IRCTC Q2 net zooms to ₹158.6 crore

Our Bureau | | Updated on: Nov 01, 2021
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Five times increase over net profit of ₹32.6 crore in same quarter last fiscal

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Monday reported a net profit of ₹158.6 crore for the second quarter ended September 2021. This reflected a 386 per cent surge – nearly five time increase – over the net profit of ₹32.6 crore recorded in the same quarter last fiscal.

The latest bottomline performance is nearly double the net profit of ₹82.52 crore recorded in the first quarter this fiscal. IRCTC’s net profit for the six months period ended December 31, 2021 came in at ₹241 crore, which was three times the net profit of about ₹80 crore in the same period last year.

Jump in total revenues

For the quarter under review, IRCTC’s total revenue surged to ₹421 crore as against revenue of ₹109 crore in the same quarter last fiscal. Internet ticketing segment recorded revenue of ₹265 crore (₹58.29 crore). In the first quarter this fiscal, this segment clocked revenue of ₹150 crore.

Catering business revenue saw a four fold increase to ₹71.4 crore. Rail Neer revenue rose to ₹41.2 crore, from ₹9.2 crore in same quarter a year ago. Meanwhile, the IRCTC stock which recovered intraday losses after the earnings announcement, closed at ₹856 at the National Stock Exchange on Monday, up ₹10.30 (1.22 per cent) over the previous day’s close of ₹845.70 per share.

Published on November 01, 2021

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