Today’s pick is DCB [stockquote]DCB[/stockquote]. The stock started the year with an upmove to Rs. 52, and following resistance, fell to Rs. 36 levels. The stock has been in this channel for the entire year now. It is currently on the lower side, and hence it can be said that it will try to reach the top once again. In the last three months, the stock moved -14% vs. a flat Nifty.
The MACD line and signal line are moving very close to each other in the positive direction, but the histogram levels are dropping. Also, the Long-term GMMA lines are contracting to reverse the direction of the move, giving out a positive sign for the stock.
DCB has a historical volatility in the narrow range of 0.4 to 1.0. The scrip’s volatility is currently in the lower end of the range.
Globe capital has a buy call based on fundamentals:
· The Bank reported Net Profit of Rs. 26.9 Cr. in Q3 FY 2013 against Rs. 15.6 Cr. last year
· Improved asset quality
· Focus on building low cost franchise
· Robust promoter background and experienced management team
Given the technicals, we suggest a short-term BUY. A longer term call could be taken based on stocks behavior near Rs. 52 levels. Also, it is advisable to have a tight trailing stop-losses level to book profits in case of a sudden trend-reversal.