ADVANC to provide 5G network solution for Bosch’s factory in EEC, sees growth from IoT, remote production curling & monitoring, automated warehouse & logistic to improve productivity. Comment: I think we are underestimating the potential impact of 5G on businesses, it’s going to be far bigger than we may realise. AOT’s board omitted bonus payment […]

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JKN expects positive earnings momentum continued in 4Q from strong media contents sales, tailwind from home shopping and health supplement products (C-Tria), aiming to scale back content sales revenue to 70% from 90%, commerce & others 30% to diversify risk. Comment: Well let’s see how far this can go. They don’t have the network that […]

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BCP adds CRC’s mini mart brand, TOP’s, in retail stations, add more Inthanin café to boost non-oil revenue. JKN board approved to move JKN listing from MAI to SET, will seek SET approval. GUNKUL upbeats 2H earnings from EPC solar projects and contribution from wind & solar power port, 30mw Kenyir solar & 40mw in […]

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AAV add 4 domestic routes, SIA-CNX 5 daily flights, SIA-HKT 3 daily flights, 2 daily flights for SIA-KBV and SIA-URT starting from September 25. Comment: Flights I’ve been taking are constantly full (note AAV has been changing departure times quite regularly, likely to ensure a full flight & save costs) CNT sets up renewable earnings […]

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CPF’s founding family, Chearavanont, ranked 21th in the world richest family, highest among Thailand, with assets worth US$30.7b, Bloomberg. GUNKUL sees earnings bottom-out 2Q, 60mw Vietnam solar able to offset power equipment trading and underground wiring projects delayed from lockdown, expects solid turnaround 2H from JPN & TH solar high season, resumption of infra construction, […]

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ANAN to issue Bt1b worth of subordinated debt, offering 9.5% p.a. for first 5 years. Comment: That sounds closer to what I expected for debt pricing, though in reality it should be double digits. BEM sees Blue line ridership rose to 60% or 250ktpd avg post lockdown, expects momentum carry to 2H on school reopen. […]

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BBL expects 2Q NIM flat qoq from 2.5% in 1Q as cost of funding also drops from repricing deposits, sees no impact from debt moratorium as consumer lending account for marginal in portfolio. BTS sees full year ridership drops 10% yoy; but no impact to revenue thanks to cod of greenline extension stations, compensation from […]

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BGRIM to wrap up 4-5 M&A projects both at home and abroad, keeps 10-15% revenue growth target this year. Comment: The cookie monster of the energy space in the region.  BBL reports 4M20 mobile banking transactions +28% yoy from C19, target 11m users from 8.6m by end of year. Comment: Now all of the banks […]

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ASIAN reaffirms positive 2Q momentum from recovery demand on pet foods, frozen seafood as shops and restaurants reopen, upbeat sales on frozen crispy fried seafood, will add more products to boost margins. CHAYO branches out from debt management & collection services to telecom sale & call center services to maximize existing resources and social distancing […]

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ASEFA: announcement of share buyback up to 35m shares or 6.36% of paid-up under Bt 120m budget from May 21 until November 20,20. Comment: Another sharebuyback!  AWC, TOA, KTC may be added in to MSCI Standard Index upcoming announcement on May 12, tabloid. FLOYD: signed 2 construction contracts for HMPRO & BJC total Bt 163.17m. […]

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