IMFA reports steady numbers for Q2 FY19

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Bhubaneswar: Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA), India’s leading fully integrated producer of ferro chrome today announced Q2 & H1 FY19 results for the period ended September 30th, 2018.

Highlights of Q2 FY19 vs Q2 FY18
 Revenue of Rs 394.77 crores vs Rs 416.03 crores
 Exports of Rs 347.99 crores vs Rs 344.94 crores
 Net Profit of Rs 21.49 crores vs Rs 7.37 crores
Highlights of H1 FY19 vs H1 FY18
 Revenue of Rs 807.30 crores vs Rs 842.34 crores
 Exports of Rs 725.96 crores vs Rs 721.78 crores
 Net Profit of Rs 50.23 crores vs Rs 107.29 crores
Operational Highlights of Q2FY19 vs Q2 FY18
 Production of 47,021 tonnes vs 58,413 tonnes
 Sales of 49,430 tonnes vs 65,013 tonnes
 Power generation of 223 MU vs 254 MU

Commenting on the developments Mr Subhrakant Panda, Managing Director & CEO said: “Despite higher realisation for ferro chrome during the quarter, our performance was affected by lower output and higher costs. Moreover, ‘mark to market’ (MTM) provisioning on account of the recent Rupee depreciation also impacted the bottomline. However, stable demand and long term price trends augur well though quarter on quarter volatility may persist.”
Mr Jayant Misra, Director (Corporate) & COO added: “The 48 MVA furnace at Therubali has been restarted after relining & shell replacement although we have had to lower the budgeted output for the year. The Ferro Chrome industry is evenly poised right now and, as a large exporter, we will benefit from the currency movement.”

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