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Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

BSE: 500510 Sector: Engineering
NSE: LT ISIN Code: INE018A01030
BSE LIVE 15:52 | 17 Nov 1221.25 3.70
(0.30%)
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1229.00

HIGH

1239.50

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1215.00

NSE 15:55 | 17 Nov 1222.80 3.50
(0.29%)
OPEN

1230.00

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1239.45

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OPEN 1229.00
PREVIOUS CLOSE 1217.55
VOLUME 250337
52-Week high 1274.00
52-Week low 868.00
P/E 39.74
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 171,042
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 1221.25
Sell Qty 465.00
OPEN 1229.00
CLOSE 1217.55
VOLUME 250337
52-Week high 1274.00
52-Week low 868.00
P/E 39.74
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 171,042
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 1221.25
Sell Qty 465.00

Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (LT) - Company History

Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) is a technology engineering construction and manufacturing company. The company is one of the largest and most respected companies in India's private sector. The company operates in three segments Engineering & Construction Segment Electrical & Electronics segment Machinery & Industrial Products and others. The company's Engineering Construction & Contracts Division (ECCD) undertakes engineering design and construction of infrastructure buildings factories water supply and metallurgical & material handling projects covering civil mechanical electrical and instrumentation engineering disciplines. Their Engineering & Construction Division designs engineering and executes projects for hydrocarbon sector with front-end design. Its heavy engineering division is organized into two independent companies: Heavy Engineering Independent Company and Ship Building Independent Company. Their Electrical & Electronics division comprises Electrical and Automation Independent Company and Medical Equipment and Systems business.L&T has an international presence with a global spread of offices. A thrust on international business has seen overseas earnings grow significantly. It continues to grow its overseas manufacturing footprint with facilities in China and the Gulf region. The company's businesses are supported by a wide marketing and distribution network and have established a reputation for strong customer support.Larsen & Toubro Ltd was incorporated in the year 1946 as a private limited company. Earlier the company was established as a partnership firm founded by two Danish engineers Henning Holk Larsen with Soren Kristian Toubro im Mumbai. In December 1950 the company became a Public Company with a paid-up capital of Rs.2 million. They executed prestigious orders during this period which includes the Amul Dairy at Anand and Blast Furnaces at Rourkela Steel Plant.During the year 1981-82 the company acquired 2 bulk shipping carriers from Japan. During the year 1983-84 they started one cement plant with capacity of 1 MTPA at Maharashtra. In the year 1997 the company formed a joint venture company with Deere Pvt Ltd to manufacture agricultural tractors namely L&T-John Deere Pvt Ltd. In April 1 2003 the company transferred their cement business to Ultra Tech Cement Ltd. The company received a host of awards medals and trophies for their continuous efforts. They received Environmental Excellence Gold award from Greentech Foundation during the years 2003-04 and 2004-05. Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) offered a trophy for high exports. The Ministry of Power conferred the first prize in National Energy Conservation for the year 2005.In July 2005 the company approved the divestment of their stake in L&T-John Deere Pvt Ltd. In August 2005 the company entered into a MoU with DatarSwitchgear Ltd (DSL) to merger the company with L&T. As on October 2005 the company totally exited from the packaging business by sale of their Glass Containers Business to ACE Glass. In the year 2006 the company amalgamated two of their own folds the L&T Power Investments Pvt Ltd (LTPL) amalgamated with India Infrastructure Developers Ltd (IIDL).During the year 2006-07 A Wall Street Journal survey featured L & T among Asia's Most Admired Companies and ranked the company No.1 for quality of products and for overall reputation. In April 2007 the company and theirs associate Audco India Ltd (AIL) invested Rs 35 crore in the Coimbatore (TN) switchboard and valve unit. Larsen & Toubro made a tie up with Japan's Toshiba Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for setting up manufacturing facilities for super-critical turbines and boilers used in coal-fired power generation plants. During the year 2008-09 the company transferred their entire 100% stake in L&TInfrastructure Finance Company Ltd L&T Finance Ltd and India Infrastructure Developers Ltd to L&T Capital Holdings Ltd (LTCHL). In March 31 2009 the company acquired 50% stake in L&T-Demag Plastics Machinery Ltd from the joint venture partner Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH. Accordingly L&T-Demag Plastics Machinery Ltd became a wholly owned subsidiary of the company with effect from March 31 2009.In April 2010 the company and Rolls-Royce the global power systems company signed an MoU for cooperation to effectively address the projected need for light water reactors in India and internationally. Also the company won a critical offshore platform contract from Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) valued at Rs1060 crore. In May 2010 the company and Howden signed a joint venture to design engineer manufacture and supply axial fans and air preheaters to Indian thermal power plants ranging between 100 MW to 1200 MW. The joint venture will invest around Rs100 crore for setting up of the industrial facility and related infrastructure. The manufacturing unit will be setup in Hazira Gujarat. In June 2010 the company secured orders aggregating Rs 747 crore from various customers like Coal India Indiabulls Power Ltd and Hindalco Industries Ltd. Also they secured orders aggregating to INR1440 crores (INR14.40 billion) for the construction of residential towers township and factory building. The Thermal Power Plant Construction business unit secured two orders aggregating Rs 827 crore from GVK Power for their Gautami Combined Cycle Power Plant Expansion and from SEPCO-I for Talwandi Sabo Power Plant in Punjab.In July 