Track where the Big Players are investing in the market: There are many investors who keep an eagle-eye on where the big players are investing in the market their stock portfolio. It makes complete sense to track where the big players are investing in the market as these players have already proved their expertise in stock picking through their success in the share market and created huge wealth for themselves. Moreover, a common investor cannot match the mastery, opportunity, resources, and expertise available to these investors.
Therefore, a retail investor can avail the maximum benefit of their expertise by keeping an eye on where the big players are investing in the market.
NOTE: Tracking the portfolio of successful investors is a good idea. However, investing blindly in the stocks where these big players are investing, might get you in trouble. Please do a proper study of the stocks before investing. After all, even these big players are humans and are capable of making mistakes. (Also read: Is Copycat Investing Hurting Your Portfolio?)
How to track where the big players are investing in the market?
There are a few ways by which you can track the investments of big players of the stock market in any share. Let’s discuss those ways.
1. Check the block/bulk deals list
This list of the block and bulk deals are publicly disclosed on NSE/BSE website daily. Investors can check the block and bulk deals to track where the big players are investing in the market.
In a block deal, either the minimum number of 5 lakh shares or an investment amount of Rs 5 crores should be executed. On the other hand, a bulk deal happens when the total quantity of shares bought or sold is greater than 0.5% of the total number of shares of a listed company. Read more here.
You can use this list to find the names of the big players in any stock. Here’s the link for the bulk/block deal on BSE website: Bulk Deals / Block Deals
(Source: Bulk Deals / Block Deals)
2. Check the shareholding pattern of the companies
Every company discloses the names of those investors who are holding 1% or greater of the total number of shares. You can check the shareholding pattern to find the name of big players in any stock. You can find the shareholding pattern of a company on the company’s website, NSE/BSE website or financial websites like money control, investing, etc.
For example, here’s the publicly available shareholding pattern for TITAN COMPANY. We all know who holds a large chunk of this stock (RAKESH JHUNJHUNWALA)!!
3. Track Portfolio using financial aggregator websites
There are many financial websites that track the latest portfolio of these big players. For example TRENDLYNE- Superstar Large Shareholder Portfolios. You can follow these financial websites to get the names of the big players in any stock.
Similarly, you can also use the Stockedge mobile app or website to find out the portfolio of big investors in the market. Here’s the link to Stockedge web.
Here are links to the portfolio of a few of the most successful investors in the Indian stock market:
- Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Latest Stock Portfolio
- Porinju Veliyath Stock Portfolio and Success Story
- Top 10 stocks in Dolly Khanna Portfolio
That’s all for this article. Using these simple strategies, any common investor can track where the big players are investing in the market. I hope this post is useful to the readers. If you’ve any questions, feel free to comment below. I’m eager to help. Till next time. Happy Investing.
Hi, I am Kritesh (Tweet me here), an NSE Certified Equity Fundamental Analyst and an electrical engineer (NIT Warangal) by qualification. I have a passion for stocks and have spent my last 4+ years learning, investing and educating people about stock market investing. And so, I am delighted to share my learnings with you. #HappyInvesting