Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Weekly Analysis 12 October, 2020


Top gainers of last week were: HBL, UBL, PSO, LUCK, HUBCO, UNITY, KOHC, ILP, KTML, PAEL, OGDC, PPL, and TRG.

Top losers of last week were: PTC, HASCOL, KEL, NATF, SERT, AGIL, COLG, NESTLE, and ABBOT.

Top volume leaders of last week were: HASCOL, UNITY, TRG, MLCF, and POWER.

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) market index Bulls staged a comeback at the stock market in the outgoing week. KSE-100 index closed on 40,798 by gaining 727 points or 1.82 %, while KSE-30 closed at 17,279 by gaining 300 points or 1.77%. 

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

  • Positive market activity was fuelled by a bullish spell in the global equity markets coupled with rising international oil prices
  • Banking, exploration and production and power were the main sectors that remained in the green
  • Sectors contributing to the performance included banks (+136 points), exploration and production (+88 points), power (+44 points), textile (+35 points) and auto (+35 points)
  • Traded value decreased to $73 million, down 24% and volumes came in at 359 million shares, down 25% compared to the previous trading session
  • Foreign institutional investors were net buyers of Rs67.4 million worth of shares during the trading session
  • The cement industry came up with all-time high cement dispatch numbers of 5. 21 million tonnes for September
  • Although the Coronavirus daily monitors have continued to remain at the edge of their seats, the infection ratio continues to remain low
  • The Roosevelt Hotel, owned by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in New York, on Friday, announced a permanent closure by the end of this month after suffering financial losses.
  • The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) increased Rs. 0.83 per unit in the power tariff on Thursday
  • The Board of Directors of Loads Limited decided to invest PKR 3 billion in Hi-Tech Alloy Wheels Ltd
  • Government allowing Ministry of Finance to launch three international bonds to build up foreign currency reserves
  • Pakistan's trade deficit widening by 19.49%YoY to US$2.4bn for Sep'20

Following are few BUY recommendations:

Attock Cement Ltd. (ACPL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 164.62

Target Price: PKR 180.0

Attock Petroleum (APL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 345.06

Target Price: PKR 378.8

Amreli Steels Ltd. (ASTL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 42.59

Target Price: PKR 56.00

Bank Al-Falah (BAFL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 34.97

Target Price: PKR  51.00

Bank of Punjab (BOP) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 9.25

Target Price: PKR 13.90

Engro Fertilizer (EFERT) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 61.27

Target Price: PKR 73.0

ENGRO Corporation (ENGRO) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 300.74

Target Price: PKR 331.10

Fatima Fertilizer (FATIMA) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 28.74

Target Price: PKR 35.75

Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim (FFBL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 18.67

Target Price: PKR 30.0

Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 107.39

Target Price: PKR 130.0

Feroze1888 Mills Ltd. (FML) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 105.08

Target Price: PKR 112.4

Gul Ahmed Textile Mills (GATM) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 38.57

Target Price: PKR 47.8

Habib Bank Limited (HBL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 136.00

Target Price: PKR 154.40

Habib Metropolitan Bank (HMB) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 33.00

Target Price: PKR 45.70

HUB Power Co. (HUBCO) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 79.25

Target Price: PKR 101.05

ICI Pakistan Ltd. (ICI) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 709.63

Target Price: PKR 870.0

Kot Addu Power Co. (KAPCO) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 27.15

Target Price: PKR 46.8

Lotte Chemical Pak Ltd. (LOTCHEM) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 11.90

Target Price: PKR 14.1

Lucky Cement (LUCKY) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 654.95

Target Price: PKR 761.30

Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR   176.45

Target Price: PKR 211.00

Meezan Bank Limited (MEBL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR   81.90

Target Price: PKR 100.00

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 38.67

Target Price: PKR 45.60

Nishat Chunian Limited (NCL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 38.91

Target Price: PKR 47.5

Nishat Chunian Power Limited (NCPL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 13.50

Target Price: PKR 27.0

Nishat Mills (NML) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 102.36

Target Price: PKR 134.8

Nishat Power Limited (NPL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 23.00

Target Price: PKR 31.1

Oil & Gas Development Co. (OGDC) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 105.50

Target Price: PKR 156.9

Pakistan Oil Limited (POL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 384.98

Target Price: PKR 563.0

Pakistan Petroleum (PPL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 90.55

Target Price: PKR 143.40

United Bank Limited (UBL) – BUY 

Current Price: PKR 122.88

Target Price: PKR 138.68

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Written by: Rana Khuram

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