The Investor Sentiment - Equity and investments forum for Sri Lankans
The Investor Sentiment - Equity and investments forum for Sri Lankans
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Please send an email to contact.lankaninvestor@gmail.com if you face any technical difficulties when posting
Search
Display results as :
Advanced Search
Latest topics
ACL CablesYesterday at 10:14 amThe Invisible
Tokyo CementMon Nov 23, 2020 9:42 amRajapaksap
Insider Dealings Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:30 ampjrngroup
UML United MotorsTue Nov 10, 2020 8:50 amThe Invisible
ExpolankaMon Nov 09, 2020 8:46 pmsmallville
Plantation Sector UpdatesSat Nov 07, 2020 8:15 amRajapaksap
HAYC - HaycarbFri Nov 06, 2020 12:11 pmsubash
LWL.N0000 (Lanka Walltiles PLC)Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:50 amsubash
CSE Daylight Robbery !Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:54 pmYin-Yang
Trading Journal Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:37 pmThe Invisible
AEL Access EngineeringTue Sep 15, 2020 7:24 pmsmallville
CFVF - First CapitalWed Sep 09, 2020 9:42 pmWonderer
Disclaimer


Information posted in this forum are entirely of the respective members' personal views. The views posted on this open online forum of contributors do not constitute a recommendation buy or sell. The site nor the connected parties will be responsible for the posts posted on the forum and will take best possible action to remove any unlawful or inappropriate posts.
All rights to articles of value authored by members posted on the forum belong to the respective authors. Re-using without the consent of the authors is prohibited. Due credit with links to original source should be given when quoting content from the forum.
This is an educational portal and not one that gives recommendations. Please obtain investment advises from a Registered Investment Advisor through a stock broker

Go down
The Invisible
The Invisible
Posts : 2935
Join date : 2016-11-28
Age : 41

Lanka IOC back in profits after raising fuel prices Empty Lanka IOC back in profits after raising fuel prices

on Mon Oct 29, 2018 9:45 pm
Message reputation : 100% (2 votes)
ECONOMYNEXT- Sri Lanka unit of India Oil Company, Lanka IOC Plc, returned to the black with a net profit of 207.3 million rupees in the September 2018 quarter, up from a loss of 176.9 million rupees a year earlier, after it was allowed to raise fuel prices, amidst sharp cost cuts, interim accounts showed.

It reported earnings of 39 cents for the quarter in the quarter. Earnings for the first six months to end September were 85 cents a share on a profit of 453.2 million rupees, up from a loss of 312.1 million rupees a year earlier.

Lanka IOC fell 20 cents to 27.10 rupees on Monday.

Revenue for the September quarter grew 2.1 percent from a year earlier to 25.6 billion rupees, cost of sales fell 1 percent to 24 billion rupees leading to gross profits doubling to 1.5 billion rupees.

In May, the government put in place a formula that would change local fuel prices based on global oil price movements every month.

Selling and distribution expense fell 22.8 percent to 580.2 million rupees from a year earlier, while administrative expenses were down 29.3 percent to 364.2 million rupees.

Finance costs increased over tenfold to 546.2 million rupees from 48 million rupees a year earlier.

Lanka IOC's assets grew to 40.3 billion rupees from 33 billion rupees at the start of the financial year with increased inventories.

Borrowings, all short-term, increased to 7.1 billion rupees in September from 5 billion rupees in March. (COLOMBO, 29 October 2018)
avatar
dhanurrox
Posts : 758
Join date : 2014-03-27

Lanka IOC back in profits after raising fuel prices Empty Re: Lanka IOC back in profits after raising fuel prices

on Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:40 pm
funny thing is the share price is stuck
avatar
serene
Top contributor
Top contributor
Posts : 4849
Join date : 2014-02-26

Lanka IOC back in profits after raising fuel prices Empty Re: Lanka IOC back in profits after raising fuel prices

on Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:57 am
May be it should change its name as Lanka COC(China).
May be possible reduction of oil price in the form of carrot Ala deter the IOC price movement.
Back to top
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum