AP upbeats 2Q earnings after logged Bt1.4b profit in 1Q +127% yoy thanks to healthy demand for SDH and transfer of ready-to-move in condos, will launch 5 SDH projects total Bt2.66b in 2Q. Comment: These are impressive figures, there are still developers doing well. Why? Their smaller listed and definitely non-listed competitors are dead. ASIAN […]

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MSCI Global Standard Indexes Additions: Carabao Group Public Company Limited (CBG) SCG Packaging Public Company Limited (SCGP) Deletion: KBANK-F shares Total Access Communication Public Company Limited (DTAC) MSCI Global Small Cap Indexes Additions: Absolute Clean Energy Public Company Limited (ACE) Precious Shipping Public Company Limited (PSL) Regional Container Lines Public Company Limited (RCL) Siam City […]

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BCP: SSO cuts holding by 0.0802% to 14.9595% of total outstanding on May 5. IVL sees positive growth momentum 2H21 from recovery global demand for PET, IOD & gasoline, expects full year PET spread remained high from healthy selling price due to low output from China, sets US$1b capex to revamp plants, recycling business and […]

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BANPU expected to report after market shut, Bt993m consensus. Comment: Commodities – Let’s see what the #’s are. What a busy week it is. GPSC reports 1Qnp @ Bt1.97b, +25% yoy, thanks to higher profit sharing revenue from Xayaburi hydro power, gains from disposal of Global Renewable Power and dividend income from RATCH, Rayong Waste […]

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Still watching the earning’s no surprises thus far. Bangkok is extending it’s lockdown for another week. Likely to remain until you see the “positive case” figures decline back to xxx levels. Although I thought there was enough evidence proving that the negative impact of lockdowns outweigh positives. I’m going to keep banging on about commodities, […]

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TH April Manufacturing PMI 50.7 vs 48.8 in March; year ago 36.8. Jabs, rising exports may boost GDP: Expansion could reach 3% for 2021. A new state-private vaccination plan and good export prospects may help Thailand secure 1.5-3% GDP growth this year despite economic uncertainties caused by the third wave of Covid-19, says the Thai […]

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DMT: tollway operator, Don Muang tollway, debut IPO 140m shares at Bt16 apiece. Comment: Nothing sexy here, though perhaps they could make a story in the future about setting up an infrastructure fund with this asset. PTTEP: upbeat 2Q earnings from higher average gas sales volume above 416kbpd supported by Oman block 61 projects, targets […]

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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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IVL: expects big jump this year from recovery demand for PET on improving consumption, strong demand for technical fibers for PPE, med supplies and auto parts, stock gains boost earnings. Comment: Where’s the next M&A for this cookie munsterrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr?! ORI: reaffirms solid turnaround 1Q from completion of 2 condos and transfer of ready to move […]

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