TAQA deal: Shares of Jaiprakash Power slump on plant sales

fe Bureau Posted online: Monday, Mar 03, 2014 at 0000 hrs
Mumbai : Shares of Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd fell more than 17% intra-day on Monday on concerns that the company sold two hydroelectric power plants to Abu Dhabi National Energy-led consortium at lower valuations.

JP Morgan downgraded Jaiprakash Power Ventures to 'neutral' from 'overweight' and reduced its target price to Rs 19 from Rs 25 on Monday, saying the implied deal equity value of $616 million was 30% lower than expectations.

The scrip was trading down 13.10% at Rs 14.40 at 12.15pm on the BSE Sensex.