SmithKline Consumer's impressive profit growth in 2QFY01
SmithKline Beecham Consumer Healthcare (SBCH) has reported an impressive 29% in topline and a 41% jump in net profits to Rs 278 m in the 2QFY01.
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The company's operating margins improved to 16.3% during the 2QFY01 due to effective cost control measures initiated by the company. This has resulted in a 53% increase in the operating profits. However net profit growth is comparatively lower due to increase in depreciation charge and interest cost.
The company's earnings per share of Rs 24.5, implies a P/E multiple of 18 times its 2QFY01 annualised earnings. The company's market cap to sales ratio of 2.4 times is comparatively lower than its historic 3-4 times.
GSK Consumer Healthcare declared results for the quarter ended September 2016. The revenues dropped by 1.3% during the quarter as compared to a year ago; while the profits declined by 16.6% YoY during the quarter.
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