ASIAN sees positive sales momentum continue 2H from ready-meal, frozen foods & pet foods exports, higher THB revenue from weak currency & contribution of exports (75% to total sales), frozen fried foods production line cod 3Q21, additional capacity from pet food cod 1Q22, mulls tapping in EU market, target FY21 revenue growth >10% above Bt9.5b. […]

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AWC reports advance booking topped 50% capacity of hotels in Phuket, expects positive OCC carry thru 4Q, eyes M&A to expand portfolio. Comment: Why them? They have scale, the 1 hotel operator/owner is dead (unless they are your favourite boutique). Capital will flow to the big boys. BBL, Sunway, Linklogis will jointly apply for a […]

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AOT: Thai Smile to resume Phuket-Hong Kong route, 4 weekly flights (Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Sunday) from July 2. Comment: Initial travelers are going to be all over the local news, and then disappointment will set in as the figures are lower than expected, and then it will ramp up faster than the infrastructure can manage. BAM sees 2Q turnaround […]

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AOT’s Bt41b passenger terminal (north expansion) gets greenlight from Deputy PM yesterday, as well as Bt7.8b (east expansion), with constructions start Jan 23 and April 22 respectively. Comment: The valuation of AOT still makes no sense. But c’est la vie. CK secured Bt5b water transmission tunnel, to official sign Bt47b dual-tracked Denchai-Chiangrai contract, boosting FY21 […]

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AH inked deal MG to expand downstream to dealership biz, sees opportunities from PHEV & EV transition, eyes 20% revenue growth target. Comment: The shift to EV etc has zero impact on the business of companies such as AH, as they don’t manufacture engine parts… AUCT teams up BAM to host NPA auction on Jun […]

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IVL: expects big jump this year from recovery demand for PET on improving consumption, strong demand for technical fibers for PPE, med supplies and auto parts, stock gains boost earnings. Comment: Where’s the next M&A for this cookie munsterrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr?! ORI: reaffirms solid turnaround 1Q from completion of 2 condos and transfer of ready to move […]

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CHEWA upbeats 1Q earnings from strong transfer of home office projects, Hallmark Ladprao, sees recovery demand from SMEs clients, Bt1.61b out of Bt2.17b backlog to realize this year, firms on 50% FY21 revenue growth target above Bt2.5b. Comment: Basically has gone nowhere. CHO rolls out prototype of 2nd gen EV London Taxi, will official debut […]

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BCP sees returning to profitable this year, after oil price and GRM recover, sets 100K bbl/day capacity target and Bt23b capex to expand retail stations by 100 and Intanin coffee by 150, and submits filing for BBGI listing in 2H21. CSS targets FY21 revenue growth >20% driven by telco network installation & maintenance projects, recognition […]

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EGCO’s confident of growth this year, supported by 500-600MW rise in capacity, including 272 MW from Linden Cogen in the US, which will contribute from 2Q21. CHG reaffirms solid 4Q20 from strong OPF & IPD patients traffic, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) outbreak in infants and young children and tailwind from SSO patients. FSMART plans to […]

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BGRIM: ADB sold 2.01% stake in overnight placement (52,295,200 share) at Bt51.40 – Bt52.40 per share, a discount of 2.5% to 4.4%, by JP and Citi. CENTEL signs 3 hotels, 2 in Vang Vieng, Laos & 1 in Khao Yai, adds 304 rooms in portfolios. Comment: I still think CENTEL > MINT in terms of […]

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