Shareholders of Hindustan Unilever enjoyed substantial growth in their investment as the share price of the company more than doubled in the past three years.The scrip rose 106.4 percent from Rs 859.80 on June 27, 2016, to Rs 1774.75, on the same day of 2019. In comparison, the BSE Sensex rose 50 percent during the same period while the Nifty50 soared 46 percent.Let's put the surge in HUL's share price in perspective. Your investment of Rs 10,000 in the company three years ago would be now worth Rs 20,640.Close Analysts at Motilal Oswal expect the stock to rally further to reach Rs 2,070 on multiple moats such as rapidly improving adaptability to market requirements, recognition and strong execution on Naturals and other evolving categories, continuous strong premiumisation trend and extensive use of technology, creating further entry barriers. related news Delhi-NCR pollution: Ola and Microsoft to collect air quality data PFRDA studies proposal to allow pension fund … [Read more...] about HUL shareholders’ wealth doubled in 3 years. Are the best days behind it?
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As investors, most of us give high priority to historical returns when it comes to mutual funds investing. But did you know that there is more than one way in which you can measure returns?Absolute, trailing and rolling returns are the three ways by which you can evaluate a fund's performance. Read on to find out which return you should look at before investing in mutual funds to make the most out of your investment.Absolute returnsClose This is the return that a fund achieves over a certain period of time. Under this method, an investor measures the percentage of appreciation or depreciation that a mutual fund achieves over a given period of time. It is the simplest return metric that is used to quantify how much profit or loss one has made from an investment. related news Delhi-NCR pollution: Ola and Microsoft to collect air quality data PFRDA studies proposal to allow pension fund managers to provide annuity services Xiaomi seeks incentives to boost exports, seeks clarity … [Read more...] about Understanding absolute, trailing & rolling returns to measure MF performance
“Yesterday, I left my wallet at home,” says Chancelor Bennett, aka Chance the Rapper. It’s 9 p.m. on a fall evening at a Chicago recording studio, and he and his bandmates are packing up for the night. Four days from now, they will put on their biggest show of the year, at the city’s United Center. advertisement advertisement Bennett sits next to me in high-waisted track pants and a fitted tee. He admits to feeling a little overwhelmed by having a new baby at home and a new tour to prepare for, and yesterday was proof. He had taken his 4-year-old daughter, Kensli, to Dunkin’ for a rare treat before school. It was the first day all week that he had been able to do morning drop-off, and he’d wanted it to feel special. She picked out a glistening, sprinkle-topped chocolate doughnut, and he realized his pocket was empty. “It’s just a crazy letdown for a child,” he says, shaking his head, clearly still unable to forgive … [Read more...] about Chance the Rapper has nothing to fear but FOMO itself
Drawing inspiration from the 1980s model, the styling of the battery-powered Bajaj Chetak may not have pleased everyone. That included Pratap Bose, the head of design at Tata Motors, who called the zero emission scooter a ‘missed opportunity’ for its design.This, however, has not gone down well with Rajiv Bajaj, the managing director of Bajaj Auto. “Pratap Bose should know that he is talking to the World’s Favourite Indian who sells its 40 percent of the production across the world. The problems with these things is that a lot of people think about this in engineering terms and the problem with engineers is that they only see the product,” Bajaj said while responding to a question from Moneycontrol.“The brand comprises of six elements, the product itself, story of the brand and experience. The product is then made of three aspects, design and styling, performance and price. Without understanding this big picture if somebody comments that they have … [Read more...] about Rajiv Bajaj hits back at Tata Motors design head over criticism on Chetak styling
Brokerage houses continue to be bullish on road-developer Ashoka Buildcon after a mixed July-September quarter.Kotak Institutional Equities has upgraded the stock to buy from neutral, though it cut has target from Rs 210 to Rs 180, implying a 91 percent potential upside from the current level."Q2FY20 was a mixed quarter with in-line execution but weak on traffic growth. The delay in opening bids from NHAI was compensated by uptick in state highways projects," the brokerage said.Close The company's standalone balance-sheet was strong and it was well-equipped to take care of pending equity investments, Kotak said. related news It is a pause and not a reversal! Experts see Nifty at record highs in 2019 Brokerages see these 2 banks as biggest beneficiaries of Essar Steel resolution As market consolidates these 10 large, midcaps may return 10-29% in next 12 months The brokerage house expects revenue growth to improve in the second half of FY20, as the infrastructure developer got … [Read more...] about Brokerages expect this road developer to double return