IOC Q1 profit jumps 25% to Rs 8,269 cr, to issue bonus shares

State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) today reported a 25 per cent jump in first quarter net profit, as it also declared a 1:1 bonus share.

PTI| Updated: Aug 29, 2016, 18:08 PM IST
IOC Q1 profit jumps 25% to Rs 8,269 cr, to issue bonus shares

New Delhi: State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) today reported a 25 per cent jump in first quarter net profit, as it also declared a 1:1 bonus share.

Net profit of Rs 8,268.98 crore, or Rs 34.90 a share, in April-June was 25.46 percent higher than Rs 6,590.83 crore, or Rs 27.81 per share, net profit in the same period a year ago, the company said in a regulatory filing.

The company earned USD 9.98 on turning every barrel of crude oil into fuel in April-June as compared to a gross refining margin of USD 10.77 per barrel.

IOC said all of its Rs 1,331.69 crore revenue loss on sale of PDS kerosene during the quarter was reimbursed by the government.

Drop in oil price meant its revenue fell from Rs 1,14,200.24 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 to Rs 1,07,670.95 crore in first quarter of current fiscal.

The Board of Directors of IOC approved a bonus shares in the ratio of 1:1 -- one equity bonus share of Rs 10 each for every One existing equity share of Rs 10 each fully paid up subject to the approval of the shareholders.