KDDL Ltd. said its normalized net income for the fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31 was a loss of 1.90 Indian rupees per share, compared with 3.04 rupees per share in the year-earlier period.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was a loss of 19.2 million rupees, compared with income of 27.8 million rupees in the prior-year period.
The normalized profit margin declined to negative 1.7% from 2.5% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue totaled 1.13 billion rupees, compared with 1.13 billion rupees in the prior-year period, and total operating expenses increased 5.2% year over year to 1.11 billion rupees from 1.06 billion rupees.
Reported net income came to a loss of 30.9 million rupees, or a loss of 3.06 rupees per share, compared to income of 23.2 million rupees, or 2.54 rupees per share, in the year-earlier period.
For the year, the company's normalized net income totaled 4.54 rupees per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus normalized EPS estimate of 9.10 rupees.
EPS declined 53.4% from 9.73 rupees in the prior year.
Normalized net income was 43.6 million rupees, a decrease of 50.6% from 88.1 million rupees in the prior year.
Full-year total revenue grew 9.3% from the prior-year period to 4.50 billion rupees from 4.11 billion rupees, and total operating expenses rose 12.2% year over year to 4.30 billion rupees from 3.84 billion rupees.
The company said reported net income decreased 38.6% on an annual basis to 53.1 million rupees, or 5.53 rupees per share, in the full year, from 86.4 million rupees, or 9.54 rupees per share.
As of Aug. 22, US$1 was equivalent to 67.18 Indian rupees.