Reliance Industries shares gain 2.5%; market-cap rises by Rs 19,974 cr after Q1 earnings

New Delhi: Shares of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) gained 2.5 percent on Monday after the company posted 6.8 percent rise in June quarter net profit.

The scrip rose 2.52 percent to close at Rs 1,280.50 on the BSE. During the day, it jumped 2.84 percent to Rs 1,284.55.

At the NSE, shares went up 2.32 percent to close at Rs 1,278.10.

 Reliance Industries shares gain 2.5%; market-cap rises by Rs 19,974 cr after Q1 earnings

RIL logo. Reuters

The company's market valuation also jumped Rs 19,973.81 crore to Rs 8,11,718.81 crore on the BSE. RIL is also the country's most valued firm by market capitalisation (m-cap).

In terms of traded volume, 5.86 lakh shares of the company were traded on the BSE and over one crore shares on the NSE during the day.

The oil-to-telecom conglomerate reported a net profit of Rs 10,104 crore, or Rs 17.05 per share, in April-June, up from Rs 9,459 crore, or Rs 15.9 a share, in the same period of the previous financial year, the company said in a statement on Friday.

Standalone net profit of Rs 9,036 crore, up 2.4 percent over the previous year, was a record.

It clocked a record consolidated revenue of Rs 1,72,956 crore in June quarter on the back of robust retail sales.

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Updated Date: Jul 22, 2019 17:29:22 IST