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AJANTA PHARMA Surges by 13%; BSE HEALTHCARE Index Up 0.3%
Thu, 20 Feb 03:24 PM

AJANTA PHARMA share price has zoomed 13% and is presently trading at Rs 1,485.

Meanwhile, the BSE HEALTHCARE Index is at 14,664 (up 0.3%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE HEALTHCARE Index today is AJANTA PHARMA (up 12.9%).

TORRENT PHARMA (down 0.2%) and SYNGENE INTERNATIONAL (down 0.2%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, AJANTA PHARMA has moved up from Rs 953 to Rs 1,485, registering a gain of Rs 532 (up 55.6%).

On the other hand, the BSE HEALTHCARE has moved up from 13,314 to 14,664, registering a gain of 1,350 points (up 9.2%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE HEALTHCARE Index stocks during this same period were ABBOTT INDIA (up 113.2%), GRANULES INDIA (up 111.9%) and IPCA LABS (up 82.0%).

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What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 41,400 (down 0.3%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are INDUSIND BANK (up 3.6%), TATA STEEL (up 2.6%) and SBI (up 2.4%). Other gainers include POWER GRID (up 1.2%) and ONGC (up 1.0%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are SBI and ONGC.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 12,152 (down 0.3%). INDUSIND BANK (up 3.7%) is among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 35,353 to 41,400, registering a gain of 6,047 points (up 16.5%).

AJANTA PHARMA Financial Update...

AJANTA PHARMA net profit stood at Rs 1 billion for the quarter ended December 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 669 million a year ago. Net Sales rose 34.2% to Rs 6.5 billion during the period as against Rs 4.9 billion in October-December 2018.

For the year ended March 2019, AJANTA PHARMA reported 17.4% decrease in net profit to Rs 3.9 billion compared to net profit of Rs 4.7 billion during FY18.

Revenue of the company grew 3.5% to Rs 21 billion during FY19.

The current Price to earnings ratio of AJANTA PHARMA, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 30.5x.



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