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Business News/ Markets / Stock Markets/  MCX share price slumps over 5% on mixed Q4 earnings; here's what analysts say

MCX share price slumps over 5% on mixed Q4 earnings; here's what analysts say

MCX share price dropped by over 5% after Q4FY24 results mixed performance. Analysts suggest a positive trend but caution on near-term market reaction. Total income for the quarter was up 29.66% year-on-year.

MCX share price today opened at an intraday high of ₹4,015 and touched an intraday low of ₹3,800. Premium
MCX share price today opened at an intraday high of 4,015 and touched an intraday low of 3,800.

Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) share price slumped over 5% on Wednesday's session following the commodity exchange mixed Q4FY24 results. MCX share price today opened at an intraday high of 4,015 and touched an intraday low of 3,800. 

Rajesh Bhosale, - equity technical and derivative analyst at Angel One, said that post-quarterly results, prices have reacted negatively and are under pressure. The overall trend is positive, and we will have to see how markets react in the near term. The next support is at 3600, whereas beyond 4000, the stock will resume its uptrend.

MCX's total income for the quarter ended March was 45.62 crore more than 153.83 crore, up 29.66% over the same quarter the previous year, and 9.81 crore lower than 209.26 crore, down 4.69% over the same quarter. 

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The company's profit increased 16 times a year to 87.9 crore. In the FY23 quarter that ended in March, it was valued at 5.45 crore. However, the company's margin increased dramatically to 56.3% during this same period of the previous fiscal year, up from 1.6%.

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ICICI Direct brokerage Research said in its research that MCX's performance in Q4FY24 was mixed. The volume of options has grown from 95,989 crore in Q3FY24 to 113,672 crore, while the amount of futures has decreased from 20,796 crore to 17,558 crore. As a result, operating revenue decreased slightly from 191 crore to 181 crore. In Q4FY24, the bottom line increased to 87.9 crore from a loss in the preceding quarters, driven mostly by an expected decrease in software expenses.

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“While anticipated recovery in earnings and continued uptick in options bodes well, management commentary on new product launch needs to be watched," said the brokerage.

The global brokerage Morgan Stanley kept its target price at 2,085, according to news reports, and maintained an underweight rating. This means that the downside is steep—more than 48%. According the brokerage, the company's Q4 PAT projections and consensus were significantly missed. 

During the call, the brokerage said that it is still awaiting details. The costs also exceeded the estimate by a considerable amount.

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Published: 24 Apr 2024, 09:53 AM IST
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