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FDC LTD. Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Down 33.6%

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FDC LTD. Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Down 33.6%
Fri, 23 Nov

FDC LTD. has announced its results for the quarter ended September 2018. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

FDC LTD. Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Sep-17*
3
Jun-18*
3
Sep-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m3,0462,8572,681-6.2%-12.0%
Other incomeRs m11013315214.3%38.0%
TurnoverRs m3,1562,9902,833-5.3%-10.3%
ExpensesRs m2,1462,1692,151-0.8%0.2%
Gross profitRs m900688530-23.0%-41.1%
DepreciationRs m8988902.6%0.8%
InterestRs m343-21.8%0.6%
Profit before taxRs m918729589-19.3%-35.9%
TaxRs m269219158-28.0%-41.4%
Profit after taxRs m649511431-15.6%-33.6%
Gross profit margin%29.524.119.8
Effective tax rate%29.330.026.8
Net profit margin%20.617.115.2
* 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 fell 12.0% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 0.2% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 41.1% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 19.8% in 2QFY19 as against 29.5% in 2QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 0.8% and finance costs increased by 0.6% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 38.0% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 33.6% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 20.6% in 2QFY18 to 15.2% in 2QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 6.2% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were down by 0.8% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 23.0% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 19.8% in 2QFY19 as against 24.1% in 1QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 15.6% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 17.1% in 1QFY18 to 15.2% in 2QFY19.

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

FDC LTD. Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, FDC LTD. share price has moved up from Rs 210.4 to Rs 185.6, registering a Loss of Rs 24.8 or around 11.8%.

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE HEALTHCARE Index is trading at Rs 14,303.0 (down 0.6%). Over the last one year it has moved up from 13,976.3 to 14,303.0, a gain of 327 points (up 2.3%).

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 4.2% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 185.6, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of FDC LTD. stands at 19.6 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 3.9 times.

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