Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) has released its unaudited results for the half-year ended June 2021, recording significant improvement across its major income lines.
The conglomerate with strategic investments in the power, hospitality, and energy sectors, recorded a profit after tax of N6.5bn, rising by 713% up from N0.8bn recorded in June of the previous year. Other key highlights of the result include the following: revenue rose by 53%, from N35.0bn in June 2020 to N53.3bn in the period under consideration. Gross profit grew by 60%, from N14.7bn in June 2020 to N23.5bn in June 2021. Profit before tax rose by 689% from N0.9bn in June 2020 to N7.1b in June 2021.
Commenting on the performance, Transcorp’s president/group CEO, Owen Omogiafo, reiterated the conglomerate’s commitment towards producing long-term value and sustainable impact. “We are pleased to see the sustained growth in our group performance, which was achieved as a result of the improved performance across all the sectors we operate in. The revenue achieved in our power business grew by 48%, as a result of improved gas supply and increased generation capacity,” she stated.
On the hospitality sector, Mrs Omogiafo stated that the company’s strategic actions have resulted in a growth in revenue of up to 84%, despite the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 epidemic on the Nigerian and global hospitality industries. She expressed confidence in the company’s recovery strategies, citing the recent official launch of Aura, the company’s digital hospitality platform, as a testament to that confidence.
On the group’s capacity to sustain its performance, Omogiafo said, “We do not plan to rest on our oars. We will continue to sweat our existing assets and explore new frontiers, as we continue to deliver on our purpose of Improving Lives and Transforming Nigeria.”