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MPS LTD Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Down 4.5%

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MPS LTD Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Down 4.5%
Fri, 20 Jul

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

MPS LTD Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-17*
3
Dec-17*
3
Mar-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m716679636-6.3%-11.2%
Other incomeRs m505150-2.7%-1.2%
TurnoverRs m767730686-6.1%-10.6%
ExpensesRs m4874394471.6%-8.4%
Gross profitRs m188239189-20.9%0.8%
DepreciationRs m201918-6.3%-8.7%
InterestRs m101350.0%80.0%
Profit before taxRs m218271220-18.8%1.0%
TaxRs m609669-28.2%15.6%
Profit after taxRs m159176152-13.7%-4.5%
Gross profit margin%26.235.329.8
Effective tax rate%27.335.331.2
Net profit margin%20.724.122.1
* 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 11.2% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were down by 8.4% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 0.8% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 29.8% in 4QFY18 as against 26.2% in 4QFY17.
  • Depreciation charges and finance costs declined by 8.7% YoY and 80.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 1.2% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 4.5% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from 20.7% in 4QFY17 to 22.1% in 4QFY18.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 6.3% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 1.6% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 20.9% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 29.8% in 4QFY18 as against 35.3% in 3QFY17.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 13.7% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 24.1% in 3QFY17 to 22.1% in 4QFY18.

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

MPS LTD Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, MPS LTD share price has moved up from Rs 588.1 to Rs 550.2, registering a Loss of Rs -37.9 or around 6.4%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 0.5% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 550.2, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of MPS LTD stands at 14.6 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 3.0 times.

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