Nifty 50 is benchmark index of Indian stock market, it is barometer of economy. Nifty 50 is comprising of 50 large cap stock which is said to be blue chip stocks. As part of 15th anniversary celebration Moneycontrol.com brought performance of Nifty 50 over past 15 years.
15th years back on November 9th 1999, Nifty was trading at 1364 points and today it is closed on 8389 almost six time more. In 15 years Nifty gave 511 % absolute return and 12.83% of annualized return. It is quite revealing from tracking nifty performance that certain stock had outperformed in 15 years while others are under performer.
Let’s consider that you have invested 1,000 Rs/- in every stock of Nifty 15 years back.
- Amount invested in each stock of Nifty 50 – Rs.1,000
- Total Investment – Rs.50, 000
- 50,000 investment in 19999 – Grown to Rs.5,22,000 in 2014
So, money growth from fifty thousand to 5 lac in just 15 years.
Nifty 50 Performance -15 years
Above stock returns have been calculated after adjusting for stock splits and bonuses but do not include dividends.
Top 3 Stocks of Nifty – 15 Years
ICICI Bank gave absolute return of 4869% over 15 years. If Rs.1,000 is invested in ICICI Bank before 15 years it would have been grown to Rs 49,696.
HDFC Bank gave absolute return of 4836% over 15 years. If Rs.1,000 is invested in HDFC Bank before 15 years it would have been grown to Rs 49,366.
HDFC gave absolute return of 4065% over 15 years. If Rs.1,000 is invested in HDFC before 15 years it would have been grown to Rs 41,657.
All Top performer are from Finance industry.
Bottom 3 Stocks of Nifty -15 Years
TVS Motor gave absolute return of -63% over 15 years. If Rs.1,000 is invested in TVS before 15 years it would have become Rs 364.
MTNL gave absolute return of -82% over 15 years. If Rs.1,000 is invested in MTNL before 15 years it would have become Rs 179.
NIIT gave absolute return of -82% over 15 years. If Rs.1,000 is invested in NIIT before 15 years it would have become Rs 178.
It is also interesting to notice that nifty witnessed major change and many stocks are no longer part of index today.
Long Term Investment
One should invest money from long term prospective. Money invested in good stock with long term prospective always gives better return.
Small investment also helps you to become wealthy. Invest small amount in blue chip stock via SIP.
Selection of Stock Matters
You should select stocks carefully. Blue chip stocks are likely to give more return but before making any investment you should carryout due diligence and study.
What is your Take on above?