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Stock Stories

Stock Stories

Stock stories is a novel attempt at simplifying stocks using stories you can relate to. Every story is divided into 2 parts

  1. Journey : This is for the curious reader who wants to understand the story behind the products they interact with on a day to day basis
  2. Deep Dive : This is a more nuanced analysis of the financials and future prospects of the stock and the company


Biocon

Biocon and the Brave new world of Biosimilars

The Biosimilar revolution is only beginning just now and it seems an Indian company is at the thick of the action. This story on Biocon takes you deep into the world of biosimilars and will engross you completely ...Read more

Published on Feb 2nd

Rain Industries

Rain Industries and the Fear of Missing Out)

What if i told you there is a multibagger opportunity. What if i told you there's a big marquee investor already invested in the stock. What if i told you the stock fits the criteria set by the legendary Benjamin Graham? Back in 2013, a little know Hyderabad company was just beginning to fit the bill. Our story on Rain Industries and it's remarkable journey on the bourses....Read more

Published on Jan 26th

Delta Corp

From Mahabharatha to Online Casinos — The Changing Face of the Indian Gaming Industry (Ft. Delta Corp)

While gambling is generally seen as a vice, there's another side to it that often gets ignored. It's a facet that's currently undergoing a sea change in India and our story tries to capture some of these elements. So here is our comprehensive review of the casino/gambling industry and the only listed company in the segment- Delta Corp....Read more

Published on Jan 20th

BalKrishna Industries

Balkrishna Industries - Big bets and big promises

Balkrishna Industries is a multibagger. It's got a global brand and it tends to a sector that's considered to grow along a secular trend. But it's story is more about just the numbers and the business opportunities. Hidden deep inside the complex maze is a story about redemption, a story about unbridled ambition and wealth and a story about how big bets can reap even bigger rewards. Most importantly it's a story you do not want to miss....Read more

Published on Jan 12th

Why you shouldn't invest in Airlines?

HDFC Bank and the Bad Loan Conundrum

When banks across the financial spectrum started declaring large amounts of NPAs it seemed like the entire industry was fraught with greed and a lack of oversight. But just when you thought the whole lot was broken, HDFC bank emerged as the shining beacon of the banking sector. This story talks about the biggest problem plaguing the industry and one bank's attempt to buck the trend....Read more

Published on Jan 5th

Why you shouldn't invest in Airlines?

Why you shouldn’t invest in Airlines

When the Wright Brothers took to air for the first time at Kitty Hawk, it was bound to change mankind forever and it did. Almost a century later, Warren Buffett had this to say about the matter-" Indeed, if a farsighted capitalist had been present at Kitty Hawk, he would have done his successors a huge favour by shooting Orville [Wright] down.”
This story is a an attempt to bridge the gap. Air Travel or Airline Stock?...Read more

Published on Dec 29nd

HEG: Graphite Electrodes manufacturer  in India

HEG India — Graphite is the new Gold

Everybody is calling HEG India a cyclical play. A play that's just about to fall apart at the seams. But the truth is much more nuanced than it seems. Our story focuses on the upside and the downside to the Graphite story.Find out here

Published on Dec 22nd

Avanti Seeds Technologies Stock Story

Avanti Feeds and The Madness of Crowds

When madness grips the collective psyche of the public all hell breaks loose. Out story on Avanti takes readers deep into the minds of investors to explain how stock markets can be overcome by the irrational exuberance surrounding a good story. ...Find out here

Published on Dec 1st

Sterlite Technologies Stock Story

The 5G Revolution and Sterlite Tech

The 5G Revolution is here and Indian Fiber companies are on the ascendancy, case in point- Sterlite Technologies. How will India's biggest optical fiber company fare well over the course of the next few years ...Find out here

Published on Nov 24th

Nestle India Stock Story

Nestlé - 'Milk'ing the cash cow

When Maggi went off the shelves in early June 2015, Nestle India was looking at a very uncertain future and yet three years afterwards, all of it seems like a minor blip. This story on Nestle takes you through the inner workings before and after the crisis in what is a jam-packed read with explainers, good wisdom and a solid comeback theme. ...Read more

Published on Nov 17th

Asian Paints Stock Story

Asian Paints - Leading the way

How do you build a brand and create one of the most expensive paint stocks in the world. Well, you do what Asian Paints does and watch as the stock price soars. Find out more here ...Read more

Published on Nov 10th

Yes Bank Stock Story

Yes Bank- When the pillars break down

As the RBI refuses to offer an additional term to Rana Kapoor to continue as Yes Bank's CEO, it's share price is in the doldrums. Our story today is about Yes Bank, the company and the stock and all that goes into running a bank. It is an attempt to understand the finances, business drivers and the promoter himself to figure out where Yes Bank is headed for the future ...Read more

Published on Oct 27th

Titan Stock Story

Gold Rush - Demystifying Titan

Titan is on a golden run. Buoyed by the resurgence in the jewellery sector and the advent of demonisation and GST, Titan's stock price has been rallying prodigiously over the past two years. But how should an investor analyse a jewellery business. What are the factors driving stock ...Read more

Published on Oct 20th

Marico Stock Story

Marico - Onwards and Upwards

Marico houses such enviable brands including Parachute, Set Wet and Saffola. It's grown from being a family run business to an FMCG giant occupying leadership position in most market it competes in. But with fierce competition looming will Marico keep the pace up or will it fizzle away as time goes by ... Read more

Published on Oct 13th

Kinf Stock Story

Kingfisher — The King of Good Times?

How United Breweries battles the uncertainties involved in selling beer and continues to be the undisputed market leader? ... Read more

Published on Sep 30th

PVR Cinemas Intro in Stock Stories

PVR: The pursuit of an Unreasonable Man

How Ajay Bijli set out on an unreasonable pursuit to create the largest multiplex chain in India and in the process redefine the standards for cinematic experience ...Read more

Published on Sep 23rd

Jockey Intro in Stock Stories

Jockey : Making millions with underwear

This story chronicles the fascinating journey of Page Industries as they build brand Jockey and create the most recognisable underwear in Modern india...Read more

Published on Sep 15th

Jet Airways stock Introduction

Eicher Motors : A Journey from Good to Great

Good is the enemy of great. We don’t have great schools, principally because we have good schools. We don’t have great government, principally because we have good government...Read more

Published on Sep 8th

Jet Airways stock Introduction

Jet Airways : How not to take on debt?

Jet airways is stumbling along barely staying afloat. The debtors are circling and the investors restless. Will the company survive another year ? Read more

Published on Aug 14th

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