Graphite India is currently trading at Rs. 456.05, up by 1.80 points or 0.40% from its previous closing of Rs. 454.25 on the BSE.
The scrip opened at Rs. 460.00 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 462.75 and Rs. 452.50 respectively. So far 168160 shares were traded on the counter.
The BSE group 'B' stock of face value Rs. 2 has touched a 52 week high of Rs. 492.00 on 09-Oct-2017 and a 52 week low of Rs. 70.65 on 09-Nov-2016.
Last one week high and low of the scrip stood at Rs. 471.80 and Rs. 432.45 respectively. The current market cap of the company is Rs. 8889.59 crore.
The promoters holding in the company stood at 65.22%, while institutions and non-institutions held 18.38% and 16.40% respectively.
Graphite India has reported around six fold jump in its net profit at Rs 89.93 crore for the quarter under review as compared to net profit of Rs 15.94 crore for the same quarter in the previous year. Total income of the company increased by 32.86% at Rs 481.14 crore for Q2FY18 as compared Rs 362.13 crore for the corresponding quarter previous year.
Graphite India is engaged in manufacturing of graphite electrodes. The company set up its first facility at Durgapur in east India in 1967.