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Britannia most-loved, Divi’s Labs shunned by analysts in November

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Britannia most-loved, Divi’s Labs shunned by analysts in November

Eicher Motors has seen the maximum upgrades in the last one year. On the flip side, it has also seen the maximum downgrades in the last month

Newly-listed Bikaji Foods up 33% since debut, what should investors do?

BUSINESS

Newly-listed Bikaji Foods up 33% since debut, what should investors do?

Bikaji Foods is said to be the third-largest ethnic snacks company in India, however, analysts are divided over its expensive valuation

Options trader PR Sundar under SEBI scanner

BUSINESS

Options trader PR Sundar under SEBI scanner

The capital markets regulator has listed his firm Mansun Consultancy Pvt Ltd under the Cause List pertaining to 'examination of unregistered investment advisory'

A great deal for Bisleri, but will it be one for Tata Consumer, too? 

BUSINESS

A great deal for Bisleri, but will it be one for Tata Consumer, too? 

Amid intense local competition, counterfeits and low pricing power, Bisleri may fail to boost Tata Consumer’s profitability

Tata Consumer gains as FMCG firm craves a sip of Bisleri

BUSINESS

Tata Consumer gains as FMCG firm craves a sip of Bisleri

At 9:45 am, the stock was quoting at Rs 791 on the National Stock Exchange, up 2.82 percent. Trading volumes were twice the 20-day average volume at 2,505,900.

IPO Street is buzzing but retail investors are not too excited

BUSINESS

IPO Street is buzzing but retail investors are not too excited

Retail portions for four of the eight recent IPOs remained undersubscribed

Delhivery lock-in expiry: Softbank, Tiger Global sitting on gains; Fedex stares at a loss

BUSINESS

Delhivery lock-in expiry: Softbank, Tiger Global sitting on gains; Fedex stares at a loss

Up to 82.42 percent of Delhivery’s shareholding, amounting to 598 million shares, will be free to trade. With the stock having tanked recently, investors will be watching out for potential fire sales

How Segantii India grabbed opportunity to make a quick buck in Nykaa, Paytm

BUSINESS

How Segantii India grabbed opportunity to make a quick buck in Nykaa, Paytm

The firm first bought Nykaa shares on November 10, then it sold Nykaa shares on November 15, and has now reportedly picked up shares of Paytm

Paytm lock-in expiry: Gains for Antfin, Alibaba and Elevation Capital, loss for Buffett

BUSINESS

Paytm lock-in expiry: Gains for Antfin, Alibaba and Elevation Capital, loss for Buffett

Alibaba, Antfin and SAIF Partners are likely to be first in line to sell their holdings in the fintech giant, as per market observers

How Britannia managed to trump analysts and its FMCG peers

BUSINESS

How Britannia managed to trump analysts and its FMCG peers

While all FMCG companies reported margin decline in Q2 on high cost of inventory, Britannia’s EBITDA margin rose to 16.3 percent from 15.5 percent YoY. This margin expansion was driven by better factory productivity, wastage reduction and cutting distance to market

Merged HDFC entity could have double the weight in MSCI, says Macquarie

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Merged HDFC entity could have double the weight in MSCI, says Macquarie

At present, HDFC is part of MSCI indices, while HDFC Bank is not

Nifty at 21,000 by next Dec, rupee to remain rangebound, says options trader PR Sundar

BUSINESS

Nifty at 21,000 by next Dec, rupee to remain rangebound, says options trader PR Sundar

His famous quote: If you're trading futures, you have no future. If you trade in options, you have plenty of options

Jubilant Foodworks fails to cheer analysts about growth despite good Q2 score

BUSINESS

Jubilant Foodworks fails to cheer analysts about growth despite good Q2 score

Only if input costs normalize, the company is expecting some margin improvement in H2

Titan management: Demand pressure in economy price points exists, need to ramp up eyewear biz

BUSINESS

Titan management: Demand pressure in economy price points exists, need to ramp up eyewear biz

Titan Q2: In terms of wedding demand in the jewellery segment, Titan’s top brass said that early signs were not clear yet, but they are hopeful of a strong season

Britannia Q2 Preview | Net profit to jump 17% on revenue boost, volume growth pegged at 5%

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Britannia Q2 Preview | Net profit to jump 17% on revenue boost, volume growth pegged at 5%

The growth in revenue will largely be on the back of price hikes taken by the company last quarter to pass on high input costs

Handsome gains for TPG, Fidelity, Steadview Capital and HNIs as Nykaa’s lock-in period nears end

BUSINESS

Handsome gains for TPG, Fidelity, Steadview Capital and HNIs as Nykaa’s lock-in period nears end

On November 9, almost 67 percent of Nykaa’s shareholding will be released from lock-in, which equals to about 310 million shares

11 stocks to watch out for as lock-in period expires in November

BUSINESS

11 stocks to watch out for as lock-in period expires in November

During the lock-in period, promoters and investors cannot liquidate the pre-IPO securities held by them

Tech Mahindra Q2 Preview | Profit to fall 8.5% on muted revenue growth

BUSINESS

Tech Mahindra Q2 Preview | Profit to fall 8.5% on muted revenue growth

Analysts expect constant currency growth of 2.4 percent on a quarterly basis

United Spirits consumers not shifting to cheaper brands, but input cost pressure builds

BUSINESS

United Spirits consumers not shifting to cheaper brands, but input cost pressure builds

The ‘Prestige & Above’ segment accounted for 75 percent of the company’s net sales during the first half of the year

Asian Paints’ capex & backward integration plans fail to cheer analysts, investors. Here’s why

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Asian Paints’ capex & backward integration plans fail to cheer analysts, investors. Here’s why

While this investment phase is beneficial in the long run, it will certainly be a drain on free cash flows, believe analysts

Samvat 2079 Roundtable: Why are FIIs selling heavily? Market masters answer

BUSINESS

Samvat 2079 Roundtable: Why are FIIs selling heavily? Market masters answer

In Moneycontrol’s Muhurat Roundtable, market veterans discussed why foreign investors left Indian shores and when they’ll be back

Samvat 2079 Roundtable: Is India's low per capita income a threat to the consumption story?

BUSINESS

Samvat 2079 Roundtable: Is India's low per capita income a threat to the consumption story?

At Moneycontrol’s Muhurat Roundtable, market veterans say low per capita income means things will only get better as they bet big on India’s consumption story

HUL Q2 Preview | Net profit to jump 10% YoY, volume growth pegged at 5%

BUSINESS

HUL Q2 Preview | Net profit to jump 10% YoY, volume growth pegged at 5%

EBITDA margins are seen declining by 110 basis points YoY to 23.5 percent this quarter

Tata Consumer Q2 Preview | Revenue to grow 10%, volume growth may stay flat

BUSINESS

Tata Consumer Q2 Preview | Revenue to grow 10%, volume growth may stay flat

Analysts at Kotak Institutional Equities estimate Rs 140 crore in revenue for NourishCo, which indicates 65 percent YoY growth aided by geographical expansion