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VEDANTA LTD Plunges by 5%; BSE 500 Index Down 0.2%
Thu, 23 May 03:10 PM

VEDANTA LTD share price has plunged 5% and is presently trading at Rs 169.

Meanwhile, the BSE 500 Index is at 15,568 (down 0.2%).

Among the top losers in the BSE 500 Index today are VEDANTA LTD (down 5.1%) and EDELWEISS FINANCIAL (down 5.0%).

DISH TV (up 5.9%) and ADANI PORTS & SEZ (up 5.4%) are among the top gainers today.

Over the last one year, VEDANTA LTD has moved down from Rs 270 to Rs 169, registering a loss of Rs 101 (down 37.4%)..

The BSE 500 has moved up from 14,507 to 15,568, registering a gain of 1,061 points (up 7.3%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE 500 Index stocks during this same period were ADANI POWER (up 134.7%), DCM SHRIRAM (up 111.7%) and BALRAMPUR CHINI (up 102.8%).

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What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 40,125 (down 0.5%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are INDUSIND BANK (up 5.3%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are YES BANK and SBI.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 12,041 (down 0.4%). ADANI PORTS & SEZ (up 6.0%) and ZEE ENTERTAINMENT (up 5.2%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 34,651 to 40,125, registering a gain of 5,474 points (up 12.3%).

VEDANTA LTD Financial Update...

VEDANTA LTD net profit stood at Rs 32 billion for the quarter ended March 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 23 billion a year ago. Net Sales declined 0.8% to Rs 234.7 billion during the period as against Rs 236.7 billion in January-March 2018.

For the year ended March 2018, VEDANTA LTD reported 5.6% decrease in net profit to Rs 108.0 billion compared to net profit of Rs 114.3 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 22.0% to Rs 929 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of VEDANTA LTD, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 4.8x.



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