New Delhi: Ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala’s wife Rekha picked up 45 lakh shares of Fortis Healthcare for an estimated Rs 60 crore through an open market transaction.
The shares were purchased on an average price of Rs 134.65, valuing the transaction at Rs 60.59 crore, according to bulk deal data available with the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
Shares of the company closed at Rs 144.40 on the NSE, up 0.49 percent from the previous close.
Earlier in February 2015, Rakesh Junjhunwala had bought 34,85,075 shares of Fortis Healthcare, at Rs 119.35 apiece, for over Rs 41 crore through an open market deal.
The total income stood at Rs 1,214.22 crore for the period under review. It was at Rs 1,154.15 crore in the quarter ended June 30, 2016.