24CS: building engineering contractor specialize in electrical, air vent, telco and sanitary system, 24 Con & Supply, debuts 130m shares at Bt 3.4/share, UOB leads. Comment: Now that’s an IPO! ASIAN upbeats outlook from accelerated OEM pet food orders as international clients expand house brand products to boost margin, sees tuna & seafood business remained […]

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AUCT sees repossessed vehicles traffic accelerates thru auction yard aft debts relief prog phased out since July, expects FY22 traffic in the system above 300k vehicles. Comment: And they’ve increased the fee that they charge…. BAM reaffirms Bt4b cash collection target in 3Q, will announce JV distressed assets management venture on July 29, sees earnings […]

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GULF: keeps 80% FY22 revenue growth target from higher capacity yoy, full year recognition of GSRC unit 1/2/3, contribution from INTUCH, sets Bt120b 5-year capex FY22-26 (60% for renewable, 20% large pp, 10% digital biz, 5% infra, 5% LNG), will conclude 2-3 M&A overseas pp by end of year, keeps investment plan in blockchain ecosystems […]

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BANPU acquires Barnett shale field in Texas with gas production capacity of 225mmscfd from Exxon Mobil for US$750m, lifts total gas production in the US to more than 900mmscfd. Comment: Ya ya ya, share price would’ve been far higher…ok time for me to move on from whining about last year’s recap. Once BANPU has finished […]

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AOT sees 19m passenger arrival for 6M22 (Oct 21 – Mar 22), likely fall short of 60-70m full year target, expects Transport Ministry to approve transfer of 3 airports (Udonthani, Burirum, Krabi) from Department of Airport by end of April. Comment: Still the best monopoly play on the country’s aviation, but….yes…valuations are what they are. […]

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BAM allots Bt9b budget to add bad debts, maintained Bt17b full year cash collection target, in talk partner to establish jv distressed assets mgt on unsecured loans, inks deal 2Q. Comment: They’re going to have to raise capital, the amount of bad debt/npls that are going to continue coming after this massive rise in commodity […]

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APCO kick-off exports cancer treatment products to Chinese partner in July, will add more anti-aging & slimming products on line-up in 3Q, mulls expand capacity as average order from China > 1 ton/month. Comment: Their business model is to peddle rubbish “health” products via MLMs. BGRIM sets Bt300b 10-year capex to boost capacity to 10,000 […]

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AMATA said will miss 950 rai land sale target this year, as 9-10 clients postponed land purchase due to covid. Comment: No surprises here. Though yes arguably AMATA is attractive on an NAV/share basis atm. AOT reported Bt4,320m FY20 NP, ending September 30, -83% yoy, in-line with Bt4,372m consensus. Its reported a core loss of […]

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BEM sees 10% ridership growth this year to 500K/day from extension of Blue Line, sets 25% revenue growth target next year, free trial run Blue line extension Hua Lamphong-Bang Khae MRT from Jul 29 – Sept 28, expects FY20 ridership +25% yoy. Comment: For BEM – specific to the MRT – it’s a scale game, […]

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ADVANC ADVANC is implementing new upgrades to its “superblock” bandwidth structure, aiming to reinvigorate the country’s largest mobile operator as it faced stagnant subscriber growth the past few years because of a saturated mobile market. It claims the new superblock will help boost service speeds by 30%, while accommodating up to 52 million customers. (Bangkok […]

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