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May 12, 2012, 12.41 PM IST | Source: Reuters

Ashok Leyland cuts vehicle prices by 1%

Ashok Leyland has reduced the prices of its commercial vehicles by 1% with immediate affect, the automaker said in a statement, after a recent decrease in excise duty on chassis by the same amount.

Ashok Leyland cuts vehicle prices by 1%

Ashok Leyland   decrease in excise duty on chassis by the same amount.

The government cut excise duty on commercial vehicle chassis to 14% this week.

Ashok Leyland, India's second-largest truck and bus manufacturer, raised its prices by 5% after the excise duty was raised by that amount in the federal Budget in March.

Ashok Leyland stock price

On March 31, 2015, Ashok Leyland closed at Rs 73.55, down Rs 0.45, or 0.61 percent. The 52-week high of the share was Rs 76.05 and the 52-week low was Rs 21.80.


The company's trailing 12-month (TTM) EPS was at Rs 1.65 per share as per the quarter ended December 2014. The stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was 44.58. The latest book value of the company is Rs 15.69 per share. At current value, the price-to-book value of the company is 4.69.

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