Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Weekly Analysis 24 June, 2018


Top gainers of last week were: FATIMA, FFC, EFERT, APL, and FFBL.

Top losers of last week were: MLCF, ASTL, HASCOL, HBL and LUCK.

Top Volume Leaders of last week: KEL, POWER, TRG, LOTCHEM, and SMBL.

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) market index the benchmark KSE-100 Index stayed in the red territory this week as well. KSE-100 index has closed on 41,637 by losing 2044 points or -4.68%. While KSE-30 index has closed on 20,490 by losing 1076 points or 4.99%.

According to experts of, following news have played vital role in Karachi Stock Market index movement:

  • Rising concerns regarding global growth amid ongoing trade war (US and China) and domestic macroeconomic headwinds were major reasons behind the overall poor performance of the market during the week
  • With the conclusion of Ramadan, average daily traded volumes the at bourse increased encouragingly by 29%WoW to 170.07mn shares
  • The caretaker FM commented that the amnesty scheme for declaration of assets will not be extended beyond the Jun 30’18 deadline
  • Country’s current account deficit rising to US$15.961bn in 11MFY18, an increase of 43%YoY
  • Moody’s Investors Service downgrading Pakistan’s rating outlook to negative from stable
  • SECP notifying new Anti- Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Regulations 2018 to satisfy the upcoming FATF meeting
  • Local urea prices posting a sharp increase toward PkR1,600/bag in the last few week amid looming urea shortage in upcoming months
  • Any decision with regards to the review of Pakistan’s action plan by the FATF in its plenary meeting (scheduled next week from Jun 24-29) can continue to weigh on market sentiment

Following are few BUY recommendations:

Allied Bank Limited (ABL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 99.02
Target Price: PKR 122

Attock Cement (ACPL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 143.20
Target Price: PKR 261

Adamjee Insurance (AICL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 49.22
Target Price: PKR 83

Attock Petroleum (APL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 604.49
Target Price: PKR 745.14

Amreli Steels Limited (ASTL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 66.16
Target Price: PKR 128

Cherat Cement (CHCC) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 105
Target Price: PKR 153

Dera Ghazi Khan Cement (DGKC) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 113.08
Target Price: PKR 194

ENGRO Corporation (ENGRO) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 310.32
Target Price: PKR 348.84

Fatima Fertilizer (FATIMA) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 31.71
Target Price: PKR 45.1

Fauji Cement Company Limited (FCCL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 23.12
Target Price: PKR 39

Fauji Fert. Bin Qasim Limited (FFBL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 38.61
Target Price: PKR 48.10

Gharibwal Cement Ltd (GWLC) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 20.83
Target Price: PKR 58

General Tyre & Rubber (GTYR) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 156.42
Target Price: PKR 231

Hascol Petroleum (HASCOL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 287.03
Target Price: PKR 372

Habib Bank Limited (HBL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 163.86
Target Price: PKR 248

Honda Cars (HCAR) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 312.25
Target Price: PKR 707

Habib Metro (HMB) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 40.37
Target Price: PKR 50

Hi-Tech Lubricant (HTL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 89.54
Target Price: PKR 116

Current Price: PKR 93.84
Target Price: PKR 138.7

Indus Motors (INDU) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 1,363.53
Target Price: PKR 2,069

Kot Addu Power (KAPCO) – BUY
Current Price: PKR 57.19
Target Price: PKR 65

Kohat Cement (KOHC) – BUY
Current Price: PKR 123.50
Target Price: PKR 248

Lalpir Power (LPL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 19.07
Target Price: PKR 30

Lucky Cement (LUCK) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 500.29
Target Price: PKR 827

MARI Petroleum (MARI) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 1,487
Target Price: PKR 2,040 

Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR   197.78
Target Price: PKR 252

Maple Leaf Cement (MLCF) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 51.57
Target Price: PKR 107

National Foods (NATF) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 310
Target Price: PKR 413

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 47.95
Target Price: PKR 74

Nishat Chunian (NCL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 47.47
Target Price: PKR 69

Nishat Chunian Power (NCPL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 25.17
Target Price: PKR 50

Nishat Mills (NML) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 143.51
Target Price: PKR 174

Nishat Power (NPL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 28.42
Target Price: PKR 51

Oil & Gas Development Co. (OGDC) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 156.54
Target Price: PKR 193

Pak Elecktron Limited (PAEL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 39.78
Target Price: PKR 51.70

Pioneer Cement Limited (PIOC) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 45.67
Target Price: PKR 109

Pakgen Power (PKGP) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 18.81
Target Price: PKR 34

Pakistan Oilfields (POL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 647.95
Target Price: PKR 714

Power Cement (POWER) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 8.49
Target Price: PKR 16

Pakistan Petroleum (PPL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 212.76
Target Price: PKR 239

Pak Suzuki Motors (PSMC) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 402.87
Target Price: PKR 620

Pakistan State Oil (PSO) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 311.03
Target Price: PKR 392

United Bank Limited (UBL) – BUY 
Current Price: PKR 169.13
Target Price: PKR 238

Thank you very much for reading this article.

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Written by: Rana Khuram


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