I have compiled a list of top stock investor Twitter handles in India based on their followers.
I have started following them to learn from the stock investment. I will update the list based on my personal experience in the upcoming days.
Top Stock Investors in India on Twitter
#1. Porinju Veliyath (@porinju)
|Twitter followers||1.2 Million|
Porinju Veliyath is the founder of the portfolio management company Equity Intelligence India Private Ltd.
Porinju started his career as a floor trader in Kotak securities in 1990 and in 1994 he joined Parag Parikh Securities as a fund manager and research analyst.
In 1999, he started his own investment company Equity Intelligence India Private Ltd.
He’s famous for investing in lesser-known companies with great potential, that’s the reason he is called the Small Cap Czar.
Porinju’s investing approach has produced awe-inspiring investment returns over many years. But Porinju also faced a down phase in his investing.
His investments suffered heavy losses during 2018-2019 but he bounced back and his PMS delivered around 153% return to the investors in FY21.
Investing tips from Porinju Veliyath
- Invest in high-quality businesses to derive maximum portfolio value
- Learn how to time the market well
- Invest in companies with transparent business practices
- Diversify your portfolio to minimize risk
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#2. Samir Arora (@Iamsamirarora)
Samir Arora is a veteran investor and founder of Helios Capital fund house, Mumbai.
Earlier, he worked at Alliance Capital Management in Singapore as a Head of Asian Emerging Markets covering 9 markets.
Regarding Samir Arora’s education, he did graduation in engineering from IIT, New Delhi in 1983 and then became a gold medalist in MBA from the IIM, Kolkata in 1985. He completed Masters in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1992.
He has an investing experience of 29 years with a huge net worth of Rs. 8000 crores that he has grown by investing in US and Indian stock markets.
Investing tips from Samir Arora
- Be flexible in a changing market
- Buy stocks where you have high conviction through research
- Your holding period should be forever
- Invest in companies with good management
#3. D.Muthukrishnan (@dmuthuk)
D. Muthukrishnan is a value investor, certified financial planner (CFP) and founder of Wise Wealth Advisors. Wise Wealth Advisors is a financial advisory and wealth management company.
Muthukrishnan got attracted to stock investment during his college days. After college, he joined a stockbroking company on Madras Stock Exchange (MSE) as an accountant which allowed him to understand stock investing deeply.
But when National Stock Exchange started, he lost his job as many small broking houses had to shut their businesses at that time.
He got a job in the BPO sector which was emerging at that time. He was earning well but he was suffering from health issues because of odd job timings and regular travel. He finally left the job to follow his passion in 2007.
He started the financial advisory company Wise Wealth Advisors to help people build their wealth.
Investing tips from D.Muthukrishnan
Muthu always guides new investors not to stay out of stocks but to embrace them. He has a simple investment strategy.
- Buy quality stocks and hold them for 10+ years
- Try not to overpay
- Keep track
- Sell rarely
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#4. Deepak Shenoy (@deepakshenoy)
Deepak is the CEO and Founder of Capitalmind. Deepak is also a SEBI registered Research Analyst with over 20 years of experience in investing and the stock market.
He has accumulated a net worth of Rs. 800 crores from his sound investment strategies.
He is frequently featured on CNBC-TV18 and ET Now. He also writes on value investing and current stock market scenarios in Mint.
He has also written a personal finance book for beginners – “Money Wise: Timeless Lessons on Building Wealth”.
Investing tips from Deepak Shenoy
- Keep a 10-month Emergency fund before investing
- Invest in debt funds for smaller goals (1 to 3 years) like kids’ education
- Try to diversify your equity investments with Indian and US stocks
- Understand business first rather than investing based on star ratings
#5. Basant Maheshwari (@BMTheEquityDesk)
Basant Maheshwari runs an investing firm Basant Maheswari Wealth Advisers LLP. and is also an author of the popular value investing book “Thoughtful Investor”.
Basant was born in a Marwadi business family in Kolkata. In childhood, Basant used to visit the exchange with his uncle who was a broker at the Calcutta Stock Exchange.
That exposure made him curious about the stock market from childhood.
When in college, he made some friends who were deeply into stocks. Basant & his friends used to miss classes to check the stock markets.
After completing his studies, he joined the family business and his father gave him a monthly salary, which he used to invest in stocks on the 1st of every month.
