Indian Oil Corp. shares rise 0.44% as Nifty gains
Shares of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. traded 0.44 per cent up at Rs 79.85 on Thursday at around 11:49AM (IST), while the benchmark BSE Sensex advanced 285.77 points to 61560.86.
As many as 327,906 shares changed hands on the counter with a total value of Rs 2.61 crore.
The stock quoted a 52-week high price of Rs 90.67 and a 52-week low of Rs 65.2.
On the technical charts, the 200-DMA of the stock stood at Rs 74.14, while 50-DMA was at Rs 79.17. If a stock trades above 50 DMA and 200 DMA, it usually means the immediate trend is up. On the other hand, if the stock trades below 50 DMA and 200 DMA both, it is considered a bearish trend and if it trades between 50DMA and 200DMA, then it suggests the stock can go anywhere.
Shares of the company have advanced 1.33 per cent in the past one year, while Sensex has risen 5.86 per cent during the same period.
According to BSE data, the stock trades at a price-to-earnings multiple of 18.32 and a price-to-book ratio of 0.82. A higher P/E ratio shows investors are willing to pay a higher price because of better future growth expectations. Price to book value indicates the inherent value of a company and reflects the price that investors are ready to pay even for no growth in a business. The stock belongs to the Oil Refining & Marketing industry.