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Jan 13, 2017 06:09 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18

Margin pressures on IT stocks, look to exit: Dipan Mehta

According to Dipan Mehta, member of BSE and NSE believes that investors should look to exit out of IT stocks as the IT industry is facing continuous pressure on margins and days of double-digit growth are gone. He added that the structure of the industry, costing pattern everything have come into question.


The Indian market ended in a mild negative off from the low point of the day supported by ITC, HDFC and Axis Bank. IT heavyweight TCS and Infosys were drags after their results. TCS ended with a loss of 4.05 percent, Infosys ended with a loss of 2.42 percent. Idea Cellular was the top loser on Nifty with a loss of 4.64 and down 7 percent from the start of the year.


SP Tulsian of sptulsian.com said that the Q3 numbers from private banks won’t be a shocker due to demonetisation and banks have more or less stabilised.


According to Dipan Mehta, member of BSE and NSE believes that investors should look to exit out of IT stocks as the IT industry is facing continuous pressure on margins and days of double-digit growth are gone. He added that the structure of the industry, costing pattern everything have come into question.


Ashwani Gujral of ashwanigujral.com said that telecom stocks are in a downturn, they may go down further and are sell on rally. He added that Nifty may remain sideways for the next week for first two day before market regains fresh momentum and breaks on the upside.

Sanjiv Bhasin of IIFL said that he is positive on Maruti Suzuki and has a target of Rs 6.500 on the stock by the end of 2017. He added that investor should buy the stock on every decline and is the best pick in 4-wheeler space. He is very bullish on Reliance Industries. The stock could race up to Rs 1,150-1,250 levels if the Nifty hits 8600, he said.

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