The Indian Economy is one of the largest economies in the world and has a significant impact on the World’s Economy. India is a centre of a myriad of companies, belonging to different domains like Information Technology, Manufacturing, FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Oil and Gas, Beverage, etc.
Market capitalization is a term used to depict the aggregate valuation of the company based on its current share price & the total number of outstanding stocks. It can be calculated by multiplying the current market price of the company’s share with it’s total outstanding shares. Market Capitalization is the value of all shares of a company at a particular time and keeps on changing time to time.
Market capitalisation, in short is the value of the stock which indicates the shares held by the public. The public or semi-public companies which are registered with the NSE keep it’s financial records open for its stakeholders.
Shares or stocks are classified into three categories using the concept of capitalization viz. small caps, mid caps and large caps. Here is the list of Top 10 Largest Companies in India by Market Cap 2017.
Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is the indisputable leader in the consumer goods segment in the country. The company has a strong distribution network and its products are available in more than 60 Lakh outlets in the country. HUL has an annual turnover of INR 31,425 crores in the financial year 2015 -16.
The company offers a wide range of products related to segments like food, homecare and personal care. Lux, Dove, Lifebuoy, Pepsodent, Fair & Lovely, Axe, Pears, Sunsilk and Surf Excel are some of the popular brands of the company has out of its 35 brands.
Market Capitalization: Rs 1,80,641 Crore
9. Coal India Limited (CIL)
Coal India Limited (CIL) is the next company on this list, which was established in the year 1975. A Maharatna Company, CIL is a leading coal producer in the world and accounts for the maximum share of coal production in India.
Headquartered in Kolkata, CIL crossed the threshold of half-a-billion tonne marks both in coal off-take & production in the financial year 2015-16.
Market Capitalization: Rs 1,91,070 Crore
8. State Bank of India
State Bank of India is the next company on the list of Top 10 Largest Companies in India by Market Cap 2017, which was founded in the year 1955. This Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services company which is a government owned corporation.
Headquartered in Mumbai, the bank has more than more than 14,000 branches in India, including 191 foreign offices spread across 36 countries too. SBI is the largest banking and financial services company in India by assets.
Market Capitalization: Rs 1,91,701 Crore
HDFC is a leading housing finance provider and stands at ninth in the list of top 10 companies in India. Incorporated in 1977, HDFC till now has financed more than 50 Lakh units and offers housing and non-housing loans.
This housing finance sector giant has generated a profit in the financial year 2015-2016 was over Rs 7,093.10 Crore. HDFC has secured the seventh rank in the list of Top 10 Largest Companies in India by Market Cap 2017.
Market Capitalization: Rs 193,697 Crore
6. Infosys Limited
Established in the year 1981, Infosys is a leading Information Technology Corporation and stand at fourth place in the list of top 10 companies in India. Some of the services provided by the company are Business Applications, Infrastructure Management, Business Process Outsourcing, Enterprise Mobility, etc.
Globally, Infosys have 85 sales & marketing offices and 114 development centers as at March 31, 2016. Talking about its performance in the financial year 2014-2015, the company generated a total income of more than Rs 60,028 Crore.
Market Capitalization: Rs 221,838 Crore
5. Oil And Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
Next is Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) Company established in 1956. A Maharatna Company, ONGC is engaged in the exploration and production of oil and gas and accounts for a major share of production of oil and gas in India.
Headquartered in Dehradun, ONGC has shown an impressive performance in the last financial year 2015-2016 and generated total income of more than Rs 81,399.36 Crore. Also, ONGC has won many awards for its exceptional performance like Golden Peacock Award, Best Enterprise Award, etc.
Market Capitalization: Rs 260,514 Crore
4. ITC Limited
ITC Limited is the next company on this list, which was established in the year 1910 and presently a leading company in India with business in different sectors. Some of the business domains of this company include Consumer Goods, Information Technology, Hotel, Agribusiness, etc.
ITC Limited generated total income of more than Rs 38,582.96 Crore in the financial year 2014-2015. Also, the net profit of the company was over Rs 9,844.71 Crores as at Mrach 2016.
Market Capitalization: Rs 296,306 Crore
3. HDFC Bank
It has secured the third position in the list of Top 10 Largest Companies in India by Market Cap 2017. HDFC Bank is a swiftly growing bank in India and in the financial year 2014-2015, HDFC Bank generated a total income of Rs 70,973.17 Crore.
Market Capitalization: Rs 306,440 Crore
2. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has ranked 2nd in this list of Top 10 Largest Companies in India by Market Cap 2017. RIL is a huge corporation incorporated in the year 1966 and operates in various domains like Retail, Telecommunication, Petrochemicals, etc.
A Fortune 500 Company, RIL is headquartered in Mumbai and has a workforce of more than 25,000 employees. Also, RIL is a leader in the production of Polyester in the world.
Market Capitalization: Rs 348,670 Crore
1. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
When it’s about Market Capitalization, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) at present is the leading company in India. TCS is an Indian Tech Giant incorporated in the year 1968 and presently leads the Information Technology front in India.
A part of Tata Group, TCS operates in more than 40 countries in the world and employ a workforce of over 3,50,000 employees across the globe. The company’s total income as at March 2016 was recorded as 89,603.67. Some of the services provided by the company are Consulting, IT Services, Enterprise Solutions, Supply Chain Management etc.
Market Capitalization: Rs 445,651 Crore