Meanwhile, the BSE Sensex was up 167.40 points, or 0.94%, to 18,014.64
On BSE, 192 shares were traded in the counter.
The stock hit a high of Rs 466.50 and a low of Rs 432 so far during the day.
The company has an equity capital of Rs 0.76 crore. Face value per share is Rs 10.
Before turning ex-dividend, the stock offered a dividend yield of 4.2% based on the closing price of Rs 475.30 on Wednesday, 25 May 2011.
Josts Engineering Company's net profit surged 175% to Rs 1.98 crore on 49.6% rise in net sales to Rs 25.72 crore in Q4 March 2011 over Q4 March 2010.