Software service provider Hexaware Technologies Ltd said its consolidated net profit inched marginally to Rs42 crore for the third quarter ended September 2010 compared with Rs41.3 crore for the same quarter last year.
During the September 2010 quarter, its revenues increased to Rs281.7 crore from Rs263.2 crore.
On a standalone basis, the company's net profit for the September 2010 quarter rose to Rs41.5 crore from Rs36.6 crore in the year-ago quarter. Its revenues declined to Rs112.4 crore from Rs128.1 crore in the same quarter last year.
Hexaware added 13 new clients in July-September quarter, the company said in a statement.
On Thursday, Hexaware Technologies shares ended 0.8% up at Rs86 on the Bombay Stock Exchange, while the benchmark Sensex closed 0.3% down at 19,941 points.
State-run Hindustan Copper Ltd (HCL) reported a nearly four-fold jump in its second quarter net profit to Rs56.2 crore from Rs15.1 crore a year ago, mainly on account of higher prices and sales volumes.
The company, which is gearing up for a share sale in December said its net sales rose 31% to Rs324.4 crore in second quarter of the current financial year compared to Rs247.3 crore in the same period last fiscal.
On Thursday, HCL shares ended 0.7% up at Rs441 on the BSE, while the benchmark Sensex closed 0.3% down at 19,941 points.
Gujarat State Petronet Ltd (GSPL) reported a 16.8% fall in its net profit for the second quarter ended September 2010, to Rs91.5 crore.
The company had reported net profit of Rs110.1 crore in July-September quarter last year, GSPL said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
The net sales of the company also fell to Rs253 crore from Rs254.8 crore in the year-ago period, the filing added.
On Thursday, GSPL shares declined 4.5% to Rs112 on the BSE, while the benchmark Sensex closed 0.3% down at 19,941 points.