Bharat Forge appears to be on course to become a Rs 7,000-crore company by FY18. Even as standalone net sales are marginally below the Street's estimates, the company remains optimistic about FY16, as it expects demand to be robust across its key markets.
Shares of Bharat Forge have dipped nearly 5% to Rs 1,228, falling 8% from intra-day high on the NSE, after the company said demand in the current quarter (April-June) slightly muted compared to previous quarter.
The Bharat Forge stock extended its gains over the past three days to eight per cent on a multi-year supply contract with Boeing and Kalyani Group’s joint venture with Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.
Shares of Bharat Forge were trading higher by 3.5% at Rs 1,265 on NSE after the company announced it has signed a multi-year contract with Boeing Commercial Airplane to supply titanium forgings for wing components for the Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX.
Boeing said it had signed a multi-year contract with Pune-based Bharat Forge to supply titanium forgings to be used in the wings of next-generation 737 and 737 MAX. The aircraft manufacturer made the announcement at the Aero India show here on Wednesday.
Forging major Bharat Forge’s plan to develop a special economic zone (SEZ) in Pune have suffered a setback. Farmers from whom the company acquired 1,750 hectares of land in 2007 are protesting against the delay in the project.
The Bharat Forge stock gained about 14 per cent over the past week on higher sales of heavy trucks in the US, defence sector and other 'Make in India' opportunities and expectations of strong December quarter results.