JSW Steel promoter hikes stake in company

JSW Investments, a promoter group firm of JSW Steel, has raised its stake in the steel-maker to over five per cent by buying 4.85 lakh shares from the open markets.

JSW Investments had 4.92 per cent stake or 1.19 crore shares in JSW Steel before the transactions held at National Stock Exchange in the first week of January, the steel-maker said in a BSE filing.

JSW Investments bought 2.85 lakh shares on January 2 for Rs 28.99 crore and another two lakh shares on January 3 for Rs 19.90 crore.

Following these transactions, JSW Investments had 5.12 per cent stake or 1.24 crore shares in the firm, as on January 6.

The promoter group firm, which had 3.43 per cent stake in JSW Steel, as on September-end, has been acquiring shares from the open market.

By December-end, it had already raised its stake to 4.10 per cent. By the same period, JSW Steel's promoters held 37.31 per cent stake in the firm.

Jindal South West Holdings and Jindal Energy Investments are the two promoter group firms which have more than five per cent stake in the company.

JSW Steel's shares were trading at Rs 1,023 apiece, down 1.09 per cent, during afternoon trade on the BSE today.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Electricity generators sit on hundreds of gigawatts waiting for buyers

    Be it a Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha or a state legislature poll, power — as in electricity — remains a major issue on which elections are won or lost.

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

Sarthak Raychaudhuri

vice-president, HR, Asia South Whirlpool of India

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

TODAY'S COLUMNS

Arun Kumar Jain

A complex challenge for our PSUs

Till the mid-1990s, the central government and its companies were ...

Rajgopal Nidamboor

Up the ante of your conscious existence

It sounds cryptic, but is not as complex as it ...

Dharmendra Khandal

The one in which a blue whale was washed ashore

Quite unexpectedly, a gigantic blue whale was washed ashore at ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture