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Prev close: 172.35
Jan 19, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 8,245.46M

Currency in INR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): BOM(532555)
Electric Utilities
Full time employees: 22,124

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 803,732.9M
Gross profit 167,757.8M
Operating income 148,521.6M
Income before tax 137,605.5M
Net income 107,196.4M
EBITDA 208,628M
Diluted EPS 13
Dividends per share 4.78
Total assets 2,586.35B
Total liabilities 1,602.43B
Total equity 968,053.4M
Operating cash flow 129,168.5M

Currency in INR

Revenue 11,985.80M
Gross profit 2,501.71M
Operating income 2,214.85M
Income before tax 2,052.06M
Net income 1,598.58M
EBITDA 3,111.20M
Diluted EPS 0.19
Dividends per share 0.07
Total assets 39,829.94M
Total liabilities 24,677.59M
Total equity 14,908.03M
Operating cash flow 1,926.24M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 12.76
ROA 4.31%
ROE 11.46%
Operating margin 18.47%
Profit margin 13.33%

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(62.9%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India(14.2%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd.(2.4%)
  • HDFC Asset Management Co. Ltd. (Invt Mgmt)(2.1%)
  • ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Invt Port)(0.8%)
  • T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.(0.8%)
  • BlackRock Asset Management North Asia Ltd.(0.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(0.8%)
  • Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt Ltd.(0.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(0.6%)


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

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