Coal India on Thursday reported a whopping 362% increase in its consolidated net profit at 6,024 crore the quarter ended March 2019. It was 1,303 crore in the year-ago period.

The consensus forecast for the consolidated net profit was 5,063 crore.

The consolidated revenue from operations rose 7.5% to 28,546 crore as against 26,548 crore in March 2018.

The PAT for the fiscal 2018-19 was 17,462 crore, 148% higher than 7,038 crore, the figure for the corresponding period of the previous fiscal.

On Thursday, the company's stocks on BSE closed 0.76% higher at 252.90 apiece.