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'NTPC a definite hold for 2 years'

December 20, 2006 13:12 IST
PRANAV SANGHAVI says, Hello and welcome. Good afternoon. Let's begin the chat.

baruah asked, what is the future of LML?Is the company restructuring itself?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Yes there are plans on the cards. But we will have to wait and watch how the changes will affect the company's performance.
KUMARI asked, TODAY MARKET POSITION?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, The markets looks to remain volatile for a short time to come. Traders should stay away for a while.
i asked, What is the future of Goodyear,Moserbear,MRF Should I buy them at current level for a timespan of 1 year
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, MRF could be bought with a long term perspective. But buy on dips in parts.
reerre asked, what abt bluebird .I got it from ipo.its trading 25 rs below its listing price
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Soryy, I don't follow that stock.
sumu asked,  i had invested in Teledata informatics @ Rs. 13.5. It has nearly doubled in past 3 weeks to Rs. 26 levels. should i sell or hold for further profits?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, I would sell and book profits.
kumar asked, when is the right position to invest as i am starter
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Right now even the market experts are not sure which way the markets will move as there is extremely high volatality. Stay away if you are a beginner and when the markets bottom out and stabilize.
gagan asked, hi, what do you think of zeetele. should i but rcvl at 440 level
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, I think Zee is a good buy with an outlook of over 6 months. RCVL also can be looked at with that time frame but I would look at RCVL at lower levels.
effo asked, I would like to invest 1.00L in Stock Market.Can you suggest 3 good stocks.
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Wait for the volatality to end then you could look at stocks like ITC, SBI, TCS etc.
akshay asked, should one enter the market for shorter period gains at current levels???
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Not right now.
abc asked, Hi...Can I buy Parsvanath Developers stocks at this time
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, The Real Estate stocks have corrected a bit, wait for a bit more of rationalisation before you enter.
mohan asked, i want to invest in share market for long time plz suggest me good co. name
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Please follow my previous chats I have recommended a lot of stocks.
abc asked, I bought Lanco Infotech shares at 468..Now it is at 445..What is the future of these stocks
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, They have bagged a large project by bidding the lowest but we have to see how far will the project affect the company's bottomline.
robs asked, hi pranav, I have hindalco(220/-),FCS software(120/-) and Visual soft(190/-), wht will u suggest hold them or come out from these stocks and invest in other stocks???
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Stay with Hindalco, the other stocks you could switch to frontline tech stocks like TCS and Wipro.
madhu asked, I had purchased seasons furnishings at Rs. 20. It is quoting at Rs, 6.10 now. What are the prospects of this company. Should I hold or book loss
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, I don't follow that stock but I would book a loss and switch.
robs asked, Wht ideat abt Bajaj Auto? i have for 2750/-
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Hold on.
Deep asked, What do you say about Tata Tele ?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, There could be some value if it merges with another group company. Till then the stock performance should remain lacklustre.
madhu asked, Flex industries is not trading now. May I know why is that. Is there any news on this company.
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, I think it trades on the BSE and it's quoting around 125 - 130 levels.
raju asked, Hi, Can I buy Tech Mahindra at current levels Rs 1200. What is the future prospectus of this company 6 months from now
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Buy on dips like now when the market has corrected. In a years time you will see decent returns.
gjlg asked, I wanna invest in for 10-15 yrs. .. can u tell me that whether i shud go for... blue chip firms or for midcap. if for midcap. how to look for them.....i mn how to do analysis.???
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, You could do a mix of both. But you should carefully choose the midcap stocks which would turn out to be blue chips of tomorrow. For learning analysis you could take courses and also consult investment consultants or your broker.
Arindam asked, Good Morning Sir, How are you today? I wish you happy and prosperous New Year 2007. In the market, there are many medium-sized companies that are knocking on the doors of blue chip status. Could you kindly foretell which ones these will be or just make some lucky guesses for us?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Dear Arindram, good afternoon to you too and also wishing you a very prosperous New Year. You could look at stocks like NTPC, RCVL, Praj Ind., IDFC and so many more which have the potential to become blue chip stocks of the future.
David asked, Is it the right time to purchase RPG Transmission for a period of 3 to 4 years?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, The power sector looks to grow rapidly and RPG Trans should benefit materially from the same. You could loook at it with a long term outlook.
