Analysis: DRREDDY (RDY)

Today’s pick is DRREDDY [stockquote]DRREDDY[/stockquote]. The stock started the year with an uptrend to see the Rs. 1,800 levels. After hovering for a week around the levels it corrected itself to Rs. 1,525 level. Since then the stock has been on an uptrend and it just saw its 52-week’s high of Rs.1,927 during last week. In the last three months, the stock has moved +10% vs. +5% of the Nifty’s.

DRREDDY technical analysis chart

Oscillators RSI and CMO are in the over-bought territory suggesting a short-term correction for stock. The stock just experienced a bullish Dragonfly Doji.

The MACD line is moving towards the signal line, accompanied by the falling histogram levels such movement is suggesting a short-term bearish move for the stock. The long-term and short-term GMMA lines are well dispersed and are suggesting a bullish outlook for the scrip.

DRREDDY correlation chart

DRREDDY’s average correlation with the Nifty is 0.34 is positive. The scrip will be replicating the movement of Nifty. [stockquote]NIFTYBEES[/stockquote]

DRREDDY volatility chart

DRREDDY has a historical volatility in the range of 0.25 to 0.45. The scrip’s volatility currently is in the lower end of the range.


Analysts are quite positive about the scrip which is a very good sign for the stock. Traders are advised to keep an eye on the forthcoming results as a drift from the analysts expectation can bring about a drastic change for the stock.

Given these technicals, we suggest a short-term Hold. Also looking at the up-trend in place we suggest a long-term Buy for the script. It will be beneficial to have trailing stop-losses in place, in order to book profits if a trend-reversal were to take place.

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