'Is it advisable to have more number of scrips in small quantities or a few scrips in big quantities?'
Ajit Mishra, vice president, Research, Religare Broking, answers your queries:
Vadiraj Kadival: Please suggest if I need to hold or exit Shree Renuka Sugars.
I have around 8,400 shares averaging at Rs 18.67. Can I buy few more shares at current price of Rs 9.30 to average it even less?
Please advise. Thank you.
Ajit Mishra: Exit the stock.
Vikas Gupta: Sir, I have following shares in my portfolio. Please suggest whether I should sell them or hold.
Vinay Nair: I have following shares. Please advise whether to hold or exit:
Sudhir Prabhu: I am new to trading. I would like to begin with a trial amount of Rs 5,000. I am interested in swing trade. Which stock/stocks should I buy and at what price should I exit?
Ajit Mishra: You can take positions in Prestige, ONGC and PFC.
Rajneesh Bankura: I hold the following stocks and would request your advice on short term/ long term hold/exit/buy call. I intend to keep only 3-4 stocks for more than three years.
Anee A: I have 375 shares of Sonata Software Ltd. Nothing much has happened for the past 20 years. Should I hold or sell?
Ajit Mishra: Exit the stock.
Susanta Kumar Chowdhury: Can you please let me know about the shares listed below?
Could you please also recommend shares/MF for investment?
Ajit Mishra: For stocks, you can invest in Britannia, ICICI Bank, SBI, Coromandel, Inox Leisure, Bharti Airtel and Ashok Leyland.
Tadapatri Ramesh: I got into the stocks business recently. My question is: Is it advisable to have more number of scrips in small quantities or a few scrips in big quantities? I am being advised not to have too many scrips. At present, I have about 65 scrips.
Ajit Mishra: You should invest in fewer stocks but they should be fundamentally and financially stable. Also, it should have strong corporate governance and good long term growth prospects which can help in earning decent returns.
Alpesh Patel: Can you please advise me about whether I should sell or hold shares in following investment?
Rajesh Laddha: I want to invest a sum of Rs 10 lakhs in good shares with a 10 year horizon. Please suggest your top picks.
Ajit Mishra: You can invest in Britannia, ICICI Bank, SBI, Coromandel, Inox Leisure, Bharti Airtel and Ashok Leyland.
Sharief Khaja: I am a short-term investor. Kindly advise me as to whether I should hold or exit the following shares:
Also, do let me know if I can invest in the following companies:
Phaneeshwar Wuppuluru: Please advise on these stocks:
Sridhar Gampa: I have 4,000 shares of NHPC @ Rs 27. Please let me know your recommendation about whether to hold or exit.
Ajit Mishra: If you are holding with motive of earning dividend, then you can hold. Else, exit the stock.
Sandeep: Kindly provide me your views on the following portfolio.
Jasminkumar Maheshbhai Gajjar: I have been following your posts on a regular basis. I have invested for long/mid-term. Request you to advise for the below stocks held by me.
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