Experts Opinion on LIC IPO

Should ordinary investors invest in LIC IPO or not? Know what the experts say? Read full details!

India's biggest and much awaited Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) IPO finally hit the market on Wednesday 4th May 2022.

So far, the mega public issue of state-owned life insurance company LIC is getting great response from investors.

With the opening of the LIC IPO on 4th May, a large section of employees, policyholders and retail investors got subscribed.

Earlier on May 2, LIC IPO also got a great response from anchor investors. LIC raised Rs 5,627 crore from anchor investors.

According to brokerage firm ICICI Direct, its embedded value is Rs 5.396 lakh crore. Its embedded value is 1.1 times the upper level of the issue's price band.

Nirmal Bang has advised to invest in LIC IPO. It says that the valuation of LIC is much lower than its competitors in the private sector.

Ventura Securities has advised bidding for LIC IPO at the upper level of the price band. The price band of this issue has been fixed at Rs 902-949.

GEPL has given 'Subscribe' rating to the issue of LIC. He says that this IPO is very attractive. Short term investors can book it till listing.

The Government of India plans to raise Rs 21,000 crore by selling its 3.5 per cent stake through this IPO.

The Portion of LIC IPO placed for Anchor Investors on 02 May 2022 got fully subscribed on the very first day itself.