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Apr 04, 2011, 11.55 AM IST | Source: PTI

Govt raises stake in IOB to 65.87% from 61.23%

Chennai, Apr 2 (PTI): The government's stake in the public sector Indian Overseas Bank has increased from 61.23 per cent to 65.87 per cent consequent to capital infusion of Rs 1,054 crore into the Bank.

Govt raises stake in IOB to 65.87% from 61.23%

The government''s stake in the public sector Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has increased from 61.23% to 65.87% consequent to capital infusion of Rs 1,054 crore into the Bank.

At a recent meeting, IOB allotted 7,39,49,343 equity shares of Rs 10 each at an issue price of Rs 142.53 per equity share totalling Rs 1,054 crore to Government of India on preferential basis, the Bank said in a statement.
With this development, the Government''s holding in IOB has increased from 61.23% to 65.87%, it said.

On March 22, 2011,bank shareholders at their Extraordinary General Meeting, had given their approval for allotment of equity shares to Government of India, the statement added.

IOB stock price

On August 22, 2014, Indian Overseas Bank closed at Rs 60.55, down Rs 1.95, or 3.12 percent. The 52-week high of the share was Rs 89.90 and the 52-week low was Rs 37.20.


The company's trailing 12-month (TTM) EPS was at Rs 6.05 per share as per the quarter ended June 2014. The stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was 10.01. The latest book value of the company is Rs 130.90 per share. At current value, the price-to-book value of the company is 0.46.

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