Best Porinju Veliyath Portfolio Stocks: Investors are always on the lookout for small-cap companies which can lead to multi-bagger returns. However, analysing small caps can be overwhelming as there are too many of them.

There is one ace investor, Porinju Veliyath who has a demonstrated ability to pick wealth-creating small-cap stocks. In this article, we’ll read about such best Porinju Veliyath portfolio stocks.

Best Porinju Veliyath Portfolio Stocks

Before we rush to study the best stocks in his portfolio, let us learn a little bit about the man himself. Hailed as ‘Small Cap Czar’ by The Economic Times, Porijnu Veliyath is a prominent ace investor of India with a networth of Rs 200 crore. 

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He previously worked with Kotak Securities and Parag Parikh Securities as a floor trader, research analyst and fund manager till 1999. After that, he founded his own fund management firm: Equity Intelligence to follow the value investing style in Indian equity markets. Without further ado, let us learn more about the best stocks in his portfolio.

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Best Porinju Veliyath Portfolio Stocks #1 – Centum Electronics

Best Porinju Veliyath Portfolio Stocks - Centum Logo
ParticularsAmountParticularsAmount
CMP ₹1,520Market Cap (Cr.)₹2,001.72
EPS₹8Stock P/E196
RoE3.2%RoCE8.3%
Promoter Holding59%Dividend Yield0.6%
Debt to Equity1.3Price to Book Value9.97
Net Profit Margin0.7%Operating Profit Margin8.3%

Established in 1994, Centum Electronics is a well-diversified electronics manufacturing company with an international footprint. It provides a broad range of products and services such as design, development, manufacturing and turnkey solutions for critical applications.

Centum caters to a wide range of industries including aerospace, space, defence, communications, medical, etc. Its portfolio of services spans from electronic equipment design, embedded design, CAD, and mechanical engineering to test benching, verification & validation, CAD, and RF & Microwave.

The company is powered by more than 1,800 employees which enable it to deliver services and customers across India, Europe, and North America.

As a feather in its cap, Centum Electronics supplied over 200 mission-critical components for the recent successful Chandrayaan-3 mission launched by the ISRO. Furthermore, it had a strong order book of Rs 1542 crore at the end of June 2023 offering revenue visibility.

The company earned a net profit of Rs 9.82 crore on sales of Rs 922.97 crore. The aerospace and defence stock as a promoter holding of 59% and is currently valued at a market capitalization of Rs 2,100 crore.

This is a new addition to the Ace investors portfolio. As per the June quarter of FY24, the ace investor holds 1,30,000 shares which account for a 1% stake in this company. These shares are worth Rs.19.9 crores as of September 13, 2023.

Best Porinju Veliyath Portfolio Stocks #2 – Thejo Engineering

Thejo Engineering Logo
ParticularsAmountParticularsAmount
CMP ₹1,650Market Cap (Cr.)₹1,793.08
EPS₹30Stock P/E57
RoE19.5%RoCE25.6%
Promoter Holding54%Dividend Yield0.2%
Debt to Equity0.1Price to Book Value8.89
Net Profit Margin7.3%Operating Profit Margin12.5%

Founded in 1986, Thejo Engineering is a leading engineering company involved in the business of providing bulk material handling, mineral processing and corrosion protection solutions.

It provides a wide range of products including conveyor belt kits filtration pipes, corrosion protection putty, rubber linings, wear-resistant panels, air blasters, and more,  Thejo’s products are used across multiple industries such as mining, cement, power, metals, ports, and fertilizers. 

In addition to material handling products, the company also offers project execution, screening, conveying, filtration, and other services along with operations & maintenance services of the equipments.

The company has a widespread manufacturing base with 5 production facilities and one research & development facility. 

As a small-cap company with a market value of Rs 1,949 crore, Thejo earned a net profit of Rs 30.29 crore on sales of Rs 474.46 crore in FY23. The industrial goods stock presently trades at a high P/E of 57 and a high P/B of 8.89 respectively.

As per the March quarter of FY23, the ace investor held 1,25,550 shares which account for a 1.2% stake in this company. These shares are worth Rs.20.8 crores as of September 13, 2023. The filings for June FY23 are to be awaited.

Best Porinju Veliyath Portfolio Stocks #3 – Kokuyo Camlin

Best Porinju Veliyath Portfolio Stocks - Camlin Logo
ParticularsAmountParticularsAmount
CMP ₹146Market Cap (Cr.)₹1,472
EPS₹3Stock P/E43
RoE9.7%RoCE12.6%
Promoter Holding75%Dividend Yield0.7%
Debt to Equity0.2Price to Book Value5.24
Net Profit Margin3.2%Operating Profit Margin7.0%

Kokuyo Camlin was started in 1931. Later in 2011, the Japanese technology brand Kokuyo joined hands to form Camli Kokuyo. Since then, it has grown into a leading manufacturer and distributor of writing products, notebooks, and other stationery products.

The company markets its products such as paints, drawing materials, mediums, canvases, brushes, stationery kits, painting kits, and notebooks under the brand names ‘Camel’ and ‘Camlin’. 

Camlin operates 3 manufacturing facilities: one in Jammu and Kashmir and two in Maharashtra which help it to produce more than 324 SKUs every year. As a result, the company enjoys strong brand recognition for its products.

