Shares of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) hit a report excessive of Rs 1,648.40, up 1.6 per cent on the BSE in intra-day commerce on Friday, after the corporate’s heavy engineering arm gained an order for Oxidation Reactor from Technip Energies-India. However, the corporate has not but disclosed order measurement. The inventory surpassed its earlier excessive of Rs 1,647 hit on July 22, 2021.
The order, in accordance with the corporate, is for the technologically essential Titanium Clad Reactor is for a public sector petrochemical challenge for purified Terephthalic Acid plant. The scope of provide entails design, materials procurement, fabrication, inspection and testing of reactor assembly the licensors stringent high quality necessities.
Meanwhile, up to now two buying and selling days, the inventory of development & engineering firm has gained 4 per cent after the it introduced divestment of 100 per cent stake in its 99 MW hydro energy plant situated in Uttarakhand to Renew Power for the sale consideration of Rs 985 crore.
This is consistent with the declared L&T focus of divesting non-core property and bettering shareholder worth, the corporate mentioned.
“L&T’s resilient operational performance amid second wave of COVID-19 and retaining guidance related to execution, order intake and working capital requirement for FY2022 are key positives emerging out of Q1FY2022 results,” analysts at Sharekhan mentioned in outcome replace word.
International outlook, in accordance with Sharekhan, appears to be like promising particularly for GCC international locations with a pick-up in oil costs and sooner restoration from covid-19 pandemic. On the long run, L&T stays on the forefront to reap advantages from the AtmaNirbhar Bharat Scheme with its diversified companies throughout sectors corresponding to defence, infrastructure, heavy engineering, and IT. The firm stays the perfect proxy for home capex and its bettering enterprise surroundings, the brokerage agency mentioned.
“L&T has rightly prioritized its balance sheet strength over growth during the second COVID wave. We believe L&T is poised for strong earnings growth momentum, if and when order inflows gain momentum. The company has some more asset monetization opportunities to capitalize on, including the sale of Nabha Power, a stake sale in L&T IDPL, and the monetization of the Hyderabad Metro,” mentioned analysts at Motilal Oswal Securities in a current report.