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 Nifty 50. We take a look at the companies they have included along with the weights assigned to each.

Nifty 50 – 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.

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

  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 the 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 – Constituents of Nifty 50 by Weights – 2021

1.Reliance Industries Ltd.Energy - Oil & Gas10.01%
2.HDFC Bank Ltd.Banking9.59%
3.Infosys Ltd.Information Technology8.60%
4.Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.Financial Services6.55%
5.ICICI Bank Ltd.Banking6.41%
6.Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.Information Technology5.08%
7.Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.Banking3.67%
8.Hindustan Unilever Ltd.Consumer Goods3.24%
9.AXIS Bank Ltd.Banking2.83%
10.Larsen & Toubro Ltd.Construction2.66%
11.ITC Ltd.Consumer Goods2.60%
12.State Bank of India Banking2.36%
13.Bajaj Finance Ltd.Financial Services2.34%
14.Asian Paints Ltd.Consumer Goods1.98%
14.Bharti Airtel Ltd.Telecommunication1.82%
16.HCL Technologies Ltd.Information Technology1.57%
17.Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.Automobile1.47%
18.Tata Steel Ltd.Metals1.34%
19.Wipro Ltd.Information Technology1.18%
20.UltraTech Cement Ltd.Cement1.15%
21.Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.Automobile1.09%
22.Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.Pharmaceuticals1.07%
23.Bajaj Finserv Ltd.Financial Services1.07%
24.Titan Company Ltd.Consumer Goods1.06%
25.Tech Mahindra Ltd.Information Technology1.00%
26.JSW Steel Ltd.Metals0.97%
27.Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.Pharmaceuticals0.97%
28.Nestle India Ltd.Consumer Goods0.92%
29.IndusInd Bank Ltd.Banking0.90%
30.Tata Motors Ltd.Automobile0.89%
31.Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.Energy - Power0.87%
32.Grasim Industries Ltd.Cement0.84%
33.HDFC Life Insurance Co. Ltd.Insurance0.83%
34.Divi’s Laboratories Ltd.Pharmaceuticals0.82%
35.NTPC Ltd.Energy - Power0.81%
36.Hindalco Industries Ltd.Metals0.80%
37.Bajaj Auto Ltd.Automobile0.79%
38.Adani Port and Special Economic ZoneInfrastructure0.76%
39.Cipla Ltd.Pharmaceuticals0.72%
40.Tata Consumer products Ltd.Consumer Goods0.66%
41.SBI Life Insurance Co.Insurance0.65%
42.UPL Ltd. Chemicals0.64%
43.Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd.Energy - Oil & Gas0.64%
44.Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.Energy - Oil & Gas0.63%
45.Britannia Industries Ltd.Consumer Goods0.63%
46.Hero MotoCorp Ltd.Automobile0.55%
47.Eicher Motors Ltd.Automobile0.55%
48.Shree Cement Ltd.Cement0.54%
49.Coal India Ltd.Mining0.45%
50.Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.Energy - Oil & Gas0.40%

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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:

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  1. The 30 companies are selected on the basis of the 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 – 2021

 NameIndustry Weight
1.Reliance Industries Ltd.Integrated Oil & Gas12.00%
2.HDFC Bank Ltd.Banks10.47%
3.Infosys Ltd.IT Consulting & Software9.72%
4.Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.Housing Finance7.67%
5.ICICI Bank Ltd.Banks7.49%
6.Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.IT Consulting & Software5.99%
7.Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.Banks4.45%
8.Hindustan Unilever Ltd.Personal Products3.66%
9.Larsen & Toubro Ltd.Construction & Engineering3.19%
10.ITC Ltd.Cigarettes,Tobacco Products3.12%
11.Bajaj Finance Ltd.Finance (including NBFCs)3.09%
12.AXIS Bank Ltd.Banks3.07%
13Bharti Airtel Ltd.Telecom Services2.61%
14.State Bank of India Banks2.53%
15.Asian Paints Ltd.Furniture,Furnishing,Paints2.32%
16.HCL Technologies Ltd.IT Consulting & Software2.20%
17.Bajaj FinservFinance (including NBFCs)1.67%
18.Tata Steel Ltd.Iron & Steel/Interm.Products1.51%
19.Tech Mahindra Ltd.IT Consulting & Software1.40%
20.Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.Cars & Utility Vehicles1.38%
21.Titan Company Ltd.Other Apparels & Accessories1.30%
22.UltraTech Cement Ltd.Cement & Cement Products1.30%
23.Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.Pharmaceuticals1.24%
24.Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.Cars & Utility Vehicles1.11%
25.Nestle India Ltd.FMCG1.06%
26.IndusInd Bank LtdBanks1.05%
27.POWERGRIDElectric Utilities0.90%
28.NTPC Ltd.Electric Utilities0.88/%
29.Dr. Reddy Pharmaceuticals0.87%
30.Bajaj Auto Ltd.2/3 Wheelers0.74%

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

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