In the 2000 crash, he lost all his investments. He was accidentally introduced to the ‘One Up on Wall Street’ book. This book became an eye-opener for him in terms of stock selection. After that, reading about investing became a regular chore for Basant.
He returned to the stock market in 2001 better prepared and never look back.
Investing tips from Basant Maheshwari
- Buy stocks with a return on equity (above 30%) that pay regular dividends.
- Invest in companies with high sales growth that is 25-30% sales growth for 5-6 years is less likely to be loss-making propositions.
- Never buy a stock which is not a sector leader.
- Buy stocks that are trading at a market price/face value of more than 100.
- Companies with debt can also be good if the debt growth is significantly lesser than sales growth.
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#6. Mukul Agrawal (@themukulagrawal)
Famous as Mukul sir on Twitter, Mukul Agrawal is a seasoned stock investor popular for his aggressive investment approach. He picks small-cap stocks with the capability to return multifold. His net worth is above 2000 crores.
He started investing in the stock market in the late 1990s. He is currently the director of Param Capital Research Pvt. Ltd and is also associated with 2 other companies – Permanent Technologies Pvt. Ltd, and Mahavir Prasad Nevatia Education Institution.
Mukul is also a two times TED-Ex speaker and he emphasizes learning before earning in his speeches.
Investing tips from Mukul Agrawal
- Be consistent
- Always invest after proper analysis
- Learn from mistakes and keep a record of your growth
- Stay disciplined and calm
- Don’t sell in panic
#7. Vivek Investor (@Vivek_Investor)
Vivek is another value investor who is popular for low-risk investing and sharing stock market jargon in simple language.
Vivek focuses on value, growth and moat investing. His tweets help investors stay grounded in what is important.
His investing style is highly influenced by one and only Warren Buffett. He also follows Peter Lynch and Benjamin Graham to up his investing game.
Investing tips from Vivek Investor
- Start investing early
- Invest for the long term
- Diversify your portfolio but not too much
- Invest in dividend-paying stocks
- Look for less volatile stocks
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#8. Mohnish Pabrai (@MohnishPabrai)
Mohnish Pabrai, born in Mumbai in 1964, is an Indian-American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He has done multiple business ventures that he sold for millions of dollars. Finally, he started an Investment fund house (hedge fund) known as Pabrai Investment Funds.
Pabrai admits that his investment style is highly inspired by Warren Buffett. Pabrai came in limelight in 2007 when he spent $650,100 for a charity lunch with Warren Buffett.
Mohnish has written a couple of books and one of his books is very popular among investors – The Dhandho Investor: The Low-Risk Value Method to High Returns.
This book explains Mohnish’s investment philosophy and guides how to pick high-return investments without risking your money.
Investing tips from Mohnish Pabrai
- Take investing as serious as a business. It requires hard work, study, research, and patience to grow.
- Invest in a stable industry with lower chances of rapid changes.
- Have patience. You don’t make money when you buy or sell stocks. You make money by waiting.
#9. Vishal Khandelwal (@safalniveshak)
Vishal Khandelwal is the founder of one of India’s famous financial education blogs SafalNiveshak.
Vishal’s interest in stocks developed during his MBA in 2001. He got his first job as a stock analyst in 2003. His job lasted for 8 years until he quit the job to go full-time for his blog.
He started his blog with a vision to teach people how to invest in stocks. He has 19 years of experience in the stock market which makes him a profound stock investing teacher.
Investing tips from SafalNiveshak
- High quality + simple businesses only
- Rarely buy, very very very rarely sell
- Portfolio of <15 stocks + <3 MFs
- Deeply go through annual reports
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#10. Madhusudan Kela (@MadhusudanKela)
Madhusudan Kela is an Indian businessman and investor from Chhattisgarh. He was the chief investment strategist at Reliance Capital until he started his financial services firm MK Ventures in 2017.
He is also the Founder & Trustee of Plaksha University, a technology and research university based in Punjab.
Madhusudan has a net worth of 282.0 Cr in his present shareholdings.
Investing tips from Madhusudan Kela
- Never ignore risk
- Don’t let a bull run fool you thinking stock markets are easy money
- Buy and forget
- Always look for value rather than big names
This is the list of top stock investors on Twitter in India. if you feel that I may have missed some awesome blogs, please let me know and I will add them to the list.