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These Essential Stocks Climb Up To 80% Amid Nationwide Lockdown


While the frontline indices are slowly coming off the coronavirus crisis induced market mayhem, there have been some stocks from the "essential" category that have zoomed up to 80% since March 25, 2020 when the nationwide lockdown came into force to curb Covid 19, a highly contagious virus that has taken global economy by storm.

Here is the list of all such stocks that have moved up sharply even in the lockdown when market witnessed tremendous sell-off:

These Essential Stocks Climb Up To 80% Amid Nationwide Lockdown
Stock Last Traded Price as on April 8, 2020 on BSE Percentage gain since March 25 Price on March 25 52-week high price
KRBL Rs. 173.45 77% Rs. 97.75 Rs. 365
Balrampur Chini Mills Rs. 125.95 69% Rs. 74.55 Rs. 195
Himadri Speciality Chemical Rs. 47.95 68% Rs 28.45 Rs. 121.95
Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Rs. 319.35 50% Rs. 212.55 Rs. 595.80
Heritage Foods Rs. 249.15 44% Rs. 173.30 Rs. 545
Emami Rs. 217.5 40% Rs. 155.15 Rs. 416.4
Aurobindo Pharma Rs. 444.30 33% Rs. 333.65 Rs. 838
Torrent Pharma Rs. 2533.90 42% Rs. 1779.25 Rs. 2640.95
Cipla Rs. 511.8 36% Rs. 376.45 Rs. 585.5

The gains have primarily come due to first round buying seen by investors in businesses associated with supplies of essentials as well as pharma.

Story first published: Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 12:39 [IST]
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