Share price of Power Finance Corp. jumps as Sensex gains 306.82 points

Share price of Power Finance Corporation Ltd. gained 0.39 per cent to Rs 117.0 at 12:35PM (IST) in Thursday’s trade. The counter hit a high of Rs 118.95 and low of Rs 116.4 so far during the session. The stock had closed at Rs 116.55 in the previous session.

The counter had a total traded volume of 12:35PM shares so far with a turnover of Rs 3.23 crore on BSE. The stock traded at a price-to-earnings multiple of 3.33 and a price-to-book ratio of 0.49.

A higher price-to-earnings ratio shows investors are willing to pay a higher price for per rupee earnings given by the stock because of better future growth expectations.

The price-to-book value indicates the inherent value of a company and is the measure of the price that investors are ready to pay even for no growth in the business.

Power Finance Corporation Ltd. belongs to the Term Lending – Power industry.

Promotor/FII Holding

Promoters held 55.99 per cent stake in the company as of 31-Dec-2020, while overseas investors and domestic institutional investors ownership stood at 17.37 per cent and 20.18 per cent, respectively.

Key Financials
The firm reported consolidated net sales of Rs 18441.72 crore for the quarter ended 31-Dec-2020, up 1.49 per cent from the previous quarter’s Rs 18171.41 crore and up 16.15 per cent from the year-ago quarter’s Rs 15878.04 crore.

Its profit for the latest quarter stood at Rs 2893.7 crore, up 11.41 per cent from the same quarter a year ago.