J.B.CHEMICALS at All Time High; BSE HEALTHCARE Index Up 0.7%
February 11, 2020 09:26 AM

J.B.CHEMICALS share price has hit an all-time high at Rs 589 (up 1.7%).

Meanwhile, the BSE HEALTHCARE Index is at 14,356 (up 0.7%).

Among the top gainers in the BSE HEALTHCARE Index today are J.B.CHEMICALS (up 1.7%) and ABBOTT INDIA (up 2.2%).

GRANULES INDIA (down 0.2%) and PROCTER & GAMBLE HEALTH (down 0.3%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, J.B.CHEMICALS has moved up from Rs 318 to Rs 589, registering a gain of Rs 270 (up 84.3%).

The BSE HEALTHCARE has moved up from 13,720 to 14,356, registering a gain of 636 points (up 4.5%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE HEALTHCARE Index stocks during this same period were ABBOTT INDIA (up 95.5%), GRANULES INDIA (up 89.2%) and J.B.CHEMICALS (up 84.3%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 41,349 (up 0.9%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are TATA STEEL (up 2.0%), NTPC (up 1.9%) and ITC (up 1.9%). Other gainers include SBI (up 1.6%) and M&M (up 1.6%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are ITC and SBI.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 12,146 (up 0.9%). The top gainers in the NSE Nifty include GAIL (up 3.2%), TATA MOTORS (up 2.6%) and ITC (up 2.2%). Other gainers include HINDALCO (up 2.2%) and TATA STEEL (up 1.8%).

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 36,395 to 41,349, registering a gain of 4,954 points (up 13.6%).

J.B.CHEMICALS Financial Update...

J.B.CHEMICALS net profit stood at Rs 622 million for the quarter ended December 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 464 million a year ago. Net Sales rose 9.3% to Rs 3.9 billion during the period as against Rs 3.5 billion in October-December 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 18.9x.