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GSK PHARMA Surges by 7%; BSE HEALTHCARE Index Up 1.9%
Tue, 31 Mar 09:21 AM

GSK PHARMA share price has zoomed 7% and is presently trading at Rs 1,255.

Meanwhile, the BSE HEALTHCARE Index is at 12,026 (up 1.9%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE HEALTHCARE Index today are GSK PHARMA (up 6.8%) and ASTRAZENECA PHARMA (up 6.3%).

J.B.CHEMICALS (down 1.0%) and ERIS LIFESCIENCES LIMITED (down 1.3%) are among the top losers today.

Over the last one year, GSK PHARMA has moved down from Rs 1,300 to Rs 1,255, registering a loss of Rs 45 (down 5.4%).

On the other hand, the BSE HEALTHCARE has moved down from 14,455 to 12,026, loss of 2,429 points (down 17.1%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE HEALTHCARE Index stocks during this same period were ABBOTT INDIA (up 114.6%), IPCA LABS (up 39.0%) and DR. LAL PATHLABS LTD (up 37.4%).

What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 29,317 (up 2.0%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are HDFC (up 3.4%), ICICI BANK (up 3.4%) and TATA STEEL (up 3.2%). Other gainers include M&M (up 3.2%) and TECH MAHINDRA (up 3.0%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are RELIANCE IND. and HDFC.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 8,530 (up 2.0%). The top gainers in the NSE Nifty include HINDALCO (up 4.4%), HDFC (up 4.0%) and JSW STEEL (up 3.8%). Other gainers include DR. REDDYS LAB (up 3.5%) and VEDANTA LTD (up 3.3%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved down from 38,872 to 29,317, registering a loss of 9,555 points (down 25.41%).

GSK PHARMA Financial Update...

GSK PHARMA net profit down at Rs 6 billion for the quarter ended December 2019, compared to a loss of Rs 1 billion a year ago. Net Sales declined 5.7% to Rs 7.8 billion during the period as against Rs 8.3 billion in October-December 2018.

For the year ended March 2019, GSK PHARMA reported 25.1% increase in net profit to Rs 4.2 billion compared to net profit of Rs 3.3 billion during FY18.

Revenue of the company grew 8.0% to Rs 31 billion during FY19.

The current Price to earnings ratio of GSK PHARMA, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 218.8x.

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