UltraTech Cement - April 2015
UltraTech Cement has reported a drop in its quarterly net profit for the fourth quarter ended 31 March, 2015. Profit has slipped to INR6.15bn from INR8.38bn in the same period last year. This includes a tax provision reversal of INR960m and an additional INR500m provision for deferred tax. Combined cement and clinker sales for its Indian operations over the quarter came in at 11.81Mt, a drop of three per cent YoY. During the quarter, the company has commissioned a 2Mta clinker plant in Rajasthan, a 10MW waste heat recovery system at the same location and a similar 6MW system ay Karnataka.