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'Bought at 21, now at 49. Hold or sell?'

March 31, 2021 09:09 IST

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


Raj Kumar Srivastava: We have following stocks. Please advise.

Ajit Mishra:

1. VRL Logistic @285- Exit

2. General Insurance @255- Exit

3. L&T Finance Holding @110- Hold

4.NMDC @138- Exit

5. Vedanta @153- Exit

6. ITC @244- Hold

7. RITES @328 - Hold

8. ICICI Bank @491- Hold

9. KNR Construction @263- Hold

10. Bharat Electronics @110- Hold

sheshadri rao: Sir kindly advise on the stocks below:

Ajit Mishra:

archidply 4000@40 - Exit
hblpower 5000@30- Exit
prakashind 500@50- Exit
shiva global 1500@50- Exit
sintex plastic 10000@8- Exit
waterbase 200@100- Exit
sanwaria 5000@5- Exit
kwality 5000@8- Exit

Devesh Nigam: I am new to investing in stock market. Would like to have your advice on investment for long time. Few stocks which I identified is also listed.

Ajit Mishra:

Aarti Drugs- Hold

IOL Chem & Pharma - Hold

Dixon Technologies- Hold

Granules- Hold

Indiamart- Hold

IPCA Labs - Hold

Deepak Nitrate - Hold

Divis Laboratories- Hold

IRCTC- Hold

MCX  - Hold

Dr Lal Pathlab- Hold

HCL Tech- Hold

TCS- Hold

Asian paints- Hold

Relaxo footwears Ltd. - Hold

Havells- Hold

Pidilite Industries- Hold

HDFC Bank- Hold

HDFC Life Insurance- Hold

HDFC LTD- Hold

HUL- Hold

Titan- Hold

Bajaj Finance- Hold

Bata- Hold

LIC Housing Finance Ltd

Reliance Industries Ltd- Hold

Sharad Agarwal: Please give your Expert Advice on the Following Stocks:

Kellton Tech Solutions Ltd. I purchased 5000 shares@21 each 3 months back. Today market price is 49. Kindly Advice on - Hold / Continue / Exit / Switch to another / Any other advice. Thanks. I read your column on Rediff.com and hence seeking your Expert Advice.

Ajit Mishra: Considering it is Microcap Company, we would recommend to look to book profit and exit.

JasInde: I've been trying to get a response for many months. Please suggest long term about hold or exit on the shares I'm holding.

Ajit Mishra:

Federal Bank – 106 - Hold

Minda Industries Ltd– 316- Hold

SBI Cards – 755- Hold

SBIN – 370- Hold

GAIL – 157- Hold

IndusInd Bank – 1510- Hold

Karnataka Bank – 94.50- Exit

PNB – 86- Exit

Indiamart – 1270- Hold

UPL – 641- Exit

LT – 1597- Hold

COFORGE (NIIT TECH) – 1351 - Hold

Parag Milk – 271- Exit

Varun Beverages – 652- Hold

HFCL – 22- Exit

India Bulls Housing – 718- Exit

Cox & Kings – 42- Exit

KSE Ltd - 1242- Exit

ashok fartale: Please let me know the future of following stocks for long term. I am ready to hold these stocks for 2-3 years.

Ajit Mishra:

1.Future Retailer-4500 Shares@125 Rs. - Exit
2. Future Lifestyle-1000 shares@78 Rs. - Exit
3. Future consumer-6000 shares@8Rs. - Exit
4. Indusind Bank-200 shares@ 700 Rs. - Hold

Sushil Dayma: Please review my portfolio. Pl suggest to exit or hold or add.

Ajit Mishra:

Adani gas 25 @191- Exit
Bhel 400 @ 33.50- Exit
Dwarkesh 200 @ 29.30- Exit
Emmbi 50 @ 142.40- Exit
GM BREW 10 @428.55- Exit
GODREJ PROP 10@1045.50- Hold
GSFC 50@ 116.75- Exit
HDFC AMC 3@ 3120- Hold
HDFC 20 @476- Hold
INDRAMEDCO 100- Exit
IOC 150 @86.20- Hold
IRB 75@ 112- Exit
JPASSOCIAT 400 @7.30- Exit
JSW ENERGY 100 @60.50- Exit
MARUTI 2 @7262- Hold
MCX 20 @1586 - Hold
MIDHANI 25 @241.50- Exit
RELIANCE 5 @ 1555- Hold
SHALIMAR PAINTS 100@109- Exit
TVS MOTOR 40@473.50- Hold
VAKRANGEE 100@65.40 - Exit

Brijesh Ramani: Kindly have a look at my stock portfolio and suggest for Sell / Hold / Add more.

Ajit Mishra:

Aarti Drugs 80 @537.63- Hold

Aarti Industries 32 @871.02- Hold

Bhansali Polymers 602 @63.06- Exit

Dishman Carbogen 200 @177.55- Exit

Divis Labs 10 @2299.27- Hold

Future Consumer 3070 @10.81- Exit

Future Retail 200 @122.59- Exit

Federal Bank 100 @52.65 - Hold

Granules India 130 @341.58- Hold

HDFC Life 60 @477.47- Hold

Hindustan Unilever 21 @1903.33- Hold

IDFC First Bank 315 @29.68- Exit

IOL Chemicals 100 @410.75- Hold

Laurus Labs 152 @280.08- Hold

PVR 26 @935.29- Hold

Vinati Organics 19 @880.95- Hold

Alankit 2500 @16.5- Exit

Glenmark 100 @343- Hold

Sun Pharma 210 @417- Hold

Thanks a lot for your help.

