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Prev close: 167.45
Aug 22, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 8,245.46M

Currency in INR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): BOM(532555)
Electric Utilities
Full time employees: --

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 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 820,808.2M
Gross profit 206,713.9M
Operating income 154,858.8M
Income before tax 131,358.4M
Net income 107,196.4M
EBITDA 214,957.9M
Diluted EPS 13
Dividends per share --
Total assets 2,484.97B
Total liabilities 1,498.56B
Total equity 978,380.2M
Operating cash flow --

Currency in INR

Revenue 12,240.44M
Gross profit 3,082.65M
Operating income 2,309.35M
Income before tax 1,958.90M
Net income 1,598.58M
EBITDA 3,205.59M
Diluted EPS 0.19
Dividends per share --
Total assets 38,268.63M
Total liabilities 23,077.85M
Total equity 15,067.07M
Operating cash flow --

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 12.76
ROA 4.24%
ROE 11.56%
Operating margin 18.86%
Profit margin 13.05%

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(69.7%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India(11.6%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(0.8%)
  • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.(0.7%)
  • HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd.(0.7%)
  • BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Ltd.(0.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(0.6%)
  • ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Invt Port)(0.5%)
  • Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt Ltd.(0.5%)


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

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