December 2, 2022


NEW DELHI: Shares of Tata Motors shed virtually 2 per cent in Thursday’s session as retail gross sales of JLR dropped 37.6 per cent to 80,126 models in October-December 2021, with China gross sales falling 6.9 per cent and Europe gross sales down 6.8 per cent in comparison with the earlier quarter.

The scrip fell to a low of Rs 499 as towards Rs 507.25 at earlier shut on the Nationwide Inventory Alternate.

“Underlying demand for JLR merchandise stays robust and the corporate has proactively managed semiconductor provides to maximise manufacturing of upper margin merchandise,” Tata Motors mentioned in an alternate submitting.

The gross sales of luxurious vehicle producer Jaguar Land Rover, which is owned by Tata Motors, proceed to undergo due to a scarcity in semi-conductor chips.

Whereas retail gross sales took a success in October-December, the corporate did acquire some consolation from an increase in wholesales, which climbed 8 per cent within the interval beneath evaluation.

In response to experiences, analysts usually are not wholly pessimistic concerning the firm’s prospects because the chip scarcity disaster is exhibiting indicators of abating.

Financial institution of America gave the inventory a impartial ranking whereas observing that JLR’s volumes proceed to disappoint, however the constructive gross sales combine helped the corporate report a constructive money circulation (£150 million), experiences mentioned.

The easing of semiconductor scarcity is seen in JLR’s output too, experiences mentioned, including that manufacturing elevated to 72,184 models, up 41% in October-December. The corporate’s order guide stood at 1, 54,000 models, and the corporate’s money circulation was constructive at £150 million (approx. ?1,520 crore), experiences mentioned.



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