TCS First Indian Company To Cross 5-Lakh Crore Market Cap

MUMBAI: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the country's largest software services exporter, on Thursday attained a market valuation of over 5 lakh crore, becoming the first company in Indian markets to achieve this milestone.

TCS is also currently the country's most valued company in terms of market valuation.Photo: Reuters

At the end of Thursday's trade, the market capitalisation (m-cap) of TCS soared to 5,06,703.34 crore, the highest for the company since its listing in 2004.

Shares of the IT bellwether ended the day at 2,586.90, up 2.21 per cent on the BSE. In intra-day, it gained 2.52 per cent to 2,595 -- its 52-week high.

In dollar terms, TCS' market valuation rose to $84 billion.

Interestingly, TCS's current market capitalisation is higher than the combined valuation of other big IT players such as Infosys (1,92,196.84 crore), HCL Technologies (1,07,880.18 crore), Wipro (1,40,474.31 crore) and Tech Mahindra (50,374.76 crore).

TCS's stock has been in strong position, rallying more than 8 per cent in five consecutive sessions from last Thursday, after the company posted a 45 per cent jump in June quarter net profit.

TCS is also currently the country's most valued company in terms of market valuation.

The IT major is followed by state-run ONGC whose m-cap stood at 3,46,582.90 crore, Reliance Industries 3,34,054.95 crore, ITC (2,80,454.65 crore) and Coal India (2,42,579.97 crore).

The combined market capitalisation of as many as 16 listed Tata group firms stands at 3,06,338.63 crore.

Source: PTI