Aptech Ltd announces 25% dividend
Mumbai, May 31, 2011 - Aptech Ltd., the global career education and training company, has announced its operating results for the fourth quarter and financial year ended March 31, 2011.
- 25% dividend
- Operating income for the year was `1,907.50 million as against ``1,576.43 million in the previous financial year, representing a growth of 21.0%
- EBITDA for the year was `569.67 million, growth of 155.0% over previous financial year
- Profit Before Tax was `434.43 million, representing a growth of 548.1%
vis-à-vis previous year
- Recorded PAT of `449.79 million in comparison with a loss of `223.51 million in FY2010
Commenting on the results, Mr. Ninad Karpe, Managing Director & CEO, Aptech Limited said, “In the recent years, the demand for career education and specialized courses has been steadily on the rise due to the growing emphasis on professional and skill-based knowledge. Our performance this quarter has been positive and this is evident from our result which was announced yesterday. The year gone by has seen us consolidate our position as a global education & training services company having reached over 40 countries with over 1300 centres till now.
DIVIDENDThe Board has recommended a dividend of 25% on the face value of the equity shares.
About Aptech Ltd.
Aptech commenced its education & training business in 1986 and has trained over 6 million students – globally. Aptech is an ISO 9001:2000 organization and the first IT Training and Education company to get this certification for Education Support Services in 1993. Aptech has presence in 40+ countries through its two main streams of businesses – Individual training and Enterprise Business. As a leader in career & vocational education, it has over 1300+ centres of learning all across the geography.
Under Individual Training, Aptech offers career and professional training through its Aptech Computer Education, Arena Animation & Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (both in Animation & Multimedia), Aptech Hardware & Networking Academy, Aptech Aviation & Hospitality Academy and Aptech English Learning Academy brands. Corporate Services include Content Development (Aptech Learning Services), Training and Assessment Solutions for Corporates & Institutions (Aptech Training Solutions, Aptech Assessment & Testing Solutions).
For further information on Aptech Limited, please visit our website at www.aptech-worldwide.com
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