Issue of 23rd May-29th May 2022
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SEBI & NSE Need To Identify Habitual Offenders through Data Analysis and Use Severely Escalated Action as a Deterrent
As a member of the consumer complaints committee (CCC) of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) for a few years, one noticed that two powerful personal-care companies had a nice trick to their fairness cream advertisements. These advertisements inevitably portrayed those with a darker skin as being less confident or losing out on... Read More
STOCKS
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Ltd (KIMS) came out with a good set of quarterly numbers. We had covered the stock in detail earlier here. The company announced a slight change in expansion strategy and sounded confident about future performance.     KIMS started its first...
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Elgi Equipment Ltd (Elgi), covered in detail earlier here, makes air-compressors and automobile service station equipment. It derives almost half of its revenue from overseas operations, operates in 120 countries and has more than 2mn (million) compressors installed worldwide. Its...
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Operating in a challenging environment, PI Industries reported healthy set of numbers for Q4FY21-22. We had covered PI Industries in detail here. In the March quarter, revenue grew by 17% y-o-y (year-on-year) to Rs1,395 crore primarily driven by the domestic crop protection business. Revenue...
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Dr Lal PathLabs (DLPL) came out with its quarterly earnings recently; the results were lacklustre. Non-COVID business is on a recovery path since March; however, margins are moving downward. We had covered DLPL in detailed here. DLPL is the largest diagnostics player in India with all-India...
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Vinati Organics (Vinati) ended FY21-22 on a strong note with revenue touching nearly Rs500-crore mark in Q4FY21-22. Sales grew by a whopping 74% y-o-y (year-on-year) led by strong volume growth across products. Strong demand in ATBS (acrylamide tertiary-butyl sulfonic acid), more utilisation...
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In Q4FY21-22, Balaji Amines Ltd (BAL) reported stellar set of numbers with revenue growth of 88% y-o-y (year-on-year) and 38% sequentially to Rs779 crore. This was backed by strong volume growth of 18% y-o-y and 22% q-o-q (quarter-on-quarter). Improved capacity utilisation pushed the volumes...
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In Q4FY21-22, Ami Organics’ (Ami) revenue grew by 55% y-o-y (year-on-year) to Rs144 crore, driven by volume and value gains. Volume grew by 23% y-o-y. Sequentially, sales growth was subdued due to logistical challenges and lack of timely supply of imported raw materials. Advance intermediates...
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As anticipated by the management, Neogen Chemicals (Neogen) crossed the Rs450 crore top-line mark in FY21-22. In Q4FY21-22, revenue surged by 69% y-o-y (year-on-year) and 18% q-o-q (quarter-on-quarter) to Rs157 crore, driven by capacity expansion and higher realisation for select products....
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IPO REVIEW
Aether Industries Ltd (AIL) is a specialty chemicals manufacturer and has eight chemistry competencies including Grignard reaction, organolithium and other organometallic chemistry, ethylene oxide and isobutylene chemistry, hydrogenation, homogeneous & heterogeneous catalysis, cross-coupling...
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SMART MONEY
As investors, we want to own a part of some business or the other which can give some returns on our savings. We do that by buying shares or by lending money to them. I am sure most of us cannot describe the underlying business of each and every investment we own. We are simply giving in to...
INSURANCE
For a long time, mental illness-related expenses were not covered under health insurance in India. Only physical health ailments and disorders came within the ambit of health insurance plans. Fortunately, we are now seeing a shift in the trend, in the past couple of years. The Insurance...
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