Business Today recognized the top corporate performers of Sri Lanka for the financial year 2013-2014 of which Lanka IOC was named among the Top 10 corporate performers for their resilience in trying circumstances and their contribution towards the economy of Sri Lanka.
The Business Today TOP TWENTY FIVE companies were selected on the basis of their financial performance during the financial year ending December 31, 2013 and March 31, 2014. It is strictly based on the published information of companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange. Financial criteria considered include share turnover, revenue, profit after tax, return on equity, earnings per share, market capitalization, value of shares transacted and value addition. Lanka IOC published their turn over at Rs.81.79 billion, their gross profit at a staggering Rs.8.31 billion, their profit after tax at Rs. 4,813 million and their market capitalization at Rs.20,500 million.
The Chief Guest at the occasion was Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Secretary to the Ministry of Defense and Urban Development while Chief Justice Mohan Pieris was the special guest. Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa and Priyanthi Pieris were also present at the occasion. The event was further graced by many distinguished guests including politicians, corporate leaders, foreign dignitaries, diplomats and members of the armed forces of Sri Lanka. Mr. Rajapaksa addressed the gathering during the award ceremony. Staged performances and entertainment during the evening also shed light on the new strides and ventures of BT Options.
Since 1998, Business Today has recognized and awarded top corporate performers annually for 17 years, acknowledging their contribution to the economic development of Sri Lanka.