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List of Nifty 50 Companies to learn Nifty Constituent Stocks by Weightage (Updated): Nifty 50 is the benchmark index of the National stock exchange (NSE) in India. Basically, an index is the stock exchange creating a portfolio of the top securities held by it based on market capitalization in the respective category (entire market or sector-wise).

These indexes are useful because they provide investors and companies with a reliable benchmark. They have also been used as an investment strategy. In these cases, Investment Managers just set up their fund portfolios to simply track the index. They use the same portfolio as the index in an attempt to gain similar market returns.

Indexes play an important role as they also stand in the representation of a country’s market and economy. Today, we observe NSE’s benchmark index namely the Nifty 50. We take a look at the companies they have included along with the weights assigned to each.

Nifty 50 Companies List – NSE Benchmark Index

The Nifty 50 index tracks the behavior of the top 50 blue-chip companies as per market capitalization that are traded on the National Stock Exchange. Although the index includes only 50 of the 1600 companies that trade on the NSE it captures 66% of its float-adjusted market capitalization. Therefore, it is considered a true reflection of the Indian stock market.

Here are a few top features of the Nifty 50 Index:

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  1. The base year is taken as 1995 and the base value is set to 1000.
  2. Nifty is calculated using 50 large stocks that are actively traded on the NSE.
  3. The 50 companies are selected on the basis of free-float market capitalization.
  4. Here, the 50 top stocks are selected from different sectors.
  5. Nifty is owned and managed by India Index Services and Products (IISL)

Nifty 50 Companies List – Constituents of Nifty 50 by Weights – 2022

Sl NoCompanyIndustryWeightage
1Reliance Industries Ltd.OIL & GAS12.94%
2HDFC Bank Ltd.FINANCIAL SERVICES8.55%
3Infosys Ltd.IT7.73%
4ICICI Bank Ltd.FINANCIAL SERVICES7.11%
5Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.FINANCIAL SERVICES5.68%
6Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.IT4.89%
7Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.FINANCIAL SERVICES3.53%
8ITC Ltd.FMCG3.46%
9Hindustan Unilever Ltd.FMCG2.88%
10Larsen & Toubro Ltd.CONSTRUCTION2.72%
11State Bank Of IndiaFINANCIAL SERVICES2.58%
12AXIS Bank Ltd.FINANCIAL SERVICES2.43%
13Bharti Airtel Ltd.TELECOM2.39%
14Bajaj Finance Ltd.FINANCIAL SERVICES2.08%
15Asian PaintsCONSUMER DURABLES1.76%
16Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.AUTOMOBILE & AUTO COMPONENTS1.63%
17Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.AUTOMOBILE & AUTO COMPONENTS1.51%
18HCL Technologies Ltd.IT1.49%
19Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.HEALTHCARE1.30%
20TitanCONSUMER DURABLES1.17%
21Tata Motors Ltd.AUTOMOBILE & AUTO COMPONENTS1.07%
22Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.POWER1.05%
23Tata Steel Ltd.METALS & MINING1.01%
24NTPC Ltd.POWER0.98%
25Bajaj Finserv Ltd.FINANCIAL SERVICES0.96%
26UltraTech Cement Ltd.CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS0.94%
27Tech Mahindra Ltd.IT0.91%
28Nestle India Ltd.FMCG0.90%
29Wipro Ltd.IT0.89%
30Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.OIL & GAS0.85%
31JSW Steel Ltd.METALS & MINING0.79%
32Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.HEALTHCARE0.77%
33IndusInd Bank Ltd.FINANCIAL SERVICES0.75%
34HDFC Life Insurance Co.FINANCIAL SERVICES0.74%
35Grasim Industries Ltd.CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS0.72%
36Cipla Ltd.HEALTHCARE0.72%
37Hindalco Industries Ltd.METALS & MINING0.71%
38Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd.SERVICES0.70%
39SBI Life Insurance Co.FINANCIAL SERVICES0.70%
40Bajaj Auto Ltd.AUTOMOBILE & AUTO COMPONENTS0.70%
41Divi’s Laboratories Ltd.HEALTHCARE0.67%
42Tata Consumer Products Ltd.FMCG0.61%
43Britannia Industries Ltd.FMCG0.59%
44Coal India LtdOIL & GAS0.56%
45Eicher Motors Ltd.AUTOMOBILE & AUTO COMPONENTS0.56%
46Appolo HospitalHEALTHCARE0.54%
47Hero MotoCorp Ltd.AUTOMOBILE & AUTO COMPONENTS0.51%
48UPL Ltd.CHEMICALS0.49%
49Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd.OIL & GAS0.43%
50Shree Cement Ltd.CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS0.37%

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Bonus: BSE Sensex Constituent Stocks

The BSE Sensex or the Sensex 30 tracks the behavior of the top 30 companies as per market cap registered on the Bombay Stock Exchange. BSE Sensex stands for S&P Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index. Here are a few top facts about Sensex 30:

  1. The 30 companies are selected on the basis of free-float market capitalization.
  2. These are different companies from different sectors representing a sample of large, liquid, and representative companies.
  3. The base year of Sensex is 1978-79 and the base value is 100.
  4. Sensex is an indicator of market movement. If the Sensex goes down, this tells you that the stock price of most of the major stocks on the BSE has gone down. If Sensex goes up, it means that most of the major stocks in BSE went up during the given period.

