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Making losses in stocks? Here's help

By AJIT MISHRA
September 21, 2020 09:00 IST
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'At present I have lost almost Rs 4 lakh.
What do you advise?'

Kindly note the image has only been posted for representational purposes. Photograph: Shailesh Andrade/Reuters
 

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


Hemanth Kumar: I have the following shares purchased at. Please recommend future course of action. 

Ajit Mishra:

BHEL 500 shares @ 42 Exit
BEL 285 shares @ 99.2 Hold
HUDCO 2000 shares @ 37.4 Exit
NALCO 1000 shares @ 36.7 Hold
SAIL 1000 shares @ 36.4 Exit

Shreeram Godbole: I am holding 1200 shares of Avanti feed since last 3 years. At present I have lost almost 4 lakhs. This stock fluctuates very violently. What do you advise on this stock?

I am also holding Aditya birla capital 1000 shares. Here also at present trading price I have lost 1.4 lakhs. should I hold it or get rid of these stocks? Please advise.

Ajit Mishra: Both stocks are seeing recovery and you may hold for now.

Nilanjan Ganguly: I am sharing with you my present portfolio along with the purchase price. Please advise whether should I hold, sell or buy these stocks.

1. Bajaj Finance 23 stocks @2850.00 each

2. Bata 2 stocks@1409.07 each

3. BPCL 20stocks@338.55 each

4. Eicher motors 2 stocks@17670.09each

5. Gail 50 stocks@77.76 each

6. HDFC Bank 40 stocks@1083.86each

7. ICICI Bank 20 stocks@ 374.14 each

8. L&T 50 stocks@1110.73 each

9. Relience 25 stocks @ 1183.36 each

10. SBI card 20 stocks@ 744.83 each

11. SBI 45 stocks@ 223.98 each

12. Tata motors 20 stocks@ 87.08 each

13. Tata Steel 30 stocks@274.18 each

14. Titan 25 stocks@ 974.51 each

Ajit Mishra: Hold all the stocks for long term with long term view.

Lokesh Yeolekar: I hold below shares please let me know your opinion: i can hold for decent time. but want to invest more money in shares however cannot as all above shares stand still whether market up or down.

1. TATA motors

2. Motherson sumi

3. Bombay dyeing

4.Idea

5. Yes bank

6. SBI card IPO.

7. NBCC

8. Karur vyasa bank

9. Ashok leyland

10. IOC

Ajit Mishra: Exit Bombay dyeing, NBCC, Karur Vyasa and Hold rest.

Nagaraju Pogulakonda: I am holding 250 shares of ERIS LIFE SCIENCES bought at Rs 500 level. Kindly convey your opinion on the same.

Ajit Mishra: It’s currently consolidating in the middle of the moving averages ribbon. On downside, support lays at 460. Hold with mentioned SL.

Manish Murlidhar Mahajan: I have following share with long term perspective of 10 years to hold.

Ajit Mishra:
 

Tata Motors  Hold
General Insurance Corporation  Exit
HDFC Bank Hold
HDFC Insurance Hold
ICICI Bank Hold
ICICI Prudential Ins Hold
Reliance Nippon Asset Mgt Hold
SBI Cards Hold
State Bank of India Hold
Yes Bank Hold
Coffee Day Exit
Hindustan Unilever Hold
ITC Hold
Reliance Industries Hold
Glenmark Pharma Hold
Sun Pharma Hold
NHPC Exit

Arka Bose: Please review my holdings. i have a long term view of 10 years

  • BASF
  • Bajaj finserv
  • Bajaj finance
  • Berger paints
  • Britannia industries
  • Colpal
  • Dmart
  • hcl tech
  • Hdfc
  • Hdfc amc
  • Hdfc bank
  • Hdfc life
  • Hul
  • Idfc first bank
  • Iolcp
  • Infosys
  • Irctc
  • Pidilite
  • Reliance
  • Sbi carda
  • Tcs

Ajit Mishra: Only Exit Idfc first bank and Hold all the stocks


Mittal Gandhi
: I am regular reader of your article on stock market. I request you to guide me on following stocks, should I hold or exit. I can hold it for long term also. Also, which stock should I buy for short or long term please advice

Ajit Mishra:

Cerebra Technology @ 46/- Exit
Indusind Bank @ 707/- Exit
Tata Motors @ 166/- Hold
PNB Housing Finance @ 447/- Hold
Vodafone Idea @ 9/- Hold
SBI Cards @ 722/- Hold

UMA KUMAR: I hold the following stocks. What's your advice on the above? 

