NSE Symbol: NTPC | BSE Code: 532555
The Government of India owns the NTPC, and it is involved in electricity generation and other related activities. It sells electricity to the State Electricity Boards in India. It is also the biggest company in power production with a total power generation capacity of about 5,14,100 MW. In 2010, the GOI designated the company as a Maharatna company. The company aims to produce power at high-efficiency levels. It has an efficiency rate of about 80% compared to the national average of about 64%. Recently, the company has ventured into coal mining and oil and gas exploration. The company's largest coal-powered plant is the Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station with a capacity of 4,760 MW. Through joint ventures, the company has a total installed coal-based power generation capacity of over 9,000 MW. Through gas-based thermal power plants, the company has a total installed power generation capacity of over 4,000 MW.
NTPC was incorporated in the year 1975. In 1976, Mr. D. V Kapur took over NTPC as the first Chairman and MD. In 1976, the first plant project was passed in Uttar Pradesh. In 1977 the company landed its first major contract, and the company began construction of its first power transmission network in 1978. The company made a gain of Rs.4.51 crore in the financial year spanning 1982â€“1983. In 1987, the company exceeded 5,000 MW in installed capacity. In 1989, the company launched its consultancy division. In 1990, the company exceeded 10,000 MW in installed capacity. In 1997, the company was identified as a Navratna company. It became a listed company in 2004. In 2005, NTPC was changed to NTPC Limited.
Mr. Gurdeep Singh is the Chairman and MD of NTPC. Mr. S. Roy is the Director of HR and is additionally the Director of Finance. The other Directors areâ€”Mr. Susanta Kumar Roy (Projects), Mr. A. K. Gupta (Commercial), Mr. P. K. Mohapatra (Technical), and Mr. Prakash Tiwari (Operations). The Joint Secretary for Thermal is Mr. Anirudh Kumar. Other than these critical people, NTPC has seven Independent Directors.
NTPC's shares are bought and sold on the BSE and the NSE.
BSE: 532555; NSE: NTPCEQ; ISIN Code: INE733E01010; Sector: Power; Industry: Power â€“ Generation/Distribution
NTPC also listed on indices like Nifty 50, MCX-SX 40 Index, Nifty 50 USD, et cetera along the MCX Stock Exchange.
According to financial results of the fiscal year ending 2017â€“2018, the total revenue of the company was Rs.21,087.84 crore. In the Q3 of the Fiscal Year 2017, the company had total revenue of Rs.19,646.09 crore. The total expenses incurred by the company in the Q3 of the FY18 was Rs.18,443.75 crore which was up from the total costs incurred by the company in the previous quarter at Rs.16,890.66 crore.
In the Q3 of the FY17, the company incurred a total expense of Rs.16,538.35 crore. The company showed a profit of Rs.2,584.78 crore before tax in the third quarter of the Fiscal Year 2018 whereas it was Rs.3,222.77 crore in the previous quarter. In the Q3 of the FY17, the company showed a profit of Rs.3,082.54 crore before tax. The PAT for the Q3 of the FY18 was Rs.2,360.81 crore, and the same for Q2 of FY18 was Rs.2,438.60 crore.The PAT for the Q3 of the previous financial year was Rs.2,469.26 crore.
In January 2018, NTPC's stock opened at about Rs.176. The share remained mostly at around Rs.174, and Rs.172 and the stock stayed over Rs.170 till the last two days of the month. During the previous two days, the stock dropped to about Rs.170.
In February 2018, the stock dropped below Rs.170, opening at about Rs.169. The share lost about Rs.4 in the next day to reach about Rs.165. The stock then touched a slight high of Rs.166. The stock closed at about Rs.163 for the end of the month.
In March 2018, the stock opened at about Rs.163. For the first week of the month, the share remained at that price, finally going above it in the second week. The stock spiked to a high of about Rs.171 in the month, below which rate it continued for the rest of the month.
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