Stock research

Research any stock – with downloadable financial data. Plus market metrics.

View and download data on stock financials, prices, valuations, ownership and much more.

A powerful tool to help you filter stocks using the right metrics and data.

Growth filters
Revenue, profit, cash and more. Check the right metrics to understand a company's growth potential.
Quality filters
ROE, debt, cash conversion cycle and more - use our powerful tool to assess the quality of a company's balance sheet.
Valuation filters
Get to know if you are paying the right price for a stock by using our comprehensive valuation metrics - PE, PB EV and more.
Ownership filters
Are FIIS or MFs showing interest or is a promoter pledging stocks? Know all of that here.
Organise your stock universe, load your filters and stay on top of your stocks.
Save your filter output and download them in easy excel format.
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Prime Stocks

Quality, long-term stock recommendations

Metrics that we have set to give you readymade shortlists. A great base to start on which you can build further.

High dividend payers
Stocks that pay out a higher-than-average share of profits as dividends
Nearing 52-week highs/ lows
Know the market favourites, or catch stocks at the bottom
Rising FII shareholding
Stocks where foreign investors are showing greater interest
Rising ROE
ROE, the bedrock of quality. Know the stocks where ROEs are steadily growing
Rising MF shareholding
Stocks where domestic funds are picking up stake
Steady earnings growth
Know the stocks where net profits have expanded across consecutive quarters
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Technical outlook – the Nifty 50 and broader markets

Technical outlook – the Nifty 50 and broader markets

As observed in the previous update on targets for the Nifty 50, the index remained strong and also moved pretty close the target zone of 18,700-18,750. The index recorded a high of 18,662 on May 30 and has since been in a consolidation. In this update, we take a quick look at the short-term outlook for the Nifty 50 index and focus on a more detailed outlook for the broader markets and interesting sectors.

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Prime stock recommendation - moving this small finance bank to a HOLD

Prime Stock recommendation: Moving this small finance bank to a HOLD

With a return of over 50%, one of our stock recommendations – on a small finance bank – may now provide less entry opportunity for new investors even as existing investors can continue to hold it. Read to know what drove this small finance bank’s stock to current valuations and what prospects it still holds.

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Prime stock recommendation - play the 2 wheeler recovery

Prime Stock Recommendation: Play the 2-wheeler recovery

The company is an auto ancillary player catering primarily to two wheeler components in the domestic market, which forms three-fourth of its total business.

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Our Stock research philosophy

With it comes to doing stock research, quality, growth and right price for the business – all matter to us. We also believe that good businesses can spring up in any market cap segment. Therefore, we don’t have defined allocations to large-caps, mid-caps, and small-caps or defined allocations to sectors in our stock recommendations. Here’s how we build Prime Stocks.

  • To start with, we consider the entire Nifty 500 basket – given that this covers almost the entire listed market cap, it throws up all available opportunities.
  • To this, we apply basic filters to remove the very illiquid stocks so that you’re actually able to invest the amounts you wish to. Our liquidity filter applies regardless of the stock’s market cap.
  • Then, we do a further round of elimination to weed out those with very shaky fundamentals – such as the severely loss-making, negative net worth, heavily indebted, and more.
  • On this universe, out stock research methodology applies quantitative filters to rank this universe of stocks. This helps set a basic bar on the fundamental metrics that a company needs, to make it to our shortlist.
  • Our model considers over 20 different metrics to measure quality and growth alone, besides a series of other metrics to understand stock risks, volatility, and valuations.
  • The stock research methodology we have developed measures balance sheet strength, growth in revenue and profitability, as well as the quality of this growth. We combine both short-term and long-term averages to ensure that we’re not overtly influenced by the latest numbers. For example, while we look at revenue or earnings growth, we also look at how strong or stable this growth has been, whether or not it leads to cash flows, whether or not it is real growth. While we look at debt levels, we also look at ability to service interest and whether the debt has been put to good use. While we look at NPAs, we also see what the loan book is like and trends in NPAs.

Stock research deep dive

From the shortlist our model generates, we dig deeper to understand more about each company, its sector, its growth and profit drivers, valuations, and more. This exercise is an entirely qualitative analysis. This quantitative-qualitative blend gives us the ability to assess stocks and opportunities across sectors and market caps. It also removes any potential bias we may have towards particular sectors. It helps us offer a mix of styles. Our ‘buy’ list can and often will feature growth-style stocks, quality stocks, value or contrarian picks, or even dividend plays.

We additionally have a ‘Watchlist’, where we list stocks that we think hold promise, but are not ‘buys’ because we are watching developments. These could be related to valuations or the business. So, not all ‘Watchlist’ stocks will move to ‘Buys’! We also give you alerts on when a stock is overvalued or where the fundamental thesis fails or changes. We issue a ‘Sell’ call at such times.

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