BSE Largecap

As on 06 Feb 2023 11:02

BSE Largecap Performance

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  • Low 6726.59
  • High 6777.28
  • Open6,777.24
  • Previous Close6,782.72
  • Dividend Yeild1.37%
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S&P BSE Large Cap

The S&P BSE large-cap embodies the top 70% of the total market cap of the S&P BSE AllCap. The index is representative of the large-cap segment in the Indian stock market. In market capitalization, large-cap stocks are called first-class stocks. 

They can be described as well-established companies with a vast market share in the stock market. Large-cap companies are usually known as market leaders because they are stable and rule over the industry. The market capitalization of the well-established companies is around Rs 20,000 crore and more. 

Apart from operating for decades, these companies are also known to keep it all together during times of recession. The top 100 companies in the stock market fall under the large-cap category due to their profitable track record. 

S&P BSE Large Cap Scrip Selection Criteria

The eligibility criteria that must be fulfilled to qualify under the S&P BSE large cap are as follows:

● An impact cost of 1% or lower for six months before the selection

● Rank among the top 1200 average in terms of daily total market capitalization

● A turnover ratio of more than or equal to 5%

● A trading frequency higher than or equal to 80% for six months before the selection

● An average daily market capitalization of greater than or equal to INR 1.5 billion

● An annualized traded value higher than or equal to INR 0.5 billion

Furthermore, the trading frequency and impact cost of the constituents are also viewed regularly. When a constituent has a trading frequency of less than 80% and an average impact cost greater than 1%, it is eliminated from the index on the opening of a Monday after the third Friday of March, June, September, or December. 

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How will the partnership between BSE and S&P Dow Jones benefit Indian and international investors?

S&P Dow Jones and BSE started a strategic partnership to evaluate, disseminate, and monitor the BSE indices. Due to the strong knowledge of BSE about the Indian market and the interests of Indian investors, the partnership will offer Indian investors with solutions required to make well-informed investment decisions. Additionally, investors all over the world will receive crucial views about the direction and health of the global financial market through various iconic indices. 

What is the method of computing S&P BSE SENSEX?

S&P BSE SENSEX is computed with the help of the free-float market capitalization strategy. According to this method, the level of index at all times signifies a free float market value of 30 component stocks according to the base period. The market capitalization of any company is calculated by multiplying the price of the stock by the number of shares issued by the company. When the market capitalization is further multiplied by the free-float factor, you get the free-float market capitalization. 

How frequently is the S&P BSE SENSEX calculation done?

When the market is open, the prices of the Index Securities at which trades are executed are used by the trading computer to evaluate the S&P BSE SENSEX every second. It is constantly updated on all trading workstations linked to the BSE trading computer in real-time. The trading computer also shows the high, low, and opening prices throughout the day. But the closing prices are evaluated using a spreadsheet to maintain theoretical consistency.

Is investing in S&P BSE Large Cap constituents risky?

The S&P BSE Large Cap constituents are usually less risky than the small-cap and mid-cap constituents. They have a strong market presence along with a proven record of profitable growth. 

Do S&P BSE Large Cap constituents have high liquidity?

Yes, the S&P BSE Large Cap constituents have high liquidity since they are actively traded on the Indian stock exchanges. Since these companies are market leaders, they are preferred by investors.