India is one the most significant nation in the whole world. It has given a platform to numerous worldly companies to fetch a good amount of profit by doing business here. There are various Indian companies that are on the top most position in terms of market capitalisation. At a particular point of time, what a company can fetch is its market capitalisation. In simple terms, we consider it as the value of a company at a specific period of time. It is based on the current market value of shares.
For a trader, to get perfect insight into a company to invest money, market capitalisation is the best option.
Do you want to know the top trading companies in India by Market Capitalisation? Here is the list of Top Indian Companies featured by market capitalisation:
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10. Coal India Limited (CIL) – Market Cap – Rs 181,659 Crores
CIL has come into existence in 1975. It contributes around 82% to the whole world in the terms of coal and recognised as a largest coal producing company. It runs its operations from eight states of India. It has seven wholly owned subsidiaries, from where it gets its work done. Its shares were listed on Bombay Stock Exchange, India’s topmost stock exchange. The majority of its shareholding is of Government of India.
9. Maruti Suzuki – Market Cap – Rs 181,722 Crores
Maruti Suzuki is an automobile manufacturer in India headquartered in New Delhi, India. The company provides the automobile products. The popular automobiles manufactured by Maruti are Wagon R, Swift Desire, Celerio, Alto, Ertiga, Ciaz. In India, The Company has about 1,820 outlets across 1471 cities. Maruti dealership network is larger than the other automobiles companies are. It also provides the services like Maruti Insurance, Maruti Finance, Maruti True Value, Maruti Accessories and Maruti Driving School. CNBC TV-18 OVERRIDE has awarded “Maruti Suzuki Baleno” as the Viewers’ Choice Car of the year 2016. Trust Research Advisory has got the Maruti Suzuki on number eleven for the Most Trusted Brand in 2014. Net Income of the company is $690 million.
8. Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) – Market Cap – Rs 197,327 Crores
HUL expands as the Hindustan Unilever Limited. It is the subsidiary of Unilever LTD. It is most famous consumer goods company, headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. More than 700 million consumers from all over India, uses the products of HUL. From food to home care segment, HUL provides the wide range of products to its customers. In the Annual Survey, 2014, sixteen out of total brands of HUL were featured as the Most Trusted Brands. It is popularly recognized as the highest in “Leadership in HR Excellence”.
7. State Bank of India (SBI) – Market Cap – Rs 233,942 Crores
SBI was founded in 1806. It is most famous public sector bank, having headquarters at Mumbai, Maharashtra. In 2016, on the Fortune Global 500 list of world’s biggest corporations, it got listed at 232nd rank. The earlier the name of the bank was the Imperial Bank of India. However, later on, in 1955, it was renamed as State Bank of India. Currently, it has more than 14,000 branches in the whole Nation. In 36 Nations, it has its 191 offices.
6. INFOSYS – Market Cap – Rs 234,805 Crores
Works with the strategy of:”Unleash Your Imagination, Discover New Horizons”, INFOSYS is a multinational corporation. It has the headquartered in Bengaluru, India. INFOSYS Company has been providing software development and maintenance services meticulously to various sectors like banking, Retail, Accounts & finance, manufacturing, etc. By 2016 revenues, INFOSYS is the second largest Indian IT services company. The company is the largest employer of professionals in the United States. FINACLE product by INFOSYS is a global banking platform by Edge Verse Systems is the much-known product for retail and corporate banking.
5. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) – Market Cap – Rs 237,414 Crores
OIL AND NATURAL GAS CORPORATION LTD is an Indian multinational oil and gas company. It is headquartered in Dehradun, Uttrakhand, India. The company provides Crude Oil, Gas, LPG, Naphtha, C2-C3, and SKO from which crude oil and gas are primarily served to the India. In 2013, the company was awarded Genentech Excellence Award” in platinum category.
4. ITC Limited – Market Cap – Rs 340,221 Crores
ITC was established as the Imperial Tobacco Company of India Limited in 1990. After that, the company was renamed as the Indian Tobacco Company Limited in 1970 and further to I.T.C. Limited in 1974. It is headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal. The company is well known for providing Tobacco, Consumer goods, Hotels, Agribusiness, Paperboard and Specialty papers, packaging and Information technology. In India, 81% of cigarettes sell by the ITC Ltd and some of the biggest brands are Wills Navy Cut, Gold Flake Premium Lights, Gold Flake Superstar, Citric Twist etc. The company had an annual turnover of US $ 8.31 billion as per 2012-13.
3. HDFC Bank – Market Cap – Rs 369,303 Crores
HDFC Bank Ltd is India’s largest banking and financial services company. The company provides a wide range of products and services included Wholesale banking, Retail banking, Treasury, Auto loans, Personal Loans, Loan against Property and Credit Cards. The interesting entry into the league is ‘Project All’. The company is going to deploy robots that will offer options such as cash withdrawal or deposit, forex, fixed deposits and demat services displaying on the screen to persons coming into the branch in some branches. HDFC bank was said to be the largest bank in India by with regards to market capitalization as of Feb 2016.
2. RELIANCE – Market Cap – Rs 428,481 Crores
Reliance is the India’s largest Internet access and telecommunications company. The company, headquartered in Navi Mumbai, India. By far the Reliance Communications is the fifth largest telecom operator in India. The company provides GSM mobile services, fixed line broadband. Now with the onset of JIO in the market, the telecommunications market has seen an upset and all the rival company has been forced to bend down to lower their rates as well.
1. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) – Market Cap – Rs 4,79,168 Crores
After Indian Railway, Indian Army and Indian Post, TCS stood as a fourth-largest employer of India. TCS is a multinational IT service, consultancy and business solution company having Mr. Gopinathan as MD and CEO headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. TCS has 67 subsidiaries, TCS has offices across 46 countries and 147 delivery centers in 21 countries provides a wide range of IT products and services including application development, business process, hardware sizing, software management, payment processing, and technology education services.
Market capitalization decides the market value of the companies. The total worth of its assets and the price of its shares that the company can fetch in an open market is all what the market capitalization is. What would be the risk? What would be the potential to invest in a particular company? What will you get in return? These are some big questions, which are important for an investor to know about. The answer is simple and that is Market Capitalization of the company.