BEM sees YTD average toll way traffic near pre-covid level 1m trips/day, expects MRT ridership gradually recovery from current 200k/day as virus eased, adding more visa contactless payment devices at tollway & MRT to boost traffic. Comment: Google Mobility shows that Thai’s visits to retail and recreation are higher today than pre-covid. But no one […]

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AOT: sees earnings at trough cycle, expects FY22 loss narrow to Bt4b from Bt15b loss this year, target 62.3m passenger arrival in FY22 & 116m FY23. CPN: opening 2 malls this week, Central Sriracha on Wed & Cental Ayudhaya on Saturday, reassure FY21 earnings no less than last year. Comment: They are the giant in […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 6.2 bn JMART – He’s kept buying back shares. In the coming weeks we’re going to hear more about the capital restructuring of the company. GRAMMY – And another flailing old company that has decided to call themselves a “tech company” changes its listing status via a restructuring and boom. GLOCON […]

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AOT said 31 international airlines give nods to inbound flights on Phuket sandbox begins July 1. Comment: I still hold to the viewpoint that we’ll see a parabolic rise in travelers. Slow at first and then boom. IVL completed acquisition of rPET assets of CarbonLite Holding and its subsidiary in Texas, taken charge of the […]

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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‚Ķ 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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