Today’s discussion is something different than the usual investing related topics. It is about announcement of new online edition of The Hindu magazine. This newspaper is about 130 year old company and is considered as one of the best in breed news paper in the country. Attached is the photo image of the front web page which shows the announcement for new beta website. One aspect that I observed and it stood out was about who was involved in designing this new website.
Last week, I discussed my stock screening process and four matrices that I use for short listing the company for further evaluations. One of the traits of any successful investor (or for that matter even a trader) is that they keep a watch list of stocks and monitor its performance. Since the market has run up and we investors believe that stocks are overpriced, it is time to prepare our watch list. In addition, after establishing the watch list, it is also important to determine what would be the price you would be willing to pay to buy it.
Keeping with this thought process; I looked at few stocks and applied my screening process. I have short listed following five companies that I believe warrant further details analysis in the context of my buying objectives. Continue reading rest of this article…
Welcome to Carnival of Indian Stocks. This edition of the carnival includes 13 articles for fellow bloggers. Some of the articles presented here may be contrary to the topics I discuss on this blog, however, it provides a view from a different window. I hope you enjoy reading some of the diverse set of articles as much as I did.
- India Value Invest presents Why this company is hesitant in paying dividends?
- Siddharth Garud presents Telecom stocks hammered – Why the haste? saying, “Telecom stocks have lost in Indian markets. This blog analyses the situation.”
- Direndra Kumar presents IPOs: Promoter gaining most, little gain for genuine investors
- Ranjan Varma presents Three components of managing money
- KCLau presents Case Study: Consolidating Personal Loan, Mortgage and Credit Card Debt
- Leslie Brown presents The Ten Best ETFs You’ve Never Heard Of
- Silicon Valley Blogger presents Best CD Rates: Certificate of Deposit Rates (3 Month To 5 Year Terms)
- Investing Toolkit presents Why Should I Start Investing?
- Stacie Young presents 100 Best Blogs for Future Investors
- Banker Saver presents Living With Low Interest Rates and Poor Investment Performance
- Devangshu Dataa presents Volatility set to rise
- Manoj presents NIFTY Spot – Will those 3 Peaks BEAR the burden?
- Kumaran presents Correction in Stock Markets
That concludes this edition. If you would like your best article to be included here, then submit your blog article to the next edition of Carnival of Indian Stocks. If any blogger(s) is interested in hosting this carnival, then please contact me.
I take a considerable amount of time to perform a thorough quantitative and qualitative evaluation for any stock or the company. I believe it is necessary since I am investing for long haul. How does a one month or two month matter when I am attempting to visualize for next 10 years or more. Yes, I agree delaying couple of months will make me miss the window of opportunity or as the stock investing lingo says, missing the multi-bagger.
I screen out many companies before I decide to spend long hours looking into its numbers and future direction. I keep my screening process very simple. The parameters I use for screening are as follows
Operating cash flow: A consistently positive and growing operational cash flow shows the strength of its products and demand in market place. In addition, to a certain extent, it also demonstrates management’s ability to manage the generated cash.
Blogosphere is an interesting place where you find various bloggers expressing their viewpoints. I am listing some of the articles that I enjoyed reading.
- Meet the man who took on Reliance Energy – a must read inspiring story about one mans fight against corporate greed and injustice.
- No cloning of existing schemes – mutual funds never stop at anything!
- Stock Analysis – Sulzer India
- Identify the best investment that suits your needs
- The Break-Even Curve
- Economics of Entrepreneurship
- PE players looking for insurance cover
- Carnival of Financial Planning
- Carnival of Indian Stocks
These are some diverse set of articles from fellow bloggers and business magazines. I hope you enjoy reading all or some of these interesting posts.
Hawkins Cooker Limited (HAWKINCOOK) is India’s second largest company engaged in pressure cookers and cookwares. The produces a wide range of other house hold and commercial cooking utensils. Its brands include Hawkins, Futura, and Miss Mary.
The key aspects that I like about Hawkins is sells in domestic markets (does not depend upon what happens internationally), low debt, and focus of controlled growth. It is well positioned to cash on growth in disposable income from growing Indian middle class.