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Majesco gains after tie up with Dropln

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Majesco rose 3.51% to Rs 448 at 10:58 on after the company announced a strategic partnership with an innovative provider of an on-demand live video platform for auto and home

The announcement was made after market hours yesterday, 29 September 2016.

Meanwhile, the Sensex was down 14.66 points, or 0.05%, to 27,812.87.

On BSE, so far 6,898 shares were traded in the counter, compared with average daily volume of 27,648 shares in the past one quarter. The stock hit a high of Rs 449.95 and a low of Rs 438.60 so far during the day. The stock hit a record high of Rs 789 on 12 January 2016. The stock hit a 52-week low of Rs 308.10 on 1 October 2015. The stock had underperformed the market over the past 30 days till 29 September 2016, falling 10.74% compared with 2.20% decline in the Sensex. The scrip had also underperformed the market in past one quarter, falling 19.35% as against Sensex's 2.51% rise.

The small-cap company has equity capital of Rs 11.62 crore. Face value per share is Rs 5.

Majesco announced a strategic partnership with Dropln, Inc. Dropln is an innovative provider of an on-demand live video platform for auto and home insurance, using smartphones and drones. In addition, they have access to a crowdsourced independent contractor network of 60,000 Droperators and 1100 drone pilots, smartphone users who capture on-demand live video streams, and photos for professionals.

As part of this partnership, the companies have pre-integrated Dropln's solution with the Majesco Cloudlnsurer through the Majesco DigitalConnect platform to offer the advanced, innovative claims capabilities which will enhance and streamline the claims experience for the insurers. The companies will be working together to identify joint business opportunities with new and existing clients, focused on helping Majesco customers further innovate claims using these emerging technologies and methods. In particular, this integrated solution and access to the Droperator network is expected to be appealing to new greenfields and startups.

The Dropln platform enables insurers to use on-demand live video for policy acquisition and management by harnessing the power of the video camera inside the smartphone that nearly everyone carries. It eliminates the need for the underwriter/claims adjuster to travel and provides access to the customer with unprecedented immediacy. Live video options include direct to customers, direct to field or partner resources, and on-demand to droperators or drones.

On a consolidated basis, Majesco reported net profit of Rs 1.71 crore in Q1 June 2016 compared with net loss of Rs 1.97 crore in Q4 March 2016. Net sales rose 0.76% to Rs 216.27 crore in Q1 June 2016 over Q4 March 2016.

Majesco enables business transformation for about 150 insurance customers worldwide by providing solutions which include software, consulting and services.

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First Published: Fri, September 30 2016. 10:52 IST