BCH expects windfall from Social Security Office’s plan to offer members age >50 to recover quadrivalent influenza vaccine cover A/H1NI, A/H3N2, B1, B2, Bt450/shot announcement mid-October, valid from October 15 till Dec 31, expects Bt450-500m contribution from the campaign. GULF’s capital increase seen 1.26X oversubscribed, collecting Bt32b in fresh capital, keeps Bt110b investment plan for […]

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BCH sees record high 3Q on seasonal, new hospital, higher SSO payment, and foreign patients. Comment: Where are these magical foreign patients? Perhaps I count as one of them… CPN anticipates 2H turnaround from lower rent cut to 20-30% from improved traffic at malls to 80-90% compare to pre-covid level, sees overall OCC still healthy […]

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ACE pays Bt851m for 3 biomass powerplants with 26.9MW capacity, with immediate revenue recognition of Bt900m p.a., in talks to boost P2P and boost overall biomass powerplants to 12, 112MW overall. Comment: Decent priced paid. APCO will launch 2-3 health supplement products before end of year, aiming to capture demand from health conscious consumers, estimate […]

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AH sees 40% drop in revenue this year, with net loss expected in 2Q, aims to cut costs by 50%. Comment: Well…looks like their expansion plans are all on hold BCH sees solid growth in 2Q20 from COVID related revenue and from 5% growth in social security patients to 900K, keeps plan to build 3 […]

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BCH sees solid 1Q20 on higher SSO patients, on track to open 90 beds new hospital in Sa Kaew, firms on 10-15% revenue growth target this year. Comment: Excl. BH and BDMS I think the rest of the hospitals are going to be ok.  EPG said its unit in the US, Aeroflex USA, is operational […]

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BCH upbeats 1Q revenue from surging Covid-19 test traffic at 100-150 cases/day, firms on plan to open hospital in Aranyaprathet province in May. Comment: I think that most hospitals outside of BDMS and BH are going to do quite well. Although if factories are closed then perhaps you’ll see a drop off in the hospitals […]

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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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BCH expects recent change to SSO payment scheme to boost revenue by 7-10%, confident of keeping #1 spot for SSO patient scheme with 880K members. Comment: It was a major risk for a short time, but now with this settled, these government reliant hospitals DTAC CEO, Alexandra Reich, resigns, effective February 1, Telenor Myanmar chief, […]

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ACG upbeats 4Q earnings from strong vehicle sales ahead of year end, 11 more dealerships yoy and contribution from maintenance services, sets Bt200m budget to open 2 branches and expand relating business, target 20% revenue growth next year. BA to compete with King Power for duty free pick-up counter at Suvarnabhumi and Donmuang, result Jan […]

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AGE AGE set capex of Bt30mn to set up a sorting and gliding plant, supporting its coal transportation services by sea, which it expects to contribute 10% of total revenue. It expects earnings growth of 10% with coal sales target growth of 20-30% to 4mn tons, focusing on customers in China, Vietnam and Cambodia. (Thun […]

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