Monthly Archives: January 2014
Sri Lanka’s Indian oil unit records profitsJanuary 31, 2014 2:10 pm
A substantial decrease in finance costs enabled Lanka IOC PLC (LIOC) to post a net profit of Rs.805.9 million for the three months ended March 31, 2013 (4Q12) as against Rs.42.6 million during the corresponding period of the previous year, interim financials released to the Colombo Stock Exchange revealed.
Accordingly finance costs fell from Rs.870.8 million during the final quarter of 2012 to Rs.28 million during the quarter under review.
A further increase in finance income, which was Rs.106.4 million during the period in consideration in comparison to Rs.25.3 million during 4Q12, also contributed to the growth of the company’s bottom line.
Revenue for the quarter fell to Rs.19.2 billion from Rs.19.4 billion a year earlier and cost of sales fell to Rs.17.7 billion from Rs.17.8 billion and gross profits fell to Rs.1.44 billion from Rs.1.6 billion. Gross profits fell to Rs.790 million from Rs.895 million.
Also LIOC’s income tax expenses increased during the quarter under review to Rs.63.2 million as against Rs.7.8 million during the corresponding period of 2012.
Earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 stood at Rs.1.51 as opposed to 8 cents during the quarter ended March 31, 2012.
Meanwhile for the year ended March 31, 2013 the company recorded a net profit of Rs.2.9 billion as against Rs.905.9 million during the previous year.
During the year under review too finance costs fell from Rs.1.1 billion to Rs.138.8 million while finance income too increased from 78 million to Rs.267 million.
LIOC is a unit of India’s state controlled oil major, Indian oil Company
Lanka IOC profits surgeJanuary 31, 2014 2:07 pm
Lanka IOC PLC had a Rs 2.83 billion net profit for the six months ended 30 September 2013, up from Rs 1.37 billion a year ago, interim financial results filed with the stock exchange showed.
Revenue for the six-month period increased to Rs 39.23 billion, up from
Rs 38.86 billion a year ago.Distribution costs fell to Rs 855.75 million, down from Rs 889.24 million a year ago.
Finance income grew to Rs 100.98 million, down from Rs 51.3 million and finance costs increased to Rs 309.49 million, up from Rs 155.84 million a year ago. Basic earnings-per-share amounted to Rs 5.32, up from Rs 2.58 a year ago
Donation of Wheel Chairs in Commemoration of 10th AnniversaryJanuary 6, 2014 6:31 pm
On completion of a decade of operation in Sri Lanka, Lanka IOC under its CSR Project theme “WE CARE” decided to undertake a few activities of worthy course to serve the community in which it operates.
Number of activities under the theme “We Care including blood donation camp, developing a Bio-Diversity park at Battaramulla in collaboration with the Ministry of Enviornment, English Education for rural school children,
supply of essential medicine for Cancer patients and the donation of Wheel Chairs for needy people were lined up.
People with a mobility disability or physical disability are the same as everyone else. Disability may occur anytime to anyone for various reasons – such as accidents, illness etc., results of which may make the persons’ mobility difficult.
As a responsible corporate citizen, it is our duty to support such needy people in whatever possible manner – making
life convenient, said Mr Subodh Dakwale, Managing Director of Lanka IOC PLC at the event organized to hand over the Wheel Chairs to those with mobility disability, on 11.12.2012 at its Head Office with the participation of all staff of Head Office.