L&T expects new orders of $3.7 billion to $4.7 billion in March quarter

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 24, 2013 09:50 hrs

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) expects to win orders worth 200 billion rupees to 250 billion rupees in the January-March quarter, an executive said on Thursday.

The construction and engineering company expects to stay within its guidance of 15-20 percent growth in its order book to 800 billion rupees to 840 billion rupees for the fiscal year ending in March, from a year earlier, its chief financial officer, R Shankar Raman, said.

L&T reported a 13 percent rise in net profit to 11.22 billion rupees for the third quarter, compared with 9.92 billion rupees a year earlier. Sales rose 10 percent to 154.29 billion rupees.

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