AGE eyes 5.5m tons FY21 coal sales volume target from recovery demand in SEA, seeks to branch out from coal sales & transport to logistics & renewable energy to diversify risk, target full year revenue >Bt11b. Comment: Realise that they benefit from the rising coal price environment seen since the end of 3Q20 (coal prices […]

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AGE reaffirms big jump 4Q20 from strong coal exports to China, logged FY20 sales volume above 3.5mt target, 1m tons backlog to realize till eo-2Q21, mulls to add vessels and trucks to boost transport revenue, seeks to expand power business. Comment: I used to refer to them as baby banpu pre-2010. But they are traders […]

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CK wins 2 tollway maintenance contracts (Si Rat – Outer Ring & Udon Ratthaya Expressway) from BEM total Bt1.005b. DTAC’s offering up to Bt3,500 worth of compensation to subscribers unable to sign up for government’s 50-50 co-payment scheme due to technical glitches in its online systems yesterday morning. Comment: Well done DTAC, they’re going to […]

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ADVANC target BB market shares growth no less than 20% next year from current 1.35m AIS Fiber subscribers, keen on improving customers experience to mitigate price war. ALT: branch out from turnkey 5G network installation to infra & state enterprise, expects to awards railway network projects from State Railway early next year. BR: local fund, […]

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AWC: cod 72 villas luxury resort, Banyan Tree Krabi. BBL, KBANK, TISCO passed BOT’s stress test, expects official announcement from BOT within next few days, tabloid. Comment: BBL and KBANK both raised capital, TISCO hasn’t yet, I wouldn’t be surprised to see them require new capital next year. GULF: confirms cod schedule of 2.5k mw […]

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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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Government Saving Bank appointed TMB to be FA for acquisition of iBank’s leasing subsidiary, AMANAH, to expand non-bank auto title loan business, finalized by end of October. Comment: So is this the vehicle that the government will use to supply liquidity to the country? CHAYO: board approved moving from MAI to SET, will proceed after […]

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AAV’s building a super app off its existing mobile app and website to provide services such as e-commerce, delivery and payments. The app is to be available next month in Thailand and Asean. BCPG to build 220KV transmission cable in Laos to cater for 500MW power transmission in 2022. GULF’s new 1,066 capital increase share […]

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BCH expects windfall from Social Security Office’s plan to offer members age >50 to recover quadrivalent influenza vaccine cover A/H1NI, A/H3N2, B1, B2, Bt450/shot announcement mid-October, valid from October 15 till Dec 31, expects Bt450-500m contribution from the campaign. GULF’s capital increase seen 1.26X oversubscribed, collecting Bt32b in fresh capital, keeps Bt110b investment plan for […]

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CRC scales back European malls expansion as pandemic dampen purchasing power, mulls investing in IT & online business to align with new normal. Comment: Without tourism from Asia the malls they have in Europe will be quiet….for Thailand ~20% comes from direct tourism spending. GULF to wrap up 3 hydro powerplants deal in Laos with […]

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