SAIL Q4 Results: Net profit rises 31% YoY to Rs 3,470 crore

Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) reported a 31% YoY increase in consolidated net profit to Rs 3,469.88 crore for the quarter ended March (Q4). Net profit has jumped 136.34% when compared to the previous quarter. Its total income rose 41.98% YoY to Rs 23,533.19 crore during the same period. The company’s total output rose 6% YoY to 4.56 million tonnes (MT) in Q4. Net profit for the financial year 2020-21 (FY21) increased by 95.6% YoY to Rs 4,148.13 crore. SAIL’s board has declared a final dividend of Rs 1.80 per share. 

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Industrial output falls to seven-month low in April

India’s industrial output fell to the lowest level in seven months in April due to the resurgence of Covid-19 cases. The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) fell 13% over the previous month to 126.6 in April 2021. The index for manufacturing output contracted by 12.6% over March to 125.1. The mining output index contracted 22.1% month-on-month (MoM) to 108 in April. The index for electricity generation stood at 174 in April, compared to 180 in March. The data was released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI).

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TCS extends 17-year partnership with Virgin Atlantic

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has extended a 17-year strategic partnership with UK-based Virgin Atlantic to help them embark on a new phase of recovery and growth. The IT major will take exclusive responsibility for the airlines’ end-to-end operational management and digital transformation. TCS will build innovative digital solutions with Cloud-First guiding principles to help Virgin Atlantic improve agility and performance in its purpose-led transformation.

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DLF Q4 Results: Net profit at Rs 481 crore

DLF Limited reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 480.94 crore for the quarter ended March 2021 (Q4 FY21). It had posted a net loss of Rs 1,857.76 crore in the corresponding quarter last year (Q4 FY20). The real estate developer’s total income rose 1.75% to Rs 1,906.59 crore in Q4 FY21. Net profit for the financial year ended March 31, 2021 (FY21) stood at Rs 1,093.61 crore. This is compared to a net loss of Rs 583.19 crore in FY20. DLF has appointed two of its executives, Ashok Tyagi and Devinder Singh, as Chief Executive Officers (CEOs).

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Ashoka Buildcon emerges lowest bidder for road project in Punjab

Ashoka Buildcon Ltd has been declared the lowest (L-1) bidder for a road project in Punjab by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). The project consists of six-laning of IT City Chowk to Kurali Chandigarh Road, the design length of which is 31.23 km, in Punjab. The quoted bid price for the project is Rs 726 crore. The road project comes under the Indian government’s Bharatmala Pariyojana— Package II.

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Heranba Industries Q4 Results: Net profit rises 64.5% YoY to Rs 43 crore

Heranba Industries Ltd reported a 64.51% YoY increase in net profit to Rs 43.20 crore for the quarter ended March (Q4). Net profit has declined by 3.42% when compared to the previous quarter. Its revenue from operations rose 25.34% YoY to Rs 267.83 crore during the same period. Net profit for the financial year ended March 31, 2021 (FY21) rose 57.9% YoY to Rs 154.22 crore. The chemical manufacturing company’s board has recommended a final dividend of Rs 0.70 per share.

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Ipca Laboratories acquires 13% stake in Trophic Wellness for Rs 21 crore

Ipca Laboratories Ltd has acquired an additional 13.09% stake in Trophic Wellness Pvt Ltd (TWPL) for a cash consideration of Rs 21.20 crore. The pharma company currently holds a 52.35% stake in TWPL. With this acquisition, Trophic Wellness has become a subsidiary of Ipca Laboratories. TWPL is a nutritional and wellness products company that offers a wide variety of dietary supplements of global standards. 

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BHEL Q4 Results: Net loss at Rs 1,035 crore

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 1,034.82 crore for the quarter ended March (Q4 FY21). It had posted a net loss of Rs 1,532.67 crore in the corresponding quarter last year (Q4 FY20). Its total income rose 40.23% YoY to Rs 7,245.16 crore in Q4 FY21. BHEL’s power vertical posted a 51% YoY growth in revenues to Rs 4,789 crore. Net loss for the financial year 2020-21 (FY21) stood at Rs 2,697.11 crore. This is compared to a net loss of Rs 1,466.01 crore in FY20.

Zee Entertainment to launch OTT platform ZEE5 in the US on June 22

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) will launch its video streaming service, ZEE5, in the United States on June 22. The over-the-top (OTT) platform is currently present in international territories such as the United Kingdom and the Middle East. The ZEE5 annual pack (priced at $84) will be available across devices at a limited launch offer price of $49.99. ZEE5 will provide 130,000 hours of content across 18 languages. You can learn more about ZEEL here.

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Deccan Cements Q4 Results: Net profit at Rs 22.08 crore

Deccan Cements Ltd reported a net profit of Rs 22.08 crore for the quarter ended March 2021 (Q4 FY21). It had posted a net loss of Rs 2.96 crore in the corresponding quarter last year (Q4 FY20). The company’s revenue from operations rose 72.83% YoY to Rs 213.83 crore in Q4 FY21. Net profit for the full financial year 2020-21 (FY21) jumped 103.27% YoY to Rs 115.13 crore. The cement company’s board has recommended a final dividend of Rs 5 per share.

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Cochin Shipyard Q4 Results: Net profit rises 71% YoY to Rs 236 crore

Cochin Shipyard Ltd reported a 71.76% YoY increase in consolidated net profit to Rs 236.21 crore for the quarter ended March (Q4). Net profit has increased by 5.53% when compared to the previous quarter. Its total income rose 33.35% YoY (or 50.41% QoQ) to Rs 1,148.24 crore during the same period. Net profit for the financial year ended March 31, 2021 (FY21) declined by 3.7% YoY to Rs 608.66 crore. Cochin Shipyard’s board has recommended a final dividend of Rs 2.50 per share.

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