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Strategy

When Erez Israeli took the helm at the pharma major, he adopted a strategy to expand into more geographies, reduce focus on specialty drugs, and double down on generics. Cutting risk and costs were also high on the to-do list. A year down the line, the efforts are beginning to show results.
9 mins readBy Isha Trivedi

ASK’s investment philosophy is that growth shouldn’t be at the cost of quality. From a universe of around 200 stocks, it focuses on 70-odd potential candidates. The strategy has worked so far. But with the IEP fund now entering a tricky zone, it will have to find ways to generate high returns on an outsized AUM.

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17 mins readBy Pravin Palande

Over the years, the 8% tax differential between small and big cars has increased to over 20%. While the country has economies of scale in smaller cars, the same needs to be extended to bigger ones. Otherwise, it can never be an attractive proposition for global carmakers and becoming an export hub will remain a pipe dream.

10 mins readBy Rajiv Ghosh

The Nexa brand not only helped Maruti move up the value chain, but also provided better margins due to the higher prices of cars it houses. The Arena network, on the other hand, lifted the small-car buying experience for an average Maruti buyer. But does it make sense to have a twin distribution model? Latest numbers show it does.

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10 mins readBy Shobha Mathur

Since the market crash on March 23, the stock has not just recovered to pre-Covid levels, but also touched new highs. Based on historical earnings per share, it is currently trading at a P/E ratio of 115 times. But is Jubilant FoodWorks expensive valuation justified? The short answer is yes. There are some core strengths that set it apart.

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11 mins readBy Priyanka Salve & Disha Sharma

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