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Kotak Securities
Samco
Samco

Background

Year of Incorporation 1994 2008
Website http://www.kotaksecurities.com http://www.samco.in
Phone 1800 222 299 022-22227777
Exchanges enabled NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX NSE, BSE, MCX,
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL/CDSL CDSL
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Financial Health

Equity & Commodity Consolidated

Look for Brokerages with higher profit, low debt, higher Profit to Equity Ratio   which will indicate the profitability based on capital deployed, and atleast Rs 50 crores Balance sheet size. If a broker is in financial trouble, it will first start showing up on his balance sheet, watch out for the brokerages with and

Profit after Tax FY11/12 Rs 145.1 Crores Rs 8.17 Lakhs
Profit after Tax FY12/13 Rs 123.8 Crores Rs 10.64 Lakhs
Profit after Tax FY13/14 Rs 163.6 Crores Rs 5.88 Lakhs
Profit after Tax FY 14/15 Rs 283.3 Crores Rs 13.5 Lakhs
Profit after Tax FY 15/16
Debt FY11/12 Rs 121 Crores 0
Debt FY12/13 Rs 91 Crores 0
Debt FY13/14 Rs 69 Crores 0
Debt FY14/15 Rs 567 Crores 0
Debt FY15/16
Profit to Equity(%) FY11/12 8.40 24
Profit to Equity(%) FY12/13 5.92 2.4
Profit to Equity(%) FY13/14 8.28 1.26
Profit to Equity(%) FY14/15 13 1
Profit to Equity(%) FY15/16
Balance Sheet Size FY11/12 Rs 3094 Crores Rs 4.58 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY12/13 Rs 2980 Crores Rs 7.97 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY13/14 Rs 3323 Crores Rs 15.2 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY14/15 Rs 4649 Crores Rs 23 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY15/16
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Online Presence
Online Presence

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Active clients

Active clients data source: NSE, as on end of every calendar year. Active client is one who has traded atleast once a year. Brokers whose active clients are trending up, would mean happy clients and hence better to trade with.

Active clients - 2013 2,23,280 NA
Active clients - 2014 2,68,459 NA
Active clients - 2015 2,46,945 8,256
Active clients - 2016 2,57,563 16,380
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Brokerage

Equity 0.05% for Intraday & 0.5% for Delivery - Reduces upto 0.01/0.1 if brokerage paid upfront Rs 20/executed order or 0.02%(intraday) or 0.2%(delivery) whichever is lower
Equity Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront Rs 20/executed order or 0.02% whichever is lower
Equity Options Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront Rs 20/executed order or 0.02% whichever is lower
Currency Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront Rs 20/executed order or 0.02% whichever is lower
Currency Options Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront Rs 20/executed order or 0.02% whichever is lower
Commodity 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront Rs 20/executed order or 0.02% whichever is lower
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Account Opening Costs

Trading only NA Rs 200
Trading & Demat Rs 750 Rs 600
Commodity Rs 250 Rs 200
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Transparency & other costs

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Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.00325% on Turnover
Futures 0.00436% of Turnover   0.0021% on Contract Turnover
Options 0.0594% of Premium Turnover 0.053% on Premium Turnover
Commodities 0.00436% of Turnover   0.0031% on Contract turnover
AMC charge Rs 50/Month   Trading: 0, Demat: Rs 300
DP Transaction Charge 0.04% or Rs 27/debit transaction whichever is higher   Rs 25 or 0.02% whichever is higher
Offline order placing Charge Rs 20/call after the first 20 orders every month Rs 20 per executed order
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Platforms

Software
Web/HTML 5
Mobile
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Charting

Intraday 5 Days 5 days on NEST
End of Day 5 Years 5 years on NEST
Coding/Backtesting
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Reporting

Online Trade Reports
Online PNL Reports
Online Contract Notes
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Margins

Leverage Provided

Equity Upto 15 Times for Intraday, For Delivery upto 3 times but at Interest of Rs 75/Lakh/day or @24%/annum Upto 15 times for Intraday, No leverage for delivery
Equity Futures Upto 5 times Intraday Upto 2.5 times for intraday
Equity Options Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday Buying no leverage, Shorting upto 2.5 times for intraday
Currency Futures Upto 2 times Intraday Upto 2.5 times for intraday
Currency Options Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday Buying no leverage, Shorting upto 2.5 times for intraday
Commodity Upto 2 times Intraday Upto 2 times for intraday
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Support & Tools

Research & Tips
Brokerage Calculator
Margin Calculator
Bracket orders & Trailing Stoploss
Training & Education
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Convenience

3 in 1 Account
Instant Fund withdrawal
Relationship Managers
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