National Fertilizers (NFL) jumped 4.40% to Rs 36.75 after the company's total fertilizer sales rose 16% to 23.81 lakh MT in April-August 2020 over 20.57 lakh MT in April-August 2019.
The company produced 16.11 lakh MT urea in the first five months of 2020-21, recording 13% jump against 14.26 lakh MT produced during the same period in 2019-20. The announcement was made after market hours yesterday, 10 September 2020.
NFL is engaged in producing and marketing urea, neem coated urea, bio-fertilizers (solid and liquid) and other allied industrial products. As of 30 June 2020, the Government of India owned 74.71% stake in the company.
The stock surged 145% from its 52-week low of Rs 15 hit on 24 March 2020.
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