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Any crisis throws up undervalued stocks

But look at quality of management, and another one unique to this crisis is finding businesses which will emerge stronger


Devangshu Datta
In mid-April, the website ran an exercise that tried to identify value in midcaps. This focussed on the 150 constituents of the Nifty Midcap 150 Index. At that point of time, the index had already plunged from the heights of 6,800-plus to a low of about 4,100 and started a recovery.

As of last week, the index pushed back to above 4,900-mark. That’s a retraction of 40 per cent in just over a month (February 20-March 24) followed by a bounce of 20 per cent off the low in the last 9 weeks.
Anyway, the website discovered over half the
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First Published: May 31 2020 | 8:34 PM IST

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