AJ reaffirms 10% FY21 BOPET sales volume target driven by strong packaging demand & larger footprint in SEA from colab with SCG Chemicals, sees wider margins 2H following px hike in 2Q, allot Bt 1.4b capex to boost capacity in SEA. AOT amended terms of use for operation of 6 airports with Department of Airports […]

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ADVANC maintained current approach to expand 5G network to increase market share to offset lower purchasing power from Covid, target 5G subscribers >2m by end of year from current 1m, stock trades XD on Monday (Aug 16), Bt3.5. Comment: Assuming that True takes DTAC, the telco industry is going to rock and roll. BPP acquires […]

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AKR will bid for govt infra procurement projects total Bt3b in 2H, aims to secure at least 10% of total bidding, sees demand for transformer remained strong from powerplants expansion, Bt300m backlog to realize this year. BBL’s accelerating NPA sales to tackle NPLs in 2H. Comment: BBL’s senior management doesn’t bother to get onto Zoom […]

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AH anticipates positive momentum carry thru 2H from strong parts order from domestic & oversea clients, higher utilization rate yoy, target margins within 10-12%, aims to catch ride on EV boom via MG car dealership business. Comment: Look at the leasing companies in EU and the US. They retired their fleets last year due to […]

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ADVANC upbeats 2H earnings from higher BB subscribers & eased px war, will launch budget 5G handset <Bt10k to expand segment coverage, accelerated data package upgrade to 5G. Comment: Imagine the second order effects from this. Allianz sees growth from insurance business in Asia post C19 as risk awareness grows. Comment: The listed play here […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 7.3 bn OSP – Left pocket right pocket, though I think the seller is probably going to build a massive art gallery after receiving this pile of cash. MJD – Largest shareholder in the family here takes another ~3% of the shares, way below market price. JMART – And boom the […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 9.8 bn BJC – And the family continues to adjust their corporate holdings ACG – I’m assuming its the same as what’s occurring in BJC, i.e. a switch in family holding structure from personal to corporate. The company is a Honda automotive distributor. SO – The CEO and CFO bought up […]

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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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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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ADVANC sees marginal impact from tower dispute settlement with State-owned, CAT Telecom, after transfer 155 telco towers ownership to CAT & and rent back from CAT for 5 years from Jul 1,20, CAT will use space & maintenance service from ADVANC over the same period, estimate net impact Bt186m where Bt90m has already booked in […]

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