Crompton Greaves Shares Crash 28.5 Per cent On Q3 Loss

Mumbai, Feb 3 (PTI) Shares of engineering conglomerate Crompton Greaves today fell sharply by 28.5 per cent after the company reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 107.03 crore in the quarter ended December 31.

Crompton Greaves Shares Crash 28.5 Per cent On Q3 Loss

The stock after making a weak opening further crashed by 28.45 per cent to Rs 119.55 -- its 52-week low -- on BSE.

At NSE, shares of the company slumped 28.52 per cent to hit its one-year low of Rs 119.55. The group had posted a net profit of Rs 274.29 crore in the corresponding quarter last fiscal, the company said is BSE filing.

Total income fell to Rs 2,087.52 crore in the October- December quarter of 2015-16, from Rs 2,436.42 crore in the corresponding period last fiscal, the company had said in a filing to BSE yesterday.

In a separate filing, the Avantha group company said that K N Neelkant will take over as the CEO and MD of the company with effect from February 3 as Laurent Demortier will step down from the post.

The company further said Madhav Acharya will join as member of its board as Executive Director Finance in addition to being CFO of the company, from April 1, 2016.

CG is a USD 2-billion engineering conglomerate with a portfolio of products, solutions and services ranging from high-end power and industrial equipments and solutions, to consumer products and home appliances.


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Story first published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 12:55 [IST]
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