Here is the historical PE-Ratio of Bank Nifty. This time there is a hockey stick growth in the banking index which is up by 10.42% during the month of March 2019 alone. In fact, touched the magical round number levels of 30,000 during intraday on 22nd March.
March 2019 Price Action was kind of maniac. It is like oneway drive towards heaven. And that one way drive ended on 22nd of March 2019.
NIFTY Bank Index comprises of the most liquid and 12 large Indian Banking stocks from the Banking sector. Surprisingly top 3 constituents namely HDFCBANK, ICICIBANK & KOTAK Bank alone contributes to 67% of the weightage.
Current PE Ratio stands at 60 which is exponential by any means and at historically at the extreme levels. A high P/E suggests that investors are expecting higher earnings growth in the future and on the other side it also means kind of overbought levels from the investing timeframe perspective.
Just 3 private sector banks have an approximate weightage of around 67% in bank nifty.
Bank Nifty Top Stocks – 1 Year Performance
So, What do you think? What could possibly go wrong this time? Is it different this time?