Weekly Tactical Pick | Karur Vysya Bank
KVB is a long-term survivor and could throw up positive surprises in the post-COVID recovery phase and hence its valuation at 0.6X FY23e adjusted book offers downside support
September 04, 2021 / 10:32 AM IST
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Quarterly performance largely backed by improved realisations
Medium-term triggers China plus and protectionist measures for tyre industry
Valuations not inexpensive; but improved medium-term outlook
In this week’s tactical pick, we are suggesting Karur Vysya Bank (KVB, CMP: Rs 44, Nifty level: 17,234), primarily because of its significant underperformance and undemanding valuation even as it appears that the bank is walking the right path.
In the past six months, KVB had declined by 27 per cent against a 15 per cent rally in the Nifty and a 4 per cent rise in the Bank Nifty.
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