Top Companies India

Alphabetical list of Companies
With regards to revenue generation, Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) heads the list of Indian companies for 2011 according to the Forbes Global 500 List. In 2010, this oil company had earned 68,837 million US dollars. 78.92 percent stakes in this organization are owned by the President of India. It also has the widest and biggest network of filling stations in India.

Out of the 21 oil refineries in India, 10 are owned by the organization. It also owns the 98th position among the 500 top companies of the world. The organization, based in Mumbai, also occupies the 18th spot in the list of the best petroleum companies of the world.

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)



Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is the biggest organization in the private sector in India. In 2011, the company attained the 134th spot in the Fortune Global 500 List and its revenue amounted to $58,900 million.

In the 2010 Fortune Global 500 List it was in the 175th position. It is the biggest producer of fiber and polyester producers of the world. It is also one of the 10 leading petrochemical product manufacturers in the world.

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)



Ranked at the 272nd spot in the Fortune Global 500 List for 2011, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) is a publicly held organization. Based in Mumbai, the organization earned approximately 34,102 million dollars in 2011 and operates two refineries at Kochi and Mumbai.

In the Fortune Global 500 List for 2010 it was at the 4th spot among Indian companies in terms of revenue. In 2011 it has replaced the State Bank of India to become the 3rd leading Indian company in the Forbes list.

State Bank of India (SBI)



In 2011 the State Bank of India (SBI) was able to increase its revenue from 2010 but it slipped one place to the 4th position in the rankings for Indian companies. In the global rankings too, it has experienced a drop of 10 spots – in the 2010 Fortune Global 500 List it was at the 282nd place.

In 2011, the banking organization earned revenues amounting to 32,450 million dollars while in 2010 this figure stood at $28,213 million. Established at Mumbai in 1955 by the Union Government, the organization is one of the biggest providers of financial and banking services in India.

Hindustan Petroleum



Hindustan Petroleum has the ownership of two of the top Indian oil refineries and is at the 336th spot in the Fortune Global 500 List for 2011. Its net revenue for 2011 was 28,593 million.

Regarded as one of the top companies of India, it is also a component of the Nifty index. The company was set up in 1974 and focuses on oil, petroleum, lubricants, natural gas, and petrochemicals.

Tata Motors Limited



Tata Motors is the top automobile based organization in South Asia. On a global basis, it is the second biggest maker of buses and fourth biggest maker of trucks. Occupying the 359th spot in the 2011 Fortune Global 500 List its revenues for that year amounted to 27,046 million dollars.

Its 2011 performance can be considered a remarkable improvement from 2010 when it was placed at the 442nd spot. The organization came up with its first commercial vehicle in 1954 and since then has made more than 4 million vehicles.

In addition to trucks and buses, Tata Motors deals in passenger cars, coaches, and vans. Its plants are located at various parts of India and Argentina, Thailand, South Africa, and the UK. As per a survey by The Economic Times and Brand Finance, the organization has also been rated as one of the most valuable Indian brands.

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)



In the 2011 Fortune Global 500 list, the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) occupies the 361st spot and its revenues for that year amounted to 26,945 million dollars.

The oil and gas production and exploration organization is responsible for 81% of the natural gas produced in the country. ONGC is set to purchase a 2 thousand acres property in Dahanu in order to process offshore gas. It also earns the maximum profits among Indian companies.

Tata Steel

In the Fortune Global 500 list for 2011, Tata Steel occupies the 370th spot. It was incorporated in 1907 and is presently among the biggest steel organizations of the world. It operates in 26 countries across the world and aims to reach the 100 million tons mark by 2015. It has, however, seen a dip from the Fortune Global 500 list of 2010. In 2011 its revenues stood at 26,065 million dollars.

Top Indian companies in 2011

According to Forbes 2000 Global List 2011 the following organizations are being regarded as the leading Indian companies:

List A: state owned/controlled companies

CompanyGlobal RankingAssets (in billion dollars)Sales (in billion dollars)Market value (in billion dollars)Profits (in billion dollars)
Indian Oil24336.852.116.42.4
NTPC34828.710.831.82
Coal India41815.610.446.12.2
Steel Authority of India 54115.7914.21.5
Bharat Heavy Electricals 63911.57.421.4965.3 million
Punjab National Bank65367.55.77.5886.3 million
Bank of Baroda76363.34.57.2709.3 million
Canara Bank81659.44.95.5669.2 million
GAIL (India)8998612.4742.4 million
Bank of India96361.74.65.3398.7 million
NMDC10763.51.424.31761.9 million
PowerGrid Corporation of India111914.21.610455.3 million
Power Finance Corporation of India119518.91.86.2530.6 million
Union Bank of India124143.53.43.6462.9 million
Rural Electrification Corporation Limited135315.51.55523.8 million
NHPC1388111.16.3485.4 million
IDBI Bank142352.542.9227.7 million
Central Bank of India151340.73.11.4259.4 million
Indian Bank151522.622.1350.2 million
Oil India154641.86.8582.4 million
Oriental Bank of Commerce161330.62.62253.1 million
Corporation Bank164524.91.91.8263.6 million
UCO Bank170930.62.31.2225.8 million
Syndicate Bank1782312.51.3181.7 million
Indian Overseas Bank180629.22.61.7157.7 million
Andhra Bank183120.11.61.4234.2


List B: private companies

CompanyGlobal RankingAssets (in billion dollars)Sales (in billion dollars)Market value (in billion dollars)Profits (in billion dollars)
ICICI Bank288108.413.225.61
Bharti Airtel45316.79.327.12
Larsen & Toubro49915.79.820.71.2
HDFC Bank58949.54.522.4670.1 million
Hindalco Industries64315.413.58.7875.8 million
Tata Consultancy Services7016.16.746.61.6
HDFC – Housing Development735322.821.4721.2 million
Wipro7827.36.124.21
Infosys Technologies7896.15.138.61.4
Axis Bank82040.13.411.5552.9 million
ITC9185.34.329.2929.9 million
Mahindra & Mahindra10257.978.2553 million
Jindal Steel & Power12045.62.513.4797.1 million
DLF127513.81.68.4383.7 million
Tata Power13688.94.26.3440.8 million
Adani Enterprises14056.85.814.4205.1 million
Grasim Industries14926.24.44.8690.6 million
Kotak Mahindra Bank151212.22.16.8291.6 million
Hero Honda Motors15601.93.56.8497.9 million
Allahabad Bank159127.22.22271.4 million
Bajaj Auto16391.92.68.8355.8 million
Sun Pharmaceuticals16842850 million9.6301.4 million
JSW Steel17807.94.24.4356.4 million


Last Updated on 4/13/2012



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