  • PUNJAB AND SIND BANK
  • SUZLON ENERGY LTD
  • MARKSAN PHARMA LTD
  • SNOWMAN LOGISTICS LTD
  • VIKAS ECOTECH LIMITED

Ajit Mishra: Continue Holding Marksan Pharma while Exit all the other stocks

Rajaraman Madhan: Could you please share your advise on the below stocks that can be hold, sell or accumulate? I can hold these stocks for 3 to 5 years horizon. Please share your valuable suggestion.

Ajit Mishra:

BEL 125 @ 83 Hold
NBCC 195 @ 57 Hold
TATA Motors 220 @ 257
Yes Bank 50 @ 48
Gujarat Gas 18 @ 311 (I am planning to invest more in this Scrip in SIP and hold it for 5 years. Shall I proceed) Hold
ICICI Bank 32 @ 345

Lucky Jayarajan: I'm holding 99 shares of Yes bank @ 55. Please suggest.

Ajit Mishra: HOLD FOR LONG TERM.

Saji Varughese: Following is my current portfolio which are presently in the loss. Kindly advise. Also, suggest me some Scripts in which I can invest considering the investment period of 2 to 3 years.

Date of Purchases Script No. of Share Net Rate Inv. Amount
05-04-2017 PTC India Finance Ltd. 800 42.48  33,984.00
18-12-2017 Cochin Shipyard Ltd 150 537.18  80,577.00
18-12-2017 BHEL Ltd 200 90.21  18,042.00
22-02-2018 Aster DM HC Ltd 129 190.00  24,510.00
Total 157,113.00

Ajit Mishra: Exit all the stocks

Mina De: I have 1350 Reliance industries @ rs 2115. Should I sell them tomorrow and buy future group shares? Please kindly let me know asap.

Ajit Mishra: Continue holding Reliance Industries as it is a better stock as compared to future group

Rithesh Raj: I hold below Shares at following prices. Please let me know to hold or exit

  • Kiri Industries 1,400 Shares @ 274
  • Gallantt Ispat 20,000 Shares @ 23
  • Vodafone Idea,1000 Shares @ 118
  • Yes Bank 1,000 Shares @ 12
  • Icici Bank 850 Shares @ 225
  • Ugar Sugar 1,000 Shares @ 27
  • Vrl Logistics 550 Shares @ 297

Ajit Mishra: Hold ICICI bank, Idea, Yes Bank and VRL logistics and Exit all the other stocks.

Chidambaram Annamalai: I have the following portfolio of equities. Can you suggest if i need to hold or average or exit the stocks.

Ajit Mishra

United Spirits 20 Nos @ 607 Hold
Petronet LNG 100 Nos @ 276 Hold
Aster DM Healthcare 200Nos @ 155.6 Exit
Onmobile Global 150 Nos @ 63.5 Exit
Exide Industries 50 Nos @ 255 Exit
Larsen & toubro 35 Nos @ 1166 Hold
Federal Bank 200 Nos @ 99.73 Exit
Engineers India 100 Nos @ 156.43 Exit
Eicher Motors 20 Nos @ 2675 Hold
Religare Enterprises 445 Nos @ 65 Can’t Comment due to compliance
Himadri Speciality Chem 100 Nos @ 167 Exit
Suzlon Energy 1000 Nos @ 15.05 Exit
Ceat 20 Nos @ 1511 Hold
Indiabulls housing Finance 125 Nos @ 350 Exit
Nandan Denim Limited 200 Nos @ 107 Exit
Indian Oil Corp 350 Nos @ 140 Hold
TATA Motors 200 Nos @ 245 Hold
DHFL 700 Nos @ 52.5 Exit
LIC Housing Finance 280 Nos @ 480 Hold
Yes Bank 1250 @ 77 Hold

ashish pandey: I want advice on holding/ exit with approximate duration on below. I want to invest nearly 2.0 lakhs with some diversification. Please guide.

