With earnings reporting season over all the owners/directors have started buying/selling their shares again. Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 988 AUCT – That’s a huge block trade, family took back some 14% the company. RS – He’s buying again. SABUY – They’re making moves and being paid well in share price performance, the MD buys more. […]

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AH inked deal MG to expand downstream to dealership biz, sees opportunities from PHEV & EV transition, eyes 20% revenue growth target. Comment: The shift to EV etc has zero impact on the business of companies such as AH, as they don’t manufacture engine parts… AUCT teams up BAM to host NPA auction on Jun […]

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AUCT: anticipates recovery traffic at auction yard 2Q onward as repossessed vehicles mounting on third wave of pandemic, expects wider margins this year from lower SG&A and online auctions, upside from partnership with leasing & distressed assets management partners (ECL & CHAYO). Comment: CHAYO is the interesting play here, they have access and now a […]

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AS sees >100% growth in revenue this year, plans 6-10 new games next year, hopes to resume dividend payment mid-2021, sets Bt100-150m capex for Vietnam and Indonesia expansion. Comment: You’ll probably see a quarterly decline in revenues. AUCT upbeats 4Q earnings momentum from accelerating traffic at auction yard as Leasing & Banks purge repossessed vehicles […]

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ALT upbeats future earnings after branching out from telcos network infra business to traffic management software, sees increasing demand for automatic number plate recognition for parking-lot & traffic monitoring, eyes 500 licenses sold by end of 1H21. AUCT anticipates solid 4Q after raised entry fee on vehicles enter the auction from Bt8k to 9k/unit, improved […]

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AEONTS: 2Q21np (end of Aug20) at Bt 966m +82.3% qoq, +2.6% yoy, beats Bt 836m consensus, pays interim Bt 1.85 dps, XD Oct 19. Comment: A surprise for the market, people are still paying the minimum requirements on the loans/cards. Will this lead to more excitement into SAWAD and MTC? What about 2021 when the […]

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ASIAN sees Bt8.4b revenue this year, on growth in pet foods sales, 2H earnings is expected to be solid. AUCT sees big jump in number of participants on online auto auction at 15-20k/month from 7k average pre-covid, expects all time high profit this year. Comment: The most important thing for AUCT its the # of […]

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FTSE rebalance today may see as much as Bt3.6b outflows, after FTSE All World cuts SET weighting to 2.98% from 3.05%, while FTSE SET index sees additions in CRC, DIF, ACE, BAM, RBF. ADVANC signed JV Saha Pathana Group to develop fiber infra to expand corporate BB, data center, 5G solutions and cloud services for […]

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AUCT expects vehicles traffic recovery in 2H as banks need to auction repossessed cars to purge NPL before end of year. Comment: The buyers are typically the second hand tents. Do note that even if second hand car prices decline tremendously it does not affect AUCT as their business is fee-based.  BCPG sees 20% growth […]

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ADVANC launches commercial 5G on mobile phone, the 1st in Asean, offers 5G roaming in Switzerland and UAE. Upbeat outlook from strong data traffic as demand for work from home, allots Bt15b capex to expand network. Comment: I’m hearing the same questions today about 5G as I heard about 3G and 4G. “Whats the point […]

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