The year 2021 has been one of the most dramatic ones coming across due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But if one looks towards the Indian stock market it almost looks unfazed. Despite the multiple roadblocks several stocks have made it to the multi-bagger category of 2021.
In this article, we take a look at the Best Performing Stocks of 2021. Keep Reading to find out!
Best Performing Stocks of 2021
Here we have listed the top stocks that have offered mind-boggling returns after sorting them across Large Cap, Mid Cap, and Small Cap categories.
Top Large Cap Stocks 2021
1. Tata Tele (+2495.60%)
One of the most surprising stocks in this category today has a market cap of Rs. 34,973 cr. thanks to its meteoric rise. A year ago in December, the stock traded at Rs. 7.85, today it trades at Rs. 206.35.
Tata Teleservice is a leading player in connectivity and communications solutions focusing on transforming itself into a digital transformation partner for small and medium-sized businesses. The company provides services like connectivity, cloud, IoT, security, and other marketing solutions.
Tata Teleservices Ltd. in contrast to its stock price performance this year used to be a debt-laden company. This resulted in the merger of the Consumer Mobile Businesses of Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL) and Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd (TTML) into Bharti Airtel Ltd and Bharti Hexacom Ltd. Despite not making profits the company has narrowed its losses and also improved its revenues. In addition to this, the company also garners attention from the Tata brand name.
2. Adani Total Gas (+356.60%)
Adani Total Gas is one of the first in 2001 and now the leading players in City Gas Distribution (CGD) networks and supplies Piped Natural Gas (PNG) to Industrial, Commercial, Domestic (residential) customers. In addition to this, the company also supplies Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for use in the transport sector.
Adani group of companies have had a bright year so far almost tripling the groups’ valuation this year with Adani Total Gas outshining stocks the group. The company also has positive prospects as natural gas accounts for 6% of India’s energy mix and the government wants to increase this to 15-25% by 2030. In addition to this, the company is also pursuing other opportunities in PNG, biomass, and hydrogen.
3. JSW Energy (+351.11%)
JSW Energy is engaged in various areas of power like electricity generation, transmission and trading. The company is one of India’s top private power-producing companies. The company has grown across the country in the last few years and also holds a stake in natural resource companies in South Africa.
The stock traded at Rs. 66.80 when the year started and has given 355.09% returns to rise to Rs. 304 this year.
In addition, here is the list of the complete list of other top performing large-cap stocks of 2021:
Top Mid Cap Stocks 2021
1. Brightcom Group (+2656.02%)
Headquartered in Hyderabad, The Brightcom Group is a digital marketing company with offices around the world. The stock has rise began after Shankar Sharma the vice-chairman & joint managing director at First Global bought a stake in the company. The company also acquired the digital marketing firm Mediamint for Rs. 566 crores.
“MediaMint will enable us to build more robust solutions and bring them to our customers faster. Additionally, we see the potential for strong organic growth in MediaMint’s backend services business as well,” Suresh Reddy, chairman of the Brightcom Group, said. “They have built an excellent operation that can scale easily due to their high-quality systems. The acquisition will immediately and meaningfully add to our earnings,” he added.
2. National Standard (+1915.19)
A subsidiary of Ananthnath Constructions and Farms Pvt. Ltd., National Standard is engaged in Real estate development. The company’s projects in Thane are almost fully sold out. In addition, the company also has taken up a project called Lodha Grandezzawhich comprises twin 18-storey residential towers. The company also recently appointed a new CEO i.e. Mr. Darshan Multani in 2020.
The stock has risen from Rs. 465 at the beginning of the year and has increased 1,822.01% so far to Rs. 8937.35.
3. RattanIndia Enterprises (+618.52%)
RattanIndia Enterprises is one of the most futuristic companies in the Indian stock market. The company is engaged in producing electric motorcycles through Revolt Motors and also produced drone systems through its wholly-owned subsidiary NeoSky India Ltd.
The surge in demand for electric bikes and the push is given by the government towards EV adoption are working in favor of the stock.
Small Cap Stocks in India
1. Proseed India / Equippp Social Impact Technologies (+19427%)
Equippp Social operates a collaborative platform. This platform brings together entities like NGOs, corporates, and also individuals allowing them to collaborate on socially relevant projects. The company was earlier named Proseed India and engaged in the seed business. Here the company failed to generate any revenue.
After its insolvency, the company changed its name and adopted a new business model. A year ago the shares of the company were trading at only Rs. 0.35.
2. Simplex Papers Ltd (+6033%)
Simplex Papers Ltd is engaged in the wholesale of paper. Its products in this segment include writing paper, bond paper, copier paper, ledger paper, newsprint paper, and printing paper. The company is currently benefiting from the center’s plans to promote domestic paper instead of importing paper
3. Flomic Global Logistics (+2700.89%)
The logistics company was earlier called Flomic Freight Services before it completed amalgamation with Flomic Freight Services in November last year. The company is also eyeing to expand in tier 2 and tier 3 cities in India.
In Closing on Best Performing Stocks of 2021
Taking a look at this list we find many surprising stocks that have turned out to be multi-baggers. These come for various capital-intensive sectors in the large-cap category with several new age and even more surprising real estate companies in the mid-cap.
However among asset classes that gave the most return this year the Small Cap category clearly tops the list offering 58.96% returns. This is followed by Mid Cap and large-cap asset classes offering 37.02% and 21.26% returns on average.
That’s all for this post on Best Performing Stocks of 2021. Also, let us know which stock gave you the most returns in the comments below. Happy Investing and a Happy New Year!
Aron, Bachelors in Commerce from Mangalore University, entered the world of Equity research to explore his interests in financial markets. Outside of work, you can catch him binging on a show, supporting RCB, and dreaming of visiting Kasol soon. He also believes that eating kid’s ice-cream is the best way to teach them taxes.