AOT awards NWR with Bt9.7b contract to build a 3rd runway, ready for commercial in 2023. BGRIM upbeats 3Q earnings from lower feedstock cost for SPP as gas price drops, recovery demand for electricity from industrial users, to invest 130-150mw windfarm in Korea, gas-fired powerplants in Vietnam total 2,700mw and 250mw SPP in Malaysia, Bt9b […]

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AOT mulls investing Bt3b in monorail projects connecting DMK airport to BTS greenline to help flows of passenger traffic and reduce traffic congestion. Comment: Well it makes sense common sense. However the risk I see is that several travelers to Thailand already skip Bangkok and go direct to their holiday destinations. BCP to sell Bt10b […]

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ACG upbeats 3Q earnings from debut of 2 car dealerships in Phuket & Krabi and additional 5k sqm capacity from auto service center. COL sees 3Q turnaround from wider margins and larger rev from housebrand stationary products sales. LPN opens presales of Bt1b Lumpini Tower Vibha-Jatuchak (Tower B). Comment:¬†They have been struggling for 5 years […]

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BAY sets 5% home loan grwth t/g frm dmnd frm foreigners, boosting outstand loan grwth to 7%, capping NPLs at 2.4-2.6%. COL sets 10% rev grwth t/g frm 5-6% sales grwth at existing B2S stores, sets Bt500-600m capex for 20 new stores, mulls listing of MEB in 2 yrs. Comment: It’s a bit ridiculous that […]

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AKR AKR is confident that performance in 2Q18 will turn around with continual negotiation on power supply projects with both the government and private sectors .Backlog value is Bt300mn .The company aims to join the solar rooftop project with Bt500-600mn value and expects to know the outcome by 2H18. (Thun Hoon, 4/6/18) Comment: Ridiculously low […]

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BCH BCH targets 2018 revenue to grow by 12-15% from last year backed by full-year revenue of higher social security reimbursement and outstanding growth from WMC. It says Kasemrad Ramkhamhaeng hospital is going to open for service in 4Q18 and has budgeted Bt1.19bn for hospital expansion in 2018. (Thun Hoon, 16/03/18) Comment: There’s a lot […]

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BAFS BAFS has budgeted Bt500mn to add more fuel trucks in order to expand refueling points in the airport. It targets 2018 revenue to grow by 3% from 2017 projected revenue of Bt4.4bn, as demand has risen. It believes 4Q17 results will be outstanding as it enters high season. (Thun Hoon, 27/11/17) Comment: With the […]

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BA BA signals 3Q17 earnings will turn positive from 2Q17, as number of passengers and load factor have increased significantly. It is going to open a new route, Bangkok-Phu Quoc to expand its presence in CLMV and increase revenue in the long term. Flights are expected to start on October 29. (Thun Hoon, 4/10/17) Comment: […]

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COL COL expects a strong performance in 2H17 after it sold its online business to Central Group, which will boost its earnings 66%YoY. 2Q17 earnings increased by 23%YoY on rising orders. The growth will come from the e-book business as well. (Thun Hoon, 10/8/17) Comment: Does this just go to show that the online business […]

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AS AS expects 2016 revenue to remain at 2015 level. It expects profit in 2017 after restructuring its business and plans to write off retained loss of Bt1.03bn. (Kao Hoon, 18/11/16) Comment: Well I’m not entirely convinced their “new business model” is going to be successful. BGT BGT plans to open a branch in Vietnam […]

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