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Corporate Earnings News

Credit / Debit Card Penetration Reaches 50% in India

April 20, 2015

Total Credit Debit Cards in IndiaThis Article is reproduced With Written Permission from CardBhai.Com.

In continuing our tradition to source authentic data and present it to you, we have published the breakup of Debit Card and Credit Cards in circulation in India at the end of Dec 2014. It gives me immense pleasure to state that Total Debit & Credit Card Penetration in India has touched a whopping 520 Million / 52 Crore [1 Crore = 10 Mn] at the end of 2014, half the size of Indian population, still less than the 97 crore mobile connections India has.

The Following Chart Shows the Read More »


ITC Cigarette Business – End of An Era

March 2, 2015

ITC GoldFlakeUnlike the previous Corrupt Regime of Congress, the present BJP Govt is highly determined on preserving the Health of the Nation and took another bold with hawkish stance on cigarettes which saw another double digit excise hike.

The budget has raised excise duty on cigarettes by 12-22% implying a ~14% effective hike for ITC, ahead of our as well as consensus’ estimates. This is fourth consecutive double digit hike and in fact, comes on top of ~20% hike in Jul-14. The budget Read More »


IPO Reviews

Wonderla Holidays – IPO Review / Recommendation

April 21, 2014

Wonderla IPO ReviewWonderla Holidays Ltd (Wonderla), founded in 2002, is one of the largest amusement park operators in India promoted by the same promoters as that of V-Guard Industries Ltd. The company, currently, owns and operates two amusement parks under the brand name ‘Wonderla’. The company also owns and operates a resort besides an amusement park in Bengaluru under the brand name ‘Wonderla Resort’, which has been operational since March 2012.

Wonderla has a proven track record of managing amusement parks with established brand equity. The company has been able to maintain high standards of safety and hygiene, which has been able to attract organized visits from schools, colleges and corporate segment.

Wonderla has developed an in-house Read More »


Subscribe to PowerGrid FPO at Cut-Off

December 4, 2013

PowerGrid FPO OfferPowerGrid Corporation of India’s FPO is an attractive opportunity to own the fast-growing (19% net profit CAGR in FY13-17) near monopoly regulated power utility with stable RoEs (~16% in FY15/16). Whilst 10% equity dilution at Rs90/share was the ideal scenario, the 13% dilution at Rs85 (the lower band of the FPO) would raise enough equity to meet the equity needs up to FY15E/16E capex. The allowed return on equity in 2001-04 and 2004-09 was 16% and 14%, respectively. The CERC increased the regulated RoE to 15.5% + 0.5% incentive for timely completion of the projects.

After aggressive bidding in the initial eight Read More »


Mutual Funds in India

DSB 10 Year MoM Rolling IRR for HDFC Mutual Funds

June 10, 2014

Breaking News - ExclusiveThis Article is a Must Read for everybody as we introduce a new benchmark of calculating 10 Year SIP Returns –

DalalStreet.Biz [DSB] 10 Year Rolling MoM Internal Rate of Return for Mutual Funds in India

We started off with 5 of the Top Performing Funds which we recommended 11 years ago.

Since we posted just on twitter a year ago about our new methodology of researching mutual funds, I’m sure most of you must have Read More »

Madhusudan Kela – Reliance Mutual Fund, CIO’s message

November 15, 2012

We present to you the view of Madhusudhan Kela, Sr. Fund Manager and Chief Investment / strategist Officer with Reliance Capital Asset Management company on the occasion of Diwali.

Once again, as the biggest and the brightest Hindu festival, Diwali, is upon us, it is indeed a time for introspection, celebration of life and its gifts. [Skippng some Paragraphs Related to Religious References..]

Just think, last Dec, investors had started Read More »

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