BANPU sees 2H turnaround from recover coal sales volume and higher selling price from improving demand from China and Vietnam. Comment: If only it were a true coal play… BGRIM upbeats 3Q earnings from low gas price, sees electricity demand from industrial clients gradually back to normal posted reopening, seeks M&A to boost inorganic growth. […]

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ACG moves from MAI to SET under auto sector, effective from July 1 onwards. BDMS has entered into an agreement with China-based Ping An Health Insurance to tap the lucrative Chinese medical tourist market, target Bt1-2b p.a. in revenue. BWG board approved listing of renewable pp subsidiary, Earth Tech Environment, on MAI, expects 2H turnaround […]

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JFinCoin & JMART I wanted to give this a few weeks before writing about it to see if there would be anything positive. Unfortunately for them not, the ICO performed poorly and is down some -50% from its initial offering price. The perfect world scenario was that it would pop well on the first day […]

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BSM BSM’s earnings in 1Q18 improved significantly, up 115.6% YoY, supported by strong performance of its hospital segment. The company targets revenue for 2018 at a record high of Bt800mn. It will expand to the property development business. (Thun Hoon, 17/5/18) Comment: They’ve been quiet for some time. Wondering if this is going to be […]

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ABM ABM said 2Q18 earnings are expected to be strong, driven by a lot of orders. It expects sales in the quarter to surge 30%, reaching Bt22bn/month from 1.4-1.5 Million tons/month. (Khao Hoon, 20/4/18) BIZ BIZ’s shareholders approve dividend of Bt0.08/share. The payment date is May 9. It has current backlog of Bt1.46bn, with recognition […]

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ACAP ACAP to sign an MOU to lend more than Bt1.2bn to a company under GGC. It recently gave a Bt400mn five-year loan. ACAP targets Bt6bn in loans in 2017. It expects good growth in both 3Q17 and 4Q17. It plans to list a subsidiary. (Khao Hoon, 29/8/17) Comment: Since they’ve come under new ownership […]

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BEM BEM to pay dividend of Bt0.06/share, XD on September 5. (Thun Hoon, 25/8/17) EGCO EGCO says 2H17 performance will grow. It expects to maintain ROE at above 10%. It also plans to expand abroad into Laos, Indonesia and Vietnam. Domestically, it will begin to book revenue from Klong Luang power plant from 3Q17. (Khao […]

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BIZ BIZ announced 1Q17 earnings of Bt4.12mn, growing from 1Q16’s Bt0.39m, driven by higher sales and lower cost. It plans to launch new products. It plans to continue transferring Bt350mn in work on hand. (Thun Hoon, 17/05/17) Comment: I am curious to hear about this business BRR BRR reports 1Q17 net profit growth of 221% […]

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BIG BIG adjusts revenue target growth to 15% from 10% supported by camera market growth. It plans to start up “Print Gift” services in May to increase net and gross margins. (Kao Hoon, 17/03/16) Comment: One interesting tidbit here is with the model cycle, when new models are released the older models will naturally see […]

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Given that last week’s email didn’t go out, here’s the link to last week’s Random Thoughts: ADVANC, Pattaya/Utapao, Indonesia Property Stimulus: While I doubt there will be a huge positive impact from this stimulus measure, it’s still worth noting a few things: The cabinet has approved property stimulus measures to help boost the economy. Some […]

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