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Ask Ajit: Stocks to BUY, HOLD or SELL

By AJIT MISHRA
August 18, 2021 08:58 IST
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'I am new to the stock market. Please advise what stocks should I hold and for how long.'

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Ajit Mishra, vice president, Research, Religare Broking, answers your queries:


Sarita Dsouza: Kindly let me know whether to hold or exit the below stocks.

Have been holding them since 2007.

Ajit Mishra:

BSOFT: 100 shares @ Rs 211 Hold
KPIT TECH: 100 shares @ Rs 65 Hold
VEDL: 42 shares @ Rs 124 Prefer Tata Steel
Tata Motors: 50 shares @ Rs 800 Hold
Ashok Leyland: 100 shares @ Rs 25 Hold

 

Yatin Barapatre: Would like to know your expert views on my portfolio, to hold or to exit.

Ajit Mishra:

1. Tirumala Chemicals: 7 shares @ Rs 105.74 Exit
2. DCAL: 105 shares @ Rs 150 Hold
3. Parag Milk: 160 shares @ Rs 122.7 Exit
4. Bank of India: 325 shares @ Rs 92.7 Exit
5. Bank of Maharashtra: 24 shares @ Rs 27.1 Exit
6. Sun Pharma: 30 shares @ Rs 643 Hold
7. Cupid: 6 shares: @ Rs 230.25 Exit
8. JK TYRE: 5 shares @ Rs 132.7 Hold

 

Gagan Biradar: I am holding 1,000 shares MCLEOD RUSSELL INDIA LIMITED bought at Rs 16.65. Please advise if I should hold on to the shares or sell? Is the price of shares going to increase?

Ajit Mishra: Exit the stock.

 

Manoj: I am new to stock market and currently holding the following stocks. Please advise what stocks should I hold and for how long and what to exit.

Ajit Mishra:

AMBUJACEM: 75 shares @ Rs 278.93 Hold
ASHOKLEY: 60 shares @ Rs 130.55 Hold
BANDHANBNK: 50 shares @ Rs 325.45 Hold
BANKBARODA: 50 shares @ Rs 78.00 Exit
BEL: 100 shares @ Rs 151.20 Hold
BHARTIARTL: 50 shares @ Rs 566.38 Hold
GAIL: 200 shares @ Rs 138.75 Hold
GRAPHITE: 20 shares @ Rs 490.05 Exit
IBULHSGFIN: 50 shares @ Rs 249.45 Exit
ICICIBANK: 65 shares @ Rs 632.60 Hold
INDUSINDBK: 50 shares @ Rs 1,075.05 Hold
INFY: 25 shares @ Rs 1,285.00 Hold
IOC: 25 shares @ Rs 96.50 Hold
LT: 18 shares @ Rs 1,530.00 Hold
MMTC: 100 shares @ Rs 47.80 Exit
NATIONALUM: 200 shares @ Rs 60.50 Hold
RBLBANK: 25 shares @ Rs 249.35 Exit
RELIANCE: 77 shares @ Rs 2,058.38 Hold
SBIN: 75 shares @ 400.63 Hold
SOUTHBANK: 500 shares @ Rs 10.65 Exit
SPICEJET: 50 shares @ Rs 90.10 Exit
TATAMOTORS: 50 shares @ Rs 316.00 Hold
TATAPOWER: 100 shares @ Rs 104.00 Exit

 

Sudhakar Dubey: Please suggest to sell them or hold them. I have shares of the following:

  1. Orient Electric @ Rs. 296.95
  2. Jindal Polyfilms @ Rs. 680

 

Ajit Mishra: Hold both the stocks.

 

Manish Jain: Please suggest on the below shares:

Ajit Mishra:

