EPG’s confident of >Bt9b revenue this year, sees windfall from Biden’s latest infra spending plans. Comment: No, no, no. It’s a margin game for this company, half of it are auto’s (ok fine a recovery) but a “high oil price” is awful for their margins. HANA expects revenue this year to be close to 2019 […]

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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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AMATAV sees better performance than last year, expected to sell 1,050 rai of land in 2 IE in Vietnam, in talk with partner to invest in 3,000 rai IE in central Vietnam. Comment: They have never hit their targets. They haven’t done anything positive in Vietnam versus effectively every other international and domestic player there. […]

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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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AS sees YoY revenue growth this year on >10 games launched, with 5 to be in 2H. Comment: Kicking myself for missing this. BAY cuts FY20 loan growth target to 3-5% from 5-7%, NII to 10-15% contraction yoy from -3% prior, coverage ratio 180-200 bps from 130-150 bps on fragile environment. BWG’s major holder, Komol […]

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BJCHI said results of the 7 projects worth Bt13b it participated in bidding will be known by end of year, adding to Bt3.5b current backlog, the highest since 2016. KKP name changed to Kiatnakin Phatra Bank Pcl, effective tomorrow (Aug 20), ticker remained unchanged. Comment: I suppose they had to make it obvious… KTC’s P-Loan, […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 60.6 mn RS – The Chairman pounds his fists and takes more shares in RS. Sell(s) THB 640 mn TIW – Looks like a reverse IPO in the works, with a renewable energy co taking 67% of the stake in TIW UTP – The independet director decides to dump some of […]

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BJCHI’s confident of securing 20% of contracts it plans to bid in 2H20, while current backlog stood at Bt4.2b, the highest in 5-year. CPALL may report 1st quarterly losses in 2Q20 at -Bt81m, due to 21% drop in SSSG, Tabloid. Comment: This makes me giggle. AND they want to chuck even more debt on CPALL […]

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EA upbeats 1Q earnings from higher revenue recognition yoy from 664mw capacity, mulls to revise down full year revenue growth target from 30% as EV business and biodiesel are taking hit from virus, seeks M&A to boost capacity. Comment: EV business….sorry but with the issues surrounding the raw materials for this battery tech I don’t […]

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There were 413 Buy transactions last week! Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 1.2 bn MINT – One of the major shareholders decided to massively increase his stake. GULF – He’s backkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk SUPER – Rare to see a decent buy here EA – Perhaps by buying the IE from his son, it will create tangible value in […]

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