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BAJAJ CONSUMER CARE Surges by 5%; BSE FMCG Index Up 0.7%
Tue, 7 May 12:36 PM

BAJAJ CONSUMER CARE share price has zoomed 5% and is presently trading at Rs 347.

Meanwhile, the BSE FMCG Index is at 11,679 (up 0.7%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE FMCG Index today are BAJAJ CONSUMER CARE (up 5.3%) and MARICO (up 6.9%).

COLGATE (down 0.1%) and TATA COFFEE (down 0.2%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, BAJAJ CONSUMER CARE has moved down from Rs 459 to Rs 347, registering a loss of Rs 112 (down 24.3%).

On the other hand, the BSE FMCG has moved up from 11,191 to 11,679, registering a gain of 488 points (up 4.0%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE FMCG Index stocks during this same period were BALRAMPUR CHINI (up 115.5%), GODFREY PHILLIPS (up 22.5%) and UNITED BREWERIES (up 21.9%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 38,836 (up 0.3%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are HUL (up 1.6%), HDFC (up 1.4%) and HERO MOTOCORP (up 1.4%). Other gainers include L&T (up 1.4%) and POWER GRID (up 1.3%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are YES BANK and SBI.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,657 (up 0.2%). HINDALCO (up 2.1%) and HUL (up 1.9%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 35,208 to 38,836, registering a gain of 3,628 points (up 9.9%).

BAJAJ CONSUMER CARE Financial Update...

BAJAJ CONSUMER CARE net profit stood at Rs 606 million for the quarter ended March 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 601 million a year ago. Net Sales rose 7.0% to Rs 2.5 billion during the period as against Rs 2.3 billion in January-March 2018.

For the year ended March 2018, BAJAJ CONSUMER CARE reported 10.8% decrease in net profit to Rs 2.1 billion compared to net profit of Rs 2.4 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 4.0% to Rs 8 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of BAJAJ CONSUMER CARE, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 22.6x.

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