KAJARIA CERAMICS Plunges by 5%; BSE 500 Index Flat
May 7, 2019 11:26 AM

KAJARIA CERAMICS share price has plunged 5% and is presently trading at Rs 577.

Meanwhile, the BSE 500 Index is at 15,158 .

Among the top losers in the BSE 500 Index today are KAJARIA CERAMICS (down 5.1%) and RELIANCE NAVAL & ENGINEERING LTD (down 9.4%).

MARICO (up 6.9%) and JK LAKSHMI CEMENT (up 5.9%) are among the top gainers today.

Over the last one year, KAJARIA CERAMICS has moved up from Rs 531 to Rs 577, registering a gain of Rs 46 (up 8.7%)..

The BSE 500 has moved up from 14,920 to 15,158, registering a gain of 238 points (up 1.6%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE 500 Index stocks during this same period were BALRAMPUR CHINI (up 122.3%), VINATI ORGANICS (up 105.3%) and BATA INDIA (up 72.3%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 38,836 (up 0.1%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are HUL (up 2.1%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are YES BANK and TATA MOTORS.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,657 . HINDALCO (up 2.4%) and HUL (up 2.2%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 35,208 to 38,836, registering a gain of 3,628 points (up 9.7%).

KAJARIA CERAMICS Financial Update...

KAJARIA CERAMICS net profit stood at Rs 659 million for the quarter ended December 2018, compared to a profit of Rs 543 million a year ago. Net Sales rose 14.7% to Rs 7.6 billion during the period as against Rs 6.6 billion in October-December 2017.

For the year ended March 2018, KAJARIA CERAMICS reported 10.2% decrease in net profit to Rs 2.3 billion compared to net profit of Rs 2.5 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 2.5% to Rs 28 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of KAJARIA CERAMICS, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 36.7x.