Sensex 30 Companies: Their Weightage in The Index [2022]

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The Indian stock market has two main indices, Sensex and Nifty-50. Sensex is the index of BSE and Nifty-50 is of NSE. Sensex has 30 number stocks as its constituents and Nifty has 50. In this article, we talk about Sensex 30 companies and their weightage in the Index.  In case you are interested to […]

How To Identify Good Stocks: Stock Picking Explained For Beginners

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There are only a couple of ways to identify good stocks for investing. Either we can do it ourselves or let the experts do it for us. But a piece of expert advice has a cost. Moreover, experts may not be available for people like us who can invest only a few thousand each month. Furthermore, whom we […]

PEG Ratio: A Combination of PE & PEG To Value Indian Stocks

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PEG ratio is a useful valuation metric for stock investors. Potential investors can use it to gauge if a stock is overvalued or undervalued. PEG is a ratio which establishes a correlation between company’s price valuation with its future growth prospects (see here). We are more conversant with the use of P/E ratio (Price to Earnings […]

Undervalued Stocks: Common Man’s Guide For Stock Investing [2022]

What are undervalued stocks (a list is here)? Undervalued stocks are those shares whose current price is trading at a discount to their intrinsic value. [Updated: 06-Aug-2022] SL Name Price (Rs.) EV (Rs.Cr) P/E P/B PEG (3Y) GMR Score 1 GAIL 132.9 66,437.72 4.37 0.89 0.16 66.85 2 IOC 73.1 2,14,259.98 5.46 0.74 0.52 66.81 […]

How to Record Balance Sheet Transactions: Examples

Every balance sheet transactions recorded by the company, alters its Balance sheet. For investors, it is interesting to understand balance sheet transactions of companies. Though the understanding of balance sheet transactions is not essential, but its knowledge helps. It will greatly help value investors to read and interpret companies financial reports. When I started learning about balance sheet […]

Analysis of Lupin Share Price – Must Watch

Lupin Limited (BSE:500257) is an Indian Pharma stock. In terms of Market Cap, Lupin Ltd is the 5th largest stock after Sun Pharma, Cadila, Cipla and Piramal. Lupin Limited is also among the Top 100 stocks of Indian stock market in terms of Market Capitalization. Lupin currently ranks as high as 64 in list of […]

How Enterprise Value Is Different From Market Capitalisation?

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What is Enterprise Value for Private Company and how investors use it for their purpose? Enterprise value calculation is one of the ways to value a company. People often ponder about how to value a company. Enterprise value provides quick answer. Calculating enterprise value is easy. Value of market capitalisation is easily available online. We […]

How to Buy Stocks of Overseas Companies

Who would not love to buy stocks of overseas companies. But is it possible to buy one? Stocks of companies like Google, Microsoft, Apple are dream buys for any investor. But not many people know how to buy their stocks sitting back in India. The success story, and growth prospects of companies like Apple, Google, […]

LIC Investment Portfolio

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All in all LIC investment portfolio worth is approx. Rs 8lakh crore. There is a plan to add stocks worth Rs 60,000 Crore in 2013 in LIC investment portfolio. LIC is committed to invest almost 20% of its portfolio in stock market. It is point worth noting that in May’2011, LIC invested nearly Rs 5 […]

How to make money in stock market in India [2022]

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Introduction: Why it is essential to know how to make money in stock market? Because more people lose money in stocks than any other investment option. Why? A trademark answer is, “stocks are risky”. You must be fed-up with this answer, right? You might me scratching your heads that if stock is risky, why people […]

About Book Value of Shares: How to Use it for Stock Investing?

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Book value of shares gives us a ‘rough idea’ about the stock’s ‘true value‘ (Book value & other details of top Indian stocks). What is true value? True value is that price of a stock, which an investor must pay to buy it. But why book value gives only a rough idea? Because it considers […]