What is Nifty 50 index?
Indian Equity Market consists of various indices, Nifty 50 index is also one of the major index in the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
Full form of Nifty is National Index Fifty.
The Nifty 50 index consists of 50 Indian stocks Companies list of 14 (Previously 13) important sectors of the economy.
These 50 Stock Companies have different weightage in Nifty 50 Index.
The basis of Nifty 50 is closing prices on 3rd November 1995 with a base value of 1000 and with a base capital of Rs. 2.06 trillion.
Computation & Trading in Nifty 50 Index
Nifty 50 is computed by free-float capitalization method.
It is traded frequently in both options and future market. For trading purpose, the current lot size of Nifty is 75 units.
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Below is the list of Nifty 50 Stocks Weightage 2020 that are included in Nifty 50 Index along with weightage sorted on the basis of percentages updated on September 1, 2020 for August closing. (Nifty weightage stocks)
- Reliance Industries Ltd. – 13.63%
- HDFC Bank Ltd. – 9.99%
- Infosys Ltd. – 7.03%
- Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. – 6.55%
- ICICI Bank Ltd. – 5.62%
- Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. – 4.90%
- Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. – 4.24%
- Hindustan Unilever Ltd. – 3.91%
- ITC Ltd. – 3.45%
- Bharti Airtel Ltd. – 2.55%
- AXIS Bank Ltd. – 2.54%
- Larsen & Toubro Ltd. – 2.39%
- Bajaj Finance Ltd. – 1.91%
- Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. – 1.88%
- Asian Paints Ltd. – 1.77%
- State Bank of India – 1.68%
- HCL Technologies Ltd. – 1.56%
- Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. – 1.20%
- Nestle India Ltd. – 1.18%
- Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. – 1.16%
- Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. – 1.07%
- NTPC Ltd. – 0.97%
- Titan Company Ltd. – 0.95%
- Tech Mahindra Ltd. – 0.95%
- Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. – 0.95%
- UltraTech Cement Ltd. – 0.93%
- Britannia Industries Ltd. – 0.91%
- HDFC Life Insurance Co. Ltd.- 0.86%
- Wipro Ltd. – 0.83%
- Hero MotoCorp Ltd. – 0.81%
- Bajaj Auto Ltd. – 0.80%
- IndusInd Bank Ltd. – 0.79%
- Bajaj Finserv Ltd. – 0.77%
- Cipla Ltd. – 0.75%
- Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. – 0.68%
- Tata Steel Ltd. – 0.63%
- Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. – 0.62%
- Eicher Motors Ltd. – 0.60%
- UPL Ltd. – 0.58%
- Coal India Ltd. – 0.58%
- JSW Steel Ltd. – 0.57%
- Shree Cement Ltd. – 0.56%
- Hindalco Industries Ltd. – 0.56%
- Grasim Industries Ltd. – 0.55%
- Adani Port and Special Economic Zone – 0.55%
- Tata Motors Ltd. – 0.53%
- Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. – 0.45%
- Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. – 0.38%
- GAIL (India) Ltd. – 0.37%
- Bharti Infratel Ltd. – 0.35%
(Reliance Weight in Nifty 50) Reliance Industries Ltd. has the highest weightage having 13.63% weightage in Nifty 50 Stocks Companies list 2020, whereas HDFC Bank remains at second place having 9.99% weightage & Infosys is on third spot having 7.03% in Nifty 50 Companies list 2020 based on closing prices of July 2020.
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. has been replaced by Bharti Infratel Ltd. that has the least weightage of 0.35% in Nifty 50.
There is exclusion of Vedanta Ltd. in the Nifty 50 Index from July 31, 2020. HDFC Life (HDFCLife) has been included as a replacement of Vedanta in Nifty50 Index.
There was exclusion of Yes Bank in the Nifty 50 Index on March 19, 2020. Shree Cement Ltd has been lately included in Nifty50 Index.
For Daily weightage, you can check Top 10 Nifty Stocks. These stocks are called Nifty heavy weights stocks.
