CENTURY PLYBOARDS Share Price Down 9%; BSE 500 index falls 1.3%

Wed 28 Jul 10:53 AM

CENTURY PLYBOARDS share price is down 9% and is currently trading at Rs 459.

Meanwhile, the BSE 500 Index stands at 21,722 (-1.3% lower).

Among the top losers in today’s BSE 500 index are CENTURY PLYBOARDS (8.9%) and INTELLECT DESIGN (lower 8.1%).

TEJAS NETWORKS (+3.1%) and HIMATSINGKA SEIDE (+2.6%) are among the toppers today.

In the past year, CENTURY PLYBOARDS has surged from Rs 126 to Rs 459, making a profit of Rs 333 (+264.3%).

The BSE 500 has risen from 14,321 to 21,722, representing a gain of 7,401 points (an increase of 51.7%) over the past 12 months.

The top buzzing stocks among the BSE 500 Index stocks in the same period were ADANI ENTERPRISES (up 733.0%), MAGMA FINCORP (up 546.4%) and ADANI TOTAL GAS (up 519.1%).

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What about the benchmark indices?

The BSE Sensex stands at 52,674 (decrease of 1.3%). The biggest risers among BSE Sensex stocks today are HUL (+0.8%), INDUSIND BANK (+0.7%) and BAJAJ FINSERV (+0.6%). Other gains include TITAN (+0.4%). The most traded shares in the BSE Sensex are INDUSIND BANK and TITAN.

Meanwhile, NSE Nifty stands at 15,768 (down 1.2%). DIVIS LABORATORIES (up 1.4%) and INDUSIND BANK (up 1.0%) are among the top winners in NSE Nifty.

Over the past 12 months, the BSE Sensex has risen from 37,935 to 52,674, with a gain of 14,739 points (an increase of 36.78%).

CENTURY PLYBOARDS Financial update…

CENTURY PLYBOARDS net profit was Rs 869 million for the for quarter ending in March 2021, compared to a profit of Rs 658 million a year ago. Net sales increased by 12.9% to Rs 7.5 billion in the period from Rs 6.6 billion in January-March 2020.

For the year ending March 2020, CENTURY PLYBOARDS reported a 15.8% decline in net profit to Rs 1.3 billion compared to net profit of Rs 1.5 billion in FY19.

The company’s revenue grew 1.6% to Rs 23 billion in FY20.

The current Price-earnings ratio of CENTURY PLYBOARDS, based on 12-month rolling earnings, stands at 46.2x. p >

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