ADVANC agreed to pay Bt448m to settle Bt50b dispute with NT, paying ways for future collaboration. Comment: All of these lawsuits will be settled due to the new owners. APCO launches antiviral supplement, MyLife100, out on sales October 1. Comment: And these snakeoil salesmen have another bunch of rubbish supplements for you to try. BAY’s […]

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ADVANC’s expected to report today, Bt6.68b 2Q consensus. ANAN postpones sales of Bt6b bond by a week, as it plans to appeal the verdict of the Central Admin Court, which revoked a notification document to allow the construction or modification of Ashton Asoke. Comment: Imagine you bought a unit at this project as an investment, […]

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AH anticipates positive momentum carry thru 2H from strong parts order from domestic & oversea clients, higher utilization rate yoy, target margins within 10-12%, aims to catch ride on EV boom via MG car dealership business. Comment: Look at the leasing companies in EU and the US. They retired their fleets last year due to […]

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AEONTS, VGI, and HUMAN in JV to set up Rabbit Cash, Bt800m registered cap, to expand digital lending platform, including nano finance, by capping interest rate at 15% max. Comment: Love this move by VGI, that damn rabbit card is immensely valuable and now they’ve figured out the partners to use utilise their distribution network. […]

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BBL’s expanded its money withdrawal service at 7-11 stores, offering greater convenience to consumers in remote areas. Comment: And just confirming that 7-11 as the best network and that we live in the land of Charoen Charoen Pokphand BJCHI sees turning profitable this year, supported by Bt2.7b backlog and Bt500m newly secured projects, confident of […]

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AOT: extend fees waivers for concessionaires & airlines operating at 6 international airports for additional 6 months from previous waivers. ATP30: sells PP 65m shares (9.53% of total outstanding) at Bt0.99 apiece to Toyota Tsusho (TH). Comment: Now that’s an interesting development. BBL, SCB, KTB and BAY: FY20 due today, Bt21.23b, Bt26.72b, Bt16.34b, Bt24.96b consensus. […]

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ANAN to issue Bt1b worth of subordinated debt, offering 9.5% p.a. for first 5 years. Comment: That sounds closer to what I expected for debt pricing, though in reality it should be double digits. BEM sees Blue line ridership rose to 60% or 250ktpd avg post lockdown, expects momentum carry to 2H on school reopen. […]

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AUCT expects vehicles traffic recovery in 2H as banks need to auction repossessed cars to purge NPL before end of year. Comment: The buyers are typically the second hand tents. Do note that even if second hand car prices decline tremendously it does not affect AUCT as their business is fee-based.  BCPG sees 20% growth […]

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BBL expects to save Bt7b after revised acquisition terms to lower BV multiples and Indonesia rupiah depreciation. Comment: A slightly low acquisition price and the IDR dropping. BWG’s major shareholder, Komol Jungrungreangkit, raised holding by 0.5219% to 5.2921% last Friday (April 16), SEC filing. Comment: This name is trading so far below BV its ridiculous. […]

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BAY expects 1Q loan growth shrink more than 10% yoy, sees sharp declines in new home sales, roll-out refinance package to draw mortgage clients. Comment: 1Q20 is a recession quarter, 2Q20 is still up in the air, 2H20 is, I suspect, a recovery period, and 1Q21 everyone will look amazing compared to the year before […]

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