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Apollo Hospitals: No clear signs

Feb 21, 2003

Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Limited (AHEL), the largest hospital chain in the country has announced encouraging December quarter results. The company has reported a robust 24% topline growth in 3QFY03 while the bottomline growth has been limited to 11%. Bottomline growth has been aided by an improvement in margins.

Apollo Hospitals: Numbers disappoint

Nov 29, 2002

Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Limited, the healthcare major, has announced poor September quarter results. At first glance a topline growth of 16% and a bottomline growth of 33% on a YoY basis look attractive. A closer look reveals that due to the more than proportionate rise in expenditure, operating profits have actually fallen. Bottomilne growth has been aided by considerable rise in other income and fall in taxes. Net profits have actually fallen if the effect of other income were to be remov

Apollo Hospitals: IT driving healthcare

Oct 3, 2002

Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Limited (AHEL), the largest healthcare provider in India, has given a new meaning to the term healthcare. With the aim to be an integrated healthcare provider i.e. being able to provide primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare, AHEL has set up a network of nearly 4000 beds and a network of pharmacies and clinics spread across the country. From a single hospital in the early 1980s the company has grown to become the largest healthcare provider in India and possibly

Apollo hospitals: Steady recovery

Aug 8, 2002

Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Limited (AHEL) has announced encouraging results for 1QFY03. The company reported a 27% rise in its topline while its net profits have gone up by 6% on a YoY basis. AHEL had earlier reported a disappointing FY02 results where topline grew by 21% but net profits declined by 19%.

Healthcare: A bright horizon

Jun 20, 2002

The Indian healthcare industry may just be the next sunrise industry considering the innate potential of the sector. CMIE estimates the industry to be worth Rs 730 bn (US$ 15 bn) and expects it grow by 13% - 15% going forward. A good estimate of the growth potential is that while the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommends a population to bed ratio of 1 bed per 300 patients the current ratio in India is about 1 bed per 1,000 patients.

Max Corpn amalagmation propels Max India's numbers

Apr 26, 2000

The company amalgamated its wholly owned subsidiary Max Corpn during the year.

Max India posts 403% jump in net

Jan 20, 2000

A sharp rise in turnover, reduced interest expenditure and improved operational efficiencies have enabled Max India to post a 404% rise in net profits during 3QFY00. The company has seen its net profit margins jump from 10% to 30% during this period.

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