Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 714 mn JMART – We were surprised to see this massive buying back by the founder, but also quite happy about it too :p EA – A switch between personal and corporate holdings MPG – Looks like a back door is happening here. BEM – A director buys a share amount […]

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AAV sees 4Q average load factor back >80% from 65% in 3Q, Chiangmai, Chiang Rai & Nan logged 90%, 42 aircrafts out of 62 entire fleets on operation, 4Q ticket price QTD +10-20% from Bt996/ticket in 3Q. Comment: Yup though ticket prices are far higher than 996 on the weekends. Rumours have it though that […]

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BANPU: completed acquisition of Barnett shale gas asset in the US on October 1, will book immediate contribution from 4Q20. Comment: Urgh….. BGRIM: signs MOU with Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) to jointly expand SPP, smart microgrid and renewable energy. CBG: expects to report quarterly record high profit in 3Q from increase market share of Woody […]

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BANPU upbeats 2H earnings from higher coal sales volume and selling price on improving econ activities, sees more upside to coal price from restocking ahead of winter. Comment: If was a pure coal play I would be in it. BBL: SSO raised holding by 0.0118% to 5.0097% of total outstanding last Friday, SEC filing. BJC […]

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BANPU sees 2H turnaround from recover coal sales volume and higher selling price from improving demand from China and Vietnam. Comment: If only it were a true coal play… BGRIM upbeats 3Q earnings from low gas price, sees electricity demand from industrial clients gradually back to normal posted reopening, seeks M&A to boost inorganic growth. […]

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BANPU acquires 37.6mw VN onshore windfarm projects for Bt2.065b, power to sell to authority under 20 years PPA (cod-ed Apr 19), transaction to complete in 4Q. BTS expects cabinet to approve green line O&M concession extension by 30 years in exchange for Bt100b debts in an upcoming cabinet meeting tomorrow. INTUCH 2Q due Wednesday (Aug […]

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ACAP defaulted interest payment for bondholders of ACAP20NA due yesterday, SEC filing, Comment: That’s another one down. ADVANC’s insisted no personal info from customers was leaked during a scheduled test earlier this month – only non-critical info was exposed online as reported by foreign media. Comment: Singapore get your act together…do they really want to […]

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For Thailand here are the key changes: MSCI THAILAND INDEX Additions ASSET WORLD CORP (AWC) BANGKOK COMM ASSET MGT (BAM) KRUNGTHAI CARD (KTC) Deletions BANPU MSCI Small Cap Additions: BANPU Deletions: ANAN, BEAUTY, BEC, ERW, GGC, ITD, LPN, PLAT, PSL, GLOBAL, SVI, TTA, U, UNIQ, UV, WORK Sources: https://app2.msci.com/eqb/gimi/stdindex/MSCI_May20_STPublicList.pdf https://app2.msci.com/eqb/gimi/smallcap/MSCI_May20_SCPublicList.pdf

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ADVANC’s granted 5G certified operator from GSMA, the 1st and sole operator in Thailand. BANPU sets $600m 5-year capex for gas and renewable energy. Comment: I question this investment strategy….maybe because I just want to find a pure coal player… BGC sees strong bottles order yesterday as demand for exports to US & India grow […]

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AOT to announce winner for Bt13b SIA’s 3rd runway projects and satellite terminal on March 9. AWC target 15% CAGR over next 5 years, sets 5 year capex at Bt30b to expand hospitality and commercial projects. BANPU sees profitable this year from -Bt553m loss in 2019, expecting turnaround in coal, utility and gas business. Comment: […]

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