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BPL net profit looses colour

Jan 25, 2000

Consumer durables major, BPL has witnessed 4% decline in net profit to Rs 280.1 m. The company's sales have improved 11.0% to Rs 5.8 bn. The company has been hit by a 72.3% rise in interest cost, with depreciation also showing a 16.9% rise. This has brought down the company's margins from 5.6% last year to 4.9%.

(Rs m) 3QFY2000 3QFY1999 Change
Net Sales 5,752.0 5,180.0 11.0%
Other Income (2.8) 8.8 -131.8%
Expenditure 5,250.4 4,747.0 10.6%
Interest 121.4 72.3 67.9%
Depreciation 57.3 49.0 16.9%
Profit before Tax 320.1 320.5 -0.1%
Tax 40.0 30.0 33.3%
Profit after Tax/(Loss) 280.1 290.5 -3.6%
Net profit margin (%) 4.9% 5.6%  

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