Nifty 50 Companies List September 2020

Published: September 11, 2020 at 3:47 pm

Last Updated on August 22, 2022 at 11:28 pm

Nifty 50 companies with index weightage are listed for November 2020. These 50 out of the 1600 companies traded on the NSE representing 65% its float-adjusted market capitalization. The index started trading in April 1996.

To be included in the Nifty, a stock must have an impact cost of less than 0.5% during the last six months for 90% of the observations for a portfolio of Rs. 10 crores. This means that large quantities of stocks can be bought or sold without too much disparity between buying and asking price. This is a good way to measure market liquidity.

Thus the 50 stocks of Nifty represent the most liquid stocks on the NSE weights as per their free-float market capitalization. The base date is November 3, 1995 (1st anniversary of the NSE) and the base value is 1000 with a base capital of Rs 2.06 trillion.

NIfty 50 Calculation

From 26th 2009, the index was created using the float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted method. This is computed by multiplying the market capitalization with an investible weight factor (IWF). The IWF is a measure of shares that are freely available for trading.

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IWF = [Total Shares– (A+B +C +D +E +F)] /Total Shares


  • A= Shareholding of promoter and promoter group
  • B= Government holding in the capacity of a strategic investor
  • C= Shares held by promoters through ADR/GDRs.
  • D= Equity held by associate/group companies (cross-holdings)
  • E= Employee Welfare Trusts
  • F= Shares under lock-in category

Market Capitalization = Shares outstanding X Price
Free Float Market Capitalization = Market Capitalization X IWF

The level of the Index reflects the total market value of all the stocks in the Index relative to the base period November 3, 1995
Index Value = (Current Market Value / Base Market Capital )* Base Index Value

Here: Base Market Capital: Rs 2.06 trillion and Base Index Value: 1000

Stocks with the highest free-float market cap have the highest weight in the index.

Index Level= SUM of (Price ×Free Float Market Capitalization)​/Divisor

The SUM is carried out over all the 50 stocks. The divisor is proprietary to the NSE tacking corporate actions into account and changes each time a stock is replaced.

Nifty 50 Stock weights (%) November 2020

Security NameIndustryFree Float Market Capitalisation (Rs. Crores)Weightage (%)
Reliance Industries Ltd.REFINERIES664240.313.24
HDFC Bank Ltd.BANKS514544.910.25
Infosys Ltd.COMPUTERS – SOFTWARE388506.37.74
Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.FINANCE – HOUSING344566.56.87
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.COMPUTERS – SOFTWARE279987.25.58
ICICI Bank Ltd.BANKS270736.85.4
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.BANKS226634.34.52
Hindustan Unilever Ltd.DIVERSIFIED184932.23.69
ITC Ltd.CIGARETTES144368.32.88
Axis Bank Ltd.BANKS122074.52.43
Larsen & Toubro Ltd.ENGINEERING113539.42.26
Bharti Airtel Ltd.TELECOMMUNICATION – SERVICES104119.32.08
Asian Paints Ltd.PAINTS99699.51.99
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.AUTOMOBILES – 4 WHEELERS92577.451.85
HCL Technologies Ltd.COMPUTERS – SOFTWARE91390.811.82
Bajaj Finance Ltd.FINANCE87734.311.75
State Bank of IndiaBANKS72626.261.45
Nestle India Ltd.FOOD AND FOOD PROCESSING61221.971.22
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.PHARMACEUTICALS59331.661.18
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.AUTOMOBILES – 4 WHEELERS56861.141.13
UltraTech Cement Ltd.CEMENT AND CEMENT PRODUCTS52807.61.05
Wipro Ltd.COMPUTERS – SOFTWARE50620.11.01
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.PHARMACEUTICALS50287.061
Tech Mahindra Ltd.COMPUTERS – SOFTWARE50302.421
Titan Company Ltd.GEMS, JEWELLERY AND WATCHES48642.030.97
HDFC Life Insurance Company Ltd.FINANCE46445.250.93
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.POWER43835.490.87
NTPC Ltd.POWER42471.40.85
Britannia Industries Ltd.FOOD AND FOOD PROCESSING40968.910.82
Divi’s Laboratories Ltd.PHARMACEUTICALS40037.550.8
Cipla Ltd.PHARMACEUTICALS38327.850.76
Bajaj Auto Ltd.AUTOMOBILES – 2 AND 3 WHEELERS37591.810.75
Hero MotoCorp Ltd.AUTOMOBILES – 2 AND 3 WHEELERS36351.820.72
Bajaj Finserv Ltd.FINANCE33704.160.67
IndusInd Bank Ltd.BANKS33222.950.66
Tata Steel Ltd.STEEL AND STEEL PRODUCTS30986.180.62
Grasim Industries Ltd.CEMENT AND CEMENT PRODUCTS30725.910.61
SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd.FINANCE29998.240.6
Eicher Motors Ltd.AUTOMOBILES – 4 WHEELERS29061.220.58
Shree Cement Ltd.CEMENT AND CEMENT PRODUCTS28961.960.58
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.REFINERIES28448.990.57
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd.SHIPPING26320.530.52
Hindalco Industries Ltd.ALUMINIUM24916.350.5
Coal India Ltd.MINING23928.640.48
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.OIL EXPLORATION/PRODUCTION23677.340.47
Tata Motors Ltd.AUTOMOBILES – 4 WHEELERS23765.640.47
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.REFINERIES20220.20.4
GAIL (India) Ltd.GAS15671.620.31

Source: NSE monthly reports

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