MRF March quarter PAT up 5% at Rs68.69 cr

MRF March quarter PAT up 5% at Rs68.69 cr
PTI
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First Published: Mon, Apr 13 2009. 03 18 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Apr 13 2009. 03 18 PM IST
Mumbai: Tyre manufacturer MRF Ltd today reported a 4.68% growth in profit after tax (PAT) at Rs68.69 crore for the second quarter ended 31 March 2009.
The firm had a PAT of Rs65.62 crore in the March quarter of FY’08, MRF said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
The total income rose 15.72% to Rs1,405.82 crore for the quarter ending March 2009, from Rs1,214.83 crore in the corresponding period a year ago.
For the six months ended 31 March 2009, MRF reported a 7.41% decline in PAT at Rs30.39 crore. It had a PAT of Rs117.37 crore in the year-ago period.
The total income in the six-months period ending March 2009 rose 16.34% to Rs2,757.79 crore.
The figures for the quarter and six months ended are unaudited, the company said.
Shares of MRF were trading at Rs2,290, up 11.84% in the late afternoon trade on the BSE.
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