Published On: Fri, May 15th, 2015

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Lupin  ’s consolidated net profit fell 1.1 percent to Rs 547 crore in January-March quarter from Rs 553 crore in the corresponding quarter last fiscal. During the period, its revenue was almost flat at Rs 3,054 crore from Rs 3,051.6 crore year-on-year. This is much lower than street estimates. According to a CNBC-TV18 poll, Lupin was expected to report net profit of Rs 621.4 crore, up 12.4 percent in Q4. During the period, its revenue was seen growing 10.2 percent to Rs 3362.8 crore. Lupin was estimated to report slow growth due to high base. FMCG major Emami   on Wednesday reported a 24.45 percent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 138.33 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, on the back of strong performance of its domestic business. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 111.15 crore in the same period a year ago. Net sales went up by 24.21 percent to Rs 553.66 crore in the fourth quarter of 2014-15 as against Rs 445.71 crore in the same period of previous fiscal, Emami said in a BSE filing.For the year ended March 31, 2015, the company posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 485.61 crore as against Rs 402.47 crore in previous fiscal. Emami’s net sales rose to Rs 2,217.25 crore in 2014-15 from Rs 1,820.77 crore in 2013-14. Aditya-Birla group firm Pantaloons Fashion & Retail Ltd  on Wednesday reported a standalone net loss of Rs 63.78 crore for the fourth quarter ended on March 31, 2015.The company had reported net loss of Rs 70.75 crore in the January-March quarter of 2013-14, the company said in a filing to the BSE. Pantaloons’ net sales in the quarter under review stood at Rs 450.51 crore, up 12.45 per cent as against Rs 400.61 crore in the same quarter a year ago. In 2014-15, Pantaloons’ net losses were at Rs 228.14 crore compared with Rs 187.73 crore in 2013-14. Pantaloons’ net sales in 2014-15 stood at Rs 1,816.88 crore as against Rs 1,628.62 crore in 2013-14. Capital First Limited  reported a 22 %increase in Profit after Tax to Rs. 36.5 Crores in the quarter ending March 31st, 2015, up from Rs. 29.8 Crores in the quarter ended on March 31st, 2014. The growth in income was primarily driven by higher NII and Fee income, which together grew 59% to Rs 184.3 Crores in Q4 FY 15, from Rs. 115.7 Crores in Q4 FY14. The Company reported a 102% increase in Profit before Tax to Rs. 46.81crores the quarter ended on March 31st, 2015, up from Rs. 23.23 Crores in the quarter ended on March 31st, 2014.The Company’s AUM grew 24% to Rs. 11,976 Crores as on March 31st, 2015; up from Rs. 9,679 Crores as on March 31st, 2014.The Company has grown its retail loan portfolio to 85% of its overall AUM as of March 31st 2015, as compared to 81% as of March 31st 2014.The Company continues to maintain high Asset Quality and reported Gross NPA of 0.69% and net NPA of 0.17% for the quarter ending on March 31st, 2015. Ashoka Buildcon   on Wednesday reported over two-fold increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 37.80 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2015. The company’s net profit in the year ago period was Rs 13.56 crore, Ashoka Buildcon said in a filing to the BSE. The company’s total income from operations increased to Rs 803.03 crore over Rs 608.25 crore in the year-ago period, it said, adding that the company has raised Rs 500 crore through QIP in April 2015. Pennar Industries   Limited has posted a big jump in its net profit at Rs 16.02 crore for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2015 on a consolidated basis as against Rs 7.42 crore it logged for the corresponding quarter last year. The company engaged in steel products has registered income of Rs 415.27 crore (Rs 367.62 crore). For the financial year ended March 31, 2015, the company registered a net profit of Rs 35.90 crore and income of Rs 1,446.48 crore as against a net profit of Rs 25.94 crore and income of Rs 1,294.64 crore for the previous financial year. Dalmia Bharat   sees a good fourth quarter in FY15 in year on year. Total Income down by 56 percent at Rs 1,294.2 crore versus Rs 831.7 crore. Sales Volumes down by 24 percent at 2.34 mt versus 1.89 mt. OCL India is now a subsidiary versus associate earlier. Promoter holding in OCL increased from 48 percent to 74.6 percent on Feb 25. Bokaro unit acquired included in the volumes. Operating Profit Margin at 22.46 percent versus 13.47percent. Operating Profit decreases by 160 percent at Rs 290.7 crore versus Rs 112.02 crore. Profit Improvement On Reduced logistics costs, Lower power and fuel costs, Depreciation at Rs 106.7 crore versus Rs 61.22 crore. Power & Fuel at Rs 207.4 crore versus Rs 204.22 crore. Freight at Rs 197.6 crore versus Rs 167.8 crore. Net Profit at Rs 47.3 crore versus Net loss of Rs 5.2crore. Finance Costs at Rs 158.4 crore versus Rs 78.7crore. ITD Cementation   loss widen in fourth quarter in FY15 on year on year. Total Income down by 63.9 percent at Rs 498.2 crore versus Rs 304 crore. EBITDA down by 18 percent at Rs 24.2 crore versus Rs 20.5 crore. Margins contract due to higher RM cost & sub contracts charges. Margins at 4.9 percent versus 6.8 percent. Net Loss at Rs 96.7 crore versus Loss of Rs 10.3 crore. Exceptional Loss of `124 cr in a settlement claim from NHAI. Deepak Nitrite   reported stable fourth quarter in FY15 in year on year. Profit shows healthy growth of nearly 20 percent. Specialty Chemical segment shows healthy growth. Revenue down by 8.5 percent at Rs 332 crore versus Rs 306 crore. EBITDA down 7.2 percent at Rs 37.2 crore versus Rs 34.7 crore. EBITDA Margins at 11.2 percent versus 11.3 percent. Net Profit down by 19.7 percent at Rs 15.2 crore versus Rs 12.7 crore. Material Costs decreases by 5 percent at Rs 185 crore. Bulk Drugs revenue down by 4.2 percent at Rs 172 crore. Specialty Chemical Revenue down by 18 percent at Rs 98 crore.

 

 

 

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