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  • 158.20 INR
  • +1.25
  • +0.80%
  • India
    Aug 14, 2018
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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.

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.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 INRUSD
Gross Profit225,151.20M3,492.55M
Operating income149,605.30M2,320.68M
Income before tax125,292.70M1,943.54M
Net income105,015M1,628.99M
Diluted EPS12.790.19
Dividends Per Share----
Total Assets2,743.68B42,066.99M
Total liabilities1,698.56B26,042.99M
Total equity1,035.63B15,878.68M
Operating cash flow----
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 782,260.10M 800,348.90M 714,876.90M 803,732.90M 880,833.10M
Gross Profit 168,778.10M 138,970.10M 145,364.80M 167,757.80M 225,151.20M
Operating income 150,789M 113,824.20M 123,751.30M 148,521.60M 149,605.30M
Income before tax 144,857.60M 104,562.10M 106,179.20M 137,605.50M 125,292.70M
Net income 114,036.10M 99,863.40M 108,011.50M 107,196.40M 105,015M
EBITDA 198,488.90M 169,470.30M 175,946.70M 208,628M 224,204.60M
Diluted EPS 13.83 12.11 13.10 13 12.79
Dividends Per Share 5.75 2.50 3.35 4.78 --
Total Assets 2,113.89B 2,324.58B 2,383.78B 2,586.35B 2,743.68B
Total liabilities 1,245.95B 1,504.48B 1,469.27B 1,602.43B 1,698.56B
Total equity 855,458.30M 808,841.80M 902,067.90M 968,053.40M 1,035.63B
Operating cash flow 121,205.30M 95,160.20M 79,941.10M 129,168.50M --
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 12,943.98M 13,089.69M 10,919.01M 11,985.80M 13,663.51M
Gross Profit 2,792.75M 2,272.85M 2,220.29M 2,501.71M 3,492.55M
Operating income 2,495.09M 1,861.59M 1,890.17M 2,214.85M 2,320.68M
Income before tax 2,396.94M 1,710.11M 1,621.77M 2,052.06M 1,943.54M
Net income 1,886.94M 1,633.26M 1,649.76M 1,598.58M 1,628.99M
EBITDA 3,284.37M 2,771.68M 2,687.40M 3,111.20M 3,477.87M
Diluted EPS 0.22 0.19 0.20 0.19 0.19
Dividends Per Share 0.09 0.04 0.05 0.07 --
Total Assets 35,395.25M 37,144.99M 35,996.57M 39,829.94M 42,066.99M
Total liabilities 20,862.40M 24,040.43M 22,186.88M 24,677.59M 26,042.99M
Total equity 14,323.88M 12,924.66M 13,621.77M 14,908.03M 15,878.68M
Operating cash flow 2,005.57M 1,556.34M 1,221.01M 1,926.24M --

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin16.98%
Profit margin11.92%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Managing Director: Gurdeep Singh
  • Operations Director: Prakash Tiwari
  • Finance Director: K. Sreekant
  • Head-Research & Development: R. R. Sonde
  • Technical Director: Prasant Kumar Mohapatra


  • Government of India (61.7%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India (11.6%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd. (4.5%)
  • HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd. (Invt Mgmt) (2.8%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (1.3%)
  • BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Ltd. (1.1%)
  • T. Rowe Price International Ltd. (1.1%)
  • ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Invt Port) (0.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (0.8%)
  • SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd. (0.7%)

Contact Details

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

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    Last Updated on 14 Aug, 2018

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