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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Mobile operators expecting to recovery 2H from absence of price war and unlimited data packaging, ADVANC & DTAC FY20 yield should stay above 3%, Tabloid. AH sees 2H turnaround from larger OEM order from Nissan after shift productions from Indonesia to Thailand, expects higher revenue contribution from Nissan from current 4%, sees positive utilization rate […]

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AMATA in JV with Broadwin International HK to set up Amata Chinese Smart City, holding 60% stake. Comment: A non-event… Auto dealers see surging loans rejection rate, forgoes booking deposit & delay vehicles delivery, expects more auto makers shut down plants as dealers unable to take up stocks, Tabloid. Comment: Not stock specific, but it […]

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AP: K-ASSET raised holding by 0.1212% to 5.1039% of total o/s, SEC filing. Comment: I find it interesting that now the news is reporting what the institutions are doing, are we going to see a situation in Thailand similar to the US that institutions become major shareholders as family’s reduce their holdings. Plus these announcements […]

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ADVANC’s ready for 5G auction with Bt62b available cashflows. Comment: It’s a yield play more than anything else AOT reports 141.87m passengers last fiscal year, +2% yoy, with international passenger growth of 4.4%, flights +2.41%. Comment: And look, there’s still growth, I think 4Q may be a bigger positive surprise than people expect in terms […]

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BEM sees 10% ridership growth this year to 500K/day from extension of Blue Line, sets 25% revenue growth target next year, free trial run Blue line extension Hua Lamphong-Bang Khae MRT from Jul 29 – Sept 28, expects FY20 ridership +25% yoy. Comment: For BEM – specific to the MRT – it’s a scale game, […]

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CKP reaffirms solid 1Q from higher power generation efficiency at Nam Ngum 2 hydro powerplants in Laos and full quarter contribution of 2 co-gen powerplants in Ayudhaya (BIG phase 1&2) 118 & 120mw, 1,285mw Xayaburi hydro powerplants in Lao to cod in October, will book 37.5% revenue sharing from the investment, target 8-10% revenue growth […]

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BCPG BPCG expects to book extra gain of Bt3.185bn from the sale of two power plants to a mutual fund in Japan. It has budgeted Bt10bn and is working with a foreign partner to set up a 100MW power plant. The decision will be known in 2H18. It expects 2018 revenue growth of 15-20%. (Thun […]

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BCP BCP to divest its indirect investment in Galoc oil field in the Philippines for Bt660mn and continue to expand its E&P investment in Norway with the expectation of concluding the deal by 4Q18. (Kao Hoon, 16/7/18) BGRIM BGRIM expects to start commercial operation of an additional 180 MW in 2H18. The company is working […]

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AMA AMA expects 2018 performance to be in positive territory. It plans to raise its freight rates by 5% and benefits from THB depreciation. It targets revenue growth of 30%. In the liquid truck transportation business, it is preparing to add 30 service trucks in 4Q18 (Thun Hoon, 13/7/18) Comment: This company seems to be […]

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