Arif Habib Ltd shows remarkable recovery as its profit amounts to Rs71.2 million

January 28, 2019 (MLN): Arif Habib Limited (AHL) has reported a profit of Rs 71.2 million for the six months ended December 2018, showing a remarkable recovery after incurring losses in the same period last year on account of significant decline in company’s unrealized loss in re-measurement of investments.

On the whole, the company’s expenses rose fairly. While non-core income and capital gains declined but the company managed to make profits due to 51% decline in unrealized loss in re-measurement of investments

The company reported its Earnings per share at Rs.1, for the half year ended December 31, 2018.

 

Profit and Loss account for the half year ended December 2018 (Rupees)

 

31-Dec-18

31-Dec-17

% change

Operating revenue

 254,883,926

 291,387,960

-13%

Capital gain on sale of short term investments

 110,881,820

 111,931,561

-1%

Unrealized gain on re-measurement of investment property

 241,698,360

 344,580,000

-30%

Unrealized loss on re-measurement of investments

 (314,139,218)

 (639,472,756)

-51%

 

 293,324,888

 108,426,765

171%

Administrative and operating expenses

 (167,373,791)

 (145,997,139)

15%

Finance costs

 (72,736,689)

 (89,981,959)

-19%

Other operating income

 51,254,410

 91,875,895

-44%

Profit / (loss) before taxation

 104,468,818

 (35,676,438)

 

Taxation

 (33,244,420)

 (28,316,230)

17%

Profit / (loss) after taxation

 71.224.397

 (63,992,668)

 

Basic and diluted earnings / (loss) per share (Rs. per share)

 1

 (1)

 

 

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Posted on: 2019-01-28T10:52:00+05:00

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