LIC is sitting on 100% gains on its stock and bond investments in Adani Group companies the total value of which is ₹56,000 crore compared to an investment of about ₹28,000 crore, a senior LIC executive told ET.
Bloodbath in Adani Group stocks leave Rs 19,000-crore scar on LIC’s book
An over 21% fall in Adani Ports shares in the last two trading days of the week gone by resulted in over Rs 3,000 crore of losses for LIC. In Adani Enterprises, the flagship company of the group, LIC incurred a loss of close to Rs 3,300 crore due to a 20% fall in the share price on Wednesday and Friday. Besides these two companies, the countrys largest life insurer holds significant stake in Adani Total Gas, ACC and Ambuja Cements.
Market Decoded: Distractions ahead of the largest FPO from Adani Group and Union Budget 2023
It is unlikely that the ongoing chaos will derail India's rising economys long-term story. We have a long way to go and much to achieve. There are many stocks and sectors with high quality and credentials. If you have money on the table, it is a good time to start executing in a calculated manner with a medium to long-term view. If you are a cautious investor, you can wait for the time period and deploy in the future in a SIP manner.
Adani stocks fall for second straight day, bonds too hit
While Adani Total Gas, Adani Energy, and Adani Transmission shares plunged 20%-the lowest levels of the day, Adani Ports and Adani Enterprises dropped 16% and 19%, respectively. Adani Power and Adani Wilmer shares dropped 5% each.
ACC, Ambuja Cements hit multi-month lows as Adani group ditched on governance concerns
Shares of Adani Transmission, Adani Green Energy, and Adani Total Gas were locked in the 20% lower circuit. Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone hit a 2-year low, and Adani Enterprises a 5-month low. Describing Hindenburg's 32,000-word report as maliciously mischievous and unresearched, Adani Group threatened to take punitive action against the firm in both US and Indian courts.
Rs 4 lakh crore gone in 2 days! Adani bulls nurse wounds after short-seller's attack
In the last two trading sessions since the release of the report, which has been described as "maliciously mischievous and unresearched" by billionaire Gautam Adani's team, the market capitalisation erosion has been around Rs 4 lakh crore. Wednesday's crash itself wiped off Rs 1 lakh crore from Adani stocks. The selloff deepened on Friday, despite the Ahmedabad-based diversified conglomerate denying allegations and threatening court cases, with three out of 10 stocks hitting record low levels.
Bulls of Dalal Street dump Gautam Adani’s crown jewels for 4 quarters in a row!
Ahead of the launch of the mega Rs 20,000 crore-FPO of Adani Enterprises on Friday, the diversified conglomerate raised around Rs 6,000 crore over 30 institutional investors, but interestingly, the list showed not a single mutual fund participated in the anchor book.
$6 billion gone in a day! Gautam Adani sees heavy wealth erosion after shares tank up to 10%
Shares of all the 10 Adani Group stocks, including the recent acquisition NDTV, were trading lower after Hindenburg revealed that it has been short-selling Adani Group companies through US-traded bonds and non-Indian-traded derivatives, along with other non-Indian-traded reference securities.
International Holding Company, Gulf SWFs may go big on Adani Enterprises’ $2.5 billion FPO
Adani Enterprises late November announced the initiation of a much-awaited follow-on public offer (FPO) to raise as much as ₹20,000 crore ($2.5 billion) from retail and institutional investors, riding piggyback on the meteoric 18-fold jump in its stock prices in the last five years. This will be the largest such issuance in India to date.
Capex theme a 10-year story; for India, big time infrastructure spending has just started: Deven Choksey
“In the majority of the portfolio stocks that we are carrying, we carry good long-term conviction. Even if they do not perform for a couple of years, on a compounded basis, they would perform eventually. We have seen our portfolios compounding in the vicinity of around 25% plus. We are happy with that part of it. Sometimes, some stocks do not appreciate but eventually they catch up in the subsequent period.”
Money-spinner Adani stocks add Rs 8.5 lakh crore to investor wealth in 2022. Can their magic continue?
Adani Enterprises has a solid asset base and good cash flows despite there being debt on the balance sheet. Adani Wilmar has delivered stellar returns. Even as the space is getting overcrowded, there is room for upside," said Bathini.
Will Adani Group stocks continue to do well in new year? Sandip Sabharwal explains
"In cement, mny of the groups are expanding very rapidly after the entry of Adani. We could expect that ACC, Ambuja will also start expanding more rapidly. In the next two years, we will see significant supply and demand increases at a steady pace. So pricing and margins could come under pressure. Cyclically they will keep on moving up and down but long-term directionally, I am not playing cement at this stage."
3 stocks one can safely accumulate with a margin of safety: Devarsh Vakil
“We have a list 10 stocks which are a mix of largecaps and smallcaps. If I were to pick one stock, I will pick PNC Infrastructure Company. This has a current order book of about Rs 19,000 crore, which gives them revenue visibility of about almost 2.5 times their current earnings.”
Gautam Adani crowned world’s biggest gainer of 2022; 5 characteristics that make him special
Adani Group stocks have given fabulous returns to investors this year with four out of seven stocks of the giant giving multibagger returns going up to 200%. In the last one year, the group's total market cap has also nearly doubled to Rs 18.6 lakh crore in mid-December as compared to Rs 9.6 lakh crore in 2021.
Most IT stocks could fall 10-30% as slowdown starts to bite: Sandip Sabharwal
“Overall, given the valuations, the interest rate paradigm next year should be similar to this year, in terms of a single digit return expectation. It will all depend on sector allocations and specific stocks. This year, if you were in the right stocks, you did very well. If you were in the wrong ones, you did quite badly. A similar thing should repeat next year.”
Jaypee Group exits cement, sells biz to Dalmia Bharat
The assets put together have a cement manufacturing capacity of 9.4 million tonnes per annum (MTPA), including clinker capacity of 6.7 million tonnes and thermal power plants of 280 megawatts and are situated in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh.
Corporate India should really get the animal spirits back: Uday Kotak
India has differentiated itself. And I like to call India a cleaner white shirt in a dirty shirt world. I would like to see the investment cycle come back. We are seeing people still cautious on the investment cycle. And we are still too much driven by consumption as the core of our economy.
Profit booking in Nifty likely in next 2-3 sessions: Swati Ananda Hotkar
“If Nifty manages to give a breakout at 18,500 level, it has the potential to reach up to 19,000 to 19,400 levels. If you look towards the overall longer degree, on the monthly charts it is very good. We can see these particular indices giving a breakout of a trend line which gives a very strong sign on the technical front.”