Larsen & Tubro Q2 net profit up 84% to Rs 1,434 cr

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Mumbai: On Tuesday infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro accounted an 84% year-on-year increase in Q2FY17 net profit to R1434.63 crore, assisted by a divestment expand of its general insurance trade, other income and inferior finance costs. Adjusting for the one-time increase, profits expand at 41% year-on-year to R1,032 crore.

Total order inflow throughout the quarter augmented 11% y-o-y to R31,119 crore. The order booked for the squad also augmented 4% y-o-y with a total order book of R2.51 lakh crore. The top line for the quarter raise 8.2% y-o-y to R25,010.70 crore, increased by the corporation’s infrastructure, power, hydrocarbon and financial services business lines.

A survey predictable that, L&T to account a net profit of R783.90 crore on net sales of R24,057.70 crore. EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation) expand by 7.9% to R2,298 crore. The base line was increased by expand in one-time gains to R402.43 crore compared with R45.69 crore a year ago.

Other income increased 49.6% to R481.3 crore y-o-y, whereas finance costs also decreased 19.8% to R351.7 crore. L&T’s CFO Shankar Raman has also further conveyed that, the global business had done well whereas the outlook on the domestic front was still challenging.

Nonetheless, L&T stuck to its revenue forecast of 12-15% for the present financial year as well as a 15% order inflow guidance. CFO Raman has also further conveyed adding that, we still have another six months to go. We consider we can deliver on our stated guidance.

We’ll give it our best shot. Whereas some large orders were deferred in the defence sector, the company also conveyed that revenue from its infrastructure segment, it’s main vertical, raise 6% to R11,332 crore.

SN Subrahmanyan, deputy MD and President, L&T has also conveyed that the corporation had bagged a majority of its orders in roads, railways, nuclear, power distribution and transmission as well as in the hydrocarbons sectors. On the demonetisation move, he conveyed that it would have an instant impact on the infrastructure and construction sectors and which could last till the subsequently two quarters.