Ashok asked, What will be the sensex points at the end of 2007
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, No one can make such predictions accurately. Currently the markets are extremely volatile, almost as if the bulls and the bears are in a major tussle.
David asked, Can u pl suggest the holding period of Alok Industries and Hindustan Construction purchased at Rs 69 and Rs 100 respectively for a very good return?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, More than one year.
Atul asked, Hi, Pranav. Besides investing through MFs I want to purchase and sale on daily basis. What should be strategy? How can I get immediate alerts when price of a scrips touch a low?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, There are various brokerages and also investment consultants who offer such services on both online and offline basis. You even can get regular alerts on your cell phone.
Ashok asked, I have invested in MF. I would like to knw your predictions for next three years.whether markets will keep on increase.
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, On a longer term the markets should remain in a bull mode but with timely corrections.
rajkanpur asked, what is status of unitech ltd share purchase or not this time
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, with a long term view you could as the markets are in a correction mode.
raja asked, Hi pranav..i have 100 share@160 Hind Door Oliver, pl advice me
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Hi Raja, You could surely hold on.
vaikund asked, what is the prospect of Bajaj Hindustan after recent government order on lifting ban on sugar exports
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Well I would say there is a possibility of higher sales but the profitability should remain constant as the export prices are at a discount or par to the local sugar prices.
Bhavesh asked, Hi, I want to know the future prospects of KS OIls and Shree Precoated Steels
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Hi, I am sorry I don't follow either of those stocks.
vaikund asked, what is the prospect of auto and automotive ancillary industry. Which one we can enter at this level
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Most of them are doing good and consistantly giving decent returns. There are many players and you will have to see which companies PE ratios are the lowest and also who have good track records.
sree asked, wat do u advise for the yearend trade.. i am holding most IT stocks worth 1 lakh and planing to sell all in another 1 week
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, If you are a long term player you could hold on. If you are making substantial profits then you could book some profits and remain in cash till the markets settle down from the current volatility.
vaikund asked, what is the prospect for capital goods like BHEL, siemens etc
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, I think it would be a good time to enter the stocks when the markets are in a correction mode as the growth of India would create a huge demand of capital goods and all these companies like BHEL, Siemens, L&T etc will benefit.
Mayank asked, Can anybody tell me when Vikas WSP will list
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, I wouldn't know when. You will have to check with the exchange or the company.
Arindam asked, Now the market is too volatile to invest in. At this juncture, is it possible to pick up some good scripts currently being neglected but having enormous potential of high return in the long run?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Yes if some good stocks have not moved with the market then it is a good time to look at them right now.
pdsaw asked, what about Gujrat Ambuja?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, It is a good buy or hold.
x asked, What is the status of BajHin?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, The sales volumes should go up as the exports will be allowed in sugar but we will have to see how the profitability will get affected.
amit asked, hello pranav
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Hello Amit.
jbharu asked, Hi GM, Is essel propack, ntpc, alembic limited shares ok for longterm investment
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Yes they are.
Bhavesh asked, How about Unitech, Lok Housing and Bilpower.
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Bil Power i dont follow but the other two stocks could be held on to.
kuldeep asked, hello parnav, what is the scope of lumax auto IPO
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, It looks like a good company through its prospectus. We will have to see the next few quarters to see how the company will perform.
sidharth asked, Hi, GM Pranav. I am new in the stock market. I want to keep an eye on some of the scrips as to invest on daily basis. Please suggest some of the stocks which i can keep a look for some daz and then i can buy them.
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Hi Siddharth, you could follow most of the frontline index stocks like Reliance, TCS, INFY, SBI, ACC etc amongst others.
pdsaw asked, What about Gujrat Ambuja and IDFC PLEASE ADVICE
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Both are good choices I would add further to my portfolio at these corrective times.
Nakul asked, Now that the sugar ban is lifted ur view on Bajaj Hindustan. i have 150 @300
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Hold on although the export prices are almost at par with local prices.
abhisek asked, sir,i m not much good in equity so i invest through MF. I see the rating on moneycontrol and valueresearh and invest in good returning fund? so how u advise me abt my startegy of investing in MF. And is it any other way to get the information abt the good MF
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Large Cap diversified funds for a longer term could be safe investments.
padam asked, Will it touch 14000 mark in near futur
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, I don't see why not but when is a question.
