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Feb 25, 2013, 03.46 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18

SBI fixes issue price at Rs 2312 for preferential allotment

State Bank of India today said it has fixed issue price of Rs 2,312.78 a share for preferential allotment to the government to raise Rs 3,004 crore as part of the capital infusion plan for the this fiscal.

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State Bank of India today said it has fixed issue price of Rs 2,312.78 a share for preferential allotment to the government to raise Rs 3,004 crore as part of the capital infusion plan for the this fiscal.

The infusion will enable the bank to support national and international banking operations through its subsidiaries and associates, SBI said in a BSE filing. "The executive committee of central board of the bank has fixed issue price at Rs 2,312.78 per share of face value of Rs 10 including a premium of Rs 2,302.78 per share, for the preferential allotment of equity shares to the government of India," it said.

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On February 23 the board approved infusion of capital funds in the bank to the tune of Rs 3,004 crore during 2012-13, the filing said. SBI scrip was trading at Rs 2,223, up 1.21 percent on the BSE.

Last fiscal, the government had infused Rs 7,900 crore in SBI to increase the Tier-I capital of the country's largest bank. Following the infusion in March 2012, the government holding in SBI rose to 61.58 percent from 59.4 percent.

The government approved infusion of Rs 12,517 crore in around 10 state-owned banks by March. Last fiscal, the government pumped in about Rs 12,000 crore in public sector banks, as against Rs 20,117 crore in 2010-11.

SBI stock price

On July 31, 2014, State Bank of India closed at Rs 2439.75, down Rs 31.2, or 1.26 percent. The 52-week high of the share was Rs 2833.85 and the 52-week low was Rs 1452.90.


The company's trailing 12-month (TTM) EPS was at Rs 145.88 per share as per the quarter ended March 2014. The stock's price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio was 16.72. The latest book value of the company is Rs 1584.34 per share. At current value, the price-to-book value of the company is 1.54.

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