AOT sets Bt30b capex for runway-taxiway repairing, renovates passenger terminals. ARIN: local fund, BBLAM, raised holding to 15.3312% last Monday (Oct 12), SEC filing. Comment: Incorrect news, both BBLAM and MFC have combined ~28% which is via the local Private Fund vehicle and therefore the shareholders are the same. DTAC reported 3Qnp at Bt1.43b, -18.7% […]

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ALT upbeats future earnings after branching out from telcos network infra business to traffic management software, sees increasing demand for automatic number plate recognition for parking-lot & traffic monitoring, eyes 500 licenses sold by end of 1H21. AUCT anticipates solid 4Q after raised entry fee on vehicles enter the auction from Bt8k to 9k/unit, improved […]

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ADVANC to boost revenue from digital entertainment app, AIS Play, above Bt1b within FY22, sees opportunity from large subscriptions base. Comment: I use their service ~4x a year to watch sporting events and stream it to my TV (as I did last night with the French Open), I don’t see how normal TV channels survive.  […]

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CFRESH upbeats 3Q earnings from strong frozen shrimps order from the US, estimate oversea subsidiary to expand e-commerce in UK. INET cuts FY20 revenue growth target to 5% from 20% from data center service cancellation from corporate affected by Covid; cuts outsource services to save manpower, expand paperless transaction platform, e-billing, tax invoice, verification & […]

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Notable Transactions Note: Price data is as of 24/08/20, and as 2Q20 #’s are finished, management buy/sells are YUGEE. Buy(s) THB 560 mn BOFFICE – Family has put in a small fortune ready for the cap increase. OSP – Founding family member has been putting a lot of capital to work this year, both in […]

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ADVANC sees marginal impact from tower dispute settlement with State-owned, CAT Telecom, after transfer 155 telco towers ownership to CAT & and rent back from CAT for 5 years from Jul 1,20, CAT will use space & maintenance service from ADVANC over the same period, estimate net impact Bt186m where Bt90m has already booked in […]

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Mobile operators expecting to recovery 2H from absence of price war and unlimited data packaging, ADVANC & DTAC FY20 yield should stay above 3%, Tabloid. AH sees 2H turnaround from larger OEM order from Nissan after shift productions from Indonesia to Thailand, expects higher revenue contribution from Nissan from current 4%, sees positive utilization rate […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 277.7 mn DCC – A director bought a bucketload of shares JMART – The father and in this case, son, have been accumulating a lot of shares. PRINC – This is a hospital play, the MD buys up shares. SITHAI – The Chairman gobbles up shares. Sell(s) THB 73 mn PJW […]

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AAV raised air fares as social distancing requirement cuts capacity by 30%, request soft loans from government. Comment: Well then…so the low-cost airlines won’t be low-cost anymore. This is inflation. JMART welcomes KB Kookmin Card, a unit of KB Financial Group, to take a 50.99% stake in J Fintech, hoping to build on synergy, to […]

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AMATA expects big-jump this year transfer of 20 hectares lands from 3 industrial estates in Vietnam, target FY20 pre-sales from 3 sites topped 37 hectares aft hit by delay permit last year, will book Bt2.1b revenue from disposal of 49% in Amata City Long Thanh 1&2 in 2H20. Comment: Harrrumpph, they’ve been touting about AMATA […]

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