Lucky cement posts Rs1.9bn profit

Lucky cement posts Rs1.9bn profit
Published: 18 February 2009

Lucky Cement has posted a half yearly profit after tax of Rs 1.938 billion for the period ending December 2008, but declared no dividend.

According to financial results here Monday, the earning per share (EPS) of the largest cement producer stood at Rs 5.99 as the profit before tax surged to Rs 2.21 billion for the period under review over corresponding period last year.

Lucky Cement has sold cement worth Rs 5.269 billion in the local market while its exports stood at Rs 7.137 billion during six months.