J.B.CHEMICALS at All Time High; BSE HEALTHCARE Index Down 0.7%
September 13, 2019 01:35 PM

J.B.CHEMICALS share price has hit an all-time high at Rs 411 (up 5.8%).

Meanwhile, the BSE HEALTHCARE Index is at 13,129 (down 0.7%).

Among the top gainers in the BSE HEALTHCARE Index today are J.B.CHEMICALS (up 5.8%) and ABBOTT INDIA (up 0.9%).

SHILPA MEDICARE (down 0.1%) and SUN PHARMA ADV. RES. (down 0.2%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, J.B.CHEMICALS has moved up from Rs 341 to Rs 411, registering a gain of Rs 70 (up 17.8%).

The BSE HEALTHCARE has moved down from 15,932 to 13,129, loss of 2,803 points (down 18.5%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE HEALTHCARE Index stocks during this same period were PROCTER & GAMBLE HEALTH (up 45.0%), DR. LAL PATHLABS LTD (up 35.3%) and APOLLO HOSPITALS (up 31.8%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 37,244 (down 0.1%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are HERO MOTOCORP (up 1.1%), KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK (up 1.0%) and TATA MOTORS DVR (up 1.0%). Other gainers include HCL TECHNOLOGIES (up 1.0%) and M&M (up 1.0%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are TATA MOTORS and TATA MOTORS DVR.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,024 (down 0.1%). The top gainers in the NSE Nifty include TITAN (up 2.9%), BHARTI INFRATEL (up 1.2%) and KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK (up 1.1%). Other gainers include HERO MOTOCORP (up 1.0%) and INFOSYS (up 1.0%).

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved down from 37,718 to 37,244, registering a loss of 474 points (down 1.7%).

J.B.CHEMICALS Financial Update...

J.B.CHEMICALS net profit stood at Rs 591 million for the quarter ended June 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 464 million a year ago. Net Sales rose 16.7% to Rs 4.1 billion during the period as against Rs 3.5 billion in April-June 2018.

For the year ended March 2018, J.B.CHEMICALS reported 24.8% decrease in net profit to Rs 1.4 billion compared to net profit of Rs 1.8 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 3.3% to Rs 14 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of J.B.CHEMICALS, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 16.9x.