The company's sales declined by 9.5% in the 2QFY01, due to the slowdown in the automobile sector. As the company managed to control costs, its opertaing margins improved from 23.7% in 2QFY00 to 27.8% in 2QFY01.
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However due to higher interest costs the company's net profit fell by 26.3% YoY and its net margins too declined.
On the current price of Rs 96 Bharat Forge is trading at 5.9x FY2000 EPS of Rs 16.4
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