Castrol India reports net profits in Q4

Focused investments and prudent cost actions helped the company grow its bottomline

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 08 Feb 2022 Views icon16830 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Castrol India, which makes lubricant brands such as Castrol CRB and Castrol GTX  reported a net profit of Rs 189 crore during the  fourth quarter ending December 2021. Its net profit was Rs 188 crore  in the year-earlier period. The company follows the calendar year of January-December for auditing purposes. 

The company’s revenues for its Q4 for this calendar (October-December) increased by 17 percent to Rs 1,091 crore. Furthermore, on the full year basis (January-December), it jumped by 40 percent to Rs 4,192 crore in comparison to corresponding period previous year. Also, net profits rose to Rs 758 crore as compared to Rs 583 crore during the year-earlier period.  

The company in  a statement said that it achieved the growth amidst a very challenging environment marked by an unprecedented spike in input costs and supply chain distributions on account of the pandemic. 

Sandeep Sangwan, Managing Director, Castrol India said, "Despite an adverse environment with rising input costs and softer market demand, we also grew our bottom line through focused investments and prudent cost actions."

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