Results on May 25
BPCL, Coal India, Deepak Fertilisers, Apollo Hospitals Enterprises, HEG, NHPC, Easy Trip Planners, Fortis Healthcare, NALCO, GMM Pfaudler, InterGlobe Aviation, Jai Corp, Kolte-Patil Developers, Bata India, PFC, Suzlon Energy, Torrent Pharma, Whirlpool, MSTC, MOIL and Peninsula Land will be in focus ahead of their March quarter earnings on May 25.
Stocks in News
Grasim Industries posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 2,777 crore for the March quarter (Q4FY22), up 62 percent from the year-ago period. Revenue from operations surged 18 percent year-on-year (YoY) to Rs 28,811 crore against Rs 24,402 crore last year in the same quarter. The firm is planning to invest Rs 10,000 crore in the paints business in the next three years. The company spent Rs 2,437 crore on its capex spent in the fiscal year ending March this year. Of this, Grasim invested Rs 579 crore in the paints business alone.
Minda Industries said its net profit rose 3 percent to Rs 144 crore in the March quarter as against Rs 140 crore a year ago. Revenue rose 7.90 percent to Rs 2,415 crore. The firm said its board approved raising Rs 1,000 crore via debt. It also approved bonus shares of 1 new share for every 1 share held.
Brookfield India REIT said its board will meet on May 27 to consider fund raising. " Board to meet on May 27 to consider various fund raising options and approve the raising of funds and issue of units of Brookfield India Real Estate Trust, subject to applicable law and, in relation thereto, issue of notice to the unit holders of Brookfield India Real Estate Trust for approval of such fund raise, as applicable" the company said.
Future Retail informed exchanges that it won't be able to release its March quarter earnings on May 30 due to board structure imbalance amid multiple resignations by its top level managements. The firm said it is taking necessary actions to the fill the vacancies caused by such cessation/ resignation. The company said it will announce the captioned results as early as possible after composition of the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee is complied with the provisions of the Act and the Listing Regulations and statutorily capable to approve it.
Bank of India is planning to raise Rs 2,500 crore through eigher a follow on offer or a qualified institutional placement in the current financial year. The lender said it will lower government stake to 75 percent from current 81 percent.
Metropolis Healthcare reported 35 percent year-on-year drop in net profit to Rs 40 crore in the March quarter. Revenue for the quarter rose 5 percent from a year ago to Rs 306 crore. According to Bloomberg poll, the firm expected to report a profit of Rs 52.43 crore while revenue was pegged at Rs 335 crore during the quarter. Total cost rose 20 percent YoY to Rs 255 crore. Earlier according to news report, the firm was planning to raise more than $300 million and bring on a strategic partner by selling a major minority stake.
Ipca Laboratories said its board approved merging Tonira Exports Ltd. and Ramdev Chemical Pvt. Ltd., wholly owned subsidiaries with the Company, subject to necessary approvals. The firm earlier reported consolidated net profit that fell 19.3 percent YoY to Rs 130.23 crore. Revenue rose 15.6 percent from a year ago to Rs 1,289.10 crore in the quarter.
Indian Hotels said its board reappointed managing director and chief executive officer Puneet Chhatwal for further term of five years commencing from November 6, 2022 up to November 5, 2027 (both days inclusive).