Zerodha Vs RKSV Securities Vs ICICI Direct

Zerodha Vs RKSV Securities Vs ICICI Direct


Background

Company Year of Incorporationcontact No.Exchanges enabledDemat (NSDL/CDSL)
Zerodha2010 0120-6633205 NSE, BSE, MCX-SX & MCXCDSL
RKSV Securities 2008 – Retail operations from 2012 022-61309999 NSE, BSE & MCX NSDL- Partnership with ILFS
ICICI Direct2000022-28307700NSE & BSENSDL & CDSL

 

Financial Health

COMPANYProfit after Tax FY11/12Profit after Tax FY12/13PROFIT AFTER TAX FY13/14 Profit after Tax FY 14/15
ZerodhaRs 2.3 CroresRs 5.8 CroresRs 10.27 CroresNA
RKSV Securities– Rs 16.17 LakhsRs 24 lakhsRs 68.7 LakhsNA
ICICI DirectRs 77.1 CroresRs 68.2 CroresRs 74.9 CroresNA

 

COMPANYDebt FY11/12Debt FY12/13Debt FY13/14Debt FY 14/15
Zerodha000NA
RKSV Securities00Rs 1.38 Crores0
ICICI DirectRs 209 CroresRs 219 CroresRs 317 CroresNA

 

COMPANYProfit to Equity(%) FY11/12Profit to Equity(%) FY12/13Profit to Equity(%) FY13/14Profit to Equity(%) FY 14/15
Zerodha152244147NA
RKSV Securities(3.48)5.10(13.73)NA
ICICI Direct322127.07NA

 

COMPANY Balance Sheet Size FY11/12 Balance Sheet Size FY12/13 Balance Sheet Size  FY13/14 Balance Sheet Size  14/15
ZerodhaRs 25.4 CroresRs 64.5 CroresRs 111.1 CroresNA
RKSV SecuritiesRs 6.2 CroresRs 15.1 CroresRs 27.9 CroresNA
ICICI DirectRs 948 CroresRs 908 CroresRs 1620 CroresNA

 

Brokerage

CompanyEquityEquity FuturesEquity OptionsCurrency FuturesCurrency OptionsCommodity
ZerodhaFreedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.
RKSV SecuritiesRs 20/executed order per intraday equity, Equity delivery freeRs 20/executed orderRs 20/executed orderRs 20/executed orderRs 20/executed orderRs 20/executed order
ICICI DirectEquity Intraday 0.05% & Delivery 0.25%- Negotiable0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- NegotiableRs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side – NegotiableRs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – NegotiableNA

 

Account Opening Costs

COMPANYTrading onlyTrading & DematCommodity
ZerodhaFreeFreeFree
RKSV SecuritiesRs 250Rs 460Rs 250
ICICI DirectNARs 975 for 3 in 1 AccountNA

 

Transparency & other costs

CompanyEquityFuturesOptionsCommodities AMC chargeDP Transaction ChargeOffline order placing Charge
Zerodha0.00325% on Turnover0.0021% on Contract Turnover0.053% on Premium Turnover0.0031% on Contract turnoverTrading: 0, Demat: Rs 300/yearRs 14 per debit instructionRs 20 per executed order
RKSV Securities0.0035% on Turnover0.0021% on Turnover0.059% on Premium Turnover0.0036% on Contract turnoverTrading: 0, Rs 400/year for DematRs 22/debit transactionRs 25/order placed on the phone
ICICI Direct0.00325% of Turnover0.0019% of Turnover0.05% of TurnoverNARs 450/YearRs 25/Transaction or 0.05% whichever higher0

 

Platforms

COMPANY SoftwareWeb/HTML 5Mobile
Zerodhayesyesno
RKSV Securitiesyesyesno
ICICI Direct Yes Yes Yes

 

Charting & Reporting

CompanyIntradayEnd of DayCoding/BacktestingOnline Trade ReportsOnline PNL ReportsOnline Contract Notes
Zerodha365 days on Zerodha Pi10 years on Zerodha PiYesYesYesyes
RKSV Securities22 days10 yearsNoYesYesyes
ICICI Direct20 Days10 yearsNoYes YesYes

 

Margins(Leverage Provided)

CompanyEquityEquity FuturesEquity OptionsCurrency FuturesCurrency OptionsCommodity
ZerodhaUp to 20 times for intraday, 0 for deliveryUp to 7 times intraday leverageBuying no leverage, Shorting up to 7 times leverage intraday2 times intraday leverageBuying no leverage, Shorting up to 2 times intraday leverage2.5 times intraday leverage
RKSV SecuritiesUp to 20 times for intraday, 0 for deliveryUp to 4 times intraday leverageBuying no leverage, Shorting up to 4 times leverage intradayUpto 4 times for intradayBuying no leverage, Shorting up to 4 times intraday leverageFreedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.
ICICI DirectIntraday upto 25 times & Delivery upto 5 times for interestUpto 4 times for intradayNot for buying but upto 2 times for shortingNANANA

 

Support & Tools

Company Research & Tips Brokerage CalculatorMargin CalculatorBracket orders & Trailing StoplossTraining & Education
ZerodhaYesYesYesYesYes
RKSV SecuritiesNoYesYesYesYes
ICICI Direct YesNoNoNo Yes

 

Convenience

COMPANY 3 in 1 AccountInstant Fund withdrawalRelationship Managers
ZerodhaNoNoNo
RKSV SecuritiesNoNoNo
ICICI Direct Yes Yes Yes