Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s Latest Portfolio, Holdings, News – Sep 2018
Dalal Street continued to its bloody bear carnage last week with Sensex now near 37,100-mark and Nifty 50 just trying to retain 11,000-level. Reason behind the crash of Indian stock markets is on the back of huge depreciation in rupee, US-China Trade war and rising global crude oil prices. While, the intensity of decline is massive, especially on Sensex, as investors were scared and booked heavy loss and very hurry to exit from investment positions. It’s noteworthy that, the benchmark indices are not alone suffering, even ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s portfolio has received a huge dent on stock exchanges. On Wednesday, nearly Jhunjhunwala’s 65.19% portfolio tumbled on Sensex and Nifty. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, the king of Dalal Street’s favorite stocks has also beaten down very badly.
Starting with Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s highest stock holding in percentage terms, Aptech Ltd was the worst performer. It tumbled by nearly 12% with intraday low of Rs 162.9 per share which would be its all-time low. The Warren Buffett of India holds about 24.05% in the company with 9,593,840 equity shares worth Rs 163.91 crore.
After that, Edelweiss Financial Services, where Jhunjhunwala has the lowest holding of about 1.08%, plunged by 6.48% with intraday low of Rs 242.25 per share. In the company, he has about 10,000,000 equity shares which are worth Rs 246.75 crore.
Three stocks under Jhunjhunwala’s portfolio crashed by more than 5% on Bombay stock Exchange. Escorts was down by 5.16% with intraday low of Rs 721.4 per share, Firstsource Solution by 5.20% with intraday low of Rs 68.35 per share and Anant Raj below 5.53% with intraday low of Rs 46.9 per share.
Jhunjhunwala has about 8.12% or 9,957,632 equity shares of Escorts which are worth Rs 735.67 crore. While, he has about 2.90% or 20,000,000 equity shares of Firstsource worth Rs 138 crore and 3.22% or 9,500,000 equity shares of Anant Raj valued at Rs 45.36 crore.
Two stocks such as The Mandhana Retail and VIP Industries plunged by 4.12% and 4.82% with intraday low of Rs 50 per share and Rs 515.35 per share respectively. Jhunjhunwala has about 3.69% or 5,215,000 equity shares of VIP priced at Rs 272.59 crore. Whereas Mandhana Retail would be his second highest holding in percentage terms after Aptech, with 12.74% where he has 2,813,274 equity shares worth Rs 14.5 crore.
Aslo Real Estate stocks such as DB Realty down by 3.12% with intraday low of Rs 24.8 per share , JaiPrakash Associate below 3.46% with intraday low of Rs 9.46 per share and Prozone Intu Properties lower by 3.20% with intraday low of Rs 34.75 per share. In these three companies, Jhunjhunwala holds about 2.06% each worth Rs 12.57 crore, Rs 47.75 crore and Rs 11.12 crore respectively.
Apart from this in pharma sector there was also Jubilant Life Science and Lupin that tumbled by 3.94% and 2.97% with intraday low of Rs 742.70 per share and 902 per share respectively. In Jubilant, Jhunjhunwala has about 1.26% shares worth Rs 149.80 crore and in Lupin he holds 1.95% valued at Rs 800.28 crore.
This is because I have been continously keeping watch on Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s portfolio over the past several years and have seen many Indian stock market crashes and bear market which come and go.
The king of stock market Rakesh Jhunjhunwala has always escaped over the Bear attack because of his mastery in stock selection and sectoral allocation.
As far back as in August 2011, when I was closely watching that the stock market ace investor had suffered a massive loss of Rs 316 crore.
Thereafter, in March 2013, the losses zoomed to massive sum of Rs 1,000 crore.
Top Top 10 Gems In Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s Portfolio
|Stock||% of holding||YTD loss (%)||1 Month loss (%)||YTD Loss (Cr)||1 Month loss (Cr)|
|Karur Vysya Bank||4.22||29||13.1||112||41|
VIP Industries was one of his darling stocks which has surged from the price of Rs 58 to the CMP of Rs 413, posting massive gains of 500 percentage.
Other favorite stocks such as Titan, Escorts, DHFL, Lupin, CRISIL etc, each of which have given super normal returns since then.
As one can see, on an overall basis, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala has suffered a loss of nearly Rs 1300 crore, both on a Year Till Date basis as well as per monthly basis.
Ace Investor favorite ten stocks are invested in six different sectors such as Auto, Gaming/ Entertainment, Credit Rating, Consumer Discretionary/ Consumption, Banking/NBFC and Pharma.
Actually Profit and Loss is part of Stock Market and we also expect that Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Portfolio will recover once market becomes stable and start its strong upward movement.