State-owned engineering firm BHEL posted a 25.30 per cent jump in net profit at Rs 191.95 crore for the December quarter mainly due to higher revenues.
The company's net profit in the third quarter last fiscal stood at Rs 153.19 crore, it said in a statement.
According to the statement, the board has declared and approved payment of interim dividend at the rate of 40 per cent (Rs 0.80 per share) on the paid up share capital of the company for FY 2018-19. Interim dividend shall be paid/ dispatched on February 21, 2019.
The company's total income rose to Rs 7,115.73 crore in the third quarter of this fiscal from Rs 6494.44 crore a year ago.
In April-December, the company's net profit rose to Rs 532.69 crore, compared to Rs 349.43 crore in the same period last fiscal. The company's net profit was Rs 806.60 crore in 2017-18.
The company said there was a significant increase in the total outstanding order book by 14 per cent at more than Rs 1,16,700 crore, which is the highest at the beginning of the last seven calendar years. The company has maintained 100 per cent market share in the thermal utility segment in the last two years.
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