CENTURY PLYBOARDS Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Down 4.4%

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CENTURY PLYBOARDS Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Down 4.4%
Wed, 29 May

CENTURY PLYBOARDS has announced its results for the quarter ended March 2019. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

CENTURY PLYBOARDS Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-18*
3
Dec-18*
3
Mar-19*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m5,4415,7895,8320.7%7.2%
Other incomeRs m13162985.0%124.2%
TurnoverRs m5,4545,8055,8611.0%7.5%
ExpensesRs m4,6105,0305,1963.3%12.7%
Gross profitRs m832759637-16.2%-23.4%
DepreciationRs m2771361435.2%-48.4%
InterestRs m122639450.0%-23.1%
Profit before taxRs m445577429-25.6%-3.7%
TaxRs m8816287-46.3%-0.9%
Profit after taxRs m357414342-17.5%-4.4%
Gross profit margin%15.313.110.9
Effective tax rate%19.828.220.4
Net profit margin%6.57.15.8
* Results Consolidated
Interim results exclude extraordinary / exceptional items
Source: Company Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


Year-on-Year Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 7.2% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 12.7% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 23.4% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 10.9% in 4QFY19 as against 15.3% in 4QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges declined by 48.4% and finance costs declined by 23.1% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 124.2% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 4.4% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 6.5% in 4QFY18 to 5.8% in 4QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 0.7% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 3.3% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 16.2% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 10.9% in 4QFY19 as against 13.1% in 3QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 17.5% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 7.1% in 3QFY18 to 5.8% in 4QFY19.

To see how CENTURY PLYBOARDS has performed over the last eight quarters, please visit here.

CENTURY PLYBOARDS Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, CENTURY PLYBOARDS share price has moved up from Rs 280.6 to Rs 172.3, registering a Loss of Rs 108.4 or around 38.6%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 12.9% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 172.3, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of CENTURY PLYBOARDS stands at 24.1 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 4.5 times.

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