BA to resume Samui-Phuket route, from Aug 25, will return 1 lease aircraft this year and 6 in FY22 lower fleet size to 32 from current 39 by end of next year. Comment: Airlines are (were?) a fantastic reopening play.  BANPU sees solid 3Q from high gas and coal price, and revenue contribution from El […]

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HMPRO will accelerate the rollout of new private-label items, add promotion and expand e-commerce channel to boost sales. Comment: And their GPM will continue to expand. JWD to take 20% stake in ESCO and sign a partner deal with PSA, the largest port operator in the world, and become a prominent operator at Laem Chabang […]

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Note: There are several “strange” companies with relatively large transactions occurring below. Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 231 mn NMG SPALI – The family buy’s shares, its probably one of the few property companies that is continuing to perform well. Sell(s) THB 1.5 bn JWD – The COM7 owner bought into JWD, he’s been on quite […]

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ASIAN firms on 10% revenue growth target above Bt9.5b on recovery from all 4 business, including frozen seafoods, pet foods, ready-meals and tuna, aims to keeps margins within 14-15% range, allot Bt 400m to up capacity of pet foods & frozen fried foods, revamp production line. BAY sees weak mortgage lending from weak property demand […]

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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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CPALL delays 7-11 expansion in Cambodia & Laos till Covid situation oversea improves, maintaining 700 outlets domestic opening target this year. Comment: Apparently the young kids are still boycotting 7-11 JWD mulls bidding for C19 vaccine transport contract from Astra Zeneca after TH chosen to be production hub in SEA, expects to win from secure […]

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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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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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BBL has the lowest amount of debts among peers, qualified under Bank of Thailand’s moratorium, at 10-14% and Bt12.7b in LLP, but had already set aside Bt18b in 1H20, a large enough cushion, Tabloid. Comment: I’ve written for years, if BBL is considered the best bank in the sector, then the sector is in bad […]

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CHEWA approached by AIMIRT to invest in its ready built factories & warehouse in Amata City IE Rayong for Bt500m, expects transaction completed within 3Q following unit holder approval. GULF sees 35% revenue growth next year to Bt50b on higher revenue recognitions, keeps 10% growth target this year, wraps up one M&A deal oversea and […]

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