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Stocks To Watch: Bombay Dyeing, HUL, Fortis, Kaveri Seeds

Summary
  • Manipal-TPG revises offer for Fortis Healthcare to Rs 180 per share.
  • Kaveri Seeds to consider share buyback on May 24.
  • Delhi High Court agrees to hear plea filed by Daiichi and a strategic investor to stop Fortis sale.

Indian equity benchmarks were little changed as market participants stayed away from taking risky bets a day ahead of Karnataka assembly election results.

The NSE Nifty 50 index was unchanged at 10,806.60 and the S&P BSE Sensex was little changed at 35,557.

Stocks To Watch In Tuesday’s Trade

  • Manipal-TPG revises offer for Fortis Healthcare to Rs 180 per share
  • RBI imposes further restrictions under PCA on Allahabad Bank.
  • JK Paper approves setting up additional capacity upto 2 lakh tonnes per annum of packaging board, pulping facilities up to 1.6 lakh tonnes per annum, and utilities in Gujarat for Rs 1,450 crore.
  • Kaveri Seeds to consider share buyback on May 24.
  • Adlabs Entertainment to consider issue of securities to QIB on May 17.
  • Shalimar paints to consider rights issue on May 23.
  • Delhi High Court agrees to hear plea filed by Daiichi and a strategic investor to stop Fortis sale.

Earnings Reaction To Watch

HUL (Q4, YoY)

  • Revenue up 11 percent at Rs 9,097 crore
  • Net profit up 14 percent at Rs 1,351 crore
  • Ebitda up 24 percent at Rs 2,048 crore
  • Margin at 22.5 percent versus 20.1 percent

Dr. Lal PathLabs (Q4, YoY)

  • Revenue up 21 percent at Rs 267 crore
  • Net profit up 25 percent at Rs 40 crore
  • Ebitda up 28 percent at Rs 64 crore
  • Margin at 24 percent versus 22.7 percent

Bombay Dyeing (Q4, YoY)

  • Revenue up 44 percent at Rs 758 crore
  • Net profit at Rs 11 crore versus net loss of Rs 62.5 crore
  • Ebitda at Rs 229.5 crore versus Rs 109.5 crore
  • Margin at 30.3 percent versus 20.8 percent

Polaris Consulting (Q4, QoQ)

  • Revenue up 6 percent at Rs 721 crore
  • Net profit up 25.5 percent at Rs 69 crore
  • Ebit up 23 percent at Rs 97 crore
  • Margin at 13.5 percent versus 11.6 percent

KEC International (Q4, YoY)

  • Revenue up 29 percent at Rs 3,664 crore
  • Net profit up 35 percent at Rs 196 crore
  • Ebitda up 23 percent at Rs 370.5 crore
  • Margin at 10.1 percent versus 10.6 percent

Balaji Amines (Q4, YoY)

  • Revenue up 33 percent at Rs 257 crore
  • Net profit up 83 percent at Rs 33 crore
  • Ebitda up 22 percent at Rs 47 crore
  • Margin at 18.3 percent versus 19.9 percent

JK Paper (Q4, YoY)

  • Revenue up 8 percent at Rs 752 crore
  • Net profit up 32 percent at Rs 74 crore
  • Ebitda up 17 percent at Rs 167 crore
  • Margin at 22.2 percent versus 20.4 percent

Honeywell Automation (Q4, YoY)

  • Revenue up 8 percent at Rs 640 crore
  • Net profit at Rs 58 crore versus Rs 22 crore
  • Ebitda up 11 percent at Rs 80 crore
  • Margin at 12.5 percent versus 12.2 percent

Cupid (Q4, YoY)

  • Revenue down 4 percent at Rs 17.65 crore
  • Net profit at Rs 2.7 crore versus Rs 4.9 crore
  • Ebitda at Rs 3.85 crore versus Rs 7.9 crore
  • Margin at 21.8 percent versus 42.9 percent

F&O Setup

  • Nifty May Futures closed trading at 10,814.7 with premium of 8 points versus 13.6 points
  • All series: Nifty open interest down 2 percent
  • India VIX ended at 14.2, up 2 percent
  • Max open interest for May series at 11,000 (open interest at 61.4 lakh, up 3 percent)
  • Max open interest for May series at 10,500 (open interest at 66.7 lakh, up 6 percent)

F&O Ban

  • In ban: Dewan Housing, IRB Infra, Jet Airways, JP Associates. Just Dial, Wockhardt
  • New in ban: JP Associates, Just Dial
  • Out of ban: Balrampur Chini
  • Only intraday positions can be taken in stocks which are in F&O ban. There is a penalty in case of a rollover of these intraday positions

Bulk Deals

Mphasis

  • First State Asian Equity Plus Fund bought 24.39 lakh shares (1.3 percent) at Rs 960 each
  • Nomura Funds Ireland plc. India Equity Fund bought 11.20 lakh shares (0.6 percent) at Rs 961.1 each
  • Oppenheimer International Small Company Fund bought 28.11 lakh shares (1.5 percent) at Rs 960 each
  • Nomura India Stock Mother Fund bought 15.20 lakh shares (0.8 percent) at Rs 961.1 each
  • Promoter Marble II Pte Ltd sold 1.54crore shares (8 percent) at Rs 960.09 each
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