Vijay Kedia born into a stockbroking business family. From childhood itself, he was aware of the stock market.
He was interested to start a business but there the as no sufficient capital. Later he joined the family business of stock broking but he was not that much interested in this broking business.
At the age of 19 he started share trading, then he thought that it is easy to make the profit, but after some successful trades, he faced a lot of losses. With some experiences, he learned that stock market investors need patience, on these timings he lost a lot of money. After huge losses, he left the share trading.
A couple of bad trades made him into losses. Once with Hindustan Motors, he faced a loss of 70000/-. At that time he didn’t have much capital, but at that time his mother told him to sell her jewellery. But before going into that situation his losses went into profit. Because of all these incidents, he decided to stop trading and started a logistics supply business. But this was also a failure, then he started trading again.
After he realised that his wealth creation is not much successful even after 10 years of trading he decided to concentrate only on investing. On that timings, there were no sources to learn on how to invest and also major investors don’t want to share their knowledge. Hence Vijay Kedia started to read magazines and newspapers. Also, he is interested in knowing the company annual reports and interviews with company CEO and managing directors.
In 1989 Kedia invested 35000 INR in Punjab Tractors and after 3-4 years later the stock becomes 4 times bigger than the buying price. At that time MR Kedia sold all stocks and bought ACC LTD at price of 300 and it became 3000 within less duration of time. After selling all of the ACC shares he bought an apartment in Mumbai and also invested in some shares with the remaining money.
After Harshat Mehta scam Mr Kedia faced big correction in his stock portfolio, according to him because of not buying stocks which had quality management he faced big correction in his shares.
But he made a decision to invest in Aegis Logistics at a price of 14 INR and sold at 500 price level which means 4000% times return. After that Mr Vijay Kedia invested in many multi-baggers like Atul Auto (Purchased at 5-10 average price) and because of his patience after 4 – 5 years the price started to grow in the upper circuit and sold Atul Auto at 500 level.
Mr Vijay Kedia’s 3 mantras are
According to him, company management is the driver for the firm, if a company have the power to grow even in a bad background of market condition. That company will have the fast growth possibilities.
Whenever the company changes its focus or if the company at its high valuation then Mr Kedia always planned on selling those shares.
He advises new investors to try to create a fixed income first and then only enter into sstock marketbecause of its volatile nature.
Currently, his net worth is more than 1000 Crores.