WOCKHARDT LTD. Surges by 6%; BSE HEALTHCARE Index Up 0.8%
March 1, 2019 03:30 PM

WOCKHARDT LTD. share price has zoomed 6% and is presently trading at Rs 426.

Meanwhile, the BSE HEALTHCARE Index is at 13,903 (up 0.8%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE HEALTHCARE Index today are WOCKHARDT LTD. (up 6.2%) and NARAYANA HRUDAYALAYA LTD (up 5.6%).

GSK PHARMA (down 0.1%) and FDC LTD. (down 0.5%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, WOCKHARDT LTD. has moved down from Rs 821 to Rs 426, registering a loss of Rs 395 (down 48.8%).

On the other hand, the BSE HEALTHCARE has moved down from 14,113 to 13,903, loss of 210 points (down 1.7%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE HEALTHCARE Index stocks during this same period were DIVIS LABORATORIES (up 62.9%), PFIZER (up 45.8%) and TORRENT PHARMA (up 30.7%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 36,141 (up 0.5%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are TATA MOTORS DVR (up 3.1%), INDUSIND BANK (up 2.9%) and YES BANK (up 2.4%). Other gainers include VEDANTA LTD (up 2.2%) and COAL INDIA (up 1.7%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are YES BANK and ICICI BANK.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 10,878 (up 0.6%). ZEE ENTERTAINMENT (up 4.5%) and HPCL (up 4.4%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 34,184 to 36,141, registering a gain of 1,957 points (up 5.5%).

WOCKHARDT LTD. Financial Update...

WOCKHARDT LTD. net profit down at Rs 769 million for the quarter ended December 2018, compared to a loss of Rs 426 million a year ago. Net Sales rose 4.0% to Rs 10.5 billion during the period as against Rs 10.1 billion in October-December 2017.

For the year ended March 2018, WOCKHARDT LTD. reported 36.6% increase in net profit to Rs 3.1 billion compared to net profit of Rs 2.3 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 1.9% to Rs 39 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of WOCKHARDT LTD., based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at down 13.8x.