Intrinsic Value of Stocks: Everything an Investor Should Know
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!
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
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!
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 […]
9 Best Stocks to Consider Investing for Long Term (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
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
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
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?
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 […]
Top 10 Companies to Invest in India on the Basis of Market Value
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
‘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 […]
9 Highest Dividend Paying Stocks in India – 2019
There is a lot of buzz in the financial world about the word ‘dividend’. We often read about companies paying a low or high dividend in news, but why should we investors be concerned about dividend payouts by these companies. Why is dividend such an important parameter? Let’s first understand what dividends are. Dividends in […]
What is stop loss?
When you start trading in the stock market, you will come across new and unfamiliar terms, one of which is ‘Stop-Loss’. In the financial world, when a trade goes against you, a stop loss order is part of your exit plan. Let’s look into it in detail. What is Stop-Loss? Stop loss meaning: Stop-loss, also known […]
Is PE ratio over-hyped
PE ratio is also known as the Price-to-Earnings ratio is a famous number that nearly all investor or budding investor or finance enthusiast look at while investing. In this blog, I shall discuss the PE ratio – what is it, disadvantages of the PE ratio, misinterpretation mistakes common investors do and what an investor should […]
What is the best time to sell a stock?
In 2018, the mid-cap and the small-cap segment fell by 24.2% and 23.7%. Some investor-favorite stocks had fallen more than 50 percent from their all-time highs in 2018. Many in the list are the names that saw massive run in 2017. We often wish we’d sold the stocks while staring at the losses. Investors, despite spending […]
13 stocks with strong fundamentals that could see steady returns in 2020
Fiscal 2019 was a year of recovery from the disruption caused by events such as demonetization and implementation of the Goods and Services Tax. Supported by the public investments the economy is likely to register 7.2% growth even though the private investments have disappointed. Export market performed well thereby providing buoyancy to the manufacturing sector. […]
These sectors might generate great returns for investors in the coming years
The year 2019 is considered to be a year of volatility as the world’s largest democracy is going for general elections that is due in 2019. The political parties are leaving no stone unturned to showcase the achievement of the current government while some of them are busy highlighting the short-comings of the current government. […]
Top pharma stocks and what this sector’s future looks like
India is one of the leading providers of generic medicines globally. Thanks to the cost advantage that the world’s third largest economy by Purchasing Power Parity provides. Additionally, India has a pool of scientists who have the potential to steer the industry ahead to an even higher level. Structure of the pharma industry The pharmaceutical […]
5 Top agri-sector stocks and why they could be a great investment
We all know how deeply linked the agriculture sector and its allied activities is to India. Historically, we had been an agrarian country. The agriculture sector is the largest employment sector. This sector employees more than 54% of the Indian population. And it also contributes almost 16% to the Gross Domestic Product of India. If […]
What is intraday trading? How does it work?
Until recently, people perceived intraday trading to be the domain of financial firms and professional investors or traders. But this has changed today thanks to the popularity of electronic trading and margin trading in India. Today, it is very easy to start intraday trading. What is intraday trading? Intraday trading meaning: also known by name […]