Zerodha Vs RKSV Securities Vs Kotak Securities

Zerodha Vs RKSV Securities Vs Kotak Securities


Background

Company  Year of Incorporation contact No. Exchanges enabled Demat (NSDL/CDSL)
Zerodha 2010  0120-6633205  NSE, BSE, MCX-SX & MCX CDSL
RKSV Securities  2008 – Retail operations from 2012  022-61309999  NSE, BSE & MCX  NSDL- Partnership with ILFS
Kotak Securities 1995 1800 222 299 NSE, BSE, MCX, & NCDEX NSDL & CDSL

 

Financial Health

COMPANY Profit after Tax FY11/12 Profit after Tax FY12/13 PROFIT AFTER TAX FY13/14  Profit after Tax FY 14/15
Zerodha Rs 2.3 Crores Rs 5.8 Crores Rs 10.27 Crores NA
RKSV Securities – Rs 16.17 Lakhs Rs 24 lakhs Rs 68.7 Lakhs NA
Kotak Securities Rs 145.1 Crores Rs 123.8 Crores Rs 163.6 Crores NA

 

COMPANY Debt FY11/12 Debt FY12/13 Debt FY13/14 Debt FY 14/15
Zerodha 0 0 0 NA
RKSV Securities 0 0 Rs 1.38 Crores 0
Kotak Securities Rs 121 Crores Rs 91 Crores Rs 69 Crores  NA

 

COMPANY Profit to Equity(%) FY11/12 Profit to Equity(%) FY12/13 Profit to Equity(%) FY13/14 Profit to Equity(%) FY 14/15
Zerodha 152 244 147 NA
RKSV Securities (3.48) 5.10 (13.73) NA
Kotak Securities 8.40 5.92 8.28 NA

 

COMPANY  Balance Sheet Size FY11/12  Balance Sheet Size FY12/13  Balance Sheet Size  FY13/14  Balance Sheet Size  14/15
Zerodha Rs 25.4 Crores Rs 64.5 Crores Rs 111.1 Crores NA
RKSV Securities Rs 6.2 Crores Rs 15.1 Crores Rs 27.9 Crores NA
Kotak Securities Rs 3094 Crores Rs 2980 Crores Rs 3323 Crores NA

 

Brokerage

Company Equity Equity Futures Equity Options Currency Futures Currency Options Commodity
Zerodha 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. Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.
RKSV Securities Rs 20/executed order per intraday equity, Equity delivery free Rs 20/executed order Rs 20/executed order Rs 20/executed order Rs 20/executed order Rs 20/executed order
Kotak Securities 0.05% for Intraday & 0.5% for Delivery – Reduces upto 0.01/0.1 if brokerage paid upfront 0.05% – Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront Rs 100/lot – Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront 0.05% – Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront Rs 100/lot – Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront 0.05% – Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront

 

Account Opening Costs

COMPANY Trading only Trading & Demat Commodity
Zerodha Free Free Free
RKSV Securities Rs 250 Rs 460 Rs 250
Kotak Securities Free Rs 250 Rs 250

 

Transparency & other costs

Company Equity Futures Options Commodities  AMC charge DP Transaction Charge Offline order placing Charge
Zerodha 0.00325% on Turnover 0.0021% on Contract Turnover 0.053% on Premium Turnover 0.0031% on Contract turnover Trading: 0, Demat: Rs 300/year Rs 14 per debit instruction Rs 20 per executed order
RKSV Securities 0.0035% on Turnover 0.0021% on Turnover 0.059% on Premium Turnover 0.0036% on Contract turnover Trading: 0, Rs 400/year for Demat Rs 22/debit transaction Rs 25/order placed on the phone
Kotak Securities 0.00325% of Turnover 0.00436% of Turnover 0.0594% of Premium Turnover 0.00436% of Turnover Rs 50/Month 0.04% or Rs 27/debit transaction whichever is higher Rs 20/call after the first 20 orders every month

 

Platforms

COMPANY  Software Web/HTML 5 Mobile
Zerodha yes yes no
RKSV Securities yes yes no
Kotak Securities yes  Yes  Yes

 

Charting & Reporting

Company Intraday End of Day Coding/Backtesting Online Trade Reports Online PNL Reports Online Contract Notes
Zerodha 365 days on Zerodha Pi 10 years on Zerodha Pi Yes Yes Yes yes
RKSV Securities 22 days 10 years No Yes Yes yes
Kotak Securities 5 Days 5 years no Yes  Yes  Yes

 

Margins(Leverage Provided)

Company Equity Equity Futures Equity Options Currency Futures Currency Options Commodity
Zerodha Up to 20 times for intraday, 0 for delivery Up to 7 times intraday leverage Buying no leverage, Shorting up to 7 times leverage intraday 2 times intraday leverage Buying no leverage, Shorting up to 2 times intraday leverage 2.5 times intraday leverage
RKSV Securities Up to 20 times for intraday, 0 for delivery Up to 4 times intraday leverage Buying no leverage, Shorting up to 4 times leverage intraday Upto 4 times for intraday Buying no leverage, Shorting up to 4 times intraday leverage Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.
Kotak Securities Upto 15 Times for Intraday, For Delivery upto 3 times but at Interest of Rs 75/Lakh/day or @24%/annum Upto 5 times Intraday Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday Upto 2 times Intraday Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday Upto 2 times Intraday

 

Support & Tools

Company  Research & Tips  Brokerage Calculator Margin Calculator Bracket orders & Trailing Stoploss Training & Education
Zerodha Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
RKSV Securities No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kotak Securities  Yes No  No No Yes

 

Convenience

COMPANY  3 in 1 Account Instant Fund withdrawal Relationship Managers
Zerodha No No No
RKSV Securities No No No
Kotak Securities Yes Yes  Yes