BEL: 200 shares at between Rs 130-Rs 155 Hold
Castrol: 100 shares @ Rs 130 Exit
CESC: 500 shares between Rs 615-Rs 685 Hold
FSL: 100 shares @ Rs 105 Exit
Heritage Food: 100 shares @ Rs 308 Hold
HG Infra: 300 shares between Rs 288-Rs 300 Hold
ICICI Bank: 75 shares between Rs 575-Rs 620 Hold
IDFC First Bank - 500 shares between Rs 53-Rs 65 Exit
IRFC: 575 shares @ Rs 26 Exit
Salzer Electronic: 300 shares between Rs 129-Rs 136 Hold
UTI AMC: 100 shares between Rs 530 to Rs 600 Hold
Zee Ent: 250 shares between Rs 201- Rs 215 Exit
Ajanta Pharma: 20 shares @ Rs 1,738 Hold
APL Apollo: 10 shares between Rs 1,175-Rs 1,253 Hold
BOI: 400 shares between Rs 73-Rs 93 Exit
BAL: 75 shares @ Rs 529 Hold
FIEM: 450 shares between Rs 550-Rs 605 Hold
Glen Pharma: 300 shares between Rs 480-Rs 515 Hold
HAL: 40 shares between Rs 1,020-Rs 1,050 Hold
Home First: 28 shares @ Rs 518 Hold
M&M Financial: 200 shares @ Rs 205 Hold
Petronet: 250 shares @ Rs 245 Hold
Wipro: 200 shares @ Rs 450 Hold
Tata Consumer: 50 shares @ Rs 550 Hold
Tata Motors: 100 shares @ Rs 294-Rs 313 Hold

 

Alok Khanna: I want to invest Rs 25,000 (of my wife's pension) per month for eight years (till she reaches 58 yrs of age). Request your guidance.

Ajit Mishra: You can invest in stocks such as Britannia, ICICI Bank, SBI and HDFC Life.

 

Kingshuk Sen: I am a long term investor with an investment horizon around 8-10 years. Currently, I am holding following shares. Please advise whether to hold them considering my investment philosophy, add more or exit.

Please also advise, if I really need to sell any one or two of these due to some monetary obligations, which one of the following can I sell, ie which ones of the above are comparatively weak.

Ajit Mishra:

Affle India: 18 shares @ Rs 785.24 Hold
Aavaas Finances: 3 shares @Rs 877.97 Hold
AU Small Fin: 5 shares @ Rs 368.86 Hold
CDSL: 16 shares @ Rs 188.37 Hold
CAMS:  3 shares @ Rs 1,268.55 Hold
Dr Lal Path Lab: 9 shares @ Rs 1,261.05 Hold
Endurance Tech: 12 shares @ Rs 578.12 Hold
HDFC AMC: 11 shares @ Rs 1,339.33 Hold
HDFC Life: 37 shares @Rs 336.27 Hold
IRCTC: 32 shares @ Rs 320 Hold
Metropolis Healthcare: 4 shares @ Rs 1,172.65 Hold
Polycab: 10 shares @Rs 554.25 Hold
Route Mobile: 3 shares @ Rs 640.88 Hold
SBI Cards: 15 shares @ Rs 499.29 Hold
SBI Life: 9 shares @ Rs 531.68 Hold

 

Jagadish Rao: I am new to investing. Kindly check the stocks which I have bought and give your feedback.

Ajit Mishra:

1. Yes Bank: 125 shares Exit
2. PNB: 25 shares Exit
3. TCS: 8 shares Hold
4. Infosys: 6 shares Hold
5. TechM: 2 shares Hold
6. HCL: 10 Shares Hold
7. Colgate: 3 shares Hold
8. Tata Consumer: 4 shares Hold
9. ITC: 70 Shares Hold
10. l&T: 2 shares Hold
11. HUL: 2 shares Hold
12. BEL: 10 shares Hold
13. Ruchi Infra: 100 Shares Exit
14. Alok Industries: 30 shares Exit
15. Future Consumer: 100 shares Exit
16. IOC: 110 shares Hold
17. Sun Pharma: 15 shares Hold
18. Wipro: 10 shares Hold
19. Intentech: 100 shares Exit
20. Tata Power: 100 shares Hold
21. Titan: 4 shares Hold

 

Sushant Patra: I have some 2000 shares of railtel@155. Should I hold it for long term?

Ajit Mishra: Hold the stock.

 

Bivas Nag: Please suggest your view regarding these holdings.

