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India Cements doubles net profit in FY19-20

25 June 2020, Published under Cement News

India Cements reported consolidated net profit of INR534.6m in FY19-20 when compared with INR252.6m in FY18-19. Total income rose from INR58.1bn in FY18-19 to INR52.231bn in FY19-20. India Cement's net loss in the 4QFY19-20 reached INR117.6m when compared with a profit of INR325.7m in the 4QFY18-19.  The company incurred a one-time loss of INR1bn owing to coronavirus uncertainty in the quarter under review. Total income stood at INR11.98bn in 4QFY19-20 when compared with INR16.23bn in the y...

India Cements denies reports of acquisition

18 June 2020, Published under Cement News

Despite recent reports, India Cements has denied that Radhakishan Damani, owner of Avenue Supermarts Ltd, will be acquiring a controlling interest in the company. Mr Damani currently holds a stake of around 20 per cent, while the related group has a stake of around 29 per cent. "Damani is an investor, so he has been acquiring a stake in India Cements over a period of time. It does not seem like he would want to own and operate a cement company," said a Mumbai broker to The Hindu Business...

India Cements partially resumes operations

28 April 2020, Published under Cement News

India Cements has partially resumed the operation of some its plants in a phased manner. "Considering the uncertainties involved, the impact arising on account of the COVID-19 pandemic on the performance of the company is not ascertainable at this stage," the company said in a disclosure. India Cements’ Vice Chairman, N Srinivasan, had attended a meeting with Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister, and stated that with no income and financial strain, the cement industry will face enormous difficu...

Indian manufacturers prepare to resume production

21 April 2020, Published under Cement News

India’s ACC, India Cements, JK Lakshmi and JK Cement are looking to resume cement production in a phased manner from 20 April, while also abiding by all standard operating procedure guidelines related to social distancing. In new guidelines issued on 15 April, the Indian government has allowed industrial units located in rural areas to operate from 20 April. "We would like to inform that the company shall resume operations, from 20 April 2020, in a phased manner, subject to requisite p...

India Cements sees investors increase stake

17 March 2020, Published under Cement News

The Damani family, one of India’s wealthiest, further increased their stake in India Cements from 11.98 per cent to 16 per cent through open market transactions on 16 March. This follows the family boosting their stake from 7.27 per cent to 11.98 per cent on 26 February 2020.

India Cements reports net loss in 3QFY19-20

10 February 2020, Published under Cement News

India Cements has reported an INR53.7m (US$751,232) standalone net loss in the quarter ending 31 December 2019, compared with an INR31.3m profit in the year-ago period. Total income also declined 4.3 per cent YoY to INR11.94bn from INR12.48bn. EBITDA was down by five per cent YoY to INR1.32bn from INR1.39bn in the 3QFY18-19. Despite this, the drop in EBITDA was reportedly mitigated by a reduction in the variable cost of production. "The overall demand in south is picking up with AP and T...

India Cements plans INR14bn plant project

08 August 2019, Published under Cement News

India Cements is reportedly in the process of acquiring land in Madhya Pradesh for a new plant project which would take its total capacity to 20Mta, according to The Economic Times. The company has already acquired a company with an existing mining lease to use its limestone reserves. The project is worth around INR14bn (US$197m), with the producer expected to compete the final land investments over the next few months.

India Cements Jan-Mar quarter net profit advances 23% YoY

28 May 2019, Published under Cement News

Chennai-based India Cements has reported a 23 per cent increase in its net profit for the quarter ended March 2019. Higher prices, a recovery in cement demand and improved capacity utilisation led to a net profit of INR430m and revenues of INR15.64bn, up 12 per cent YoY and 19 per cent QoQ. For the full financial year 2018-19, stand-alone profits dropped 30 per cent YoY to INR690m as net plant realisations (NPR) fell two per cent YoY and rising fuel prices increased production costs. Goi...

India Cements to acquire Springway Mining

05 December 2018, Published under Cement News

India Cements has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire the entire shareholding of Springway Mining in a phased manner. On 3 December 2018 the company purchased the controlling stake of 51 per cent in the paid-up equity share capital of Springway Mining. The acquisition will support India Cements’ plans to set up a cement plant in Madhya Pradesh.

India Cements reports 94% YoY drop in net profit

12 November 2018, Published under Cement News

India Cements posted a net profit of INR14.3m for the 2QFY18-19, ended 30 September 2018. This represents a 94 per cent fall when compared with a net profit of INR23.67m in the same quarter of the previous year. However, total income rose by 9.1 per cent at INR13.908bn in the second quarter of the 2018-19 financial year. In 2QFY17-18, total income reached INR12.749bn.