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CESC Share Price Up by 6%; BSE POWER Index Down 1.6%
Thu, 17 Jun 09:24 AM

CESC share price has zoomed 6% and is presently trading at Rs 819.

Meanwhile, the BSE POWER Index is at 2,871 (down 1.6%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE POWER Index today is CESC (up 5.8%).

KALPATARU POWER and SIEMENS (down 0.2%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, CESC has moved up from Rs 616 to Rs 819, registering a gain of Rs 203 (up 32.3%).

On the other hand, the BSE POWER has moved up from 1,509 to 2,871, registering a gain of 1,362 points (up 89.7%) during the last 12 months.

The top buzzing stocks among the BSE POWER Index stocks during this same period were ADANI TRANSMISSION (up 520.2%), RELIANCE INFRA (up 347.1%) and JSW ENERGY (up 249.2%).

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What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 52,268 (down 0.5%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are HCL TECHNOLOGIES (up 0.4%), ULTRATECH CEMENT (up 0.4%) and TCS (up 0.4%). Other gainers include INFOSYS (up 0.3%) and ASIAN PAINTS (up 0.3%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are INFOSYS and HCL TECHNOLOGIES.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 15,688 (down 0.5%). The top gainers in the NSE Nifty include ASIAN PAINTS (up 0.5%), UPL (up 0.5%) and HCL TECHNOLOGIES (up 0.3%). Other gainers include ULTRATECH CEMENT (up 0.3%) and NESTLE (up 0.2%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 33,229 to 52,268, registering a gain of 19,039 points (up 57.21%).

CESC Financial Update...

CESC net profit stood at Rs 2 billion for the quarter ended December 2020, compared to a profit of Rs 2 billion a year ago. Net Sales rose 0.7% to Rs 16.6 billion during the period as against Rs 16.5 billion in October-December 2019.

For the year ended March 2018, CESC reported 37.9% increase in net profit to Rs 7.7 billion compared to net profit of Rs 5.6 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 22.9% to Rs 103 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of CESC, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 13.6x.

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