Jindal Stainless Q4 net drops 29%

PTI New Delhi | Updated on April 25, 2018 Published on April 25, 2018

Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL) today reported 28.7 per cent decline in standalone net profit to Rs 114.74 crore for the March quarter on the back of higher expenses.

The company’s standalone net profit was Rs 161.12 crore in the January-March quarter of the previous fiscal, 2016-17, JSL said in a BSE filing.

Its total income during the quarter under review grew to Rs 3,183.3 crore, from Rs 2,481.41 crore in the year-ago-period.

JSL’s total expenses increased to Rs 2,983.62 crore, over Rs 2,267.03 crore a year ago.

However, JSL’s net profit for 2017-18 registered five-fold jump to Rs 318.27 crore over Rs 58.34 crore in 2016-17.

In a press statement company’s Managing Director Abhyuday Jindal said that “despite protectionist measures in some parts of the world, we will continue to maintain our stability in exports... Our focus will expand to new application development and further improve our market outreach in FY 19.”

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Published on April 25, 2018
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