Ever since the pandemic has instilled a sense of financial uncertainty amongst the masses, investing in the stock market has become widespread. The participation of retail investors falling under the age group of 18-35 years is dominating the stock market.

The last two years have witnessed immense growth in new investors exploring the financial instruments. Speaking of the FY 2021-22, there are around 1.51 crore, fresh investors, in the segment. Thus, it is evident that Indians are inclining considerably towards the share market to grab wealth creation opportunities.

Top Stocks for Fruitful Returns in 2022
The top stocks refer to the companies' stocks that scale up the business or enjoy tailwinds in their particular sectors. When such companies witness impressive growth, their stock prices follow a similar path. However, one needs to assess the best stocks in the market for tapping wealth creation opportunities. Here are the potential Indian stocks that you must give a shot at in 2022!

Company Name

Targeted Price Per Share Upside Potential (Return Prospects)

Bharti Airtel

₹ 956


Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail

₹ 360


HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited

₹ 833


Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL)

₹ 2,821



₹ 900



• Bharti Airtel: The Company showed tremendous growth in financial performance during the second quarter of FY 2021-22. It was due to higher ARPU (Average Revenue per Unit) alongside significant growth of customers in the 4G subscribers segment. Bharti Airtel's combined EBITDA (Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization) rose by 6.3% quarter-on-quarter. Besides, the reported PAT (Profit after Tax) was around ₹ 1,134 crore in the second quarter. Therefore, investing in Bharti Airtel's stocks could be investors' one of the best wealth creation opportunities

• Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail: ABFRL's net debt declined considerably from ₹ 2500 to ₹ 870 crore. The stocks experienced rapid retracement of the corrective decline of 52 months in only 18 months. The share price can go up to ₹ 360 per share in the upcoming months due to 161.8% of outward retracement of a significant decline in 2020.

• HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited: During the second quarter of FY 2021-22, the company's new business was recorded at ₹ 6,596 crores, with a rise of 12.3% year-on-year. The consolidated collection went up to 14.2% year on year. After the deal with Exide Life Insurance, HDFC is all set to relish tailwinds.

•Hindustan Unilever Limited: Company hiked its combined top-line in the 2nd quarter of FY 2021-22 by 11.4% because of volume and pricing growth of 4% and 75, respectively. EBITDA of HUL increased by 10.3% alongside a surge of 10.5% in PAT (Profit after Tax). Thus HUL is a viable option for the investors assessing wealth creation opportunities.

• ICICI Bank: The bank's PAT (Profit after Tax) was 30% year-on-year during the second quarter of FY 2021-22. There was an increase in the loan growth by 17% with margin extension and lesser NPA provisioning. Further, the NII (Net Interest Income) and NIM (Net Interest Margin) of the bank boosted by 24.8% and 11bps, respectively. Stocks of ICICI bank can be amongst one of the top wealth creation opportunities in the stock market.

Everyone is establishing a strong-footed position in the market, from fin-tech to IT companies and consumer goods to banking giants. Therefore, the Indian stock market will be full of wealth creation opportunities. The stocks mentioned above are in the limelight due to the remarkable growth of respective companies. As an investor, assess the best available stock options and go for those with higher tailwind prospects!