National Telecom (NT) is in talks with ADVANC for a partnership deal that would see ADVANC purchases 10MHz of bandwidth on the 700MHz spectrum range from NT. Comment: See there are still 3 telco players in Thailand. EKH anticipates solid 1Q from RT-PCR tests on resurgence of 5th wave, will cod elderly care home & […]

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AAV predicts the aviation business will return to normal within 3 months on condition that more borders in the region reopen with no quarantine and RT-PCR test required. Comment: Define “normal” though yes I am of the viewpoint that we are going to see a strong rebound in travel IF/WHEN pcr tests/quarantines are taken out. […]

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ASIAN reassures solid 4Q supported by additional capacity from pre-fried food & pet food production, higher domestic & export sales, will expand frozen food & pet foods to overseas market next year. BE8: cloud sales, service, marketing, application solutions, Beryl 8 Plus, debut IPO 50m shares @ Bt10/share. Comment: Small name, small float, couldn’t get […]

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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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AEONTS reports 1Q22 net profit (end of May21) at Bt1.149b, +117%, topline -11% yoy from shrinking card spending from Covid impact & new loan suspension at Aeonts Micro finance (Myanmar) since February 1, lower LLP yoy, recovery on doubtful account and costs control provided cushion. Comment: Given the high debt levels in Thailand, a friend […]

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APCS mulls to sell raw water business in EEC area, focus on core business, metal precision parts for auto, ventilation, optic, medical & solar business. AWC inked deal Nobu Hospitality to estimate Nobu Restaurant at rooftop of Empire Tower, target cod in 4Q, plans to add 1-2 hotels over 5-6 years. Comment: They aren’t acquiring […]

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*Effective 1 July SET announced SET50 and SET100 rebalance for 2H21: SET50: Ins : IRPC, KCE, STA, STGT. Outs: AWC, BAM, TOA, VGI. SET100: Ins: AAV, ICHI, NRF, PSL, PTL, SINGER, STGT, SYNEX, TKN. Outs: AWC, BPP, EPG, GFPT, MBK, TOA, TPIPP, TTW, WHAUP. sSET: 34 securities consisting of: Seven Utilities and Power pcl (7UP), […]

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CENTEL sets Bt10,400m 3-year capex for hotel, food and other investment, to open Phuket hotel for travel bubble program there from July 1. Comment: They’re going to capture the market share. CRC cuts FY21 revenue growth target to 10-11% from 10-12%, scale back CAPEX by 10-15% from Bt16-18b, delay 3 malls launch including Robinson Lifestyle […]

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BANPU expected to report after market shut, Bt993m consensus. Comment: Commodities – Let’s see what the #’s are. What a busy week it is. GPSC reports 1Qnp @ Bt1.97b, +25% yoy, thanks to higher profit sharing revenue from Xayaburi hydro power, gains from disposal of Global Renewable Power and dividend income from RATCH, Rayong Waste […]

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INET sees FY21 revenue from cloud services +50% yoy from remote working, online platform expansion & paperless adoptions, will estimate Bt4.5b IFF (DCREIT) offering in 2Q. Comment: I still don’t understand why any private enterprise would bother with INET.  IRPC upbeats FY21 earnings from wider chem spreads yoy, stock gains & improved sales vol supported […]

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