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IL&FS Engineering gains after bagging pipeline laying contract

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IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company rose 3.03% to Rs 56.10 at 10:20 on after the company announced that it bagged Rs 162.58 crore pipeline laying contract.

The announcement was made on Wednesday, 12 October 2016. The stock market was shut on that day.

Meanwhile, the S&P Sensex was down 243.96 points or 0.89% at 27,832.42.

On BSE, so far 59,772 shares were traded in the counter as against average daily volume of 52,476 shares in the past one quarter. The stock hit a high of Rs 58 and a low of Rs 55.60 so far during the day. The stock had hit a 52-week high of Rs 80.75 on 14 October 2015. The stock had hit a 52-week low of Rs 39.15 on 23 May 2016. The stock had underperformed the market over the past one month till 10 October 2016, falling 15.19% compared with Sensex's 2.48% fall. The scrip had, however, outperformed the market in past one quarter, gaining 7.4% as against Sensex's 3.52% rise.

The small-cap company has equity capital of Rs 121.16 crore. Face value per share is Rs 10.

IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company announced that it received the fax of acceptance (FOA) from Gas Authority of India (GAIL) for laying and construction of pipeline along with associated facilities for Phulpur-Haldia pipeline project (phase 1 B) in Bihar. The total length of the 30 inch pipeline is 185.38 kilometers. The total value of the contract is Rs 162.58 crore and is to be mechanically completed in 15 months from the date of FOA and with additional 3 months for drying, commissioning and GAS-IN.

IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company reported a net loss of Rs 67.36 crore in Q1 June 2016, higher than net loss of Rs 60.95 crore in Q1 June 2015. Net sales declined 15.23% to Rs 406.92 crore in Q1 June 2016 over Q1 June 2015.

IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company is into infrastructure development, construction and project management.

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First Published: Thu, October 13 2016. 10:15 IST