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Mar 28, 2013, 12.06 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Aurobindo Pharma jumps as FDA removes Unit VI import ban

Shares of Aurobindo Pharma surged more than 8 percent on Thursday after it said the US Food and Drug Administration has lifted the import alert for non-sterile products manufactured in its unit VI cephalosporin facility in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

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Shares of Aurobindo Pharma surged more than 8 percent on Thursday after it said the US Food and Drug Administration has lifted the import alert for non-sterile products manufactured in its unit VI cephalosporin facility in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

This will pave the way for resuming exports of 9 products to the US market from the plant, the drug maker said.

The production facility that makes the anti-bacterial drug was audited by the USFDA in December 2010 and the drug regulator had issued an import alert in Feb 2011.

The unit had annual sales of USD 33 million prior to the import alert, Aurobindo said.

At 11:45 hrs, Aurobindo shares were up 8.9 percent at Rs 142.10 on NSE.

Aurobindo Pharm stock price

On February 27, 2015, Aurobindo Pharma closed at Rs 1033.30, up Rs 8.25, or 0.80 percent. The 52-week high of the share was Rs 1275.00 and the 52-week low was Rs 483.00.


The company's trailing 12-month (TTM) EPS was at Rs 55.17 per share as per the quarter ended December 2014. The stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was 18.73. The latest book value of the company is Rs 137.51 per share. At current value, the price-to-book value of the company is 7.51.

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