AGE reaffirms big jump 4Q20 from strong coal exports to China, logged FY20 sales volume above 3.5mt target, 1m tons backlog to realize till eo-2Q21, mulls to add vessels and trucks to boost transport revenue, seeks to expand power business. Comment: I used to refer to them as baby banpu pre-2010. But they are traders […]

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AH will turn profitable this year, supported by solid 4Q, expecting Bt5b sales, on par with 3Q, in-line with industry. AH upbeats FY21 earnings from recovery parts orders, will kick-off transfer of Bt1.5b EV parts order next year, eyes 10-15% revenue growth target, margins no less than 10%. Comment: EV isn’t a story for AH […]

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BCH: mulls petition for additional 10k SSO patients quota, roll out One Day Surgery (ODS) service to boost traffic and margins, will cod 2 new hospitals January 1,21 (Vientiane in Laos and Prachinburi), sees less capex next year, eyes 10-15% revenue growth target. DELTA, BAM and COM7 are expected to be added to SET50 for […]

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What a difference a few weeks make. The SET is +16% this month alone, though still down -12% ytd. Which sectors drove it? Resources (i.e. commodities and all) *personal pat on the back here*, and #2 were banks. Though I’m right now listening to BAM’s call, and they’ve mentioned that their capacity of buying bad […]

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BAM may report strong 3Q at Bt1.76b, +100% yoy, and may book Bt1b gains from asset sales in 4Q, Tabloid. Comment: Highly possible given that nothing really happened in 2Q20 BTS’s Bt8.6b green bond were 3.3X oversubscribed. Comment: Going down the ESG route. HMPRO sees less than 20% drop in profit this year, plans one […]

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AMA plans to add vessel before eoy, in talk M&A tanker & logistic business, plan to wrap up 2 deals 1H21, will report 3Q net profit on November 6, reassure turnaround from improving traffic on reopen. AOT’s cashflows drops to Bt40b from Bt77b normal level, may run out in mid-2021 if situation prolongs, may have […]

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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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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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BA add 1 daily flight each to 3 routes (Bkk-Chiang Mai, Bkk-Phuket, Bkk-Lampang) from Sept 1. BAM’s earnings have bottomed out in 2Q, with Bt1.16b Net profit expected for 3Q, +32%, excluding Bt2-3b DTA, Tabloid. CGD to launch 2 hotels, Capella Bangkok and Four Season at Chao Phraya river, in Oct and Nov, Bt12b backlog […]

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ACE wraps up deal to buy 3 biomass powerplants with 26.9MW capacity from UWC worth, helping contributed Bt800-900m p.a. Comment: I still look at ACE questionably given the fact that the founder is a police general and likely won the contracts through “relationships” but having followed their calls, they are running a professional shop.  AOT […]

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