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ABBOTT INDIA at All Time High; BSE HEALTHCARE Index Up 0.4%
Thu, 8 Aug 02:14 PM

ABBOTT INDIA share price has hit an all-time high at Rs 9,305 (up 7.5%).

Meanwhile, the BSE HEALTHCARE Index is at 12,648 (up 0.4%).

Among the top gainers in the BSE HEALTHCARE Index today are ABBOTT INDIA (up 7.5%) and SANOFI INDIA (up 1.1%).

NATCO PHARMA and SUN PHARMA (down 0.1%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, ABBOTT INDIA has moved up from Rs 8,030 to Rs 9,305, registering a gain of Rs 1,275 (up 15.1%).

The BSE HEALTHCARE has moved down from 14,551 to 12,648, loss of 1,903 points (down 13.3%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE HEALTHCARE Index stocks during this same period were PROCTER & GAMBLE HEALTH (up 59.4%), DIVIS LABORATORIES (up 40.4%) and APOLLO HOSPITALS (up 36.4%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 36,960 (up 0.7%). The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are HCL TECHNOLOGIES (up 5.5%), TATA MOTORS DVR (up 3.8%) and TATA MOTORS (up 2.7%). Other gainers include COAL INDIA (up 2.4%) and INFOSYS (up 1.8%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are YES BANK and ICICI BANK.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 10,923 (up 0.5%). The top gainers in the NSE Nifty include HCL TECHNOLOGIES (up 5.4%), TATA MOTORS (up 2.7%) and COAL INDIA (up 2.4%). Other gainers include BHARTI INFRATEL (up 2.2%) and TCS (up 1.9%).

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 37,666 to 36,960, registering a gain of -706 points (up -1.9%).

ABBOTT INDIA Financial Update...

ABBOTT INDIA net profit down at Rs 1 billion for the quarter ended March 2019, compared to a loss of Rs 1 billion a year ago. Net Sales declined 4.4% to Rs 9.1 billion during the period as against Rs 9.5 billion in January-March 2018.

For the year ended March 2018, ABBOTT INDIA reported 45.0% increase in net profit to Rs 4.0 billion compared to net profit of Rs 2.8 billion during FY17.

Revenue of the company grew 12.5% to Rs 33 billion during FY18.

The current Price to earnings ratio of ABBOTT INDIA, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 43.6x.

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