Fundsmith up-stepped to 0.08% in Metropolis | March’20 qtr

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Metropolis Healthcare Limited owns and runs a major range of laboratories and diagnostic centres. It serves its services not only in India but also in six other counties- like Kenya, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Mauritius etc. From the quarter of December 2019 to that of March 2020, the shareholdings through the public rose from 42.59% to 43.10%; while that through the promoter and promoter group decremented from 57.41% to 56.90%. The other fluctuations in the public pattern (for Dec’19 and Mar’20) of holdings, were as follows :

Increase in shareholding % – The value of the Mutual Funds in total, grew from 5.85% to 6.01%. Aditya Birla Sun Life Trustee Private Limited A/C Aditya Birla Sun Life Equity Fund up-stepped its bet from 3.01% to 3.03%. Uti- Equity Fund increased its value from 2.08% to 2.33%. The Alternate Investment Funds reported a rise from 0.04% to 0.09%. Fundsmith Emerging Equities Trust Plc incremented the staked from 0.06% to 0.08%. The shareholders’ number (for Individual share capital up to Rs. 2 Lacs) expanded from 14,810 to 19,986 and the holdings extended from 2.11% to 2.86%. HUF stepped up from 0.06% to 0.07%. The Clearing Members increased the parts from 0.03% to 0.16%.

Decrease in shareholding % – The Foreign Portfolio Investors decreased their holdings from 16.58% to 16.14%. The Smallcap World Fund, Inc reduced the parts from 5.60% to 5.49%. The Financial Institutions/ Banks reported with a reduction from 0.04% to 0.00%. CA Lotus Investments (Overseas Corporate Bodies) lowered the bet from 14.31% to 14.18%. Bodies Corporate appeared with a slight step-down from 3.14% to 3.13%. The Bright Star Investments Pvt. Ltd decremented from 2.88% to 2.85%.

Unaltered shareholding % – Central Government/ State Government(s)/ President of India at 0.00%, Individual (1) with share capital in excess of Rs. 2 Lacs at 0.39% and Employee Trusts at 0.00% held identical holdings in both the consecutive quarters.

The number of shareholders in public category enlarged from 16,071 to 21,511. There were no major internal changes in the promoter and promoter group pattern.


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