New Delhi: DHFL stock plummeted nearly 30 per cent on Monday after the company posted biggest ever quarterly loss of Rs 2,224 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31.
The scrip of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited (DHFL) plunged 29.15 per cent to close at Rs 48.50 on the BSE. During the day, it tumbled 31.77 per cent to Rs 46.70 -- its 52-week low.
At the NSE, shares cracked 29.78 per cent to close at Rs 48.10.
On the traded volume front, 68.04 lakh shares were traded on the BSE and over seven crore shares on the NSE during Monday.
The company's market valuation also fell by Rs 625.96 crore to Rs 1,522.04 crore on the BSE.
Housing finance firm DHFL has said the developments in last few quarters threaten its ability to continue as a going concern, as the company posted biggest ever quarterly loss of Rs 2,224 crore for the fourth quarter of 2018-19.
The debt-ridden company had reported a profit of Rs 134.35 crore in the same quarter previous fiscal.
"In the backdrop of a significant slowdown in disbursement and loan growth post September 2018, the financials of the company have been quite strained for the quarter impacting the overall performance of the year," the company said in a late evening regulatory filing on Saturday.
It further said the company is undergoing substantial financial stress since second half of the last financial year.
"The company's ability to raise funds has been substantially impaired and the business has been brought to a standstill with there being minimal/virtually no disbursements. These developments may raise a significant doubt on the ability of the company to continue as a going concern," it said.