Hot Stocks: Hot Stocks: Global brokerages on JSW Steel, RIL, Bandhan Bank, SBI Life, HDFC Life post Q3 results
We have collated a list of recommendations from top brokerage firms from ETNow and other sources:
Citigroup on JSW Steel: Sell | Target Rs 675
Citigroup downgraded JSW Steel to a sell rating from neutral post December quarter results with a target price of Rs 675.
JSW Steel reported 89% fall in net profit at Rs 490 crore for the three months ended December 2022. The company had posted a profit of Rs 4,357 crore in the last year period.
The global investment bank said that the stock could underperform through China reopen trade.
JPMorgan on RIL: Overweight | Target Rs 3015
JPMorgan maintained an overweight rating on RIL post December quarter results with a target price of Rs 3015.
“EBITDA, PAT beat was driven by a sharp QoQ O2C jump. Energy to remain key earnings driver in CY23,” said the note. (RIL) reported a 13% drop in consolidated profit for the quarter ended December 2022 on the back of weak oil-to-chemicals performance, which was partly offset by growth in the consumer businesses.
CLSA on Bandhan Bank: Buy| Target Rs 320
CLSA maintained its buy rating on Bandhan Bank post Q3 results with a target price of Rs 320. MFI stress is coming down on expected lines.
“We expect ROE of 19%-20% in-spite of a changing business mix Un-provided stress low now,” said the note.
The global investment bank expects normalised provisioning now NIMs down, but at the bottom; we expect a sharp pick-up. Loans down due to write-offs.
CLSA on SBI Life: Buy| Target Rs 1700
CLSA maintained its buy rating on SBI Life with a target price of Rs 1700.
“The company recorded a higher share of ULIPs in the first 9M23 while margins moderated optically,” said CLSA. The global investment bank increased VNB estimates by 3%-3.5%. Lift premium and value of new business assumptions.
Goldman Sachs on HDFC Life: Buy| Target Rs 700
Goldman Sachs maintained its buy rating on HDFC Life post Q3 results with a target price of Rs 700.
“Non-linked products continue to drive growth,” it said.
The global investment bank raised our FY23E-FY25 VNB estimates by up to 4%. Margins on track for margin neutrality in FY23, said the note.
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