Cigarette-to-hotel conglomerate ITC Ltd on Saturday reported 30 per cent rise in consolidated web revenue at Rs 3,343 crore for the primary quarter of present monetary yr (Q1FY22). The identical was Rs 2,567 crore within the June quarter of final yr.
Its income from operations rose 36 per cent per cent to Rs 14,240 crore as towards Rs 10,478 crore within the year-ago interval.
However, on a sequential foundation, the revenue after tax (PAT) fell 12 per cent. It was Rs 3,816 crore throughout the March quarter (Q4FY21).
“Localised lockdowns and mobility restrictions imposed by States in a bid to contain the sharp increase in daily Covid‐19 infections in the second wave rendered the operating environment during the quarter extremely challenging and impacted the strong recovery momentum witnessed in recent quarters,” ITC stated in an trade submitting.
“However, the situation continues to improve with the progressive easing of restrictions and increased mobility from mid‐June,” the FMCG main added
Segment sensible, the income from the FMCG-cigarette enterprise got here in at Rs 5,802 crore, up 34 per cent from Rs 4,330 crore reported within the final yr interval. The revenue earlier than tax (PBT) of cigarette enterprise too rose 36.5 per cent at Rs 3,461 crore within the first quarter.
On the cigarette enterprise, it stated the sturdy quantity restoration momentum witnessed within the second half of FY21 was impacted by localised lockdowns and restricted hours of comfort retailer operations within the wake of second wave of the pandemic.
However, ITC stated there was week‐on‐week enchancment in market circumstances from mid‐June with most markets returning to normalcy.
The non-cigarette FMCG enterprise or FMCG-other section clocked a income of Rs 3,731 crore, up 10 per cent year-on-year, whereas the PBT of the identical got here in at Rs 174 crore.
The income from accommodations section greater than tripled to Rs 134 crore as in comparison with a meagre Rs 25 crore in year-ago interval. The agri enterprise income rose 9 per cent, whereas that from the Paperboards, Paper & Packaging surged 54 per cent.
On Friday, ITC’s scrip traded 3 per cent larger, its sharpest intra-day achieve in two months forward of the outcomes, earlier than ultimately closing 2.63 per cent larger at Rs 212.45 on NSE.