Oil India's net profit declines by 33% on weak segment performance
Oil India reported weak June quarter ended 2016 (Q1FY17) performance led by decline in crude oil, natural gas and liquified petroleum gas (LPG) segment.
Asia's oldest and biggest pioneer oil exploration and production company - Oil India reported weak June quarter ended 2016 (Q1FY17) performance led by decline in crude oil, natural gas and liquified petroleum gas (LPG) segment.
The state-owned reported net profit of Rs 494.41 crore, registering decline of 33.47% from Rs 743.21 crore in the corresponding period of the previous year.
While its total income from operation was at Rs 2221.19 crore, decreasing by 22.94% versus Rs 2882.64 crore a year ago same period.
It's operating profit (EBITDA- earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortization) of Rs 862.89 crore also followed the negative sentiments, declining by 29.34% year-on-year (yoy). The company's operating profit margin (OPM) stood at 38.84%, contracting by 352 basis points yoy.
On segment wise revenue break-up, the crude oil segment declined by 26.87% yoy to Rs 1605.35 crore, while natural gas segment stood at Rs 451.11 crore, down by 16.69% yoy and LPG segment at Rs 22.21 crore, down by 31.70%.
Oil India only saw growth in pipeline transportation segment which was at Rs 97.57 crore in Q1FY17, witnessing rise of 19.35% yoy.
This Q1FY17 performance was in compliance with Indian Accounting Standards (Ind-AS).
Shares of Oil India closed at Rs 389.25, up by 0.93%.