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VA TECH WABAG Surges by 5%; BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index Down 0.5%
Thu, 18 Jul 10:14 AM

VA TECH WABAG share price has zoomed 5% and is presently trading at Rs 307.

Meanwhile, the BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index is at 18,506 (down 0.5%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index today are VA TECH WABAG (up 5.0%) and CG POWER & INDUSTRIAL (up 8.7%).

BHEL (down 0.2%) and ELGI EQUIPMENTS (down 0.2%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, VA TECH WABAG has moved down from Rs 360 to Rs 307, registering a loss of Rs 53 (down 16.0%).

On the other hand, the BSE CAPITAL GOODS has moved up from 17,692 to 18,506, registering a gain of 814 points (up 4.2%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index stocks during this same period were KALPATARU POWER (up 45.8%), HAVELLS IND (up 29.8%) and SIEMENS (up 27.3%).

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What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 39,204 (down 0.2%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are HDFC (up 1.5%), HDFC BANK (up 0.9%) and BHARTI AIRTEL (up 0.4%). Other gainers include ITC (up 0.3%) and BAJAJ FINANCE (up 0.2%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are INFOSYS and BHARTI AIRTEL.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,676 (down 0.2%). WIPRO (up 3.3%) and HDFC (up 1.5%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 36,520 to 39,204, registering a gain of 2,684 points (up 7.2%).

VA TECH WABAG Financial Update...

VA TECH WABAG net profit stood at Rs 344 million for the quarter ended March 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 121 million a year ago. Net Sales rose 2.6% to Rs 6.8 billion during the period as against Rs 6.6 billion in January-March 2018.

For the year ended March 2018, VA TECH WABAG reported 14.8% decrease in net profit to Rs 1.4 billion compared to net profit of Rs 1.7 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 7.8% to Rs 35 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of VA TECH WABAG, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 18.8x.

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