This Article is From May 18, 2017

JK Lakshmi Cement Tumbles Over 7% As Q4 Net Falls

JK Lakshmi Cement yesterday reported a 19.4 per cent decline in standalone net profit at Rs 20.85 crore for the March quarter, hurt by increase in input costs.

JK Lakshmi Cement Tumbles Over 7% As Q4 Net Falls

New Delhi: Shares of JK Lakshmi Cement today tumbled over 7 per cent after the company reported a 19.4 per cent decline in standalone net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 2017.

The stock tanked 7 per cent to Rs 478.55 on the BSE after a weak opening.

On the NSE, it dived 7.45 per cent to Rs 477.70.

JK Lakshmi Cement yesterday reported a 19.4 per cent decline in standalone net profit at Rs 20.85 crore for the March quarter, hurt by increase in input costs.

The company had logged a standalone net profit of Rs 25.87 crore in the same quarter of the previous fiscal, JK Lakshmi Cement said in a BSE filing.

Total income during the quarter under review stood at Rs 930.57 crore as against Rs 837.21 crore in the year-ago period, up 11.15 per cent.



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