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GODREJ CONSUMER Surges by 5%; BSE FMCG Index Up 2.0%
Fri, 17 May 02:36 PM

GODREJ CONSUMER share price has zoomed 5% and is presently trading at Rs 670.

Meanwhile, the BSE FMCG Index is at 11,597 (up 2.0%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE FMCG Index today are GODREJ CONSUMER (up 5.2%) and VENKYS (I) LIMITED (up 8.1%).

GILLETTE INDIA (down 0.2%) and EMAMI LTD (down 1.1%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, GODREJ CONSUMER has moved down from Rs 729 to Rs 670, registering a loss of Rs 59 (down 8.1%).

On the other hand, the BSE FMCG has moved up from 11,344 to 11,597, registering a gain of 253 points (up 1.9%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE FMCG Index stocks during this same period were BALRAMPUR CHINI (up 139.9%), GODFREY PHILLIPS (up 25.5%) and GSK CONSUMER (up 22.6%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 37,877 (up 1.0%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are BAJAJ FINANCE (up 5.2%), HERO MOTOCORP (up 3.4%) and HUL (up 3.0%). Other gainers include M&M (up 2.6%) and MARUTI SUZUKI (up 2.5%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are ICICI BANK and SBI.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,394 (up 0.9%). BAJAJ FINANCE (up 5.3%) and BAJAJ FINSERV (up 4.5%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 35,388 to 37,877, registering a gain of 2,489 points (up 6.8%).

GODREJ CONSUMER Financial Update...

GODREJ CONSUMER net profit stood at Rs 9 billion for the quarter ended March 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 4 billion a year ago. Net Sales declined 9.9% to Rs 24.5 billion during the period as against Rs 27.2 billion in January-March 2018.

For the year ended March 2018, GODREJ CONSUMER reported 11.2% increase in net profit to Rs 14.5 billion compared to net profit of Rs 13.1 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 3.4% to Rs 99 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of GODREJ CONSUMER, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 19.9x.

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