fe-500 News

From fe 500 3 years ago

Bigger operations, more market share

With total reserves of 267 billion tonne, of which 167 bt are under the proven category and rest under indicated category, Coal India Ltd rules the country’s coal market with a 82% share, meeting more than 50% of the country’s primary energy need.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Powering energy needs of India

Every fourth bulb in the country is lighted by power supplied by NTPC’s generating stations. That underlines the critical role of the central utility in the Indian power sector.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Exploring more business avenues

It was the harsh winter in Europe and then the political crisis in Egypt that spoiled the party for India’s largest commercial enterprise IOC, which was hoping for stability in crude oil price so that the government would give it pricing freedom on diesel and let it raise capital from the market to lower its short term borrowings this fiscal.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Leading the domestic oil hunt

ONGC continues to lead the domestic exploration campaign in the oil and gas sector even as it is raising its profile in downstream businesses like refining and petrochemicals.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Focussing on a strong growth path

Reliance Industries Limited is India’s largest private sector conglomerate by market value and reported annual sales of Rs 1.92 lakh crore and net profits of Rs 16, 236 crore in 2009-10.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Growth despite rising input costs

Two years after the global economic crises, corporate India is back on a strong growth path and has witnessed a rebound in both topline and bottomline. India Inc is optimist of growth despite the sharp increase in cost of raw materials in the last one year.
From fe 500 3 years ago

Keeping the faith

India Inc negotiated the headwinds of the post-2008 global recession and turned in a good performance in 2009-10, reinforcing the faith of world investors in the resilience of the Indian market.
From fe 500 4 years ago

Leveraging the expanding gas market

Public sector gas marketer GAIL India is well positioned to take advantage of the country’s growing shift towards natural gas as a clean source of energy.
From fe 500 4 years ago

More positive factors

As always, aggregates tend to conceal some real good or bad performances. Thus, even though cement products showed good income growth of 48.20%, Rain Commodities grew at the higher rate of 75.47%.
From fe 500 4 years ago

A commendable ten year track record

India Inc’s sales have increased steadily during the last ten years. The compounded annual growth rate or CAGR of the top 100 companies in terms of composite ranking was 17.86% during the past ten years i.e. 1999-2000 to 2008-09.
From fe 500 4 years ago

Caveats and limitations

While the overall sales rankings have been made on the basis of the available universe of private and public sector quoted companies, the other rankings are restricted to the FE 500.
From fe 500 4 years ago

How we did it

The FE 500 list has been compiled from largely published balance sheets of companies, which closed their last financial year between April 1, 2008, and March 31, 2009. And for some companies June 2009 figures have been considered.
From fe 500 4 years ago

Forging ahead with global ambitions

For the auto-manufacturers, financial year 2009 would be one to forget. The credit crunch and the subsequent slowing of the economy had a telling effect on the auto manufacturers. Almost all players reported poor numbers.
From fe 500 4 years ago

On the collaboration and learning path

The famous corporate guru Peter F Drucker once famously mentioned, “Management is about doing the right things, but leadership is about doing things right.”
From fe 500 4 years ago

Continuously reinventing itself

Tough times call for tough decisions, but looking ahead and creating advantages is more proactive. And this has been the theme at Wipro, which has been continuously looking at creating new advantages for itself and its customers over the six decades of its existence.
From fe 500 4 years ago

Maintaining clients and margins

Give me a lever and I can move the world,” said Archimedes, the Greek genius. In the context of the Indian corporate world Infosys Technologies seems to have several levers that keep its profitability moving.