Monday, December 19, 2011

Performance of Stock Market in 2011

Stock Market took a beating in 2011 - the BSE Sensex down by almost 25%. This compared to NASDAQ which was down only 5% and FTSE which was down close to 9% since the beginning of 2011. Very few stocks managed to give a return in double digits, whereas there were quite a few stocks which yielded losses of over 50%. We did some comparison on various parameters which reflects the overall performance of the stock markets.

Comparison of indices across India, US and UK:
3-Jan-11 18-Jan-11 % Profit/Loss
BSE (India) 20621 15491 -24.88
NASDAQ (US) 2691 2555 -5.05
FTSE (UK) 5900 5387 -8.69
Top 5 Stocks (comparison of stocks having market capitalization of more than Rs 5000 crores):
3-Jan-11 18-Jan-11 % Profit/Loss
CRISIL 610 890 45.90
PetroNet LNG Ltd 125 160 28.00
Hindustan Unilever 313 392 25.24
Idea 69 84 21.74
Gujrat Mineral Development Corp 140 165 17.86
Bottom 5 Stocks (comparison of stocks having market capitalization of more than Rs 5000 crores):
3-Jan-11 18-Jan-11 % Profit/Loss
Unitech 68 20 -70.59
Essar Oil 141 48 -65.96
Reliance Capital 687 247 -64.05
Crompton Greaves 312 119 -61.86
JSW Energy 100 39 -61.00
Top Dividend Yielding Stocks:
Last Price Latest Dividend %         Dividend Yield at these prices
52 week high 52 week low Current
Eon Electric 34 100 10 32 30
RSWM 65 150 8 23 23
HOV Services 36 80 6 23 23
Kanoria Chem 26 100 8 21 19
HCL Info 44 400 6 19 18

Also, look at some of the other investment options for 2012.


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