Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recommended to increase the public shareholding from the current 25 percent to 35 percent. We have come up with the list of Stocks that will be impacted by Budget move .
This move will likely to increase the liquidity in the stock market .Let us first understand what actually does it mean. You might have heard of concept of minimum public shareholding, it means that all listed companies in India need to maintain at least 35 percent (25 percent earlier) of their equity shares held by the non-promoters i.e. public. Under this rule After this budget. The promoters are asked to compulsorily sell down their stake by placing shares with institutions or issuing rights or bonus shares.
“Budget proposes to increase the public shareholding from 25 percent to 35 percent. This enforce many companies to dilute it stakes in the market by another 10 percent.
Below are the list of few stocks that will be impacted by budget Hugely :
However, the finance minister has provided some comfort for the state-owned companies as they are assured to maintain a public float of 25 percent. For private companies, Sebi will put a penalty of Rs 5,000 a day for not complying with this measure.
Stocks that will be impacted by Budget from BSE Listed Companies
There are more than 700 firms as per March quarter disclosure data on the BSE that have promoter holding of more than 65 percent .
Of the 500 companies from BSE, 167 will have to divest their stake. In the largecap space, there are companies like TCS, Hindustan Unilever, Wipro, Bharti Airtel, Coal India, HDFC Life Insurance, Vodafone Idea, DLF, ABB India and Avenue Supermarts who will have to reduce their promoter holding to 65 percent.
At the current market prices, the total quantum of sale that needs to be done by these 1,174 companies works out to about a whopping of Rs 3,87,000 crore.
Some broking firm and analyst are considering it as bad move where as others are regarding it as better move for future. Let us wait and see how SEBI will make this changes & its overall impact on india market .