Best Long Term Stocks from Nifty 500

Last Updated on Dec 12, 2023 by Harshit Singh

Long term stocks are fundamentally strong stocks that are ideal for investors looking to stay invested for a longer period to benefit from the consistent growth of the stock. It is suitable for risk-averse investors, as these stocks have good financial books and promising future projections. Based on the 5-yr average net profit margin, we have curated lists of best long term stocks from the Nifty 500.

Best large-cap stocks for long term

Stock Name Sub-Sector Market Cap (Rs. in cr.) Close Price (Rs.) 5Y Avg Return on Equity (%) 5Y Historical Revenue Growth (%) 5Y Historical EPS Growth (%) 1Y Forward EPS Growth (%) 5Y CAGR (%) PE Ratio (%)
Varun Beverages Ltd Soft Drinks 1,43,465.81 1,104.25 18.42 26.88 46.53 36.21 58.64 95.81
Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Ltd Consumer Finance 98,671.30 1,175.20 18.68 18.71 22.49 23.42 37.64 37.03
Titan Company Ltd Precious Metals, Jewellery & Watches 3,22,310.77 3,630.50 23.76 20.33 23.49 15.69 31.22 99.17
Bajaj Finance Ltd Consumer Finance 4,50,321.09 7,292.75 19.28 26.55 33.76 25.65 24.62 39.13

Note: The data in the above table is from 12th December 2023. The stocks are filtered using Tickertape Stock Screener using the following parameters:

  • Stock Universe – Nifty 500
  • Market Cap – Large-cap
  • 5Y Average Return on Equity – High
  • 5Y Historical Revenue Growth – Set the limit to 15 to High 
  • 5Y Historical EPS Growth – High
  • 1Y Forward EPS Growth: Set the limit to 10 to High
  • 5Y CAGR – Set the limit to 17.5 to high (Sorted from highest to lowest)

Best mid-cap stocks for long term

Stock Name Sub-Sector Market Cap (Rs. in cr.) Close Price (Rs.) 5Y Avg Return on Equity (%) 5Y Historical Revenue Growth (%) 5Y Historical EPS Growth (%) 1Y Forward EPS Growth (%) 5Y CAGR (%) PE Ratio (%)
Jindal Stainless Ltd Iron & Steel 44,811.31 544.20 17.45 25.08 32.06 18.66 76.14 21.19
Dixon Technologies (India) Ltd Home Electronics & Appliances 38,116.86 6,372.65 22.74 33.79 63.51 60.77 75.15 149.17
APL Apollo Tubes Ltd Building Products – Pipes 45,507.82 1,639.85 22.07 24.86 29.49 31.73 66.33 70.90
Persistent Systems Ltd Software Services 49,219.06 6,527.05 19.01 21.71 24.44 21.60 60.65 53.44
Solar Industries India Ltd Commodity Chemicals 59,770.49 6,605.20 23.04 29.25 27.98 30.26 45.42 78.94
Ratnamani Metals and Tubes Ltd Building Products – Pipes 25,000.77 3,566.85 17.56 20.16 27.45 29.07 43.56 48.98
Coforge Ltd IT Services & Consulting 36,143.49 5,864.75 21.50 21.66 20.04 31.57 39.56 52.09
PI Industries Ltd Diversified Chemicals 58,692.59 3,869.45 17.97 23.29 24.85 25.77 36.18 47.74
Astral Ltd Building Products – Pipes 52,398.38 1,950.60 19.55 20.04 24.22 58.64 33.19 114.76
Angel One Ltd Investment Banking & Brokerage 25,008.12 2,979.15 31.71 30.96 48.13 21.63 23.49 28.10

Note: The data in the above table is from 12th December 2023. The stocks are filtered using Tickertape Stock Screener using the following parameters:


  • Stock Universe – Nifty 500
  • Market Cap – Mid-cap
  • 5Y Average Return on Equity – High
  • 5Y Historical Revenue Growth – Set the limit to 15 to High 
  • 5Y Historical EPS Growth – High
  • 1Y Forward EPS Growth: Set the limit to 10 to High
  • 5Y CAGR – Set the limit to 17.5 to high (Sorted from highest to lowest)

Best small-cap stocks for long term

Stock Name Sub-Sector Market Cap (Rs. in cr.) Close Price (Rs.) 5Y Avg Return on Equity (%) 5Y Historical Revenue Growth (%) 5Y Historical EPS Growth (%) 1Y Forward EPS Growth (%) 5Y CAGR (%) PE Ratio (%)
Tanla Platforms Ltd Software Services 12,306.03 915.40 19.69 33.53 80.35 36.39 99.59 27.49
J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd Pharmaceuticals 22,636.45 1,460.00 19.33 16.93 26.39 38.69 58.32 55.23
Central Depository Services (India) Ltd Stock Exchanges & Ratings 19,762.00 1,891.10 21.73 22.44 21.74 34.06 53.87 71.61
GMM Pfaudler Ltd Industrial Machinery 6,742.23 1,499.70 19.64 50.73 50.46 38.31 33.15 40.46

Note: The data in the above table is from 12th December 2023. The stocks are filtered using Tickertape Stock Screener using the following parameters:

  • Stock Universe – Nifty 500
  • Market Cap – Small-cap
  • 5Y Average Return on Equity – High
  • 5Y Historical Revenue Growth – Set the limit to 15 to High 
  • 5Y Historical EPS Growth – High
  • 1Y Forward EPS Growth: Set the limit to 10 to High
  • 5Y CAGR – Set the limit to 17.5 to high (Sorted from highest to lowest)

Factors to consider while selecting stocks for long-term investment

Before deciding on which long-term stock to invest in, here are a few things to keep in mind – 

  • Do your due diligence on the financials, like – the balance sheet, income statement, etc., to identify financially sound companies.
  • Explore stocks that align with your risk appetite. 
  • Invest in a business that you follow and understand. 
  • Check for the ‘Analyst Buy Reco‘ as it represents buy recommendations from an Analyst aligned with Tickertape. To get this information, go to your desired stock page, and click on ‘Forecast’. There you will get the percentages of Analyst buy recommendations. For instance, here’s an analyst buy reco of Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • Conduct a peer comparison to evaluate the company’s performance against its competitor.

In addition to evaluating the stocks on the above parameters, you can also evaluate profitability, valuation, technical indicators and many more with the pro version of Tickertape. Explore today!


FAQ

Which long-term stocks to buy?

Fundamentally strong stocks are quoted as the ‘shares to buy for the long term.’ These stocks are financially stable and are suitable for investors looking to invest in low-risk stocks.

Which are the best stocks for the next 5 years?

The definition of ‘best stocks for the next 5 years’ aligns with your financial goal. While blue chip stocks offer stability and consistent returns, and small-cap stocks offer volatility and the chance to make hefty returns. Depending on your financial goal, you can select the stocks.

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