Marico share price: Marico shares up 1.5% as Nifty wins
The stock quoted a 52-week high of Rs 606.0 and a low of Rs 399.35.
As of 10:25 a.m. (IST), the counter recorded a total trading volume of 12,997 shares with a traded value of Rs 0.66 crore, according to NSE.
The stock had closed at Rs 503.65 in the previous session.
The certificate is down -0.68% over the past month to date, while the benchmark BSE Sensex has gained 5.31% over the same period.
According to exchange data, the stock traded at a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 55.42 while the price-to-book ratio stood at 16.38. A higher P/E ratio shows that investors are willing to pay a higher price for the earnings per rupee generated by the stock due to better future growth expectations. The price-to-book ratio indicates the intrinsic value of a company and reflects the price investors are willing to pay even for a company with no growth.
The stock belongs to the personal care industry.
The promoters held a 59.42% stake in the company as of December 31, 2021, while FII and MF’s stake in the company was 25.55% and 2.64%, respectively.
Key financial data
The company reported consolidated sales of Rs 2,429.0 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2021, down 0.61% from Rs 2,444.0 crore in the previous quarter and down 13.19% from at Rs 2146.0 crore in the prior year quarter. Its net profit for the last quarter stood at Rs 310.0 crore, up 0.98% from the same quarter a year ago.