Which are the top largecap companies in India right now?
As per Equitymaster's Indian Stock Screener, these are the top largecap companies in India right now.
These largecap companies have been ranked as per their market capitalization. The higher the market cap, the higher the total value of the company.
Of course, there are other parameters you should take into account before forming a hard opinion on the stock valuation.
What are largecap stocks?
The market regulator defines largecap companies as those listed companies which are ranked from 1-100 in terms of market capitalization.
Because of their large size, they may not grow as fast as midcaps. But they are relatively more stable and resilient to negative macroeconomic developments.
What are the benefits of investing in largecap stocks?
Largecap stocks are the safest of the lot. Because of their large size, they may not grow as fast as small caps or midcaps. But they are relatively more stable and resilient to negative macroeconomic developments.
This keeps them in good stead over the long term and makes them reliable wealth creators.
However, investors should bear in mind that all largecap stocks are NOT wealth creators...even over the long-term.
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How much should one invest in largecap stocks?
According to us, in a scenario of ideal allocation of funds, largecap stocks should not comprise more than 60% of one's total equity portfolio.
Further, we believe that a single largecap stock should ideally not form more than 5-6% of the total portfolio.