AMBUJA CEMENT Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY20); Net Profit Up 7.0%

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AMBUJA CEMENT Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY20); Net Profit Up 7.0%
Wed, 29 Apr

AMBUJA CEMENT has announced its results for the quarter ended March 2020. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

AMBUJA CEMENT Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-19*
3
Dec-19*
3
Mar-20*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m68,30771,26462,497-12.3%-8.5%
Other incomeRs m2,6269521,41848.9%-46.0%
TurnoverRs m70,93372,21763,915-11.5%-9.9%
ExpensesRs m58,33760,09150,583-15.8%-13.3%
Gross profitRs m9,97011,17311,9136.6%19.5%
DepreciationRs m2,7963,1002,964-4.4%6.0%
InterestRs m383530337-36.5%-12.2%
Profit before taxRs m9,4168,49610,03118.1%6.5%
TaxRs m2,5091,3362,64097.6%5.2%
Profit after taxRs m6,9087,1607,3913.2%7.0%
Gross profit margin%14.615.719.1
Effective tax rate%26.615.726.3
Net profit margin%9.79.911.6
* 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 8.5% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were down by 13.3% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 19.5% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 19.1% in 4QFY20 as against 14.6% in 4QFY19.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 6.0% and finance costs declined by 12.2% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 46.0% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 7.0% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from 9.7% in 4QFY19 to 11.6% in 4QFY20.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 12.3% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were down by 15.8% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 6.6% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 19.1% in 4QFY20 as against 15.7% in 3QFY19.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 3.2% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 9.9% in 3QFY19 to 11.6% in 4QFY20.

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AMBUJA CEMENT Share Price Performance

Over the last one year,AMBUJA CEMENT share price has moved down from Rs 225.9 to Rs 170.3, registering a Loss of Rs 55.7 or around 24.6%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is down 17.0% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 170.3, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of AMBUJA CEMENT stands at 12.0 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 1.5 times.

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