Bharti Infratel Q4 profit falls 17% to Rs597 crore, misses estimates

Bharti Infratel posted consolidated net profit of Rs597 crore in the quarter ended 31 March, compared with Rs718 crore a year earlier


Consolidated expenses of Bharti Infratel rose about 8.5% to Rs11.33 billion in the March quarter. Photo: Mint
Consolidated expenses of Bharti Infratel rose about 8.5% to Rs11.33 billion in the March quarter. Photo: Mint

Mumbai: Indian telecom tower firm Bharti Infratel Ltd posted a 17% drop in consolidated net profit for the March quarter, missing analysts’ estimate, hurt by higher expenses.

Consolidated net profit came in at Rs597 crore ($92.83 million) in the quarter ended 31 March, compared with Rs718 crore a year earlier, the company said in a statement on Monday.

Analysts on average had expected a consolidated net profit of Rs6.99 billion, according to Thomson Reuters data.

Consolidated expenses rose about 8.5% to Rs11.33 billion. Reuters

More From Livemint