Bajaj Auto: Q4 was in keeping with expectation

It said 3W demand is likely to remain tepid in the near term due to a slowdown in India and Egypt.

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Analyst corner | Amara Raja: Margins to improve to 15.7% in FY20

Revenues were lower y-o-y due to a 13% y-o-y decline in lead prices that was passed on in all segments ex-Replacement. Given the slower OEM growth, we think Replacement 4W battery volume may slow to 6% y-o-y in FY21 from 10%

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ICICI Bank Rating: Buy; Q4 was in line for estimates operationally

PPoP trend is improving; RoEs of 15.5/16.2% likely by FY21/22F; TP up to Rs 500; one of top picks in the sector.

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Max Financial Rating| Buy — Valuations are factoring in binary risks

TP raised to Rs 550 from Rs 492 on rollover to Mar’21F and improving business mix

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Drug major Lupin finds itself muddled with regulatory issues; here are some key concerns

The warning letter highlighted deficiencies in the investigation of OOS results and hold time studies.

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Ujjivan Financial Services: Analyst sees higher execution risks

Nitin Chugh, Head of Digital Banking at HDFC Bank, is likely to be the new CEO of Ujjivan.

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Crompton Greaves Rating | Earnings revival likely to lead to a re-rating

Undemanding valuations; upgraded to ‘Buy’ with TP rising to Rs 300 from Rs 266.

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Havells India Ratings | Neutral — Prospects are exciting in key segments

Sharp outperformance over past year means most positives are priced in; TP up to Rs 750 even as stock is downgraded to ‘Neutral’.

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Lupin Ratings| Buy — USFDA move raises concern on capabilities

Event to have a negative impact; TP and earnings under review; ‘Buy’ retained

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Stock Call: ‘Neutral’ on Adani Ports and SEZ, target price Rs 380: FY22 outlook postive

Higher volume growth is expected to ensure market share gains; FCF pegged at Rs 50 bn by FY22; ‘Neutral’ retained with TP of Rs 380

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‘Neutral’ on Tata Motors: Healthy growth for JLR’s US sales in February

Retail sales up 29% y-o-y in country; while stock is trading at lower end of its range, rerating is unlikely; ‘Neutral’ maintained.

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‘Buy’ on Somany Ceramics, FY20F may see turnaround: Nomura

Optimism is driven by the company’s lower base, commencement of its south plant and the likely shift of business from unorganised Morbi players to organised players

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Retain ‘buy’ on Lupin, target price of Rs 1,017 – Nomura

The annualised revenue contribution from new launches over the past 12 months at USD60mn was lower than our estimate of ~USD100mn.

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SUN Pharmaceutical Industries rating ‘Buy’: Stock trading at lower end of historical range

Q3 results were ahead of estimates; FY19/20F EPS up 22/5% due to 9MFY19 showing; TP raised to Rs 536

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Axis bank is on the cusp of a re-rating

Q3 showing was strong; normalising credit cycle and improving PPOP growth boost prospects; TP up to Rs 850 from Rs 750

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Maruti Suzuki Rating – ‘Buy’: Higher costs cast a shadow on the quarter

Industry demand remains slow but improving macro (lower fuel price, rural support schemes by government and improving liquidity) should drive recovery.

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Ultratech Cement Rating – ‘Buy’: A weak Q3 owing to flat realisation

TP reduced to Rs 4,400 from Rs 5,150; company well placed for an upcycle; ‘Buy’ retained

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ICICI Prudential Life Insurance rating ‘Buy’: New business trend stabilising for company

‘Buy’ maintained as valuations lend stock value; however, as insurer is in a transitory phase, its growth is likely to lag private peers

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Fall in North America orders a cause of concern for Bharat Forge

Decline in North America Class 8 truck orders in November the first in two years; expensive valuation; ‘Neutral’ retained

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GAIL (INDIA) rated buy; Impending tariff hike will aid earnings

A hike of 40-50% in HVJ tariff looks likely; it will provide an upside of 7-11% to FY20F EPS and fair value

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Analyst corner: ‘Buy’ on Zee Entertainment Enterprises with TP of Rs 627

The stock is trading at 25x/21x FY20/21F PE, which we find quite attractive, given our forecast of 18% EPS CAGR (FY19-21F) and potential upside from Zee5.

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals rating ‘buy’: Domestic growth to stand out

FY19 EPS up 22% even as FY20F EPS is cut 14.9% due to expenses; TP raised to Rs 850

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Axis Bank rated ‘Buy’; improvement in RoEs could spring a surprise

Stock rerating is possible due to better asset/liability mix and normalisation of RoEs; ‘Buy’ retained; one of the preferred picks.

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Union Bank of India rated ‘Buy’; performance in the quarter was decent

Q2FY19 core PPOP was in line, and it reported PAT of Rs 1.4 bn vs our forecast of a loss of Rs 1.6 bn, due mainly to lower provisioning (coverage was flat q-o-q).

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Wipro rating ‘Neutral’: An improvement in performance

Results were marginally ahead on growth, but materially ahead on margins. Growth was broad-based across verticals (ex. Healthcare) and geos (ex of EU) and guidance of 1-3% q-o-q (1% inorganic) was in line with expectations.

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Infosys Rating ‘Reduce’: Growth cheer even as margins slipped

Margin outlook for H2 is weaker; earnings likely to lag revenue growth after transitory INR gains in FY19F; ‘Reduce’ retained

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Cummins India rated ‘buy’; stage is set for recovery in earnings

FY19-21F EPS up 1-2%; valuation inexpensive; ‘Buy’ maintained with TP of Rs 890

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