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Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 8,245.46M

Currency in INR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): BOM(532555)
Electric Utilities
Full time employees: 23,133

Business summary

NTPC Ltd. engages in the generation and sale of bulk power utilities. Its business includes providing consultancy, project management and supervision, oil and gas exploration and coal mining. The company generates power from coal, gas and liquid fuel. It undertakes consultancy and turnkey project contracts that comprise engineering, project management, construction management, and operation and maintenance of power plants. The company was founded on November 7, 1975 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

Company background

India's largest energy company, NTPC accounts for 26% of the total power generated in the country. The government has a 75% stake in NTPC. Its current capacity is over 43,000 megawatts. The company wants to boost the figure to 128,000MW by 2032 by tapping a mix of coal, gas, nuclear and renewable energy sources.

A. K. Jha, NTPC's director (Technical), took additional charge of chairman and managing director on September 1, 2015 after Arup Roy Choudhury's tenure got over. A mechanical engineering and law graduate, Jha joined NTPC in 1977 and has experience in all areas of a power project such as design and engineering, project planning and monitoring, and project construction and management.

NTPC, which is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Power, was set up by the government in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. Since then, it has established itself as the country's dominant power company, with five subsidiaries and over 20 joint ventures, including one each in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. NTPC has also diversified into consulting, power trading, training of professionals, rural electrification and coal mining.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 798,902.3M
Gross profit 177,337.7M
Operating income 143,125.6M
Income before tax 101,035.4M
Net income 101,828.1M
EBITDA 204,659.7M
Diluted EPS 12.35
Dividends per share 3.35
Total assets 2,560.47B
Total liabilities 1,673.27B
Total equity 876,159.4M
Operating cash flow 81,533M

Currency in INR

Revenue 12,202.41M
Gross profit 2,708.65M
Operating income 2,186.09M
Income before tax 1,543.21M
Net income 1,555.32M
EBITDA 3,125.96M
Diluted EPS 0.18
Dividends per share 0.05
Total assets 38,664.75M
Total liabilities 25,267.41M
Total equity 13,230.53M
Operating cash flow 1,245.33M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 10.42
ROA 4.16%
ROE 12.08%
Operating margin 17.91%
Profit margin 12.74%

Key executive

  • Chairman & Managing Director: Gurdeep Singh
  • Director & Operations Director: Kaushal Kishore Sharma
  • Director & Finance Director: Kulamani Biswal
  • Head-Research & Development: R. R. Sonde
  • Director & Technical Director: Anil Kumar Jha

Share holders

  • Government of India(69.9%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India(12.9%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(0.7%)
  • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.(0.7%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(0.5%)
  • BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Ltd.(0.5%)
  • ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Invt Port)(0.5%)
  • Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt Ltd.(0.4%)
  • HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd.(0.4%)


  • Website:
  • Address: NTPC Bhawan, SCOPE Complex, New Delhi, 110003, India
  • Phone: +91.11.24360100

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