The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) plans to spur 80m domestic trips in 1H22 as the downward trend in new Covid infections helps rebuild local travel sentiment. US offers B5.2bn to Asean: Maritime support tops summit agenda. The United States has pledged over US$150 million (5.22 billion baht) in investment to the Association of Southeast […]

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ASIAN revised revenue growth target this year to 19% (Bt11,200m) from 12% earlier, boosted by strong 1Q, with pet foods and frozen foods boosting overall revenue up 35%, keeps 17-18% GPM. Comment: The food/agri co’s have been able to very quickly pass on the cost increases to the market here in Thailand – very different […]

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AQUA sets Bt120m for max 200m share buy back from June 1 – Nov 30 Comment: Oddly rather consistent figures over the past 5 years. COM7 sees >20% revenue growth target, on track to open >150 new outlets this year, bringing overall to 1,200 by end of year, expanding online and game as well as […]

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So with earnings out, not bad overall, management can start buying their shares in beaten down names again…has the market dropped too far? A little bounce for 1-3 weeks before resuming its downtrend? Or will the commodity complex pull the market back up. Companies and markets are in a (here’s a professional term) funky place. […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 103 mn THANI – Recap done, so will this rise as it did after past recaps? The Chairman seems to think so. SUPER – The CEO is back to buying. Sell(s) THB 280 mn TSR – The family selling their stake to SABUY.

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Durian exports to China will bring in an additional Bt120b in revenue this year, says Agricultural Ministry. Co-payment scheme to be extended: Prime minister says extension limited to specific eligible groups of recipients. The government has pledged to implement a fifth phase of the “Khon La Khrueng” copayment subsidy scheme after yesterday approving tourism stimulus […]

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ADVANC sees 2H turnaround from larger revenue from roaming service on recovery demand for travel, sees positive momentum in upmarket & corporate solutions, maintaining 4-6% FY22 revenue growth target. Comment: No one (except for this one incredible lady who is reading this) comments on the fact that ARPU’s for 5g are rubbish. AS will launch […]

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ASIAN revised up FY22 revenue growth target to 19% from 12% after 1Qnp came Bt248m, +15% yoy, sales +35% yoy >Bt2.8b, upbeat outlook on frozen foods & pet food exports, weak THB boosted earnings. Comment: Been impressed by this. DOHOME firms on plan to add 5 outlets this year, sees 2Q SSSG ranging high at […]

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AP target 11 new launch total Bt16.24b in 2Q (1 SDH Bt3.4b, 8 townhome Bt7.24B & 2 condos Bt5.6b), sees 4M22 sales topped Bt16.15b (Bt13.52b horizontal & Bt2.62 vertical), Bt31.93b backlog assures earnings visibility, firms on Bt47b full year revenue target. Comment: I do wonder if all the increases in commodity prices, will the construction […]

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ADVANC’s expressed opposition to the planned merger of its rivals TRUE and DTAC during the hearing organized by the NBTC, saying the deal wud diminish the price war and free competition in the segment. Comment: Well would they publicly support it? DCC sees flat qoq in 2Q22, firm on 5% revenue growth target this year […]

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