KEC INTERNATIONAL Plunges by 5%; BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index Down 3.0%
May 18, 2020 10:41 AM

KEC INTERNATIONAL share price has plunged 5% and is presently trading at Rs 203.

Meanwhile, the BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index is at 11,803 (down 3.0%).

Among the top losers in the BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index today is KEC INTERNATIONAL (down 5.0%).

THERMAX (up 0.3%) and BHARAT ELECTRONICS (up 0.2%) are among the top gainers today.

Over the last one year, KEC INTERNATIONAL has moved down from Rs 274 to Rs 203, registering a loss of Rs 71 (down 26.0%)..

The BSE CAPITAL GOODS has moved down from 17,373 to 11,803, loss of 5,570 points (down 32.1%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index stocks during this same period were HONEYWELL AUTOMATION (up 14.3%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 31,248 (down 2.4%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are INFOSYS (up 0.9%), ITC (up 0.4%) and BHARTI AIRTEL (up 0.3%). Other gainer include HCL TECHNOLOGIES (up 0.1%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are ITC and BHARTI AIRTEL.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 9,158 (down 2.4%). CIPLA (up 3.6%) is among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved down from 37,115 to 31,248, registering a loss of 5,867 points (down 18.24%).

KEC INTERNATIONAL Financial Update...

KEC INTERNATIONAL net profit stood at Rs 1 billion for the quarter ended December 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 1 billion a year ago. Net Sales rose 16.1% to Rs 30.7 billion during the period as against Rs 26.5 billion in October-December 2018.

For the year ended March 2019, KEC INTERNATIONAL reported 6.1% increase in net profit to Rs 4.9 billion compared to net profit of Rs 4.6 billion during FY18.

Revenue of the company grew 9.0% to Rs 110 billion during FY19.

The current Price to earnings ratio of KEC INTERNATIONAL, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 8.6x.