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NTPC Plunges by 15%; BSE POWER Index Up 0.9%
Tue, 19 Mar 09:20 AM

NTPC share price has plunged 15% and is presently trading at Rs 135.

Meanwhile, the BSE POWER Index is at 2,012 (up 0.9%).

Among the top losers in the BSE POWER Index today is NTPC (down 15.0%).

RELIANCE INFRA (up 6.4%) and TORRENT POWER LTD (up 2.4%) are among the top gainers today.

Over the last one year, NTPC has moved down from Rs 167 to Rs 135, registering a loss of Rs 32 (down 19.2%)..

The BSE POWER has moved down from 2,127 to 2,012, loss of 115 points (down 5.4%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE POWER Index stocks during this same period were ADANI POWER (up 91.6%), ADANI TRANSMISSION (up 23.0%) and TORRENT POWER LTD (up 11.0%).

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What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 38,219 (up 0.3%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are ONGC (up 1.4%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are SUN PHARMA and RELIANCE IND..

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,500 (up 0.3%). IOC (up 2.0%) is among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 32,923 to 38,219, registering a gain of 5,296 points (up 16.1%).

NTPC Financial Update...

NTPC net profit stood at Rs 27 billion for the quarter ended December 2018, compared to a profit of Rs 24 billion a year ago. Net Sales rose 16.1% to Rs 241.2 billion during the period as against Rs 207.7 billion in October-December 2017.

For the year ended March 2018, NTPC reported 3.4% decrease in net profit to Rs 95.0 billion compared to net profit of Rs 98.3 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 7.4% to Rs 881 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of NTPC, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 11.3x.



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