Nifty 50 Companies – List of Stocks by Weight

Nifty 50 Companies are among the best-known stocks in India, and they are a group of companies that have been regularly listed on the National Stock Exchange of India or the Bombay Stock Exchange, or on any of the Indian stock exchanges, since the year 2000. There are currently fifty companies on the Nifty list, including seven companies that have been on the list since the inception of the Nifty 50 in September 2000. The Nifty 50 is one of the most followed stock market indices in India, and it is also one of the most popular stock market indices in the world.

nifty 50 companies list

Every year, Nifty 50 companies are nominated by a panel of experts into selected in the Nifty 50. It is the top 50 listed companies in India. This list is important for all Indian investors because Nifty 50 is a benchmark for all the NIFTY 50 companies. These companies are doing well in the Stock Exchange and are considered to be good performers.

The Nifty 50 is the benchmark index of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in India. Essentially, an index is a composition by an exchange of a portfolio of the most valuable securities based on the market capitalization in the relevant category (global market or sector).

These indices are useful because they provide investors and companies with a reliable measure. They have also been used as an investment strategy. In these cases, investment managers simply adjust their fund portfolios to track the index. They use the same portfolio as the index and try to achieve market-based returns.

Indexes play an important role because they also reflect the market and the economy of a country. Today we follow the NSE benchmark index, the Nifty 50. We look at the companies on their list and the weight given to them.

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Nifty 50 – NSE Benchmark

The Nifty 50 Index tracks the performance of the 50 largest blue-chip companies by market capitalization traded on the National Stock Exchange. Although the index includes only 50 of the 1,600 companies traded on the NSE, it covers 66% of the market’s capitalization, adjusted for share volume. It is therefore considered to be an accurate reflection of the Indian stock market.

Here are some key features of the Nifty 50 Index:

  1. The base year is assumed to be 1995, and the base value is set to 1000.
  2. The Nifty is calculated based on 50 large-cap shares actively traded on the NSE.
  3. 50 companies are selected based on their free float market capitalization.
  4. The goal is to select the 50 best stocks from different sectors.
  5. The Nifty is owned and managed by India Index Services and Products (IISL) , which is a fully-owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange Strategic Investment Corporation Limited.

Nifty 50 Companies – Stocks Weightage

4 biggest nifty 50 companies
Company NameSectorWeightage in Nifty 50
HDFC Bank Ltd.Financial Services11.57%
Reliance Industries Ltd.Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels10.16%
ICICI Bank Ltd.Financial Services7.59%
Infosys LimitedInformation Technology5.89%
ITC Ltd.Fast Moving Consumer Goods4.38%
Larsen & Toubro Ltd.Construction4.26%
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.Information Technology4.05%
Axis Bank Ltd.Financial Services3.38%
Kotak Mahindra Bank LimitedFinancial Services2.93%
Bharti Airtel Ltd.Telecommunication2.90%
Hindustan Unilever Ltd.Fast Moving Consumer Goods2.58%
State Bank of IndiaFinancial Services2.46%
Bajaj Finance Ltd.Financial Services2.15%
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.Automobile and Auto Components1.67%
Titan Company Ltd.Consumer Durables1.65%
HCL Technologies Ltd.Information Technology1.61%
Asian Paints LimitedConsumer Durables1.60%
Maruti Suzuki India LimitedAutomobile and Auto Components1.60%
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.Healthcare1.50%
NTPC LimitedPower1.41%
Tata Motors Ltd.Automobile and Auto Components1.41%
Tata Steel Ltd.Metals & Mining1.18%
UltraTech Cement LimitedConstruction Materials1.18%
Indusind Bank Ltd.Financial Services1.09%
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.Power1.08%
Bajaj Finserv Ltd.Financial Services1.03%
Nestle India Ltd.Fast Moving Consumer Goods0.98%
Coal India Ltd.Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels0.88%
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels0.86%
Tech Mahindra Ltd.Information Technology0.86%
Hindalco Industries Ltd.Metals & Mining0.85%
Grasim Industries Ltd.Construction Materials0.84%
HDFC Life Insurance Company LimitedFinancial Services0.84%
JSW Steel Ltd.Metals & Mining0.84%
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.Healthcare0.80%
Bajaj Auto LimitedAutomobile and Auto Components0.78%
Adani Ports & Special Economic ZoneServices0.75%
SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd.Financial Services0.73%
Cipla Ltd.Healthcare0.72%
Wipro Ltd.Information Technology0.66%
Britannia Industries Ltd.Fast Moving Consumer Goods0.65%
Tata Consumer Products LimitedFast Moving Consumer Goods0.64%
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd.Healthcare0.63%
Eicher Motors Ltd.Automobile and Auto Components0.61%
LTIMindtree LtdInformation Technology0.58%
Hero MotoCorp Ltd.Automobile and Auto Components0.56%
DivisLaboratories Ltd.Healthcare0.55%
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels0.47%
UPL Ltd.Chemicals0.33%

