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PSU Stocks in India

Public sector undertakings (PSU) are enterprises in which a majority stake is held by central or state government either jointly or individually.

PSUs are known for lagging in operational and financial performance because of bureaucracy and corruption.

Hence, PSUs were not expected to perform well. Resultantly, most PSU stocks did not make it to investors’ baskets.

However, some PSU stocks have sound financials and operations too like Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) etc.

While PSU stocks are known to lag, there are some attractive features. PSU stocks are compulsorily

PSUs are owned by the government hence there is a negligible chance that the company will never go bankrupt. Even if these companies would be privatised in the future this would mean better management of the company, which again would benefit the investors.

Also, some PSUs provide important indispensable services. Hence, these companies will always stay afloat in the market. Some PSUs like IRCTC have no competitors which is added advantage for long-term investors.

The government is taking steps to turn around the loss-making PSU stocks or divesting from them. Hence, the steps of the government may change the way people look at PSUs.

In India, there is a long list of PSUs whose shares are traded on stock markets.

Hence, one must not completely ignore PSU stocks.


Top PSU Shares in India 2024: PSU Companies to Add to Your Watchlist

May 25, 2024

These PSUs , with their diverse specializations and government backing, suggest promising potential for growth.

Top 10 Fundamentally Strong PSU Stocks Which Could Benefit from Modi 3.0

May 19, 2024

These PSU stocks could continue their superior performance in 2024.

Can this Little-Known PSU Soar as a Data Centre Stock?

May 9, 2024

The company's core asset is its extensive pan-India optic fiber network.

Why SBI Share Price is Rising

Apr 26, 2024

SBI's net NPAs are currently at a decadal low. This makes the bank less vulnerable to even the upturn in interest rates.

Will PSU Stocks Rule Once Again in 2024? Top 5 PSU Companies to Watch out...

Apr 19, 2024

Select PSU stocks are well positioned for growth as the Indian government amps up its capital expenditure.

Why NBCC India Share Price is Rising

Apr 8, 2024

It's one of the few real estate players that have carried on its business without any debt over the years.

Why IOB Share Price is Rising

Apr 2, 2024

Shares of this PSU bank zoomed 8% in a day. What's driving the rally?

Why PSU Stocks are Falling

Mar 15, 2024

The entire bunch of PSU stocks saw a steep fall earlier this week on Wednesday, marking one of its worst days since the pandemic.

Top 5 PSU Stocks with Dividend Yield Above 5%

Feb 19, 2024

The true investor will do better if he forgets about the stock market and pays attention to his dividend returns and to the operation results of his companies.

The Long Term Upside in India's Defence Exports Megatrend

Feb 8, 2024

Should you consider Indian defence stocks now? Find out...

Is This the Best PSU Stock in the Market?

May 21, 2024

This little-known PSU stock is making waves in the data centre market.

Investing in Indian Defence? Here are the Top 5 PSU Defence Stocks

May 15, 2024

PSU Defence stocks have outperformed broader markets by wide margins. Here's top 5 to keep an eye on.

This Multibagger PSU Stock is Set to Approve Bonus Shares Soon

May 8, 2024

This will be the Maharatna company's third bonus issue. Find key details inside...

Why Union Bank of India Share Price is Rising

Apr 23, 2024

With NPAs on the decline, Union Bank is optimistic about robust growth and it's well-placed to capitalise on the pickup in corporate credit cycle.

5 Midcap PSU Stocks That Tripled the Market's Return in FY24

Apr 14, 2024

Here are the best performing midcap stocks of FY24.

Why NALCO Share Price is Rising

Apr 3, 2024

This PSU company keeps breaking several records. It recently reported the highest-ever production and sales of aluminium and bauxite.

PSU Stocks Watchlist: Top 5 Public Sector Banks to Watch Out for Big Dividends in 2024

Apr 1, 2024

Public sector banks (PSBs) in India are poised for a record-breaking dividend payout exceeding Rs 150 bn in FY24, driven by significant profit surge. Do you own any of these 5 PSBs?

Can Coal India Crash to Rs 300 Per Share?

Feb 26, 2024

What is the way forward for Coal India after the run up in price?

Why SJVN Share Price is Falling

Feb 12, 2024

SJVN is strategically important to the Indian government for improving the share of power from renewable sources, especially hydropower.

Why IOB Share Price is Rising

Feb 7, 2024

Shares of this PSU bank zoomed 13% today and hit their 52-week high. What's driving the rally?