Natco Pharma rallies for sixth straight day;
stock surges 50%
Shares of Natco Pharma share Price has rallied 7% to Rs 2,19...
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Natco Pharma rallies for sixth straight day; stock surges 50%

Shares of Natco Pharma share Price has rallied 7% to Rs 2,196, extending its previous day’s 15% surge on the BSE after the company said it has received the approval for the generic anti-hepatitis C medicine sofosbuvir tablets of 400 mg from the Drugs Controller General-India (DCGI).
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Natco Pharma rallies for sixth straight day; stock surges 50% Shares of Natco Pharma share Price has rallied 7% to Rs 2,196, extending its previous day’s 15% surge on the BSE after the company said it has received the approval for the generic anti- hepatitis C medicine sofosbuvir tablets of 400 mg from the Drugs Controller General-India (DCGI). Today, the stock opened at Rs 2,080 and hit a fresh record high of Rs 2,264 on BSE. The trading volumes on the counter more than doubled with a combined 526,473 shares changed hands on the BSE and NSE till 1027 hours. The stock of pharmaceutical company rose for a sixth straight session after the company signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement with Gilead Sciences to manufacture and sell generic versions of its chronic hepatitis C medicines in 91 developing countries. It rallied nearly 50% from Rs 1,492 on March 3, 2015 compared with 2.5% fall in the S&P BSE Sensex. Meanwhile, Dilip S Shanghvi, the promoter of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries hold 3.46% stake in Natco Pharma as on December 31, 2014, the shareholding pattern data shows.

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