The company announced the results during trading hours today, 27 July 2012.
Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex was up 165.72 points or 1% to 16,805.54.
On BSE, 91,000 shares were traded in the counter as against average daily volume of 2.21 lakh shares in the past one quarter.
The stock hit a high of Rs 155.25 and a low of Rs 152 so far during the day.
The large-cap stock had outperformed the market over the past one month till 26 July 2012, falling 1.37% compared with the Sensex's 1.58% fall. The scrip had, however, underperformed the market in past one quarter, sliding 5.93% as against Sensex's 2.87% fall.
State-run NTPC, India's largest power company, has a significant presence in the entire value chain of power generation business. The Government of India holds 84.5% stake in NTPC (as per the shareholding pattern as on 30 June 2012).
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