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Idea Cellular shares dip nearly 3 per cent after Q3 earnings

PTI | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Feb 13, 2017, 6:03 pm IST
Updated Feb 13, 2017, 6:04 pm IST
Idea Cellular is third largest telecom operator.
 Idea Cellular is third largest telecom operator.

New Delhi: Shares of Idea Cellular fell by nearly 3 per cent after the company logged a consolidated net loss of Rs 383.87 crore for the December 2016 quarter. The stock went down by 2.67 per cent to end at Rs 107.40 on BSE.

During the day, it slipped 7.56 per cent to Rs 102. At NSE, shares of the company dipped 2.89 per cent to close at Rs 107.25. Following the decline in the stock price, the company's market valuation fell by Rs 1,061.86 crore to Rs 38,682.14 crore.

On the volume front, 21.42 lakh shares of the company were traded on BSE and over one crore shares changed hands at NSE during the day.

Telecom operator Idea Cellular on Saturday logged a consolidated net loss of Rs 383.87 crore for the December 2016 quarter compared to a net profit of Rs 659.35 crore in the year-ago period, hurt by newcomer Reliance Jio's free voice and data promotions.

Total income also has decreased to Rs 8,706.36 crore for the quarter, from Rs 9,032.43 crore in the same period in the previous year, as per a BSE filing.

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