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ESCORTS Plunges by 7%; BSE AUTO Index Down 1.6%
Thu, 2 May 09:32 AM

ESCORTS share price has plunged 7% and is presently trading at Rs 715.

Meanwhile, the BSE AUTO Index is at 18,765 (down 1.6%).

Among the top losers in the BSE AUTO Index today are ESCORTS (down 7.0%) and TVS MOTORS (down 7.4%).

Over the last one year, ESCORTS has moved down from Rs 1,004 to Rs 715, registering a loss of Rs 288 (down 28.7%)..

The BSE AUTO has moved down from 25,834 to 18,765, loss of 7,069 points (down 27.4%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE AUTO Index stocks during this same period were BAJAJ AUTO (up 1.2%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 39,037 (down 0.3%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are BHARTI AIRTEL (up 1.1%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are HDFC BANK and ONGC.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,734 (down 0.4%). BHARTI INFRATEL (up 2.9%) 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 35,160 to 39,037, registering a gain of 3,877 points (up 10.7%).

ESCORTS Financial Update...

ESCORTS net profit stood at Rs 1 billion for the quarter ended December 2018, compared to a profit of Rs 920 million a year ago. Net Sales rose 37.3% to Rs 16.6 billion during the period as against Rs 12.1 billion in October-December 2017.

For the year ended March 2018, ESCORTS reported 92.5% increase in net profit to Rs 3.5 billion compared to net profit of Rs 1.8 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 20.4% to Rs 51 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of ESCORTS, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 17.8x.

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