PETRONET LNG Surges by 5%; BSE OIL & GAS Index Up 0.1%
May 17, 2019 02:16 PM

PETRONET LNG share price has zoomed 5% and is presently trading at Rs 236.

Meanwhile, the BSE OIL & GAS Index is at 14,687 (up 0.1%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE OIL & GAS Index today is PETRONET LNG (up 5.1%).

BPCL (down 0.2%) and OIL INDIA (down 0.4%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, PETRONET LNG has moved up from Rs 203 to Rs 236, registering a gain of Rs 33 (up 16.2%).

On the other hand, the BSE OIL & GAS has moved up from 14,500 to 14,687, registering a gain of 187 points (up 0.6%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE OIL & GAS Index stocks during this same period were RELIANCE IND. (up 32.2%), PETRONET LNG (up 16.2%) and INDRAPRASTHA GAS (up 13.7%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 37,877 (up 1.0%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are BAJAJ FINANCE (up 5.0%), HERO MOTOCORP (up 3.3%) and HUL (up 2.9%). Other gainers include MARUTI SUZUKI (up 2.5%) and HDFC (up 2.4%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are YES BANK and ICICI BANK.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,394 (up 1.0%). BAJAJ FINANCE (up 5.1%) is among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 35,388 to 37,877, registering a gain of 2,489 points (up 6.7%).

PETRONET LNG Financial Update...

PETRONET LNG net profit down at Rs 4 billion for the quarter ended March 2019, compared to a loss of Rs 6 billion a year ago. Net Sales declined 17.0% to Rs 83.8 billion during the period as against Rs 101.0 billion in January-March 2018.

For the year ended March 2018, PETRONET LNG reported 21.8% increase in net profit to Rs 20.8 billion compared to net profit of Rs 17.1 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 24.3% to Rs 306 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of PETRONET LNG, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 16.4x.