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No beating about the bush.
If you think shares have some value apart from what people are willing to pay in the stock market, you have your work cut out, because you have to find some way of arriving at that value without referring to the market price. Once you have your estimate, the rest follows. If the market price is higher, sell; if it’s lower, buy. The only hitch, really, is that valuation is a difficult...
Deepak Spinners is doing badly but has some hidden value
The operational income of Deepak Spinners (DSL) has been declining by an average 10% over the past five quarters, while its operating profit was down 4% over the same period. The company operates at a margin of just about 7% and yet the stock has been shooting up the charts. It emerged among the toppers within micro-cap stocks this...
The Harshad Mehta scam of 1992 came to be known as a ‘stock market scam’ because the precipitous fall in the Sensex caused massive losses to retail investors and captured public attention. But, although the late Harshad Mehta was ramping up stock prices with impunity, the heart of the scam, as reflected by the endless litigation that followed, was mainly connected to the government-securities...