Should you buy, sell or hold Axis Bank, BHEL, Bajaj Auto, Zomato, Star Health, IT shares?
Most brokerages are bullish on Axis Bank after the private lender completed the acquisition of Citibank's consumer businesses in India, and see the fading momentum in the Adani cement business helping other heavyweights in the sector, such as Shree Cement and UltraTech. Here's how the brokerages rate stocks such as Bajaj Auto, Zomato, Star Health and BHEL.
Most brokerages are bullish on Axis Bank after the private lender completed the acquisition of Citibank's consumer businesses in India, and see the fading momentum in the Adani cement business helping other heavyweights in the sector, such as Shree Cement and UltraTech.
Here's how the brokerages rate stocks such as Bajaj Auto, Zomato, Star Health and BHEL.
Check out what the analysts make of stocks such as Axis Bank, Shree Cement, UltraTech, Zomato and Bajaj Auto:
According to Bofa, Axis Bank completed the acquisition in time and at a lower price, which could be seen as a positive.
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CLSA said the completion of the acquisition reduces the risk of an immediate capital raise.
|Morgan Stanley||Overweight||Rs 1,200|
|Credit Suisse||Outperform||Rs 1,040|
Macquarie has maintained an ‘underperform’ rating on BHEL with a target price of Rs 39 per share.
Star Health & Allied Insurance
Brokerages are divided on Star Health & Allied Insurance shares.
Larsen & Toubro
Jefferies maintained a ‘buy’ rating on Larsen & Toubro with a target price of Rs 2,650 per share.
Citi on cement
According to the brokerage, the cement sector may be relieved from pressure points as:
- Correction in coal, some pullback in pet coke
- Demand remained in strong double digits
- Adani capacity addition may be slower
According to Citi, Shree Cement's valuation suggests a fair bit of optimism around the industry, which may cause it to underperform UltraTech. The prices should be rangebound given the upcoming supply in the medium term, it said.
Citi maintained a 'buy' call on UltraTech with a target of Rs 7,900, and retained a 'sell' rating on Shree Cement with a target pf Rs 22,000.
Citi on IT sector
Citi has a subdued view on the IT sector, especially on Tech Mahindra, LTIMindtree and L&T Technology Services. The brokerage maintained a ‘neutral’ rating on Tech Mahindra and a ‘sell’ rating on LTI Mindtree, while initiating a ‘reduce’ call on L&T Technology Services.
HSBC maintained a ‘buy’ rating on Bajaj Auto with a target price of Rs 4,200 per share.
Goldman Sachs kept a ‘buy’ rating on Zomato but reduced its target price by Rs 20 to Rs 80 per share.