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GHCL LTD. Announces Quarterly Results (1QFY19); Net Profit Down 4.4%

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GHCL LTD. Announces Quarterly Results (1QFY19); Net Profit Down 4.4%
Wed, 25 Jul

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

GHCL LTD. Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Jun-17*
3
Mar-18*
3
Jun-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m8,0137,2877,5463.6%-5.8%
Other incomeRs m293921-46.4%-26.8%
TurnoverRs m8,0417,3267,5673.3%-5.9%
ExpensesRs m6,3725,4776,04410.4%-5.1%
Gross profitRs m1,6411,8101,502-17.0%-8.4%
DepreciationRs m252340274-19.3%8.9%
InterestRs m30630734311.6%11.8%
Profit before taxRs m1,1111,202906-24.6%-18.5%
TaxRs m467381290-23.8%-37.9%
Profit after taxRs m644822616-25.0%-4.4%
Gross profit margin%20.524.819.9
Effective tax rate%42.031.732.0
Net profit margin%8.011.28.1
* 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 5.8% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were down by 5.1% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 8.4% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins remained same and stood at 19.9% in 1QFY19.
  • Depreciation charges and finance costs increased by 8.9% YoY and 11.8% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 26.8% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 4.4% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from 8.0% in 1QFY18 to 8.1% in 1QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 3.6% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 10.4% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 17.0% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 19.9% in 1QFY19 as against 24.8% in 4QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 25.0% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 11.2% in 4QFY18 to 8.1% in 1QFY19.

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

GHCL LTD. Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, GHCL LTD. share price has moved up from Rs 238.2 to Rs 250.5, registering a Gain of Rs 12.3 or around 5.2%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 0.1% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 250.5, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of GHCL LTD. stands at 9.3 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 1.6 times.

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