2010 the company won an offshore rig refurbishment contract from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation valued at Rs 376 crore. In August 2010 the company's Building & Factories Operating Company (B&F-OC) secured orders aggregating to Rs 10.25 billion for the construction of two hospital building residential projects in Mumbai and a cement plant from a major cement manufacturer. Also the company received two projects worth Rs 1195 crore from ONGC to set up additional processing units at its gas processing complexes at Hazira and Uran. In September 2010 the company and Befula Investments (South Africa) signed a share holders agreement to incorporate Larsen & Toubro T&D SA (Pty) Ltd in South Africa to capitalize on the power transmission and distribution opportunities in south Africa.In October 2010 the company received an order valued at Rs 1449 crore from DB Power Ltd promoted by the Bhaskar Group. In December 2010 they secured two orders amounting Rs 415 crore from Hindalco and Sepco-I. The Hindalco order worth Rs 253 crores is for carrying out structural steel works for the 6x150 MW captive power plant in Orissa. The Sepco-I order valued at Rs 162 crore is for the erection of boilers for their 2x660 MW Talwandi Sabo Power plant developed by Sterlite Energy Ltd in Punjab.In January 2011 the company secured orders aggregating Rs 1103 crore from various power plant developers for construction of merry go round systems construction of dedicated railway lines to link power plant sites to the main line rail network. The company Kobe Steel Ltd entered into a joint venture (JV) for the manufacture of internal mixers and twin screw rollerhead extruders for the tyre & rubber industry for global markets including India. The JV aims to provide customers with products for the tyre industry. In February 2011 the company secured an order valued over Rs 1100 crore from Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd (GSECL) a government of Gujarat company to set up a 1 x 375 MW gas based power plant at Dhuvaran near Baroda in Gujarat on EPC basis.In May 2011 the company received an order valued over Rs 3500 crore from PPN Power Generating Company Ltd based in Chennai for setting up a 3 x 360 MW gas based power plant at Village Pillaiperumalnallur in Nagpattinam District of Tamil Nadu State on EPC basis. They won a process platform contract from Gujarat State Corporation (GSPC) valued at Rs 14.50 billion. In July 2011 the company bagged a major international EPC order valued at Rs 1210 crore from Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) for supply and construction of thirteen extra high voltage (EHV) substations in Qatar.In August 2011 the company bagged international orders valued at USD 889 million in the hydrocarbon sector. One order is from Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Limited (GASCO) for its Habshan-Ruwais-Shuweihat (52/48 dia) Gas Pipeline Project. Valued at around USD 189 million it involves EPC installation & commissioning of 123 KM of the pipeline to be commissioned in 24 to 26 months. The other order is a USD 450 million EPCI project awarded to L&T Hydrocarbon's Upstream Business Group from ADMA-OPCO a subsidiary of ADNOC and a major producer of Oil & Gas for the UAE.In August 2011 the company secured new orders worth Rs 1340 crore in the Building & Factories segment for the construction of commercial & residential buildings including add-on orders from ongoing projects. In September 2011 they received a project order valued around Rs 700 crore from the Petroleum Development Oman LLC (PDO). The order is for setting up a green field project planned to treat an average of 3 MMSCMD of gas. In November 2011 they bagged new orders worth Rs 1629 crore in the building and factories segment.In December 2011 the company bagged a major order valued at Rs 21.64 billion in their Infrastructure Segment from GMR Infrastructure. The order is for construction of stretches consisting of six laning of Kishangarh Udaipur Ahmedabad Highway. The development would be executed on EPC (Engineering Procurement & Construction) basis.In 2012 Larsen and Toubro's financial arm L&T Finance Holdings Limited (LTFH) has entered into the housing finance business by acquiring Indo Pacific Housing Finance Ltd (IPHF) a small sized housing finance company. Larsen & Toubro (L&T) also bagged Rs 1937 crore order for 4-laning of a major portion of Shivpuri-Dewas section of NH-3 in Madhya Pradesh from GVK Group. L&T Construction Bags Orders Valued Rs. 1880 crore 1306 crores and Rs 1700 crores around various business segment. The company and and Samsung Techwin have joined hands to cooperate in the Indian Army's Tracked Self Propelled Artillery programme. L&T and Nexter Systems join hands for Indian army artillery programme. L&T Joint Venture firm bags contract from Sadara Chemical Company. L&T Construction Secures Orders Valued Over Rs 2592 Crore Rs 2040 crores and Rs 2008 crore from various business segments. L&T Wins Rs. 749 Crore Contract from ONGC for 4 Wellhead Platforms. L&T Wins Prestigious Order for Manufacture of Cryostat for International Fusion Energy Project. L&T led Joint Venture wins Rs. 1252 Cr Delhi Metro Contract. Larsen & Toubro bags $250mn EPC contract in Ras Laffan Qatar. L&T bags Rs 781 cr contract from ONGCIn 2013 L&T Completes Acquisition of Audco India Ltd. L&T IDPL bags Rs. 1293 crore road project in Odisha. L&T Group Company Wins Saudi Aramco Contract. L&T Ranked Asia's 2nd Most Sustainable Company in Industrial Sector. L&T Technology Services Wins Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award. L&T Wins Golden Peacock Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance. L&T Power Wins National Energy Conservation Award. L&T Wins ICICI Foundation-CNBC TV 18 `Inclusive India' Award. L&T Construction also Wins Rs.1630 Crores Expressway Project in Uttar Pradesh. L & T Bags USD 480 Million EPC orders in Bangladesh for Two Gas Based.L&T Wins Saudi Aramco Contract. L&T Wins Rs 5100 Crore Supercritical Power Plant Order from MP State Utility. L&T Construction Wins Rs. 4510 Crs Doha Metro ProjectIn 2015 L&T Won Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management' Award for Excellence in Power Project Execution from the Central Board and Good Corporate Citizen Award. L&T Construction Commissions India's first 765kV Gas Insulated Substation. L&T secures Rs 5580 cr power plant order from NTPC. L&T also Signs MoU with AREVA for Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project. L&T opens new service centre in Nagpur.