Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became the second Indian company to attain a market valuation of over Rs 8 lakh crore mark following surge in its share price. During the afternoon trade, the IT major’s market capitalisation (m-cap) stood at Rs 8,01,550.50 crore on BSE.
Shares of TCS rose by 2 per cent to Rs 2,097 — its 52-week high — on BSE.
Earlier on August 23, Reliance Industries became the first Indian company to cross the Rs 8 lakh crore market capitalisation mark.
TCS is also the country’s most-valued firm in terms of m-cap.
TCS on June 15 became the first company to close the trading session with a market valuation of over Rs 7 lakh crore.
The market valuation of TCS had earlier this year gone past the Rs 6 lakh crore level, making it the second company to achieve the milestone after Reliance Industries.
Mumbai-headquartered TCS had in April became the first Indian company to close the trading session with over $100 billion market valuation.
(Inputs from PTI)