Tata Motors posts 38 percent consolidated revenue growth
Indian automobile major Tata Motors Ltd Monday said it closed the first quarter of the current fiscal with 38.2 percent increase in its consolidated revenues while its net profit fell.
In a statement issued here, the company said its consolidated revenue for the first quarter stood at Rs.64,683 crore as compared to Rs.46,796 crore posted during the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
The consolidated profit after tax after minority interests for the quarter was Rs.5,398 crore as compared to Rs.1,726 crore
On a standalone basis, Tata Motors posted a revenue of Rs.7,705 crore in the first quarter as compared to the Rs.9,105 crore earned during comparable period in the previous fiscal.
The after-tax profit stood at Rs.394 crore down from Rs.703 crore posted during the previous year's first quarter.
The sales (including exports) of commercial and passenger vehicles for the quarter, stood at 1,10,612 units, a decline of 28.3 percent as compared to the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
"Continued slowdown in the economic growth and other macro-economic parameters continued to impact the demand for the entire auto industry in general and commercial vehicle industry in specific," the company said.
(Posted on 11-08-2014)