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HSIL LTD Surges by 14%; BSE 500 Index Up 0.3%
Tue, 2 Apr 09:20 AM

HSIL LTD share price has zoomed 14% and is presently trading at Rs 290.

Meanwhile, the BSE 500 Index is at 15,417 (up 0.3%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE 500 Index today are HSIL LTD (up 13.6%) and FORBES & CO. LTD. (up 10.0%).

HDFC and MAHANAGAR GAS are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, HSIL LTD has moved down from Rs 381 to Rs 290, registering a loss of Rs 91 (down 25.6%).

On the other hand, the BSE 500 has moved up from 14,295 to 15,417, registering a gain of 1,122 points (up 7.8%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE 500 Index stocks during this same period were ADANI POWER (up 101.2%), BATA INDIA (up 84.5%) and VINATI ORGANICS (up 83.0%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 38,989 (up 0.3%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are NTPC (up 1.6%), ONGC (up 1.5%) and INDUSIND BANK (up 0.9%). Other gainers include TATA STEEL (up 0.9%) and YES BANK (up 0.8%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are BAJAJ FINANCE and SBI.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,712 (up 0.4%). EICHER MOTOR (up 1.3%) and ONGC (up 1.2%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 33,255 to 38,989, registering a gain of 5,734 points (up 17.2%).

HSIL LTD Financial Update...

HSIL LTD net profit stood at Rs 255 million for the quarter ended December 2018, compared to a profit of Rs 156 million a year ago. Net Sales rose 27.2% to Rs 7.4 billion during the period as against Rs 5.8 billion in October-December 2017.

For the year ended March 2018, HSIL LTD reported 19.6% decrease in net profit to Rs 806.0 million compared to net profit of Rs 1.0 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 2.6% to Rs 23 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of HSIL LTD, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 36.5x.

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