List of Sensex 30 Companies: Sensex, the benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), consists of the top 30 companies listed on BSE. That’s why Sensex is also known as BSE 30. In this post, we are going to look into the Sensex 30 companies’ constituents, along with their weightage in the index. Let’s get started.
What is Sensex?
Before we look into the Sensex 30 companies’ weightage, let’s first brush up on the basics and revise what exactly is Sensex.
The BSE Sensex or the Sensex 30 tracks the behaviour of the top 30 companies as per the free float 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:
- The 30 companies are selected on the basis of the free-float market capitalization.
- The base year of Sensex is 1978-79 and the base value is 100. Currently, BSE is hovering at 50,000 points.
- These are different companies from different sectors representing a sample of large, liquid, and representative companies.
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.
Constituents of Sensex 30 Companies by Weightage
Here is the list of 30 companies of Sensex along with the company’s Sensex weightage.
|1.||Reliance Industries Ltd.||Integrated Oil & Gas||12.00%|
|2.||HDFC Bank Ltd.||Banks||10.47%|
|3.||Infosys Ltd.||IT Consulting & Software||9.72%|
|4.||Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.||Housing Finance||7.67%|
|5.||ICICI Bank Ltd.||Banks||7.49%|
|6.||Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.||IT Consulting & Software||5.99%|
|7.||Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.||Banks||4.45%|
|8.||Hindustan Unilever Ltd.||Personal Products||3.66%|
|9.||Larsen & Toubro Ltd.||Construction & Engineering||3.19%|
|10.||ITC Ltd.||Cigarettes,Tobacco Products||3.12%|
|11.||Bajaj Finance Ltd.||Finance (including NBFCs)||3.09%|
|12.||AXIS Bank Ltd.||Banks||3.07%|
|13||Bharti Airtel Ltd.||Telecom Services||2.61%|
|14.||State Bank of India||Banks||2.53%|
|15.||Asian Paints Ltd.||Furniture,Furnishing,Paints||2.32%|
|16.||HCL Technologies Ltd.||IT Consulting & Software||2.20%|
|17.||Bajaj Finserv||Finance (including NBFCs)||1.67%|
|18.||Tata Steel Ltd.||Iron & Steel/Interm.Products||1.51%|
|19.||Tech Mahindra Ltd.||IT Consulting & Software||1.40%|
|20.||Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.||Cars & Utility Vehicles||1.38%|
|21.||Titan Company Ltd.||Other Apparels & Accessories||1.30%|
|22.||UltraTech Cement Ltd.||Cement & Cement Products||1.30%|
|23.||Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.||Pharmaceuticals||1.24%|
|24.||Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.||Cars & Utility Vehicles||1.11%|
|25.||Nestle India Ltd.||FMCG||1.06%|
|26.||IndusInd Bank Ltd||Banks||1.05%|
|28.||NTPC Ltd.||Electric Utilities||0.88/%|
|30.||Bajaj Auto Ltd.||2/3 Wheelers||0.74%|
Quick Note: Please note that the BSE 30 companies are updated as of March 2021 and the top 30 listed companies in BSE is subjected to change in the future, which might result in a change in the weightage of 30 companies of Sensex.
In this post, we looked into the Sensex 30 Companies by weightage. All the stocks in the BSE top 30 companies list are old and well-established companies and most leaders in their industry. Many of these stocks are able to move the index and the market if there is a significant movement in the share price of these companies.
That’s all for this post on the top 30 Sensex companies or the Sensex stocks list. Do let us know which is your favourite stock in the top 30 listed companies in the BSE list in the comment section below. Have a great day and Happy Investing.
Aron, Bachelors in Commerce from Mangalore University, entered the world of Equity research to explore his interests in financial markets. Outside of work, you can catch him binging on a show, supporting RCB, and dreaming of visiting Kasol soon. He also believes that eating kid’s ice-cream is the best way to teach them taxes.