Steel Sector (Large): Q3 ( Oct – Dec ’16 ) Numbers and Analysis


Steel Sector (Large): Q3 was by and large good for the Steel sector. Almost all the companies have registered strong performance in the quarter. As far as numbers are concern, the revenues of all the companies were up in the range of 25% to 78%, while 2 out of 3 companies were able to cut down their losses. Market leader Tata Steel has registered superb 300% jump in its profit and a healthy 39% jump in revenues as compared to the same period last year and is the star performer of the

Housing Finance Sector: Q3 ( Oct – Dec ’16 ) Numbers and Analysis


Housing Finance Sector: Q3 was fantastic as far as Housing Finance sector is concern. Almost all the companies have shown strong performance in the quarter. For the numbers, the profits of the companies were UP in the range of 12% to 42%, while revenues were up in the range between 4% to 32%. Market leader HDFC registered steady growth both in Profit and Income (were up roughly 12% each). "Indiabulls Housing Finance, DHFL and Can Fin Homes" are the star performer from the sector,

Life Insurance: Different Types of Policies Available In Indian Insurance Sector


Life insurance is one of the fastest growing financial sectors in India. (India's life insurance sector is the biggest in the world with about 3600 Lac policies which are expected to increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12 to 15% over the next 5 years). As of now, there are 24 insurance companies offering different types of life insurance policies in India. Why Life Insurance Policy: The primary reason for taking life insurance is to provide financial security for the dependants

Paint Sector: Q3 ( Oct – Dec ’16 ) Numbers and Analysis


Paint Sector: Q3 was a mixed bag for the Paint sector. As far as numbers are concern, the profits of only two companies were down in the range of 3% to 6%, while revenues were up for almost all the companies. Market leader Asian Paint has posted a marginal increase in the profit as well as income for the quarter. "Kansai Nerolac" was the star performer in the sector for the quarter ended 31 December 2016, where the company showed 44% growth in profit and 9% growth in Revenue as compared to

Telecom Sector: Q3 ( Oct – Dec ’16 ) Numbers and Analysis


Telecom Sector: Q3 was disappointing for the Telecom sector. Reliance-Jio has played a crucial role in the show. As far as numbers are concern, the profits and revenues of the companies were almost down. Market leader Bharti Airtel and Idea has posted a huge loss in the quarter while R.com has managed to cut its losses. The only performer in the sector for the quarter ended 31 December 2016 was "TATA Communications" ( on account of realisation from sale of its data centre ) where the

Tyre Sector: Q3 ( Oct – Dec ’16 ) Numbers and Analysis


TYRE Sector: Q3 was disappointing for the Tyre sector. Increasing natural rubber price and Demonetisation has played a crucial role in the show. As far as numbers are concern, the profits of the companies were down in the range of 20% to 30%, while revenues were up marginally in the range between 2% to 5%. Market leader MRF has posted decline both in profits as well revenues, while Ceat and JK tyres a posted decline in profits and marginally increment in profits. The star performer in the

All about the Indian Stock Market and It’s Journey


The stock markets in India began way back in 1875. The BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) is the most established stock exchange in India. The history of Indian stock trading begins with 318 persons taking membership in “Native Share and Stock Brokers Association” which we now know as the BSE. In the year 1965, BSE got eternal recognition from the Government of India. The NSE (National Stock Exchange) comes next to BSE in terms of recognition. BSE and NSE symbolize themselves as synonyms of Indian

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Vishal Dalwadi

Vishal Dalwadi

Vishal is an MBA (Finance) post-graduate. He is the founder and owner of "FinBlab". His blog aims at providing information and research on Stock market and sectors including Mutual funds, IPOs, Insurance and more.

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