NTPC Plunges by 5%; BSE POWER Index Down 2.1%
May 8, 2020 12:41 PM

NTPC share price has plunged 5% and is presently trading at Rs 92.

Meanwhile, the BSE POWER Index is at 1,456 (down 2.1%).

Among the top losers in the BSE POWER Index today is NTPC (down 5.1%).

RELIANCE INFRA (up 5.0%) and THERMAX (up 0.8%) are among the top gainers today.

Over the last one year, NTPC has moved down from Rs 134 to Rs 92, registering a loss of Rs 42 (down 31.0%)..

The BSE POWER has moved down from 1,954 to 1,456, loss of 498 points (down 25.5%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE POWER Index stocks during this same period were TORRENT POWER LTD (up 20.9%) and GMR INFRA (up 7.2%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 32,089 (up 1.4%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are RELIANCE IND. (up 4.0%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are INDUSIND BANK and RELIANCE IND..

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 9,383 (up 1.3%). ZEE ENTERTAINMENT (up 5.2%) is among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved down from 38,277 to 32,089, registering a loss of 6,188 points (down 16.73%).

NTPC Financial Update...

NTPC net profit down at Rs 14 billion for the quarter ended December 2019, compared to a loss of Rs 27 billion a year ago. Net Sales declined 2.6% to Rs 235.0 billion during the period as against Rs 241.2 billion in October-December 2018.

For the year ended March 2019, NTPC reported 151.3% increase in net profit to Rs 161.6 billion compared to net profit of Rs 64.3 billion during FY18.

Revenue of the company grew 8.7% to Rs 957 billion during FY19.

The current Price to earnings ratio of NTPC, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 5.1x.