The shares of the company hit a 52-week high, were seen trading at Rs 1698, higher by 1.74% on BSE after touching an intra-day high of Rs 1701 at 11.30 am IST.
The company posted net profit of Rs 13328 crore for the quarter ended September 30,2012, registering 17% growth year-on-year.
International sales during this quarter constituted 21% of the total revenue. L&T order inflow rose by 30% y-o-y to Rs 20967 crore.
L&T's recurring profit after tax (PAT) rose 15% to Rs 915 crore on 17% growth in gross revenue to Rs 13328 crore in Q2 September 2012 over Q2 September 2011.
After considering certain exceptional and extra-ordinary items of income, the overall PAT jumped 42% to Rs 1137 crore in Q2 September 2012.