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Orient Cement features in The Economic Times' Iconic Brands 2021

09 August 2021, Published under Cement News

Orient Cement, one of India’s leading cement manufacturers and home to brands Birla.A1 Premium Cement and Birla.A1 StrongCrete, has featured in the fourth edition of The Economic Times’ Iconic Brands 2021. Talking about the recognition, Deepak Khetrapal, MD and CEO, Orient Cement, expressed, "We are delighted that the quality of our products along with our superior customer service has been recognised. This is also an affirmation of our transparent and fair business practices, and the e...

Orient Cement posts 246% YoY rise in profit

04 August 2021, Published under Cement News

India’s Orient Cement has posted a 17 per cent QoQ decline in operating revenue to INR6.9bn (US$92.95m) in the first quarter of FY21-22, compared with INR8.32bn in the previous quarter. EBITDA also slipped 8.5 per cent QoQ to INR1.85bn, while profit after tax was down 10 per cent to INR886m. However, on a YoY basis, the company’s profit after tax more than doubled from INR256.1m in the 1QFY20-21. "The cement industry is expected to witness a volume growth due to demand revival in infrastruc...

Orient Cement reports INR99.87bn net profits

18 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Orient Cement Ltd (CK Birla group) has reported an over two-fold jump in net profit at INR99.87bn (US$1.36bn) in the fourth quarter ended March 2021. It had posted a net profit of INR44,060m for the January-March quarter a year ago. Its revenue from operation rose 27.06 per cent to INR831,610m during the quarter as against INR654.520m in FY4Q2020 For the fiscal year 2020-21, Orient Cement’s net profit rose to 214,180m It was INR86,580m in the previous year.

Orient Cement evaluates COVID-19 impact on operations

20 July 2020, Published under Cement News

India's Orient Cement Ltd estimates that it lost around 225,000t of cement sales towards the end of the FY19-20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which may have an impact of up to INR300m (US$4m) on its EBITDA. However, the company also noted that it doesn't anticipate any challenges in meeting its financial obligations going forwards.  

Orient Cement plans Telangana expansion

23 July 2018, Published under Cement News

India’s Orient Cement Ltd has received the first stage of environmental clearance for its INR20bn (US$291m) project to expand its Telangana facility. Construction to increase capacity from 3.05Mta to 7.5Mta is expected to commence within four months, once it has received the final clearance from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF).  Deepak Khetrapal, managing director of Orient Cement, has requested the state’s minister for IT and industries to consider the provis...

Orient Cement reports 2Q17 net profit of US$1.57m

03 November 2017, Published under Cement News

Orient Cement (CK Birla group) reported a net profit of INR101.5m (US$1.57m) in the second quarter ended 30 September. The company had reported a net loss of INR293.9m in the year-ago quarter, Orient Cement said in a BSE filing. Revenue from operations was at INR5230.7m during the quarter under review as against INR4449.3m in the same period last fiscal. Total expenses during the second quarter were at INR5139.3m as compared to INR4957.8m in the corresponding period last fiscal, t...

India: Orient Cement reports loss of US$166.9m for 3Q ended 31 Dec

06 February 2017, Published under Cement News

CK Birla group firm Orient Cement today reported narrowing of its net loss on standalone basis to INR11,210m (US$166.9m) for the third quarter ended on 31 December 2016.

 It had reported a net loss of INR12,910m in the year-ago period, Orient Cement said in a BSE filing. The firm's total income jumped 33.7 per cent to INR529,260m during the quarter under review from INR395,850m last fiscal. Orient Cement's total expenses saw a rise of 29.87 at INR514,370m as against INR396,050m in the...

India: Orient Cement will increase debt with acquisition

11 October 2016, Published under Cement News

The interest burden of Orient Cement is expected to increase following the acquisition of the cement assets of Jaiprakash Associates, valued at INR19.5bn (US$291.48m). The acquisition will, however, help the company's geographical diversification, reports the Economic Times. Orient Cement acquired Jaiprakash Associates' 2.1Mta cement plant at Bhilai and 2Mta grinding unit at Nigri. The enterprise value for the Bhilai asset is US$98/t and the Nigri unit is US$37/t. The deal also includes th...

India: Orient Cement reports on 'challenging' second quarter

21 October 2015, Published under Cement News

Orient Cement reported a 35.4 per cent YoY decline in 2QFY16 net profit to US$4.32m due to lower income and higher expenses and finance costs. Net sales for the three months to the end of September 2015 fell to US$54.7m in the quarter compared to US$59.2m in the same period of the previous years. The company's total expenditure rose to US$51m from US$49m in the same period of 2014. Deepak Khetrapal, managing director and CEO of Orient Cement said: "The quarter ended September 30 has...

Orient Cement net profit falls 27%, India

01 May 2014, Published under Cement News

Orient Cement Ltd on Wednesday announced it has reported a decline of 27.06 per cent in its net profits for the fourth quarter ended March 2014. “The net profit of the company stood at Rs 36.12 crore during the same period a year ago,” said Orient Cement in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.  Total income of the company decrease by 2.07 per cent to INR402.43 crore during final quarter of FY13-14, from INR410.92 crore during the same period a year ago.