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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 electric power generation by coal based thermal power plant. It operates through the following two segments: Generation of Energy and Others. The Generation of Energy segment involves in the generation and sale of bulk power to State Power utilities. The Others segment includes provision of consultancy, project management and supervision, energy trading, oil and gas exploration, and coal mining. The company was founded on November 7, 1975 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2020 INRUSD
Gross Profit238,790.40M3,367.70M
Operating income224,151.70M3,161.25M
Income before tax159,721.10M2,252.57M
Net income116,002.30M1,636.00M
Diluted EPS11.720.16
Dividends Per Share3.150.04
Total Assets3,906.97B51,644.52M
Total liabilities2,685.40B35,497.22M
Total equity1,188.39B15,708.81M
Operating cash flow112,547.70M1,587.28M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 714,876.90M 803,349.60M 853,126.40M 987,757.60M 1,082.03B
Gross Profit 145,364.80M 167,757.80M 159,919.20M 206,396.90M 238,790.40M
Operating income 123,349.80M 147,966.60M 142,692.20M 183,243.10M 224,151.70M
Income before tax 104,767.60M 128,016.20M 125,292.70M 146,537M 159,721.10M
Net income 108,011.50M 107,196.40M 105,439.50M 137,366.80M 116,002.30M
EBITDA 175,545.20M 208,073M 217,291.50M 269,933.40M 327,713.30M
Diluted EPS 10.91 10.83 10.65 13.88 11.72
Dividends Per Share 2.79 3.98 4.26 5.48 3.15
Total Assets 2,383.78B 2,586.35B 2,843.20B 3,583.12B 3,906.97B
Total liabilities 1,469.27B 1,602.43B 1,798.09B 2,440.48B 2,685.40B
Total equity 902,067.90M 968,053.40M 1,035.63B 1,113.56B 1,188.39B
Operating cash flow 91,034.80M 129,130.20M 114,457.10M 72,504M 112,547.70M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 10,919.01M 11,980.08M 13,233.73M 14,122.38M 15,260.08M
Gross Profit 2,220.29M 2,501.71M 2,480.67M 2,950.94M 3,367.70M
Operating income 1,884.04M 2,206.57M 2,213.44M 2,619.90M 3,161.25M
Income before tax 1,600.21M 1,909.06M 1,943.54M 2,095.10M 2,252.57M
Net income 1,649.76M 1,598.58M 1,635.58M 1,963.99M 1,636.00M
EBITDA 2,681.27M 3,102.92M 3,370.63M 3,859.35M 4,621.79M
Diluted EPS 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.19 0.16
Dividends Per Share 0.04 0.05 0.06 0.07 0.04
Total Assets 35,996.57M 39,829.94M 43,592.97M 51,723.23M 51,644.52M
Total liabilities 22,186.88M 24,677.59M 27,568.97M 35,228.91M 35,497.22M
Total equity 13,621.77M 14,908.03M 15,878.68M 16,074.51M 15,708.81M
Operating cash flow 1,390.46M 1,925.67M 1,775.46M 1,036.62M 1,587.28M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
Operating margin20.71%
Profit margin10.72%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Managing Director: Gurdeep Singh
  • Operations Director & Executive Director: Ramesh Babu V.
  • Director & Finance Director: Anil Kumar Gautam
  • Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer: Nandini Sarkar
  • Executive Director & Commercial Director: Chandan Kumar Mondol


  • Government of India (51.0%)
  • Life Insurance Corp of India (10.4%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd. (7.6%)
  • HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd. (Invt Mgmt) (4.3%)
  • Nippon Life India Asset Management Ltd. (Invt Mgmt) (3.2%)
  • SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd. (1.2%)
  • T. Rowe Price International Ltd. (1.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.0%)
  • Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt Ltd. (1.0%)
  • Mirae Asset Global Investments (India) Pvt Ltd. (0.6%)

Contact Details

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

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