ASM List – What to do in ASM list Stocks?

In Stock Market | Last Updated October 16, 2017|3 Comments

ASM List

The ASM list has created havoc in the stock market. All shares listed under ASM list are declining sharply. Investors are worried and directionless. They are wondering about what to do in ASM listed stocks? If your portfolio also contains ASM shares and you need help about decoding term ASM and precaution you should take here is complete information about ASM including ASM list.

What is ASM?

ASM is Additional Surveillance Measures. It is a new category formulated by SEBI to check market manipulation. High-risk stocks are placed under ASM list. Let’s try to understand this by example.

Graphite India is a multibagger stock. Graphite India has given exceptionally high returns to the investors in past one year. On 31st May, 2017 stock price of Graphite India was Rs.115 and on 31st May, 2018 price of Graphite India was Rs.888. This means in last one year this stock has given 672% CAGR return to the investors.

Graphite India is now placed under ASM list. Similar to Graphite India there are other multibagger stocks such as HEG, Dilip Buildcon which are placed in ASM list. You must be thinking why multibagger stocks are placed in ASM list.

The stocks that follow simple criteria such as price volume spike is put under watch. Apart from that if a stock price is not justifying fundamentals it is put under ASM list.

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ASM list is released by BSE and NSE as per SEBI’s guideline under ASM framework. The intent is to keep the Indian equity markets safe for investors and check undue volatility in stock prices.

The exchange will review these stocks on a bimonthly basis and make the changes as per ASM framework. The shortlisting of stock under the framework is only on the account of surveillance it is not a disciplinary action against the company.

How ASM affects Investors and Traders?

After getting complete understanding about ASM let’s try to understand how ASM affects stock market investors and traders.

  • Intraday trading in ASM listed stock will be very difficult. Trader dealing in such stocks have to deposit 100% margin, and these counters attract 5% circuit filter. This means stock price in such stock cannot go up or down by more than 5%. This means traders have limited profit or losses.
  • One can sell shares if it is lying in the demat account.
  • For investor it is bad news. Due to negative bias, these type of stocks are likely to fall. Existing investors profit will be negatively impacted.
  • If you are long-term investors you need not worry about such short-term fluctuation or negative news.
  • The ASM measures helps uninformed investor as it reduce speculation in the stock market.

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ASM List

Here is the list of 21 stocks along with scrip code that are placed under Long Term ASM List –

Long Term – Additional Surveillance Measure (LT-ASM)

Sr No Symbol Company Name ASM Stage
1 AGCNET AGC Networks Limited Stage I
2 AIFL Ashapura Intimates Fashion Limited Stage I
3 BKMINDST Bkm Industries Limited Stage I
4 EDL Empee Distilleries Limited Stage I
5 GAYAHWS Gayatri Highways Limited Stage I
6 IL&FSTRANS IL&FS Transportation Networks Limited Stage I
7 JPPOWER Jaiprakash Power Ventures Limited Stage I
8 MIC MIC Electronics Limited Stage I
9 NAVKARCORP Navkar Corporation Limited Stage I
10 ORTEL Ortel Communications Limited Stage II
11 PRAKASHSTL Prakash Steelage Limited Stage I
12 PUNJLLOYD Punj Lloyd Limited Stage I
13 RAJTV Raj Television Network Limited Stage I
14 SCAPDVR Stampede Capital Limited Stage I
15 SPLIL SPL Industries Limited Stage I
16 TERASOFT Tera Software Limited Stage I
17 TIJARIA Tijaria Polypipes Limited Stage I
18 VAKRANGEE Vakrangee Limited Stage I
19 VETO Veto Switchgears And Cables Limited Stage I
20 VIJIFIN Viji Finance Limited Stage I
21 VISESHINFO Visesh Infotecnics Limited Stage IV

Here is the list of 22 stocks along with scrip code that are placed under Short Term ASM List –

Short Term – Additional Surveillance Measure (ST-ASM)

Sr No Symbol Company Name ASM Stage
1 5PAISA 5Paisa Capital Limited Stage I
2 ADHUNIK Adhunik Metaliks Limited Stage I
3 ANSALAPI Ansal Properties & Infrastructure Limited Stage I
4 ANSALHSG Ansal Housing Limited Stage I
5 ASAL Automotive Stampings and Assemblies Limited Stage I
6 CHROMATIC Chromatic India Limited Stage I
7 EASUNREYRL Easun Reyrolle Limited Stage I
8 FCSSOFT FCS Software Solutions Limited Stage II
9 FLEXITUFF Flexituff Ventures International Limited Stage I
10 GRUH Gruh Finance Limited Stage I
11 GTL GTL Limited Stage I
12 GTLINFRA GTL Infrastructure Limited Stage I
13 JINDCOT Jindal Cotex Limited Stage I
14 KECL Kirloskar Electric Company Limited Stage I
15 KSERASERA KSS Limited Stage I
16 NAGREEKCAP Nagreeka Capital & Infrastructure Limited Stage I
17 NILASPACES Nila Spaces Limited Stage I
18 NITESHEST Nitesh Estates Limited Stage I
19 PALREDTEC Palred Technologies Limited Stage I
20 SMPL Splendid Metal Products Limited Stage I
21 SMSLIFE SMS Lifesciences India Limited Stage I
22 TGBHOTELS TGB Banquets And Hotels Limited Stage I

Note above list is as on 17th Jan 2019. You can find the latest list on NSE website.

What investor should do in ASM Listed Stocks?

ASM is good for the long-term investors. There can be short-term panic in ASM listed stocks but it is good for quality stocks as it eliminates speculations.

If you have ASM listed stock in your portfolio don’t get panic. Follow the steps given below.

  • Avoid Fresh entry in ASM listed stocks. Due to trading restriction stock price is likely to go down further.
  • Study fundamentals of the stock. If fundamentals of stocks are good to stay invested in the stock. If required take help of a stock market expert.
  • If fundamental of the company is bad then try to exit as early as possible.

Also Read – How to analyze the fundamentals of the company?

I hope the information given above on ASM list will be helpful to the investors.

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1 Comment

  1. Amit Pal says:

    Thanks a lot for such a nice and informative article. Thank you so much for educating us.

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