Nakul asked, Your views on Parsvnath Dev. It has gone to 400 levels.I hav 50 @500. Hold or Sell?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Real Estate stocks had run up too fast too soon. I think some rationalisation was in the offing. Althought you could hold on as they have large developments plans on the cards.
sunnie asked, What are the prospects of finolex industries and steel exchange india?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, I am sorry I don't follow those stocks. But Finolex could be a hold.
Mayank.Gupta asked, what is the reason for so much volatality in the stock market now?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, There almost seems to be a tussle between the bulls and the bears. Any news for either the bulls or the bears is used to either take the market up or hammer it down.
rakesh asked, sir i want to caeeer in stock market and want to more about f&o from where i get knowledge of f&o.
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, You need to take on courses from the training institutes of BSE or NSE.
amit asked, today i have taken position in bel at 1281 suggest
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, I cannot comment on a daily position basis but with a 6 to 12 year outlook it is a good bet.
Mohit asked, Hello Pranav
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Hello Mohit.
jaik5 asked, Hi Pranav, I would like to invest about 4.5 lakhs and want to earn my livelihood by investing in stocks as a day trader - i am new to stock markets - is it advisable as a career?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, It also depends on you age, your risk taking ability etc. But normally people only divert their high risk capital directly into the stock markets. So I would not advise day trading as a means of livelihood.
jhk asked, I have 200 shares of Hindalco for 225 and 200 shares of Ranbaxy for 450. what should I do?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, HOld on.
LOBO asked, What is your views on REALTY stocks specially UNITECH and PARSWANATH ? HOW IS KEC?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, They could perform well inthe future but right now their PE is not justified.
rakesh asked, sir is to good to diverse my investment or to put my all investment in one stock
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, It is always advisable to diversify your investment and not put all the eggs in one basket.
hemant asked, i have invested 50000 in mutual fund at highetst level of market on 5th decemeber.how much time should it will take to recover
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Over a 3 to 5 year period you should make decent returns.
KUMARI asked, NEW LIST SHOBA BUY?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, You could look at it when it dips below 900 levels.
sandesh asked, hi Pranav, Am holding seasons furnishings at Rs. 20. What are the prospects of this stock
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, I don't follow that stock sorry.
rits asked, Sir what are your views on ASHOK LEYLAND
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, It is a good hold with a slightly longer term view.
LOBO asked, SHALL I EXIT RPL AND BOOK LOSSES OR WAIT FOR 3 YEARS ?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, You could book losses and switch to a growth stock and eventually get back into RPL.
raju asked, Hi, What is your view on tech mahindra at current leels entering
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, It is a good buy with a long term outlook.
rchugh asked, What is the correct time to buy infosys and siemens
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, There is never a correct time or market level but you could look at them at times of substantial corrections like much of last week and all through this week.
rakeshram asked, how abt ITC
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, ITC to me looks undervalued at current levels.
meelo asked, When will it reach 15000 mark
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Maybe sometime next year.
sahl asked, where do you see NIFTY december today , i mean will it be below 3800
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, It could be.
h asked, Hello Pranav,can u identify some mid sized companies on verge to become blue chip from your point of view.
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Hi H, I have mentioned a few in my earlier replies and also some earlier chats too.
Mayank.Gupta asked, i have ntpc at 143. Your views for 2 years?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Definately a hold.
harish asked, can u comment of sobha developers, is it the correct time to buy
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, You could look at it below the 900 levels. That would still be at a substantial premium to its IPO price.
vish asked, what are the prospects for SRF and Century Enka ?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, Both are good for medium and long term investments.
prasadsrinivasan asked, amy comments on Tisco after the Corus tussle
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, We will have to wait and see the outcome to be able to talk about TISCO's situation.
agakhar asked, What do u think about Reliance Petroleum? Should we stay invested ?
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, You could look at it with an outlook to hold up to atleast 2010.
Mohit asked, Tell me as a fresher.which will be the best to start to our carrier.as i did my Bsc (Electronics)
PRANAV SANGHAVI answers, You would need to take on the basic and advanced courses being offered by training institutes of the BSE and NSE.
PRANAV SANGHAVI says, Well it is time for me to leave. Bye for now.

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