Monday, July 18, 2016

JSW Energy Ltd: Buy
CMP: Rs.80.35
A meeting of the Board of Directors of JSW Energy Ltd will be held on July 21, 2016, interalia, to consider the Unaudited Standalone & Consolidated Financial results of the Company for the quarter ended June 30, 2016.

Recently, there were media reports that, JSW Energy Ltd has got fair trade regulator CCI's approval to acquire 1,000 MW power plant in Chhattisgarh from Jindal SteelBSE -0.62 % and Power Ltd (JSPL).
Meanwhile, ICICI Securities has come out with its first quarter (April-June) earnings estimates for the Power and coal sector. The brokerage house expects JSW Energy   to report a 33.1% growth quarter-on-quarter (up of 46.5% year-on-year) in net profit at Rs.406.4 crore. 

Sales are expected to decrease marginally by 3.1% Q-o-Q (up 23.3% Y-o-Y) to Rs.2598.7 crore, according to ICICI Securities. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) are likely to rise by 5.0% Q-o-Q (up 46.2% Y-o-Y) to Rs 1194.5 crore.

The Economic Times wrote on 24 June, 2016:
Months after initial discussions fell through, Sajjan Jindal-controlled JSW EnergyBSE 0.00 % is said to have reopened talks with the Jaypee Group on acquiring three power assets. The two sides are in advanced negotiations for a deal involving two power generation units and a majority stake in a transmission joint venture for an enterprise value of about Rs 5,500 crore, two people aware of the development told ET. 
The two utilities are Bina Thermal Power in Madhya Pradesh with an installed capacity of 500 MW and the 400 MW Vishnuprayag Hydro Power in Uttarakhand. Bina can be ramped up further and its capacity trebled. The third asset is a 74 per cent stake in Jaypee Powergrid, a 74:26 joint venture with Power Grid Corporation of IndiaBSE -0.43 % Ltd (PGCIL). All three assets are held by Jaiprakash Power Venture Ltd (JPVL), a majority owned subsidiary of Jaiprakash Associates, and an acquisition agreement could be reached shortly, said the people cited above. 
Therefore, buy the shares of JSW Energy Ltd at Rs.80.35, for short term targets of Rs.88-91. Please keep a SL of Rs.79, for any short term trade.  

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