Mumbai: Dish TV India Ltd witnessed a series of block deals on Wednesday, in which around 35.69 million shares or 3.35% stake in the company changed hands, Bloomberg reported. Details of buyers and sellers were not available.

Shares of Dish TV India Ltd had opened lower after a Economic Times report said Apollo India would sell 3.35% in the company later in the day.

Shares of Dish TV India closed 3.81% lower at 106 apiece, while the benchmark BSE Sensex gained 1.46%, or 376.17 points, to end at 26,154.83 points. The stock hit an intra-day low of 104.10 and fell as much as 5.5%, its steepest fall since 24 August.

As of 30 June 2015, Apollo India Pvt. Equity II (Mauritius) Ltd has 3.58% stake in Dish TV India, the shareholding pattern data shows.

On 19 June, Apollo India Pvt. Equity II (Mauritius) sold 4.4% stake in the company for 497 crore.

In the June quarter, the company posted a net profit of 96.22 crore on a revenue of 510.53 crore.

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