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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

SEBI’s Regulation for OFS Against Retail Investors Interest

July 31, 2015

SEBI Flawed lawThe Securities and Exchange Board of India, SEBI the guardian for Investors across the board in Capital markets in India has devised & designed a severely flawed Offer For Sale [OFS] regulation against the Retail Indian Investors. On the very face of it you will probably think the author of this Article is Insane, but ask yourself how many shares did you get allotted in the recently concluded Power Finance Corporation OFS by the Government of India ?

The Govt of India to maximize its returns stopped announcing the OFS in advance as speculators would drive down the prices and also make a killing by virtue of Read More »


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 »


Mutual Funds in India

Retail Indian Investors Back to Share Market via Mutual Funds

July 14, 2015

Indian Mutual FundsThe Retail Indian Investors is back into the Share Market after a gap of 6 years after their tryst with Real estate & Gold appeared to have given lesser returns than the Equities.

Increased participation of retail investors through Mutual Funds [MF] rather than direct equity purchases is an encouraging development as it is the Fund Managers job to manage your Hard Earned money at a cost of say around 2% which is worth it. Didn’t we Read More »

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 »

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