Shares of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. rose 0.99 percent to Rs 185.4 in Tuesday's trade. It hit an intraday high of Rs 191.35 and low of Rs 185.3, respectively, during the day.





The stock quoted a 52-week high price of Rs 325.7 and low of Rs 155.0.

As of 12:30PM (IST), the counter saw a total traded volume of 154,601 shares with a traded value of Rs 2.91 crore, according to NSE.

The scrip has advanced 5.55 percent in the past one month till date, while the benchmark BSE Sensex has gained 3.91 percent during the same period.

According to exchange data, the stock traded at a price-to-earnings (P/E) multiple of 7.06 while the price-to-book ratio stood at 0.94. A higher P/E ratio shows that investors are willing to pay a higher price for per rupee earnings given by the stock because of better future growth expectations. The price-to-book value indicates the inhereent value of a company and it reflects the price investors are ready to pay even for no growth in a business.

The stock belongs to the Oil Refining & Marketing industry.

Promoter/FII Holding
Promoters held 51.11 per cent stake in the company as of 30-Sep-2020, while FII and MF ownership in the firm stood at 15.49 per cent and 16.36 per cent, respectively.

Key Financials
The company reported consolidated sales of Rs 37558.8 crore for the quarter ended 30-Jun-2020, down 43.06 per cent from the previous quarter's Rs 65967.46 crore and down 46.93 per cent from the year-ago quarter's Rs 70776.43 crore. Its net profit for the latest quarter stood at Rs 2252.65 crore, up 156.72 per cent from the same quarter a year ago.