Reduction in PTCL Profit

According to the analysis, it has been noticed that Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) faces a huge depreciation in its profit this year as compared to previous years. It has been found that the profit earned by the company in the quarter ended on September 30, 2008 was Rs 3.178 billion whereas the profit earned this year by the company in the corresponding quarter has been declined to Rs 2.568. This declination is quite big.

According to the declaration done by the board of directors of the company, the company’s share has gone Rs 0.50 in the review period whereas in the same period of the previous year, the cost was Rs 0.62 per share.


As given in the financial results, the company’s revenue was Rs 16.610 billion in the previous year as compared to this year’s revenue which is recorded as Rs 14.472 billion in this quarter. The services’ cost is declined to 9.380 billion against previous year’s cost of Rs 9.453 billion. It has been calculated that in the first quarter of FY10, the profit before tax reduction stood Rs 3.952 billion which was Rs 4.889 billion in the same quarter of FY09. It is also noticed that the company’s administrator and general expenses get reduced to Rs 1.679 billion which was Rs 2.219 in the same period of last year.

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