ALT upbeats future earnings after branching out from telcos network infra business to traffic management software, sees increasing demand for automatic number plate recognition for parking-lot & traffic monitoring, eyes 500 licenses sold by end of 1H21. AUCT anticipates solid 4Q after raised entry fee on vehicles enter the auction from Bt8k to 9k/unit, improved […]

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CPALL sets Bt4b to add 7-11 branches, target 13k outlets by end of FY22, in talk 7-11 to expand franchise in Laos after granted 30 years franchisee in Cambodia. Comment: CP will feed the masses CPF reports positive profit alert from HK subsidiary, CPP, 1H20np forecast at US$310-330m vs US$82m 1H19, supported by strong swine […]

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CHEWA approached by AIMIRT to invest in its ready built factories & warehouse in Amata City IE Rayong for Bt500m, expects transaction completed within 3Q following unit holder approval. GULF sees 35% revenue growth next year to Bt50b on higher revenue recognitions, keeps 10% growth target this year, wraps up one M&A deal oversea and […]

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ASAP expects windfall from domestic tourism stimulus package, will add 2k vehicles to replace outgoing fleets to used car portfolio. Comment: Sure it will help some, but at the end of the day, international tourists are a significant portion of rentals. JKN raises capex for new contents to Bt1b from Bt800m, on strong prospects for […]

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BAY stops nano-finance services, Tao-Kae Tun Jai, aims to clear Bt43m accrued debt in portfolio from 2.8k accounting for NPLs of 11% from the segment, no plan to restart programme this year.  Comment: One bank out of this nano-finance, I wouldn’t be surprised to sell all of the commercial banks out of it. Expect to […]

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Notable Transactions Buying is going through the roof! Buy(s) THB 1.7 bn AMATA – Boom! Vikrom has coming out of his decade of meditation and decided to buy shares TFG – Not sure what’s going on here, buys and sells – SEC reporting issues? MINT – And he’s bought some THB 1.4 bn worth of […]

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BAY tightens credit screening for consumer credit clients especially Gen Y who earns <Bt30k/month, see NPLs, aims to curb NPLs from cards & consumer loans within 0.3% from current 0.2%. Comments: And should this generation of consumers lose access to credit which was freely available to the previous generation. Then don’t expect to see any […]

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ANAN reports sales from 4 newly launched projects topped Bt8.8b, lifts total above Bt24b full year target. Comment: And still consistently beats all expectations… BH signs agreement PRINC to operate Joint & Spine Centre of Prince Suvarnabhumi Hospital owned by PRINC. Comment: PRINC finally making more moves in the industry, and BH needs the additional […]

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Asset World Corp (AWC), a property arm under Charoen of THBEV, to acquire prime prop in BKK and key resort destinations held by the group to develop mixed-use projects and hotels in next 5 years, IPO @ Bt6, September 25-27 and go straight into SET50. Comment: ROE of 3% .. well…TCC buys property, develops it, […]

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AAV AAV reported 4Q18 loss of Bt358mn caused by rising fuel price. 9M18 earnings were Bt340mn, 66%YoY. Passengers grew by 4%YoY in 3Q18. (Kao Hoon, 13/11/18) Comment: And oil prices still aren’t even at all time highs. Part of suspects a decent turnaround in airline earnings in 12 months after all the news is done…as […]

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