Hindustan Copper Ltd is in the Non-Ferrous Metals sector with a Market Capitalization of worth Rs. 12,793.73 crores. It was incorporated in the year 1967. It has reported the consolidated sales of Rs. 267.60 crores at the end of the June '21 quarter. The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) have assigned the number 513599 and scrip code HIDNCOPPER.
Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) was initially incorporated to take over mines and plants from National Mineral Development Corporation in 1967. However, in 1972, the Government of India nationalized Indian Copper Construction Limited, a private sector company, and handed it over to HCL. Hindustan Copper has four units in the country: Khetri Copper Complex in Rajasthan, Indian Copper Complex in Jharkhand, and Malanjkhand Copper Project in Madhya Pradesh and Taloja Copper Project in Maharashtra. Malanjkhand Copper Project located in Jabalpur is the biggest unit of HCL, having a capacity of 2 million tonnes. The company is involved in mining copper ore beneficiation, smelting refining, and manufacturing downstream products like Copper cathode and Continuous Cast Wire Rod. Along with its primary product, there are several Byproducts produced by HCL, such as gold, silver, nickel sulfate, etc. The promoters of the company currently hold 72.76% of the stake in the company, while the Foreign Institutional Investors (FII) and Domestic Institutional Investors (DII) hold 1.14% and 13.03% of the stake, respectively and the balance 13.09%, is owned by others (retail investors).
In June 2021, quarterly net sales were Rs. 267.6 crores, which is down by approximately 163.83% from Rs. 431.43 crores for the April-June 2020 quarter. The quarterly net profit in June 2021 was Rs. 45.63 crores, up by 53.69% from Rs. 29.69 crores in June 2020. In June 2021, operating profit was reported at Rs. 131.25 crores, which is up by approximately 36.29% from Rs. 96.3 crores for the quarter ending in June 2020. From Rs. 0.32 in June 2020, the EPS of Hindustan Copper has risen to Rs. 0.46 in June 2021, which is up by nearly 43.75%. Hindustan Copper's stock closed at Rs. 132.30 on 13th August, 2021 (NSE) and has returned 81.86% in the last six months and 250.46% last year.