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Best Performing India Stocks of 2020

Updated Feb 14, 2020
India, the land of ancient history and modern adaptability, has had a promising history for investors. India remains the shining star among the BRIC nations group, and has managed to emerge as the front-runner among the developing countries with strongest set of GDP growth figures over the last decade. Along with opening the Indian markets for global businesses in the early 1990s, the Indian government also faciliatated rapid global expansion for India-based businesses to expand overseas. Along with IT, the Indian companies have now made large acquisitions in the fields of automobiles, pharma, retail, metals and infrastructure.
A large number of Indian companies have listed their shares on the leading U.S. stock exchanges, which allows global investors an easy and convenient opportunity to invest in the India-based companies and benefit from the rise in stock price, if any.

While Mexican companies do provide a good opportunity to diversify an investor's portfolio, one can also explore the best performing stocks of other growing economies (including a few BRIC economies) which are as follows:
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Among the various India sector companies whose stocks are listed on stock exchanges, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of India stocks?
This article provides a list of India stocks which have generated top returns in the year 2020 so far till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual India stocks between the end of the previous year and Feb 14, 2020, and the top 10 return generating India stocks are listed below.
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Top India Stocks With Highest Returns

The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader India sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) MakeMyTrip Limited (MMYT) 2) Yatra Online, Inc. (YTRA) 3) WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) 4) Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd (RDY) 5) Azure Power Global Limited (AZRE)
 6) Infosys Limited (INFY) 7) Wipro Limited (WIT) 8) ICICI Bank Limited (IBN) 9) Sify Technologies Limited (SIFY) 10) HDFC Bank Limited (HDB)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 12 India stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top India ETFs.

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Performance of Top India Stocks

Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:

MakeMyTrip

MakeMyTrip Limited, incorporated on April 28, 2000, is an online travel company in India. The Companys services and products include air ticketing, hotels, packages, rail tickets, bus tickets, car hire ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The India-based MakeMyTrip Limited (MMYT) belongs to the Consumer Services sector and is categorized as a Transportation Services company. The stock of MakeMyTrip ended the previous year at a price of $22.9 per share. As of Feb 14, 2020, the stock price has reached $28.37 apiece, which indicates a change of 23.89 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the India for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $2.38 billion. It has now changed to $2.94 billion as of writing.

Yatra Online

Yatra Online, Inc. is an India-based consumer travel platform and online travel agent. The Company?ÇÖs segments include Air Ticketing, Hotels and Packages, and Others. Through Internet and mobile-based platform and ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The India-based Consumer Services sector company Yatra Online, Inc. (YTRA) holds the two spot among the best performing stocks of the India sector. Classified as the Transportation Services business, the stock price of Yatra Online ended the previous year at a price of $3.15 per share while it reached the level of $3.79 apiece as of Feb 14, 2020 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 20.32%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $172.89 million.

WNS Holdings

WNS (Holdings) Limited, incorporated on February 18, 2002, is a global provider of business process management (BPM) services. The Company offers data, voice, analytical and business transformation services. The Companys ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The India-headquartered company WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) is ranked number three among the best performing stocks of India of 2020. The Miscellaneous sector business falls under the Business Services industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of WNS Holdings has changed by 13.62 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $66.15 per share and year-to-date closing price of $75.16 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $3.28 billion to $3.74 billion during the same period. Along with India, the company is also in the business of Miscellaneous, Business Services, Industrials, among other usual products and services.

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

Dr. Reddys Laboratories Limited, incorporated on February 24, 1984, is a pharmaceutical company that is engaged in providing medicines. The Company operates in three segments: Global Generics, Pharmaceutical Services and ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number four in the coveted list is held by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd (RDY) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in India, the Health Care sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Major Pharmaceuticals. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories has so far gained 12 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $40.58 per share and year-to-date price of $45.45 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $6.71 billion to $7.87 billion.

Azure Power Global

Azure Power Global Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, construction, ownership, operation, maintenance, and management of solar power plants in India. It generates sol ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2020, Azure Power Global Limited (AZRE) was successful in generating YTD returns of 8.9 percentage which helped it gain the number five spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2020 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the India-based Azure Power Global closed at a price of $12.58 per share, while it traded at a price of $13.7 per share as of Feb 14, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $599.26 million to $669.22 million during the same period YTD. The company is classified under the Public Utilities industry sector and further specialized as a Electric Utilities sector business.

Infosys

Infosys Limited, incorporated on July 2, 1981, is engaged in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, provides business information technology (IT) services comprising application ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Infosys Limited (INFY) has moved by 6.1 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number six among the top performing stocks. The Technology sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $10.32 apiece to the price of $10.95 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Feb 14, 2020. The smart run of the India-based EDP Services sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $43.5 billion to $45.96 billion over the same duration.

Wipro

Wipro Limited (Wipro), incorporated on December 29, 1945, is a global information technology (IT) services provider. It operates through two segments: IT Services and IT Products. The Companys IT Services ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number seven in the list of top stocks stands Wipro Limited (WIT), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $3.75 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $3.8 per share as of Feb 14, 2020. It translates to a change of 1.33 percentage. The India-headquartered Technology sector company also saw its market value change from $19.83 billion to $19.39 billion.

ICICI Bank

ICICI Bank Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial services in India and internationally. It operates through Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, Treasury, Other Banking ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
ICICI Bank (IBN) generated percentage returns of 0 percent during the 2020 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $15.09 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $15.09 per share as of Feb 14, 2020. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $49.09 billion to $48.26 billion during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Finance speciality business with further classification in the Commercial Banks sub-category. Based in India, the YTD performance of the India sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes.

Sify

Sify Technologies Limited (Sify), incorporated on December 12, 1995, is an integrated information and communications technology (ICT) solutions and services company. The Company offers end-to-end solutions with a range of ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Based on the market-cap change from $220.35 million to $214.97 million during the given months of the year 2020 and the share price change from $1.23 per share to a price of $1.2 per share as of Feb 14, 2020, Sify Technologies Limited (SIFY) was successful in generating YTD returns of -2.44 percentage. Standing at the number nine rank in the top performing list of India stocks, the India-based Sify is categorized as the Computer Software-Programming and Data Processing sub-sector business which falls under the larger Technology sector.

HDFC Bank

HDFC Bank Limited provides a range of banking and financial services to individuals and businesses in India, Bahrain, Hong Kong, and Dubai. The company operates in Treasury, Retail Banking, Wholesale ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The number ten spot in the list of top performing stocks of the India sector is taken by HDFC Bank Limited (HDB). The company's stock price changed from $63.37 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $58.74 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of -7.31 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the India-based Finance sector company was from $98.3 billion to $93.66 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the India sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes.
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