Shoppers Stop shares soar 20% on Amazon deal
Shares of Shoppers Stop today
soared 20 per cent after the retail company said it will raise
Rs 179.26 crore from Amazon by issuing equity shares,
amounting to 5 per cent stake in it, on preferential basis.
The stock jumped 19.97 per cent to settle at Rs 499.60 on
BSE. During the day, it rallied 19.99 per cent to Rs 499.70.
At NSE, shares of the company zoomed 19.68 per cent to
end at Rs 500.40.
In terms of equity volume, 2.33 lakh shares of the
company were traded on BSE and over 23 lakh shares changed
hands at the NSE during the day.
The board of directors of the company in its meeting held
on Saturday approved issue of 43,95,925 equity shares of Rs 5
each at a price of Rs 407.78 per equity share to Amazon.com NV
Investment Holding, Shoppers Stop had said in a BSE filing.