Page Industries profits driven by cost management, stock gains over 7%

Investors cheered the stellar June 2018 quarter (Q1) numbers of Page Industries on Thursday, with the stock rising over seven per cent to close at Rs 32,391 after hitting an all-time high of Rs 32,750.  Though the company’s revenue of Rs 8.2 billion (17.1 per cent up year-on-year) was tad below the Street’s expectations of Rs 8.3 billion (as per Bloomberg consensus), its reported net profit of Rs 1.24 billion (up 45.9 per cent year-on-year) was well above the estimations of around Rs 1.14 billion.  Improved profitability, led by better cost management, drove t.....

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