Stocks That Were In News On August 18, 2016

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Key domestic benchmark indices on Thursday ended higher. The 30-share benchmark index ended trade higher by 118.07 points to end at 28123.44; Nifty ends at 8673.25 up by 49.20 points.

NTPC, Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank and BHEL were major gainers while Coal India, L&T, Tata Steel, GAIL and HUL were losers in the Sensex.

Stocks That Were In News On August 18, 2016

Nestle India

Nestle India said that the company is delighted to introduce new additions to the MAGGI Noodles portfolio: 'Maggi Hot Heads' and 'Maggi No Onion No Garlic Masala'.

Shares of Nestle India ended flat at Rs 6707 on BSE. It touched an intraday high of Rs 6770 during trade.

Radico Khaitan

Shares of Radico Khaitan rose after it reported a growth of 25.2 per cent in its standalone net profit at Rs 21.5 crore for the first quarter ended June 2016 as compared to Rs 17.2 crore in the year ago period. 

Shares of Radico Khaitan ended day at Rs 102.55, higher by 0.99 per cent on BSE. It touched an intraday high of Rs 106.65 during trade.

Gammon India

Shares of Gammon India rose after won a Rs 870-crore contract from NHAI for widening of a highway in Karnataka under NHDP.

Shares of Gammon India ended day at Rs 15.95, higher by 9.59 per cent on BSE. It touched an intraday high of Rs 16.95 during trade.

India Cements

Shares of  India Cements rose to hit 52-week high on the back of strong numbers announced by the company for the quarter ended June 2016.

Shares of India Cements ended day at Rs 125.65, higher by 1.21 per cent on BSE. It touched an intraday high and 52-week high of Rs 130.80 during trade.

Bharti Airtel

Shares of Bharti Airtel rose after reports that Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) agreed to buy stake in Bharti Telecom and also a stake in Intouch Holdings.

Shares of Bharti Airtel ended day at Rs 352, higher by 1.98 per cent on BSE. It touched an intraday high of Rs 352 during trade.

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Story first published: Thursday, August 18, 2016, 15:38 [IST]
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