Thyrocare – Some things were not adding up-How we were missing something. Whose Strategy is better?

Recently, while analysing some of the diagnostic companies, we cameacross Thyrocare. We have some problems with Thyrocare, it seems things arenot making sense or else we are missing something. (Actually we weremissing something- This helps to see how the picture unfolded or how things became clearer for us) Some facts, all three players (Dr Lal, … Continue reading Thyrocare – Some things were not adding up-How we were missing something. Whose Strategy is better?

All cargo Logistics – Delisting Opportunity?

Part 1 Imagine the date is today 02/11/2020 and read Part 1 as a case study. The part mentioned Part 1 was published in November 2020. Please consult us for detailed advice regarding the same. This is in no way an investment advice or buy/sell recommendation. It is just a sample of a situation which … Continue reading All cargo Logistics – Delisting Opportunity?

Are IPO’s Worth Investing?

Its IPO season and many companies have come for the IPO in the past fewmonths.IPO’s or primary market issues, investing is popularly followed by manyinvestors, majority get burnt badly while some make money over long periodsof time. Let’s see what the data speaks. What We Did? We gathered all book building IPO’s data from past … Continue reading Are IPO’s Worth Investing?

Bankruptcy – ‘A stigma’

Our society does not view bankruptcy in very high respects, for that matter majority of societies don’t view it in a similar way. But there is a amazing society - America - here a bankrupt promoter in 1990’s could become the president of the country. America has the highest bankruptcy rate in the world with … Continue reading Bankruptcy – ‘A stigma’

The perils of Over optimisation -Using a single model

When do we have the biggest disasters of all times? When all people thinkin a similar way and use a similar model to base their decisions. Example ofone such disaster was in the famous 1987 crash in the U.S. What happenedwas that every big portfolio manager had purchased portfolio insurance. Nowsince many of the people … Continue reading The perils of Over optimisation -Using a single model

Is More Information Helpful? Is everything Important?

When we started doing analysis. We were always bombarded with data.Even though when we had a framework we focussed on almost everything ina company. Be it whether you are trading or investing, over time we haverealised through experience that very few things matter and knowing whichare those things can make hell lot of difference. Similar … Continue reading Is More Information Helpful? Is everything Important?

Bear Markets Now Shorter? Really?

There is an argument going on these days that future crises will be of shorterduration than the past, as the central banks have learnt this from 2008 andthey are quite swift in response to a fall in market prices or a panic. Theaverage length of a bear market was 26 months. However, seeing the speed … Continue reading Bear Markets Now Shorter? Really?


Majority of people have bad experiences in the stock markets , often what they do not follow a proper process of the stock analysis. What we usually see most of the time people want the easy way out not willing to put necessary efforts and seeking easy way to make the money without considering the … Continue reading THE ESSENCE OF PROCESS IN STOCK MARKET

Manipulation or Our Attitude?

I often hear people say stock markets are manipulated by some big people. Now if that was true insurance companies or sovereign wealth funds will be the best performing portfolios as they have the largest funds. However if you do a study you’ll find most of them are unable to beat the markets. So why … Continue reading Manipulation or Our Attitude?

Fraud or The best investor?

Recently, I was going through the performance sheet of an advisory firm (Lets call it X). Now out of around 50 stocks recommended 46 were profitable. So what matters in markets is: % Amount won * No of times you are right - % Amount Loss * No of times you are wrong Now, lets … Continue reading Fraud or The best investor?