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L&T Q2 preview: PAT may fall up to 64.1% YoY; dividend announcement eyed

Emkay Global estimates net sales (revenue) to come in at Rs 34,188.6 crore, down 3.2 per cent on a year-on-year (YoY) basis.

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Last week, L&T said it would consider a special dividend at its board meeting on Wednesday.

Swati Verma New Delhi
Engineering and construction conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is scheduled to announce its September quarter result of the current fiscal year (Q2FY21) on Wednesday, October 28. The second quarter is expected to be soft for the capital goods companies in terms of inflows while execution may improve sequentially.

According to analysts, after the easing of lockdown norms, many companies are nearing pre-Covid levels of operations, though, for construction-oriented businesses, labor availability remains a challenge. Execution remains weaker due to social distancing norms impacting productivity in manufacturing and construction activities, besides weak demand and logistical challenges due to erratic local lockdowns.

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First Published: Oct 27 2020 | 12:45 PM IST

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