Jul. 3, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China National Materials Co Ltd or Sinoma<1893
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In the first six months of 2011, the company's net profit was RMB 739 million.
The company said the significant drop in net profit was in part due to a loss from an overseas project.
In 2011, the company's net profit attributable to shareholders of the company surged 32.78% from the previous year to RMB 1.46 billion, with earnings per share at RMB 0.41. Pre-tax profit rose 16.50% to RMB 4.88 billion last year and operating revenue grew 13.95% to RMB 50.70 billion.