AUCT shifts entire vehicles auction to online to gain larger exposure, mitigate disruption from travel restriction, reduce operating costs, sees surging auto & motorbike traffic in 2H, eyes 10% revenue growth target. Comment: Natural growth for them. Margin expansion could be incredible should this be accepted by the car tents whom are the major buyers. […]

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AWC reports advance booking topped 50% capacity of hotels in Phuket, expects positive OCC carry thru 4Q, eyes M&A to expand portfolio. Comment: Why them? They have scale, the 1 hotel operator/owner is dead (unless they are your favourite boutique). Capital will flow to the big boys. BBL, Sunway, Linklogis will jointly apply for a […]

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*Effective 1 July SET announced SET50 and SET100 rebalance for 2H21: SET50: Ins : IRPC, KCE, STA, STGT. Outs: AWC, BAM, TOA, VGI. SET100: Ins: AAV, ICHI, NRF, PSL, PTL, SINGER, STGT, SYNEX, TKN. Outs: AWC, BPP, EPG, GFPT, MBK, TOA, TPIPP, TTW, WHAUP. sSET: 34 securities consisting of: Seven Utilities and Power pcl (7UP), […]

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AH anticipates positive momentum carry thru 2H from strong parts order from domestic & oversea clients, higher utilization rate yoy, target margins within 10-12%, aims to catch ride on EV boom via MG car dealership business. Comment: Look at the leasing companies in EU and the US. They retired their fleets last year due to […]

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AOT’s Bt41b passenger terminal (north expansion) gets greenlight from Deputy PM yesterday, as well as Bt7.8b (east expansion), with constructions start Jan 23 and April 22 respectively. Comment: The valuation of AOT still makes no sense. But c’est la vie. CK secured Bt5b water transmission tunnel, to official sign Bt47b dual-tracked Denchai-Chiangrai contract, boosting FY21 […]

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EPG’s confident of >Bt9b revenue this year, sees windfall from Biden’s latest infra spending plans. Comment: No, no, no. It’s a margin game for this company, half of it are auto’s (ok fine a recovery) but a “high oil price” is awful for their margins. HANA expects revenue this year to be close to 2019 […]

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ADB upbeats FY21 outlook from recovery demand for compound plastic beads, adhesives and sealants for med supplies, wire coated, building material and auto. CKP expects 15-30% revenue growth this year, sets Bt2-4b capex for PP. BTS signs Pink Line extension into Muangthong Thani with NBM worth Bt4,230m, with BLAND in for Bt1,250m and the rest […]

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CBG anticipates wider margins this year from full year contribution of new canning plant, improved econ of scale from larger OEM bottling orders, will add 1 new functional drink under C+Lock range, package subsidiary, APM, to cod paper containers 1Q21. CHO signs MOU with Thailand London taxi operator, Asia Cab, to jointly develop PEV and […]

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AAV said the latest outbreak the worst crisis for aviation in Thailand as airlines face more pressure than during the lockdown last year. Comment: Nothing was worse than the March-May period where everything was shut down. But the government is trying their best to make things just as difficult at the moment. EPG upbeats 1Q […]

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AS to launch 8-10 online games in FY21, expects download jumps from 2nd round of Covid spreads, target 15-20% next year. BCP sets Bt23b capex for FY21 to revamp cracking unit and R&D petroleum products, purges holding in Lithuim Americal Corp (LAC) for $136m vs initial investment of $36m, cap gains will be rec directly […]

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