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Clariant (India) nets lower profit
MUMBAI: Clariant (India) Ltd on Friday reported a reduced net profit of Rs 4.08 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2004, against Rs 4.90 crore in the same quarter last year. In the period under review, the company's total income ... More

CEMENT


Grasim net up 32.6 pc
GRASIM Industries Ltd has reported a 32.6 per cent increase in net profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2004. Net profit for the quarter amounted to Rs 217.1 crore as against Rs 163.7 crore reported for the corresponding year-ago ... More

Kesoram Industries posts Rs 4.97 crore loss in Q3
KOLKATA: Kesoram Industries Ltd, a BK Birla group company, has registered a net loss of Rs 4.97 crore for the third quarter of 2004-05, against a net profit 10.48 crore in the corresponding previous period. Net sales, however, jumped by ... More

Madras Cements net declines 32 pc in Q3
CHENNAI: Madras Cements' net profit for the third quarter of this financial year shows a 32 per cent drop compared to that in the same period last year while net sales have increased 7 per cent in this period. For the October-December ... More

CHEMICALS


JB Chem Q3 net increases 27%
JB Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd has posted a 27.17-per cent rise in net profit at Rs 15.45 crore for the three months ended December 31, 2004, against Rs 12.15 crore in the previous year period.It achieved net sales of Rs 100.62 crore (Rs ... More

HOTELS


ITC Hotels Q3 net rises
NEW DELHI: ITC Hotels has reported a net profit of Rs 29.25 crore during the nine-month period ended December 31, 2004. In a statement, it has said that income for the nine months stood at Rs 150.11 crore. For the third quarter ended ... More

PETROLEUM


GAIL third quarter net up 64 per cent
GAIL (India) Ltd has notched up a net profit of Rs 635 crore for the third quarter of the current fiscal, registering a 64 per cent increase as compared to the corresponding period last year. The company has recorded sales (net of excise duty) ... More

PHARMACEUTICALS


Dabur Pharma net up 11.6 pc
DABUR Pharma Ltd (DPL) has recorded a 11.6 per cent increase in its net profit, up from Rs 14.8 crore to Rs 16.6 crore during the nine-month period ended December 31, 2004. The turnover, during the same period, grew by 11.5 per cent from Rs 167.2 ... More

Divi's Labs net down
HYDERABAD: Despite recording a growth in turnover for the third quarter ended December 2004, Divi's Laboratories Ltd has suffered a fall in net profit. While the turnover for the quarter improved to Rs 105 crore (Rs 85 crore), the net ... More

Novartis net slides 55%
NOVARTIS India Ltd has posted a net profit of Rs 21.8 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2004, down 55.32 per cent compared to Rs 48.8 crore for the corresponding period in December 31, 2003. Total income has decreased from Rs 152.4 crore ... More

STEEL


Essar Steel Q3 net at Rs 197 cr — Plans to hike capacity 50%
ESSAR Steel Ltd on Friday reported a net profit of Rs 197.54 crore for the third quarter ended December 2004, after providing for finance cost of Rs 129.16 crore and a depreciation of Rs 100.73 crore along with a provision for deferred tax of Rs ... More

JSPL net rises 56 pc
JINDAL Steel and Power Ltd has reported a net profit of Rs 124.02 crore for the third quarter ended December 2004 against Rs 80.19 crore recorded during the corresponding previous period, registering an increase of 55 per cent. Net sales went ... More

TEXTILES


Indian Rayon net unchanged
THOUGH it saw substantial revenue growth in the garments and carbon black division, Indian Rayon's net profit was nearly unchanged at Rs 28.65 crore in the quarter ended December 31, 2004, over Rs 28.56 crore in the year-ago period. Part of ... More

Lakshmi Mills' net, income up on land sale proceeds
LAKSHMI Mills Company Ltd, currently involved in restructuring of its operations, has closed the third quarter of the fiscal ended December 31, 2004 with a net profit of Rs 2.62 crore. The company's financial statement for the quarter includes ... More

SOFTWARE


i-flex Solutions third-quarter net up 33 pc
I-FLEX Solutions Ltd has reported a 32.9 per cent growth in net profit at Rs 48 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2004, against Rs 36.1 crore in the corresponding year-ago quarter. Billing rates showed increase of 7 per cent; and ... More

Datamatics Q3 net climbs 49 pc
DATAMATICS Technologies has reported a year-on-year increase of 49 per cent in net profit, at Rs 7.15 crore, for the third quarter of the current fiscal. Revenues for the quarter, at Rs 14.47 crore, rose 38 per cent. The consolidated net profit ... More

METALS


Hindustan Zinc Q3 net up 20 pc to Rs 166 cr
NEW DELHI: Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) has reported a net profit of Rs 166 crore for the quarter ended December 2004, an increase of 20 per cent over Rs 138 crore clocked during the corresponding previous quarter, according to a company ... More

TEXTILE MACHINERY


Lakshmi Machine Works net climbs 47 pc
MACHINERY manufacturing major Lakshmi Machine Works has recorded a 47-per cent jump in its net profit for the quarter ended December 2004, compared to the corresponding period of the earlier fiscal. Its net profit at Rs 14.72 crore in Q3 was ... More

CYCLES & ACCESSORIES


Tube Investments Q3 net up 43 pc
CHENNAI: Tube Investments of India Ltd has reported a net profit of Rs 26.48 crore on net sales of Rs 330 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2004. This represents a 43 per cent growth in profit when compared to the ... More

WATCHES & ACCESSORIES


Timex Watches posts profit
NEW DELHI: Timex Watches Ltd, has announced cash profit of Rs 46.24 lakh for the quarter ending December 31, 2004, which marks an improvement of over Rs 3 crore compared to the previous corresponding quarter. The company has been able to ... More

PRIVATE BANKS


IndusInd Bank Q3 net declines 44 pc
INDUSIND Bank has recorded a 44 per cent dip in net profit in the third quarter ended December 31,2004 to Rs 42.85 crore from Rs 77.09 crore in the same period the previous year. "The performance of the bank for the current year reflects a ... More

KVB third quarter net falls to Rs 21 crore
KARUR Vysya Bank's net profit has slipped by more than half to Rs 20.72 crore for the quarter ended December 2004 compared with Rs 44.54 crore during the corresponding period of the earlier fiscal. The net profit has dropped by 37.49 per cent ... More

PUBLIC SECTOR BANKS


SBI Q3 net up 19.56% on higher interest income
BOOSTED by higher net interest income and lower cost of deposits, State Bank of India has recorded a 19.56-per cent growth in net profit in the third quarter at Rs 1,099.35 crore, against Rs 919.44 crore in the corresponding period the previous ... More


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