Lanka IOC profits surge 65%May 28, 2014 7:23 am Print this article
Lanka IOC PLC saw net earnings surge 65% to Rs 4.81 billion for the year ended 31 March 2014, up from Rs 2.91 billion a year ago, financial results filed with the stock exchange showed.
Sales grew 8.9% to Rs 81.8 billion and gross profit grew 54.22% to Rs 8.31 billion.
Selling and distribution expenses amounted to Rs 1.74 billion, up from Rs 1.67 billion a year ago, administration expenses fell to Rs 875.3 million, down from Rs 889.1 million the previous year. Finance income grew to Rs 301 million, up from Rs 267 million a year ago and finance costs grew to Rs 258.5 million, up from Rs 138.8 million the previous year.
The company’s assets grew 9.24% to Rs 26.98 billion.
Export sales fell to Rs 12.84 billion during the year ended 31 March 2014, down from Rs 18.12 billion a year ago.