It earned a net profit of Rs 24.45 crore on sales of Rs 774.94 crore in FY23. The stock of the stationery products maker currently trades at a P/E of 43, giving a market capitalization of Rs 1,472 to the company.

This is another new addition to the Ace investors portfolio. As per the June quarter of FY24, the ace investor holds 10,10,100 shares which account for a 1% stake in this company. These shares are worth Rs.13.9 crores as of September 13, 2023.

Best Porinju Veliyath Portfolio Stocks #4 – Taneja Aerospace & Aviation

Taal logo
ParticularsAmountParticularsAmount
CMP ₹259.1Market Cap (Cr.)₹670.76
EPS₹5Stock P/E56..09
RoE10.1%RoCE15.0%
Promoter Holding51%Dividend Yield3.1%
Debt to Equity0.0Price to Book Value6.25
Net Profit Margin34.5%Operating Profit Margin58.6%

Part of the Pune-based Seamless Group, Taneja Aerospace & Aviation Ltd. (TAAL) was started in 1994 as the first private sector company in India to manufacture non-military aeroplanes. Since then, it has grown to establish itself as a prominent company in the aviation and aeronautical sectors of the country.

As of the present date, it provides a wide range of services including aircraft manufacturing, airfield & aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul, design & development, aircraft charter, and landing & parking.

The ace investor currently holds a 1.20% stake worth Rs 8.4 crore in the small-cap company as per the recent shareholding data available for June 2023. The present market capitalization of the company is Rs 703 crore.

However, two years ago company’s aircraft got damaged in an accident and its earnings for the aircraft charter division have been nil since then.

The aviation company earned a net profit of Rs 10.99 crore on sales of Rs 31.86 crore. The stock trades at a P/E ratio of 56.09 and a P/B ratio of 6.25 respectively.

As per the June quarter of FY24, the ace investor holds 2,90,000 shares which account for a 1.2% stake in this company. These shares are worth Rs.7.6 crores as of September 13, 2023.

Best Porinju Veliyath Portfolio Stocks #5 – Orient Bell

Orient Bell Logo
ParticularsAmountParticularsAmount
CMP ₹475Market Cap (Cr.)₹697
EPS₹10Stock P/E49
RoE7.7%RoCE10.7%
Promoter Holding65%Dividend Yield0.2%
Debt to Equity0.0Price to Book Value2.31
Net Profit Margin3.2%Operating Profit Margin6.7%

Founded 46 years ago, Orient Bell is a leading ceramics company in India with a large product portfolio of 3,000+ SKUs for ceramic, vitrified, double charge, cool tile, pavers, germ-free tiles, anti statics, big slabs and scratch-free.

Orient has a strong manufacturing presence through self-owned 3 state of the art manufacturing units and 2 production facilities through associate entities. Furthermore, through its 356 tile boutiques experience outlets and over 2,000+ business partners, the company enjoys a wide distribution network.

The small-cap stock is valued at Rs 697 crore with the present P/E of 49. It has invested Rs 76 crore towards capacity expansion to tap South & West markets. The proposed new addition is estimated to start by Q3FY24.

The company earned a net profit of Rs 23 crore on sales of Rs 700 crore in FY23. As a feather in its cap, Orient Bell is debt-free and currently trades at an attractive price-to-book value ratio of 2.31.

As per the June quarter of FY24, the ace investor holds 5,43,512 shares which account for a 3.8% stake in this company. These shares are worth Rs.25.6 crores as of September 13, 2023.

List of Best Porinju Veliyath Portfolio Stocks

The table below puts together more such stocks from Porinju Veliyath’s portfolio along with the ones covered above.

Company NameHolding Value (Cr)Market Cap (Rs Cr)Shareholding %
Centum Electronics₹21.1₹2,001.721.00%
RPSG Ventures₹29.0₹1,885.191.60%
Thejo Engineering₹21.4₹1,793.081.20%
Kokuyo Camlin₹14.9₹1,4691.00%
Shalimar Paints₹18.0₹1,1631.60%
Taneja Aerospace & Aviation₹8.4₹670.761.20%
Orient Bell₹26.4₹6923.80%
Max India₹6.9₹6871.10%
Aurum Proptech₹32.3₹6813.40%
Kaya₹14.5₹4683.00%
Priti International₹2.7₹2121.30%
Ansal Properties & Infrastructure₹1.7₹1511.10%
Kerala Ayurveda₹4.4₹1433.20%
Duroply Industries₹9.5₹1307.00%
Kovilpatti Lakshmi Roller Flour Mills₹0.9₹911.10%
Ansal Buildwell₹2.1₹603.40%
Ashok Alco-Chem₹2.2₹594.10%

Conclusion

As we conclude our study of the “best Porinju Veliyath portfolio stocks”, we can say that the ace investor has a strong skill in identifying small-cap stocks which are at the line of a turnaround or can grow fast. However, he also complements investing in risky small caps by diversifying the portfolio.

In our opinion, what risks entail investing in smaller companies? Do you follow ace investors? If yes, which are your favourite ones? How about we continue this conversation in the comments below?

Written By Vikalp Mishra

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