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BIRLASOFT Surges by 5%; BSE IT Index Down 1.0%
Fri, 17 May 03:20 PM

BIRLASOFT share price has zoomed 5% and is presently trading at Rs 88.

Meanwhile, the BSE IT Index is at 15,585 (down 1.0%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE IT Index today is BIRLASOFT (up 5.0%).

SONATA SOFTWARE and TECH MAHINDRA (down 0.3%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, BIRLASOFT has moved down from Rs 261 to Rs 88, registering a loss of Rs 173 (down 66.4%).

On the other hand, the BSE IT has moved up from 13,264 to 15,585, registering a gain of 2,321 points (up 16.0%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE IT Index stocks during this same period were L&T TECHONOLOGY (up 41.2%), WIPRO (up 39.2%) and INFOSYS (up 21.2%).

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What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 37,945 (up 1.3%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are BAJAJ FINANCE (up 6.0%), HERO MOTOCORP (up 4.0%) and BAJAJ AUTO (up 3.4%). Other gainers include MARUTI SUZUKI (up 3.3%) and KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK (up 3.2%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are ICICI BANK and TATA MOTORS.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,416 (up 1.3%). ZEE ENTERTAINMENT (up 7.7%) is among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 35,388 to 37,945, registering a gain of 2,557 points (up 7.1%).

BIRLASOFT Financial Update...

BIRLASOFT net profit down at Rs 378 million for the quarter ended December 2018, compared to a loss of Rs 619 million a year ago. Net Sales declined 38.2% to Rs 5.6 billion during the period as against Rs 9.1 billion in October-December 2017.

For the year ended March 2018, BIRLASOFT reported 21.9% increase in net profit to Rs 2.6 billion compared to net profit of Rs 2.1 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 10.3% to Rs 37 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of BIRLASOFT, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 5.8x.



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