ICICI BANK @353 -150 shares
Axis Bank @432 - 50 shares
ITC Ltd @195 - 250 shares

Ajit Mishra: Continue holding the stocks

Shravan Katarla: Request your view and potential of Rossari Biotech for short term.

Ajit Mishra: It’s a recently listed stock thus have limited data so can’t comment.

VIPUL BAGADIA: I have the below mentioned shares. Please let me know whether I should HOLD or SELL

Ajit Mishra:

Name No of Shares Buy Price CMP Hold or Sell
TCPL Packaging 150 281 427 Hold with SL at 348
BPCL 37 475 410 Hold with strict SL at 390
IDFC First Bank 750 37.00 32.45 Hold with strict SL at 27.80
Avenue Super Mart 5 2495 2410 Hold with SL at 2140

Ranjith: The following stocks are in my portfolio. Kindly advise on Status and if possible with TARGET price.

Ajit Mishra:
1) Ashok Leyland - 121.00 – Hold with SL at 60
2) Gati - 96.65- Better to Exit
3) Hathway - 46.84  -Hold with SL at 30
4) J.P Associates - 10.50 -Exit
5) J.M. Financial - 81.00 – Hold with SL at 73
6) Marksans Pharma - 56.50- Hold with SL at 43
7) SMS Life - 523.00- Hold with SL at 408
8) Union Bank - 57.50- Exit
9) Wabag - 214.00 –Exit or else hold with strict SL at 173
10)Yes Bank - 69.00- Exit

RAJENDRA BHAT: Kindly advice on below stocks i am holding

Ajit Mishra:

1. Larsen & Toubro ltd Hold
2. Zee Enertainment enterprises Hold
3. container corporation of india Hold
4. CESC ventures ltd Exit
5. Great eastern shipping Exit
6. tech Mahindra Hold
7.Glenmark pharma Hold
8. Cadila healthcare Hold
8. Sun Pharma Hold
9. M & M Finance Hold
10. hindustan composites ltd Exit
11. adani enterprises Exit

Aparna Gulati: Below is my stock summary, pl share your view about the portfolio:

Ajit Mishra:

Stock Symbol Company Name Qty Average Cost Price  Recommendation
8KMILE 8K MILES SOFTWARE SERVICES 200 348.19 Exit
ASIPAI ASIAN PAINTS INDIA LTD 10 1708.97 Hold
AVAFEE AVANTI FEEDS LTD 280 669.4 Exit
BAJFI BAJAJ FINANCE LIMITED 15 2140.55 Hold
BRIIND BRITANNIA INDUSTRIES LTD 25 3002.28 Hold
CANHOM CAN FIN HOMES LTD 120 386.65 Hold
CONPRI CONTROL PRINT (INDIA) LTD 65 397.63 Exit
CROGRE CG POWER AND SOLUTIONS 100 95.55 Exit
ESTIND ESTER INDUSTRIES LTD 10 47.45 Exit
ITC ITC LIMITED 10 212.09 Hold
JMFINA JM FINANCIAL LIMITED 150 122.25 Exit
KAJCER KAJARIA CERAMICS LTD 25 467.96 Exit
MANBEV MANPASAND BEVERAGES 100 121.19 Exit
NATPHA NATCO PHARMA LIMITED 82 810.53 Hold
RADKHA RADICO KHAITAN LTD 25 351.64 Hold
RAJEXP RAJESH EXPORTS LIMITED 100 688.65 Exit
TINCO TINPLATE Co. OF INDIA 50 154.02 Exit
YESBAN YES BANK LIMITED 80 207.1 Hold


Prasad KSR: My name is KSR Prasad, I have the following stocks with me. I dont mind exiting many,even on loss and entering promising ones to makeup in future. The list is long. Please advice.

