Enterprise Value: Definition, Formula, Examples and More

by Sandhya Krishnan • May 17, 2019

Enterprise value (EV) is a very important concept in corporate valuation and upon which many M&A deals are based. In simple terms, Enterprise Value is the outlay or cost of buying the entire (100%) company by a potential investor. Thus, apart from the equity shareholders, the other types of shareholding i.e. preference and minority shareholders […]


The Concept of Dividend Yield in Stocks

by Richa Sharma • May 16, 2019

In the stock market, not all the tools of fundamental analysis work for every investor on every stock. If you are looking for stocks for intraday trading, you might look into volatility and beta associated with the stocks. Similarly, if you are looking for dividend income, a couple of parameters are specific to you. One of […]


9 Best Small Cap Stocks You Can Consider Investing In – 2019

by Niraj • May 15, 2019

Small cap stocks are preferred by various investors as they are known to give excellent returns. These stocks invest in companies that have a market capitalization of 250-500. Although these stocks are highly volatile in nature, they are preferred vastly by most investors. Let’s have a look at some of the best small-cap funds you […]


Equity Shares: Definition,Advantages, Disadvantages and More

by Richa Sharma • May 9, 2019

In the financial world, the word equity share is most common. We call it stock, ordinary share, or simply just shares. You might have the basic idea of what an equity share is as the definition is in the word itself. But did you know that in reality, every shareholder is a part owner of […]


Algorithmic Trading in Stock Market: Benefits, Risk, Strategies

by Niraj • May 6, 2019

An algorithm is a detailed procedure to accomplish a task. Algorithmic trading (also known as automated trading, black-box trading, or algo-trading) uses a computer program that follows a defined set of instructions (also known as an algorithm) to place a trade. Thus, algorithmic trading is the process of using a computer program to follow a […]

Check Out the 10 Best Performing Stocks in 15 Years

by Richa Sharma • May 2, 2019

There are many stocks in the Indian market that have generated excess returns compared to their benchmark indices. But only the most consistent stock will have the ability to generate wealth over the long term. I have identified few stocks that have outperformed the benchmark BSE Sensex for most of its trading days, over the […]


What Is Fair Value in Stocks? Definition, Advantages and Examples

by Niraj • April 30, 2019

We often hear the term, ‘stock is overvalued or undervalued’. What does this indicate? It merely indicates that an investor puts a value to stock and compares it with the current price. For example, if a stock is trading at Rs. 80 and I as an investor feel that real value for the stock is […]

The Best Stocks to Invest Under Rs. 20 (2019)

by Richa Sharma • April 30, 2019

As the Indian stock market has recovered from the recent loss and Sensex and Nifty reached a new peak in this election year, investors might be interested in looking out for opportunities to invest in stocks. Theoretically, in this volatile time, the best approach is to identify the best low price shares to buy right […]

10 Best Mid-Cap Stocks You Can Consider Investing for Long Term

by Richa Sharma • April 29, 2019

Since January 2018, mid-cap stocks, experienced heightened volatility due to the imposition of long term capital gain (LTCG) tax, rising crude oil prices, weakening rupee against the dollar, and re-categorization of mutual funds. The one-year rolling returns differential between BSE Midcap Index and Sensex has touched an all-time low of -18.01%. But now, most financial analysts and […]


Intrinsic Value of Stocks: Everything an Investor Should Know

by Niraj • April 27, 2019

Intrinsic value is the anticipated or calculated value of a company, stock, currency or product determined through fundamental analysis. It includes tangible and intangible factors. Intrinsic value is also called the real value and may or may not be the same as the current market value. It is also referred to as the price a […]


Learn About Margin of Safety: Rule No.1 of Stock Market Investing!

by Sandhya Krishnan • April 25, 2019

Can you get a loan despite a bad CIBIL score‘Because investing is as much an art as a science, investors need a margin of safety. A margin of safety is achieved when securities are purchased at prices sufficiently below underlying value to allow for human error, bad luck, or extreme volatility in a complex, unpredictable, […]


10 Most Expensive Stocks in the World – 2019

by Richa Sharma • April 24, 2019

A savvy stock market investor always looks for a stock price as one of the true measures of success for the company. But have you ever wondered, which company has the most expensive stock price in the world? In this article, we will look at the top 10 most expensive stocks being traded around the […]


10 Types Of Preference Shares in India – Explained!

by Richa Sharma • April 24, 2019

The capital of a company is divided into different units with a definite value called shares. The holders of these shares are called shareholders. There are two types of shares which a company may issue, namely, preference shares and common shares. In this article, we look at the different types of preference shares available in the Indian […]

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9 Best Stocks to Consider Investing for Long Term (2019)

by Abhijeet Saha • April 23, 2019

The single greatest edge an investor can have is a long-term orientation – Seth Klarman Investors often want to invest in the long term so that their money grows with time. But identifying which stock will deliver good results, which underlying company will have a sustainable business model has always been an issue. Another question […]

The Fall of Jet Airways: How Will it Affect the Shareholders, Economy and Reasons For its Failure

by Garima Mittal • April 22, 2019

With only few airplanes in function, the once 2nd largest airline of India, has now temporarily suspended its domestic and international operations. In addition to the halt of operations, the company has defaulted in making domestic and international loan repayments, salaries and other dues. The airline is fighting for its survival. This has adversely affected […]


10 Most Expensive Stocks in India – 2019

by Richa Sharma • April 20, 2019

Stock price is one of the key factors in deciding the constituents of a portfolio or stock pick in the Indian stock market. High-priced stocks add more weightage to the portfolio but it is usually seen that retail investors choose stocks that are not very expensive. In this article, we will look at the top […]


Internal Rate of Return (IRR): Calculation, Formula, Applications and More

by Sandhya Krishnan • April 19, 2019

IRR, ROI, XIRR, CAGR, TWRR, you must have come across many such acronyms in finance and investing. One common thread through all of them is that they are a rate or % value and each one finds application in different aspects of financial valuation. However, bear in mind that they are all different from each […]

What Is Stop Loss and How Is it Important?

by Niraj • April 19, 2019

A stop loss also called stop-loss order or stop market order, is an order whereby an investor instructs the broker to automatically sell his/her stocks if the price of the security drops to a certain level. In other words, stop loss can be defined as an advance order to sell an asset when it reaches […]

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Top 10 Companies to Invest in India on the Basis of Market Value

by Niraj • April 17, 2019

Market value, commonly referred to as market capitalization, depicts the total value of a company’s shares. The market value is computed by multiplying the number of outstanding shares with the current market price of the stock. Following are the top 25 companies by market value in India as on April 15, 2019. Company Name Market […]


Dupont Analysis: Everything a Stock Investor Should Know

by Sandhya Krishnan • April 16, 2019

‘Quality without results is pointless. Results without quality is boring.’- Johan Cruyff, soccer player Just like in all spheres of society, where quality is preferred, investors in equity markets seek quality stocks at reasonable prices. Quality in case of stocks, is the comparison of the returns derived relative to the capital invested in stocks. The […]