Ten Most Largest Companies in India by Market Capital

The Indian Economy is one of the largest economies in the world and the changes in it affects World economy too. Indian Economy is growing rapidly these years and India is center of many companies belonging to different domains like IT, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Beverages, etc.

The success of these companies depends on the market capitalisation of the company. Market Capitalisation can be defined as product of the current market price of the shares of company with the total number of outstanding stocks. It is used to show the valuation of the company on the basis of its current share price and the total number of outstanding stocks. In short, we can say that market capitalisation is the value of stock that is the shares held of the company by the public.

Shares are divided into categories like large cap, mid cap, small cap, mega cap and micro cap. Market Capitalization is a continuously changing entity as the company which is at the top can be at the last within few seconds. So, the top 10 largest Companies in India by Market Capitalization are:

List of top 10 Most Largest Companies in India by Market Capital in 2017-2018

10. Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki Top Most Famous Largest Companies in India by Market Capital 2017

Market Capitalization: Rs. 191,591.26 crore
Face Value: 5
Revenue: $8.7 billion

Maruti Suzuki is an automobile manufacturer in India. It has 51% market share of Indian passenger car market. Maruti Suzuki was founded in 1800 and has 12,900 employees working for it right now. It manufactures and sells some popular cars in India like Swift Dzire, Ciaz, Wagon R, Alto, Ertiga, Celerio and Omni. Maruti Suzuki sold its tenth million vehicle in India in 2012. The company is headquartered in New Delhi, India and is making net income of around $690 million.

9. Hindustan Unilever Limited

Market Capitalization: Rs. 202,435.43 crore
Face Value: 1
Revenue: $4.5 billion

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is owned by an Anglo Dutch company Unilever which holds 67% shares of the company. The company was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is producing products like foods, beverages, cleaning agents, water purifiers and personal care products. The company has a strong distribution network and its products are available in more than 60 lakh outlets in the country. There are 35 brands under this company including Lux, Dove, Fair & Lovely, Pears and many more. The net income of HUL is around $640 million.

8. Infosys

Market Capitalization: Rs. 228,764.2 crore
Face Value: 5
Revenue: $10.1 billion

Infosys is one of the largest Indian IT sector companies which was incorporated in 1981. It is headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. It is an Indian Multinational Corporation which provides services like business consulting, information technology and outsourcing services. Infosys have globally 85 sales and marketing offices and 114 development centers. There are 199,829 employees working for it which made net income of more than Rs. 70,000 crore for the company.

7. Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC)

Market Capitalization: Rs. 236,328.46 crore
Face Value: 2
Revenue: $4.63 billion

Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) is a leading housing finance provider in India. Incorporated in 1977 and headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, HDFC has financed more than 50 lakh units till now offering housing and non housing loans in India. It also has a presence in banking, asset management, venture capital, life and general insurance and education loans. The net income of the company is $1.06 billion.

6. State Bank of India

Market Capitalization: Rs. 237,092.15 crore
Face Value: 1
Revenue: $41 billion

State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational government owned corporation which provides services like banking and financial services. It is founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India and has more than 14,000 branches including offices in 36 countries. The services provided by SBI are consumer banking, corporate banking, finance and insurance, investment banking, mortgage loans and many more. It is the largest banking and finance services company of India according to assets.

5. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Top Most Largest Companies in India by Market Capital 2018

Market Capitalization: Rs. 239,019.01 crore
Face Value: 5
Revenue: $21 billion

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation is a maharatna public sector company of India. The company was founded in 1956 and is headquartered in Uttarakhand, India. The major portion of stack of company is with government. It explores and produces 77% of crude oil of India and 62% of India’s Natural Gas. There are 33,560 employees working for it who have worked impressively last year and generated total income of more than Rs. 81,399.36 crore.

4. ITC Limited

Market Capitalization: Rs. 338,582.98 crore
Face Value: 1
Revenue: $8 billion

ITC Limited is an Indian multinational company founded in 1910 is majorly doing business in five segments which includes Fast moving consumer goods, hotels, paper boards & packaging, Information Technology and Agri Business. The company is headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. This is fourth among the top 10 companies of India and is growing really fast. It employs over 25,000 people at more than 60 locations in India. It is also listed among top 2000 companies of Forbes. The net income of ITC Limited is $1.4 billion.

3. HDFC Bank

Market Capitalization: Rs. 366,692.6 crore
Face Value: 2
Revenue: $11 billion

HDFC Bank Limited is an Indian company based on banking and financial services. It is incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. HDFC is India’s second largest private sector lender by assets. It has 90,421 employees who works in more than 4,281 branches and over 12,054 ATMs in the country.

2. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)

Market Capitalisation: Rs. 459,006.5 crore
Face Value: 10
Revenue: $44 billion

Reliance Industries Limited is an Indian multinational company which was incorporated in the year 1966 and is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Reliance is engaged in business of petroleum, natural gas, petrochemicals, textiles, retail, telecommunications and media. The company is ranked among Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s biggest corporations. RIL is also leader in the production of polyester in the world having workforce of 25,000 people.

1. TATA Consultancy Services (TCS)

TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) Top Most Popular Largest Companies in India by Market Capital 2018

Market Capitalisation: Rs 473,149.01 crore
Face Value: 1
Revenue: $16.54 billion

TATA Consultancy Services Limited is an Indian multinational company which working in information technology service, consulting and business solution field. TCS, an Indian Tech Giant incorporated in 1968 is one of the largest Indian companies by market capitalisation and revenue. It is also ranked as tenth in the Fortune India 500 list and 64th in Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies ranking. It employs 378,500 employees in its offices across 46 countries. It is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The net income of the company is about Rs. 89,603.67 crore.

Market Capitalisation is one of the most important parameter in the success of a company. Many investors check market capitalisation of a company before investing in it or buying its stocks. It is a dynamic data and changes occur in it every second on the basis of the current stocks held by the customers. A company can be at the top only by improving itself continuously and rapidly otherwise a company at the top will no longer stay there within a few seconds.

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