The Indian market is expected to open lower on Thursday tracking muted trend seen in other Asian markets.
Here is a list of top twelve stocks that are likely to be in focus today:
Ambuja Cements Ltd: Ambuja Cements Ltd: Ambuja Cements reported 66.53 per cent decline in net profit at Rs 109.96 crore for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 328.59 crore during the same period of previous fiscal.
Alstom T & D India Ltd: The company reported standalone net loss of Rs 18.21 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 25.8 crore in the year-ago period, the company said in a filing to BSE.
ACC Ltd: The cement maker reported a sharp decline of 69 per cent in consolidated net profit at Rs 102.39 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 despite increase in total income.
HUL: Consumer goods major Hindustan Unilever may sell its commoditised businesses such as atta, rice and salt brands as it looks to realign its food portfolio.
Petronet LNG Ltd: The nation’s biggest liquefied natural gas importer, reported a 10 per cent surge in its December quarter net profit on shipping higher volumes of gas.
Tata Global Beverages Ltd: TGBL reported 29.78 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit at Rs 59.15 crore for the third quarter ended December 2015, dragged by currency fluctuations and expenses on promotions in global markets.
SAIL: The Steel Authority of IndiaBSE -2.11 % is expected to grapple with higher employee and mining costs in the coming quarters in contrast to peers like Tata SteelBSE -1.38 % and JSW SteelBSE -2.18 %, even as the state-run company is struggling to come to terms with its biggest quarterly loss in recent years.
Blue Dart Ltd: Logistics company Blue DartBSE 1.16 % reported almost doubling of its net profit to Rs 50.05 crore on a standalone basis for the quarter ended December.
SCI: Shipping Corporation ofBSE -6.22 % India’s net profit almost doubled to Rs 59.66 crore in the October-December quarter of 2015-16, mainly boosted by change in method for calculation of depreciation.
Financial Technologies Ltd: FTIL reported a net profit of Rs 95.03 crore for the quarter ended on December 31, on account of gain on divestment of its stake in other companies.
NHPC: The state-run NHPCBSE -3.29 % reported more than doubling of its net profit to Rs 388.02 crore for the third quarter ended December due to better operational efficiency and tariff finalisation by CERC for few power stations.
Tata Chemicals Ltd: The Tata group firm reported 45 per cent decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 129.94 crore for the quarter ended December 31, on lower sales and higher finance cost.