SAIL’s performance on the production front recorded highest ever quarterly crude steel production of around 4 MT in Q4 FY18
GN Bureau | June 1, 2018
SAIL has recorded a net profit of Rs 816 crore in the fourth quarter of the 2017-18 FY. This comes after making a provision of Rs 582 crore towards enhanced gratuity recently approved by the centre.
All the five integrated steel plants of the company have also recorded individual profits in the fourth quarter of FY18. SAIL management’s sustained efforts for process integration starting from production till reaching the customers, the intensive marketing efforts along with ramping up of production and stabilization of new mills are all yielding results and a novel end-to-end approach with its new product offerings is helping the Company achieve a stronger position.
Company’s net turnover in Q4 FY18 of Rs 16,811 crore saw an increase of 34 percent over the corresponding period of the last yeat (CPLY). The Q4 FY18 Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) at Rs 2,624 crore, a humongous growth over Q4 FY17, is highest in the last twenty-seven quarters. The EBITDA per tonne of sales for Q4 FY 18 is Rs 7020. The total sales volume in Q4 FY18 was 3.738 million tonnes (MT) which increased by 8.4 percent over CPLY.
SAIL’s performance on the production front recorded highest ever quarterly crude steel production of around 4.0 MT in Q4 FY18 with a growth of 6 percent over CPLY.
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