Hydro-power company NHPC’s revenues rose by 40% to Rs 1,431 crore during the June quarter (Q1), but this growth was chiefly due to prior-period revenues. Finalisation of tariff for earlier years led to Rs 275 crore being added to revenues in this quarter. Excluding that, growth would have been a more sedate 13.7%.
Great Eastern Shipping Co.’s operations in the June 2011 quarter (Q1) were affected by a slump in the global shipping market. Margins suffered as revenues grew at a lower rate than costs did.
Net profit (after minority interests) fell by 5.4%, despite higher other income and lower interest costs, which were offset by depreciation and a higher tax incidence.
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Engineering company Thermax reported its June quarter results on Friday. Its results, which was for the first quarter of fiscal 2011-12, were better than expectations. Its share price rose by 2%, while the market was up by 1.6%.