Short history of Radhakishan Damani
Radhakishan Damani started his stock market career by short selling stocks that were trading at overpriced values during the Harshad Mehta scam. He was believed to be the largest investor of the HDFC Bank when it went public in 1995. He eventually left his career in the stock market to create DMart in 2000 – the company went public in 2017 and the stock price rose to incredible heights of more than 1500% in a matter of 5 years.
He is a renowned investor and taking a look at his portfolio will surely do good to any person trying to make money in the stock market.
Stocks currently held by Radhakishan Damani
The sectors that R. K. Damani has invested in includes retail, cement, cigarette, finance, brewery, utilities, hotels etc. As per Bloomberg Billionaires Index, his net worth currently stands at around $20.4 billion.
- K. Damani currently invests in stocks through Bright Star Investments Pvt. Ltd.The Radhakishan Damani portfolio consisted of the following stocks in the in September 2022:
|Name of the company||Total value of the stocks held|
|Avenue Supermarts Ltd||₹182,298.5 cr|
|VST Industries Ltd||₹1792.9 cr|
|India Cements Ltd||₹1583.6 cr|
|Trent Ltd||₹816 cr|
|Sundaram Finance Ltd||₹620.8 cr|
|United Breweries Ltd||₹556.1 cr|
|Blue Dart Express Ltd||₹238 cr|
|Metropolis Healthcare Ltd||₹95.5 cr|
|Aptech Ltd||₹42.3 cr|
|Sundaram Finance Holdings Ltd||₹38.3 cr|
|Astra Microwaves Product Ltd||₹29.3 cr|
|BF Utilities Ltd||₹18.8 cr|
|Advani Hotels and Resorts (India) Ltd||₹15.9 cr|
|Mangalam Organics Ltd||₹9.8 cr|
Note: All figures above are only temporary as share prices (and consequently, shareholding values) keep changing
Radhakishan Damani Latest Holdings
Below are the top holdings of Ace investor Radhakishan Damani as of September – 2022
|1||Avenue Supermarts Ltd.||43,74,44,720||67.5%||67.5%|
|2||India Cements Ltd||6,43,98,190||20.8%||20.8%|
|4||VST Industries Ltd.||49,93,204||32.3%||32.3%|
|5||Sundaram Finance Holdings Ltd.||41,70,434||1.9%||1.9%|
Apart from the above companies he has his holding in Advani Hotels & Resorts (India) Ltd.(4.2%), Aptech Ltd.(3%), Astra Microwave Products Ltd.(1%), Metropolis Healthcare Ltd.(1.1%), BF Utilities Ltd. (1.3%), Blue Dart Express Ltd.(1.4%), & Mangalam Organics Ltd. (2.2%).
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If you are interested in buying any of the stocks mentioned above in the Radhakishan Damani stock list, but do not know where to start, try reading up more about the stock market and open a demat account if you do not have one already.
What is the name of Radhakishan Damani’s brother?
The name of R. K. Damani’s brother is Gopikishan Damani.
What are some of the best investments of R. K. Damani?
3M India, Century Textile and Industries, VST Industries, Jubilant Foodworks, Somany Ceramics are some of the best investments by R. K. Damani.
What was the Triple-Rs in the 1990s?
‘Triple-Rs’ was the name given to a group of three investors, including Radhakishan Damni. They engaged in a conflict against Harshad Mehta in the stock market. Eventually Harshad Mehta got caught in a scam and Radhakishan Damni won the duel. He made a lot of money off short selling stocks which were big names of their time, such as ‘Videocon’, ‘Sterlite’ and ‘BPL’.
What is the business model of DMart?
DMart basically buys products in bulk and gets a discount from the producer. They then pass on this discount partly to their customers which gives them greater market share.
What does DMart stand for?
DMart stands for Damani Market, after Radhakishan Damani.
What is Radhakishan Damani net worth?
Radhakishan Damani net worth is around $21.3 billion.
Disclaimer: This blog is exclusively for educational purposes. The securities quoted are exemplary and are not recommendatory