How Rakesh Jhunjhunwala minted millions in FY22

Jhunjhunwala mints millions

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by 5paisa Research Team Last Updated: 2022-07-06T13:44:36+05:30

One of the most successful investors in the Indian stock markets, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, has an enviable portfolio that is closely tracked by retail and large investors. Some of his investments like the ones in Titan are the stuff that legends are made of. Here is a quick look at how his portfolio performed on a YoY basis in terms of absolute returns.


Key takeaways from the Rakesh Jhunjhunwala portfolio
 

1) Despite headwinds like geopolitical tensions, rising inflation, commodity costs, weak rupee, FPI selling and a likely hawkish monetary policy; the Rakesh Jhunjhunwala portfolio continued to perform exceedingly during the last fiscal year.

2) The value of his portfolio appreciated by 38% as of March 2022, compared to the Dec-21 quarter close. However, the portfolio value of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala doubled over the last year. That is 100% returns against 18.9% for the Nifty and Sensex.

3) As of 31st March 2022, the portfolio value of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala stood at Rs.33,754 crore. This was 38% above the portfolio value of Rs.24,449 crore at the end of Dec-21 and 102% above the portfolio value of Rs.16,727 crore as of the end of March 2021.
 

Check - Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Portfolio - Dec-21


4) However, this growth can be partially misleading. That is because the year saw the listing of two stocks viz. Star Health & Allied Insurance and Metro Brands and that market added up to make the current market value more attractive.

5) Among his top five holdings; his highest exposure is to Titan at Rs.11,407 crore followed by Star Health at Rs.7,483 crore. This is followed by Metro Brands at Rs.2,374 crore, Tata Motors Rs.1,732 crore and CRISIL Rs.1,321 crore. He also holds Rs.1,087 crore in Escorts.

How the top stocks of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala performed over the last 1 year and over the last 3 months? We will first look at the top-4 holdings of his portfolio, excluding Star Health & Allied Insurance and Metro Brands since they are yet to complete 1 full year of listing.
 

How the top holdings of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala performed?


Here is a quick look at the top four holdings of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and how they performed over the last 1 year and over the last 3 months?
 

Company

Name

CMP

(Mar-21)

CMP

(Dec-21)

CMP

(Mar-22)

1-Year

Returns (%)

3-month

Returns (%)

Titan Ltd

1,558.05

2,522.40

2,536.15

62.78%

0.55%

Tata Motors Ltd

301.80

482.40

433.75

43.72%

-10.08%

CRISIL Ltd

1,839.00

2,884.45

3,298.25

79.35%

14.35%

Escorts Ltd

1,287.80

1,908.70

1,690.83

31.30%

-11.41%

 

As can be seen from the above table, the top four stocks in the portfolio of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala have all given phenomenal returns in the last one year, although the performance in the last one quarter has been largely mixed. Over the last 1 year, all the four stocks have beaten the Nifty returns of 18.9% by a comfortable margin. Let us now turn to how the other key stocks in the Rakesh Jhunjhunwala performed.
 

Company

Name

CMP

(Mar-21)

CMP

(Dec-21)

CMP

(Mar-22

1-Year

Returns (%)

3-month

Returns (%)

Fortis Health

199.15

297.30

290.40

45.82%

-2.32%

Canara Bank

152.20

199.95

227.75

49.64%

13.90%

Indian Hotels

110.85

180.75

238.50

115.16%

31.95%

Nazara Tech

1,466.30

2,289.10

1,638.30

11.73%

-28.43%

Rallis India

252.80

274.00

238.05

-5.83%

-13.12%

SAIL

78.80

107.20

98.55

25.06%

-8.07%

Jubilant Pharmova

681.10

586.60

388.15

-43.01%

-33.83%

Tata Comm

1,062.80

1,464.45

1,228.60

15.60%

-16.11%

Jubilant Ingrevia

259.70

573.70

449.85

73.22%

-21.59%

NALCO

54.05

101.00

121.80

125.35%

20.59%

 

It is not just the top holdings of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala but even the other holdings that have done extremely well. In a way, many of his stock picks were in the right place at the right time.

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