🔷️2017 – 2018 star performer HEG & GRAPHITE INDIA are falling from last few session.
🔷️HEG IS DOWN 55% From 52 week high of 4955 currently trading around 2200.stock has hit new 52 week LOW.
🔷️GRAPHITE INDIA stock has also corrected 58% From 52 week high of 1127 and currently Hit New 52week LOW of 476.
🔷️Steel as a sector is not doing well globally.
There are expectations that graphite electrode (GE) margins may face double whammy of price decline and cost increase over the next two to three quarters.
🔷️ GE margins to fall from $9,000-10,000 per tonne in FY19E to around $7,000 per tonne in FY20E. There are high chances of EPS cut from FY19-21E EPS by 10% To 20% for GE Twins.
🔷️HEG & GRAPHITE INDIA are manufacturers of graphite electrodes which are key components of electric arc furnaces that turn scrap into steel. Both the companies produce two grades of graphite electrodes, High Power and Ultra High Power, which are manufactured according to the customers’ needs and requirements.
🔷️Chinese-made high-performance graphite electrode materials are also starting to be accepted by the industry, and that’s putting price pressure on all global electrode makers.
🔷️HEG to announce its Fy19Q3 numbers on 12th FEB’19.Revenues can be down 7% to 9% and Profits can be effected to the tune of 20% To 22% as per our estimates.
And Even Graphite India Revenue and Profits can be impacted 20% to 25%
🔷️Both Stocks has broken major support levels and there can be fresh leg of Downfall.Technically Both stocks are oversold and there can be some Retracement or bounce.
🔷️Stock can find value buying only after how RESULTS panout and it can take few Qtrs to things to get stablise.
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