OIL share sale fully subscribed, govt to get minimum Rs 3100 cr
The auction, which started in the morning, got bids for over 7.50 crore shares as on 1459 hours against an offer of over 6.01 crore, as per data on National Stock Exchange.
The indicative price, which is the weighted average price of all valid bids, was Rs 518.04 a share. At this price, the government would garner at least Rs 3,100 crore.
The government had fixed the floor price for the 10 per cent share auction of OIL at Rs 510 apiece.
Shares of OIL were quoting at Rs 527.8, down 2.26 per cent from its previous close on NSE.
Bids for over 4.94 crore shares were with 100 per cent margin, meaning if the bidder decides to withdraw later they can do so. Bids that came in with zero per cent margin were over 2.56 crore shares, according to the NSE data.
The final bid figures would come after close of market at 1530 hours.
The government is selling 6.01 crore shares or 10 per cent of its stake in OIL through the offer for sale route.
To make the offer for sale process more transparent, market regulator Sebi last month had allowed disclosing the indicative price throughout the trading session.
The government holds 78.43 per cent stake in the company which would come down to 68.43 per cent after disinvestment. OIL's paid-up capital as
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