What does NIFTY 50 index comprise of?

By Research Desk
about 4 years ago

The Nifty 50 is an Index comprising of the top 51 stocks on the National Stock Exchange. It is owned and managed by India Index Services & Products Ltd. (IISL). It was formerly known as S&P CNX Nifty but later on it was renamed in 2013 as Nifty 50 index.

Nifty 50 represents top 51 listed companies which comprises of 13 different sectors. These top 51 companies are popular for their consistent earnings and high PE ratio. This index calculated in the past based on the full market capitalization however from June, 2009 the computation changed and index calculated based on the free float market capitalization. This Nifty 50 Index represents about 65% of free float market capitalization of the stocks listed on NSE as on 31st March, 2016.

The NIFTY 50 is currently made up of the following stocks.

Sr. No.

Stock Name

1

ACC

2

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone

3

Ambuja Cements

4

Asian Paints

5

Aurobindo Pharma

6

Axis Bank

7

Bajaj Auto

8

Bank of Baroda

9

Bharti Airtel

10

BHEL

11

Bosch

12

BPCL

13

CIPLA

14

Coal India

15

Dr. Reddy Laboratories

16

Eicher Motors

17

GAIL India

18

Grasim Industries

19

HCL Technologies

20

HDFC

21

HDFC Bank

22

Hero MotoCorp

23

Hindalco Industries

24

Hindustan Unilever

25

ICICI Bank

26

Idea Cellular

27

IndusInd Bank

28

Bharti Infratel

29

Infosys

30

ITC

31

Kotak Mahindra Bank

32

Larsen & Toubro

33

Lupin

34

Mahindra & Mahindra

35

Maruti Suzuki

36

NTPC

37

Oil & Natural Gas Corporation

38

Power Grid Corporation

39

Reliance Industries

40

State Bank of India

41

Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries

42

Tata Motors

43

Tata Motors(DVR)

44

Tata Power

45

Tata Steel

46

Tata Consultancy Services

47

Tech Mahindra

48

Ultra Tech Cement

49

Wipro

50

Yes Bank

51

Zee Entertainment Enterprises

 

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