Top 5 Large-cap gainers and losers this week

Top 5 Large-cap gainers and losers this week!

by 5paisa Research Team Last Updated: Dec 13, 2022 - 06:07 pm 27.6k Views
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List of top 5 gainers and losers this week in the Large-cap space.

Markets have been pretty volatile this week, while a 1% change has become a new normal. The IT sector continues to get hammered, but surprisingly auto sector is gaining momentum. In the previous week, it was the least impacted index and has outperformed others this week as well. The declines have been significant as the top blue chips have neared 52-week lows. In the period from Friday i.e., May 13 to May 19, the blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index’s growth was flat from 15,808 to 15,809.40. Similarly, the S&P BSE Sensex was down by 0.26% from 52,930 to 52,792.

Among the sectoral indices, S&P BSE Auto (+4.5%) and S&P BSE IPO (+4.49%) were the top performers in the previous 5 trading sessions, whereas the S&P Teck (-4.26%) and S&P BSE IT (-3.68%) were among those most impacted.

Let us have a look at the top gainers and losers in the large-cap space during this period.

Top 5 Gainers 

Return (%) 

Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd. 


Adani Power Ltd. 


PI Industries Ltd. 


FSN E-Commerce Ventures Ltd. 


Avenue Supermarts Ltd. 



Top 5 Losers 

Return (%) 

Lupin Ltd. 


Tech Mahindra Ltd


Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. 


Aurobindo Pharma Ltd


Tube Investments of India Ltd. 



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Ruchi Soya Industries:

Shares of Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd were buzzing on the bourses this week. The scrip rose 19.57% in the past 5 trading sessions, closing at Rs 1,168.45 on Thursday, and was among the top gainers among the Large Caps during this period. The upside was witnessed on the back of the company acquiring Patanjali Ayurved’s food business for a sum of Rs 690 crore. After the regulatory approvals, the company’s name will be changed to Patanjali Foods Ltd. Right after the announcement, the stock jumped 10%. This acquisition is aimed to strengthen company’s position in FMCG sectors. The products offered will include ghee, honey, spices, juices, flour and others totalling to 21 products.

Adani Power Ltd:

Shares of this electric utility company Adani Power Ltd were among the large caps stocks that rallied the most this week, rising 16.67% to close at Rs 297.10 on Thursday. Adani Power Limited (APL), a part of the diversified Adani Group, is the largest private thermal power producer in India. In Q4FY22, revenue grew by 66.28% YoY to Rs 10597.78 crore. PBIDT excluding other income was reported at Rs 5232.07 crore, up by 224.1 YoY. PAT was reported at Rs 4645.47 crore, up by 35280.58% from Rs 13.13 crore in the same quarter for the previous fiscal year.

PI Industries:

PI Industries Ltd was among the top performers in the large caps this week and was up by 12.11% in the last 5 trading sessions, closing at Rs 2,669.65 on Thursday. The bull rally was backed by strong Q4 results. In Q4FY22, revenue grew by 16.55% YoY to Rs 1395.2 crore from Rs 1197.1 crore in Q4FY21. On a sequential basis, the top-line was up by 2.87 per cent. PBIDT (Ex OI) was reported at Rs 305 crore, up by 34.12% in YoY period and the corresponding margin was reported at 21.86%, expanding by 286 basis points YoY. The company was able to check material costs through an efficient inventory cycle. PAT was reported at Rs 203.8 crore, up by 13.29% YoY.

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