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Jan 01, 2013, 05.34 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Saksoft gains 9% on acquisition of EDP in US

Shares of Saksoft surged as much as 9 percent to touch an intraday high of Rs 46.70 on Tuesday after its subsidiary based in the US has acquired Electronic Data Professionals (EDP), US.

Shares of Saksoft surged as much as 9 percent to touch an intraday high of Rs 46.70 on Tuesday after its subsidiary based in the US has acquired Electronic Data Professionals (EDP), US.

"Our wholly owned US subsidiary Saksoft Inc has completed acquisition of 100 percent stake in EDP, an US based business intelligence and information management consulting company by signing the share purchase agreement on December 31st in United States," the company said in a release.

CEO Aditya Krishna said, "Saksoft is investing in sales, marketing and delivery capabilities for the US market and EDP will be an additional channel for client acquisition and account management."

The stock rose 6.29 percent to close at Rs 45.60 on the Bombay Stock Exchange. In the previous trading session, the share had rallied 5.02% to Rs 42.90.

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Saksoft stock price

On October 21, 2014, Saksoft closed at Rs 170.60, up Rs 1.90, or 1.13 percent. The 52-week high of the share was Rs 197.00 and the 52-week low was Rs 38.90.


The company's trailing 12-month (TTM) EPS was at Rs 5.32 per share as per the quarter ended June 2014. The stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was 32.07. The latest book value of the company is Rs 52.14 per share. At current value, the price-to-book value of the company is 3.27.

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