Penny Stocks Locked in the Upper Circuit on May 20, 2022

Penny Stock Update

by 5paisa Research Team Last Updated: Sep 07, 2023 - 05:05 pm 27.5k Views
Listen icon

Indian equity market has soared like an eagle on Friday morning, with Sensex and Nifty both hovering over 2.30%.   

Overnight, poor results from some US companies pulled the stocks on Wall Street into red territory. The release of inflation data created worries among investors that led to the selling of US stocks. Nasdaq ended lower by 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gave up 0.75% and S&P 500 declined 0.58%.

List of Penny Stocks Today: May 20

Following is the list of penny stocks locked in the upper circuit on Friday. Keep a close eye on these counters for the upcoming sessions.

Sr No  

Stock Name  


Price Change (%)  


Impex Ferro Tech Ltd  




Zenith Steel Pipes and Industries Ltd  




Mercator Ltd  




Future Enterprises Ltd   




Vikas Lifecare Ltd  




Vikas EcoTech Ltd  



In contrast, all the leading Asian markets were trading in green territory. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng and Japan’s Nikkei 225 were trading upwards by 2.17% and 1.33%, respectively.  

At 11:30 am, the Nifty 50 was trading at 16,180.55, up by 2.35%. The top gainers in the Nifty 50 pack were Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories, Tata Motors and JSW Steel. On the other hand, the stocks trading in red were Apollo Hospitals and UPL Ltd. Nifty Bank was at the level of 34,064.25, jumping by 2.25%. No single bank was trading in red territory. Whereas, top-performing banks were IndusInd Bank, Bank of Baroda and AU Small Finance Bank.

Sensex was trading at a level of 54,008.70, surged by 2.30%. Whereas, BSE Midcap index was trading at a level of 22,455.30, up by 1.75% and BSE Smallcap index rose by 1.78%, trading at a level of 26,261.31. The top performers on Sensex were Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories, Nestle India and Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd. 

On the sectoral front, all the indices were trading in green, with BSE Realty, BSE Auto and BSE Metals being the best performing sectors.

Explore List of Penny Stocks

Learn More About: What are Penny Stocks?

How do you rate this blog?

Start Investing in 5 mins*

Rs. 20 Flat Per Order | 0% Brokerage


About the Author

Our research team is composed of some highly qualified research professionals, their expertise range across sectors.


Investment/Trading in securities Market is subject to market risk, past performance is not a guarantee of future performance. The risk of loss in trading and investment in Securities markets including Equites and Derivatives can be substantial.
Open Free Demat Account
Resend OTP
Please Enter OTP
Mobile No. belongs to

By proceeding, you agree to the T&C.

Latest Blogs
Weekly Market Outlook for 4th March to 8th March

In the week gone by, Nifty traded with higher volatility as the index corrected during mid-week upto 21860, but it then witnessed a smart recovery to register new record high and the index ended the week just below 22400 with weekly gains of three-fourth of a percent.

Best EV Stocks in India 2024

As India shifts to a greener future, the electrically powered cars and trucks market will rise significantly in 2024. This article investigates the best EV stocks in India, highlighting firms leading the way in innovation, sustainability, and market capitalization.

Best Banks in India 2024

Navigating the many options for banking services becomes a crucial task for both individuals and enterprises as we enter the Indian financial scene in 2024. The top banks in India provide a wide range of services that extend beyond traditional banking, serving as cornerstones of the country's financial stability. These best banks in India offer individualized client care and state-of-the-art digital solutions that reflect the changing needs of the financial industry.