AMA AMA targets 2018 revenue growth of at least 30% and plans to budget Bt1.45bn to buy three ships, aiming at a capacity increase to more than 100,000 DWT from 86,000 DWT last year. It says palm oil shipping is going well. (Thun Hoon, 31/1/18) Comment: Well its a shipping company, nothing overall special, looks […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 372 mn SPALI – A switch between the warrants and the underlying shares by the major shareholders GIFT – A drop in the share price led to the founder coming in strongly Sell(s) THB 369 mn SPALI – See above

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AAV AAV is entering high season in 2H17. It says the number of Chinese tourists has picked up since August, lifting its load factor to 84%. It is purchase three new airplanes and will add routes from Don Mueng to Maldives, Jaipur and Tiruchirappalli. (Thun Hoon, 3/10/17) Comment: Still the best LCC player in Thailand […]

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AJ AJ reported substantial growth in 2016. It expects 2017 performance to be robust from expanding to Europe, stimulus measures, exports, and better purchasing power. It expects this to increase orders for BOPP, BOPET, and BOPA, which are used for packaging. It plans to introduce new products with higher margin. It also plans to do […]

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BJC BJC will recognize a full year revenue from BIGC after completing M&A. It expects 2017 net profit of Bt7.7bn, up 104%YoY on the back of 1-2% SSS growth and new stores. (Thun Hoon, 08/02/17) Comment: 3 things, 1. Full year recognition; 2. Interest payments decrease; 3. BIGC margins improve. Now if BJC executives get […]

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AJD AJD is adding 20,000 online top-up machines and it is confident that at end of 2016 it will reach 50,000 machines. It has budgeted Bt10mn for marketing and promotional campaigns in 2H16. (Khao Hoon, 02/08/16) Comment: If they could pull off what FSMART has done then perhaps for the first time in a decade […]

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GIFT GIFT is talking to a prospective partner to set up a subsidiary to operate in the power business with a 25% stake. It plans to expand to the utilities business with cash on hand of Bt230mn. It expects to list on the SET, with finalization in a month. It expects 2016 revenue to mark […]

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ABC ABC targets 2016 revenue of Bt2bn. It plans to wipe out retained losses by launching Above Sukhumvit 39 in 3Q16. It plans to launch ABC Pet World in 4Q16 if its board approves on June 29. (Thun Hoon, 24/06/16) Comment: Anybody else understand the business model of this company?   AGE AGE expects to […]

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Names today: CEI, COM7, CSC, EPCO, GIFT, HFT, HMPRO, JSP, KIAT, MAJOR, ORI, SENA, TAKUNI, UTP CEI CEI targets 2016 revenue of Bt400mn with net profit of Bt100mn. It is considering investing in a Bt10bn mixed-use development on 123 rai in Phuket. It is looking for M&A and takeover. It plans to list its subsidiary […]

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BA BA looks for good 2015, supported by better tourism industry. It expects passenger number to grow by 6mn from 4.79mn last year. It will expand fleet, adding four new ATR72-600s. In 2018, it will have 43 planes versus 27 planes at end 2014. This will support passenger growth in line with the turnaround of […]

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