AUCT: anticipates recovery traffic at auction yard 2Q onward as repossessed vehicles mounting on third wave of pandemic, expects wider margins this year from lower SG&A and online auctions, upside from partnership with leasing & distressed assets management partners (ECL & CHAYO). Comment: CHAYO is the interesting play here, they have access and now a […]

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ACG upbeats outlook after branching out from auto dealership to maintain services business as drivers opted to fix rather replace amid outbreak, will open 2nd branch in May, target 6 garages by end of year. The Fed of Thai Industries (FTI) suggests the government use BCP petrol stations and factories nationwide as vaccination locations to […]

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AEONTS: will launch digital lending platform mid-FY21, expects higher fees from larger client base thru collaboration with HUMAN & VGI. Comment: I can see the synergies between AEONTS and HUMAN, VGI less so, but the rabbit card is fire for distribution. GPSC: mulls estimate semi-solid battery plant phase 2 capacity 1 GWh per annum to […]

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NOBLE targets launch plan for 11 projects total Bt45b, target topline >Bt11b Comment: And yet we hear they are having to selling off buildings/units to the distressed funds. Then again who cares? They’ll get the capital back, retire the debt and reinvest into a new project in a “better location” PRM anticipates strong OCC on […]

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7UP: Advance Capital partner cuts holding by 11.9023% to 2.9284% of total outstanding last Friday (January 22.) Comment: And that means that this odd listed co has no major shareholder. Though someone must’ve taken the block from Advance Capital. Look at the Board, dodgy characters… COM7 teams up Shopee to roll out online campaign, Shopee […]

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AEONTS reported 3Q21 (end of November ,20) at Bt1.01b +1.9% yoy, beats Bt815m consensus, thanks to lower than expected credit cost & wider than expected NIM, revenue from bad debt recovery improved 19% yoy & revenue from overseas subsidiaries +18% yoy, NPL stands at 4.3% from 3.9% end of 2Q21. Comment: Look at these numbers […]

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BJC maintained 240 mini BigC stores opening target, will open 2 BigC hypermarket before end of year, seeks to expand food & pharma to capture demand for health conscious consumers, will revamp foodcourt and commercial areas to boost recurring income. CHAYO upbeats 2H earnings from debt collection service, call center & telesales business, in talk […]

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BA add 1 daily flight each to 3 routes (Bkk-Chiang Mai, Bkk-Phuket, Bkk-Lampang) from Sept 1. BAM’s earnings have bottomed out in 2Q, with Bt1.16b Net profit expected for 3Q, +32%, excluding Bt2-3b DTA, Tabloid. CGD to launch 2 hotels, Capella Bangkok and Four Season at Chao Phraya river, in Oct and Nov, Bt12b backlog […]

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AOT: extends a credit term of payment to 12 month instead of 6-month for concessionaires & airlines affected by C19 at all 6 airports under supervision. Comment: And there’s news on changes in the duty free concession fee. BDMS: appointed Ms. Poramaporn Prasartttong-Osoth, M.D. as president effective September 1 and Chairperson of the executive committee, […]

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ADVANC sees positive 3Q momentum from higher ARPU as deep discount package already expired since end of-May, higher market share on FBB supported by WFH demand. Comment: Still curious to see the 5G story play out. If anyone has a decent paper out there on 5G please send it across, specifically the beneficiaries. NPLs expect […]

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