We are pleased to inform you that our Hidden Gem stock of June 2015 - Visaka Industries Ltd (BSE Code: 509055, NSE Code: VISAKAIND) which was released on 05th July'15 is almost a 4-Bagger stock for our Hidden Gems members who invested in it 2 years back. Our team suggested Buy on Visaka Industries Ltd at price of Rs. 128.15 on 05 July 2015 with a target price of Rs. 240. Stock has already achieved its target price and we informed our members to continue to hold it. Visaka Industries stock has made its 52 week high of Rs. 501.65 on NSE today and closed at Rs. 491.85 giving absolute returns of 284% to our Hidden Gems members within period of 2 years.
In Mar'17 quarter, net profit of Visaka Industries rose 11.98% to Rs 10.00 crore against Rs 8.93 crore during the previous quarter ended March 2016. Sales declined 7.68% to Rs 252.86 crore in the quarter ended March 2017 as against Rs 273.89 crore during the previous quarter ended March 2016.
For the full year, net profit rose 66.94% to Rs 40.80 crore in the year ended March 2017 as against Rs 24.44 crore during the previous year ended March 2016. Sales declined 3.30% to Rs 956.85 crore in the year ended March 2017 as against Rs 989.55 crore during the previous year ended March 2016.
Visaka Industries stock has rallied by 105% over last 3 months mainly on account of improved fundamentals and strong growth forecast in coming years. The new business of the company, fiber cement boards is doing extremely well. The company offers its fiber cement board range under V-Next products (V-Board, V-Designer Board, V-Plank, V-Premium, V-Panel) which are gaining good acceptance. The strong portfolio of advantages makes the products widely endorsed and appreciated by arhitects and customers worldwide, many of them are replacing plywood which s a 20,000 crore industry. This provides a great long term opportunity to the company which is a pioneer in this segment.
Promoters of the company have increased their shareholding by ~3.6% to 41.22% in March quarter compared to 37.63% in Dec'16 quarter, promoters increasing their stake in the company gives confidence in terms of future growth prospects of the business. As per management, V-Next range of products can make a huge impact on the construction industry. With building material like V-Boards, the way of constructing homes, furniture will be changed. It will be faster, economical and more energy efficient.
Below is the summary of Visaka Industries Ltd shared by our team under Hidden Gem stock of June'15 released on 05th July 2015.
- 70% at current market price of 128.15
- 30% at price range of 100-110 (in case of correction in stock price in near term)
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