AP: local fund, KSAM, cuts holding by 0.1724% to 4.8731% of total outstanding on Monday (November 16), SEC filing. ASIAN sees positive earnings momentum carrying thru FY21 after reducing reliance on frozen seafood, branching out to pet food, pre-cooked and ready meal, seeks M&A logistics & pet food producer to support group business. Comment: Lockdown’s […]

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AOT: mulls sending subsidiary, AOTGA, to replace THAI for ground operations, will signs Bt 9.7b SIA 3rd runway construction contract with NWR in August., target cod FY23. Comment: But all the news is about the reduction in income from the duty free player… ILM: launch built-in & custom made furniture services, Younique, to fill demand […]

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ADVANC, DTAC, TRUE, TOT, CAT are expected to submit bidding for 5G licenses today, qualified bidders will be announced on February 11 and auction begins February 16 Comment: WHERE’S JAS? IHL wins contract to supply leather to US footwear, KEEN, production starts 2Q, expects to wrap up additional 4 contract this year. IVL cod 440ktpa […]

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AP: K-ASSET raised holding by 0.1212% to 5.1039% of total o/s, SEC filing. Comment: I find it interesting that now the news is reporting what the institutions are doing, are we going to see a situation in Thailand similar to the US that institutions become major shareholders as family’s reduce their holdings. Plus these announcements […]

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BKD BKD is waiting for a result of Bt500mn bidding project. Management expects 2H18 operations to grow and plans to bid for new projects with total value of Bt3-4bn. The company maintains its revenue growth target at 20% backed by booking 50% of its backlog (Bt2bn) (Thun Hoon, 17/7/18) DDD DDD targets its revenue to […]

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COM7, KBANK KBANK has partnered with SET-listed COM7, a distributor of peripheral computer devices, to set up mini-branches in Banana IT shops to take advantage of a 50% lower operating cost compared to a normal branch. KBANK plans to open 20 new mini-branches over the next three years and it is in talks with another […]

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COM7 COM7 is penetrating the gamer market, partnering with Sony Thai to sell game consoles, PlayStation 4, in 25 Banana stores. It believes this will underwrite future growth. (Khao Hoon, 20/12/17) FN FN targets 2018 revenue to grow by at least 10% from this year in tandem with increasing purchasing power. It has budgeted Bt245mn […]

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BEAUTY BEAUTY reported 1Q17 revenue of Bt687.53mn, up 29.7% with net profit of Bt199.65mn, up 54.5% on the back of better sales at each distribution channel. It continues to expand both at home and abroad and also plans to distribute to King Power and 1,100 7-Eleven stores. It plans to expand to an online channel, […]

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CWT CWT Board approves subsidiary purchases. The board approved budget of Bt133.96mn to have subsidiary CWTG acquire 60% of ARW and hold 5% in APCON. It has approved the purchase by subsidiary KCG of land for a building biomass power plant. (Kao Hoon, 26/10/16) Comment: I still remember being told by a client years ago […]

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AOT AOT expects 2016 profit of more than Bt19bn. It expects 4Q16 profit of Bt4.2bn, growth of 10% YoY, supported by more passengers and more flights. (Kao Hoon, 20/09/16) Comment: There have been mumurs that if Thailand really does crack down on the zero dollar tourists from China that AOT could lose 10% of revenues […]

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