Ashok Leyland posts Q1 results of FY ‘24

The Revenue of the company has increased 13% and Truck Market Share stands at 31.7%

Ashok Leyland posts Q1 results of FY ‘24

Chennai- Ashok Leyland Limited., a subsidiary of the Hinduja Group, has released the Q1 results of the financial year 2023-24. The company has reported more than eight time jump in YoY quarter profits where Net Profits for the quarter stood at Rs. 576 Cr as against Rs. 68 Cr in same period last year. Revenue for the quarter stood at Rs. 8,189 Cr as against Rs. 7223 Cr in Ql FY'23. In the same period Ashok Leyland's domestic MHCV volume grew by 7% and market share grew from 30.0% to 31.2%. The MHCV truck market share was at 31.7% for Q1FY24 as against 31.1% in the same period last year.

The Company's domestic LCV volume in Ql FY'24 was 14821 units, 3% higher than Q1 of last year (14384 units).

EBITDA stands at 10.0% for Q1 FY24 (Rs. 821 Cr) as against 4.4% (Rs. 320 Cr) in Ql of previous year. Net Debt to Equity stood at 0.2 times at end of Q1 'FY24.

The Company continued to see strong demand for the modular AVTR range of trucks and mentions that the LCV segment’s volumes has grown through the Bada Dost range. The Power Solutions and Aftermarket businesses continued to contribute strongly to the top line of the Company.

Tax expense for the quarter was lower as it considers a one-time deferred tax credit of 172 Crore on account of expected transition to lower tax regime in the following financial year.

Mr. Dheeraj Hinduja, Executive Chairman, Ashok Leyland, said "With the industry maintaining the growth in Q1 FY'24, we have been able to post excellent results with focused market performance while reining in costs. We are pleased that we have continued to grow our market share in Q1. We are concurrently intensifying our efforts in international expansion. Through our Electric Vehicle subsidiary, Switch Mobility, we are actively moving towards net zero carbon mobility. The EV market is growing gradually, and we are geared to participating in this growth with a clear road map.”

Mr. Sheenu Agarwal, MD & CEO, Ashok Leyland, added, "With expansion in revenues and efficient cost management we have seen our bottom line improving substantially. While we continue to expand our market penetration on the back of efficient products and expanding the network, we shall remain acutely focused on achieving and sustaining double-digit profitability. This is important for us as we focus on improving our resilience and investing in technologies of the future.”

Recently in the start of the week, the company bagged a defence order worth INR 800 Cr. from the Indian Army for the supply of Field Artillery Tractor (FAT 4x4) and the Gun Towing Vehicle (GTV 6x6).