Jindal Stainless Q4 net profit at Rs 161 crore

New Delhi: Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL) today reported Rs 161.12 crore net profit for the March quarter of the last fiscal. It had clocked a net loss of Rs 171 crore during the January-March quarter of the previous fiscal, 2015-16, JSL said in a filing to the BSE.

The company's total income rose by 23.75 per cent to Rs 2,481.41 crore during the fourth quarter of 2016-17 as against Rs 2,005.11 crore in the year-ago period. The total expenses of the company rose to Rs 2,267.03 crore in the period under review as against Rs 2,199.86 crore in the year-ago period.

For the entire 2016-17, the company posted a profit of Rs 81.57 crore on a consolidated basis. It had posted a net loss of Rs 556.79 crore for 2015-16 fiscal. The JSL stock closed 1.09 per cent up at Rs 78.65 on BSE.