A month ago I had heard a rumour regarding TKN potentially being acquired by an MNC. A: Initially I thought the the price movement on the 29th September when the share price moved to 11.50/baht (from 10) intra-day was the beginning of the move. Over the next few days we realised that this wasn’t the case […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 264 mn ALT – The President and the Director take a combined ~5% additional stake in the company Sell(s) THB 529 mn TQM – The founders sell out via blocks to institutional investors. TKN – Interesting that sister of the founder is selling.

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BJC: open new hypermarket branch, BIGC Mahachai 2, lift total to 151 outlets. BTS: kick-off trial run of North Green line extension (Wat Phra Sri Mahathat – Kukot) 7 stations, target cod in December. Comment: License to print money continues for this conglomerate. MBK: issues free warrants 67.79m units (MBK-W1) for existing holders at 25:1, […]

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ARIP confirmed IT event schedule, Commart expo, on August 20-23, launches products showcase to accommodate new normal lifestyle.BJC revised up White Group (WG) tender price to Bt187.67/share from 185.44. Comment: Finally delisting WG? Given the free float is less than 7%….why not….although if I were BJC/WG I would look to use this vehicle to raise […]

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AOT to announce winner for Bt13b SIA’s 3rd runway projects and satellite terminal on March 9. AWC target 15% CAGR over next 5 years, sets 5 year capex at Bt30b to expand hospitality and commercial projects. BANPU sees profitable this year from -Bt553m loss in 2019, expecting turnaround in coal, utility and gas business. Comment: […]

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Commerce Min’s Intellectual Property Dept, in partnership with CPALL, yesterday kicked off a scheme to sell geographical indication (GI) products online. Comment: Shall we just call this the CP Government? CK to sign Rama 3 (4th contract) worth Bt6.6b on Dec 3, while winners of 1st and 3rd contracts to be known by December. IRPC […]

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EA upbeats 3Q earnings from windfarm high season and full quarter contribution on 80mw Hanuman 10 projects coded April 13, firms on 30% revenue growth target >Bt20b. Comment: The dream is still the EV battery for EA. Where’s the evidence that this is working? HMPRO opened its 84th branch, HomePro Max Mukdaharn, aims to capture […]

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ANAN: kick-off promo event, Urban Expo, Aug 23-25, aims to purge inventories from 32 ready-to-move in project. Comment: Expect to see a drop in their GPM’s  BBL: mulls to revise measures to curb credit card NPLs, sees soured loans from those who has no pay slip climbed (self-employed, online vendor & SMEs). SIRI: cut FY19 […]

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ANAN to adjust sales strategy by focusing more on existing stocks and expansion in China, sees Bt300-400m recurring income from serviced apartment, reaching Bt1.8b in 2021. Comment: Questions are still around regarding the condo transfer market, hence why this name is still at 5x PE JUBILE sees strong 2H19 on seasonal and new products to […]

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ADVANC’s board to decide on May 9 whether to take up Government’s offer to defer payments of 900MHz license fee, sets 1m AIS Fibre customers and becoming top 3 by 2021. Comment: Of course the telco’s are going to take it, its free savings. Absolutely ridiculous move by the government. AP to launch Bt8.8b JV […]

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