KARACHI: Pakistan State Oil (PSO) announced profit-after-tax (PAT) at Rs9.52bn and earnings per share (EPS) at Rs20.28 for the first half ended Dec 31, 2020, up 48pc from Rs6.44bn and EPS at Rs13.71 in the comparable period of 2019.

The board announced a cash dividend of Rs5 per share.

Engro income soars 52pc to Rs25bn

Engro Corporation recorded PAT (attributable to the owners of the Holding Company) at Rs25.1bn and EPS at Rs43.6 for the year ended Dec 31, 2020, up 52pc over PAT at Rs16.5bn and EPS at Rs28.69 the previous year.

The company announced a dividend of Rs2 per share taking the total payout to Rs26 per share.

Mari Petroleum profit rises 11pc

Mari Petroleum Company Ltd posted a PAT at Rs16.4 billion, turning into EPS at Rs122.94 for the 1HFY21. It represented a growth of 11pc over the PAT at Rs14.7bn and EPS at Rs110.55 in the corresponding first half of FY20. Alongside the results, the company declared an interim cash dividend at Rs6 per share.

FBL earnings up

Faysal Bank Ltd (FBL) declared PAT at Rs6.68bn ad EPS at Rs4.40 for the year ended Dec 31, 2020, up 11.33pc over PAT at Rs6bn and EPS at Rs3.96 for 2019.

Published in Dawn, February 19th, 2021

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