The counter has had a total traded volume of 71402 shares so far with a value of Rs 1.67 crore on the NSE. It traded at a price-to-earnings multiple of 4.7 and a price-to-book ratio of 0.94.
A higher P/E 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 reflects the price investors are willing to pay even for no growth in the business.
The scrip gained 27.89 per cent during the past one year, while the 30-share index advanced 72.82 per cent during the same period.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. belongs to the Oil Refining & Marketing industry.
Promoters held 51.57 per cent stake in the company as of 31-Dec-2020, while overseas investors and domestic institutional investors ownership stood at 15.92 per cent and 15.45 per cent, respectively.
The firm reported consolidated sales of Rs 69571.51 crore for the quarter ended 31-Dec-2020, up 32.24 per cent from the previous quarter’s Rs 52610.63 crore and up 2.29 per cent from the year-ago quarter’s Rs 71205.13 crore.
Profit for the latest quarter stood at Rs 2373.71 crore, up 131.08 per cent from the same quarter a year ago.