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COLGATE Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Up 12.6%

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COLGATE Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Up 12.6%
Thu, 24 Jan

COLGATE has announced its results for the quarter ended December 2018. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

COLGATE Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Dec-17*
3
Sep-18*
3
Dec-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m10,33311,68010,994-5.9%6.4%
Other incomeRs m908679-8.4%-12.5%
TurnoverRs m10,42411,76711,073-5.9%6.2%
ExpensesRs m7,5098,3857,849-6.4%4.5%
Gross profitRs m2,8243,2963,145-4.6%11.3%
DepreciationRs m3963984061.9%2.6%
InterestRs m0000.0%0.0%
Profit before taxRs m2,5192,9842,818-5.6%11.9%
TaxRs m8121,020897-12.1%10.4%
Profit after taxRs m1,7071,9641,921-2.2%12.6%
Gross profit margin%27.328.228.6
Effective tax rate%32.334.231.8
Net profit margin%16.416.717.3
* 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 6.4% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 4.5% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 11.3% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 28.6% in 3QFY19 as against 27.3% in 3QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 2.6% and finance costs increased by 0.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 12.5% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 12.6% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from 16.4% in 3QFY18 to 17.3% in 3QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 5.9% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were down by 6.4% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 4.6% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 28.6% in 3QFY19 as against 28.2% in 2QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 2.2% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 16.7% in 2QFY18 to 17.3% in 3QFY19.

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

COLGATE Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, COLGATE share price has moved up from Rs 1,152.6 to Rs 1,322.1, registering a Gain of Rs 169.5 or around 14.7%.

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE FMCG Index is trading at Rs 11,703.1 (up 0.2%). Over the last one year it has moved up from 10,995.3 to 11,703.1, a gain of 708 points (up 6.4%).

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 0.2% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 1,322.1, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of COLGATE stands at 46.9 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 23.6 times.

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