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About HPL Electric and Power Ltd is an established electric equipment manufacturing company in India, manufacturing a diverse portfolio of electric equipment, including metering solutions, switchgear, lighting equipment and wires and cables, catering to consumer and institutional customers in the electrical equipment industry.

HPL had the largest market share in India’s electricity energy meters market, with one of the most comprehensive portfolios of meters in India and the fifth largest market share for LED lamps during the corresponding period (Source: Frost & Sullivan Report, February 2016). 

The company has demonstrated robust growth and financial performance, reflecting its commitment to delivering long-term value to its stakeholders.

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Consolidated Q1FY24 Performance Highlights: Particulars (in Rs. Crore) Q1FY24 Q1FY23 Change Revenue from Operations 320.74 295.59 8.51 % EBITDA 40.04 37.64 6.36 % EBITDA Margin % 12.48 % 12.74 % (26 bps) Profit Before Tax 10.78 9.69 11.24 % Reported PAT 6.94 6.32 9.79 % PAT Margin % 2.16 % 2.14 % 2 bps Profit before tax- after Key Highlights for Q1FY24 (in Rs. Crore): • Revenue from operations for FY23 stood at ₹320. 74 crores, indicating a healthy YoY growth of 8.51% compared to ₹295.59 crore in Q1 FY23.

• In the Metering & Systems segment, revenue grew by 20% YoY to ₹ 176 crore in Q1 FY24 from ₹ 147 crore in Q1 FY23.

• EBITDA for the quarter reached ₹40.04 crores, reflecting a commendable growth of 6.36% from ₹37.64 crores in Q1 FY23.

• PAT for the quarter amounted to ₹6.94 crores, demonstrating a commendable growth of 9.79% from ₹6.32 crores in Q1 FY23.

• The company’s gross profit for Q1 FY24 stood at ₹106.05 crores, showcasing an upswing of 6.90% from ₹99.20 crores in Q1 FY23.

• Order book of over ₹2000 crore.

HPL Electric & Power Ltd.’s Q1 FY24 performance showcases resilient growth across key financial metrics. The company’s revenue from operations has increased by 8.51% YoY, reaching ₹320.74 crores compared to ₹295.59 crores in Q1 FY23. This growth indicates a positive demand for smart metering and the consumer and industrial segments in domestic and global markets. The gross profit has also surged by 6.90% YoY, demonstrating effective cost management and improved profitability. Additionally, EBITDA has grown by 6.36% YoY, showcasing efficient operational performance for Q1FY24.

The Company’s Q1FY24 performance brings to light its strategic focus on smart meter growth that aligns seamlessly with India’s evolving energy landscape, positioned for a major upgrade through digitalization. In the Metering & Systems segment, revenue grew by 20% YoY to ₹ 176 crore in Q1 FY24 from ₹ 147 crore in Q1 FY23.

 This robust growth indicates HPL’s ability to meet the increasing demand for smart meters, which play a vital role in modernizing India’s energy infrastructure. Furthermore, with the potential integration of 5G technology and rising demand for consumer and industrial equipment, HPL’s leadership in these sectors underscores its pivotal role in shaping the future of energy efficiency.

Mr. Gautam Seth, Joint Managing Director & CFO, of HPL Electric & Power Ltd. shared, “India’s shift towards smart metering and the emerging opportunities in the 5G era create an exciting horizon for HPL. Our Q1 FY24 performance is a testament to our commitment to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction. The Profit After Tax (PAT) has shown a significant growth of 9.79% YoY, reflecting our ability to convert operational performance into increased bottom-line profits.

Notably, we are pleased to have acquired a prestigious order valued at INR 416.84 Crores for the deployment of an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project that marks our entry into AMISP contracts. This project is supported by the World Bank, in collaboration with West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL).

 With a strong foundation in electric equipment manufacturing, our growth in the wire and cable segment is also equally promising. As the nation’s reliance on electricity and connectivity continues to rise, the demand for high-quality wire and cable products is anticipated to grow steadily.

Moving forward, as we contribute to India’s energy transformation, we remain focused on cutting-edge innovation, enhanced operational efficiency, and delivering sustainable growth to our stakeholders.” With an order book exceeding ₹2000+ crore as on 4th July, 2023, HPL’s position at the forefront of India’s energy modernization journey is solidified. As the nation embraces energy-efficient solutions, HPL is poised to play an instrumental role in shaping the landscape of India’s energy efficiency future.