August 29, 2019 (MLN): Engro Powergen Qadirpur Limited has reported earnings of Rs.1.8 billion (EPS: Rs.5.77) for the half year ended June 30, 2019, which is 17% higher when compared with the earnings of same period in previous year.
The increase in earnings has come mainly from decline in administrative expenses by 45% and the cut in finance cost by 34%. In addition, higher taxation has affected the earnings during the period.
Besides, the company announced an interim cash dividend for the half year ended June 30, 2019 at Rs.1.5 per share i.e. 15%.
|Profit and loss account for the half year ended June 30, 2019 (Rupees’000)|
|June, 2019||June, 2018||% Change|
|Cost of sales||-5,164,271||-4,227,258||22.17%|
|Profit from operations||1,942,071||1,699,233||14.29%|
|Profit before taxation||1,870,049||1,589,824||17.63%|
|Profit for the period||1,867,387||1,589,634||17.47%|
|Earnings per share – basic and diluted||5.77||4.91||17.52%|
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