D-Street Newsmakers: KPIT Tech, DLF, Mangalore Chemicals among 10 stocks that were in spotlight today
Shares of the IT consulting firm in intraday trade today jumped to a fresh 52-week high of Rs 1253.9, gaining around 6 per cent.
In a range-bound trade, Indian equities snapped a two-day winning run and ended weak in Tuesday’s session, dragged by selling in banks. Nifty, with a loss of 61.3 points, or 0.32 per cent, settled at 19,079.60, while the 30-share BSE Sensex ended 238 points, or 0.37 per cent, lower at 63,875. On the sectoral front, real estate stocks emerged as the top performer, followed by media, while auto and pharma were the major laggards.
Here are the 10 stocks that hogged the limelight today:
KPIT Technologies: Shares of the IT consulting firm in intraday trade today jumped to a fresh 52-week high of Rs 1253.9, gaining around 6 per cent, after the company raised its growth outlook for FY24 to more than 37 per cent as against the earlier 27-30 per cent.
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DLF: Shares of the realty player settled 1.5 per cent higher at Rs 562.25 after the company posted strong results for the Q2 period on all parameters.
Apollo Micro Systems: Shares of the aerospace and defence company were locked in the 20 per cent upper circuit at Rs 91.53 amid high volumes.
Siemens: Shares of the heavy electrical equipment company ended 2.5 per cent lower at Rs 3,344.9 amid reports that Siemens Energy AG is considering selling a major portion of its 24 per cent holding in an Indian affiliate company to former parent Siemens AG.
Blue Star: Shares of the consumer durable company ended over 2 per cent higher at Rs 892 amid huge trading volume in the counter.
Mangalore Chemicals: Shares of the fertiliser company settled with significant gains of around 7 per cent at Rs 111.5 after the company posted a turnaround in its quarterly performance with net profit at Rs 67.71 crore in the quarter ended September.
L&T: Shares of the leading engineering and construction company ended a tad higher at Rs 2,928.8 ahead of its Q2 results due to be released today.
Inox Wind: Shares of the wind energy company ended over 3 per cent lower at Rs 216.8 after multiple block deals took place on the counter during the opening session.
Bharti Airtel: Shares of the telecom player ended over 1 per cent lower at Rs 915 ahead of the quarterly results due to be released later in the day.
Pidilite Industries: Shares of the diversified chemicals company ended over 6 per cent higher at Rs 2,458 after global brokerage upgraded the counter to ‘buy’ from the earlier 'sell' rating.