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Nifty FMCG Performance

Days Range

Low: 57,051.45
High: 57,401.25
Previous Close57,117.00
52W Range50,607.00 - 58,832.65
P/E Ratio46.16

Nifty FMCG Stocks List

Day Range

Balrampur Chini


-6.55 (-1.49%)

₹431.10 - ₹445.90


Britannia Inds.


17.05 (0.32%)

₹5,380.05 - ₹5,450.00




15.15 (0.52%)

₹2,936.20 - ₹2,974.40


Dabur India


1.30 (0.21%)

₹606.00 - ₹618.80


Godrej Consumer


-12.65 (-0.90%)

₹1,395.45 - ₹1,419.20


Hind. Unilever


-12.75 (-0.51%)

₹2,470.40 - ₹2,510.40




-0.25 (-0.06%)

₹429.05 - ₹431.90




8.40 (1.37%)

₹610.80 - ₹620.65


Nestle India


-9.85 (-0.39%)

₹2,534.10 - ₹2,564.60


P & G Hygiene


-154.60 (-0.91%)

₹16,650.35 - ₹16,948.10


Radico Khaitan


-20.00 (-1.16%)

₹1,700.05 - ₹1,734.85


Tata Consumer


1.35 (0.12%)

₹1,110.10 - ₹1,124.95


United Breweries


-16.50 (-0.78%)

₹2,101.20 - ₹2,134.60


United Spirits


-3.70 (-0.29%)

₹1,258.20 - ₹1,282.55


Varun Beverages


31.45 (1.99%)

₹1,574.55 - ₹1,627.00


Nifty FMCG Sectors

Sector Name Advances No Change Declined
Alcoholic Beverages 1 3 2
Edible Oil 0 1 1
FMCG 3 8 5
Plantation & Plantation Products 0 1 1
Sugar 1 1 0
Tobacco Products 0 1 1

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NIFTY FMCG is a sectoral index on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) which captures the performance of the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector in the Indian economy. It is constituted of 15 tradeable companies that are listed on NSE and deal with non-durable, mass-consumed products which are available off the shelf. 

The basic industries eligible to be included in the NIFTY FMCG index are the ones dealing with Animal Feed, Batteries, Breweries & Distilleries, Cigarettes & Tobacco Products, Dairy Products, Diversified FMCG, Edible Oil, Household Products, Other Agricultural Products, Other Beverages, Other Food Products, Packaged Foods, Personal Care, Photographic Products, Stationary, Sugar, and Tea & Coffee.

This NIFTY FMCG index was launched on September 22, 1999, with the base date as January 1, 1996, and the base value at 1000. The NIFTY FMCG share price since inception, has breached the levels of 40,000 at ~38 P/E multiples. It is reconstituted semi-annually in order to ensure that it continues to reflect the changing dynamics of the Indian consumer products industry.

The NIFTY FMCG index is owned and managed by NSE Indices Limited, previously known as India Index Services & Products Limited. The FMCG index is governed by a three-tier structure that comprises the BOD of NSE Indices, the Index Advisory Committee and the Index Maintenance Sub-Committee.

NIFTY FMCG has a variant in the form of the NIFTY FMCG Total Returns Index.

Nifty FMCG

Nifty FMCG Stocks Selection Criteria

The NIFTY FMCG share price is computed by weighting its 15 stocks on the basis of periodically capped free-float market capitalization relative to a base market capitalization value on a real-time basis.

The securities have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria for inclusion:

  1. Should be listed on the National Stock Exchange.
  2. Should form a part of NIFTY 500.
  3. If the number of eligible stocks falls below 20, then in such cases, the deficit number of stocks shall be selected from the universe of top 800 ranked stocks based on both average daily turnover and average daily full market capitalization data of the previous six months from NIFTY 500’s universe.
  4. Should be a part of the FMCG sector.
  5. Should have a trading frequency of at least 90% in the past six months.
  6. Should have a listing history of at least six months.
  7. Should preferably be traded on NSE’s F&O segment
  8. A recently listed company (IPO) can be included if it meets the above eligibility criteria for a period of three months instead of six months.
  9. Should adhere to the cap of 33% in case of a single stock and 62% for the top 3 stocks cumulatively at the time of rebalancing.

How is Nifty FMCG Value Calculated?

The index value is calculated as follows –

Index value = Current market capitalization/ (Base market capitalization * Base Index Value)

The NIFTY FMCG index is semi-annually based on six months of data, with the cutoff date being January 31 and July 31 of each year. The replacement of stocks in NIFTY FMCG (if any) is implemented from the last trading day of March and September after giving four weeks prior notice to the market.


What is NIFTY FMCG Index?

NIFTY FMCG index includes 15 top-ranked stocks based on free-float market capitalization from the FMCG industry. ITC and Hindustan Unilever together account for over 53% of the index. All the constituents are listed as follows:

  1. ITC
  2. Hindustan Unilever
  3. Nestle India
  4. Tata Consumer Products
  5. Britannia Industries
  6. Dabur India
  7. Godrej Consumer Products
  8. Marico
  9. Mcdowell
  10. Colgate Palmolive (India)
  11. Varun Beverages
  12. United Breweries
  13. Radico
  14. Emami
  15. P&G Hygiene & Health Care

How to invest in NIFTY FMCG Index?

There are several ways of investing in NIFTY FMCG, such as:

Direct Investing: With a trading account, you can invest in individual stocks from NIFTY FMCG.

Exchange-Traded Funds and Index Mutual Funds:  Many fund houses offer thematic funds that track some of the companies in the FMCG sector. 

Should you Invest in the NIFTY FMCG index? Is the investment in NIFTY FMCG safe?

The FMCG index’s total returns have come to 8.85% in the past 5 years and 16.61% since inception. The returns can be volatile. However, it is a low beta index which implies it isn’t as responsive to market cycles as the benchmark index, NIFTY 50 is. FMCG NIFTY is not closely correlated to the NIFTY 50 index. It earns high dividend yields of 2%. 

What is the objective of NIFTY FMCG Index?

NIFTY FMCG index’s basic objective is to serve as the benchmark for evaluating the Indian fast-moving consumer goods sector. It tracks the performance of companies dealing with animal feed, dairy products, cigarettes & tobacco Products and various other diversified sub-sectors.