KARACHI (PR): Lucky Cement Limited has outperformed its competition by declaring a profit of Rs 2.546 billion for the quarter ending 30th September 2013. The company recorded a 26.4pc rise in its first quarter profit for the year 2013-14, as compared to the corresponding period last year.

The earnings per share (EPS) for the corresponding period increased to Rs. 7.87 against an EPS of Rs. 6.23 of corresponding period last year. The company’s gross profit increased by 7.5% during the first quarter  as its net sales revenue improved by 5.4% to Rs. 9.332 billion against Rs. 8.852 billion of last year.