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:|
|Top 5 Stocks (comparison of stocks having market capitalization of more than Rs 5000 crores):|
|PetroNet LNG Ltd||125||160||28.00|
|Gujrat Mineral Development Corp||140||165||17.86|
|Bottom 5 Stocks (comparison of stocks having market capitalization of more than Rs 5000 crores):|
|Top Dividend Yielding Stocks:|
|Last Price||Latest Dividend %||Dividend Yield at these prices|
|52 week high||52 week low||Current|
Also, look at some of the other investment options for 2012.