NTPC Financial result: PAT goes down by Rs 1637.08 crore in FY’20

New Delhi: The country’s largest power generator- NTPC Limited, with a group installed capacity of 62,110 MW, declared the financial results for FY’2019-20 along with the unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter (Q4) of FY’2019-20 on Saturday. For FY’2019-20, the total income of NTPC crossed the one lakh crore mark and was Rs 100,478.41 crore as against Rs 92,179.56 crore in FY’2018-19, registering growth of 9 percent. For Q4 of FY2019-20, total income was Rs 28,278.75 crore as against Rs 22,545.61 crore in Q4 FY2018-19, registering an increase of 25.43 percent. Profit before tax was Rs 14,465.92 crore in FY'2019-20 as against Rs 12,672.52 crore in FY’2018-19 registering an increase of 14.15 percent.  For Q4 FY’2019-20, PBT was Rs 4,383.77 crore, as against Rs 3,537.17 crore in Q4 FY19 registering an increase of 23.93 percent.

Profit after tax (PAT) was Rs 10,112.81 crore in FY20 as against Rs 11,749.89 crore in FY2018-19.

In the financial year 2019-20 (FY’2019-20), NTPC has recorded the highest ever commercial capacity addition of 8,260 MW which includes the acquisition of 2,970 MW capacity of THDC Limited and NEEPCO. The gross generation of NTPC group for FY’2019-20 was 290.19 billion units as against 305.90 billion units during the previous year. In addition, the gross generation of THDC Limited and NEEPCO was 10.91 billion units. On a standalone basis, the gross generation of NTPC for FY’2019-20 was 259.62 billion units as against 274.45 billion units in the previous year. The coal stations have achieved a plant load factor of 68.20 percent as against a national average of 55.89 percent with an availability factor of 89.67 percent.

The board of directors of NTPC Limited have recommended a final dividend at the rate 26.5 percent of paid-up share capital i.e. Rs 2.65 per equity share of the face value of Rs 10/- each for FY’2019-20, subject to the approval of shareholders in the annual general meeting (AGM). The company had paid an interim dividend at the rate 5 percent of paid-up share capital i.e. Rs 0.50 per equity share in March 2020. This is the 27th consecutive year of dividend payment by the company.

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