TCS valued at almost $200 billion, closer to US-listed peer Accenture with $216 billion

Advertisement
TCS valued at almost $200 billion, closer to US-listed peer Accenture with $216 billion
BCCL
  • Shares of one of the top valued companies TCS have rallied 13% in the last month leading it closer to the $199 billion-mark in terms of market cap.
  • At the same time, the IT major’s US peer Accenture was valued at $216 billion.
  • Mukesh Ambani-led RIL stands ahead of everyone in the Indian market with a market cap of $205 billion.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), country’s largest information technology (IT) services provider, is now valued at $199 billion, a tad away from the landmark $200 billion-mark. This gets the company closer to its US-listed IT peer Accenture with a $216 billion market capitalisation.

However, TCS did cross the $200 billion-mark, on Wednesday, while rallying during the day.

In the Indian market, TCS is the second largest valued company after Reliance Industries, which is valued at $205 billion as on September 15.

Advertisement
The IT major has rallied 13.74% in the last one month to catch up to the $200 billion valuation. Meanwhile, the market cap of Bengaluru-based Indian rival Infosys was $100 billion away at $98 billion.

Top 5 valued companies in IndiaMarket cap
Reliance Industries$205 billion
TCS$199 billion
HDFC Bank$116 billion
Infosys$98 billion
Hindustan Unilever$88 billion
It took 13.5 years for TCS to get to $100 billion market cap in its 50 years journey in the stock market, while the next $ 100 billion took 3.5 years, or a third of the time.

TCS valued at almost $200 billion, closer to US-listed peer Accenture with $216 billion
Flourish chart/BSE data

Besides, the overall IT sector has been performing well in the last one year considering the rising demand for digitisation across the globe due to the pandemic. Nifty IT, consisting of top 10 IT companies, has spiked 50% in the last one year.
Advertisement


SEE ALSO: Telecom, auto, Tata group and other top stocks to watch out for on September 16

Billionaire investor and HCL Technologies founder Shiv Nadar is among world’s 50 richest people
{{}}