The stock tanked 17.58 percent to Rs 187.20 on BSE. At NSE, shares of the company tumbled 17.64 percent to Rs 187.10.

Company's result came in the post market hours yesterday. Torrent Power reported a net profit of Rs 17.06 crore for the quarter ended March 2016, down 95.38 percent compared to the year-ago period.

The company had posted a net profit of Rs 369.43 crore in the similar quarter of the previous year.

"Total income is Rs 2,513.7 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2016 whereas the same was at Rs 2,694.63 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2015," the company had said in a BSE filing.

Torrent Power posted a net profit of Rs 815.96 crore for 2015-16 as against Rs 742.06 crore for the previous fiscal.

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