ADVANC to provide 5G network solution for Bosch’s factory in EEC, sees growth from IoT, remote production curling & monitoring, automated warehouse & logistic to improve productivity. Comment: I think we are underestimating the potential impact of 5G on businesses, it’s going to be far bigger than we may realise. AOT’s board omitted bonus payment […]

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GSB denied report that it’s paying Bt2b for 48.59% stake in AMANAH. Comment: That rumour was quickly dispelled within the day, next name is SAWAD – which hasn’t issued a press release denying the rumours. If so SAWAD may get into MTC’s business – motorbikes. AP may report 115-128% growth in 3Q NP to Bt1,330m […]

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AAV: expects AOT give nods on proposal to operate 24 daily domestic flights service from SIA to Chiang Mai, Phuket, Krabi, Suratthani, seeks to expand international flights from SIA to China, Vietnam, Myanmar & Cambodia before end of year. AMATA: announced RO 83m shares 12.8554217:1, PO price to announce before September 21, subscription October 9, […]

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AMA in talk 2 logistic partners to expand from Oil & Gas transports to industrial logistic, expects big jumps 3Q from larger average tanker size yoy from 13k tons/trip to 15ktpt, positive momentum from onshore logistic as PTG & AIE increase shipment of gasoline and B100 transport, will add 60-80 oil trucks in 2H after […]

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AOT report aircraft movement 8M20 (Oct19-May20) -29.8% yoy to 425,900 flights, international flights -30.2% yoy to 229,400 flights, domestic -29.33% yoy to 196,500 flights, passenger traffic -33.94% yoy to 64.2m vs 97.18m 8M19, international arrival -34.72% yoy to 37.24m, domestic passenger -32.83% yoy to 26.96m. Comment: And the YoY #’s will only continue to worsen […]

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BAY stops nano-finance services, Tao-Kae Tun Jai, aims to clear Bt43m accrued debt in portfolio from 2.8k accounting for NPLs of 11% from the segment, no plan to restart programme this year.  Comment: One bank out of this nano-finance, I wouldn’t be surprised to sell all of the commercial banks out of it. Expect to […]

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ADVANC sets Bt10-15b 1-year capex to expand 5G network, while Fitch said 5G capex is credit neutral. AOT cuts fix rent by 20%, waives minimum payment for revenue sharing for tenants only variable percentages applied from February 1,20 till January 31,21, stretching payment terms for operators in the airport for 6 months for payment due […]

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ADVANC FY19 came after close at Bt 31.19b +5% yoy; missed Bt 32.18b consensus, pays interim Bt 7.34 dps, XD Feb 19. Comment: It’s a dividend payer, if 5G bids and capex are too strenuous it should comfortably maintain its DPS ratio, perhaps even an increase? AOT: report Feb MTD passenger arrival at SIA drops […]

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AMANAH reaffirms big jump 4Q from strong demand for credit on holiday season, larger coverage from branches expansion and lower LLP after shift strategy to seize vehicle instead of settle with debtors on hire-purchase default AMATA signs JV Spore partner, Surbana Jurong Infrastruture, to provide consultancy service for entire projects under Amata Group. Comment: I […]

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BJC to open 1st BIGC in Cambodia Poi Pet, with Bt300m investment, target Bt1m sales/day, sees seasonal 4Q to boost revenue growth by 4-5% yoy as planned. CK signs Bt6.6b Rama 3 expressway contract. COM7 sees record high quarterly profit in 4Q, +44% yoy, boosting FY19 up 33% to Bt1.18b, helped by strong iPhone 11, […]

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