The HDFC Sec Model Portfolio has given a return of 52.50% as compared to the Nifty return of 37.87%. Several stocks such as Axis Bank, Pidilite, IndusInd Bank, etc have done very well with nearly 100% gains. Several new stocks like Cholamandalam, Gulf Oil Lubricants, Orient Cement etc have been introduced into the Portfolio. The Portfolio is nicely balanced with different sectors getting adequate weightage. A detailed explanation has been given for each stock.