BA anticipates it will not return to profit until 2024, though it sees investment opportunities in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in the EEC for long term growth. Comment: MRO services are a great money maker at scale. The question is whether Thailand will be considered competitive when compared to Singapore and the Philippines. […]

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EA sets Bt6b capex for expansion, soon to COD lithium ion battery plant 1st phase and electric bus factory, while Amita, a subsidiary in Taiwan, in jv with ITRI research institution to develop solid-state battery. Comment: Good luck, keep up the ridiculous investments that will only pay off if the company gets a concession contract […]

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CBG anticipates wider margins this year from full year contribution of new canning plant, improved econ of scale from larger OEM bottling orders, will add 1 new functional drink under C+Lock range, package subsidiary, APM, to cod paper containers 1Q21. CHO signs MOU with Thailand London taxi operator, Asia Cab, to jointly develop PEV and […]

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AP: local fund, KSAM, cuts holding by 0.1724% to 4.8731% of total outstanding on Monday (November 16), SEC filing. ASIAN sees positive earnings momentum carrying thru FY21 after reducing reliance on frozen seafood, branching out to pet food, pre-cooked and ready meal, seeks M&A logistics & pet food producer to support group business. Comment: Lockdown’s […]

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CPALL sets to boost overall 7-11 stores to 13,000 by next year. CPN sets Bt400m promo budget to boost traffic in malls by 20%, hoping that overall this year would be close to 95%. MAJOR may see recovery in 4Q on cost control, and turn profitable again next year from lineup of blockbuster films throughout […]

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ASIAN: expects windfall from new wave of Covid as social distancing, travel restrictions and curfew abroad trigger restocking of canned food, read-meal & pet food. Comment: It’s their pet food business that has been driving ASIAN for the past 1-2 years. Something I’ve missed out on. *smash head against the wall* BDMS: sees strong advance […]

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ALT upbeats future earnings after branching out from telcos network infra business to traffic management software, sees increasing demand for automatic number plate recognition for parking-lot & traffic monitoring, eyes 500 licenses sold by end of 1H21. AUCT anticipates solid 4Q after raised entry fee on vehicles enter the auction from Bt8k to 9k/unit, improved […]

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AMATA‚Äôs firm on 950 rais land sales and Bt2,157m backlog this year, of which 60% will be booked in 2H. Comment: And here’s a flying pig for you. AMATAV to sell ASCLT 1 and 2 worth Bt2,157m in 2H, sees yoy drop in rev this year from pandemic. Comment: Management has proven that without a […]

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BBL raised holding in BSL leasing to 90% from 35.88%, will expand leasing, HP, factoring & maintenance lease business. ECL estimate insurance broker subsidiary, Mighty broker, to capitalize on HP clients on hand, will branch out to non-auto insurance next year. GFPT sees strong 3Q, a high season for exports, but Covid should hurt overall […]

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BIZ signed a contract with 2 public hospitals to supply LINAC (Linear Accelerator) for cancer treatment total Bt340.6m, lift backlog above Bt1.8b. COM7 upgrade www to boost online sales and diversify risk from solely rely on branches, expects positive sales momentum from Apple & gadgets sales carrying thru holiday season, maintaining 10% full year revenue […]

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