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Mid-caps: The way ahead

Harsha Upadhyaya 

By now you would have come across many articles mentioning the high valuations in midcaps. While it is true that the days of easy returns in this space are over, one needs to dig deeper and pursue a disciplined approach to do well. Broader mid/small-cap valuations appear expensive. But if you break the segment down into individual sectors/stocks, you get a different picture. For example, the current P/E multiple for the NSE Midcap 100 Index is about 35x. However, this is elevated because a large number of companies in the index are loss-making currently. If you look at the basket of ...

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