Shares in Housing Development & Infrastructure extended falls on Thursday as a partial stake sale by Vice Chairman and Managing Director Sarang Wadhawan raised worries other stakeholders would also sell shares.
HDIL shares were down around 20 percent at 10:33 a.m., after dropping 20.4 percent in the previous two sessions. The real estate developer has seen RS 1565 crore of market capitalisation wiped out since Tuesday.
HDIL said on Tuesday Wadhawan sold 5 million shares worth Rs 57 crore in secondary markets, reducing his stake to 0.99 percent from 2.19 percent.
Controlling stakeholders, including Wadhawan, own 37.36 percent of the outstanding shares, of which 96.24 percent is pledged.
HDIL stock price
On November 27, 2015, Housing Development and Infrastructure closed at Rs 69.40, down Rs 0.25, or 0.36 percent. The 52-week high of the share was Rs 143.00 and the 52-week low was Rs 54.25.
The company's trailing 12-month (TTM) EPS was at Rs 5.23 per share as per the quarter ended September 2015. The stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was 13.27. The latest book value of the company is Rs 254.29 per share. At current value, the price-to-book value of the company is 0.27.
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