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Tata Chemicals PAT up 23pc

Posted on Nov 10, 02:08PM | IBNS

Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL), a global company with interests in businesses that focus Living, Industrial and Farm Essentials, announced its Q2 FY13 results where its standalone income increased 23pc and Profit After Tax (PAT) by 26pc .

Q2 FY2013 Standalone Financial Highlights:

Income from Operations at ` 2,441 Crores up by 23pc

Profit from Operations at ` 332 Crores up by 25pc

PBT at ` 240 Crores up by 30pc

PAT at ` 173 Crores up by 26pc

EPS (Not Annualised) at ` 6.80 up by 26pc

H1 FY2013 Standalone Financial Highlights

Income from Operations at ` 3,979 Crores

Profit from Operations at ` 556 Crores

PBT at ` 330 Crores

PAT at ` 241 Crores

EPS (Not Annualised) at ` 9.47


Q2 FY2013 Consolidated Financial Highlights:

Income from Operations at ` 4,197 Crores up by 17pc

Profit from Operations at ` 661 Crores down by 2pc

PBT at ` 439 Crores down by 9pc

PAT after Minority Interest at ` 257 Crores down by 7pc

EPS at ` 10 (Not Annualised) down by 7pc

H1 FY2013 Consolidated Financial Highlights

Income from Operations at ` 7,263 Crores

Profit from Operations at ` 1156 Crores

PBT at ` 650 Crores

PAT after Minority Interest at ` 364 Crores

EPS at ` 14 (Not Annualised)

Q2 FY13 - performance highlights:

Commenting on the company's Q2 FY2013 performance, R Mukundan, Managing Director, said: "Performance for the quarter under review has been very encouraging and has been a good turn around for TCL.

"The company registered 17pc rise in sales turnover during the quarter despite challenges posed by the uncertainties across the globe."

"Going forward we expect Indian market to continue the growth momentum, however there would be continued pressure in the complex fertilizer business.

"We continue to lead the market in the national branded salt category with 67pc market share. Our water purifier business launched a new variant LaVita enhancing the offering basket," he said.

"We also remain positive about the continued growth across our businesses and the transformation to more consumer and specialty portfolio."