NMDC rated ‘buy’; at a vantage point for better performance

Price hikes and estimated volume recovery brighten prospects; valuation is attractive; ‘Buy’ retained.

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Tech Mahindra rated ‘buy’; telecom revival boosts prospects

INR fall and cost cuts to help margins; FY19/20e Ebitda raised by 5.2/6.5%; ‘Buy’ retained with revised TP of Rs 970

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Analyst Corner: ‘Hold’ on Max India with target price of Rs 90

Radiant Life (Radiant), KKR’s portfolio company, recently announced that it will acquire Life Healthcare’s 49.7% stake in Max Healthcare (MHC).

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Adani Ports and SEZ Rating ‘Buy’: Volume momentum is going strong

Given its $1.9-billion unhedged foreign currency exposure, Adani Ports SEZ (APSEZ) is caught in the recent USD/INR crossfire.

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Maintain ‘Buy’ on Hindalco with revised TP of Rs 307

The acquisition of Aleris at an attractive valuation is an important milestone in HNDL’s journey —overseas downstream operations’ foothold in the aerospace segment would complement its global leadership in the auto segm

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Analyst corner: ‘Buy’ on Adani Ports SEZ with target price of Rs 451

APSEZ remains vulnerable to forex risk and up-fronting of losses would hit P&L in the near term, but the exposure is positive up to 100USD/INR considering cost savings in absence of hedging, making forex risk manageable.

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Opportunities in consumer durables sector

Our consumer durables coverage universe has jumped 34% YoY over the past 12 months (64% outperformance to the Sensex) and we reiterate our rising consolidation and accelerating cash flows/returns thesis — 33% CAGR over FY18

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Bharat Electronics rated ‘Buy’; MoD decision could affect margins/ROCE

FY19/20e EPS down 2/5%; TP cut to `110 from `175; CMP factors in development.

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Crompton Greaves rated ‘Buy’ with TP of Rs 280

Crompton conducted a successful test-run of its go-to-market (GTM) strategy in select states such as Maharashtra, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh, where results are encouraging with higher growth for those dealers.

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L&T Technology Services rated ‘BUY’ with TP of Rs 1,725

LTTS’ confidence in achieving its 20% growth target is anchored by strong $1 billion plus deal pipeline spread uniformly across businesses. Management is focusing on deriving bulk of the growth from top-30 clients.

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Analyst Corner: ‘Buy’ on Pidilite Industries; target price at Rs 1,334

The company expects the core portfolio (two-thirds) to grow 1–2x GDP, growth portfolio at 2–4x GDP, and pioneer portfolio to touch Rs 1 billion in three years (implying 13–15% growth).

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PVR Rating ‘Buy’: SPI deal to be earnings accretive

Outlook is positive for the company; FY19/20e EPS up 2.70/4.08% and TP raised to Rs 1,608 from Rs 1,442.

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Analyst corner: For Engineering and capital goods- L&T, KEC top picks

Our top picks are Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and KEC International (KEC) as large and diversified players with strong balance sheets are favourably placed to ride the bigger/broader capex cycle.

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Jet Airways Rating: Disappointing performance once again

Jet Airways (JAL) continued to disappoint in Q1FY19 with EBITDAR plummeting to a loss of Rs 35 bn (including `36bn forex loss) and net loss widening to Rs 13.6 bn.

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Analyst corner: ‘Buy’ on Dabur, TP at Rs 560; double-digit growth likely

Dabur is best placed to regain share from some of the herbal companies that are facing a slowdown.

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PVR: SPI buy to reap benefits; maintain ‘buy’, TP at Rs 1,608

PVR plans to buy 71.7% equity in SPI for cash consideration of Rs 6.3 bn and the balance 28.3% via issue of 1.6 bn shares.

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Sunteck Realty Rating ‘Buy’

Outlook is bright even as near-term upsides are limited due to stock surge

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Buy on Tata Steel, TP at Rs 720; higher net debt a concern

Tata Steel's (TSL) Q1FY19 Ebitda at ~Rs 64.6 billion (adjusted for one-off items of Rs 1.3 billion) met consensus estimate.

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Sun TV Network: Quarter saw a robust beat on all fronts

FY19/20 EPS up 7.9/13.5%, factoring in digitisation in Tamil Nadu and IPL team’s future; TP raised to Rs 1,208

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Glenmark Pharma: Maintain ‘hold’ with a TP of Rs 530

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals (GNP) reported weak Q1FY19 numbers on muted expectations with revenue and PAT declining 9% and 30% year-on-year, respectively.

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Analyst Corner: ZEE one of the top picks in media space; maintain buy

ZEE expects similar revenue from Jio as it garners from the DTH/cable players. High consumption is happening outside home now, which is good for ZEE.

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Jindal Steel: Maintain ‘buy’ with a TP of Rs 300

Jindal Steel & Power’s (JSPL) Q1FY19 Ebitda (up 68% y-o-y) at Rs 22.7 billion came in line with consensus.

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Better-than-expected operational performance

Reviving gas production and rising prices portend brighter prospects though subsidy burden is a risk; undemanding valuations

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FSC biz gaining momentum, maintain buy with TP of Rs 852

Future Supply Chain’s (FSC) Q1 FY19 Ebitda of Rs 323 million (up 33% y-o-y) surpassed our estimate of 8% due to 11% revenue uptick.

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Maintain buy on Hindustan Construction Company

Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) reported higher-than-expected Q1 FY19 loss of Rs 197 million (versus Rs 104 million) owing to lower claims recognition.

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Maintain ‘buy’ on Exide with revised TP of Rs 318

Exide Industries (Exide) posted strong Q1 FY19 revenue growth of ~33% y-o-y (~8% above estimate) driven by healthy volumes across segments.

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NTPC Rating ‘Buy’: Q1 performance was a mixed bag

Coal imports to rise; CERC norms and NHPC merger are overhangs; stock likely to stay at current level in near term; TP down to Rs 190.

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