Examining Benchmark Equity Indices: Stocks That Are Trading High and Those Goin’ Low

Top gainers are NTPC, ITC, Larsen & Toubro, Axis Bank, and Britannia Industries showing their stronghold in benchmark equity indices; the bottom losers are Wipro, HDFC Life Insurance Company, Mahindra & Mahindra, Hero MotoCorp, and HCL Tech.

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Benchmark indices are a collection of stocks or other instruments that show how a market or part of a market is performing. They are used to evaluate the performance of investment portfolios relative to the market or a specific sector.

On Friday, benchmark equity indices are rising. The BSE Sensex is trading at 67,437.61, up 449.17 points, while the NSE Nifty 50 surged 0.78% to reach a new high of 20,291.55 during intraday trade. Currently, it is trading at 20,264.85, up 0.65%. Among the larger indices, midcap and smallcap equities are contributing the most to the gains. The Bank Nifty index has increased by 345.65 points, or 0.78%, to 44,827.40. With increases of more than 1% apiece, Media, PSU Bank, Metal, FMCG, and Financial Services companies are outperforming the other sectoral indexes, while IT and Auto stocks are trending lower.

The most actively traded equities on the NSE are Tata Tech, PFC, HDFC Bank, Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, REC, and Axis Bank.

Stocks At 52 Week High on Benchmark Equity Indices

  • Bosch,
  • UltraTech Cement
  • Sanofi India
  • TVS Holdings
  • Dixon Technologies (India),
  • Apollo Hospitals Enterprise,
  • Neuland Laboratories,
  • Eicher Motors,
  • Ratnamani Metals & Tubes,
  • Inox Wind Energy,
  • JK Cement,
  • Ksb,
  • Titan Company,
  • Multi Commodity Exchange of India,
  • Larsen & Toubro,
  • Trent,
  • InterGlobe Aviation,
  • Anand Rathi Wealth,
  • BSE,
  • Hindustan Aeronautics,
  • Rolex Rings,
  • Invesco India Nifty Exchange Traded Fund,
  • Colgate Palmolive (India),
  • Bajaj Finserv
  • SBI Life Insurance
  • HCL Technologies
  • Bharat Forge
  • Axis Bank
  • Bharti Airtel

Are among 211 stocks that hit 52-week high today.


Stocks That Are Running On 52 Week Low

  • Blue Jet Healthcare,
  • Gandhar Oil Refinery (India),
  • Raj Rayon Industries,
  • SEL Manufacturing Company and
  • Shaily Engineering Plastics are among the 9 stocks that hit their 52-week low today.