Hindcon Chemicals reports mixed financial results for March quarter amidst strong profit growth


Hindcon Chemicals Ltd., a prominent player in the construction chemicals sector, disclosed its financial results for the quarter ending March 2024, witnessing a sharp decrease in sales but a notable improvement in profitability. The company’s sales dropped to Rs. 143.42 million, down 25.50% from Rs. 192.52 million in the same quarter the previous year. Despite this downturn, Hindcon reported a robust increase in net profit, which rose by 33.09% to Rs. 17.98 million compared to Rs. 13.51 million during the same period last year.

The company’s operating profit (PBIDT) saw a healthy increase, totaling Rs. 24.43 million for the quarter, up from Rs. 19.19 million in the previous year, marking a 27.31% rise. This growth is attributed to improved operational efficiencies and a significant rise in other income, which surged 174.57% to Rs. 6.37 million. The profit before tax (PBT) also rose by 24.70%, indicating a solid financial footing despite the sales dip.

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Looking at the year-to-date figures, Hindcon’s sales stood at Rs. 616.70 million, reflecting a decrease of 24.47% from the previous year. However, similar to the quarterly performance, the company’s profit after tax (PAT) improved by 48.09% year-over-year, reaching Rs. 63.84 million. This increase highlights Hindcon’s ability to maintain profitability through strategic financial management and cost control measures.

Explore Hindcon Chemicals March quarterly financial performance, revealing a dip in sales but significant profit growth.

Explore Hindcon Chemicals March quarterly financial performance, revealing a dip in sales but significant profit growth.

Hindcon Chemicals has expanded its product portfolio significantly, offering a variety of environmentally friendly solutions including waterproofing compounds, sealants, and adhesives. Products like Hind Crete Plus WPM and Hind Sealant PS not only meet high environmental standards but also cater to the growing demand for sustainable building materials. The company’s commitment to innovation and quality has been pivotal in maintaining its competitive edge in the market.

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Founded in 1998, with roots stretching back to 1947, Hindcon Chemicals has built a reputation for reliability and product excellence. Operating from the Jalan Industrial Complex, the company boasts a substantial production capacity and a deep-seated knowledge base accumulated over more than six decades in the chemical industry.

The financial trajectory of Hindcon Chemicals in the March quarter of 2024 exemplifies the challenges and opportunities within the construction chemicals market. While the sales decrease reflects broader market conditions, the significant profit gains underscore the company’s resilience and strategic adaptability. Moving forward, Hindcon’s focus on expanding its eco-friendly product range and enhancing operational efficiencies is likely to support its growth amidst fluctuating market dynamics.

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