InvestorQ : What were the most active securities in the last one year and were they the most speculative shares?
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What were the most active securities in the last one year and were they the most speculative shares?

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sara Kunju answered.
10 months ago


That is not necessary. Some of the speculative names will be there in the top active securities list but then there will be mostly blue chips that see a lot of trading interest on the F&O market and also. Check the table below to get an idea of the most active stocks for fiscal 2018-19. We have taken a longer term perspective for better view.

Rank

Name of the Security

Turnover ( crore)

% Share in Total Turnover

Market Capitalisation ( crore)

% Share in Total Market Capitalisation

1

Reliance Industries Ltd

2,39,170

3.01

8,64,122

5.79

2

Yes Bank Limited

2,19,594

2.76

63,653

0.43

3

ICICI Bank Ltd.

1,66,781

2.10

2,58,106

1.73

4

Axis Bank Limited

1,52,324

1.92

1,99,849

1.34

5

Tata Consultancy Serv Ltd

1,49,389

1.88

7,51,096

5.03

6

State Bank Of India

1,49,261

1.88

2,86,257

1.92

7

HDFC Bank Ltd

1,42,493

1.79

6,31,508

4.23

8

Infosys Limited

1,38,986

1.75

3,24,983

2.18

9

HDFC Ltd

1,33,056

1.67

3,38,283

2.27

10

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

1,31,518

1.65

2,01,564

1.35

11

Indiabulls Hsg Fin Ltd

1,12,249

1.41

36,682

0.25

12

Tata Steel Limited

1,09,403

1.38

58,697

0.39

13

Bajaj Finance Limited

1,07,874

1.36

1,74,835

1.17

14

Sun Pharmaceutical Ind Ltd

1,05,107

1.32

1,14,892

0.77

15

Dewan Housing Fin Corp Ltd

1,02,651

1.29

4,715

0.03

16

Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd

95,444

1.20

2,54,627

1.70

17

Tata Motors Limited

84,869

1.07

50,312

0.34

18

Itc Ltd

82,723

1.04

3,64,247

2.44

19

Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

80,243

1.01

1,94,306

1.30

20

Vedanta Limited

75,232

0.95

68,564

0.46

21

Indusind Bank Limited

74,830

0.94

1,07,278

0.72

22

Jet Airways (India) Ltd.

67,465

0.85

3,054

0.02

23

PC Jeweller Ltd

67,418

0.85

3,244

0.02

24

Titan Company Limited

62,665

0.79

1,01,372

0.68

25

Jubilant Foodworks Ltd

62,550

0.79

19,056

0.13

26

Ashok Leyland Ltd

61,858

0.78

26,801

0.18

27

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd

60,451

0.76

83,779

0.56

28

Tech Mahindra Limited

59,931

0.75

76,299

0.51

29

Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

59,371

0.75

3,69,466

2.47

30

Hindalco Industries Ltd

55,865

0.70

46,146

0.31

31

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

55,590

0.70

46,169

0.31

32

Punjab National Bank

54,420

0.68

36,309

0.24

33

Bank Of Baroda

53,550

0.67

34,035

0.23

34

Zee Entertainment Ent Ltd

53,086

0.67

42,789

0.29

35

Bharti Airtel Limited

52,884

0.67

1,33,153

0.89

36

Hcl Technologies Ltd

52,212

0.66

1,47,487

0.99

37

Lupin Limited

51,336

0.65

33,466

0.22

38

Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd

49,959

0.63

86,239

0.58

39

Eicher Motors Ltd

49,844

0.63

56,059

0.38

40

Aurobindo Pharma Ltd

49,131

0.62

45,950

0.31

41

Jindal Steel & Power Ltd

47,679

0.60

17,394

0.12

42

Reliance Capital Ltd

47,127

0.59

5,168

0.03

43

Jsw Steel Limited

46,329

0.58

70,837

0.47

44

Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd

45,588

0.57

43,254

0.29

45

Indian Oil Corp Ltd

45,472

0.57

1,53,310

1.03

46

Justdial Ltd.

44,496

0.56

3,907

0.03

47

Canara Bank

42,721

0.54

21,942

0.15

48

Mindtree Limited

42,651

0.54

15,510

0.10

49

Shriram Transport Fin Co.

40,513

0.51

28,982

0.19

50

Gail (India) Ltd

39,996

0.50

78,398

0.52

As you can see from the above table, a handful of the most liquid stocks are in the speculative category and this includes stocks like Dewan Housing, Yes Bank, Just Dial, Reliance Capital, Jet Airways etc but the rest of them are blue chips wherein the volume demand comes from the derivative markets and from institutional traders.