NHPC Technical Analysis #79: Buy | Target Rs 24 | Arijit Banerjee

Buy Range21.8 – 22.5
Target24 – 24.2
Duration15 – 20 Trading Sessions
Potential Return^7 – 8%
CMP#IdeaBuy RangeTargetStopLoss*DurationPotential Return^
22.35BUY21.8 – 22.524 – 24.221.515 – 20 Trading Sessions7 – 8%

# CMP on Aug 07, 2019
* Maintain recommended StopLoss by daily closing basis.
   Once 1st target hit, reset StopLoss at 23.
^ The returns are calculated based on CMP#


NHPC is an Indian Electric company controlled by Indian Government. The company generates electricity through hydro, wind and solar power operations. The company also offers consultancy services such as investigation, planning, commissioning, engineering, construction, operation and maintenance and other associated works.

Stock Data
Sectoral IndexNifty Infra
52W High27.5
52W Low20.85
Face Value10
Relative Performance_NHPC vs Nifty Infrastructure


  • The stock price has been moving in a larger sideways range in the last one year and was showing lack of strength to give a directional breakout during this period.
  • Presently, the stock price has placed near the lower end of a sideways range which acts as multiple supports over the last 12 months.
NHPC Weekly Chart
NHPC Weekly Chart


  • Attached daily chart shows, the recent breakout on the price front indicates conclusion of the downtrend phase.
  • A daily momentum indicator Stochastic is just out from deep oversold zone (20) indicating positive breath in the stock.
NHPC Daily Chart
NHPC Daily Chart


Based on our short term tips for share trading, NHPC share price target will be 24 – 24.2 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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