Strong returns at the beginning of the year
Shriram Asset Management has become the first stock to return 100 percent or more to investors since the beginning of 2023. The company’s shares were priced at Rs 110.15 on January 1, which touched a level of Rs 231.90 on Monday. Thus, since January 1 till date, it has returned around 110.53% to its investors.
How much return to investors?
That is, if an investor had invested Rs 1 lakh in this stock on the first trading day of 2023 and had not sold the share now, the value of his Rs 1 lakh would have increased by 110% to Rs 2.10 lakh.
What is the reason for the boom in shares?
After the board approved the appointment of Karthik Jain as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company, the shares are trading on a bullish note. Meanwhile, the appointment of Karthik Jain will give new direction to its brand’s customer strategy and improve business efficiency, the company said. Prior to Sriram joining AMC, Karthik Jain was Head of Product, Platform and DigiBank at DBS Bank India. Apart from this, he is also working as CMO of HDFC Bank and Head of Marketing and E-Channel Team of ICICI Lombard General Insurance.
Shriram AMC, a part of the Shriram Group, trades under the name Shriram Mutual Fund. The company manages assets of around Rs 2.25 lakh crore. In August 2022, the company reshuffled its business after selling its 23 percent stake to American firm Mission1 Investments.
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