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One Year Of Modi Government: 5 Large Cap Stocks That Have Given Over 50% Returns


To get more than 50 per cent returns from a large cap stocks in one year is certainly phenomenal. But, the euphoria surrounding Modi's coronation as Prime Minister has seen many stocks rallying and the indices gaining ground.


One Year Of Modi Government: 5 Large Cap Stocks That Have Given Over 50% Returns
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries: Quotes, News
BSE 702.65BSE Quote5.2 (-0.74%)
NSE 702.85NSE Quote5.25 (-0.75%)
Lupin: Quotes, News
BSE 1210.75BSE Quote13.15 (1.09%)
NSE 1212.25NSE Quote14.9 (1.23%)
What is very interesting though that most of these stocks have nothing to do with the policy push that the Narendra Modi government can give them.

One can understand an infrastructure company like L&T rallying 50% on hopes that the government would provide an infrastructure push. But, out of the 5 stocks we have analysed, four are from the pharma sector, not much push the government can give the sector. Here go the list of stocks that have given more than 50 per cent returns.

1) Lupin Labs

On May 25, 2014, Lupin Lab closed at Rs 909 on the National Stock Exchange. A year later the stock is quoting at Rs 1775. As we write the stock is likely to find its place in the Sensex. The stock has given a returns of almost 95 per cent in the last one year. The stock is a pharma company and like all other pharma stocks has seen a stupendous rally in the last one year.

2) Cipla

Like Lupin, Cipla too has given solid returns. The stock which was trading at Rs 360 on May 25 has now rallied to Rs 659.10 on May 25, a return of almost 73%. Investors continue to be optimistic on the pharma sector, though the weightage of most of these stocks in the Nifty and Sensex is not very high. Most of the stocks in the sector are highly valued.

3) Sun Pharma

This is the 3rd pharma stocks that find its way into the highest returns among large cap stocks. The share price which was trading at Rs 590 on May 25, 2014, has closed at Rs 1001, on May 25, 2015. Everything has happened in Sun Pharma from the takeover of Ranbaxy Laboratories to sale of stake by Daiichi.

Share Price on May 25, 2014 Price on May 25, 2015
Lupin Rs 909 Rs 1775
Cipla Rs 360 Rs 659.10
Sun Pharma Rs 590 Rs 1001
Maruti Rs 2340 Rs 3700
Dr Reddy's Rs 2301 Rs 3584

4) Maruti Suzuki

For a change we do not have a pharma stock. Maruti has rallied from Rs 2340 on May 25, 2014 to Rs 3700 on May 25, 2015. Robust demand for vehicles and lower raw material costs have helped boost sales at the company. Analysts see more upside in the stock in the coming months.

5) Dr Reddy's Labs

Dr Reddy's Labs has rallied from Rs 2301 on May 25, 2014 to the current levels of Rs 3584. Investors continue to chase pharma stocks despite that high valuations. How far these stocks would go is difficult to tell.

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