The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively. – Bob Marley
2017 was a wonderful year for Indian markets. Here is the list of Top Indian companies of 2017 in terms of market capitalization.
|SR. NO.||COMPANY NAME||LAST PRICE (INR)||52 WK HIGH||52 WK LOW||MARKET CAPITALISATION (IN CRORE)|
- RELIANCE INDUSTRIES:Total market capitalization of Reliance Industries as on year ending 2017 was 587685.79 crore and was at number first position in the list of Top Indian companies of 2017. Share price of Reliance Industries Limited roses up to 83% in last year. Company also issued bonus share in the ration of 1:1 in year 2017. Reliance Industries Limited is engaged in various businesses like energy, petrochemicals, textiles, natural resources, retail and telecommunication.
2. TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES:
With the market capital of Rs.519508.94 crore Tata Consultancy Services Limited is India’s second number company in terms of market capitalization. Tata Consultancy Services Limited is an Indian multinational information technology service and consulting company having headquarters in Mumbai Maharashtra. Company was founded in 1968 and J.R.D. Tata and F.C. Kohli are the founders of the company. Last year company gave return of around 25% to their shareholders.
3. HDFC BANK:
Housing Development Financial Corporation Bank Limited is the India’s largest privat4e sector bank. HDFC Bank has total market capitalization of Rs.482190.36 crore on year ending 2017. It is at number three among the top Indian companies according to Market Capitalization. Housing Development Financial Corporation Bank deals in banking and financial services. Its headquarters is in Mumbai Maharashtra. In 2017 share of HDFC Bank roses around 57% from its year low.
4. INDIAN TOBACCO COMPANY LIMITED (ITC):
In year ending on 31st December 2017, total market capital of Indian Tobacco Company Limited (ITC) was Rs.324205.20 crore and its at number forth position in India’s top companies according to market capitalization. ITC is an Indian conglomerate having headquarters in Kolkata, West Bengal. ITC is having major presence in five sector including Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Hotels, Paperboard & Packaging, Agri Business and Information Technology. Last year ITC has generated around 10% returns to its shareholders from its 52 weeks low.
5. HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LIMITED (HUL):
Hindustan Unilever Limited was established in 1933 as Lever Brothers and later in 1956 it became Hindustan Lever Limited and in 2007 company was renamed as Hindustan Unilever Limited. Company is having good hold in Indian markets. Headquarter of Hindustan Unilever Limited is at Mumbai Maharashtra. Company deals in food and beverages, cleaning products, personal care products and water purifiers. Total market capital of Hindustan Unilever Limited was Rs.293719.74 crore and it is at number fifth position in top Indian companies as per market capitalization. Company generated around 65% return in last year from its 52 weeks low.
6. MARUTI SUZUKI:
Maruti Suzuki is at number sixth position in top Indian companies in terms of market capitalization. With the total value of Rs.285752.63 crore market value. Company recently hits its all time high of Rs.10,000/- and generated around 69% return to their shareholders in 2017. Maruti Suzuki is Automobile manufacturer in India. It was founded in 1981 and having headquarter in New Delhi. Maruti Suzuki India Limited holds 51% of the Indian Passenger car market. Ciaz, Ertiga, WagonR, Alto, Baleno are some popular car sell by Maurti Suzuki.
7. HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION (HDFC):
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC) is an Indian financial conglomerate. It was founded in 1977 and its headquarter is in Mumbai Maharashtra. It is one of the largest housing loans providers in India. Its presence is also in banking, life and general insurance, asset management, venture capital and education loans. It is among the top Indian companies in terms of market capitalization with the total capital of Rs.277185.27 crore in 2017 and generated around 43% return to their shareholder form its 52 weeks low.
8. STATE BANK OF INDIA:
With the market capital of Rs.265262.91 crore, State Bank of India is at number eight position of top Indian companies in terms of market capitalization. It is the largest public sector bank and it’s headquarter is in Mumbai Maharashtra. It was founded in 1806 as Bank of Calcutta, later in 1921 it was known as Imperial Bank of India and from 1955 it is known as State Bank of India. Last year in April 2017, it is merged with its five Associates Banks. It is having more than 420 million customers. Last year share of State Bank of India roses up to 27% for its 52 weeks low.
9. OIL AND NATURAL GAS LIMITED (ONGC):
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation was founded in 1856 by Government of India. Headquarters of ONGC is in Dehradun, Uttrakhand. ONGC is India’s largest oil and gas exploration company. It produces 30% of crude oil of country’s total demand and 62% of natural gas. ONGC is the largest profit making Public Sector Unit in India and also ranked at 1st position among the Top 250 Global Energy Companies by Platts (providers of energy and commodities information and a source of benchmark price assessments in the physical energy markets). ONGC is at 9th position in terms of market capitalization with Rs.254483.05 crore in year 2017 and generated around 27% returns from its 52 weeks low.
Infosys is at number 10th position with the market capital of Rs.236601.79 crore and its share roses up to 19% from its 52 weeks low in 2017. Infosys Limited is and Indian multinational corporation which provides business consultancy, information technology and outsourcing services. Infosys was founded in 1981 and its headquarter is in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Infosys is the second largest IT Company in terms of revenue. Infosys provides worldwide services.