Ajit Mishra:

Cadila Healthcare: 250 shares @ Rs 481.36 Hold
IndusInd Bank Ltd: 100 shares @ Rs 1,020.79 Hold
ICICI Bank Ltd: 150 shares @ Rs 632.97 Hold
BPCL: 125 shares @ Rs 465.69 Hold
Coromandel Int'l: 50 shares @ Rs 823.88 Hold
Indian Railway Finance Corpn: 575 shares @ Rs 26 Exit
Vodafone Idea Ltd: 1,000 shares @ Rs 11.61 Exit
SBI: 10 shares @ Rs 386.40 Hold
Havells India Ltd: 2 shares @ Rs 1,131.07 Hold

Mihir Trivedi: I have bought 10,000 shares South Indian Bank @ Rs 14.50. Kindly advise if I should sell or hold.

Ajit Mishra: Exit the stock.

 

Chandrahas Tiwari: I had the following stocks in my portfolio. Please suggest which ones to hold and which to sell?

Ajit Mishra:

ASHOK LEYLAND: 100 shares @ Rs 120 Hold
TATA MOTORS: 20 shares @ Rs 294 Hold
BAJAJ AUTO: 1 share @ Rs 3,600 Hold
HDFC: 5 shares @ Rs 2,230 Hold
HDFC AMC: 5 shares @ Rs 2,330 Hold
HDFC LIFE: 20 shares @ Rs 522 Hold
SBI: 50 shares @ Rs 194 Hold
SBI CARD: 20 shares @ Rs 532 Hold
IDFC BANK: 100 shares @ Rs 64 Exit
IDBI BANK: 100 shares @ Rs 42 Exit
BIRLA CORP: 10 shares @ Rs 612 Hold
NAVIN FLUORINE: 2 shares @ Rs 2,500 Hold
TATA CHEMICAL: 10 shares @ Rs 572 Hold
PFIZER: 1 share @ Rs 5,200 Hold
LAURUS LAB: 10 shares @ Rs 300 Hold
DIVIS LAB: 2 shares @ Rs 3,500 Hold
CADILA: 20 shares @ Rs 424 Hold
AARTI DRUGS: 10 shares @ Rs 690 Hold
RELIANCE: 35 shares @ Rs 734 Hold
L&T: 20 shares @ Rs 780 Hold
INDIA MART: 1 share @ Rs 8,100 Hold
TRIDENT: 500 shares @ Rs 13 Exit
TATA POWER: 100 shares @ Rs 114 Hold
NTPC: 100 shares @ Rs 106 Hold
BPCL: 100 shares @ Rs 435 Hold
IOL: 100 shares @ Rs 98 Hold
GAIL: 100 shares @ Rs 92 Hold
ONGC: 100 shares @ Rs 69 Hold
BHEL: 100 shares @ Rs 48 Exit
SAIL: 100 shares @ Rs 74 Hold
DILIP BUILD CON: 50 shares @ Rs 265 Hold
NBCC: 100 shares @ Rs 42 Exit

 

Anil Agnihotri: Can you please guide if I should invest in the following stocks at the current level?

Ajit Mishra:

Reliance Industries Buy in staggered manner
State Bank of India Buy in staggered manner
Adani Total Gas Avoid
Amber Enterprises Buy in staggered manner
Indian Energy Exchange Ltd Buy during dips
Infosys Buy in staggered manner

 

Ghanshyam Saxena: I am very new to the Indian stock market and have started investing since a couple of months. Given below is my portfolio with a request for your expert advice. Thank you.

Ajit Mishra:

NTPC: 200 shares @ Rs 105.75 Hold
NIACL: 250 shares @ Rs 162.47 Exit
GAIL: 200 shares @ Rs 148.98 Hold
BHARTI ARTL: 100 shares @ 541.48 Hold
SAIL: 200 shares @ 68.53 Hold
YESBANK: 1,000 shares @ Rs 16.36 Exit
INFY: 50 shares @ Rs 1,293.23 Hold
POWERMECH: 25 shares @ Rs 499.31 Hold
IBULHSGFIN: 100 shares @ Rs 219.18 Exit
BANKOFBARODA: 300 92.18 Exit
TATA MOTORS: 100 333.77 Hold
ONGC: 200 106.46 Hold
BLISSGVS: 200 109.62 Exit

 

Hasmukh Lad: TCS Shares 4 @3446 -- shall I sell the shares>

Ajit Mishra: Fundamentally, the company is strong. You can hold the stock for the long term.

 

Please mail your questions to getahead@rediff.co.in with the subject line 'Ask Ajit', along with your name, and Mr Ajit Mishra will offer his unbiased views.

Disclaimer: This article is meant for information purposes 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.

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