AIE reaffirms solid turnaround 3Q from recovery biodiesel sales volume on easing travel restriction, expects positive momentum 4Q from demand for fuels on holiday season, improved vegetable oil sales vol on reopen of F&B, higher export volume of raw glycerine to India & China for food, pharma, cosmetic production. Comment: Am curious to see how […]

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AJA raised holding in trading co, Youtai, from 49% to 100%, aims to have full control and boost export traffic to China. AOT reaffirms 3 expansion plans at Suvarnabhumi airport worth Bt56.9b, to spend 9 months on feasibility study. Comment: When you begin flying around the country again, you’ll be surprised by the expansions done […]

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CPALL opens the 1st store of 7-11 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Comment: Years in the marking and finally executed. EPG sets Bt300m capex for M&A, revamp food packaging unit & auto parts production, maintained 12-15% full year revenue growth target. GLOBAL estimated subsidiary in China, Guangxi Global House International Trade, to source products from China, […]

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BM upbeats full year earnings supported by demand for metal conduits, racks & enclosures, ctrl panel and switchboard on the back on infra expansion, agricultural machine parts orders for Kubota to realize in 3Q, contribution from 20% holding in EPC contractor (MECT), firms on record high profit this year. Comment: Record high profit means…+5% from […]

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ADVANC firms on plan to expand 5G coverage, sees mass data package upgrade for surging demand for distance learning and WFH, add bundle pkg 5G, BB and wifi to draw more subscribers. GLOBAL upbeats 2Q earnings from higher sales yoy, wider margins on building mat thanks to higher steel price and tailwind from online sales, […]

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“Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi and other top leaders have been detained in an early-morning raid in an apparent “coup,” her party’s spokesperson Myo Nyunt said, a move that came after the country’s military disputed its landslide win in a November election.” Source: Bloomberg Why should those on the Thai equity markets care? You have […]

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AEONTS: 2Q21np (end of Aug20) at Bt 966m +82.3% qoq, +2.6% yoy, beats Bt 836m consensus, pays interim Bt 1.85 dps, XD Oct 19. Comment: A surprise for the market, people are still paying the minimum requirements on the loans/cards. Will this lead to more excitement into SAWAD and MTC? What about 2021 when the […]

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AP keeps Bt40.55b transfer target this year, +25%, and pre-sales at Bt33.5b, but will adjust business plan and forecast in April. Comment: That’s a ballsy target, I wonder what the sacrifice in margins will be AWC shuts down 5 hotels in BKK, Marriot, Le meridian, Okura & Hilton, from March 26 – April 15. Comment: […]

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So what’s happened? And so its been all over the news since last Friday (18/01) https://www.hooninside.com/news-feed/84882/view/ And finally it hit the English news over the weekend and yesterday: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-21/ban-on-thai-billionaire-prompts-slump-in-top-hospital-operator?srnd=premium-asia https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1615270/prasert-others-given-14-days-to-comply That the owner of Bangkok Airways Plc (BA) and Bangkok Dusit Medical Services Plc (BDMS) has been caught with his hand in the cookie jar. […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 235.5 mn BDMS – The insider trading family members don’t care about the potential price cap on hospital bills. THG – He’s still buying GLOBAL – It’s come off a fair bit since the peak and a director is buying IVL – Heinecke thinks the noise on the inventory loss is […]

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