KBANK-R : buying of NVDR is allowed again from today after take-up rate fell to 22.81% yesterday, following a massive NVDR outflows past 2 days from MSCI deletion, but do not expect MSCI to add back on soon, as the headroom is small, unless the Central Bank allows NVDR room to increase to 30-35% as […]

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GUNKUL prepares 120 rais of land for 1st phase of hemp plantation in 3Q21, expects Bt1.2b revenue p.a. Comment: Funnymentals, loving this retail driven (though even local insti’s are all over this at the moment) cannabis trading market. LIT target FY21 loan book +10% yoy above Bt3b, to tap in SMEs that ties with government […]

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ADB upbeat FY21 earnings from positive sales momentum of plastic beads supported by demand from cable production, auto, med supplies and industrial. BCP is in talk with EGAT to jointly invest in EV charging station at BCP retail stations. Comment: Boom, let’s get this EV trend going. Governments are going to shove this upon us, […]

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BCPG expects to sign 600mw windfarm projects in Laos within 1H, sees room for additional capacity from 160k acres land, targets M&A 300mw this year. BGC expects meaningful turnaround from surging demand for bottle packaging on recovery consumption & F&B delivery trend. Comment: If you remember (https://www.thaicapitalist.com/random-thoughts-protests-bgc-bottles-it-cpall-not-a-monopoly/) I unleashed quite a bit into BGC (and […]

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CPF sees the highest net profit in 10 year this year. after recording Bt19.6b in 9M20, while expecting to book Bt2b gain from acquisition of swine business in China. Comment: One and done. CRC expects to return to pre-covid next year, while acquisition of COL will boost overall revenue up 4-5%, sets Bt10b capex for […]

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APCO upbeats 4Q sales after tap in online channel, aiming to expand market share from Bt 20b TH health supplements market, firms on 15% revenue growth this year. BH reported Bt221m, -80% yoy; missed Bt426m consensus. Comment: Or it grew 4x QoQ, annualise that and its cheap!! *note the sarcasm EA’s first shipment of energy […]

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Government Saving Bank appointed TMB to be FA for acquisition of iBank’s leasing subsidiary, AMANAH, to expand non-bank auto title loan business, finalized by end of October. Comment: So is this the vehicle that the government will use to supply liquidity to the country? CHAYO: board approved moving from MAI to SET, will proceed after […]

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AOT awards NWR with Bt9.7b contract to build a 3rd runway, ready for commercial in 2023. BGRIM upbeats 3Q earnings from lower feedstock cost for SPP as gas price drops, recovery demand for electricity from industrial users, to invest 130-150mw windfarm in Korea, gas-fired powerplants in Vietnam total 2,700mw and 250mw SPP in Malaysia, Bt9b […]

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ACE wraps up deal to buy 3 biomass powerplants with 26.9MW capacity from UWC worth, helping contributed Bt800-900m p.a. Comment: I still look at ACE questionably given the fact that the founder is a police general and likely won the contracts through “relationships” but having followed their calls, they are running a professional shop.  AOT […]

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AP reports 4M20 sales topped Bt8.33b, Bt4.93b backlog pending transfer, delay plans to add land bank, maintaining Bt33.5b FY20 presales target. Comment: That’s still decent. BAM reaffirms at least Bt1 dividend payout this year, sees recovery in 2H, plans to sell Bt3.3b worth of rehabbed assets. Inclusion into MSCI this Friday will see $58m inflows, […]

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