MUMBAI – On Monday, share indices ended lower, with Nifty 50 closing 0.4% down at 21771.70 points, and the Sensex 0.5% lower at 71731.42 points. Following are the stocks that will hog the limelight in trade on Tuesday:

Britannia Industries
The company is slated to release its December quarter earnings, which is likely to have been muted amid weak volumes, subdued rural demand, higher raw material costs, and likely price cuts in some categories.

The FMCG major is seen reporting a moderate 1.2% year-on-year (YoY) growth in consolidated revenue, a 0.1% drop in operating profit to Rs 817 crore, and consequently, a 0.4% fall in the net profit to Rs 555 crore.

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FSN E-commerce is slated to release its quarterly earnings, and the omnichannel retailer is expected to report strong numbers amid robust demand for beauty products in the festival and wedding season.

Analysts expect the Nykaa brand owner to report a healthy double-digit growth in revenue and a multifold growth in profits.

The mainstay Beauty and Personal Care (BPC) vertical’s gross merchandise value growth for the quarter is expected to be in the mid-twenties, and net sales value growth around 20% on a YoY basis, the company had said in its provisional update.

One97 Communications, the parent company of Paytm, on Monday denied reports of the company or its arm Paytm Payments Bank being investigated for involvement in violations of foreign exchange rules.

Bharti Airtel
Bharti Airtel’s consolidated net profit for the December quarter jumped 54% from a year earlier, driven by increases in data users, per-capita revenue, and data usage. However, the consolidated results were dragged by currency devaluations in Africa.

Consolidated revenue at Rs 37,900 crore, was up 2.3% sequentially and 5.9% higher from a year earlier.

BSE reported robust earnings for the quarter ended December, with the consolidated net profit surging more than twofold year-on-year (YoY) to Rs 108 crore. Consolidated revenue from operations grew by a whopping 79% YoY to a record Rs 426 crore.

Life Insurance Corporation of India board will meet on February 8 to consider and recommend an interim dividend payout to shareholders. The results for the quarter and nine months ended December will also be considered and approved by the board, the insurance major said in an exchange filing.

Adani Power
Crisil Ratings has upgraded its ratings on Adani Power’s Rs 38,000 crore of bank loan facilities to ‘AA-‘, saying the business and financial risk profile of the company has seen “strong improvement”. The loan facilities were rated ‘A’ with a stable outlook earlier.

The Delhi High Court on Monday directed SpiceJet to pay Rs 50 crore to former promoter Kalanithi Maran and KAL Airways in six weeks in an arbitral award that the airline lost in 2018.

Adani Total Gas
Adani Total Gas and INOX India have entered into a mutual support agreement under which ATGL and INOXCVA get “preferred partner” status for the delivery of LNG and LCNG equipment and services for identifying and exploring possible collaboration opportunities for strengthening the LNG ecosystem in the country.

NLC India
The board will meet to consider and approve earnings for the quarter ended December and also recommend interim dividend.

JB Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
The board will meet to consider and approve earnings for the quarter ended December and also recommend interim dividend.

The board will meet to consider and approve earnings for the quarter ended December and also issue shares on preferential basis.

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