May. 2, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd<601088
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Basic earnings per share were RMB 0.56 in the period.
The coal producer's operating revenue jumped 25.3% year on year to RMB 59.53 billion in the first three months.
The company produced 79.1 million metric tons of commercial coal in the period, reflecting an increase of 12.4% year on year. Coal sales grew 16.0% year on year to 108.3 million metric tons, and electricity output rose 19.6% to 43.85 terawatt hours (TWh).
China Shenhua Energy earlier reported a net profit of RMB 44.82 billion of net profit for 2011, 18.4% more than in the previous year, according to an earlier report
from China Knowledge.