NTPC is currently trading at Rs. 170.50, up by 0.90 points or 0.53% from its previous closing of Rs. 169.60 on the BSE.
The scrip opened at Rs. 169.90 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 171.25 and Rs. 169.55 respectively. So far 67,000 shares were traded on the counter.
The BSE group 'A' stock of face value Rs. 10 has touched a 52 week high of Rs. 177.80 on 27-Jan-2017 and a 52 week low of Rs. 116.80 on 25-Feb-2016.
Last one week high and low of the scrip stood at Rs. 173.00 and Rs. 168.35 respectively. The current market cap of the company is Rs. 1,40,585.00 crore.
The promoters holding in the company stood at 69.74%, while Institutions and Non-Institutions held 28.13% and 2.12% respectively.
NTPC is looking for strategic partners to set up cement plants near its coal-based power stations to utilise fly ash. In this regard, the company is likely to submit its expression of interest by March 10, 2017.
The company produces about 65 million tonnes of ash annually, out of which 80 per cent is fly ash. Presently, this ash is being utilised in land development, ash dyke raising, road/rail embankments, brick/blocks/tile industries and cement industries, among others.