Banks are done, next is the rest of the market. Thoughts on their earnings? Meh. Those that provisioned heavily and early (i.e. KBANK) looked great, those that didn’t, basically the rest of them, looked rubbish. Note the loan growth figures…tepid. I’m seeing more places close permanently on my weekend drives (~within 250 km from bkk […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 5.3 bn SGP – Left pocket, right pocket THG – And he’s still buying shares. Sell(s) THB 5.5 bn SGP – See above COMAN – The Founder sold to the CEO/owner of DNA/More. BGRIM – KEX – Senior management/directors still dumping shares.

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Aeronautical Radio of Thailand reports 55% drop in flights to 464K flights last year, but reported 11.5% rise in December, while AAV had the most flights at 7,668. Ministry mulls new round for co-payment: The Finance Ministry plans to add another registration round for the second phase of the co-payment subsidy at the end of […]

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ASP said SET’s expected to adjust SET50/SET100 freefloat criteria, by switching to Free Float Adjusted Mkt Cap from Full Market Cap, positive to BBL, SCC, SCB, KBANK, BDMS, CPALL, INTUCH, PTT, CPN, TISCO; -VE to DELTA, AOT, MAKRO, GULF, BAY, GPSC, ADVANC, PTTEP, SCGP, AWC. Comment: Well at least they are attempting to use their […]

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AOT: extend fees waivers for concessionaires & airlines operating at 6 international airports for additional 6 months from previous waivers. ATP30: sells PP 65m shares (9.53% of total outstanding) at Bt0.99 apiece to Toyota Tsusho (TH). Comment: Now that’s an interesting development. BBL, SCB, KTB and BAY: FY20 due today, Bt21.23b, Bt26.72b, Bt16.34b, Bt24.96b consensus. […]

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BGRIM: ADB sold 2.01% stake in overnight placement (52,295,200 share) at Bt51.40 – Bt52.40 per share, a discount of 2.5% to 4.4%, by JP and Citi. CENTEL signs 3 hotels, 2 in Vang Vieng, Laos & 1 in Khao Yai, adds 304 rooms in portfolios. Comment: I still think CENTEL > MINT in terms of […]

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BCPG expects to sign 600mw windfarm projects in Laos within 1H, sees room for additional capacity from 160k acres land, targets M&A 300mw this year. BGC expects meaningful turnaround from surging demand for bottle packaging on recovery consumption & F&B delivery trend. Comment: If you remember (https://www.thaicapitalist.com/random-thoughts-protests-bgc-bottles-it-cpall-not-a-monopoly/) I unleashed quite a bit into BGC (and […]

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CBG anticipates wider margins this year from full year contribution of new canning plant, improved econ of scale from larger OEM bottling orders, will add 1 new functional drink under C+Lock range, package subsidiary, APM, to cod paper containers 1Q21. CHO signs MOU with Thailand London taxi operator, Asia Cab, to jointly develop PEV and […]

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