Bonus: Sensex stocks weightage list

The BSE Sensex or Sensex 30 tracks the performance of the top 30 companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange in terms of market value. BSE Sensex is the abbreviation for the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index. Here is some basic information about the Sensex 30:

  1. 30 companies are selected based on their free float market capitalization.
  2. These are various companies from different sectors which form a sample of large, liquid, and representative companies.
  3. The base year for the Sensex is 1978-79 and the base value is 100.
  4. The Sensex is an indicator of market movements. When the Sensex falls, it indicates that the price of most major BSE stocks has fallen. If the Sensex is rising, it means that most of the major stocks of the BSE have risen during this period.

Sensex 30 companies – Sensex 30 components by weight

Serial NumberStock NameSectorWeightage in Sensex 30
1Reliance Industries Ltd.Refineries13.73%
2Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.IT – Software9.99%
3HDFC Bank Ltd.Bank – Private7.65%
4ICICI Bank Ltd.Bank – Private5.01%
5Infosys Ltd.IT – Software4.89%
6Bharti Airtel Ltd.Telecommunication – Service Provider4.82%
7State Bank of IndiaBank – Public4.04%
8Hindustan Unilever Ltd.Household & Personal Products4.01%
9ITC Ltd.Cigarettes/Tobacco3.82%
10Larsen & Toubro Ltd.Engineering – Construction3.23%
11HCL Technologies Ltd.IT – Software2.99%
12Bajaj Finance Ltd.Finance – NBFC2.95%
13Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.Bank – Private2.52%
14Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.Pharmaceuticals & Drugs2.37%
15Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.Automobiles – Passenger Cars2.33%
16Axis Bank Ltd.Bank – Private2.30%
17NTPC Ltd.Power Generation/Distribution2.24%
18Titan Company Ltd.Diamond & Jewellery2.23%
19Tata Motors Ltd.Automobiles-Trucks/Lcv2.03%
20UltraTech Cement Ltd.Cement & Construction Materials2.03%
21Asian Paints Ltd.Paints1.96%
22Bajaj Finserv Ltd.Finance – Investment1.84%
23Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.Power Generation/Distribution1.79%
24Wipro Ltd.IT – Software1.76%
25Nestle India Ltd.Consumer Food1.67%
26Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.Automobiles – Passenger Cars1.44%
27JSW Steel Ltd.Steel & Iron Products1.40%
28Tata Steel Ltd.Steel & Iron Products1.20%
29Tech Mahindra Ltd.IT – Software0.91%
30IndusInd Bank Ltd.Bank – Private0.83%

Also read: What are the Nifty and the Sensex?

So much for this post. I hope this was helpful. If you have any questions about Sense and Nifty 50 or the promotions included, please let me know by leaving a comment below. I’d like to help you. Good investment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which company has the highest weightage in Nifty 50?

HDFC Bank has the highest weightage in Nifty 50. It has 11.57% weightage in Nifty 50.

Which company comes under nifty50?

The top 50 market float-based stocks come under nifty 50. The list is updated regularly.

How many companies are there in nifty50?

There are 50 companies in the nifty50.

Which are the top 4 companies for Nifty 50?

HDFC Bank, Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, and Infosys are the top 4 companies of Nifty 50 as per official data in January 2024.

What is Nifty full form?

Nifty is short for – National Stock Exchange Fifty.

Who is the owner of Nifty?

 India Index Services and Products (IISL), which is a fully-owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange Strategic Investment Corporation Limited is the owner of Nifty.

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