The index fallen below its previous low of 6938.50 recorded on August 11, 2017 in intra-day trade on the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
At 09:46 am; Nifty Smallcap 100 index was trading 1.3% lower at 6,927 points, as compared to 0.33% decline in the Nifty 50 index at 10,944 points. Since January 15, 2018, from its all-time high levels, the smallcap index tanked 28% against 1.9% rise in the benchmark index.
Out of 100 stocks from the smallcap index, more than half or 57 scrip underperformed the index by falling an over 28%. Only 12 stocks have seen their market price gained during the period.
Jet Airways (India), Rain Industries, Manpasand Beverages, Hindustan Construction Company (HCC), Jindal Saw, Sintex Plastic Technologies, IFCI, Balrampur Chini Mills, BEML and India Cements have seen their market value erosion between 50% and 80% from their January 15 levels.
Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) companies Reliance Naval and Engineering, Reliance Communications, and public sector banks like Syndicate Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce and Allahabad Bank from the index were fallen in the range of 43% to 50% during the period.
PVR hit a fresh 52-week low of Rs 1,063, down 4% on the NSE in intra-day trade. The stock of multiplex company fell 24% in past one week after a Maharashtra minister stated in the Assembly on Friday the government would allow people to carry outside food into cinema theatres.
Jet Airways (India) hit nearly three-year low of Rs 296, down 4%, falling 66% from its 52-week high level of Rs 883 touched on January 5, 2018 on the NSE. The airline company had reported a net loss of Rs 10.40 billion in fourth quarter of FY 2018 on rising costs and sharp fall in other income. In the same period last year, the airline had made a net profit of Rs 5.83 billion.
The brokerage firm Elara Capital expects aviation firms under coverage (IndiGo, SpiceJet and Jet Airways) to report 71% YoY decrease in their cumulative profit after tax due to anticipated lower yields growth of IndiGo and Jet Airways versus rise in fuel cost, while SpiceJet would fully pass-on the increase in fuel cost.
|COMPANY||LATEST||52 WK LOW||PREV LOW||PREV DATE|
|R C F||66.05||65.45||65.80||05-Jun-18|
|S H KELKAR & CO.||205.65||205.10||206.05||16-Jul-18|
|VA TECH WABAG||362.00||353.65||354.40||18-Jul-18|