Value picks in large cap segment for investment

Investment and broking firm KR Choksey's picks in large cap segment for investment. Both the stocks are fundamentally strong and are available atttractive valuations. Strictly for long term investment. No trading and short term investment please.

CMP: Rs 160

The company’s EBITDA has increased by 43.68% Y-o-Y from Rs 2,733.4 cr to Rs 3,075.9 cr. While PAT has increased to 50.13% from Rs 1,488.4 cr to Rs 1787.8 cr. Other income has also increased by 152.72% which has led to increase in the profit margins. We recommend a buy on the stock despite the growth concerns purely on the basis of attractive valuations.

CMP: Rs 63

SAIL’s net sales increased 34% Y-o-Y to Rs 12,238.59 crore in Q2FY09 as against Rs 916 3.49 crore during Q2Y08. EBITDAof the company registered a growth of 17% Y-o-Y to Rs 3,433.92 crore & PAT rose by 18% Y-o-Y to Rs 2,009.6 crore. The second half of FY09 is expected to present significant challenges in the metals sector, though the long term fundamentals of the company remains strong.