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Sonata : Quality conscious.

Jan 22, 2001

Sonata recorded a marginal drop in sales for 3QFY01 of 2% on a QoQ basis. The company claims it has sacrificed growth rates to get quality projects. The operating margin has significantly jumped from about 20% to 29%. This is on account of about 13% drop in expenditure compared to the last quarter.

(Rs m) 2QFY01 3QFY01 Change
Sales 293 286 -2.3%
Other Income 11.6 10 -16.0%
Expenditure 234 202 -13.8%
Operating Profit (EBDIT) 59 84 43.9%
Operating Profit Margin (%) 20.0% 29.5%
Interest 0 0
Depreciation 9 9 2.6%
Profit before Tax 62 85 38.5%
Tax 1.5 2 33.3%
Profit after Tax/(Loss) 60 83 38.6%
Net profit margin (%) 20.6% 29.2%
Diluted number of shares 100.0 100.0
Diluted Earnings per share* 2.4 3.3
*(annualised)
P/E (X) 18.7 13.5

Staff costs were 20% of the revenues while the operating expenses were about 50% of the revenues.

At a price of Rs 45, the stock is trading at a P/E multiple of 13.5 times its 3QFY01annualised earnings.

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