star health stocks: Buy Star Health and Allied Insurance Company, target price Rs 650: ICICI Direct

ICICI Direct has buy call on Star Health and Allied Insurance Company with a target price of Rs 650. The current market price of Star Health and Allied Insurance Company is Rs 531.25. Time period given by analyst is 12 months when Star Health and Allied Insurance Company price can reach defined target.

Star Health and Allied Insurance Company, incorporated in the year 2005, is a Large Cap company (having a market cap of Rs 30770.73 Crore) operating in Financial Services sector.

Star Health and Allied Insurance Company key Products/Revenue Segments include Premiums Earned, Interest & Dividend and Income From Sale Of Share & Securities for the year ending 31-Mar-2022.

Financials

For the quarter ended 31-12-2022, the company has reported a Standalone Total Income of Rs 3074.37 Crore, up 2.39 % from last quarter Total Income of Rs 3002.62 Crore and up 13.40 % from last year same quarter Total Income of Rs 2711.01 Crore. Company has reported net profit after tax of Rs 210.47 Crore in latest quarter.

The company’s top management includes Mr.Venkatasamy Jagannathan, Mr.Utpal Hemendra Sheth, Mr.Deepak Ramineedi, Mr.Berjis Minoo Desai, Mr.Rajeev Krishnamuralilal Agarwal, Mr.Rajni Sekhri Sibal, PadmashriKaarthikeyan Devarayapuram Ramasamy, Ms.Anisha Motwani, Mr.Rohit Bhasin, Mr.Anand Shankar Roy, Dr.Subbarayan Prakash, Mr.Sumir Chadha. Company has V Sankar Aiyar & Co. as its auditors. As on 31-12-2022, the company has a total of 58 Crore shares outstanding.

Investment Rationale
Star Health is expected to maintain its leadership in retail health segment with sustainable long term growth opportunity. Higher than industry growth and targeted combined ratio of 95-96% provides confidence.

Promoter/FII Holdings
Promoters held 58.28 per cent stake in the company as of 31-Dec-2022, while FIIs owned 10.37 per cent, DIIs 1.26 per cent.

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