Stocks such as Salona Cotspin (up 18.84 per cent), SE Power (up 16.16 per cent), Poly Medicure (up 14.39 per cent), Kiri Industries (up 14.05 per cent), KM Sugar Mills (up 13.72 per cent) and Bhandari Hosiery (up 12.77 per cent) surged over 12 per cent.
Benchmark indices turned flat during afternoon session, as gains in pharma and bank stocks were offset by losses in auto, IT, FMCG and metal stocks.
IT and auto majors such as Wipro, Mahindra & Mahindra, Eicher Motors, Maruti and Tata Consultancy Services were losing in trade.
Axis Bank, Sun Pharma, Cipla and Dr Reddy’s were among the top gainers.
Over 40 stocks, including YES Bank, Reliance Industries, Hindustan Unilever and Larsen & Toubro hit fresh 52-week highs on NSE.
Benchmark Nifty50 index was 4 points up at 10,082, while the 30-share Sensex was 20 points up at 32,206 around 1.28 pm (IST).
In the Nifty50 pack, 23 stocks were trading in the green, while 28 stocks were in red.
On BSE, 1,262 stocks were advancing whereas 1,206 stocks were lagging.