Concor Q4 net up 19% on better control over expenses

| | Updated on: May 29, 2015

Container Corporation of India (Concor) registered almost 19 per cent growth in its net profit in the fourth quarter against the same period last fiscal, touching ₹292.71 crore. This is despite a sharp increase in depreciation during the quarter to ₹81.02 crore, against ₹49.95 crore.

“We controlled our expenses and also managed running of trains to lower empty running of trains,” Concor CMD Anil Kumar Gupta told BusinessLine . For the fourth quarter, Concor registered earnings of ₹1,497 crore, up over 15 per cent against the same period last fiscal. Train haulage charges, which are the largest share of operating expenses, also went up by 17 per cent during the period.

For the year 2014-15, the net profits were at ₹1,047.55 crore, up 6 per cent against last year. The revenues were at ₹5,573 crore, up almost 12 per cent over last fiscal. This was despite the depreciation touching ₹372 crore during the year, against ₹189 crore last year, due to new accounting norms. The company’s stocks closed at ₹1,825.4, up 8.65 per cent on the BSE.

Published on January 24, 2018

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