Spicejet Q3 profit jumps 160% to Rs 110 crore; stock soars 10%

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On February 24, Spicejet announced a 160 percent increase in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December 2022.Its net profit in the previous year was Rs 42 crore.

Following the announcement of the results, the stock increased by 10%. At 2:45 p.m., the stock was quoted at Rs 38.80, up 9.6 percent.

Revenue from operations increased by 2.4 percent to Rs 2,316.8 crore from Rs 2,262.6 crore the previous year. The company reported a loss of Rs 833 crore on revenue of Rs 1,954 crore in the second quarter of FY23.

“We exceeded our operational targets and continued with our unmatched performance, clocking the highest load factor for every single month in 2022.” “The profits have been driven by a strong performance in both our passenger and cargo businesses,” Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet, said.

“There are renewed signs of recovery and some positive developments and restructuring initiatives in the immediate offing that would significantly strengthen and deleverage SpiceJet’s balance sheet,” he added.


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