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NALCO Plunges by 5%; BSE 500 Index Down 0.3%
Mon, 8 Oct 09:24 AM

NALCO share price has plunged 5% and is presently trading at Rs 65.

Meanwhile, the BSE 500 Index is at 13,702 (down 0.3%).

Among the top losers in the BSE 500 Index today are NALCO (down 5.1%) and JOHNSON CONTROLS - HITACHI AC INDIA (down 6.4%).

PFIZER (up 4.0%) and HIMACHAL FUTURISTIC (up 4.0%) are among the top gainers today.

Over the last one year, NALCO has moved down from Rs 80 to Rs 65, registering a loss of Rs 15 (down 18.3%)..

The BSE 500 has moved down from 13,786 to 13,702, loss of 84 points (down 0.6%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE 500 Index stocks during this same period were HEG LTD (up 197.8%), L&T INFOTECH LTD (up 124.4%) and MINDTREE LTD (up 118.3%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 34,437 (down 0.3%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are YES BANK (up 2.8%), SBI (up 1.0%) and ONGC (up 0.8%). Other gainers include HERO MOTOCORP (up 0.7%) and COAL INDIA (up 0.6%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are YES BANK and TATA MOTORS.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 10,310 (down 0.6%). HPCL (up 3.7%) and YES BANK (up 2.6%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 31,592 to 34,437, registering a gain of 2,845 points (up 8.5%).

NALCO Financial Update...

NALCO net profit down at Rs 7 billion for the quarter ended June 2018, compared to a loss of Rs 7 billion a year ago. Net Sales rose 24.5% to Rs 29.7 billion during the period as against Rs 23.9 billion in April-June 2017.

For the year ended March 2018, NALCO reported 26.9% decrease in net profit to Rs 5.2 billion compared to net profit of Rs 7.1 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 19.5% to Rs 96 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of NALCO, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 6.3x.

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