Analysts' corner

By : SI Team
Last Updated: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 04:19 hrs
A man walks past a logo of Indian property developer DLF Ltd. in Mumbai

Reco price/date: Rs 225/Dec 19;
Current/Target price: Rs 223/Rs 220
DLF has entered into a binding agreement to sell Aman resorts for $300 million. Proceeds of the divestment are expected to be used largely for debt reduction. This comes on the back of big-ticket Mumbai asset sale in October. The company is now closer to achieving its net debt target of Rs 185 billion by March 2013. This debt reduction, coupled with high-value NCR launches, has the potential to significantly turn around cash flow for the company. Neutral.

J P Morgan Asia Pacific Equity Research

Reco price/date: Rs 520/Dec 24;
Current/Target price: Rs 519/Rs 600
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals (Glenmark Pharma) has entered into an agreement with Forest Laboratories Inc (Forest Labs) to develop novel mPGES-1 inhibitors to treat chronic inflammatory conditions, including pain. Under the terms of agreement, Forest Labs will make a $6-million up-front payment and provide an additional $3 million to support the next phase of work. Analysts expect strong performance in branded generics business to continue. Maintain 'Buy'.


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