Apollo Tyres net sales up 11% in 2nd quarter

 

Indian Operations leads revenue growth

The Board of Directors of Apollo Tyres Ltd have approved recently the company’s unaudited financial results for the 2nd quarter (July to Sept) and H1 (Apr to Sept) for the financial year 2017-18.

Mr. Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman, Apollo Tyres Ltd

For the quarter ended September 30, 2017, Apollo Tyres Ltd, on a consolidated level, reported a net profit of Rs 140 crores on a net sales of Rs 3418 crores. For the first half of the year (April – September), the company posted a profit of Rs 228 crores on net sales of Rs 6676 crores. The company’s Indian Operations (standalone), which reported a 18% jump in its net sales, was the dominant contributor to the revenue growth in the second quarter.

Commenting on the company’s performance Mr. Onkar S Kanwar, Chairman, Apollo Tyres Ltd said, “While our revenues have grown, our margins have been under pressure due to the higher raw material prices, up nearly 15% vs Q2 last year. With several capacity expansion projects currently underway for the company, we are looking forward to a healthy growth in the coming quarters.”

Quarterly Consolidated Performance Highlights 

Q2 FY2017-18 (July-Sept) vs Q2 FY2016-17

Net sales grew 11% to close at Rs 3418 crores from Rs 3066 crores

Operating profit closed at Rs 384 crores

Net profit stood at Rs 140 crores for the second quarter of FY18

Half Yearly Consolidated Performance Highlights

H1 FY2017-18 (April-Sept) vs. H1 FY2016-17

Net sales grew 5% to reach Rs 6676 crores as against Rs 6359 crores

Operating profit closed at Rs 666 crores

Net profit reported for the first half of FY18 was Rs 228 crores

 

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