Tabular Chart of Nifty 50 Stocks Weightage 2020
|AXIS Bank Ltd.||AXISBANK||FINANCIAL SERVICES||2.54%|
|Bajaj Finance Ltd.||BAJFINANCE||FINANCIAL SERVICES||1.91%|
|Bajaj Finserv Ltd.||BAJAJFINSV||FINANCIAL SERVICES||0.77%|
|HDFC Bank Ltd.||HDFCBANK||FINANCIAL SERVICES||9.99%|
|HDFC Life Insurance Co.||HDFCLIFE||FINANCIAL SERVICES||0.86%|
|Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.||HDFC||FINANCIAL SERVICES||6.55%|
|ICICI Bank Ltd.||ICICIBANK||FINANCIAL SERVICES||5.62%|
|IndusInd Bank Ltd.||INDUSINDBK||FINANCIAL SERVICES||0.79%|
|Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.||KOTAKBANK||FINANCIAL SERVICES||4.24%|
|State Bank Of India||SBIN||FINANCIAL SERVICES||1.68%|
|Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd.||BPCL||OIL & GAS||0.68%|
|GAIL (India) Ltd.||GAIL||OIL & GAS||0.37%|
|Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.||IOC||OIL & GAS||0.45%|
|Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.||ONGC||OIL & GAS||0.62%|
|Reliance Industries Ltd.||RELIANCE||OIL & GAS||13.63%|
|Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.||POWERGRID||POWER||0.95%|
|HCL Technologies Ltd.||HCLTECH||IT||1.56%|
|Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.||TCS||IT||4.90%|
|Tech Mahindra Ltd.||TECHM||IT||0.95%|
|Asian Paints Ltd.||ASIANPAINT||CONSUMER GOODS||1.77%|
|Britannia Industries Ltd.||BRITANNIA||CONSUMER GOODS||0.91%|
|Hindustan Unilever Ltd.||HINDUNILVR||CONSUMER GOODS||3.91%|
|ITC Ltd.||ITC||CONSUMER GOODS||3.45%|
|Nestle India Ltd.||NESTLEIND||CONSUMER GOODS||1.18%|
|Titan Company Ltd.||TITAN||CONSUMER GOODS||0.95%|
|Bajaj Auto Ltd.||BAJAJ-AUTO||AUTOMOBILE||0.80%|
|Eicher Motors Ltd.||EICHERMOT||AUTOMOBILE||0.60%|
|Hero MotoCorp Ltd.||HEROMOTOCO||AUTOMOBILE||0.81%|
|Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.||M&M||AUTOMOBILE||1.20%|
|Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.||MARUTI||AUTOMOBILE||1.88%|
|Tata Motors Ltd.||TATAMOTORS||AUTOMOBILE||0.53%|
|Larsen & Toubro Ltd.||LT||CONSTRUCTION||2.39%|
|Coal India Ltd.||COALINDIA||METALS||0.58%|
|Hindalco Industries Ltd.||HINDALCO||METALS||0.56%|
|JSW Steel Ltd.||JSWSTEEL||METALS||0.57%|
|Tata Steel Ltd.||TATASTEEL||METALS||0.63%|
|Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd.||DRREDDY||PHARMA||1.07%|
|Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.||SUNPHARMA||PHARMA||1.16%|
|Bharti Airtel Ltd.||BHARTIARTL||TELECOM||2.55%|
|Bharti Infratel Ltd.||INFRATEL||TELECOM||0.35%|
|Grasim Industries Ltd.||GRASIM||CEMENT & CEMENT PRODUCTS||0.55%|
|Shree Cement Ltd.||SHREECEM||CEMENT & CEMENT PRODUCTS||0.56%|
|UltraTech Cement Ltd.||ULTRACEMCO||CEMENT & CEMENT PRODUCTS||0.93%|
|UPL Ltd.||UPL||FERTILISERS & PESTICIDES||0.58%|
|Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd.||ADANIPORTS||SERVICES||0.55%|
|Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.||ZEEL||MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT||0.38%|
Nifty 50 Index Sector wise weightage
As on August 31, 2020 Nifty 50 weightage index consists of 14 different sectors .
Prior to April 1,2020, this index consists of 13 different sectors.
The Energy sector has been divided into 2 sectors namely Oil & Gas and Power.
Financial Services Sector has the highest weightage percentage of 34.38% and Media and Entertainment Sector has the least percentage of 0.36% in Nifty 50 Sectoral Weightage on the basis of Nifty 50 June Closing prices.
Their sector/ industry wise weightage is as below.
- Financial Services – 34.95%
- Oil & Gas – 15.75%
- IT – 15.27%
- Consumer Goods – 12.17%
- Automobile – 5.82%
- Pharma – 2.98%
- Telecom – 2.90%
- Construction – 2.39%
- Metals – 2.34%
- Cement & Cement Products – 2.04%
- Power – 1.92%
- Fertilizers & Pesticides – 0.58%
- Services – 0.55%
- Media & Entertainment – 0.38%
Nifty 50 Index Future and Options Lot Size
As per the circular Ref. No. 91/2018 dated September 28, 2018 issued by National Stock Exchange India Ltd, Nifty 50 Lot Size for futures & Options Contract is 75 units.
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