5 stocks contribute over half of Sensex's market-cap gain in 2017

Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, Maruti Suzuki India, Hindustan Unilever and Bharti Airtel are the top 5 companies that have contributed more than half of the gain in market capitalisation (market-cap) recorded by S&P BSE Sensex companies thus far in the calendar year 2017 (CY17).

The S&P BSE Sensex ended at 33,463 on Friday, and has rallied 26% or 6,836 points so far in CY17. By comparison, these 5 stocks surged between 56% and 72% during the period.

Total market-cap of Sensex companies increased by Rs 11.49-lakh crore to Rs 58.16 lakh crore. Of these gain, the 5 above-mentioned companies accounted for 63%, or Rs 7.18 lakh crore gain during the period.

With effect from today, YES Bank and IndusInd Bank have replaced Lupin and Cipla in the S&P BSE Sensex.

Company Price on BSE in Rs Market-cap in Rs crore
  12/30/2016 12/15/2017 % change 12/30/2016 12/15/2017 Gain/loss
Reliance Industries 540.05 919.90 70.3 350,340 582,619 232,279
HDFC Bank 1204.20 1873.05 55.5 307,715 484,757 177,042
Maruti Suzuki 5323.00 9164.00 72.2 160,797 276,826 116,029
Hindustan Unilever 826.30 1325.15 60.4 178,836 286,826 107,990
Bharti Airtel 305.35 518.95 70.0 122,061 207,445 85,384
SBI 249.75 312.75 25.2 193,876 269,967 76,092
HDFC 1262.45 1722.85 36.5 200,111 275,149 75,038
Kotak Mahindra Bank 719.05 1029.00 43.1 132,253 195,964 63,711
ICICI Bank 232.09 303.45 30.7 148,599 194,861 46,262
Larsen & Toubro 899.60 1203.30 33.8 125,859 168,586 42,728
Source: CapitalinePlus

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