DHFL stock plummet 30%c after Q4 loss; company's market valuation falls by Rs 626 cr to Rs 1,522 cr on BSE

DHFL said the developments in the last few quarters threaten its ability to continue as a going concern, as the company posted biggest ever quarterly loss of Rs 2,224 crore for the fourth quarter of 2018-19.

Press Trust of India July 15, 2019 17:24:08 IST
DHFL stock plummet 30%c after Q4 loss; company's market valuation falls by Rs 626 cr to Rs 1,522 cr on BSE
  • During the day, the DHFL scrip tumbled 31.77% to Rs 46.70 — its 52-week low

  • On the traded volume front, 68.04 lakh shares were traded on the BSE and over seven crore shares on the NSE during the day

  • The company posted the biggest ever quarterly loss of Rs 2,224 crore for the fourth quarter of 2018-19

New Delhi: DHFL stock plummeted nearly 30 percent on Monday after the company posted the biggest-ever quarterly loss of Rs 2,224 crore for the fourth quarter ended 31 March.

The scrip of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL) plunged 29.15 percent to close at Rs 48.50 on the BSE. During the day, it tumbled 31.77 percent to Rs 46.70 — its 52-week low.

At the NSE, shares cracked 29.78 percent to close at Rs 48.10.

DHFL stock plummet 30c after Q4 loss companys market valuation falls by Rs 626 cr to Rs 1522 cr on BSE

Representational image. Reuters.

On the traded volume front, 68.04 lakh shares were traded on the BSE and over seven crore shares on the NSE during the day.

The company's market valuation also fell by Rs 625.96 crore to Rs 1,522.04 crore on the BSE.

Housing finance firm DHFL has said the developments in last few quarters threaten its ability to continue as a going concern, as the company posted the biggest ever quarterly loss of Rs 2,224 crore for the fourth quarter of 2018-19.

The debt-ridden company had reported a profit of Rs 134.35 crore in the same quarter previous fiscal.

"In the backdrop of a significant slowdown in disbursement and loan growth post-September 2018, the financials of the company have been quite strained for the quarter impacting the overall performance of the year," the company said in a late evening regulatory filing on Saturday.

It further said the company is undergoing substantial financial stress since the second half of the last financial year.

"The company's ability to raise funds has been substantially impaired and the business has been brought to a standstill with there being minimal/virtually no disbursements. These developments may raise a significant doubt on the ability of the company to continue as a going concern," it said.

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