One97 Communications (Paytm) had a tepid listing on 18th November and listed at a discount of -9.3%, and closed the day sharply lower. While the stock did attempt a bounce during the day, it failed to hold on and just kept falling. With overall subscription of just 1.89X and weak trading interest in the GMP market, the listing was expected to be weak.
Here is the One97 Communications (Paytm) listing story on 18-Nov.
The IPO price was fixed at the upper end of the band at Rs.2,150 despite a limited 1.89X subscription. The price band for the Paytm IPO was Rs.2,080 to Rs.2,150. On 18th Nov, the stock of One97 Communications (Paytm) listed on the NSE at a price of Rs.1,950, a discount of -9.3% on the issue price of Rs.2,150.
On the BSE also, the stock listed at Rs.1,955 a steep discount of -9.07% on the issue price.
On the NSE, One97 Communications (Paytm) closed on 18-Nov at a price of Rs.1,560, a first day closing discount of -27.44% on the issue price. On the BSE, the stock closed at Rs.1,564.15, a first day closing discount of -27.25% on the issue price.
On both the exchanges, the stock not only listed below the IPO issue price but closed Day-1 at a deep discount as sellers piled onto the stock.
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On Day-1 of listing, One97 Communications (Paytm) touched a high of Rs.1,955 on the NSE and a low of Rs.1,560. The stock closed at the low price of the day. On Day-1 of listing, the One97 Communications (Paytm) stock traded a total of 239.55 lakh shares on NSE amounting to value of Rs.4,086.99 crore. On 18-Nov, Paytm was the most active share on NSE by traded value.
On the BSE, One97 Communications (Paytm) touched a high of Rs.1,961.05 and a low of Rs.1,564. On BSE, the stock traded a total of 10.06 lakh shares amounting to value of Rs.172.46 crore.
It was the fourth most active share on the BSE in terms of trading value.
At the close of Day-1 of listing, One97 Communications (Paytm) had a market capitalization of Rs.101,400 crore with free-float market cap of Rs.8,112 crore. Overall, it was a disappointing listing performance for Paytm on 18th November.
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