Gujarat Gas Company shares slipped nearly two percent Friday after the company reported a poor set of quarterly earnings.
Gujarat Gas Company shares slipped nearly two percent Friday after the company reported poor set of quarterly earnings.
Sequentially, consolidated profits of the natural gas distributor were down by 15 percent to Rs 59 crore (against estimates of Rs 66 crore) in fourth quarter of FY13, impacted by sharp increase in LNG prices and decline in domestic gas supply.
However, consolidated net sales increased marginally quarter-on-quarter to Rs 762.8 crore from Rs 756.5 crore during the quarter.
At 10:01 hours IST, the stock declined 1.72 percent to Rs 242.90 on Bombay Stock Exchange.
Guj Gas stock price
On February 28, 2015, Gujarat Gas Company closed at Rs 571.05, down Rs 14.95, or 2.55 percent. The 52-week high of the share was Rs 812.55 and the 52-week low was Rs 219.25.
The company's trailing 12-month (TTM) EPS was at Rs 23.36 per share as per the quarter ended December 2014. The stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was 24.45. The latest book value of the company is Rs 95.55 per share. At current value, the price-to-book value of the company is 5.98.
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