The profit after tax of Attock Cement Pakistan Limited has increased to PKR 175.073m in the first quarter ended September 30, 2008 as compared to PKR88.048m earned in the corresponding period last year. The earning per share of the company surged to PKR2.43 in the period under review against PKR 1.22 in the same period a year back.
According to financial results, the company’s net sales increased to PKR1,913.951m in this period against PKR1,064.213 million the same period last year. The cost of goods sold increased to Rs 1,414.224 million against Rs 800.215 million. The company’s profit before tax was recorded at Rs 302.073 million in this quarter against Rs 183.348 million in the same quarter last year.