Ashok Kumar: Kindly suggest hold/buy or sell for the following stock.

Ajit Mishra:

1.AB Capital  110 nos@ Rs.110/- Exit

2.Aegis Logistics 20 @ RS.230- Exit

3.AKSHARCHEM 22 @rS.350- Exit

4.D B CORP LTD  55 @Rs.280- Exit

5.Dishman Carbogen AMCIS Ltd 20 @Rs.180. - Exit

6.Ganesh Benzoplast 55 @ Rs.130- Exit

srinivas t: I need your advice on the following stocks. I can hold for 2-3 years if the return prospects are excellent.

Ajit Mishra:

1. HCL 120 shares@ 824/-- Hold

2. Alembic pharma 170 @932/-- Hold

3. Tata Metalik 100 @556/-- Hold

4. Cantabil 300 @334/-- Exit

5.RBL 900 @187/-- Hold

6.Canara Bank 400 @103/-- Exit

7.ITC - 200 @186/-- Hold

8. Sumichem 600 @287/- Hold

What is a good entry point & buy at dips rate for - ICICI bank, HDFC bank, RIL & Infosys

Ajit Mishra: For long term, one can accumulate on 5-10% dips.

ram mane: Please advice on the following shares.

Ajit Mishra:

1.Alok Industries: @28/100- Exit
2. NTPC@80/100- Hold
3 APOLO TYRE @90/100- Hold
5 RELIANCE @1980/50- Hold
6 TATA PAWAR @60/120- Hold

arumugam anbarasan: Kindly advice whether I can hold all the above shares or sell them. I am holding the following shares:

Ajit Mishra:

1. DLF - Hold

2. GMR INF- Exit

3. GUJ NRE - Exit

4. IFCI- Exit

5. NAGCON- Exit

6. PUNLLO- Exit

7. RATPOW- Exit

8. SINPLA- Exit

9. SUZENE- Exit

10. Vodafone idea – Exit

11. HINCON- Exit

12. HITKIT- Exit

13. JKSYN- Exit

14. KITSUG- Exit

15. PACCOT- Exit

16. SAKSUG- Exit

17. SATCOM- Exit

18. SININD- Exit

19. TATTE- - Exit

Mohan K: Please advise on the foll stock that I currently hold. Shall I hold, accumulate or sell. my time horizon is 2 years.

Ajit Mishra:

ITC - 2750 share @ av Rs 183.29- Hold
RELIND - 1525 shares @ av Rs 1152- Hold
INFTEC - 712 share @ av Rs 699.37- Hold
LARTOU - 1215 share @ av Rs 1209.47- Hold
STABAN - 1550 share @ av Rs 256- Hold
TATSTE - 595 share @ av Rs 444- Hold
APOTYR - 400 share @ av Rs 203- Hold

Onkar Kulkarni: I would request you to please advice on following stocks which I am holding. Please suggest shall I hold on to these or sell. Please suggest new shares to buy for long term (five years). You may consider investing in Bhartiairtel, PVR, Indigo, Maruti, IRCTC and Britannia.

Ajit Mishra:

Tata motors 500 @89- Hold

Mahindra 76 @353- Hold

SBIN 281 @189- Hold

Axis Bank 52@338- Hold

VEDL 550 @97- Hold

Zeel150 @145- Exit

Spicejet 100 @60- Hold

Mayur Playmate: Have a horizon of 6-12 months; should I add more of them? I own:

Ajit Mishra:

Reliance partly paid 102@ 1281 -- Hold

ICICI 50@ 375- Hold

Adani Green 16@782- Exit

Adani enterprise 10 @324- Exit

Adani port 88 @ 357- Exit

Cipla 15@788- Hold

Electcast 100@ 21.60- Exit

IRCTC 4@1397- Hold

Mazgaon doc 57@177- Exit

Sbi card 59 @700- Hold

Sbi 68@202- Hold

Tbz 100 @42- Exit

Ravindran V M: I opted out share market ten years ago and now wish to re-enter. I wish to make investment on a monthly basis for the next two years. Please suggest some good shares to buy.

Ajit Mishra: One can start by investing into blue chip companies like HDFC Bank, Reliance Industries, HUL, Britannia Industries, Maruti for long term. Buy gradually.

sandeep kumar: I bought VIP Industry share at 308.60 Rs/64 Share. Should I hold or book profit.

Ajit Mishra: Hold

Gaurav Goel: I got stuck in one stock named Vishal Fabrics. I'm holding 146 shares at an average price of Rs 360.08 & now it’s continuously hitting lower circuit from last few weeks. Can you please suggest the best action towards the stock as it is also getting very difficult to exit the stock?

Hoping to hear from you soon.

Ajit Mishra: Look to exit as and when circuit opens.


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