Chain of super speciality hospitals in India, Fortis Healthcare’s 39.5 lakh shares traded in multiple blocks on major bourses at Rs 178.5 per share.
The stock touched its intraday high of Rs 183 per share, up by Rs 5 per share or 2.9% on Tuesday. BSE Healthcare index is trading higher by 92 points or 0.6%. Jubilant Life Sciences is the top gainer in the index, trading higher by 5% at Rs 787 per share.
Other major healthcare stocks are trading higher by 1% to 4%. Major indices in the market slipped from their day’s high. Nifty is trading higher by 150 points; while Sensex is trading higher by 492 points. Fortis Healthcare Limited is an integrated healthcare delivery service provider. The company is engaged in running hospitals, medicare, healthcare, diagnostic, health aids and research centres.