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All your stock market queries answered!

February 12, 2020 09:00 IST

Ajit Mishra, vice president, Research, Religare Broking, answers readers' queries on stocks they own or want to buy.

Here are his replies to some of the 'buy, sell, hold, avoid or exit?' e-mails that we have received. 


If you want his advice on your investments, please mail your questions to with the subject line, 'Stock Market Query', along with your name, and Ajit Mishra will offer his unbiased views.

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Pranab Data: I have in my portfolio the following shares: What will be the future of these companies? Please let me know. Kindly suggest some of the stocks for the long run.

Ajit Mishra:

Indian Oil Corporation (Purchased 10 years back) 2000 shares: Hold

ONGC 50 shares (holding more than one year @ Rs. 180 per share): Hold

Vedanta 30 shares (Recently purchased @ Rs. 140 each): Hold

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Suresh: I have the following shares in my account. Please advise your views for these shares.

Ajit Mishra:


2. CALS REFINERIES:100000@0.6RS: Exit

3. FCS SOFTWARE SOLNS:100000@0.9RS: Exit

4. RELIANCE POWER:50000@15.00RS: Exit

5. YES BANK:2000@140RS: Exit

6. UNITECH LTD:15000@3.00RS: Exit


8. TATA STEEL BSL LTD:2000@36.00RS: Exit

9. NTPC LTD:500@140.00RS: Hold

10. SPICEJET: 4000@ 45.00RS: Hold

Ajay Shah: I hold 20 shares of Aurobindo Pharma. Should I hold, exit or accumulate?

Ajit Mishra: Hold

Ronak Patel: What is your advice on these shares?

Ajit Mishra:

Alok industries - 36000 @ 1.88: Exit

Adani green energy - 192 @ 172: Hold

yes bank - 839 @ 54: Exit

nmdc - 200 @ 96: Hold

suzlon - 10000 @ 3: Exit

Venkat Giri: I have been holding in these stocks for more than a year. Kindly advise whether I should hold it further or sell it off along with technical views.

Ajit Mishra:

Fundamental View:

1. CG Power and Industrial Solutions Ltd: Exit

2. Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd: Hold

Technical View:

CGPOWER: We don’t track nor do we recommend penny stocks. Please: Exit.

CROMPTON: It’s looking strong on the short-term chart. Upside it has the potential to test 285+ mark also. Immediate resistance is at 275 and support is at 265.

D K Mohan: I have the following shares. Please advise whether to hold or exit?

Yes Bank 100@171.50:

Tata Motors 100 @543.90

Ajit Mishra:

Exit Yes Bank and hold Tata Motors

Sunita Abraham: I am holding the following shares. Kindly give your expert opinion on the same:

Ajit Mishra:

Force Motors 10 Nos. @ 2065: Hold

Nippon Asset Management 100 @ 348: Hold

Ispat India 500 @13: Exit

Godrej Agrovert 50 @ 520: Hold

Bombay Rayon 400 @ 15: Exit

3A Associates: The following table is my current holding in portfolio. Can you please advise which ones I can hold and exit for medium term investment (2-5 years)?

Ajit Mishra:

Apar Ind 70 571: Hold

Atul Auto 100 346: Exit

BHEL 488 61: Exit

Balmer Lawrie 150 127: Exit

Bosch 4 17,226: Hold

Cipla 160 505: Hold

Firstsource Sol 1000 45: Exit

Guj Alkali 170 419: Hold

HEG 66 4,033: Exit

Hind Zinc 250 253: Exit

IGL 100 260: Hold

ITC 190 267: Hold

Kolte-Patil 100 256: Hold

Larsen 910 1,282: Hold

Lupin 90 759: Hold

MOIL 34 178: Exit

Mayur Uniquoter 200 290: Exit

MphasiS 118 1,190: Hold

NESCO 50 439: Hold

New India Assur 60 335: Hold

Petronet LNG 100 215: Hold

Quess Corp 75 504: Hold

Rane Brake 60 555: Hold

Reliance 9 800: Hold

S Chand and Co 44 670: Exit

Selan Explore 224 165: Exit

Siemens 60 936: Hold

Sun TV Network 80 554: Exit

Thomas Cook 400 126: Exit

Titan Company 80 1,028: Hold

United Drilling 1200 180: Exit

Voltas 14 516: Hold

West Coast Pap 80 230: Exit

Yes Bank 100 227: Exit

eClerx Services 17 1,020: Exit


Ajit Mishra:

• Anuh Pharma - NSE - 24/01 (15:40): Exit

• BF Investment: Exit

• BF Utilities: Exit

• Dhunseri Tea: Exit

• Dhunseri Venture: Exit

• GOCL Corp: Exit

• Gulf Oil Lubricants: Hold

• HUL: Hold

• IDBI Bank: Exit

• INOX Leisure: Hold

• Infosys: Hold

• Integra Engg: Exit

• JSW Steel: Hold

• LEEL: Exit

• Mukand: Exit

• Mukta Arts: Exit

• Noida Toll: Exit

• Praj Industries: Exit

• Ramcoind: Hold

• ST Corporation: Exit

• Splendid Metal: Exit

• Supreme Petro: Exit

• Swelect Energy: Exit

• TCS: Hold

• Tata Chemicals: Hold

• Tata Inv Corp – NSE: Hold

• VIP Clothing – NSE: Exit

• WS Industries: Exit

Sivakumar Arumugachami: Your advice for these stocks:

Ajit Mishra:

Rajguddu: Please advise me on following stocks:

Ajit Mishra:

ASHOK KULKARNI: I am holding the following stocks. Kindly let me know when I should exit from these stocks without loss.

Ajit Mishra:

Ravish Nair: Please advice the stocks which I have. Can I hold for long term?

Ajit Mishra:

Vijay H: Please suggest if I should hold or exit or add.

Ajit Mishra:

Indiabulls Housing Finance – 190 shares @ Rs 528.15: Exit the stock

Bitchapogu Anthaiah: I am from Hyderabad. I would like to have your advice on the shares given below. I will be grateful to you for your wisdom and advice.

Ajit Mishra:

1. Sunil Hightech Engineers No.30000 @ Rs. 12.86: Exit

2. Yes Bank No.500 @ Rs. 167.70: Exit

3. Federal Bank No.1000 @ Rs. 91.00: Hold

4. Tanla Solutions No.20000 @ Rs. 37.60: Exit

5. IOL Chemical and Pharmaceuticals No.1100 @ Rs. 128.46: Exit

Shantesh G Gollagi: I am holding the following shares in portfolio for the last 8 months. Please advise as sell/hold. Also, suggest for long term (5-10yrs) view of these stock.

Ajit Mishra:

1. Comfort Intech 2000 @ Rs. 14.5: Exit

2. Larsen and Turbo 100 @ Rs. 1301: Hold

3. Infosys Ltd. 100 @ Rs. 755: Hold

Ajit Mishra is vice president, Research, Religare Broking. He can be reached at

Disclaimer: This article is meant for information purpose only. This article and information do not constitute a distribution, an endorsement, an investment advice, an offer to buy or sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities/schemes or any other financial products /investment products mentioned in this QnA or an attempt to influence the opinion or behaviour of the investors /recipients.

Any use of the information /any investment and investment related decisions of the investors/recipients are at their sole discretion and risk. Any advice herein is made on a general basis and does not take into account the specific investment objectives of the specific person or group of persons. Opinions expressed herein are subject to change without notice.

Ajit Mishra