CESC Limited Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-0.600 (-0.837%)
52 week
68.0 - 102.45

Last traded: Today at 4:43 AM

CESC Limited, an integrated electrical utility company, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in India. It owns and operates three thermal power plants, including Budge Budge, Southern, and Titagarh generating stations generating 1125 megawatts (MW) of power; a thermal power projects with a capacity of 600 MW in Haldia, West Bengal; two thermal power projects with a capacity of 640 MW in Chandrapur, Maharashtra and Asansol, West Bengal; and transmission and distribution systems that comprise 474 km circuit of transmission lines linking the company's generating and receiving stations with 105 distribution stations, as well as 8,211 km circuit of HT lines, and 12,269 km circuit of LT lines. The company serves approximately 2.9 million domestic, industrial, and commercial users in 567 square kilometers of Kolkata and Howrah. It also owns and operates solar plant in Gujarat's Kutch generating 9 MW of solar energy, and a 18 MW DC project in Ramnathapuram, Tamil Nadu; hydro power venture in Arunachal Pradesh generating 146 MW energy; and wind power plants, including a 24 MW project at Dangri in Rajasthan, a 26 MW project in Surendranagar in Gujarat, a 36 MW project in Nipaniya in Madhya Pradesh, and a 70 MW project in Rojmal, Gujarat. The company was formerly known as The Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (India) Limited and changed its name to CESC Limited in January 1987. CESC Limited was founded in 1899 and is based in Kolkata, India.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorUtilities—Independent Power Producers / Utilities
Mailing addressCESC House Chowringhee Square Kolkata 700001 India
Phone / Fax91 33 2225 6040 / 91 33 2225 5155


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CESC Limited paid ₹4.50 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 24 Jan 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 43.90%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.CESC dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

CESC's forward dividend amount is ₹4.5 and the forward dividend yield is 6.34%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Jul 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on CESC Limited.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Debasish BanerjeeMD of Distribution & Exec. Director5947.7M
Mr. Rajarshi BanerjeeCFO & Exec. Director
Mr. Gautam RayExec. Director of HR & Admin
Mr. Jagdish PatraCompany Sec. & Compliance Officer
S. ChatterjeeExec. Director of Corp. Devel.77
Mr. Rabi ChowdhuryMD of Generation & Exec. Director60
D. Guha B.E..AMIEExec. Director of Program Implementation76
Mr. Sumantra BanerjeeAdvisor to the Chairman72

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of CESC Limited is and its enterprise value is .

The CESC's stocks Beta value is 1.03 making it 3% more volatile compared to NSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

CESC Limited (NSE:CESC) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is CESC Limited's Stock Symbol?

CESC Limited trades on NSE under the ticker symbol "CESC".

2. What is CESC Limited's stock price today?

One share of CESC stock can currently be purchased for approximately ₹71.05.

3. How can I contact CESC Limited?

CESC Limited's mailing address is CESC House Chowringhee Square Kolkata 700001 India. The company can be reached via phone at 91 33 2225 6040.

4. What is CESC Limited's official website?

The official website of CESC Limited is https://www.cesc.co.in.