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Year of Incorporation 1994
Website http://www.kotaksecurities.com
Phone 1800 222 299
Exchanges enabled NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL/CDSL
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Profit after Tax FY11/12 Rs 145.1 Crores
Profit after Tax FY12/13 Rs 123.8 Crores
Profit after Tax FY13/14 Rs 163.6 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 14/15 Rs 283.3 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 15/16 Rs 251.5 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 16/17 Rs 365.2 Crores
Debt FY11/12 Rs 121 Crores
Debt FY12/13 Rs 91 Crores
Debt FY13/14 Rs 69 Crores
Debt FY14/15 Rs 567 Crores
Debt FY15/16 Rs 1973 Crores
Debt FY 16/17 Rs 988.9 Crores
Profit to Equity(%) FY11/12 8.40
Profit to Equity(%) FY12/13 5.92
Profit to Equity(%) FY13/14 8.28
Profit to Equity(%) FY14/15 13
Profit to Equity(%) FY15/16 10.3
Profit to Equity(%) FY16/17 14
Balance Sheet Size FY11/12 Rs 3094 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY12/13 Rs 2980 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY13/14 Rs 3323 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY14/15 Rs 4649 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY15/16 Rs 4262 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY16/17 Rs 6564.2 Crores
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Active clients - 2013 2,23,280
Active clients - 2014 2,68,459
Active clients - 2015 2,46,945
Active clients - 2016 2,57,563
Active clients - 2017 3,42,482
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Equity 0.05% for Intraday & 0.5% for Delivery - Reduces upto 0.01/0.1 if brokerage paid upfront
Equity Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront
Equity Options Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront
Currency Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront
Currency Options Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront
Commodity 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront
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Trading & Demat Rs 750
Commodity Rs 250
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Equity 0.00325% of Turnover
Futures   0.00436% of Turnover
Options 0.0594% of Premium Turnover
Commodities   0.00436% of Turnover
AMC charge   Rs 50/Month
DP Transaction Charge   0.04% or Rs 27/debit transaction whichever is higher
Offline order placing Charge Rs 20/call after the first 20 orders every month
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Intraday 5 Days
End of Day 5 Years
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Equity Upto 15 Times for Intraday, For Delivery upto 3 times but at Interest of Rs 75/Lakh/day or @24%/annum
Equity Futures Upto 5 times Intraday
Equity Options Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday
Currency Futures Upto 2 times Intraday
Currency Options Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday
Commodity Upto 2 times Intraday
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Reviews on Kotak Securities

Pooja Mishra

21 August 2014

Kotak is a good broker, if you want to trade some stocks but are planning not to be active in market, they have good platform and convenient service. But when I started trading in Nifty Options the brokerage was very very high, I was paying 50 Rs per lot, and generally trade 5 lots of call/put, so brokerage excluding taxes use to cost Rs. 500 per trade, I thought it must be a standard everywhere, thanks to website..I see so many brokers who charge so much lesser!

Raghav Patel

27 August 2014

Hi Pooja, If you have started trading in options would recommend you to look for a fixed brokerage rate, instead of paying per lot. There was plenty of discount brokers who offer minimal brokerage and good service. Do check out our broker directory..

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NEWS ON KOTAK SECURITIES

Kotak Mahindra Bank: An efficient, successful capital allocator - Moneycontrol.com

25 April 2018

Today, many of these businesses that were started a few years back like Kotak Securities, Kotak Mahindra Capital (investment banking) and Kotak Mahindra Asset Management (mutual funds) are leaders in their respective categories. Since FY14, the bank ...and more »

Infosys Buy Calls Mount Even as TCS Enters $100 Billion Club - Bloomberg

25 April 2018

Jefferies in a post-earnings note said that the improved outlook for TCS has been factored into the share price, while Kotak Securities deemed the stock to be rich, noting its price-earnings multiple of 19 for fiscal 2020 earnings. Not surprisingly ...

Buy Cummins India; target of Rs 862: Kotak Securities - Moneycontrol.com

19 April 2018

Kotak Securities' research report on Cummins India. We expect Cummins India to be able to deliver growth at c.16.4% CAGR (against flat YY growth in FY18E) between FY18-20 given the continued momentum in industrial demand and potential benefits arising ...

Buy Nalco; target of Rs 100: Kotak Securities - Moneycontrol.com

17 April 2018

Kotak Securities is bullish on Nalco has recommended buy rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 100 in its research report dated April 16, 2018. Broker Research @moneycontrolcom. Watchlist; Portfolio; Message; Set Alert. live. bselive; nselive ...

Buy Genus Power Infrastructure; target of Rs 79: Kotak Securities - Moneycontrol.com

13 April 2018

Kotak Securities' research report on Genus Power Infrastructure. We recently met the management of Genus Power (GPIL). The management was very positive on the demand outlook for meters. Our interaction with other industry players also corroborates this ...