Issue of 27th Jul-2nd Aug 2018
LEAD ARTICLE
financial magazines online
The Mystery of Stock Valuation: Bajaj Auto, Reliance Industries and Pidilite
Bajaj Auto is a zero-debt company, in the much sought-after consumer products business, with high margins and high return on capital. Its bikes thrill the user with speed, smooth handling of curves and a safe ride over road-bumps and potholes. The stock has all the ingredients of a blue-chip; it should be expensive and rising steadily.... Read More
CROSSHAIRS
In what could end up as one of the biggest bailouts in the financial sector, without portraying it as such, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is stepping in to 'take charge of' Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), an unlisted infrastructure behemoth with scores of...
STOCKS
The question about this small-cap company called Jenburkt Pharmaceuticals Ltd (JPL), with a market capitalisation of about Rs333 crore, is: When will its share price fall? Over the past decade, its share price has compounded at a stupendous 46.24%. But this really wouldn’t come as a surprise...
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Action Construction Equipment Ltd (ACE) is an equipment manufacturer with a market-capitalisation of around Rs1,600 crore. It sells its products under the brand name ‘ACE’ to the infrastructure and the farm sector. While revenues are categorised under three segments—cranes, material handling...
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UPL announced a multi-billion dollar acquisition last week (20 July 2018) for acquiring Arysta Lifesciences (agrochemicals division of US-based Performance Specialty Products Corporation). This will make UPL the fifth largest agrochemicals player in world. The consensus among market...
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MUTUAL FUNDS
Given a choice between a stock that is liquid but likely to grow less and a stock that isn’t highly liquid but would grow exponentially, large-cap and multi-cap schemes of mutual funds (MFs) prefer liquid and large-cap stocks over stocks that would see higher growth. The ability to exit Rs50...
Clinton Fernandes
SMART MONEY
Fundamental analysis is a term that is loosely used to describe the process/method employed to arrive at a view about a company and its business. The objective of the analysis could be to either lend money to the company or to buy its shares. The last book on the topic has yet to be written....
TECHNOLOGY
Expensify is the #1 tool for expense report management, receipt tracking, and business travel. Snap a photo of your receipt using SmartScan and Expensify takes care of the rest! Designed for small businesses, accountants, and individuals who are sick of wasting time with spreadsheets,...
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HEALTH
A breakthrough by researchers at the University of Birmingham has brought them a step closer to developing a revolutionary treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD).    AMD is a disease that blurs the sharp, central vision you need for ’straight-ahead’ activities such as...
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I learnt my medicine at the feet of some of the great teachers in India, the UK and USA. Time was when every patient went through a detailed interview to record the history of his/her ailment and then a thorough clinical examination. Tests were done only when indicated to either confirm or...
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