BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were trading at record highs on Thursday, extending yesterday’s rally. The flagship indices, Sensex and Nifty, increased their respective highs today, reaching 61,216.26 and 18,323.20, respectively. In the middle of that rally, seven stocks – HDFC Bank, ITC, Larsen & Toubro, NTPC, Power Grid Corporation of India, State Bank of India and Sun Pharma – hit 52-week highs out of the 30 BSE Sensex stocks. SBI, Sun Pharmaceuticals, Power Grid and ITC stock prices have broken yesterday’s highs. HDFC Bank rose to Rs 1,679, ITC to Rs 261.80, L&T to Rs 1,797.10, NTPC to Rs 149.40, Power Grid to Rs 204.15, SBI to Rs 490.75 and Sun Pharma to Rs 841.75 each.
A total of 324 stocks hit their respective 52-week highs on BSE so far on Thursday. The main stocks were Apollo Pipes, Canara Bank, Dixon Technologies, Divis Laboratories, DLF, Endurance Technologies, Federal Bank, Godrej Properties, Grasim, Hindalco Industries, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL), Pidilite Industries, Tata Motors, Tata Power, Trident, UBL, Voltas and Wipro.
On the BSE 200, a total of 39 scripts were trading at their new high levels of 52 weeks. Some of the big names include Bata India, Canara Bank, Hindustan Zinc, Indian Hotel, IRCTC, JSW Energy, NHPC, NTPC, Oberoi Realty, Union Bank, and Vedanta.
Even though BSE Sensex was trading at all-time highs, a total of 21 stocks touched their respective 52-week lows on BSE. The list includes stocks such as CWD, Khemani Distributors & Marketing, Samor Reality, SBL Infratech and Sun Retail.
On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), a total of 159 scripts hit 52 week highs and 5 stocks hit their 52 week low. Stocks peaking in 52 weeks include Amrutanjan Health Care, Arvind, BEML, Borosil, Century Plyboards (India), Cosmo Films, Cyient, DB Realty, Delta Manufacturing, Fiem Industries, Ganesh Housing Corporation, Grasim Industries, GR Infraprojects, Kajaria Ceramics, Mastek, McDowell Holdings, and National Aluminum Company, among others.
On the other hand, five stocks including Airo Lam, Artemis Medicare Services, Euro India Fresh Foods, Marine Electricals (India) and Pasupati Acrylon hit their respective 52 week lows.