Sensex 30 Companies- Constituents of Sensex 30 by Weights – 2022

SLCompanyIndustryWeight
1Reliance IndIntegrated Oil & Gas13.36%
2HDFC BankBanks9.65%
3ICICI BankBanks8.78%
4InfosysIT Consulting & Software8.70%
5HDFCPersonal Products6.51%
6TCSIT Consulting & Software5.13%
7Kotak Mahindra BankBanks4.23%
8ITCCigarettes,Tobacco Products4.10%
9HINDUSTAN UNIHousing Finance3.72%
10Larsen & ToubroConstruction & Engineering3.37%
11State Bank of IndiaBanks3.11%
12Axis BankBanks3.05%
13Bajaj FinanceHolding Companies2.63%
14Bharti AirtelTelecom Services2.62%
15Asian PaintsFurniture,Furnishing,Paints2.18%
16Maruti SuzukiCars & Utility Vehicles1.85%
17Mahindra & MahindraCars & Utility Vehicles1.78%
18HCL TechnologiesIT Consulting & Software1.54%
19Titan CoOther Apparels & Accessories1.53%
20Sun PharmaPharmaceuticals1.49%
21Bajaj FinservFinance (including NBFCs)1.22%
22Tata SteelIron & Steel/Interm.Products1.19%
23UltraTech CementCement & Cement Products1.18%
24Power GridElectric Utilities1.13%
25NTPCElectric Utilities1.12%
26NestlePackaged Foods1.07%
27Tech MahindraIT Consulting & Software1.03%
28WiproIT Consulting & Software0.96%
29IndusInd BankBanks0.95%
30Dr Reddy’s LabsPharmaceuticals0.84%

Also read: What is Nifty and Sensex? Stock Market Basics (For Beginners)

That’s all for this post. We hope it was useful for you. In case, if you have any queries related to Sensex and Nifty 50 Companies List or constituent stocks, let us know by commenting below. We’ll be happy to help. Happy Investing!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What are the 50 stocks of Nifty 50?

The 50 stocks in the Nifty 50 companies list are the largest and most well-established companies in India, that are listed on the National Stock Exchanges. These 50 stocks of nifty are the well-diversified 50 companies index reflecting overall market conditions. NIFTY 50 constituents and Index are computed using the free-float market capitalization method. A few top stocks of Nifty 50 are Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, Infosys, Icici Bank, TCS, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC, L&T, HUL, ITC, and more.

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2. Which share is best in Nifty 50?

The best share to invest in the Nifty 50 index depends on your preference, your future predictions, and your risk appetite. These 50 stocks are selected from various sectors like Financial Services, IT, Automobiles, Oil & Gas, Consumer goods, Metals, construction, telecom, and more. As these Nifty 50 stocks are mostly the market leaders in their industry, you can pick the stocks from different sectors that you’re most optimistic about.

3. How many companies are there in Nifty 50?

There are 50 companies under the Nifty 50 index and they are selected from the different sectors in India. The major weightage of the Nifty 50 companies comes under Financial Services, IT, Oil & Gas, Consumers goods, and Automobile. 

4. How can I buy Nifty 50 stocks?

You can buy any of the stocks listed in the Nifty 50 companies list, directly from the stock market using your Demat account. As these companies trade actively on the National stock exchange (NSE), you can purchase these companies through stockbrokers using your Demat account. Else, if you want to invest in the entire Nifty 50 companies list, you can invest in Nifty 50 Index funds (offered by various AMCs in India), whose portfolio replicates the stock constituents of Nifty 50 stocks.

5. What is the eligibility criteria for the selection of Nifty 50 stocks?

Eligibility Criteria for Selection of Constituent Stocks:
i. Market impact cost is the best measure of the liquidity of a stock. It accurately reflects the costs faced when actually trading an index. For a stock to qualify for possible inclusion into the NIFTY50, have traded at an average impact cost of 0.50% or less during the last six months for 90% of the observations, for the basket size of Rs. 100 Million.
ii. The company should have a listing history of 6 months.
iii. Companies that are allowed to trade in the F&O segment are only eligible to be constituents of the index.
iv. A company that comes out with an IPO will be eligible for inclusion in the index if it fulfills the normal eligibility criteria for the index for a 3-month period instead of a 6-month period.

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6. What is the Index Rebalancing frequency?

The index is re-balanced on a semi-annual basis. The cut-off date is January 31 and July 31 of each year, i.e. For a semi-annual review of indices, average data for six months ending the cut-off date is considered. Four weeks prior notice is given to the market from the date of
change.

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