CESC is currently trading at Rs. 808.80, up by 35.80 points or 4.63% from its previous closing of Rs. 773.00 on the BSE.
The scrip opened at Rs. 773.00 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 811.50 and Rs. 772.00 respectively. So far 27747 shares were traded on the counter.
The BSE group 'A' stock of face value Rs. 10 has touched a 52 week high of Rs. 811.50 on 07-Feb-2017 and a 52 week low of Rs. 404.75 on 12-Feb-2016.
Last one week high and low of the scrip stood at Rs. 811.50 and Rs. 729.50 respectively. The current market cap of the company is Rs. 10399.76 crore.
The promoters holding in the company stood at 49.93%, while Institutions and Non-Institutions held 41.95% and 8.13% respectively.
CESC has emerged as the winner of a bid floated by Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam (JdVVNL) and has been appointed by JdVVNL as the electricity distribution franchisee for the city of Bikaner in the state of Rajasthan for a term of twenty years.
CESC is engaged in power generation and distribution in state of West Bengal. CESC is a fully integrated power utility with its operation spanning the entire value chain: right from mining coal, generating power, distribution of power.