HDFC Life Technical Analysis #76: Buy | Target Rs 520 | Arijit Banerjee

Buy Range485 – 494
Target520 – 530
Duration12 – 15 Trading Sessions
Potential Return^5 – 7%
CMP#IdeaBuy RangeTargetStopLoss*DurationPotential Return^
494.35BUY485 – 494520 – 53047512 – 15 Trading Sessions5 – 7%

# CMP on Aug 02, 2019
* Maintain recommended StopLoss by daily closing basis.
   Once 1st target hit, reset StopLoss at 507.
^ The returns are calculated based on CMP#


This life insurance company provides individual and group insurance plans and policies such as Protection, Pension, Savings and Investment, Health, Retirement, unit linked insurance, NRI plans along with Children’s and Women’s Plans. Founded in 2000 with a strong network presence over 900 cities in India, HDFC Life Insurance is a subsidiary of HDFC Limited. The Insurance company posted 11.84% jump in net profit at Rs 425.71 crore in Q1FY20; revenue up 29.11%.

Stock Data
Sectoral IndexFinancial Services
52W High533
52W Low344.4
Face Value10
Relative Performance_HDFC Life Insurance vs Nifty Financial Services


  • HDFC Life has taken support several times on weekly trendline which is moving higher.
  • The trendline is acting as strong support over the past 12 weeks.
HDFC Life Insurance Weekly Chart
HDFC Life Insurance Weekly Chart


  • Looking at the daily chart, stock has seen spectacular rally from the bottom of around 375 (May 17, 2019) and extended towards north direction with a strong support line.
  • The recent closing 494.35 is above 5 days and 10 days EMA, indicating stock is ready for an up move.
HDFC Life Insurance Daily Chart
HDFC Life Insurance Daily Chart


Based on our positional trading tips for equity market, HDFC Life share price target will be 520 – 530 in the next few days.


1)  It’s advisable not to enter/exit beyond the recommended range.
2)  Strictly follow the StopLoss as mentioned. Honour it.
3)  Use trailing StopLoss to retain profits.
4)  Diversify trading capital into our other technical recommendations.
5)  Risk only the money what you can afford to lose. Hedge accordingly.


The research analysis is prepared by Arijit Banerjee, CMT, CFTe. He is a veteran trader and an active investor having in-depth knowledge in financial market research, advanced technical analysis, market cycle, algorithmic trading and portfolio management. Arijit is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT) accredited by CMT Association USA, the leading global authority of Technical Analysis and has been honoured by Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) from the International Federation of Technical Analysts, USA. SEBI, the regulatory body of Indian financial market also recognizes him as a Research Analyst (INH300006582).


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