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TCS market value crosses Rs 5 lakh cr; shares hit 52-week high

Last updated on: July 23, 2014 13:35 IST

TCS market value crosses Rs 5 lakh cr; shares hit 52-week high

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Software giant Tata Consultancy Services on Wednesday attained a market valuation of over Rs 5 lakh crore (Rs 5 trillion) for the first time, helped by a rally in the stock.

The market capitalisation (m-cap) of TCS surged to Rs 5,03,148.25 crore (Rs 5,031.48 billion), the highest for the company since its listing in 2004.

In dollar terms, TCS' market valuation rose to $83 billion.

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Image: Tata Consultancy Services has become the first company entered into the Rs 5,00,000-crore (Rs 5,000-billion) market cap club.
Photographs: Reuters

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Interestingly, TCS's current market capitalisation is higher than the combined valuation of Infosys (Rs 1,90,103.75 crore or Rs 1,901.03 billion), HCL Technologies (Rs 1,08,069.20 crore or Rs 1,080.69 billion), Wipro (Rs 1,40,042.54 crore or Rs 1,400.42 billion) and Tech Mahindra (Rs 50,416.95 crore or Rs 504.16 billion).

The company's share price rose by 1.95 per cent to Rs 2,580.60 -- its 52-week high on the BSE in morning trade.

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Image: TCS is expected to perform good in ensuing times.
Photographs: Vivek Prakash/Reuters

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The stock has been in strong position, rallying more than 8 per cent in five consecutive sessions from last Thursday, after the company posted a 45 per cent jump in June quarter net profit.

TCS is also currently the country's most valued company in terms of market valuation.

The IT major was followed by state-run ONGC whose m-cap stood at Rs 3,47,780.67 crore (Rs 3,477.8 billion), Reliance Industries Rs 3,31,451.84 crore (Rs 3,314.51 billion), ITC (Rs 2,78,305.88 crore or Rs 2,783.05) and Coal India (Rs 2,43,180.03 crore or Rs 2,431.8).


Image: TCS is considered to be the industry leader presently.
Photographs: Courtesy, TCS

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