Last 665.50 INR
Change Today +14.75 / 2.27%
Volume 306.1K
CESC On Other Exchanges
Symbol
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Natl India
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As of 5:28 AM 12/29/14 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

cesc ltd (CESC) Snapshot

Open
647.15
Previous Close
650.75
Day High
667.85
Day Low
647.15
52 Week High
09/16/14 - 828.10
52 Week Low
01/30/14 - 399.00
Market Cap
88.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
458.1K
EPS TTM
39.35
Shares Outstanding
132.6M
EX-Date
06/18/14
P/E TM
16.9x
Dividend
8.00
Dividend Yield
1.20%
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cesc ltd (CESC) Details

CESC Limited, a power utility company, is primarily engaged in the generation, transmission, and distribution of power to approximately 2.8 million domestic, industrial, and commercial users in the area of 567 square kilometers (km) of Kolkata and Howrah, West Bengal. It owns and operates 4 thermal power plants that generate approximately 1,225 megawatts of power; and transmission and distribution systems that comprise 474 km circuit of transmission lines linking its generating and receiving stations with 85 distribution stations, as well as 3,837 km circuit of HT lines, and 9,867 km circuit of LT lines. It also operates 128 stores under the Spencer’s label in India, which comprises 34 hypermarkets and 29 cafes at high street/shopping malls, business and industry locations, hospital premises, and universities. The company’s stores cater to various family needs covering groceries, home and personal care products, apparel and accessories, consumer durables, and lifestyle products. In addition, it offers business process management services, such as customer management, transaction processing, and collection services to healthcare, telecom and media, banking, financial services, and insurance companies. Further, the company is developing a shopping mall, the Quest with a total built up area of approximately 700,000 square feet. The company was formerly known as The Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (India) Limited and changed its name to CESC Limited in January 1987. CESC Limited was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Kolkata, India.

10,492 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/24/11
Founded in 1897

cesc ltd (CESC) Top Compensated Officers

Managing Director, Whole-Time Director, Membe...
Total Annual Compensation: 7.3M
Advisor To The Chairman and Member of Stakeho...
Total Annual Compensation: 2.2M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

cesc ltd (CESC) Key Developments

Several Companies Mulls Acquisitions

Several entities intend to pursue acquisitions. Adani Power Limited (BSE:533096), JSW Energy Limited (BSE:533148), The Tata Power Company Limited (BSE:500400) and CESC Limited (BSE:500084) are scouting around to buy assets of debt-laden companies.

Lanco And GMR Reportedly Searches Buyers For Their Plants

Lanco Infratech Limited (BSE:532778) and GMR Infrastructure Limited (BSE:532754) intends to sell their plants. The Tata Power Company Limited (BSE:500400), CESC Limited (BSE:500084) and JSW Energy Limited (BSE:533148) are eyeing Lanco's 1200 MW Anpara in U.P. and 1920 MW Amarkantak proj in Chhattisgarh. GMR is seeking buyers for its power assets, an investment banker pointed out. JSW Energy's spokesperson said, "JSW Energy Limited continues to evaluate various opportunities as part of its growth strategy. However, we are not in any conclusive discussions for any particular project." Tata Power, CESC, Lanco and GMR did not respond to ET.

Tata Power and CESC To Reportedly Acquire Jharkhand Plant

The Tata Power Company Limited (BSE:500400) and CESC Limited (BSE:500084) intend to acquire Jharkhand plant from Adhunik Metaliks Limited (BSE:532727). Tata Power and CESC are eyeing Adhunik's 540 MW unit in Jharkhand from which SBI Macquarie Infrastructure Management Pvt., Ltd. has invested and is looking at an exit, a direct source said. Tata Power, CESC and Adhunik did not respond to ET.

 

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