|Project Title:||Application of Value Investment Philosophy in the Nepalese Stock Market|
|Author:||Mr. Shreyansh Joshi|
|Advisor:||Dr. Chanatip Suksa|
|Degree:||Bachelor of Business Administration (International Program)|
|Major:||Finance and Banking|
|Semester / Academic year:||2/2021|
Joshi, Shreyansh. (2021). Application of value investment philosophy in the Nepalese Stock Market. (Cooperative Education). Bangkok: Siam University.
This cooperative education report primarily focuses on how Khanal Pradhanang Investment Services (KPIS), an investment and portfolio management firm, analyzes stocks to invest in using the principles of Value Investment. This is an account of four months long internship at the firm. Business analysis is at the heart of Value Investing. One cannot deduce the value of a company without properly understanding the fundamentals of the business. While analyzing a company, it is imperative to know the type of assets it owns, the value of these assets and the degree of uncertainty about this value (Farooq & Thyagarajan, 2015). In these few months of cooperative education, the concept of Value Investment was studied in detail and practiced in real life. The major objective of this cooperative education was to learn the basics of value investment and perform it real time in real world. Major duty performed as an intern in this company was carrying out fundamental analysis of stocks. Under this analysis, in-depth qualitative factors such as quality of the management and competitive advantages of the company were studied and on the other hand, in quantitative analysis financial statement analysis was done in order to arrive at an investment decision. I have learned to analyze businesses in great detail and perform valuations and invest following the principles of Value Investment i.e. buy stocks below their actual value. I have been able to justify that this style of investment works just about anywhere in the world because the fundamentals of investment activities remains the same around the globe.
Keywords: Value Investing, Portfolio Management, Fundamental analysis, Stock Market
Application of Value Investment philosophy in the Nepalese Stock Market
Faculty of Business Administration, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand