Shares of Welspun Corp on August 7 settled at Rs 116.80 on the BSE, up 1.39 percent from its previous close.
Pipe maker Welspun Corp on August 7 reported an over twofold jump in its consolidated net profit to Rs 126.13 crore for the first quarter ended June 30. The company had reported a net profit of Rs 49.66 crore for the June 2018 quarter, Welspun Corp said in a BSE filing.
Its total income rose 23.75 percent to Rs 2,088.87 crore during the quarter, compared with Rs 1,687.95 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year.
Welspun Group Chairman B K Goenka said, "We have started seeing a significant improvement in our financial results as envisaged. With all three geographies showing traction, we are confident that our performance will further improve in the subsequent quarters from the current levels."
Welspun Corp's total expenditure was at Rs 1,941.23 crore as against Rs 1,597.19 crore, a rise of 1.50 percent.
Meanwhile, in a separate filing, Welspun Corp said it has appointed Amita Misra (64) as an independent director of the company.Shares of Welspun Corp on August 7 settled at Rs 116.80 on the BSE, up 1.39 percent from the previous close.Subscribe to Moneycontrol Pro and gain access to curated markets data, trading recommendations, equity analysis, investment ideas, insights from market gurus and much more. Get Moneycontrol PRO for 1 year at price of 3 months at 289. Use code FREEDOM.