What makes Bajaj Finance preferable for Investors?
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What makes Bajaj Finance preferable for Investors?

Bajaj Finance in the year 2019 became a hit among investors. In October, it was reported that investors had priced Bajaj Finance more than India's largest lender i.e., the State Bank of India (SBI) with a balance sheet 14 times the size of Bajaj Finance's book.

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AMUL: The Business Model
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AMUL: The Business Model

Anand Milk Union Limited or AMUL needs no introduction. Amul has created this name and reputation over the years delivering quality milk products to the entire country and now the world. People in eatery and restaurant businesses advertise their dishes conveying that they use Amul products.

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Wipro: Success story of Azim Premji
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Wipro: Success story of Azim Premji

It has been told and retold to us how the character of human, his attitude towards the problems, and his determination, shapes his future. Then there are few others, whose grit not just transform their own future, but change the lives of many. This is the story of such an Indian entrepreneur, Azim Premji.

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The business model of InfoEdge
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The business model of InfoEdge

Much before the start-up boom that we have seen in the last 5 years, there was a dot-com boom two decades back. That period is often associated with the dot-com bubble in the US, but it has its own set of success story.

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Zerodha: A Success Story of Discount Broking
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Zerodha: A Success Story of Discount Broking

Do you wonder that even after being a discount broker how does Zerodha make money? In just 9 years how did Zerodha become the largest stockbroker?

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what is the Impact of Demerger on Shareholders?
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what is the Impact of Demerger on Shareholders?

There are often times when a diversified company opts for focusing on its core businesses and transferring its other business operations to a different company. This is the simple idea behind a popular corporate restructuring activity i.e., Demerger.

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What should an investor look for in quarterly reports?
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What should an investor look for in quarterly reports?

As a shareholder, do you forget holding the shares of a particular company, or are you anxious to know what is happening with the company whose shares you are holding? Well, if you belong to the second category, quarterly results are your savior.

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How Important is ROE for Investors?
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How Important is ROE for Investors?

Forget head-and-shoulders, bear traps double bottoms, forget volume, and forget stochastics. When you’re looking at a company, the single-most-important number is return-on-equity. Return on Equity is how much profit a Company generates when compared to shareholder equity. What makes ROE so good as a tool to analyze a Company is because it doesn’t account for the price of the stock. It only measures the company’s performance not the stock’s performance.

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How ROA and ROE help in analysing corporate health?
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How ROA and ROE help in analysing corporate health?

It’s a no brainer for an investor to look into the financial ratios before making investment decisions, as there are no single measures to tell the whole story, making informed investment decisions could be tricky and may rattle your grey cells.

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What is Discounted Cash Flow?
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What is Discounted Cash Flow?

Imagine the scenario where you decide to invest a specific portion of your pocket money say Rs1000 into stocks. Well, how would you select the appropriate stock? Will you blindly follow the advice given by your friends and family, or would you, as an intelligent investor, do a cost-benefit analysis?

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How does Zomato earn Money?
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How does Zomato earn Money?

Are you a foodie? If yes, I’m sure Zomato crosses your mind and pops up on your phone with delicious offers for ‘n’ number of times. I’m also certain that you would’ve wondered how does Zomato make money even after providing such tempting discounts. Isn’t it?

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What is the importance of Interest Coverage Ratio?
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What is the importance of Interest Coverage Ratio?

A layman can end up losing his hard earned money if he doesn’t take his investment decision wisely and picks a stock randomly just by looking at its numbers flashing on the real time stock screen.

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Why is Price to Earnings (P/E) Ratio important for Company Analysis?
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Why is Price to Earnings (P/E) Ratio important for Company Analysis?

For any investor, analyzing a company thoroughly is as important as knowing his risk appetite. Price to Earnings ratio of a stock forms an integral part of its valuation matrix and varies across sectors and companies.

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What is Quick ratio & Reasons for its Usage
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What is Quick ratio & Reasons for its Usage

An invetsor who tends to buy stocks should evaluate the financial statements of the company with great seriousness.

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Why is analysing Cash Flow Statements Important?
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Why is analysing Cash Flow Statements Important?

Cash flow statement is an important financial statement that analyses and summarises the amount of cash and cash equivalents that enter and leave the company. It measures how effectively a company is utilising its cash balances that is, how well it manages its operating expenses and how well it generates cash to pay its debts.

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Everything about promoter pledging that you should know
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Everything about promoter pledging that you should know

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its Financial Stability Report dated June 27, 2019, expressed its concern over the high level of promoter pledging. The report argued that a high level of promoter pledging indicates the poor financial health of a company and probably a situation that a company is unable to raise funding from other sources.

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Does your company have enough Liquidity?
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Does your company have enough Liquidity?

Your company’s revenue figures are great to flaunt, but they don’t ultimately mean much if your cash flow is out of whack. Profit offers peace of mind, surely, but it doesn’t indicate that your business financials are sound. Only stable, reliable cash flows can truly demonstrate success. 

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What is the Fixed Asset Turnover (FAT) Ratio?
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What is the Fixed Asset Turnover (FAT) Ratio?

A fixed asset turnover ratio is an efficiency ratio that shows the return received by a company on the investments made by them in fixed assets such as plant, machinery, equipment, etc., in relation to the total sales generated. In other words, it measures how efficiently a company uses its fixed assets to make sales. Creditors and investors refer to this ratio to identify the efficiency of the company in managing its fixed assets. They do so to interpret the returns they might earn on their investments made in the company and make sure that the earnings/revenues from the equipment are enough so that the company can pay back the loans that it has taken for it. The formula for calculating the fixed asset turnover ratio 

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