Infrastructure is like the backbone of any country which drives GDP and investments for development. Infrastructure includes rail, road, water, ports, air, and other forms. Given its significance, the Indian government, too, has been strongly pushing infrastructure by increasing its allocation to this sector in every budget.
If you also wish to leverage this sector, in today’s blog, we will look at the top 5 infrastructure developer companies by market capitalization which you can include in your portfolio.
Larsen and Toubro Limited (L&T) is one of the oldest conglomerate companies in the country involved in procurement, engineering, information technology, and financial services. The company has been able to complete strategic infrastructure projects for the government and private sectors.
L&T also offers EPC solutions (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) in power, hydrogen, and infrastructure in the country. L&T has shown a constant rise in revenue and has managed to be a leader in the infrastructure sector.
- L&T Share Price as of Sept 2023: ₹ 2700+
- Market Cap: ₹ 3478.51 billion
- Adani Ports
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone is one of the largest commercial port operators in the country. Adani Ports has operations in 7 states and has 13 domestic ports under its management.
The ports offer liquid cargo, dry cargo, diverse cargo, and crude container services in the country. India’s largest port is the Mundra Port operated by the company, which provides cargo handling and other value-added services.
Adani Ports offers dry cargo handling and warehousing of dry cargo.
- Adani Ports Share Price as of Sept 2023: ₹ 800+ Ṇ
- Market Cap: ₹ 1577.23 billion
- Reliance Infra
Reliance Infrastructure is engaged in the transmission, distribution, and generation of electricity power plants. Its business segment includes the EPC division – which includes engineering, procurement, and construction contracts and other value-added services for all major sectors across the country.
Reliance Infra develops highways and road projects for government entities and plays a pivotal role in urban infrastructure.
The company is the first developer to build India’s 100-storeyed building and trade tower.
- Reliance Infra Share Price as of Sept 2023: ₹ 190+
- Market Cap: ₹ 48.18 billion
- J Kumar Infra
J Kumar Infrastructure Projects is one of the leading infrastructure companies in the country.
The company has its business model in executing infrastructure projects which includes Piling Work, Irrigation Projects, Civil Construction, and Transportation Engineering.
J Kumar Infra builds bridges, flyovers, metro rail, roads, skywalks, and monorails. It also provides irrigation solutions spread across various states and also the civil construction segment which includes building airports, buildings, and corporate offices.
- J Kumar Infra Share Price as of Sept 2023: ₹ 419+
- Market Cap: ₹ 23.23 billion
- Dilip Buildcon
Dilip Buildcon is a prominent name in the infrastructure business in the country. The company has positioned itself for the construction of roads primarily in Madhya Pradesh and has been awarded contracts from various state governments.
Dilip Buildcon developed its name by entering into the real estate sector first and then forayed into government projects, building petrol pumps, and roads. The company comes under the biggest fleet owner and EPC employer category.
- Dilip Buildcon Share Price as of Sept 2023: ₹ 315+
- Market Cap: ₹ 36.61 billion
While the infrastructure sector presents an excellent opportunity to bet on the country and also to generate wealth, it is equally important to invest in companies having strong fundamentals. You have to open an account on a stock trading platform like Dhan in order to invest in any of these companies. Dhan is one of the leading online trading platforms that offer a seamless trading experience along with other tools for your analysis.