Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) saw a jump in Q4FY18 gross margin which helped neutralise the wage revision impact. However, adjusting for forex loss/gain in FY17/FY18, EBIDTA growth at 3% was in line with revenue, implying flattish margin at ~5% levels. The company sustained the sharp drop in slow-moving orders, which now account for only 17% of order book vs 40% last year and 21% in Q3FY18.
New Delhi: State-owned power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd’s (BHEL) net profit more than doubled to Rs457.12 crore for the March 2018 quarter on higher revenues, compared to a profit of Rs215.55 crore a year ago.
The company’s total income edged down to Rs10,341.58 crore in the fourth quarter from Rs10,476.28 crore last year, BHEL said. The turnover (sales) for the quarter was Rs9,833 crore as against Rs9,479 crore in the last year.
The government, which has made little progress in carrying out strategic sales of the 40 central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) including Air India from four earlier lists given by NITI Aayog, has received a fresh list of 11 CPSEs for privatisation from the official think tank. Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL), Hindustan Copper (HCL), the ailing MTNL, Telecommunications Consultants India (TCIL) and Mecon topped the new array of companies that could be put up for sale, according to NITI Aayog.
New Delhi: State-run power equipment maker BHEL on Friday entered into a technology transfer agreement with Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) for the manufacturing of space-grade lithium-ion cells of various capacities.
BHEL will utilise technology developed by Isro at its Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), a BHEL statement said.
State-run power equipment maker Bhel today said it has commissioned first unit of 110 MW of the Kishanganga hydro-electric project (HEP) of NHPC in Jammu and Kashmir. Located on the river Kishanganga, a tributary of the Jhelum in Bandipora district, all the three units of the 340 MW project will generate 1,350 million units (MU) of clean electricity annually, a Bhel statement said.
State-owned power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on Friday said it has won Rs 117-billion order for setting up a 3x800 Mw thermal power plant in Jharkhand.
"The order for setting up the 3x800 MW Patratu Super Thermal Power Station Expansion, Phase-I (3x 800 MW) has been placed on BHEL by Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (PVUNL - a subsidiary of NTPC Ltd in joint venture with Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Ltd)," BHEL said in a BSE filing.
Power equipment maker BHEL has bagged an order worth Rs 560 crore for supply and installation of the flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) system from NTPC for 2×490 MW National Capital Power Station (NCPS) at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh. The order has been secured by BHEL against stiff competition from Indian and multinational companies, a BHEL statement said. The notification calls for installation of equipment to control various harmful emissions, both in existing as well as new thermal power plants.
After dismal order flows of less than Rs2,000 crore each in the first two quarters of the current fiscal year, the country’s largest public sector power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel), sprung a pleasant surprise with order flows of about Rs12,000 crore in the December quarter. Even better, it matched analysts’ revenue and profit expectations.
Bharat Heavy Electricals’ (BHEL) order win of the Udangudi thermal power project vindicates our view of translation of L1 position into order inflow by March 2018. We had highlighted in our recent company update titled ‘Steady against all odds; pace of recovery key’, translation of L1 position in 4 projects into actual order inflow (including Udangudi) by March 2018. BHEL has bagged the Rs 73 billion EPC order from TANGEDCO for setting up the 2×660 mw Udangudi thermal power plant.
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