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VEDANTA LTD Plunges by 5%; BSE 500 Index Down 1.2%
Thu, 1 Aug 01:12 PM

VEDANTA LTD share price has plunged 5% and is presently trading at Rs 153.

Meanwhile, the BSE 500 Index is at 14,297 (down 1.2%).

Among the top losers in the BSE 500 Index today are VEDANTA LTD (down 5.1%) and PFIZER (down 5.8%).

RELIANCE INFRA (up 11.2%) and TRENT LTD (up 6.8%) are among the top gainers today.

Over the last one year, VEDANTA LTD has moved down from Rs 222 to Rs 153, registering a loss of Rs 69 (down 31.0%)..

The BSE 500 has moved down from 15,315 to 14,297, loss of 1,018 points (down 6.6%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE 500 Index stocks during this same period were PROCTER & GAMBLE HEALTH (up 110.0%), VINATI ORGANICS (up 90.5%) and ADANI POWER (up 89.5%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 37,387 (down 1.3%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are POWER GRID (up 2.3%), MARUTI SUZUKI (up 1.0%) and HUL (up 0.3%). Other gainer include NTPC (up 0.2%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are POWER GRID and NTPC.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,077 (down 1.3%). POWER GRID (up 2.4%) and WIPRO (up 1.8%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 37,607 to 37,387, registering a gain of -220 points (up -1.6%).

VEDANTA LTD Financial Update...

VEDANTA LTD net profit down at Rs 19 billion for the quarter ended June 2019, compared to a loss of Rs 23 billion a year ago. Net Sales declined 9.7% to Rs 213.7 billion during the period as against Rs 236.7 billion in April-June 2018.

For the year ended March 2019, VEDANTA LTD reported 13.1% decrease in net profit to Rs 93.8 billion compared to net profit of Rs 108.0 billion during FY18.

Revenue of the company grew 0.9% to Rs 920 billion during FY19.

The current Price to earnings ratio of VEDANTA LTD, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 4.6x.

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