ITC Ltd has reported a consolidated internet revenue of Rs 3,587.20 crore for the third quarter ended December 2020. The firm had posted a internet revenue of Rs 4,047.87 crore in the course of the October-December interval of the earlier fiscal, ITC stated in a regulatory submitting.
The board of the corporate has additionally really useful an interim dividend of Rs 5 per share for FY 2020-21.
Its income from operations was at Rs 14,124.48 crore in the course of the quarter underneath overview. It was Rs 13,307.54 crore within the corresponding interval of the earlier fiscal.
“The operating environment remained challenging even as economic activity picked up pace progressively during the quarter with the easing of restrictions and increased mobility. High frequency lead economic indicators pointed to green shoots of recovery in aggregate demand and supply, leading to upward revisions in GDP growth estimates for FY 2020-21,” it stated.
Meanwhile, ITC stated its outcomes for the quarter will not be akin to the year-ago interval because it additionally contains the income of Sunrise Foods, which it had acquired on July 27, 2020.
“Accordingly, the results of the quarter and nine months ended 31.12.2020 are not comparable with previous periods,” it stated. The agency’s complete bills had been at Rs 9,765.56 crore in Q3 FY 2020-21.
During the quarter, income from ITC’s complete FMCG enterprise was Rs 9,843.78 crore. It was Rs 9,265.31 crore within the year-ago interval.
Revenue from its cigarettes enterprise got here in at Rs 6,091.17 crore, in comparison with Rs 5,944.86 crore earlier.
“Volumes and revenue witnessed strong sequential recovery led mainly by metros and large town markets on the back of progressive easing of restrictions and enhanced mobility. On a y-o-y basis, Net Revenue was lower by 7.6 per cent compared to 14.4 per cent y-o-y in Q2,” the corporate stated.
FMCG Others – section income stood at Rs 3,752.61 crore. It was Rs 3,320.45 crore within the corresponding interval final fiscal.
“FMCG-Others Segment sustains double-digit income progress regardless of demand moderation in sure classes with shoppers broadening their buy assortment and decrease ‘at-home’ consumption on the again of elevated mobility,” it stated.
The FMCG-Others section of ITC consists of branded packaged meals like staples, snacks, meals, dairy and drinks, confections, attire, schooling and stationery merchandise, private care merchandise, security matches and incense sticks.
Revenue from its inns enterprise was at Rs 248.87 crore. It was Rs 574.26 crore in the identical quarter final fiscal.
“Segment Revenue witnessed progressive recovery with improvement in Room and F&B business. Turned EBITDA positive in December’20 and break-even for the quarter,” stated ITC.
Its agri enterprise income stood at Rs 2,694.27 crore in the course of the October-December quarter. It was Rs 2,258.87 crore within the corresponding quarter a yr in the past.
“Robust growth of 18.5 per cent in Segment Revenue driven by higher wheat supplies for Aashirvaad atta and trading opportunities in rice, soya and wheat exports,” stated ITC.
Paperboards, paper and packaging vertical reported a income of Rs 1,477.53 crore. It was Rs 1,555.36 crore in the identical interval final yr.
“Paperboards and Specialty Papers business recorded strong recovery in volumes with exports continuing to grow at a rapid pace. Softer realisations weighed on revenue growth,” stated ITC.
Revenue from others section was at Rs 616.12 crore.
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