NTPC profit up 12%
The company’s board has announced a final dividend of Rs 3 per share for 2021-22. This is in addition to the interim dividend of Rs 4 per share paid in February.
NTPC today declared its quarterly results (Quarterly Results) have been issued. According to the company, its quarterly profit as compared to last year (q4 net profit) has increased by 12 per cent to Rs 5,199 crore. The company’s profit in the same quarter last year was Rs 4649 crore. The company said that the increase in profit has been registered due to increase in earnings. Along with this, the company’s board has announced a final dividend of Rs 3 per share for 2021-22. This is in addition to the interim dividend of Rs 4 per share paid in February. There itself NTPC ,NTPC) during 2021-22, the average electricity rate has been Rs 3.98 per unit as against Rs 3.77 per unit in 2020-21.
What was the increase in income
According to the results, the income from business of the company has increased by 23.12 percent to Rs 37,085 crore. Which was Rs 30,103 crore in the same quarter last year. The EBITDA of the company has been at the level of Rs 11426 crore, which was at the level of Rs 7773 crore a year ago. Margins have increased from 26 per cent to 31 per cent. At the same time, the total income of the company has increased from Rs 1,15,547 crore to Rs 1,34,994 crore for the full year. The electricity generated by the company has increased to 79.92 billion units from 77.63 billion units in the March quarter. At the same time, electricity generation for the whole year has increased to 299.18 billion units from 270.9 billion units in the previous financial year.
Increased supply of coal to power plants
During the March quarter, the supply of coal to the power plants has seen an increase and it has increased to 52.28 MMT from 45.68 MMT as compared to the corresponding quarter last year. At the same time, the supply of coal in the last financial year has been 195.63 MMT, which was 170.24 MMT in 2020-21. Along with this, there has also been an increase in the supply of imported coal to the company’s plants. And in the March quarter, it has increased from 0.31 MMT last year to 1.07 MMT. In the entire financial year, 2.47 MMT of imported coal was supplied, while in 2020-21 this figure was less than one MMT. The effect of increasing demand due to premature heat in March has been read on the demand for coal. The plant load factor of the company’s coal-based power plant has come down in the March quarter and has come down to 76.07 percent from 77.12 percent last year. However, the plant load factor for the full year has increased from 66 per cent to 70.74 per cent.