New Delhi, Mar 21 (PTI) Shares of Avenue Supermarts, the operator of retail chain D-Mart, made a remarkable debut at the bourses today by soaring over 114 per cent against the issue price of Rs 299.

After listing at Rs 604.40, up 102.14 per cent, the stock finally ended with a sharp gain of 114.29 per cent at Rs 640.75 apiece on BSE. Intra-day, it skyrocketed 117.39 per cent to Rs 650 a share.

On NSE, shares of the company surged 114.58 per cent to end at Rs 641.60 per unit.

The Radhakishan Damani-promoted company, which recently concluded its Rs 1,870-crore initial public offering, commands a market valuation of Rs 39,988.21 crore.

On the volume front, 145.67 lakh shares of the company were traded on BSE and over 8 crore shares changed hands on NSE during the day.

“This listing will certainly qualify as the biggest listing of recent times in subscription and listing gains terms,” said Jimeet Modi, CEO, SAMCO Securities.

The IPO, the biggest since PNB Housing Finance’s Rs 3,000 crore offer in October last year, was subscribed more than 104 times earlier this month.

Last year, Advanced Enzyme’s initial share sale was subscribed 116 times and that of Quess Corp by 145 times.

The price band for the public issue of Avenue Supermarts was fixed at Rs 295-299 and the IPO was open for subscription during March 8-10.

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