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Summary: NTPC Ltd.
Standard & Poors, November 2006
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NTPC Ltd. (NTPC) owns and operates coal, gas, and naphtha-based electricity generation units in India. It sells electricity to the state government-owned electricity utilities (SEUs). At Oct. 31, 2006, NTPC had installed generation capacity of 26,404 MW, accounting for about 20% of the country's installed capacity. For the year ended March 31, 2006, NTPC had operating revenues of Indian rupee (Re) 273 billion (US$6.2 billion) and net income from continuous operations of Re58 billion. The ratings on NTPC reflect the following weakness: Financially weak customers. Financially weak customers affect the certainty of NTPC's cash flows. The SEUs have consistently reported operating losses, and often face cash flow difficulties. In the past, there has been a significant build-up of receivables as...
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