Which are the top midcap companies in India right now?
As per Equitymaster's Indian Stock Screener, these are the top midcap companies in India right now -
- #1 VARUN BEVERAGES
- #2 HINDUSTAN AERO.
- #3 BHARAT ELECTRONICS
- #4 BAJAJ HOLDINGS & INVESTMENT
- #5 TATA CONSUMER
These midcap 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 midcap stocks?
As per the market regulator, companies that rank from 101 to 250 in terms of market capitalisation are known as midcap companies.
Investing in midcap stocks may offer investors the best of both worlds. They're big enough to be considered institutional investments, but small enough that you don't need a lot of money to own them.
What are the benefits of investing in midcap stocks?
Midcap stocks carry a higher potential for growth as compared to large caps. They can be a great way to access niche business models.
Many midcaps used to be smallcaps at one point in time but have grown steadily over the years on the back of good financials and growth.
Midcap companies also tend to be more receptive to change especially in terms of technology. With rapid growth, they could eventually acquire the scale necessary to make them big bluechips.
How much should one invest in midcap stocks?
According to us, in a scenario of ideal allocation of funds, mid cap stocks should not comprise more than 30% of one's total equity portfolio.
Further, we believe that a single mid cap stock should ideally not form more than 5-6% of the total portfolio.
Please note that this allocation will vary from person to person. For something that works best for you, we recommend you talk to your investment advisor.