The result was announced during trading hours today, 21 January 2013.
Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex was up 53.51 points, or 0.27%, to 20,092.55.
On BSE, 4.40 lakh shares were traded in the counter as against an average daily volume of 2.59 lakh shares in the past one quarter.
The stock hit a high of Rs 167.25 and a low of Rs 162.40 so far during the day. The stock had hit a 52-week high of Rs 190.30 on 17 February 2012. The stock had hit a 52-week low of Rs 138.95 on 16 May 2012.
The stock had outperformed the market over the past one month till 18 January 2013, rising 5.73% compared with the Sensex's 3.48% rise. The scrip had, however, underperformed the market in past one quarter, sliding 2.58% as against Sensex's 6.64% rise.
The large-cap company has an equity capital of Rs 8245.46 crore. Face value per share is Rs 10.
NTPC, India's largest power company, was set up in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. It has presence in the entire value chain of power generation business. With a current generating capacity of 39,674 megawatts (MW), NTPC plans to become a 128,000 MW company by 2032.