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WOCKHARDT Plunges by 5%; BSE HEALTHCARE Index Down 3.1%
Mon, 13 May 03:04 PM

WOCKHARDT share price has plunged 5% and is presently trading at Rs 380.

Meanwhile, the BSE HEALTHCARE Index is at 13,801 (down 3.1%).

Among the top losers in the BSE HEALTHCARE Index today are WOCKHARDT (down 5.2%) and SUN PHARMA (down 8.9%).

GSK PHARMA (up 0.3%) and FDC LTD. are among the top gainers today.

Over the last one year, WOCKHARDT has moved down from Rs 720 to Rs 380, registering a loss of Rs 341 (down 47.3%)..

The BSE HEALTHCARE has moved up from 13,474 to 13,801, registering a gain of 327 points (up 2.4%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE HEALTHCARE Index stocks during this same period were DR. REDDYS LAB (up 42.0%), SUVEN LIFESCIENCES (up 41.2%) and DIVIS LABORATORIES (up 36.9%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 37,584 (down 0.4%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are HDFC (up 1.5%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are AXIS BANK and INFOSYS.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,300 (down 0.8%). HUL (up 1.4%) and HDFC (up 1.2%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 35,246 to 37,584, registering a gain of 2,338 points (up 5.8%).

WOCKHARDT Financial Update...

WOCKHARDT net profit declined 81.9% YoY to Rs 139 million for the quarter ended March 2019, compared to a loss of Rs 769 million a year ago. Net Sales declined 6.4% to Rs 9.8 billion during the period as against Rs 10.5 billion in January-March 2018.

For the year ended March 2018, WOCKHARDT reported 36.6% increase in net profit to Rs 3.1 billion compared to net profit of Rs 2.3 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 1.9% to Rs 39 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of WOCKHARDT, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at down 20.0x.

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