NTPC Share Price Graph And News

NTPC Limited was formerly known National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. It belongs to the Nifty 50 group of companies. For this reason fluctuations in NTPC share price affects the benchmark index.

NTPC Share Price Graph


NTPC Limited was established in 1975 to give a boost to the power sector through the generation of power. Those days and few years after that there were big gaps in supply and demand for electricity. Development was almost crippled due to lack of power. Indians, during those days, were accustomed to long hours of power cut. Though very few households did have electricity and there were very few companies in the manufacturing and service sector. NTPC along with other companies led the revival of the power sector in India. Today NTPC is the largest firm in the power sector.

NTPC has targets to achieve generation capacity of 75000 MW by the end of 2017. Besides revenue earned from power generation, NTPC also earns revenue from power trading, consultancy, coal mining and ash utilisation.

NTPC always believes in sustenance in growth and efficiency. Today in power generation segment NTPC has 18.09% of national capacity. But the company generates 28.06% capacity of national requirement.

NTPC was a fully government-owned company. But after the government of India decided on divestment, NTPC came up with IPO for the fresh sale of equity share through IPO and offer for sale. Today the shareholding pattern for NTPC is as follows.

  • The government of India holds an 89.5% stake
  • Institutional holding 5.25%
  • Retail holding 5.25%

NTPC has the following business divisions.

  • Hydropower
  • Power trading
  • Coal mining
  • Equipment manufacturing
  • Ash trading
  • Power distribution

NTPC has the motto of considering people before the Plant Load Factor and has been awarded many times for its approach towards CSR (corporate social responsibility).

Company Financials

NTPC share price is Rs 157.35 (as on 27.06.17, 12.14 hrs.) in BSE. As per the latest data, the standalone basis P/E is 13.87 versus average industry PE of 14.23, EPS is Rs 11.38. Market cap is Rs 1,30,155 crores. The face value of a share is Rs 10.

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NTPC share price closed at Rs 154.45 on 09 November 2018 in the NSE. The present market cap is Rs 127804.7 crores. The earning per share or EPS is Rs 11.56 as per the average trailing 12 months data. The price over earning ratio or P/E stands at 13.36. The Book Value per share is Rs 126.75. The price over book value ratio or P/BV 1.21. The Dividend yield is 3.32%. The 52 weeks high price is Rs 186.65 and 52 weeks low is Rs 149.50.

As per the financial report for the quarter ending 30 September 2018, the standalone sales figure stands at Rs 22,261.08 crores. Other operating income contributed Rs 0.00. Other income contributed Rs 224.88 crores. The EBITDA for the same quarter stands at Rs 5,817.24 crores. The standalone net profit for the same quarter stands at Rs 2,426.02 crores. The earnings per share or EPS for the quarter is Rs 2.50.

Company Summary

National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. more commonly known as NTPC is a Large Cap company. The company operates in the Indian Power sector.

NTPC earns its revenue from mostly from the sale of electricity from different power generation plants. As the name of the company suggests, NTPC primarily focuses on thermal power generation though it has many hydroelectric power generation plants under its umbrella. But there are other sources of earning as well. The audited financial report of NTPC for the year ended 31 March 2018 shows that the company has earned Rs 81113.16 crores from the sales from refinery amounting to 97.19% of total sales, Rs 1923.61 crores earned from sales from other operating revenue amounting to 2.30% of total sales, revenue from lease rentals contributed Rs 233.13 crores ( 0.27% of total sales) and revenue from consultancy income contributed Rs 182.80 crores or 0.21% of total sales value.

For the quarter ended 30 September 2018, the company reported a standalone sales of Rs 22261.08 crores which shows a decrease of -1.95% from the sales of last quarter which ended in March 2018.  The sales of Rs the last quarter was 22703.60 crores. The sales have increased by 13.01% from the sales of the same quarter of the previous year which was Rs 19698.75 crores. In the quarter ending 30 September 2018, the company has reported a net profit after tax of Rs 2426.02 crores.

The company’s top management includes Dr K P Kylasanatha Pillay, Dr Bhim Singh, Dr(Mrs) Gauri Trivedi, Mr Gurdeep Singh, Mr Anand Kumar Gupta, Mr K Sreekant, Mr Pradeep Kumar Deb, Mr M P Singh, Mr Prakash Tiwari, Mr Saptarshi Roy, Mr Prasant Kumar Mohapatra, Mr Seethapathy Chander, Mr Subhash Joshi, Mr Shashi Shekhar, Mr Vinod Kumar, Mr Susanta Kumar Roy, Ms Archana Agrawal, Mr Vivek Kumar Dewangan.

NTPC has appointed M/S T R Chadha & Co. LLP as its auditors.

As on 30 September 2018, the company has a total of 8,245,464,400 nos of shares outstanding.

Shareholding Pattern

The shareholding pattern of the company currently has different shareholders in the manner as stated below. The strong fundaments data along with consistent financial performance consistently attracts a lots of buyers for the equity shares of the company.

  • The promoters and the promoter groups altogether hold 5,093,257,695 nos of shares that are equivalent to 61.77% of total shares.
  • The financial institutions hold 1,100,728,357 nos of shares that are equivalent to 13.35% of total shares.
  • The foreign institutions or FIIs hold 956,094,594 nos of shares amounting to 11.60% of total shares.
  • The non-banking financial institutions or NBFCs and mutual funds together hold 839,834,325 nos of shares or 10.19% of total shares.
  • Others hold 135,661,986 nos or shares or 1.65% of total shares.
  • General public holds 119,305,983 nos of shares which is equivalent 1.45% of total shares.
  • In addition, a total number of 581,460 shares are subscribed by the Central Government which are equivalent to 0.01% of total shares.

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