July 12 (Reuters) – KSK Power Ventur Plc (KSK.L) posted a higher full-year pretax profit, driven mainly by forex gains, and said it remained on course to meet market expectations in 2011.
Analysts on average are expecting a pretax profit of $78.1 million on revenue of $186.4 million for fiscal 2011, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
KSK, which operates power projects in India, said the pretax profit included a forex gain of $31.8 million, mainly due to a restatement of its foreign currency facilities.
For the year ended March 31, the company posted a pretax profit of $76.9 million, compared with $8.6 million in the year-ago period.
Operating profit increased nearly 118 percent to $23.1 million, while revenue was nearly flat at $52.9 million.
Shares of KSK were up 3.1 percent to 500 pence at 0715 GMT on Monday on the London Stock Exchange. (Reporting by Anirban Sen in Bangalore; Editing by Roshni Menon)