Eveready Industries gains after strong Q1 outcomeCapital Market July 28, 2014 Last Updated at 09:36 IST

Eveready Industries India rose 1% to Rs 86.10 at 9:31 IST on BSE after net profit jumped 157.3% to Rs 10.60 crore on 15.7% growth in net sales to Rs 323.49 crore in Q1 June 2014 over Q1 June 2013.

The result was announced after market hours on Friday, 25 July 2014.

Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex was down 3.93 points, or 0.02%, to 26,122.82.

On BSE, so far 32,000 shares were traded in the counter, compared with an average volume of 1.11 lakh shares in the past one quarter.

The stock hit a high of Rs 89.50 and a low of Rs 85.70 so far during the day. The stock hit a 52-week high of Rs 89.50 on 28 July 2014. The stock hit a 52-week low of Rs 14.05 on 7 August 2013.

The stock had outperformed the market over the past one month till 25 July 2014, rising 33.20% compared with 3.21% rise in the Sensex. The scrip had also outperformed the market in past one quarter, rising 55.42% as against Sensex's 15.16% rise.

The small-cap company has an equity capital of Rs 36.34 crore. Face value per share is Rs 5.

Operating EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) rose 36.54% to Rs 33.18 crore in Q1 June 2014 over Q1 June 2013.

Eveready Industries India is the country's market leader of batteries and flashlights - selling more than 1.2 billion batteries and 25 million flashlights. Apart from these, Eveready now offers a basket other products.