Ajit Mishra:

1. Ashok Leyland 50@108 Hold Atleast for 2-3 years
2. Bank of Baroda 20@172 Exit
3. Castrol india 50@200 Hold
4. Coal India 30@316 Hold
5. Crisil 10@1925 Hold
6.Dredging corp. of india 30@740 Exit
7. Edelweiss Fin services 25@291 Exit
8. Future Consumer 500@16 Merging with Future Enterprise, hence Hold
9. Gateway Distriparks 50@92 Exit
10. Hexaware Tech 25@430 Hold
11. IDFC First Bank 150@62 Exit
12. Indusind bank 10@532 Exit
13. ITC Ltd 20@202 Hold
14. Narayana Hrudalaya 35@333 Exit
15. Natco Pharma 10@968 Hold
16. NBCC india Ltd 150@84 Exit
17. Nocil Ltd 50@207 Exit
18. PC Jeweller 350@157 Exit
19. Pokarna Ltd 50@202 Exit
20. Rain Industries 50@273 Exit
21.Raymond ltd 30@293 Exit
22. Reliance capital 590@85 Exit
23. Reliance infra 145@162 Exit
24. Reliance power 1000@4.46 Exit
25. Shankara Bldg products 25@1048 Hold
26. sintex plastic tech 100@75 Exit
27. SREI infra 300@101 Exit
28. SBI 50@179 Hold
29. Strides pharma science ltd 55@674 Hold
30. Tata Motors 40@483 Hold
31. Transformer & rectifiers Ltd 1000@12 Exit
32. Udaipur cements 300@30 Exit
33. Vimta labs 50@102 Exit
34. Wockhardt ltd 15@845 Hold
35. yes bank 75@279 Hold
36. Zee entertainment 20@193 Hold

Kumar, Pankaj: Please advice on the following share for short and mid term 

Ajit Mishra:

  1. Ashok Leyland – 100 @ 102- Hold with SL at 60
  2. Aksh optifiber – 1000 @ 16 - Better to Exit
  3. Blackrose Industry – 20 @ 133 - Better to Exit
  4. Granuels India – 50 @ 316- Hold with SL at 335
  5. IGL - 10 @ 305- Book profit at cmp (390.65)
  6. Kirloskar Ferrous – 50 @ 90- Hold with SL at 80
  7. Mahindra CIE Auto – 35 @ 185- Better to Exit or hold with SL at 114
  8. NIIT - 50 @ 129- Book profit at cmp (162.90)
  9. Phillips carbon – 55 @ 165 – hold with SL at 110
  10. Take Solutions – 70 @ 52- Better to Exit
  11. Vakrangee – 15 @ 27- Exit

Sarita Dsouza: Please review my holdings; I have long term view of 5-10 years 

Ajit Mishra:

BSOFT: 100 shares ( bought in 2007) Hold
KPIT TECH: 100 shares ( bought in 2007) Hold
VEDL: 42 shares ( bought in 2007) Exit
Tata motors Ltd-50 shares (@800/- per share bought in 2007) Exit
Ashok Leyland=180 shares ( bought in 2007) Hold (Atleast for more 2-3 years)
Rcom- 40 shares ( very old shares bought by my Dad- may be bought in '90s) Exit
Rel Capital- 2 shares ( very old shares bought by my Dad- may be bought in '90s) Exit
 RHFL-2 shares ( very old shares bought by my Dad- may be bought in '90s) Exit
Reliance Infra-3 shares ( very old shares bought by my Dad- may be bought in '90s) Exit
Rpower- 10 shares ( very old shares bought by my Dad- may be bought in '90s) Exit

B) Also require your view on buying ONGC, ITC, Bharti Airtel, Sun Pharma, Biocon, Havells etc for long term

Ajit Mishra: Yes you can Buy all these stocks for long term they are fundamentally sound.

C) Which others can be bought for long term view of 5years + 

Ajit Mishra: We would recommend you to invest in stocks such as HDFC Bank, Kotak Bank, HDFC ltd, L&T, Britannia, Dabur, Asian Paints, Maruti, Bajaj Auto, Tech Mahindra, TCS, Reliance Industries, Cipla, Biocon, and Bharti Airtel.

Ajit Mishra: We advise you to buy these stocks in staggered manner as these stocks have decent fundamentals and good long term growth prospects which can deliver healthy returns.

Please mail your questions to getahead@rediff.co.in with the subject line 'Stock Market Query', 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.

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.

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