Apcotex Industries Ltd (NSE, BSE : 523694)

Apcotex Ltd was spun-off from the prestigious Asian Paints in 1991. Since then the co is part of the “APCO” group of companies headed by Mr. Atul Choksey (former MD – Asian Paints). The company is one of the leading producer of polymer products namely Synthetic Latices & Synthetic Rubber. They have one of the … Continue reading Apcotex Industries Ltd (NSE, BSE : 523694)

Can Fin Homes & other updates

Can Fin Homes (BSE: 511196, NSE: CANFINHOME) is a housing finance company promoted by Canara Bank (having 42% stake). Housing Finance has been a very rewarding sector in past (look at HDFC, LIC Housing and GRUH Finance). Thus the discussion on Can Fin caught our immediate attention. Can Fin focuses on affordable individual home loans … Continue reading Can Fin Homes & other updates

The Best Ideas and stuff of 2012

Welcome 2013!!! Hello Friends, we wish you and your family a very Happy & Prosperous New Year! 2012 has been a good year for our financial markets with the sensex gaining over 25% this year and beating all other asset classes. The best thing was that the mid caps (the area we focus on) outperformed … Continue reading The Best Ideas and stuff of 2012

Updates from the company visits & AGMs

During the past few weeks, we have been on the move to attend the Annual General Meetings (AGMs) and meet the companies we have been tracking. A lot of effort has been in re-understanding the companies and preparing proper questionnaires to get a bigger and longer term picture. We are in process of preparing detailed … Continue reading Updates from the company visits & AGMs

A review of FY12 Results [Updates]

The annual results are coming out and it’s a good time to re-evaluate the portfolio and also start considering what lies ahead for FY13. Here is an update on the performance of some of our ideas: Gujarat Reclaim Rubber: We had first discussed about this idea at 875 levels and provided multiple updates. The stock … Continue reading A review of FY12 Results [Updates]

Q3-FY12 Result Updates

When the majority were bearish, the markets surprised them by giving a strong upwards swing. Most of the stocks prices have improved by about 20%+ in less than a month. This is why it is always advised not to time the markets. Rather than remaining on sidelines, one should target companies doing well and yet … Continue reading Q3-FY12 Result Updates

Company Results Update…

The results season is finally over and it has been a mixed bag. There haven’t been much instances of major outperformances but overall good topline growth is being witnessed while margins are under pressure. It’s a good time to buy into selected good companies as margins would come back over the long run. Results & … Continue reading Company Results Update…

Changes in Promoter Holding

Promoter’s Holding form a very important part in the stock analysis. Stocks with large Promoter Holding generally shows that a business is run by a family. The factor that usually works in favour of companies with large promoter holdings is the fair amount of confidence in the promoters. The reason is that promoters are holding … Continue reading Changes in Promoter Holding