Motilal Oswal's research report on LIC Housing Finance
Our strategist recently increased the weightage of LIC Housing Finance (LICHF) in our model portfolio. In our view, after a span of two years, the business environment is turning favorable for LICHF. With liquidity tightening,
Banking and financial services stocks have been key drivers of the current rally that has led benchmark indices to fresh six-month highs. The up move has been fuelled by hopes of Modi's return at the Centre and renewed FII inflow.
Bank Nifty has rallied 10 percent in March so far and f
ASML (NASDAQ: ASML) and ACM Research (NASDAQ:ACMR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability.
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Both Exxon Mobil and Chevron have posted significantly higher earnings for the second quarter as compared to the year-ago levels, thanks in large part to the improvement in....More>>>
"Dividends don't lie." It's one of my favorite Wall Street sayings. Accountants can mess with a company's books in all kinds of ways, but they can't fake a cash payment. And if a company can pay a dividend, it's almost always making money. In the past 20 years, we've seen Merrill Lynch's Henry Blodget touting stocks he privately dismissed as crap....More>>>
Tech investors often flock toward high-growth companies that trade at premium valuations. However, investors shouldn’t underestimate the power of “mature” tech stocks that pay reliable dividends while trading at lower valuations. Let’s examine three of those stocks, all of which outperformed the S&P 500 this year.
SUMITOMO HEAVY/ADR (NASDAQ: BRKS) and Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.
It’s okay to be wrong in the stock market. Famed investor Peter Lynch once said, if 60% of his picks perform as expected he would be happy with the results. I’m here to tell you I was wrong about Nike (NYSE: NKE). That’s not to say that stock will go straight up in an orderly fashion. I’m not suggesting the shares are undervalued. However, in just one quarterly earnings report, the company....More>>>
INVESCO EXCHANG/BULLETSHARES 2025 C (NYSEARCA:BSCP) announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, July 5th, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, July 5th will be given a dividend of 0.0515 per share on Monday, July 9th. This represents a $0.62 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 3rd.
AMD (NYSE:AMD) does not need a merger or buyout as some have written. Those days are long gone. If it were going to happen, it would have been two years prior when AMD was really feeling the pain and the balance sheet was a wreck. Since then they have drastically reduced debt while expanding product offerings. In this article we are going to cover a brief history, growth prospects, why a buyout....More>>>
Monday November 20: Five things the markets are talking about
The collapse of the German coalition talks over the weekend would suggest that Germany is no longer the role model of ‘political' stability. Europe's strongest economy has the possibility of three options ahead, a minority government, a continuation of the current grand coalition or new elections.
Bharti Airtel’s (BHARTI) board has approved an INR320b fund raise, which includes a rights issue of INR250b and perpetual bonds with equity credit of INR70b (foreign denominated). Issue price of INR220/share implies an issuance of
Shares of Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:CYCC) shot up 7.5% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $0.90 and last traded at $0.86. 1,753,743 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 258% from the average session volume of 489,758 shares. The stock had prev