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BPCL Surges by 5%; BSE OIL & GAS Index Up 2.6%
Thu, 23 May 10:42 AM

BPCL share price has zoomed 5% and is presently trading at Rs 404.

Meanwhile, the BSE OIL & GAS Index is at 15,606 (up 2.6%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE OIL & GAS Index today is BPCL (up 5.1%).

Over the last one year, BPCL has moved up from Rs 397 to Rs 404, registering a gain of Rs 7 (up 1.7%).

On the other hand, the BSE OIL & GAS has moved up from 14,254 to 15,606, registering a gain of 1,352 points (up 9.5%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE OIL & GAS Index stocks during this same period were RELIANCE IND. (up 49.9%), INDRAPRASTHA GAS (up 20.7%) and PETRONET LNG (up 14.7%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 40,031 (up 2.3%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are YES BANK (up 8.1%), INDUSIND BANK (up 6.5%) and SBI (up 6.0%). Other gainers include L&T (up 5.9%) and ICICI BANK (up 4.8%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are YES BANK and SBI.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 12,012 (up 2.3%). ADANI PORTS & SEZ (up 9.7%) is among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 34,651 to 40,031, registering a gain of 5,380 points (up 15.5%).

BPCL Financial Update...

BPCL net profit stood at Rs 31 billion for the quarter ended March 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 5 billion a year ago. Net Sales declined 4.9% to Rs 839.4 billion during the period as against Rs 882.4 billion in January-March 2018.

For the year ended March 2018, BPCL reported 0.7% decrease in net profit to Rs 85.0 billion compared to net profit of Rs 85.6 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 14.6% to Rs 2,793 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of BPCL, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 11.1x.

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