Shares of Tata Teleservices have hit the five percent lower circuit for the second consecutive session on Thursday as the company Tuesday decided to opt for conversion of the interest from adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues into equity.
Post conversion of dues into equity, the Centre is expected to hold a 9.5 percent stake in the company, it said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday.
The conversion, however, will be subject to a mutual agreement on the terms and conditions, including the governance of the company post-conversion of the interest amount into equity shares, it added in the same filing.
The company’s shares settled five percent down on Thursday at Rs 261.9.
Tata Teleservices deals in broadband, telecommunications, and cloud services.
On the same day — Tuesday, Vodafone Idea too approved the conversion of its adjusted gross revenue (AGR) and spectrum liabilities into equity. It said that the Centre would hold around 35.8 percent stake in the company.
Following the announcement, its shares declined nearly 20 percent on Tuesday. At the same time, subsequently, they rebounded sharply on Wednesday as the telecom company clarified that the Centre would not participate in the management of the company as well as not take over the operations.
Notably, on Thursday, the Vodafone Idea shares traded steady at Rs 12.8 per share.