FDC LTD. Surges by 5%; BSE HEALTHCARE Index Up 0.5%
July 31, 2019 01:32 PM

FDC LTD. share price has zoomed 5% and is presently trading at Rs 166.

Meanwhile, the BSE HEALTHCARE Index is at 12,668 (up 0.5%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE HEALTHCARE Index today is FDC LTD. (up 5.4%).

IPCA LABS and CIPLA (down 0.2%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, FDC LTD. has moved down from Rs 239 to Rs 166, registering a loss of Rs 73 (down 30.9%).

On the other hand, the BSE HEALTHCARE has moved down from 14,123 to 12,668, loss of 1,455 points (down 10.4%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE HEALTHCARE Index stocks during this same period were PROCTER & GAMBLE HEALTH (up 105.7%), APOLLO HOSPITALS (up 43.5%) and DIVIS LABORATORIES (up 40.0%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 37,436 .

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are YES BANK (up 4.8%), INDUSIND BANK (up 4.5%) and HERO MOTOCORP (up 3.9%). Other gainers include SUN PHARMA (up 3.6%) and TATA STEEL (up 2.6%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are YES BANK and TATA MOTORS.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,104 (up 0.1%). YES BANK (up 5.1%) is among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 37,494 to 37,436, registering a gain of -58 points (up -0.3%).

FDC LTD. Financial Update...

FDC LTD. net profit down at Rs 337 million for the quarter ended March 2019, compared to a loss of Rs 437 million a year ago. Net Sales rose 6.9% to Rs 2.7 billion during the period as against Rs 2.5 billion in January-March 2018.

For the year ended March 2018, FDC LTD. reported 10.5% decrease in net profit to Rs 1.7 billion compared to net profit of Rs 1.9 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 3.1% to Rs 11 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of FDC LTD., based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 16.8x.