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  • 178.80 INR
  • +4.55
  • +2.61%
  • India
    Apr 20, 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 2017 INRUSD
Gross Profit167,757.80M2,501.71M
Operating income148,521.60M2,214.85M
Income before tax137,605.50M2,052.06M
Net income107,196.40M1,598.58M
Diluted EPS130.19
Dividends Per Share4.780.07
Total Assets2,586.35B39,829.94M
Total liabilities1,602.43B24,677.59M
Total equity968,053.40M14,908.03M
Operating cash flow129,168.50M1,926.24M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 671,670.50M 782,260.10M 800,348.90M 714,876.90M 803,732.90M
Gross Profit 143,835.30M 168,778.10M 138,970.10M 145,364.80M 167,757.80M
Operating income 136,092.70M 150,789M 113,824.20M 123,751.30M 148,521.60M
Income before tax 166,109.50M 144,857.60M 104,562.10M 106,179.20M 137,605.50M
Net income 125,907.80M 114,036.10M 99,863.40M 108,011.50M 107,196.40M
EBITDA 174,324.90M 198,488.90M 169,470.30M 175,946.70M 208,628M
Diluted EPS 15.27 13.83 12.11 13.10 13
Dividends Per Share 5.75 5.75 2.50 3.35 4.78
Total Assets 1,930.49B 2,113.89B 2,324.58B 2,383.78B 2,586.35B
Total liabilities 1,119.29B 1,245.95B 1,504.48B 1,469.27B 1,602.43B
Total equity 802,403.90M 855,458.30M 808,841.80M 902,067.90M 968,053.40M
Operating cash flow 142,776.80M 121,205.30M 95,160.20M 79,941.10M 129,168.50M
 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 12,341.10M 12,943.98M 13,089.69M 10,919.01M 11,985.80M
Gross Profit 2,642.79M 2,792.75M 2,272.85M 2,220.29M 2,501.71M
Operating income 2,500.53M 2,495.09M 1,861.59M 1,890.17M 2,214.85M
Income before tax 3,052.05M 2,396.94M 1,710.11M 1,621.77M 2,052.06M
Net income 2,313.39M 1,886.94M 1,633.26M 1,649.76M 1,598.58M
EBITDA 3,203.00M 3,284.37M 2,771.68M 2,687.40M 3,111.20M
Diluted EPS 0.28 0.22 0.19 0.20 0.19
Dividends Per Share 0.10 0.09 0.04 0.05 0.07
Total Assets 35,519.77M 35,395.25M 37,144.99M 35,996.57M 39,829.94M
Total liabilities 20,594.26M 20,862.40M 24,040.43M 22,186.88M 24,677.59M
Total equity 14,763.64M 14,323.88M 12,924.66M 13,621.77M 14,908.03M
Operating cash flow 2,623.34M 2,005.57M 1,556.34M 1,221.01M 1,926.24M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2017
Operating margin18.47%
Profit margin13.33%

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 (62.2%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India (12.1%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd. (3.1%)
  • HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd. (Invt Mgmt) (2.6%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (1.1%)
  • ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Invt Port) (0.9%)
  • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (0.8%)
  • BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Ltd. (0.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (0.8%)
  • SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd. (0.6%)

Contact Details

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

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    Last Updated on 20 Apr, 2018

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