Stock performance analysis of top ten Indian blue chip companies
Dr. Upasana Srivastava, Reyaz ahmad sheikh
Blue Chip is a stock recognized for features such as stable earnings, high quality, less volatility and good returns. Blue Chip Companies are very strong financially, with a solid track record of producing earnings and only a moderate amount of debt. It also has a strong name in its industry with dominant products or services. Typically, these companies are large corporations that have been in business for many years and are considered to be very stable. The present study is based on secondary data collected from published financial reports from official website of selected blue chip companies for five years from 2010-2011 to 2014-2015.The purpose of this study is to make an analysis of top ten Indian blue chip companies in terms of market capitalization, Earning per share, annual dividend paid, cash flows and Total Trailing Returns. Based on the studies, it was concluded that blue chip companies have a good track record of the above- given parameters which make them quite profitable for the investors to invest in.