Blue Blends (India) rose 4.97% to Rs 68.60 at 9:32 IST on BSE after the company said that its board will meet on 12 January 2016 to consider issuing equity shares on preferential basis to non-promoter group.
The announcement was made after market hours yesterday, 5 January 2016.
Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex was down 40.34 points, or 0.16%, to 25,540.
On BSE, so far 8,902 shares were traded in the counter, compared with an average volume of 53,645 shares in the past one quarter. The stock opened with an upward gap of 5% at Rs 68.60 and remained stuck at that level so far. The day's high was also record high for the counter. The stock hit a 52-week low of Rs 10.02 on 8 January 2015. The stock had outperformed the market over the past one month till 5 January 2016, rising 174.58% compared with 0.23% decline in the Sensex. The scrip had also outperformed the market in past one quarter, rising 246.68% as against Sensex's 4.50% fall.
The small-cap company has an equity capital of Rs 19.41 crore. Face value per share is Rs 10.
Blue Blends (India) announced that a meeting of the board of directors of the company will be held on 12 January 2016 to discuss on the issue of equity shares on preferential basis to non-promoter group. The board of directors will also discuss on that day the business plan and capacity expansion of the company.
Net profit of Blue Blends (India) rose 55% to Rs 1.86 crore on 0.81% rise in net sales to Rs 42.24 crore in Q2 September 2015 over Q2 September 2014.
Blue Blends (India) manufactures denim. It has a composite denim mill with installed production capacity of 18 million meters per annum, having control over the entire manufacturing process, right from fiber processing to finished denim fabrics. The manufacturing unit of the company is located at Piplej, in the outskirts of Ahmedabad.
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