prime stock
Stocks
Aarati Krishnan

Stock recommendation: A solid company, a sharp fall, a great opportunity

Fears about a second wave of Covid more virulent than the first, have triggered a fresh bout of panic selling in the market. Stocks that may take a direct hit on their revenues and profits as a result of this have seen a correction. We think this presents a window of opportunity to add select high-quality stocks to your portfolio. We are providing a recommendation on one such stock that has seen a 21% correction from its peak in March.

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IPO Prospectus, IPO, DRHP
Stocks
R Balakrishnan

Reading an IPO prospectus: what it says and what it doesn’t

New share offers are a thing of joy in a bull market. They promise to bring quick gains within two days of investing the money. In season, too many people chase the IPO, the allotment is a lottery and most retail folks get allotment of shares valued at about Rs.15,000, which is considered as “one lot”. And of course, there is the “HNI” category where you have a shot at bigger allotments. Many resort to NBFC funding which is available in plenty, to improve their odds in this lottery.

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Suryoday small finance bank ipo
Stocks
Vidya Bala

Suryoday Small Finance Bank IPO – Invest or avoid?

Small finance banks, with their focus on small ticket loans for urban and semi-urban India, are a play on the underpenetrated market for financial products in India. Yet, after stellar performances soon after their IPOs many of these stocks have seen their valuations levelled. So, when a new candidate – Suryoday Small Finance Bank IPO (Suryoday) comes out in an overcrowded primary market, how should it be judged? Read on.

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Building a stock portfolio, Q&A, FAQs, PrimeInvestor
Stocks
Aarati Krishnan

FAQs on building a stock portfolio

Building a stock portfolio is not easy, but it’s not terribly hard either. Aarati Krishnan gives useful pointers in this QA article on building a stock portfolio.

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reliance industries
Stocks
Vidya Bala

8 things you need to know about Reliance Industries’ demerger plan

Reliance Industries (RIL) put out more details of the proposed demerger of its Oil to Chemicals (O2C) business that it announced earlier in 2020. The company now seeks approval from shareholders, creditors, regulatory authorities, Income Tax authority, and the NCLTs in Mumbai and Ahmedabad to demerge and set up a fully owned subsidiary for the O2C business.
This article will simply seek to explain the contours of this demerger and any immediate impact if you are a shareholder in the company, in the form of a Q&A.

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Outperforming nifty 50
Markets
B Krishnakumar

Outlook on indices that are outperforming Nifty 50

In our last article, we discussed the performance of sectoral indices. A look at the thematic and strategy indices on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) would be a logical follow-up to the previous post.
We will be using the same Point & Figure charting based methodology, that was used earlier, to identify the outperformers in relation to the Nifty 50 index.

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loss-making stocks
Stocks
Aarati Krishnan

How to deal with loss-making stocks in your portfolio

When building a long-term equity portfolio, one common mistake that many of us make is to watch over our profit-making stocks with tender love and care, while orphaning our loss-making stocks. This, over time, leads to our portfolios featuring a few big winners but carrying a long tail of loser stocks that are down 80 or 90% from their buy price.

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corporate governance
Stocks
R Balakrishnan

Why corporate governance matters

Corporate Governance. Many investors, when they hear the term, visualize a theoretical concept that has to do with boring things like morals and ethics but doesn’t directly affect them. But corporate governance has a direct impact on the wealth you take home from investing in equities. Here we attempt to explain why.

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stock portfolio
Stocks
Aarati Krishnan

How to build a stock portfolio

With our equity product Prime Stocks going live a couple of weeks ago, seasoned stock investors among our subscribers have begun sifting through our recommended list of Buys and stocks on our Watchlist.
But we’re also seeing questions pouring in from folks who are new to the concept of owning stocks directly and have owned only mutual funds or other kinds of investments so far.
If you’re new to stock investing or aren’t quite sure how our stock recommendations fit into your investment plans, we hope this article on constructing an equity portfolio will help you.

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Stocks
B Krishnakumar

Point & Figure charts – Identifying sector winners and losers

While the Nifty 50 index has seen a sharp pull back in the last few trading sessions, there has also been a tectonic shift in how individual sectors have fared versus the Nifty 50. Sector rotation is clearly the name of the game.

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