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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 2021 INRUSD
Gross Profit266,659.60M3,592.09M
Operating income219,885.70M2,962.02M
Income before tax148,028.70M1,994.05M
Net income146,346.30M1,971.39M
Diluted EPS15.170.20
Dividends Per Share6.150.08
Total Assets4,145.93B56,705.22M
Total liabilities2,833.34B38,752.56M
Total equity1,257.38B17,197.65M
Operating cash flow226,949.50M3,057.17M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 803,349.60M 853,126.40M 987,757.60M 1,082.03B 1,101.67B
Gross Profit 167,757.80M 159,919.20M 206,396.90M 257,065.50M 266,659.60M
Operating income 147,966.60M 142,692.20M 183,243.10M 227,236.30M 219,885.70M
Income before tax 128,016.20M 125,292.70M 146,537M 159,721.10M 148,028.70M
Net income 107,196.40M 105,439.50M 137,366.80M 116,002.30M 146,346.30M
EBITDA 208,073M 217,291.50M 269,933.40M 330,797.90M 344,388.80M
Diluted EPS 10.83 10.65 13.88 11.72 15.17
Dividends Per Share 3.98 4.26 5.48 3.15 6.15
Total Assets 2,586.35B 2,843.20B 3,583.12B 3,906.98B 4,145.93B
Total liabilities 1,602.43B 1,798.09B 2,440.48B 2,669.91B 2,833.34B
Total equity 968,053.40M 1,035.63B 1,113.56B 1,188.39B 1,257.38B
Operating cash flow 129,130.20M 114,457.10M 72,504M 112,139.80M 226,949.50M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 11,980.08M 13,233.73M 14,122.38M 15,260.08M 14,840.37M
Gross Profit 2,501.71M 2,480.67M 2,950.94M 3,625.44M 3,592.09M
Operating income 2,206.57M 2,213.44M 2,619.90M 3,204.75M 2,962.02M
Income before tax 1,909.06M 1,943.54M 2,095.10M 2,252.57M 1,994.05M
Net income 1,598.58M 1,635.58M 1,963.99M 1,636.00M 1,971.39M
EBITDA 3,102.92M 3,370.63M 3,859.35M 4,665.30M 4,639.16M
Diluted EPS 0.16 0.16 0.19 0.16 0.20
Dividends Per Share 0.05 0.06 0.07 0.04 0.08
Total Assets 39,829.94M 43,592.97M 51,723.23M 51,644.74M 56,705.22M
Total liabilities 24,677.59M 27,568.97M 35,228.91M 35,292.40M 38,752.56M
Total equity 14,908.03M 15,878.68M 16,074.51M 15,708.81M 17,197.65M
Operating cash flow 1,925.67M 1,775.46M 1,036.62M 1,581.52M 3,057.17M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin19.95%
Profit margin13.28%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Managing Director: Gurdeep Singh
  • Executive Director & Operations Director: Ramesh Babu V.
  • CFO, Finance Director & Director: Anil Kumar Gautam
  • Executive Director-Finance: Renu Narang
  • Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer: Nandini Sarkar


  • Government of India (51.1%)
  • Life Insurance Corp of India (10.9%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd. (5.8%)
  • HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd. (Invt Mgmt) (4.3%)
  • Nippon Life India Asset Management Ltd. (Invt Mgmt) (3.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.3%)
  • SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd. (1.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.0%)
  • T. Rowe Price International Ltd. (1.0%)
  • Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt Ltd. (0.9%)

Contact Details

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

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